Nicole Kidman turns 50 as she enjoys major career comeback

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She’s been delighting viewers since her acting debut in 1983’s A Bush Christmas when she was just 15-years-old.

And on Tuesday, Nicole Kidman turned fifty.

The milestone birthday comes at a great time in the star’s life, as she enjoys a huge career comeback in addition to her already blissful personal life with husband Keith Urban and their two children.

Birthday Girl! Legendary Australian actress Nicole Kidman turned fifty on Tuesday

Birthday Girl! Legendary Australian actress Nicole Kidman turned fifty on Tuesday

Birthday Girl! Legendary Australian actress Nicole Kidman turned fifty on Tuesday

The flame-haired stunner recently received critical acclaim and commercial success for her role in the hit HBO drama, Big Little Lies.

The A-list cable drama was one of the most-talked about shows of the year and is currently rumoured to be returning for a much anticipated second season.

Nicole has also regained her title as the undisputed ‘Queen of Cannes’ after having four projects showing at the festival this year.

She's come a long way! The stunner got her big Hollywood break in 1990's Days of Thunder

She's come a long way! The stunner got her big Hollywood break in 1990's Days of Thunder

She’s come a long way! The stunner got her big Hollywood break in 1990’s Days of Thunder

Like a fine wine! The flame-haired beauty has barely aged a day between 1989 (left) and 2017 (right)

Like a fine wine! The flame-haired beauty has barely aged a day between 1989 (left) and 2017 (right)

Like a fine wine! The flame-haired beauty has barely aged a day between 1989 (left) and 2017 (right)

Like a fine wine! The flame-haired beauty has barely aged a day between 1989 (left) and 2017 (right)

Like a fine wine! The flame-haired beauty has barely aged a day between 1989 (left) and 2017 (right)

Red hot! The talented beauty showcased a vampy look in the early 2000s

Red hot! The talented beauty showcased a vampy look in the early 2000s

Red hot! The talented beauty showcased a vampy look in the early 2000s

The first was the psychological thriller The Killing of a Sacred Deer.

The movie was directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, whose last film, The Lobster, was nominated for an Academy Award.

She will also star in Beguiled, from acclaimed director Sofia Coppola, and the sci-fi rom-com How to Talk to Girls at Parties. 

Pure elegance: The 50-year-old is now known for her stunning red carpet displays 

Pure elegance: The 50-year-old is now known for her stunning red carpet displays 

Pure elegance: The 50-year-old is now known for her stunning red carpet displays 

Best friends: Nicole shares a close friendship with fellow Australian star Naomi Watts

Best friends: Nicole shares a close friendship with fellow Australian star Naomi Watts

Best friends: Nicole shares a close friendship with fellow Australian star Naomi Watts

The last was the BBC miniseries, Top of the Lake.

Nicole’s triumphant return comes after she suffered a string of box office flops over the past decade.

Some of her biggest bombs include Queen of the Dessert, The Invasion, Trespass, and Grace of Monaco, which premiered on the Lifetime TV network.

True love? Nicole met ex-husband Tom Cruise on the set of 1990's Days of Thunder

True love? Nicole met ex-husband Tom Cruise on the set of 1990's Days of Thunder

True love? Nicole met ex-husband Tom Cruise on the set of 1990’s Days of Thunder

Those were the days: Tom and Nicole were a Hollywood power couple back in the 90s 

Those were the days: Tom and Nicole were a Hollywood power couple back in the 90s 

Those were the days: Tom and Nicole were a Hollywood power couple back in the 90s 

She previously won the Best Actress Oscar in 2003 for the period drama The Hours.

Some of her other iconic films include To Die For, Eyes Wide Shut, Cold Mountain, and Dogville.  

In addition to turning her career around, the actress seems to be happier than ever in her marriage to country superstar Keith Urban.

Now we're talking! The hopeless romantic married Australian singer Keith Urban in 2006

Now we're talking! The hopeless romantic married Australian singer Keith Urban in 2006

Now we’re talking! The hopeless romantic married Australian singer Keith Urban in 2006

See the difference? Nicole looks much happier with Keith (right) than she did with Tom (left)

See the difference? Nicole looks much happier with Keith (right) than she did with Tom (left)

See the difference? Nicole looks much happier with Keith (right) than she did with Tom (left)

See the difference? Nicole looks much happier with Keith (right) than she did with Tom (left)

See the difference? Nicole looks much happier with Keith (right) than she did with Tom (left)

All smiles! Nicole supported Keith at the CMT Music Awards last month

All smiles! Nicole supported Keith at the CMT Music Awards last month

All smiles! Nicole supported Keith at the CMT Music Awards last month

The two Aussies tied the knot in 2006, and have since welcomed two daughters together: Sunday Rose, and Faith Margaret. 

Nicole was previously married to Tom Cruise for 11 years, before divorcing in 2001.

The controversial couple adopted two children together, Isabella Jane and Conner Cruise.

Past Vs. Present: Nicole has two adopted children with Tom (left) and two biological daughters with Keith (right)

Past Vs. Present: Nicole has two adopted children with Tom (left) and two biological daughters with Keith (right)

Past Vs. Present: Nicole has two adopted children with Tom (left) and two biological daughters with Keith (right)

Past Vs. Present: Nicole has two adopted children with Tom (left) and two biological daughters with Keith (right)

Past Vs. Present: Nicole has two adopted children with Tom (left) and two biological daughters with Keith (right)

Happy family! With Keith and daughters Sunday Rose and Faith Margaret by her side, Nicole's new life seems picture perfect

Happy family! With Keith and daughters Sunday Rose and Faith Margaret by her side, Nicole's new life seems picture perfect

Happy family! With Keith and daughters Sunday Rose and Faith Margaret by her side, Nicole’s new life seems picture perfect

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