The word ‘beautiful’ is mostly used to describe the way someone looks on the outside, but we believe that it’s also about who that person is on the inside. For this list, we’ve chosen the most beautiful women in the world, both stunningly beautiful on the outside and just as gorgeous on the inside.
Read on to discover what these beauties have contributed to the world.
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, Bey, or Queen B for short, is not only a worldwide celebrity singer, actress and dancer, but she is also an inspiring career woman and an incredible mother. We’ve decided to put her at #1 on our list, because, well, who else? It would be easy to argue that she is the most beautiful woman in the world.
In 2014, Queen B was listed among Time's 100 most influential people in the world for the second year in a row. Forbes even ranked her as the most powerful female in entertainment on their 2015 and 2017 lists.
Blake Lively, who’s currently married to the charming Ryan Reynolds, is the mother of three kids and an accomplished American actress. She first met Ryan Reynolds in 2010 while the two were filming 'Green Lantern'; the couple eventually got married two years later.
The actress is politically active and has publicly supported Barack Obama in the 2008 United States presidential election by appearing in a pro-Obama commercial. Lively has a strong interest in owning her own interior decoration company, due to her fascination with "colors and textures and layering things." She's also a self-proclaimed cooking aficionado, having said that Martha Stewart is her "idol".
Despite winning Miss World 2000 and being India’s highest-paid and most popular female celebrity, Priyanka Chopra is known as a humble person. Chopra is the recipient of several awards, among them, one National Film Award and five Filmfare Awards.
Chopra also promotes environmental awareness, better education, gender equality, women's rights, and was appointed as the national and global UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Child Rights in 2010 and 2016. She's also a proud feminist. Just last year, this winner of the Miss World 2000 pageant married American singer and actor Nick Jonas.
London born model, designer, and actress, Emily O'Hara Ratajkowski, originally rose to fame in 2013 after appearing topless in Robin Thicke's music video, "Blurred Lines", which became the #1 song of the year in several countries. Emily’s provocative and erotic style, along with her feminist views and lifestyle, have caused both support and criticism among fans and critics. Both ultimately raising her status and getting her on this list.
Ratajkowski is apparently a big fan of Bernie Sanders and recently supported his campaign. She is also a big supporter of Planned Parenthood and is in constant conflict with the right to life advocates, such as the National Right to Life Committee. She also appeared in several films and TV shows, including 'iCarly', and even commercials for videogames such as 'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare'.
Despite being just 31, the super-successful musician and entrepreneur is one of the world’s most popular and richest celebrities, with a net worth of $600 million. Despite Rihanna’s wealth and excessive spending on beauty, fashion and accessories, she claims that her favorite way to spend her fortune is on others. Riri is also known for her involvement in many humanitarian causes.
Her successful music career led her to win several awards, including Grammys, and she currently ranks as the seventh best-selling music artist in the world. With the beauty, dance moves, voice, and personality to match - we couldn’t help but include her on the list!
We can’t have a list of the most beautiful women in the world without including our favorite Mother of Dragons, Queen of the Andals, Daenerys Targaryen. Dany, or Emilia Clarke, quickly rose to international fame through her long-lasting role in HBO's 'Game of Thrones', for which she has received various accolades and critical acclaim. Fans were tuning-in every week, hoping to see the actress's long blonde hair and beautiful figure.
In 2017, Clarke reportedly became one of the highest-paid actresses on television, reportedly earning £2 million per episode of 'Game of Thrones'. The actress has since gone on to play Sarah Connor in 'Terminator Genisys', alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger. Originally, Amelia was offered to play the lead role of Anastasia Steele in '50 Shades of Grey', but respectfully turned it down due to the film's overt nudity requirements.
Her family fled to Canada from their native country during the Afghanistan civil war when she was just 5 years old, but Mozhdah Jamalzadah used the opportunity and raised herself as a pop singer, inspiring many young Afghan women.
The 37-year-old actress and singer was invited on International Women's Day 2010 to be the first Afghan to perform at the White House for the then-president and his wife, Barack and Michelle Obama. The song Jamalzadah sang was her iconic song of Afghan women's bravery, “Dokhtare Afghan”, literally translated as "Afghan Girl". It was truly inspiring.
Anne Jacqueline Hathaway, also known as Anne Hathaway, is one of Hollywood's highest-paid actresses, with her films earning a total of $6.8 billion worldwide. Hathaway's most acclaimed and highest-grossing films include 'The Princess Diaries', 'Brokeback Mountain', 'The Devil Wears Prada', 'The Dark Knight Rises', 'Interstellar' and more. Basically, all the big blockbuster hits in the last few years.
The actress has won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, a Screen Actors Guild and a BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress. In 2019, she received a motion pictures star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame for her contributions to the film industry. Today she is married to businessman and jewelry designer, Adam Shulman. Anne and Adam are parents of 2.
This talented and gorgeous Lebanese singer and actress is like our middle-eastern version of Avril Lavigne, only with many traits and features that make her utterly unique and special. In fact, Wehbe was included in People Magazine's '50 Most Beautiful People' list in 2006, and we can clearly see why.
