Ten Most Sexiest Women of 2008
Karolína Isela Kurková (born February 28, 1984]) is a Czech model, best known as one of the Victoria’s Secret Angels. Mario Testino said of Kurková, “The proportions of her body and her face, as well as her energy level, make her a model who could fit almost into any moment.” Designer Marc Jacons said, “She has an angelic look with a dark side, she’s sweet and fun but looks like she could be an evil bewitching child.” Vogue editor Anna Wintour called her the “next supermodel”.
Bar Refaeli (Hebrew בר רפאלי, born June 4, 1985) is an Israeli model, known for her modeling work and for her relationship with actor Leonardo Dicaprio.
Angelina Jolie (born Angelina Jolie Voight on June 4, 1975) is an American film actor and a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Refuge Agency. She was cited as one of the world’s most beautiful women in 2006 by American celebrity magazine People, and her off-screen life is widely reported.Jolie has received three Golden Globe Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards & Academy Award.
Gisele Caroline Bündchen (born July 20, 1980) is a Brazilian model. According to Forbes, she is the highest-paid model in the world and also the sixteenth richest woman in the entertainment world, having earned $33 million in 2007 and $35 million in 2008 alone, adding to her estimated $150 million fortune. She is also listed on Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s richest supermodel. Bündchen has been the face of more than 20 brands internationally, and has appeared on more magazine covers than any other supermodel.
Scarlett I. Johansson (born November 22, 1984) is an actress and singer, of dual American and Danish citizenship. Johansson rose to fame with her role in 1998’s The horse Whisperer and subsequently gained critical acclaim for her roles in Ghost Wind, Lost in Translation (for which she won a BAFTA), and Girl with a pearl Earring, the latter two earning her Golden Globe Award nominations in 2003.
Adriana Francesca Lima (born June 12, 1981) is a Brazilian model best known as a Victoria’s secret since 2000 and a spokesmodel for Maybelline cosmetics. At age 15, Lima finished first place in Ford’s “Supermodel of Brazil” competition, and took second place the following year in the Ford “Supermodel of the world” competition before signing with Elite Model Management in New York City.
Heidi Klum (born June 1, 1973) is a German American model, actress, TV presenter, fashion designer, television producer and occasional singer.
Klum has also been the Emmy award-nominated hostess of Project Runway and Germany’s next topmodel, and is known for her modeling work with Victoria’s secret.
Penélope Cruz Sánchez (born April 28, 1974), better known as Penélope Cruz, is a Spanish actress. She gathered critical acclaim as a young actress for many films. She has also starred in several American films such as Blow, Vanilla sky & Bandidas.
Cruz has been awarded two Goyas, two European Film awards and the Coppa Volpi for her work. She is the first Spanish actress ever to be nominated for an Academy award for best actress for her role in Pedro Almodovar’s 2006 spanish film Volver.
Manuela Arcuri (born January 8, 1977 is an Italian actress and fashion model.
Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll (born: February 2, 1977) known simply as Shakira, (pronounced /ʃəˈkiːrə/ in English, /tʃa’kira/ in Spanish ) is a Colombian singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, dancer and philanthropist who has been a major figure in the pop music scene of Latin America since the mid-1990s. She is a native Spanish speaker and also speaks fluent English, Portuguese, Italian, and some Arabic. In 2001, she broke through onto the English-speaking world with the release of Laundry Service, which sold over thirteen million copies worldwide. Shakira is the highest-selling Colombian artist of all time, having sold more than 60 million albums worldwide, according to BMI. She has also won numerous awards worldwide, including two Grammy Awards, eight Latin Grammy Awards, fifteen Billboard Music Awards, four MTV Video Music Awards, a People’s Choice Award and receiving a Golden Globe nomination. She is also the only artist from South America to reach the number-one spot on the Billboard Hot 100, the Australian ARIA chart, the United World Chart and the UK Singles Chart.