Beauty is a word subject to many interpretations. But one thing is for sure - beauty is an attribute that emanates from a kind soul and a caring personality. Below, we have compiled a list of 50 women who with both their physical and inner attributes as well as their valuable contributions and achievements in their careers are regarded as the most beautiful in the world.
Queen B sits on the number one position because why wouldn’t she? After all, she has everything to make her the most beautiful woman in the world.
She is a perfect example of natural beauty and we just feel jealous of her husband. Well, it goes without saying that the mother of 3 beautiful children simply knows how to maintain her beauty.
2. Priyanka Chopra
You may have known her before as the winner of the Miss World 2000 pageant and one of India's highest-paid and most popular celebrities. Now, her popularity touched new heights as she married Nick Jonas, a famous American singer, and songwriter.
Although she has the beauty and power to feel like the queen of the world, she is known as a humble and simple person.
3. Angelina Jolie
Although Angelia Jolie isn’t quite active as an actress anymore, it would be a crime to make a list of the world’s most beautiful women and not include her in it.
Currently, after her breakup with Brad Pitt, she is actively working on child rights, human and women’s rights issues. She is like an “angel” for many people.
4. Alexandra Daddario
Her eyes are so beautiful that you can fall in love with her in an instant. It is hard to believe that this baby faced woman is 33 years old.
This actress has made many fans over the years. Although she isn’t a professional model, we would love to see her flaunting her beautiful body.
5. Aishwarya Rai
If there is any list created of the world’s most beautiful women, it would be incomplete without Aishwarya Rai.
Crowned Miss World in 1994, this Indian actress and model can kill anyone with her looks. She has acted in numerous movies and has made diehard fans from all over the world.
6. Dakota Johnson
If you know her, then you must be a fan of Fifty Shades of Grey. The movie certainly did put her into the spotlight and she gained more popularity than she ever imagined.
Nevertheless, she is a stunning actress who is equally beautiful. It is no surprise for any of us that she is considered one of the hottest actresses.
The iconic musician and entrepreneur are one of the most famous and richest celebrities in the world. Popularly called Riri, she started her career by recording demo tapes and was signed to Def-Jam records at the age of 16.
She has won several awards which include Grammy’s, MTV Video Music Awards among others. Rihanna ranks as the seventh-best-selling music artiste in the world. She also owns a cosmetic brand, Fenty Beauty and a fashion house, Fenty.
8. Anne Hathaway
The Actress was born on November 12, 1982, in Brooklyn, New York. She rose to prominence with her role in The Princess Diaries and since then has acted in several movies such as The Devil Wears Prada, Love and Other Drugs, The Dark Knight Rises, Les Miserables , etc.
Her performances have won her praise and recognition as well as awards which include BAFTA Award, Teen Choice Awards, and Oscar and a Golden Globe.
9. Margot Robbie
Whether it is the Wolf of Wall Street or the Suicide Squad, this actress knows how to win our hearts with her acting and hot looks.
The Australian actress is full of surprises and it is no wonder that there are so many fans of her. In 2017, Time Magazine named her among the 100 most influential people in the world.
10. Kate Upton
This American model and actress is so stunning that we all secretly wish to meet her someday.
Although she makes most of her appearances in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues, she has also made fans by showcasing her acting skills in a few Hollywood movies.
11. Pia Wurtzbach
The list would be incomplete without this stunning model and actress. She is the winner of Miss Universe 2015 and by looking at her we know why she won it.
This Filipina-German beauty pageant titleholder, model and actress is known for her flawless beauty. She is currently in a relationship with Filipino-Swiss race-car driver Marlon Stöckinger.
12. Emma Watson
Well, this actress became a crush of many ever since she starred in the Harry Potter series. We don’t blame you for falling in love with her because her beauty is too irresistible.
She is a perfect example of beauty with brains and we all know very well that it can be a lethal combination.
13. Gal Gadot
This Israeli actress and model took the world by storm with her role in Fast &Furious and became even more famous for playing Wonder Woman.
Not many people know that she has actually served two years in the Israel Defense Forces as a combat instructor. In 2018, she was also included in Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world.
14. Manuela Arcuri
Okay, she looks more like a princess than an actress. She has certainly made a name for her as an actress, model, and TV personality.
Although she is 42 years old, she certainly has a better body than most of us. After all, she takes extra good care of her health and fitness.