The Arab singer was also ranked 8th on the 2006 Edition of the Top 99 Most Desirable Women by the website AskMen.com. Unfortunately, due to her revealing outfits, some conservative Arab countries have tried to ban the talented singer from performing. Wehbe managed to stop the efforts by performing in more modest apparel in these countries.
Rania Al Abdullah
This beautiful Palestinian activist was born in Kuwait and later moved to Joran, where she met the then Prince Abdullah. Rania then became the queen consort of Jordan and began to advocate for better education, health, cross-culture dialogue and more.
Rania Al-Abdullah is also a massive influencer on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter, making her the queen of social media, as well as of all of Jordan! She has two beautiful daughters and sons and has been awarded various accolades and awards for her work in politics.
Katherine Victoria Litwack's beauty makes our jaws drop every time she appears in film screenings. The actress, known professionally as Kat Dennings, made her acting debut in HBO's 'Sex and the City', by playing an obnoxious 13-year-old who hires Samantha to handle PR for her Bat Mitzvah. She is actually Jewish in real life and claims that Judaism "is an important part of my history", even though as a whole, religion is not the main part of her life.
Dennings's career in front of the cameras actually started 3 years before her debut on 'Sex and the City', when she was just 10 years old. Her first-ever commercial was an ad for potato chips. Today, we know her better for her performance as busty waitress, Max Black, from '2 Broke Girls' (2011). The talented actress was nominated for 4 acting awards between 2008 and 2014.
Shannon Ashley Garcia Mitchell is a Canadian born actress, model, entrepreneur, and author, showing women in power everywhere how to be the boss, and looking fabulous while doing it. Mitchell is a huge fan of Jennifer Lopez, which is why she got the nickname "Shay Lo".
The Canadian actress is best known for her role as Emily Fields, in the ABC teen drama series 'Pretty Little Liars'. She also took the lead in the 2018 horror film 'The Possession of Hannah Grace'. You should check out her YouTube channel, which has over 4 million subscribers. There, she offers daily fashion, hair and makeup tips, and much, much more.
We've all fantasized about the beautiful Canadian, Robin Scherbatski, and Ted Mosby becoming a couple in CBS's acclaimed sitcom 'How I Met Your Mother'. The charming girl-next-door actress has been on our minds ever since, and she's managed to secure a massive spotlight role as S.H.I.E.L.D. agent, Maria Hill, in various Marvel movies.
Despite her frequent performances in Canadian roles, Cobie Smulders is actually Dutch-British and was named after her great-aunt. The actress married American actor, comedian, and writer, Taran Killam, and Smulders became a mother to two beautiful children.
When we first saw Emma Watson as the intelligent and book-smart Hermione Granger, we knew that this was one actress to follow. Watson didn’t disappoint and matured into a leading actress, model, and activist, and went on to win British Artist of the Year in 2014.
Emma Watson is a great example of what beauty and brains look like, and has worked extensively to promote women’s rights. When asked about the impact of her role as Hermione, she said, “Young girls are told you have to be the delicate princess. Hermione taught them that you can be the warrior” too.
No list of the world's most beautiful women is complete without the 45-year-old actress, model and Miss World 1994 winner, Aishwarya Rai. She is considered one of the most popular and influential celebrities in India. For good reason, just look at her 'smize'!
Even while in college this beauty knew what she was working with and began taking various modeling jobs. Her subsequent win of the 1994 Miss World pageant led to her later successful, award-filled acting career.
The Colombian beauty Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara was 2012's top-earning actress in American television. Her charismatic attitude and Latino accent helped her stand out in a sea of actresses wanting to make it big. Vergara was originally discovered by a photographer while walking on a beach in Colombia. She was subsequently offered a job as a model and actress.
Most people don't know this, but Sofia Vergara was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in the year 2000 and has miraculously made a full recovery since. Also, in 2014, while appearing on the Jimmy Kimmel show, the actress revealed that she had become a United States citizen, passing her citizenship test with a perfect score.
The Canadian activist and actress rose to fame in 2004, in the comedy, 'The Hot Chick', and the iconic tear-jerking romantic drama, 'The Notebook'. She has since acted in many successful movies, accomplishing her dream of becoming an actress, which she had had since she was 7, despite her parents’ concerns.
McAdams runs an eco-friendly lifestyle website and claims to be an activist. In addition, she supports illegal immigrants and has endorsed Bernie Sanders in his bid for the 2016 presidential election. The talented actress has received numerous awards and nominations throughout her career.
Arguably the hottest redhead on our list, Emily Jean Stone, the American actress who now goes by the name "Emma", was also featured as one of Time's 100 most influential people in the world. The actress gained wide recognition for her role as Spider-Man's girlfriend, Gwen Stacy, in the 2012 and 2014 'Spider-Man' films starring Andrew Garfield.
Since the Spiderman movies, Stone has taken the lead in several big films. Her biggest performance to date was as Mia Dolan, an aspiring actress in the film 'La La Land', alongside Ryan Gosling. Her role as Mia helped the 30-year-old redhead win an Academy Award for Best Actress. Many critics and fans alike think of Stone as one of her generation's most gifted actresses. She was even called "one of our very best young actresses" by Kirk Honeycutt of The Hollywood Reporter.
