Shatner was born on March 22, 1931, making him 90 years old in 2021. When he played Captain James T. Kirk in Star Trek when it began in 1966, he was around 35 years old.  

Then, in the ’80s, Celebrity Net Worth notes Shatner reprised his role in a number of Star Trek films. He was in his 50s at the time, and fans couldn’t get enough.

Many know William Shatner as Captain Kirk and it seems he’s fulfilling his space dreams by flying into space himself.  

Shatner made a splash in Star Trek way back in the ’60s, and he reprised his role in the early ’70s, as fans couldn’t get enough of the character.  

So, how old is William Shatner in 2021 now that he’s preparing for real-life space travel? Here’s what we know about William Shatner’s age. 

William Shatner’s age won’t stop him from going to space. According to AP News, Shatner is headed to space via Jeff Bezos’ space travel company, Blue Origin, on Oct. 12, 2021.

“Yes, it’s true; I’m going to be a ‘rocket man!’” Shatner tweeted. “It’s never too late to experience new things.”

Three others will join Shatner’s flight into space, and the flight will reportedly last about 10 minutes and go no higher than 66 miles into the air.