The term beauty or beautiful is quite subjective. One can never pinpoint it to some random facts. Rather it is an abstract feeling that one experiences. They say “beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder”. And that’s quite true. With so many beautiful women worldwide it is actually quite a task to pin down only 10. Yet here is a list of 10 most beautiful women in world. Feel free to let us know which beauty is missed out in the list by commenting below in the comment box.
- Shailen Woodley
One may find it surprising to see the name on this list but let me tell you friends, this girl is one of those emerging beauties who possess a perfect combination of good looks, style, charm, and most importantly, good work. Shailen Woodley represents that beauty which is evolving with time and becoming prettier for sure. Starting as a teenage actor in The Secret Life of an American Teenager, Woodley stole all our hearts with her role as Hazel in The Fault in Our Stars. Confident looks, naturally glowing skin, shiny hair and the sunniest smile – it seems that this girl has it all what it takes to be on this list.
With the title Sexiest Woman Alive already bestowed upon her in 2011 Rihanna expertise in making people go week on their knees… especially the guys. A successful pop-singer by profession, Rihanna is apparently least bothered about her looks or what people think of it. Rather she feels that one should appear the way he/she is than pretending to be somebody else by his/her looks. Possessing an extremely appealing personality Rihanna is a follower of her heart and believes in doing whatever her heart tells her to do. Hailing from Barbados she rose to fame with her chart-topping lead single “Umbrella” from her album “Good Girl Gone Bad” (2007). Today she stands as one of the best-selling artists of all time with over 200 million records sold worldwide.
- Lupita Nyong’o
“I wish all the girls who would see me on (it) and feel a little more seen.” That’s what her words were when Lupita Nyong’o was voted the Most Beautiful Woman by People magazine in 2014. With an Oscar already in her kitty in her first film Lupita in a way redefines beauty that is usually associated with fair skin and long curls. Lupita is the first Kenyan and the first Mexican actress to win an Academy award. Prior to all these Lupita starred in the film East River in 2008, which was also her debut film, acted in Kenyan television series Shuga (2009), and also wrote, produced, and directed the documentary In My Genes. Lupita was announced to be the new face of Lancome in 2014 and she is also the Global Elephant Ambassador campaigning for international conservation for Elephants in Kenya with WildAid organization.
- Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is one of the highest paid Bollywood actress and a former Miss World winner. This Indian beauty has often been cited as the most beautiful woman in the world and is also recognized for being one of the most influential celebrities on the global stage. She was bestowed upon with the prestigious Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2009 and Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the Government of France in 2012. Some of her significant works include Devdas (2002), a cinematic adaptation of the popular novel by Saratchandra Chattopadhyay, Bengali film Chokher Bali (2003), an adaptation of Rabindranath Tagore’s novel by the same name, Jodha Akbar (2008), Guzaarish (2010), among others.
- Mayrem Uzreli
Mayrem Uzreli is a Turkish-German actress who rose to prominence with her role as Hurrem Sultan in the famous Turkish soap Muhtesem Yuzyil. She has received critical accolades with her performance in the TV series getting a Golden Butterfly Award. She is also a model by profession and has featured in Turkish edition of Louis Vitton and Elle magazine.
- Penelope Cruz
Impossibly Beautiful – yes… that will probably the best term to describe this Spanish beauty. Born on April 28, 1974 Cruz made her acting debut at the age of 16 with television, and rose to prominence with critical accolades with Jamon Jamon, her first film in the following year. Also a model, Cruz is best known for her work in films like Volver (2006), Gothica (2003), Nine (2009) and Vicky Christina Barcelona (2008) among others. Cruz is also widely recognized as an active philanthropist working in Nepal, Uganda and India. She has worked on several occasions with Mother Teresa Leprosy Clinic and has also been part of awareness campaigns spreading awareness of HIV infection from pregnant mothers to babies.
- Scarlett Johanssan
Voted two times as the Sexiest Woman Alive by Esquire magazine, Scarlet Johanssan is an American model, actress and singer. As much as she is loved for her roles in films such as North (1994) or the more recent Vicky Christina Barcelona (2008), she is equally loved by all for her more serious roles in films like The Girl With A Pearl Earring and Lost in Translation, both in 2003. She won a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in Leading Role for Lost in Translation in 2003. She is also the recipient of Tony Award for Best Performance by A Featured Actress in a Play for her performance in 2010 Broadway revival of Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge. She was voted the “Sexiest Celebrity” in 2007 by the Playboy magazine.
- Monica Belluci
Monica Belluci is an Italian actress and model who started her career at a tender age of 13 posing for a photo enthusiast. She rose to prominence and fame in 1989 via multiple modeling assignments across Paris and New York city. In the same year she arrived at the Hollywood gates and made her presence felt with every project that she took on. Today she is popularly acknowledged for her acting skills and charming beauty which sweeps a man off his feet even today. She worked primarily in Italian films before making a move towards Hollywood. She became the oldest Bond girl to have played the role in its latest instalment Spectre – a fact that isn’t really important as age is just a number for this lady in possession of eternal beauty. 🙂
- Angelina Jolie
One of the most popular and highest-paid Hollywood actresses, Angelina Jolie has always been a strong contender when it comes to be the most beautiful woman in the world. She has been cited so in numerous occasions over the years. Not only she is loved for her beauty but is also acknowledged globally as a humanitarian. She has been engaged actively with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in all of their charitable missions. She was appointed as its Goodwill Ambassador in 2001 and held the position up till 2012 when she was promoted to the rank of Special Envoy to the High Commissioner.
- Marion Cottilard
Okay… so probably most of you guys are hearing the name for the first time. But trust me guys… this lady deserves this spot for sure. Cottilard is a French actress as well as a singer and a songwriter. She is also an active environmentalist and is currently a spokesperson for Greenpeace. Holder of significant award titles Cottilard is known for her roles in films like La Vie en Rose (2007), Nine (2009) and Inception (2010). Her role as Lady Macbeth in 2015 Macbeth by Justin Kurzel is considered one of her best performances so far. She was awarded Cesar Award for Best Actress in 2008 for her outstanding work in La Vie en Rose (2007). In the same year she was also announced to be the winner of Academy Awards for the same film making her first and only performer to have won the Academy Awards in the French language. Apart from acting, Cottilard is fluent in singing, playing guitar, keyboard and tambourine.