Probably the most ethnically diverse actress on our list, the Kenyan-Mexican beauty Lupita Nyong'o was born in Mexico City and raised in Kenya from the age of one. The Hollywood actress began her career as a production assistant and made her first spotlight performance as Patsey, in 2013's award-winning historical drama, '12 Years a Slave', for which she received critical acclaim and several awards.
Nyong'o has since gone on to act in various highly acclaimed films, including 'Black Panther' and Jordan Peel's 2019 horror film 'Us'. The Kenyan-Mexican actress supports historic preservation and is a vocal women's rights and animal rights activist. She was even named 2014's most beautiful woman by People.
Miranda Kerr, whose beauty and brains lead her to an incredible modeling career from a young age, was originally born in Sidney, Australia. Her modeling career began at age 13, which caused, among some, a "concerned outrage" due to the vulnerability of her young age. This raised some question as to the correctness of glorifying young girls within the fashion industry. Fortunately, Miranda didn’t let all that get in her way and has since become a much aspired to Victoria's Secret angel, launched her own brand of organic skincare products, and written a self-help book.
As if that weren't enough, this beauty also managed to tie the knot with Orlando Bloom, whom she was married to from 2010 to 2013. Kerr does at times express a longing for her simpler life before becoming a world-class model. When remembering her childhood years in the countryside in Australia, she says it was "very grounding ... there wasn't any pretentiousness and no one really cared what you were wearing. You could just be you."
The American actress and singer, known by geeks all across the world as Black Widow, is 2018's highest-paid actress and has been the recipient of several awards, including a Tony Award and a British Academy Film Award. Scarlett Johansson dreamed of being an actress from a very young age and debuted in her first film when she was just 10 years old.
To many, Johansson is considered a Hollywood sex symbol. To us, she is an all-American sweetheart. The accomplished actress was also married to Ryan Reynolds between 2008 and 2011. We’re looking forward to seeing her take the lead as Black Widow, in Marvel’s much-awaited solo prequel movie of the same name.
With 2.4 million Instagram followers, she is considered part of an elite group of this generation's supermodels. 29-year-old British model and actress, Jourdan Dunn, already has a skyrocketing career that is only expected to get better over time. As of 2014, Dunn was declared an icon by models.com magazine.
Standing at 6ft tall, Dunn claims she was always self-conscious of her height. She claims that growing up, people often told her she should be a model. Luckily, she was scouted by an agent at age 15 while shopping in a London clothing store. The model has since gone on to win Model of the Year in 2008, 2013, 2015 and also Entrepreneur of the Year in 2017. Dunn has also secured some minor roles on TV and film.
The gorgeous Russian model received international recognition when she landed the cover of the 2011 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Irina Shayk was born in the Soviet Union during the late '80s, but says she inherited her South American look from her dark-skinned Turkish father.
After high school, Shayk was urged to participate in the "Miss Chelyabinsk 2004" beauty contest, and we're glad she participated and won! She went on to make her acting debut with the role of Megara, Hercules's wife in the 2014 action film, 'Hercules', alongside Dwayne Johnson. She also voiced Mila Belova in the popular 2011 videogame, 'Need for Speed: The Run'.
With her hypnotizing green eyes and a seductive smile, Russian film and theater actress, Elizaveta Boyarskaya, is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful women in the world. Boyarskaya was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia, and married actor Maksim Matveyev in 2010.
Beautiful enough to be enshrined in a Russian painting, the mother and multi-talented actress keeps pushing the envelope. The actress starred in six distinct films in 2016, including taking up the role of Anna Karenina, in a direct-to-TV drama adaptation of the 1878 Leo Tolstoy novel of the same name.
Young Indian girls everywhere look up to Deepika Padukone. The actress is not only talented and gorgeous, but she is the highest-paid actress in India and a 3-time Filmfare Award winner. She was recently named as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine.
Padukone currently lives in Mumbai away from her family. When asked about them, Deepika said "I miss them, but luckily I have a life of my own, which keeps me from getting homesick. I wouldn't want them to uproot their lives from Bengaluru just to be with me." Besides, with her busy work schedule, there barely seems to be time left for friends and family. Bonus fact: Padukone considers religion an important part of her life and is a practicing Hindu.
Voted the best Iranian actress of the decade by Sanate Cinema Magazine, Taraneh Alidoosti and her Persian beauty is something you don't want to miss. Alidoosti began her acting career at age 17 and was highly acclaimed from the beginning.
The 35-year-old actress has maintained a steady body of work in film and is known for being very choosy about her roles, only going for challenging, dramatic characters. In early 2017, the Iranian actress announced she would be boycotting the 89th Academy Awards ceremony due to stringent visa restrictions imposed on Iranians by the Trump administration. She may not have made it to the Academy Awards but her beautiful face and talent did make it to our list.
You may recognize Zoë Isabella Kravitz's name because she's the daughter of famous musician, Lenny Kravitz. The actress made her debut in the 2007 romantic comedy-drama, 'No Reservations', but her breakthrough only happened in 2011, when she played the mutant Tempest in 'X-Men: First Class'.
Kravitz will soon portray Catwoman in the much-anticipated film, 'The Batman'. She has received a thumbs up from previous Catwoman actress, Halle Berry, calling her an "extreme badass". Other famous movies she's acted in include the 'Divergent' series, 'Mad Max: Fury Road' and the Harry Potter spinoff, 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'.
