Jared Leto flashes his abs on 50th birthday: 'How are you 50?'

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Jared Leto is sharing shirtless shots on his 50th birthday. (Photo: REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni)
Jared Leto is sharing shirtless shots on his 50th birthday. (Photo: REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni)

Jared Leto is flashing his abs at 50.

The Oscar winner turned the big 5-0 on Dec. 26, marking the occasion with not one but two shirtless shots. On Christmas, the eve of his birthday, the Santa-hat-wearing Suicide Squad star teased fans with a peek at his bare chest underneath a denim shirt. 

For his actual big day on Sunday, the former My So-Called Life heartthrob ditched the shirt completely, posing topless and baring his sculpted — and seemingly oiled-up — abs while holding a slice of rainbow layer cake. It's unclear, however, when the photo was taken, as the bloodied lip and director's chair suggest Leto was captured behind-the-scenes while shooting Morbius, in which he plays a biochemist-turned-vampire. 

"Thx for all the bday wishes!" Leto captioned the steamy post, which prompted a fan to respond, "How are you 50?"

According to Leto's Instagram, rock climbing helps him stay in shape. The star has also credited his mostly vegan diet. 

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"I still have plenty of vices, but alcohol isn't one of them," he told British GQ in 2013. "It's probably just down to sleep and diet. If you travel long haul a lot or don't sleep much, it's not going to last very long, that's for sure. I'm pretty healthy so I think that helps a lot. I've been that way for a long time — 20 solid years of eating vegetarian/vegan and taking care of myself. That probably helps the preservation process."

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