15. Jourdan Dunn
Dunn is a British model who is considered to belong to a category of an elite mall group of supermodels believed to be the best in this generation. She was discovered by Storm Model in Hammersmith Primark in 2006 and started appearing on the runway in 2007.
She has modeled for almost every top designer in the world and in 2008; she became the first black woman in the 21st century to walk a Prada runway. She is a winner of many awards which include the Glamour Award for Inspiration and Model of the Year at the British Fashion Awards on more than one occasion. She is regarded as an icon by Models.com
16. Blake Lively
Have you ever seen a more charming woman than this Goddess? This American actress has made a lot of fans all over the world with her acting skills, and of course, her beauty.
Married to famous actor Ryan Reynolds, she has started to look even more beautiful after having kids.
17. Naomi Campbell
Can anyone tell she is 49 years old? Well, her face and figure are just amazing and people find it hard believing that she was amongst the most recognizable and in-demand models of the late 1980s and the 1990s.
Aside from succeeding the fashion industry, she also embarked on other ventures (acting, hosting, and business) and achieved success there as well.
18. Miranda Kerr
Born on April 20, 1983. The Sydney born model is, according to Forbes, the second-highest-paid model in the world for 2013. She started modeling at the age of thirteen and won the Dolly Magazine model search competition in 1997.
Her breakthrough came in 2007 when she became one of Victoria's Secrets Angel. She was the first Australian to model for Victoria's Secret.
19. Scarlet Johansson
The American actress, model, and singer is best known for her character of Black Widow in the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies. She began her acting career as a child and rose to prominence with the movie Lost in Translation.
She has acted in other movies such as Lucy, Don Jon, Her, Under the Skin, etc. and has received many awards and nominations for her acting. Her performance in Lost in Translation earned her a Golden Globe nomination and a BAFTA. She also won a Tony Award as Best Featured Actress for her role in A View Under the Bridge. According to Forbes, she is the highest-paid actress for 2019.
20. Taylor Hill
Even if she wasn’t a supermodel, we all would’ve fallen in love with her. Although she sizzling hot from head to toe, her eyes just make you want to get lost in them.
We would highly recommend you to not watch her pictures, or else you’ll find yourself glued to the electronic screen for hours (or may days).
21. Gigi Hadid
Sister of model Bella Hadid, Jelena Noura Hadid (aka Gigi Hadid) is a hugely successful American fashion model with a net worth of $19 (as of 2019).
She is regarded as one of the best models of her generation and we cannot agree more with it. Her slaying looks are more than enough to earn her a place on any list of the world’s most beautiful women.
22. Emily Ratajkowski
Emily Ratajkowski is a London born, and California raised model and actress. She began her modeling and acting career as a child when she did print catalog modeling for Nordstrom and Kohl's and appeared in the Nickelodeon series iCarly.
She made her debut as a professional runway model with Mark Jacobs at the New York Fashion Week in 2015 and has since then graced many prestigious runways with some of the biggest designer houses in the world such as Bottega Veneta, Dolce & Gabbana and Versace.
23. Amanda Cerny
If you are familiar with the word “Vine”, you definitely know this YouTube star. She is not only known for great humor and acting skills but also her beautiful looks.
She knows that she has the body and looks to get all the attention and she works extra hard to maintain it.
24. Kat Dennings
She is popular for her role in the sitcom, “2 Broke Girls”. She made her debut on HBO's Sex and the City and since then, has starred in 40-year old Virgin, Big Momma's House 2, Thor, Thor: The Dark World and other movies.
Her acting prowess has earned her several awards and nominations such as The MTV Movie Awards for Best Breakthrough Performance, People's Choice Award for Favorite TV Gal Pals (with Beth Behrs), Satellite Award Best Actress in a Motion Picture Drama, etc.
25. Deepika Padukone
We all know that Indian women are extremely beautiful and attractive. Here is a perfect example of that. Deepika Padukone has evolved over the years and she is HUGE in Bollywood now.
Thank God she started her modeling career before she entered Bollywood. Today, she has her own clothing line and a foundation called Live Laugh Love – it creates awareness about mental health in India.
26. Emma Stone
If you were looking for the hottest redhead in the world, you can thank us for putting an end to your quest. Emma Stone is simply breathtakingly beautiful.