German-Turkish actress, Fahriye Evcen caught the attention of German and Turkish audiences with her beauty and acting skills. She was even ranked 9th in Buzznet's list of the world's 30 most beautiful women, featured alongside supermodel Gigi Hadid, actresses Emma Watson, Angelina Jolie and other very talented women of our time.
With her flawless appearance and beautiful smile, there is no doubt that this actress will continue to wow audiences around the world. The 33-year-old is currently married to actor and model, Burak Özçivit, and has a son named Karan.
Everyone secretly wishes that Kate Upton was either their girlfriend or their best friend, depending on their preference. The American model and actress first appeared in 2011 in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Upton has appeared in many magazines and commercials and was nominated as the fifth-sexiest model by Models.com.
The actress is a religious person and claims her belief in God is important to her. After an incident where someone mocked her for wearing a cross necklace, she decided to tattoo one on the inside of her finger. She currently lives with her husband, baseball player Justin Verlander, their 1-year old daughter and boxer dog, Harley.
Most of us first saw Margot Robbie in her 2013 breakthrough role as the rich and seductive Naomi Lapaglia in 'The Wolf of Wall Street', and we couldn’t get her out of our heads ever since! The Australian actress later went on to play the beautiful, yet totally psychotic, Harley Quinn. Robbie is currently filming Suicide Squad’s sequel, 'Birds of Prey', where she reprises her role as the woman of crime and makes our eyes pop, our jaws drop and our mouths water once again.
Robbie received critical acclaim in 2017 for her portrayal of the disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding, in the biographical film 'I, Tonya', and was nominated for 7 awards throughout the years. Although, if it were up to us, she would have won them all!
Before actresses like Jennifer Lawrence and Scarlett Johansson stole our hearts and drove us to theaters, we had Angelina Jolie dazzle us in roles like Lara Croft (Tomb Raider), Mrs. Smith (Mr. & Mrs. Smith), and most recently, Maleficent (Maleficent). Besides an incredible acting and directing career, Jolie is noted for her humanitarian efforts, for which she has received many awards.
Jolie was cited for many years as the world’s most beautiful woman, and as one of the most influential and powerful people in the American entertainment industry. Since her breakup with Brad Pitt, we've been rooting for her to find her prince charming but truthfully, no one really compares to this American heartthrob. For now, she will just keep dazzling us on the red carpet.
If there's one woman on this list that can truly 'kick-butt', it's Ronda Rousey. The former MMA fighter and current WWE wrestler shows women everywhere just how powerful they can be, all while looking absolutely fabulous and having the brains to boot.
Rousey became the first American woman to win an Olympic Judo medal in the 2008 Summer Olympics. She has since become the MMA Women's champion, which led to an incredible career, including various acting roles and being the cover athlete of the UFC videogames.
Ashley Graham is unarguably the most beautiful plus-size model in the world. She was spotted at the young age of 13 by an agency, while shopping at a mall in Omaha, Nebraska, and her modeling career began from there.
In 2017, Graham released a book 'A New Model: What Confidence, Beauty, and Power Really Look Like', where she tells of her experiences as a plus-sized model and body positivity advocate. Graham also gave a TED Talk advocating for self-acceptance, in which she stared into a mirror and made comments that many teen (and adult) women can relate to, like: “Back fat, I see you popping over my bra today. But that’s all right. I’m gonna choose to love you.” We could all learn a thing or two about self-acceptance from her.
Halle Berry began her career as a model and almost won Miss USA in 1986. The actress went on to win the Academy Award for Best Actress, making her the only woman of African American descent to have won the award. During the 2000s, Berry became one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood.
Nobody was surprised when she won first place in the 2003 Time's list of the "50 Most Beautiful People in the World" (notice that she beat the men too!). She was also named Esquire magazine's "Sexiest Woman Alive", which was a huge compliment to the 42-year-old actress who had just had a baby.
When she's not uploading cute pictures with her dog Tate to her 13 million Instagram followers, Taylor Hill spends her time modeling as a Victoria's Secret Angel. Born in Palatine, Illinois, Hill was a gymnast before becoming a model.
She was also discovered at a very young age, 14 in fact, when she was in a barn in Granby, Colorado. Hey, those piercing eyes and charming smile will trap you anywhere. The model also made a small appearance in the 2016 psychological horror film, 'The Neon Demon', but makes sure to attend each year's Victoria's Secret Fashion Show on TV.
Despite acting minor parts in various small films, this actress is best known for starring as Anastasia Steele in the franchise that grossed over $1.3 billion, '50 Shades of Grey'.
The stunning actress went on to gain more popularity and exposure than she ever anticipated, eventually awarding her with a BAFTA Rising Star Award nomination in 2016. But sorry boys, Johnson has been in a relationship with musician Chris Martin since October 2017.
This Filipina-German beauty is the winner of 2015’s Miss Universe, and our list would not be complete without her. Pia Wurtzbach is a 30-year-old model, actress, beauty queen, and social media influencer with over 9 million Instagram followers.
Wurtzbach is an avid supporter of reproductive and LGBT rights in the Philippines. The 2015 Miss Universe winner also advocates for gender equality and claims that she intends to remain unmarried and childfree. As she believes, we all deserve to have that choice.
