The world’s most beautiful actresses have one thing in common— the millions of people who watch their movies each year decide whether they are worthy to be considered the most beautiful actress in the world by casting their vote on the matter. While it’s no easy feat to be labeled the most beautiful, these actresses have earned their place as one of the prettiest women in Hollywood (in no particular order). Check out this list of the 20 most beautiful actresses in the world and see if your favorite made the cut!
15. Marisa Tomei
Marisa was born on December 4, 1964, in Brooklyn, New York. Her father worked as a schoolteacher and her mother worked as a secretary. Tomei attended SUNY Purchase and got her degree in Theatre Arts. Tomei is best known for portraying Mona Lisa Vito in My Cousin Vinny (1992) and Karen Hill in What Women Want (2000).
14. Salma Hayek
Mexican-American actress Salma Hayek is best known for her breakout role as Selita, a sexy secretary turned headmistress of a girls’ school, in John Huston’s action comedy The Wild Bunch and her leading roles in the 1998 Hollywood blockbuster Wild Wild West opposite Will Smith and Foolish with comedian Eddie Murphy.
13. Lea Michele
ok , now we are on Lea Michele. The Glee star is 26 years old and has been a major heartthrob ever since she burst onto our screens as a talented high schooler with a passion for performing. Her trademark? That fabulous smile that lights up her face every time she hits the stage.
12. Emma Stone
Born on November 6, 1988, Emma Stone is an American actress who has made appearances in movies such as Superbad (2007), The House Bunny (2008), Zombieland (2009), and Easy A (2010). She will soon be seen starring alongside Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford in Blade Runner 2049. Fans of Stone voted her into the top spot for the most beautiful actress in this list.
11. Natalie Portman
She played Mathilda in Luc Besson’s 1994 film, Léon: The Professional. She was 12 years old and it was her first feature film role. In 2009, Portman starred as an activist who becomes a revolutionary fighting against a government that oppresses poor people. #4 Star Wars: In 1977, George Lucas cast Portman as Princess Leia Organa in the original Star Wars film.
10. Rinko Kikuchi
She then went on to star as Kumiko Yamagami in the 2006 live-action adaptation of Kamikaze Girls, for which she won several awards including the Japanese Academy Award for Best Actress. Kikuchi’s breakthrough role came with her portrayal of Mako Mori in Guillermo del Toro’s 2013 film Pacific Rim. Her other notable roles include Juri Arisugawa in The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006), Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms (2018), and Tetsuo Shima’s girlfriend Akane Yashiro in Akira (1988).
9. Megan Fox
Megan Denise Fox (born May 16, 1986) is an American actress and model. She began her career as a fashion model at age 15, but soon shifted to acting. She has since become known for her roles as Mikaela Banes in the first two live-action Transformers films; Sydney Shanowski on the television series Hope & Faith; and Carly Jones on the television show The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
8. Olivia Wilde
Her first major film role was as Quorra in Tron: Legacy (2010), a live-action remake of the 1982 film Tron. Wilde also starred in Cowboys & Aliens (2011) and played Dr. Remy Thirteen Hadley on the television medical drama House from 2004 to 2012. Wilde’s other notable films include Alpha Dog, Turistas, Conversations with Other Women, The Girl Next Door and In Time. Wilde is married to actor Jason Sudeikis since 2010 and they have two children together.
7. Jessica Alba
She was discovered at age 14 when she had a guest spot on Baywatch because of her height. At first, she had a difficult time getting roles that were not only that but also offered a lot of depth, but she eventually found success as an actress with roles in Dark Angel, Fantastic Four and The Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer.
6. Angelina Jolie
Angie Jolie is an American actress and film producer. She has received three Academy Awards, six Golden Globe Awards, and eleven Screen Actors Guild Awards. Her first major role was in Disney’s Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989) and later achieved recognition for her lead roles in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) and Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005).
5. Anne Hathaway
ok , let’s get back on track. Anne Hathaway is best known for playing Katelyn Hogarth in The Princess Diaries, Mia Thermopolis in The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement, and Rachel Keller in Get Smart. As a child, Hathaway starred as Helen Keller in Miracle on 34th Street. She has since starred in such films as Ella Enchanted and The Devil Wears Prada.
4. Blake Lively
A successful actress, Blake Lively has starred in movies such as The Age of Adaline, The Shallows and Deadpool. She has also been an ambassador for companies like Chopard and Ralph Lauren. Lively dated Leonardo DiCaprio from 2011 until 2016. She was married to Ryan Reynolds from 2012 until 2018.
3. Jennifer Lawrence
Lawrence attended Kammerer Middle School and then went on to graduate from high school at age 14. She then went on to study at Indian Hills Community College before transferring to Middlebury College where she studied English literature.
Lawrence also enjoys horseback riding, playing guitar, and cooking.
2. America Ferrera
Ferrera was born April 18, 1984 in Los Angeles, California. She is of Honduran and Puerto Rican descent. Ferrera is best known for her role as Betty Suarez on Ugly Betty.
She also played a member of the President’s staff in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 and starred as Tessa Quayle on ABC’s drama series In Plain Sight.
1. Katherine Heigl
She was born on November 24th in 1978, making her a Sagittarius. She attended Westlake High School and graduated from University of Southern California with a major in English. She has appeared in several films such as My Father My Lord, 27 Dresses, Knocked Up and many more.
Many people find her very attractive because she has blonde hair, brown eyes and freckles.
She is 5’6 tall, weighs 125 pounds and wears size 8-10 clothing.