Beautiful women can be found all over the world. There is no doubt that beauty is in the eye of the beholder; how we define beauty is thus subjective. Nevertheless, many of us can agree that there are some people who are “universally” beautiful, regardless of where you are on the globe.
You might disagree with this list, but there’s no denying that many of these lovely ladies are gorgeous in their own right. Without further ado, here are some of the most beautiful women we have come to know and love today.
1. Bella Hadid
You might know Bella Hadid as the younger sister to fellow fashion model Gigi Hadid. Born in Washington, D.C., Bella initially moved to New York City to pursue photography at the Parsons School of Design in 2014. She later signed to IMG Models that same year. By 2015, Bella was already walking the runway for the likes of Chanel, Tommy Hilfiger, and Marc Jacobs.
Bella’s career has since skyrocketed. Besides the fame that both she and sister Gigi have amassed as models, both have also had their fair share of the limelight and celebrity gossip. For starters, Bella continues to be linked on and off to Canadian singer The Weeknd. She also has quite the social media presence online.
With her sculpted frame and enchanting smoulder, it’s no wonder many consider Bella Hadid as one of the most beautiful women today.
2. Emilia Clarke
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English actress Emilia Clarke saw mainstream success thanks to her role as the infamous Daenerys Targaryen from HBO’s Game of Thrones. Thanks to her Game of Thrones stint, Emilia became one of the highest-paid actors on television come 2017.
Though we see a lot of Emilia in Game of Thrones, she is much more than just her role as the show’s “Mother of Dragons.” Some fans may be aware of Emilia’s history with brain aneurysms, which gave the actress quite the scare so early on in her Game of Thrones career. Still, she persevered, even through tough work schedules.
It’s clear that Emilia Clarke is more than just a pretty face. She is a hard worker on top of being a survivor, which makes her truly beautiful both inside and out.
3. Lupita Nyong’o
Lupita is well known, both for her acting prowess and mouth-watering beauty. Lupita has given a series of speeches about her struggle and journey with accepting herself. Lupita has also been famous for being one of the most “best-dressed.” She is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful black women.
4. Deepika Padukone
Born in Denmark, Deepika is a professional actress, one of the highest-paid in the world. Besides being a beautiful actress, she has a foundation known as Live Laugh Love, a platform meant to sensitize people on the impact of mental health. She has featured in top movies like xXx: Return of Xander Cage in 2017 and others.
Rihanna is a spectacle to behold. To her credit, she has hundreds of music awards. Currently, she has an interest in the beauty industry. Time magazine named her Fenty beauty collection one of their inventions.
6. Scarlett Johansson
Born in New York, Scarlett is a professional actress with several awards and nominations. She is one of the most beautiful actresses in the world. She is also a singer and a model. Her acting career started in her childhood days. She has featured in many popular movies like Don Jon and Lost in transition.
7. Ashley Graham
When you talk about beauty, Ashley is a goddess. She is a gorgeous entrepreneur that has motivated many plus size ladies over the world. Ashley is one of the hottest women when it comes to curvy models. She is into fashion and has a clothing line for women.
8. Blake Lively
Born in Los Angeles, Blake is a professional actress with some awards to her honor. She rose to limelight due to her role in the TV series, Gossip Girls. In addition, she has featured in other movies like Green lantern, The Shadows, etc.
9. Margot Robbie
A native of Australia, Margot is one hottest woman in the movie industry. She is beautiful and talented. Her role in The Wolf of Wall Street made her one of the famous women in the movie industry. She loves tattooing as a hobby and has inked the entire crew of a movie before.
10. Taylor Hill
Taylor is one of the hottest women in the world. Her role in Victoria’s secrets lingerie brought her to the limelight. 2014 through to 2015, she made two appearances in Victoria’s Secret show. In April 2015, she became Victoria’s Secret angel.
She has graced many fashion magazines like Marie Claire, Vogue, and Marie Claire.
11. Dakota Johnson
Born in Austin, Dakota is an American actress and fashion model. I guess she comes from the line of actresses as one of her grandmothers, Tippi Hedren was an actress. Her debut film came out in 1999 with the title Crazy in Alabama.
12. Angelina Jolie
Born in Los Angeles, Angelina is an actress, UN Ambassador, humanitarian, and filmmaker. Angelina is one of the hottest women of all time. She is one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood and became famous after her lead role in Lara Croft blockbuster movies. She has a passion for humanitarian issues around the globe.
13. Jourdan Dunn
Discovered last decade, Jourdan has one of the most soothing and appealing faces in the industry. She has featured in many beauty pageants. Jourdan is the maiden British-African model to be ranked as one of the highest-paid models on Forbes.