This Afro-Brazilian beauty is best known for her amazing modeling career as a Victoria's Secret Angel, from 1999 all the way up to 2018. This makes Adriana Lima the world's longest-running model, thanks to the 38-year-old model's ageless look and sharp business acumen. Lima was named "the most valuable Victoria's Secret Angel" in 2017.
Lima was born in Salvador, Brazil, and speaks four languages: Portuguese, English, Italian, and Spanish. Her 2008 Superbowl Victoria's Secret ad was the most-viewed ad of the entire game, having been watched by over 100 million viewers. Her unique ability to capture the viewer's attention was highly praised, "One of the basic goals of any commercial is to capture the viewer's attention, and by this measure, Teleflora.com's ad featuring supermodel Adriana Lima was most definitely successful", said The Huffington Post.
If you believe that a woman doesn't have to be half-naked in order to be considered beautiful and attractive, you should look no further than the very attractive and talented, 47-year-old Iranian actress, director, and screenwriter, Niki Karimi.
She is, without a doubt, the most famous actress and director in Iran, and even translated Marlon Brandon's biography from English to Persian. She was recently awarded the best director, actress, and producer for her last film "Night Shift", and it looks like she's not intending to stop anytime soon!
Gigi Hadid, 2016's International Model of the Year, has a staggeringly large Instagram account with over 50 million followers, making it one of the largest Instagram accounts in the world. She was originally born in Los Angeles to Palestinian-Dutch parents.
Most people don't know this about Gigi, but this supermodel began her modeling career when she was just 2 years old. She started modeling with Baby Guess, and eventually returned to modeling at age 16. In 2017, she intended to travel to China in order to participate in the 2017 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, but could not get her Visa for allegedly 'being racist towards Buddha'. Yikes!
Mahira Khan recently became the first Pakistani celebrity to hit 5 million Instagram followers. The 34-year-old actress is best known for portraying the role of Khirad Ehsan in Momina Duraid's 'Humsafar', for which she received numerous accolades, including Lux Style Awards for Best Television Actress. Khan is considered one of Pakistan's most popular and highest-paid actresses. She has also been named the Most Beautiful Woman in Pakistan.
The Pakistani actress has been winning Best Actress awards non-stop since 2012, and was chosen as the Style Icon of the Year in 2018. She also began her singing career in 2017. Khan also serves as an ambassador for various brands, including Lux, Huawei, Veet, and L'Oréal. She really does have a captivating smile.
This former Playboy Playmate of the Month is now a famous entertainer producing comedy sketches on her YouTube channel. Cerny found her breakthrough when she began filming and uploading 6-second comedy videos on the Vine app, where she gained over 4 million followers. She was even recently featured in Cardi B's music video "I Like It".
Amanda was born in Pittsburgh, raised in Florida and later moved to Los Angeles, California. She refers to her Instagram account, which has over 25 million followers, as "Your daily dose of happiness". And it truly is! The small-time model/actress has also appeared in TV shows like 'The Deleted', 'Dead House' and 'Shane & Friends', to name a few.
Alexandra Daddario’s eyes are enough for anyone to instantly fall in love with her. If you also add a successful acting career and an Instagram with over 13.5 million followers, you’ll see why we’re all looking forward to where this 33-year-old beauty may take us.
The actress has been asked many times to take a chance with modeling as an additional career path, but no luck so far. I'm sure we'd all love to see that! Until then, check Alexandra out as the star of Imagine Dragons' Radioactive music video and prepare to be swept away by her beauty and grace.
A true Italian beauty, Manuela Arcuri was raised in Latina, Italy and often appeared on covers of tabloids from a very young age. It's highly recommended not to get on her bad side since she has a black belt in karate.
Arcuri is considered a sex symbol in Italy and was attracted to show business from a very young age. The actress played in soap operas and films, and currently lives with her partner, Giovanni di Gianfrancesco, and their child.
Both us and Curtis's 13 million Instagram followers agree, that the 34-year-old Filipino-Australian actress, model, television host, VJ and recording artist is one of the most beautiful and talented beings Australia has ever produced. Did you know that she even wrote a successful children’s book?
The beautiful actress has received various awards and nominations, and even launched her own makeup line, called BLK Cosmetics. You don't get a body like that without some proper exercise and nutrition, which is why we were excited when Curtis launched a marathon called the "Heroes for Children Run", seeking to benefit UNICEF's "1,000 Days of Life" campaign.
Mila Kunis is a household name at this point, due to her jaw-dropping beauty and fantastic roles in various TV shows and romantic comedies. The actress gained her first critical acclaim for her performance in the 2010 psychological thriller, 'Black Swan'.
Mila Kunis was born in Soviet Ukraine, but her family quickly moved to the United States when she was just 7 years old. She was discovered by an agent shortly after enrolling in after-school acting classes and landed her first significant role at age 14, as Jackie Burkhart, in the American sitcom, 'That '70s Show'. That's also where she first met her current husband, Ashton Kutcher. Her other major films include 'Max Payne' and 'The Book of Eli', the fantasy film 'Oz the Great and Powerful', and comedies such as 'Ted' and 'Bad Moms'.