We all know how much talented this actress is and her role in La La Land confirmed it as she won a Golden Globe award for it.
27. Sofia Vergara
Sofia is a Colombian-American actress born on July 10, 1972. She was discovered at a tender age and appeared in a Pepsi Commercial in Latin America at 17. She also worked as the co-host of two shows for television network Univisión before landing her first significant English acting role with Chasing Papi in 2003.
She is considered one of the most influential Latinas in Hollywood and has been nominated for several awards in recognition of her on-screen performance. Notable among them is the four Golden Globe Awards nominations for her performance in the comedy show Modern Family.
28. Adriana Lima
Although she 38 years old, she has maintained herself so well that it feels like she has still many years of modeling left in her.
This Brazilian model and actress is best known as a Victoria's Secret Angel from 1999 to 2018. In fact, she is their longest-running model to date.
29. Emilia Clarke
The British actress was born on October 23, 1986, in London and started acting in 2013 with a Broadway production of Breakfast at Tiffany's. She achieved prominence portraying the character of Danaerys Targaryen in the fantasy television series, Game of Thrones.
She has appeared in several movies such as Terminator Genisys, Me Before You, Solo: A Star Wars Story, etc. Her outstanding performance in Game of Thrones has earned her many awards and nominations; these include three Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and a nomination for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Time Magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2019.
30. Fahriye Evcen
When you come to know that she is a German-Turkish actress, you don’t feel surprised at her beauty anymore. She is a Turkish actress and we all know how much beautiful Turkish women are.
Although she is quite famous in Turkey, she was born in Germany and moved to her mother country when she was 19 years old.
31. Mila Kunis
She is an American actress noted for her role in the movie Black Swan for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe as Best Supporting Actress.
Although born in Ukraine, her family moved to Los Angeles when she was seven, and it was there was her talent was discovered. Her first major role was in the TV series, That 70's Show. She has also voiced Meg Griffin in the Family guy since 1999. In 2018, she starred in The Spy Who Dumped Me.
32. Irina Shayk
Irina Shayk is a Russian model who has also appeared in few movies. She has graced the runway for many brands such as Marc Jacobs, Versace, Bottega, Givenchy, etc. She attained immense fame as the exclusive face of Intimissimi lingerie.
She debuted as an actress in the Dwayne Johnson movie — Hercules in 2014 became the Spokesperson for L’Oreal Paris International in 2015. Models.cm ranks her as an industry icon.
33. Mahira Khan
Mahira Khan is a Pakistan Actress who has won many awards for her outstanding performances in various Pakistani TV shows. She is best known for her role in the hit TV show Humsafar for which she has received many awards including Lux Style Awards for Best Television Actress.
She started as a VJ in 2006 before debuting in the romance movie Bol in 2011 alongside Atif Aslam. She currently ranks as one of the highest-paid Pakistan actresses.
34. Alicia Vikander
This Swedish actress is talented and extremely gorgeous at the same time. Born and raised in Gothenburg, not many people know that this brilliant actress was also a ballet dancer.
Her role in Ex Machina earned her a nomination for Golden Globe, but her acting in The Danish Girl was the real deal as she went to receive the Academy Award.
35. Ashley Graham
Here is the proponent of the body positivity. Ashley Graham is without a doubt the number one plus size model in the world.
Her killer looks and hot plus size body made her the first model ever to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and covers of Vogue as a plus-size model.
36. Shay Mitchell
Shay Mitchell is a Canadian actress, model, entrepreneur, and author born on April 10, 1987. She has acted in various movies and television series including Mother’s Day, The Possession of Hannah Grace, Aaron Stone, You.
She is best known for the portrayal of Emily Fields character in the TV series Pretty Little Liars. She has been nominated for People’s Choice Awards and Teen Choice Awards.
37. Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman was born on June 9, 1981, in Jerusalem. She started acting at an early age and starred in Star Wars Episode 1— The Phantom while still in high school.
She is renowned for her exceptional acting in movies such as Black Swan, V for Vendetta, The Other Boleyn Girl, etc. which has also earned her many accolades. She won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for her Outstanding Performance for her Lead Role in Black Swan, thus becoming the first person born in the 80s to have won an Academy Award for Best Actress.
