Charlize Theron is a South African-American actress, film producer, and former fashion model.She was named Esquire’s Sexiest Woman Alive in 2007.In late 2008 she was asked to be a UN Messenger of Peace by the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon.After appearing in a few notable films, Theron starred as the serial killer Aileen Wuornos in Monster.For this role, Theron won the Academy Award for Best Actress at the 76th Academy Awards in February 2004.She is the first African to win an Oscar for Best Actress In 2008, Theron was named the Hasty Pudding Theatricals Woman of the Year.
Monica Belucci is an Italian actress and fashion model.In 1988, Bellucci moved to one of Europe’s fashion centers, Milan, where she signed with Elite Model Management. By 1989, she was becoming prominent as a fashion model in Paris and across the Atlantic, in New York City. She posed for Dolce & Gabbana and French ELLE, among others. In that year, Bellucci made the transition to acting and began taking acting classes. The February 2001 Esquire Magazine’s feature on Desire featured Ms. Bellucci on the cover and in an article on the five senses. In 2003, she was featured in Maxim.In 2004, she topped AskMen’s 100 Most Beautiful Women in the World annual list. Bellucci’s modelling career is managed by Elite+ in NYC. She is considered an Italian sex symbol.She is currently a face of a range of Dior Cosmetics. Bellucci is also signed to Storm Model Management in London.
Anna Kournikova is a semi-retired Russian professional tennis player and model.Her celebrity status made her one of the best known tennis players worldwide. At the peak of her fame, fans looking for images of Kournikova made her name one of the most common search strings on the Internet search engine Google.In 2002 she also placed first in FHM’s 100 Sexiest Women in the World in U.S. and UK editions. By contrast, ESPN—citing the degree of hype as compared to actual accomplishments as a singles player—ranked Kournikova 18th in its “25 Biggest Sports Flops of the Past 25 Years”.Kournikova was also ranked #1 in the ESPN Classic series “Who’s number 1?” when the series featured sport’s most overrated athletes.
Angelina Jolie is an American actress and Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Refugee Agency.She has received three Golden Globe Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and an Academy Award.Today, Jolie is one of the best known celebrities around the world. According to the Q ScoreJolie currently lives with actor Brad Pitt, in a relationship that has attracted worldwide media attention. Jolie and Pitt have three adopted children, Maddox, Pax, and Zahara, as well as three biological children, Shiloh, Knox, and Vivienne.In a 2006 global industry survey by ACNielsen in 42 international markets Jolie, together with Brad Pitt, was found to be the favorite celebrity endorser for brands and products worldwide.Jolie was among the Time 100, a list of the 100 most influential people in the world, in 2006 and 2008.She was described as the world’s most beautiful woman in the 2006 “100 Most Beautiful” issue of People,and she was voted the greatest sex symbol of all time in the British Channel 4 television show The 100 Greatest Sex Symbols in 2007.
Olga Kurylenko is a Ukrainian model and actress.She is perhaps best known as the Bond girl in the 22nd James Bond film, Quantum of Solace and for portraying the character of Nika Boronina in the movie adaptation of the video game Hitman. Since 2001 she holds French citizenship. Olga’s cinematic roles have been notably steamy, and her natural beauty and explicit nudity attracted the attention of the male audiences. She appeared opposite Elijah Wood in Paris, je t’aime (2006) and as Sofia in Le serpent (2006), then co-starred as Russian beauty Nika Boronina opposite Timothy Olyphant in Hitman (2007/I). She also appears as Mina Harud in the indy surveillance-thriller “Tyranny” (2008) and is billed as Camille, the Bond girl in Quantum of Solace (2008), ,Max Payne (2008).