Naomi Campbell established herself in the late '80s and early '90s as one of the most popular and sought-after models in the world, and was one of the six models of her generation declared by the fashion industry and press as a "supermodel". The model also acted in several films and TV shows, and even made her own R&B pop studio album.
After finding herself earning less than her caucasian model colleagues (despite being the most famous African-American model of her time), Campbell began investing in the political world. The now-49-year-old is an enthusiastic activist and philanthropist, fighting for racial equality between photoshoots. In 1991, she said, "I may be considered one of the top models in the world, but in no way do I make the same money as any of them." Which is why she has since dedicated much of her career to fighting against racial bias.
Our second Israeli beauty on the list is none other than Natalie Portman, arguably the best actress in the world. She was originally born as Neta-Lee Hershlag in Jerusalem and moved to the US in 1988. Portman has won numerous awards, including two Golden Globes and one Academy Award.
Portman has played in too many blockbusters and award-winning movies to count, with her newest films grossing hundreds of millions of dollars in the opening month. She is a strong supporter of the Democratic Party and campaigned for various nominees. She recently spoke at the Women's March in Los Angeles about the "Sexual Terrorism" she experienced in Hollywood. "I understood very quickly, even as a thirteen-year-old, that if I were to express myself sexually, I would feel unsafe. And that men would feel entitled to discuss and objectify my body to my great discomfort", Portman said at the #MeToo Event.
From her talented acting to her innocent Swedish beauty, actress Alicia Vikander couldn't stay unnoticed for too long. Alicia got her big break playing the artificially intelligent humanoid robot in the science fiction film, 'Ex Machina', and was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for the role. Vikander was born and raised in Sweden. She began acting as a child and trained as a ballet dancer from a young age.
Vikander identifies herself as a feminist and promotes gender equality in films. "I'd just made five films in a row" she explained, "and [Tulip Fever] was the first one where I had a scene with another woman...There's a change happening, and I want to be part of that. You see something like The Hunger Games or Insurgent proving that a female role can carry a successful blockbuster", she told The Guardian.
The 34-year-old Israeli actress and model, Gal Gadot, took the world by storm when she wore that Amazonian armor in 'Wonder Woman'. Her first appearance on the big screen was in 'Fast & Furious', which she starred in just 5 years earlier, after being crowned Miss Israel in 2004.
Her Hebrew name means "riverbanks wave" and she completed 2 full years of military service in the Israeli army as a combat instructor, which she claims helped her win the breakthrough role in 'Fast & Furious'. When asked about her service, she said, "You give two or three years, and it's not about you. You learn discipline and respect."
Born Angela Yeung Wing, fans know her better by her very cute stage name "Angelababy." The half Chinese and half German model, actress, and singer (hello, triple threat) was actually dubbed as "the woman with the world's most beautiful face."
In addition to starring in a slew of Hollywood blockbusters, the stunning starlet was elected as one of the New Four Dan Actresses in 2013, the term was coined to describe the four of Mainland China's most bankable film actresses.
Charlotte McKinney found fame like many a millennial - on social media. The Florida native who was born in 1993 was trying to make it as a model but found little success. Well, she showed them, because after creating an Instagram account in which she showcased her look, she gained far more attention than she ever expected.
After that, the deals rolled in, and ever since she has worked with Esquire Magazine, made an iconic appearance in Carl Jr's and even made TV show appearances in "Dancing With the Stars" and "Baywatch"
Today's ultimate pop diva, Ariana Grande has enormous vocal talents, a superstar quality, and of course, drop-dead gorgeous looks. With beauty and cuteness combined Grande is one of the most recognizable faces in pop. We would be remiss if we didn't mention her successful acting career.
The singer actually got her start on stage, starring in some famous musicals, namely "Annie" and "13." She also starred in Nickelodeon's "Sam & Cat." Her impressive yet funny appearances on The Tonight Shows where she showcases her vocal impressions are probably one of the best things on late-night talk shows.
With those icy blue eyes and statuesque body, it's a no-brainer that the South African-born actress was the long-running face of Dior. But she's not all about looks. Charlize Theron is a world-class actress who effortlessly bounces between Hollywood Blockbusters and indie hits.
She has captivated us in films like "Mad Max", "Bombshell", "Prometheus", and more. The actress is also not afraid of ditching the glamour either with killer roles in films like "Monster" and "Tully."
Derek Jeter is one lucky man to be married to one of the most successful Sports Illustrated Models around. The model and TV personality was born in the Virgin Islands and shot to stardom after modeling for a string of campaigns for Victoria's Secret, Tommy Hilfiger, and Ralph Lauren.
These days she lives a quiet life with her former baseball champ hubby and their two kids. The Sports Illustrated model showed off her on-screen charm as host in "Project Runway: Junior" from 2015-2017, showing the girls how it's done.
The country-pop icon has been wowing her fans since 2006 with her catchy "makes you wanna jump on your bed" kind of tunes. There's nothing more beautiful than singing your heart out about your relationships, and that's exactly what Taylor does.
Her musical talents have landed her countless awards such as American Music Awards, numerous Grammys, and even a Guinness World Record! The record? "Most No.1s On The US Digital Song Sales Chart." That's pretty darn impressive.