14. Halle Berry
Berry was born in Ohio, 1966. She is a professional actress who started as a model and became the most paid Hollywood actress. She is pretty attractive and talented. She is the only African American actress to be awarded an Oscar for the leading role she played in 2002 film Monster’s Ball.
15. Adriana Lima
Adriana is one of the most beautiful women that get prettier with age. She was on Victoria’s Secret in 1999. This led to her appearance in several magazines, beauty campaigns, and fashion shows. She also made her television debut as host of Lifetime show American Beauty Star.
16. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
A native of Indian, Aishwarya is one of the most beautiful actresses with multiple awards and accolades. Wherever there is a mention of most beautiful women, Aishwarya must be there. She has featured in more than 40 films in Hindi, Tamil, Bengali, and English.
17. Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka is one of the top Bollywood stars, one of the beautiful women in the acting industry. She is indeed a beauty to behold as she is making her way in the fashion and movie industry. She has acted in many movies and has engraved herself in the heart of fans.
18. Angela Yeung Wing
Also known as Angelababy, she is not only a beautiful woman but an industrious lady as well. She has investments in several businesses, in addition to being a model and an actress. She is one of the youngest people to feature on the Hurun Philanthropist List.
19. Beyonce Knowles
A native of Houston, Texas, Beyonce is a well-known songwriter and actress with a series of awards and nominations to her credit. Popularly referred to as Queen B by fans, Beyonce is one of the famous women with fantastic dancing skills. She is a global brand with thrilling vocals.
20. Emma Stone
Born in Arizona, Emily is one of the most beautiful actresses. She started her acting career as a kid in Phoenix, Arizona, after becoming a member of Phoenix, Arizona – one of the members of the Valley Youth Theater. Her role in movies like La La Land, the amazing spiderman among others brought her to stardom.
21. Gigi Hadid
Born in Los Angeles, Gigi is one of the hottest women on the planet. From age 2, Gigi started her modeling career after discovery by Paul Marciano. Since then, she has been an inspiration to many thanks to her beauty.
22. Jessica Jung
Born in 1989 in San Francisco, Jessica is a singer, actress, businesswoman, and fashion designer. She has been awarded several times for her popularity and for her astonishing beauty. Jessica is not only beautiful, and she is talented and gifted. She was discovered at age eleven and moved to South Korea. She’s had many best selling hits with her South Korea singing crew – Girl Generation.
23. Penelope Cruz
Born in 1974 in Spain, Penelope is a model and an actress with many awards for her beauty and role in acting. Since age 15, she was signed by an agent and modeled for many giant brands like Ralph Lauren. She has featured in movies like All the pretty horses, Vanilla Sky, and others.
24. Nazanin Boniadi
A native of Iran, Nazanin is a professional actress with several awards for her role in American soap opera – General Hospital. In 2006, she switched careers from science to acting. She has featured in TV series like How I met your mother, Homeland, among others. She also features in movies like the Next three days and Iron man.
25. Pia Wurtzbach
Pia is undoubtedly one of the most attractive women who won Miss Universe in 2015; she is a model, beauty queen and an actress with a Filipino-German background. One of the circumstances that led to her popularity was when Steve Harvey announced someone else as the winner before correcting his mistake.
26. Natalie Portman
Born in Israel, Natalie is a professional actress with several awards for her role in acting. Her distinguished performance in Black Swan made her win the 2011 Oscar award. She was the first person born in 1980 to win the Academy Award for Best Actress. She is one of the famous women known for her distinguished acting skills.
27. Gal Gadot
Born in 1985, Gal is a native of Israel and a professional actress. She is a real superwoman, as her role in the Wonder Woman movie made her famous. Gal was once named Miss Israel, confirming that she is one of the most beautiful girls in the world. She is not only a superwoman in movies; she served two years in Israeli forces as well!
28. Kate Upton
Famous for her mesmerizing curves, Kate Upton is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful girls. Thanks to her amazing curves, she was featured many times in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue- an annual issue. She appeared in the magazine four different times over the years.
29. Meghan Markle
Meghan is beautiful inside and outside. She is well known for her humanitarian service, in addition to being an actress. She has worked with several charity organizations with the aim of triggering positive changes around the world. She’s a stunning beauty, as we can assume that her beauty was part of what got Prince Harry interested in her!
30. Zooey Deschanel
Born in Los Angeles, Zooey is an American model, actress, songwriter, and singer. She has featured in several movies and was once nominated for the best actress in Comedy. Her unique blue eyes can capture the heart of any man. She was the lead role and star in the TV series “New Girl.” She is a talented actress with a flair for writing music.
31. Kristen Stewart
Born in 1990, Kristen is a beautiful actress with myriads of awards for her distinguishing role in various movies over the years. In 2010, Kristen was one of the highest-paid Hollywood actresses. As an outstanding model, she models for brands like Chanel. She’s skilled in several musical instruments like trumpet and electric guitar.
