By Rachel Lankester, Editor

We’re all about amplifying the voices of women in midlife and beyond. There are some amazing women in the ‘older’ category on Instagram, who embody positive ageing and we get a lot of inspiration from them. So we thought it would be good to share some of our favorite Instagram influencers over 50 with you. If you listen to our Magnificent Midlife Podcast you may recognize some of our wonderful guests. Enjoy! Let us know in the comments if we’ve missed any of your favorites from our list!

Instagram influencers over 50

Rachel Peru

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Rachel Peru is a 50-year-old silver curve model, represented by Bridge models in London. She’s passionate about older women over 40 being represented and visible in the fashion industry with a real love for modelling lingerie and swimwear to help promote body confidence in midlife. As well as her modelling and body positivity work, she also has her own brilliant podcast called Liberte Free to Be with Rachel Peru. Luckily she recently had a birthday so we can include her in our Instagram influencers over 50 roll call! It just wouldn’t be right not to.

Website | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube

Listen to Rachel Peru on the Magnificent Midlife Podcast: Embracing Silver Hair And A New Career

Jo Moseley

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Jo Moseley is a multi-passionate and active lifestyle enthusiast and the founder of the blog Healthy Happy 50. She’s passionate about inspiring and empowering women in midlife and beyond to become and stay active and reap the positive benefits of that. Jo completed a North of England coast to coast stand-up paddle board (SUP) challenge, becoming the first woman to do this at the tender age of 54. Jo recently started her own podcast, The Joy Of SUP.

Website | Twitter | Instagram | Podcast

Listen to Jo Moseley on the Magnificent Midlife Podcast: Just Doing It And Living The Dream

Tania Dalton

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Tania Dalton is a 52-year-old Healthy Ageing Coach and Personal Trainer who is also passionate about redefining age. Passionate about sharing her knowledge, ideas and philosophies with other people, Tania believes that ‘investing in your health is the most important investment you can make’. Her goal is to help empower other midlifers to fully enjoy their lives, love their bodies and be fit and healthy regardless of their age. She shares her own fitness journey as well as learnings from middle of life experiences.

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Listen to Tania Dalton on the Magnificent Midlife Podcast: Staying Fit And Healthy Through Menopause

Suzi Grant

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Suzi Grant is a qualified nutritionist, broadcaster & author of three health books. Her most recent book, Alternative Ageing, provides sound advice on ageing healthily and naturally. She also runs a blog that offers regular articles, recipes and inspiration for anyone who wants to be fit, funky and fabulous in their 60s and beyond! She’s a social media superstar and has been featured in lots of top magazines! Suzi was the first ever guest on the Magnificent Midlife podcast! She’s often to be found showcasing her impeccable style and latest vintage finds. 

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Listen to Suzi Grant on the Magnificent Midlife Podcast: The Secrets Of Alternative Aging

Alyson Walsh

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Alyson Walsh is a freelance journalist, former magazine fashion editor and author. She strongly believes that it’s not about age, it’s about good style. That’s Not My Age began in 2008, when she noticed a space online to celebrate midlife and beyond. Over a decade later, That’s Not My Age has been at the forefront of a movement empowering women and calling out ageism and sexism. Alyson is one of the UK’s favourite fashion influencers and can be found writing about fashion trends that work for women of all ages but especially gen xers in a wide range of media as well as on her own platforms.

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Kwavi Agbeyegbe

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Kwavi Agbeyegbeis a midlife lifestyle and weight loss coach who specializes in helping women embrace midlife. She’s passionate about changing negative midlife narratives. She believes now is the time for us to take action, and it’s never too late.

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Listen to Kwavi Agbeyegbe on the Magnificent Midlife Podcast: Changing Midlife Stereotypes With Kwavi

Nikki Garnett

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Nikki Garnett is an award-winning blogger writing about ageless style and the former editor of Selfridges magazine. She runs the blog Midlifechic which is a UK style blog for women over 40 focusing on wearable fashion and family life. Midlifechic is for women over 40 who are getting their groove back. Nikki provides weekly fashion tips for her own personal world of fashion. She’s a fantastic fashion icon for midlife women. 

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Makeda Smith

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Makeda Smith is a veteran entertainment industry publicist ( as well as an independent performance artist who trains and teaches pole dance and exotic flow movement. She began her pole and aerial training at the age of 50 and has received international media coverage for her dance accomplishments and the launch of her dance brand, FlyingOver50. Her mission is to reawaken the sleeping goddess that resides in all women, regardless of their age! She’s one of the most inspiring older influencers showing that despite what society may suggest, we never have an expiration date. 

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Listen to Makeda Smith on the Magnificent Midlife Podcast: Pole Dancing Over 50

Lorraine Ladish

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Lorraine Ladish is the founder and CEO of Viva Fifty! a bilingual community that celebrates being 50+. She’s been an editor, lifestyle blogger, lifestyle influencer and is also a yoga teacher and Reiki Master. Her latest venture is The Flawed Yogini. Her social media platforms are bilingual English/Spanish.

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Gail McNeill

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Gail McNeil is an ethical, organic t-shirt designer and content creator. She is positively embracing midlife with silver hair, sassy wrinkles and a vegan, cruelty free lifestyle. She’s really good with makeup, loves to jump rope and is a fantastic role model for middle-aged women! She’s all about showing how life over 50 can be our best years yet.

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Rebecca Weef Smith

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Rebecca Weef Smith was the editor of the deliciously glossy Goldie Magazine and is a gorgeous fashion diva. She is re-fashioning life, demonstrating her unique perspectives on everything, and on a mission to create some of the coolest, funniest short videos you can hope to brighten your day.

Lyn Slater

Lyn Slater is the Accidental Icon on social media. She’s an older fashion diva, popular with younger audiences, as much as mature women. She’s a university professor, with a brilliant sense of style and unique perspectives, who accidentally became one of the most popular senior influencers with a massive following on her Instagram account. Her book How To Be Old is published in March 2024. She’s quickly become one of the biggest names in our top social media influencers over 50 list.

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Rachel Lankester

And of course there’s me too. I couldn’t leave me out from a list of Instagram influencers over 50! I’m on Instagram as Magnificent Midlife! I aim to change the world one magnificent midlife woman at a time, empowering your next chapter, disrupting ageism and changing outdated narratives. My Instagram feed is a mix of lifestyle content, thoughts, inspiration, and the Magnificent Midlife Podcast.

Websites: Magnificent Midlife, The Mutton Club and MenoClarity | Facebook | Instagram | | Twitter | Pinterest | Youtube

I hope you are as inspired by these influencers over 50 as we are. They are really great people to follow!

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