The talented Australian actress Isla Fisher showed us her comedy chops early on in her career. She made her debut in 2002 "Scooby Do" started her acting in 2002 with "Scooby-Doo" and ever since has been making us chuckle hysterically in theaters in films such as "Wedding Crashers" Keeping Up With the Joneses" and more.
There's also her more serious films like "The Great Gatsby" and "Nocturnal Animals." In case you didn't know, the actress is very much taken! She married fellow funnyman and master impressionist Sacha Baron Cohen in 2002 and has been with him ever since.
If the name Olivia Wilde doesn't inspire thoughts of the Irish poet and playwright Oscar Wilde then we'd be surprised. Fun fact; she actually lent the writer's name and used it as her stage name. The actress has a special connection to Ireland and wanted to find a way to pay homage to her family of writers (many of who used pen names.) If that's not beautiful, we don't know what it is.
Wilde got her start in theater in the Gaiety School of Acting...in Dublin! It was only upward from then. She made her TV debut on the hit medical drama "House" and shot to stardom in a number of films such as "Tron: Legacy," "Cowboys and Aliens", and "Rush." Wilde has also flexed her directing chops with the films "Booksmart", "Wake Up" and "Don't Worry Darling."
You can't really get more iconic than Jennifer Lopez. The singer, actress, and dancer blew up after appearing in "Selena" as the title role. Of course, if we remember the years that followed, there were countless hits like "Let's Get Loud", "Jenny From the Block", and "Medicine." Not to mention countless romcoms.
Aside from her wildly successful film and music career that has stayed strong for decades, J.Lo has had a crazy love life with some big stars. From dancers to athletes, fellow actors, and singers, the talented woman has seen it all.
We all fondly remember the day we witnessed the lovely Emily Blunt as the uptight assistant to Amanda Priestly in "The Devil Wears Prada." Her talent landed her in much bigger roles after that, proving that she had a lot to offer.
With films like "A Quiet Place," "Sicario" "The Five-Year Engagement", "Mary Poppins Returns" and so much more Emily Blunt has become a household name. She's got quite a few awards to prove it too, with a few BAFTA nominations, a SAG, and a Golden Globe, Emily is no doubt, an accomplished actress.
Born in Sophia, Bulgaria, Nina Dobrev moved with her family to Toronto, Canada when she was a tiny two-year-old. She is mostly known for her role as Elena in "Vampire Diaries." In it she played the sweet teen who finds herself in the middle of a love triangle between two dreamy vampire brothers.
Before that, however, she got some solid screentime in another Canadian teen drama! We'll let you guess which one, that's right..."Degrassi: Next Generation."
As a model, it makes sense that Selita Ebanks would appear on this list, but not all models are in the same league as her! The international style icon represents some of the biggest brands in fashion today.
Betsy Johnson, Tommy Hilfiger, Victoria’s Secret Angel are just some examples. The Caymanian model has also appeared in Vogue, international editions of Elle, Marie Claire, Sports Illustrated and more. Recently she even created her own clothing line.
Israel's biggest popstar Noa Kirel is a girl on the rise. She made her debut at only 15 years old and ever since has been wowing her fans with her catchy pop tunes and killer Tik Tok presence (her nickname is Noa Killer after all.)
While her breakthrough into the US music biz is imminent, she's easily one of the most bankable stars in her hometown.
Introducing Carmen Soo, Malaysia's biggest model. Her classic beauty and sharp business skills have taken her all the way to the land of Hollywood, performing alongside stars like Jackie Chan.
The Malaysian beauty has also starred as a judge on "Asia's Next Top Model." It's apparent that outside her success in Aisa we will be seeing her in more and more American productions.
Selena Gomez is an actress, singer, and songwriter from Grand Prairie, Texas. She started her career in 2002 as a child actor on the Disney Channel, with one of her earliest roles being on "Barney and Friends". The world was enamored with that Selena charm ever since.
After her time with Disney, she went on to pursue a singing and songwriting career and has writing credits on over 40 songs. As of today, she enjoys a hefty estimated net worth of $75 million.
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Possibly the most recognizable face inSouth Korea, Nana Im Jin-ah Nana is a singer and actress who has held her spot as one of the Top 10 Most Beautiful Women for three years. On top of that, she's on the top list of the Independent Critics List of 100 Most Beautiful Faces.
Aside from being one of the most beautiful women in the world, she is also a singer in the popular South Korean pop group After School and its subgroups, Orange Caramel and After School Red.
Honestly, Janelle Monáe has it all. An immaculate voice that can go as high as anything, killer rap skills, dance moves, and that X-factor swagger that give her a total star quality. It's a shame she's not bigger than she is right now.
The singer is famous for being quick to dismiss labels. Whether it be in her music or identity, Monáe embraces pretty much all styles, giving her music a distinct and colorful style.
She's no doubt our favorite friend, and we adore her in absolutely every role. The gorgeous film and TV star have been leading a mega-successful screen career for going on decades now. With countless Emmys, Golden Globes, and MTV Awards, Jen's got it all.
Her new show "The Morning Show" starring opposite Reese Witherspoon proves to us that she is still our favorite of all time and looks better with each passing year.
She was simply mesmerizing as Joan Holloway, Don's spicy secretary turned ad exec on the hit show "Mad Men." The long-running show brought the gorgeous Christina Hendricks heaps of success, landing gigs in several other films and shows like Good Girls" and "Fist Fight."