38. Lupita Nyong'o
Lupita Nyong'o is a Kenyan-Mexican actress who rose to prominence with her role in the movie 12 Years A Slave. Her first acting role was in a short film East River; she has acted in other movies which include Queen of Katwe, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, The Jungle Book, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Black Panther, etc.
She has a Master’s Degree in acting from the Yale School of Drama. She is the first Kenyan and Mexican Actress to receive an Academy Award.
39. Halle Berry
The legendary multi-talented actress was born on August 14, 1966, in Cleveland, Ohio. She started her career as a model before she got her big break in acting with a role in the 1992 romantic comedy Boomerang.
Since then, Halle Berry has established herself as one of the best Hollywood actresses and remains the only African-American actress to have won an Oscar for a lead role, with her role in Monster Ball in 2002.
40. Zoe Kravitz
The Los Angeles born Actress, model, and singer comes from an artistic background. She is the daughter of musician Lenny Kravitz and actress Lisa Bonnet. She made her acting debut in 2007 with the movie No Reservations.
She has acted in several movies such as Mad Max, The Lego Batman Movie, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Dope, The Divergent Series, etc. She has been nominated for several awards including Teen Choice Awards. She is also the lead vocalist for the band Lolawolf.
41. Rachel McAdams
The beautiful Canadian actress was born on November 17, 1978, and started her Hollywood career in 2002 with the comedy The Hot Chick. Since then, she has acted in several movies such as Mean Girls, Spotlight, The Notebook, Wedding Crashers, etc.
She has won many awards for her performance such as Teen Choice Award, MTV Movie Awards, Critics' Choice Movie Awards, Satellite Award, etc.
42. Taraneh Alidoosti
If you like to watch middle-eastern movies, you most probably know who this beautiful woman is. She is regarded as one of the best Iranian actresses.
She is insanely hit there and was voted the best Iranian movie actress of the last decade via a poll conducted among 130 film critics by Sanate Cinema Magazine.
43. Cobie Smulders
Cobie Smulders is Canadian actress and model famous for her role of Robin Scherbatsky in the hit television sitcom, How I Met Your Mother. She was born on April 3, 1982, in Vancouver and started acting in with a guest role on Showtime sci-fi series Jeremiah.
Her first permanent acting role was on the series Veritas: The Quest. She has appeared in other movies such as The Long Weekend, The Delivery Man, The Lego Movie, Captain America: Winter Soldier, etc. She is also fluent in French.
44. Elizaveta Boyarskaya
With such hypnotizing eyes, we wonder why she is regarded among the world’s most beautiful women. The Russian theater and film actress is gifted with amazing talents.
Once you see her, there is a very little chance that you won’t fall in love with her attractive looks. We must give credit to her parents for creating this masterpiece.
45. Anne Curtis
This beauty knows how to enthrall people with her amazing looks and who would ever guess that she is actually 34 years old.
This Australian-Filipino actress is also a model, TV host, VJ and recording artist. She is a perfect combination of cuteness and talent.
46. Rania Al Abdullah
Rania Al Abdullah is the queen consort of Jordan. She was born in Kuwait on August 30, 1970, but later moved to Jordan where she met her husband, the current King of Jordan.
She is renowned for her advocacy work with cuts across various sectors such as education, health, youth empowerment, micro-finance, and overall empowerment of the community.
47. Mozhdah Jamalzadah
This gorgeous singer was born in Afghanistan and she was just 5 years old when her family had to flee the civil war in the country to settle in Canada.
She rose to fame with her song called Dokhtare Afghan (Afghan Girl). The song was an instant hit on the Afghan TV shows and airwaves.
48. Haifa Wehbe
Haifa Wehbe was born in Beirut, Lebanon. She is a Lebanese singer and actress who is still slaying at the age of 43.
Back in 2006, her sizzling looks earned her a spot on the People’s Magazine’s top 50 most beautiful people.
49. Niki Karimi
If you want to see the beauty that doesn’t believe in going half naked to make people fall in love with her, you should look at Niki Karimi.
She is inarguably the most famous, internationally acclaimed Actress and filmmaker from Iran. This 47 years old actress, director, and screenwriter know ways to win the hearts of many people.
50. Ronda Rousey
She is an American professional wrestler, actress, author, and former mixed martial artist and judoka. She is a perfect example of beauty with brains and muscles.
She is a dedicated and hard working woman and she knows that it is not easy to achieve what she has managed so far (and it is a lot).