Beyonc? Knowles is an American R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, actress and model.In 2009, Forbes listed Knowles fourth on its list of the 100 Most Powerful and Influential Celebrities in the world, third on its list of the top-grossing musicians, and number one on the list of top Best-Paid Celebs Under 30 with over $87 million dollars in earnings between 2008 and 2009.In 2007, Knowles was featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, the first non-model and non-athlete woman to pose on the issue and the second African American model after Tyra Banks. In 2006, she starred in the lead role in the film adaptation of the 1981 Broadway musical Dreamgirls, for which she earned two Golden Globe nominations. Knowles launched her family’s fashion line, House of Der?on, in 2004, and has been engaged to endorse such brands as Pepsi, Tommy Hilfiger, Armani and L’Or?al. In 2009, Forbes listed Knowles fourth on its list of the 100 Most Powerful and Influential Celebrities in the world, third on its list of the top-grossing musicians, and number one on the list of top Best-Paid Celebs Under 30 with over $87 million dollars in earnings between 2008 and 2009.
Li Gong is a Chinese-born film actress. Gong first came into international prominence through close collaboration with Chinese director Zhang Yimou and is credited with helping bring Chinese cinema to Europe and the United States.She has twice been awarded the Golden Rooster and the Hundred Flowers Awards twice as well as the Berlinale Camera, Cannes Festival Trophy, National Board of Review, New York Film Critics Circle Award, and Volpi Cup. She married Singaporean businessman Ooi Hoe Soeng in 1996, and became a Singaporean citizen in 2008.Despite her popularity, Gong avoided Hollywood for years, due to a lack of confidence in speaking English.She made her English speaking debut in 2005 when she starred as the beautiful but vindictive Hatsumomo in Memoirs of a Geisha. Her performance was met with generally positive reviews.Her other English-language roles to date included Chinese Box in 1997, Miami Vice in 2006 and Hannibal Rising in 2007. In all three films, she learned her English lines phonetically.
Catherine Zeta-Jones is a Welsh actress, currently based in the United States.She began her career on stage at an early age. After starring in a number of UK and US television films and small roles in films, she came to prominence with roles in Hollywood movies such as The Phantom, The Mask of Zorro, and Entrapment in the late 1990s.In 2002 Zeta-Jones starred as the homicidal entertainer Velma Kelly in the film adaptation of the popular Broadway musical Chicago. Her singing and dancing skills impressed critics and audiences and helped her win an Oscar. She subsequently appeared in several comedies, including Intolerable Cruelty (2003), in which she played a cunning gold digger opposite George Clooney, and The Terminal (2004), a film directed by Spielberg and featuring Tom Hanks. In 2004 she starred with Clooney, Brad Pitt, and Matt Damon in Ocean’s Twelve, a sequel to the blockbuster Ocean’s Eleven (2001). Her later films include The Legend of Zorro (2005) and No Reservations (2007). She won an Academy Award, BAFTA Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for portraying Velma Kelly in the 2002 film adaptation of Chicago.Zeta-Jones is married to actor Michael Douglas,The couple have two children.
Jessica Alba is an American television and film actress.Alba is considered a sex symbol and often generates media attention for her looks. She appears frequently on the “Hot 100” section of Maxim and was voted AskMen.com’s number one on their list of “99 Most Desirable Women” in 2006, as well as “Sexiest Woman in the World” by FHM in 2007.The use of her image on the cover of the March 2006 Playboy sparked a lawsuit by her, which was later dropped.Alba appeared in the 2009 Campari calendar. Campari printed 9,999 copies of the calendar featuring photos of Alba posing sexually in swimsuits, and high heels.In 2008 Alba was ranked #34 on Maxim’s magazine’s Hot 100 for the magazines 2008 list, was ranked #2 on Wizard magazine’s “Sexiest Women of TV” list, and was named in GQ Magazines’ one of the 25 Sexiest Women in film of all time.She has also won various awards for her acting, including the Choice Actress Teen Choice Award and Saturn Award for Best Actress (TV), and a Golden Globe nomination for her her lead role in the television series Dark Angel.
Scarlett Johansson is an American actress and singer.Johansson is considered to be a modern sex symbol,and she regularly appears at the top of lists of the sexiest women in the world.In November 2006, Johansson was named “Sexiest Woman Alive” by Esquire.In February 2007, she was named the “Sexiest Celebrity” of the year by Playboy.During the filming of Match Point, director Woody Allen described Johansson as “sexually overwhelming”, saying that he found it “very hard to be extra witty around a sexually overwhelming, beautiful young woman who is wittier than you are.