As a recipient of a Screen Actors Guild Award and Critics' Choice Television Award, and six Emmy nominations, Hendricks has been recognized as one of the greatest TV actresses today.
If ever there was a pop diva, Christian Aguilera is it. The pop singer exploded in the 2000s with "Genie in a Bottle" and has shown no signs of stopping ever since. Having had recieved countless music awards and as a judge on "The Voice" it's safe to say Christina is one of the pillars of today's music biz.
Oh, she's also appeared in over forty films and can still carry a tune like it's nobody's business. We will always love Christina Aguilera
The Colombian singer, songwriter, and dancer first made her recording debut at the age of 13! She is known for her yodeling-style singing and her hips that "don't lie." Before she made it in the U.S. market she was widely loved in the Spanish-speaking world, but once she started translating her songs into English she was well-received in the western markets as well.
As of today, she has produced 11 studio albums and has written over 70 songs, and if you've caught her last performance at the Superbowl, besides Jennifer Lopez, you can tell she's showing no signs of slowing down yet. At 43, she's still got a lot of music, and dance moves, to share with the world.
Cara Delevingne left school in 2009 and walked straight into a successful modeling career. The attention of Burberry's Christopher Bailey landed in her London Fashion Week in 2011, the following year she appeared in all the "big four" Fashion Weeks.
These days she's a household name and has even ventured into acting with films like "Anna Karenina" in which she starred alongside Kiera Knightly, the novel turned film "Paper Towns" and the TV show "Carnival Row."
Here we have the gorgeous Eva Mendes who would naturally appear on this list. The Florida native was born to Cuban parents in the year 1974 and discovered the acting bug while she was in college studying marketing. After landing herself a string of cheesy action films, Eva Mendes made her mark in the blockbuster hit "Training Day" (2011) alongside the legendary Denzel Washington.
The beautiful actress has appeared in dozens of films ever since ranging from dramatic indie roles such as "The Place Beyond the Pines" to comedies like "The Other Guys" to big hitters like "We Own the Night" and "Ghost Rider." These days the actress is on a bit of a hiatus raising her two daughters with her equally gorgeous hubby, Ryan Gosling.
Move over Beyonce. You're not the only Knowles around here. Solange, her younger sister has been climbing her way up in recent years with her own unique sound. While the two are often being compared, Solange has created a very different sound to her sister and is substantially less commercial, but in the best way possible way.
Billboard ranked her the 100th most popular artist in the dance genre of all time. Considering your sister is one of the most iconic singers that ever lived.
The Tenessee-born actress and model rose to fame on the set "Transformers" opposite Shia LaBeouf. Fox has since become a staple on action-packed blockbusters such as the "Teenage Mutant Ninja" franchise, "Rogue" and more.
The beautiful movie star has three kids and is involved with musician Machine Gun Kelly, resulting in a relationship fit for the tabloids.
Billie Eilish's accomplishments are out of this world! So far, this 5-time Grammy winner has been enjoying great commercial success as a singer and songwriter. Starting out at only sixteen years old Billie has proved herself not only to be an incredible singer with a unique voice but also a super talented songwriter.
She's known for the silent quality of her voice and somber content. She also has an unconventional sense of fashion, lucky for her, she has a bank account that can sustain her lavish taste. Her estimated net worth is around $25 million with no sign of stopping.
As the daughter of Real Housewives star and model, Yolanda Hadid and real-estate developer, Mohamed Hadid, Bella Hadid, like most reality TV players are enviably gorgeous, I mean why else do we tune into these shows if not to gawk at their beautiful and lavish lives? But that was ages ago.
Of course, her career skyrocketed as far back as 2014 when she landed a contract with the IMG Models model. Ever since she's been at the forefront of some of the world's biggest brands such as Marc Jacob, Tommy Hilfiger, and Diane von Furstenberg. Just look at her perfect jawline and electric eyes, the woman is a real sight.
Well, well, well, if it isn't the iconic Kim K! She might be the most famous person in America, other than the president (who for many is far more interesting!) To get that kind of status you have to have a mega-successful TV show all about your life, be a savvy businesswoman, marry the biggest name in hip hop and break the internet with a photo of your booty.
Magically she did all that, all whilst looking completely flawless. Recently the media queen has actually shifted into more serious issues involving politics, specifically focusing on prison reform. Beautiful, right?
Hailing from the American royalty, Kendall Jenner hasn't just relied on her name to get by. The beautiful media personality is also a super savvy businesswoman who also happens to be, according to Forbes, the world's highest-paid model.
She also has a number of successful business ventures including a clothing line that she shares with her sister (Kendall + Kylie), an oral care line, and her very own Tequilla company.
According to Page Six of the New York Post, when the talk show queen Oprah Winfrey saw supermodel Jasmine Tookes, she praised her perfect, buttery skin and requested that the model "Rub your face against mine." We all know that getting the Oprah stamp of approval is a sign of making it.
Tookes is best known as a Victoria’s Secret Angel and has been featured in countless fashion magazines including Elle France, Vogue, Harpers Bazaar and has walked runaway in luxury brands such as Jason Wu, Oscar de la Renta, and Vera Wang.