32. Amanda Seyfried
Amanda is a distinguished actress, songwriter, and singer. Born in 1985, she has modeled since the age of 11. In addition to modeling, she has featured in several movies like Mean Girls – her debut movie. She is not only one of the most beautiful women; she is a big fan of animals and pets.
33. Charlize Theron
Theron is indeed one of the beautiful black women that ever walked this planet. She is an actress famous for several roles like an evil queen, serial killer, or even a superhero. She is the first actress from South Africa to win an academy award
34. Marion Cotillard
Marion is a professional French Actress and is good at what she does. Born in 1975, she has received several awards for her role in acting. She featured in her father’s plays as a Child artist. While Marion thought she would be a singer, she had a successful career as an actress with several theater performances
35. Zoe Kravitz
Born in 1988, Zoe is a singer, actress, and a professional model. She came from the lineage of the artist as her father is a Musician and her mother, an artist. She’s featured in several movies like The Divergent. As a singer, she is the lead vocalist for a band – Elevator Fight.
36. Selena Gomez
A native of Texas, Selena is one of the most beautiful women as her fans from Disney Stars can testify. In addition to being one of the top female celebrities, Selena is a musician. Despite her age, 27 years, Selena is matured and humble. Many people think her maturity earned her many followers on Instagram.
37. Mahira Khan
A native of Pakistan, Mahira is a professional actress with several accolades and awards for her roles in Pakistani TV shows. She is one of the famous women in Pakistan, as well as one of the highest-paid Pakistan actresses. She has featured in several TV shows and Bollywood films like Humsafar and Raees.
38. Rachel McAdams
A native of Canada, Rachel was born in Canada. She is a professional actress with the stunning beauty that stole the heart of her fans all over the world. With a degree in Theatre Arts, McAdams once worked with Canadian TV and film production. She’s featured in famous movies like the Time Traveler’s Wife and The Family Stone.
39. Chrissy Teigen
Chrissy is one of the hottest American actresses. Born in 1985, she had a successful career in modeling and has graced the front of top magazines around America. She is also a food enthusiast and has featured on various TV programs. She is one of the hottest women as she married the music icon John Legend.
40. Anne Hathaway
Born in New York, Anne is one of the most beautiful women with a passion for acting. She has featured in several movies and also won Oscar and Golden Globe awards. Her role in The Princess Diary brought her to the limelight. There have been several accolades for her performance in other movies like Love and Other Drugs, and The Devil Wears Prada.
41. Kendall Jenner
Kendall is one of the most beautiful girls in the world. This has earned her millions of IG followers who are interested in the next magazine she will model for. With her innocent and beautiful look, she has graced the cover of various magazines.
42. Lana Del Rey
Born in 1985, Lana is a talented singer with several awards to her honor. Her unique voice and inspiring music is an inspiration to many.
43. Cobie Smulders
Born in 1982, Cobie is a talented Canadian actress. She became popular due to her role in the famous TV series, How I met your mother. She is fluent in French, and her lovely smile is a charm, making her one of the most attractive women.
44. Emily Ratajkowski
Emily rose to limelight due to her appearance in the Blurred Line Music video. Since then, people from all over the world have worshipped her as a beauty goddess. She is a model, actress, and advocate for women’s health. In addition to being one of the hottest women, she is a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood.
45. Mila Kunis
Mila is a Ukrainian actress with several accolades and nominations for her acting prowess. She moved to LA at age seven and joined an acting class. She had her major role at age 15 in the TV series – that 70’s Show.
46. Kim Kardashian
Kim is not only one of the most beautiful women; she is famous and well known across the globe. She’s an internet sensation, and her interest in makeup lines and apps is an inspiration to many.
47. Raniah Al Abdullah
Raniah is the Queen of Jordan and one of the most beautiful women in the world. Born in 1970, she is famous for her role in education, health, and youth. She is powerful, with a distinguished sense of style.
48. Irina Shayk
Irina is one of the most humble yet gorgeous women today. She has got beauty, class, and curves; little wonder she is a Victoria’s Secret model.
49. Nina Dobrev
Nina is a professional actress and model. Born in 1989, she is from Canada with several awards, especially for her outstanding role in the famous TV series – The Vampire Diaries. She has featured in other movies like the final girls.
50. Hannah Jeter
Hannah is a beauty goddess with alluring blue eyes that have melted the hearts of fans over the globe. She is one of the most beautiful women that have graced the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She also featured in several magazine covers like Elle Mexico.
There you have it, the list of the 50 most beautiful women. These are passionate and hardworking women that have left their mark with their unique talent and beauty.