The World's Prettiest Women

Celebrating Beautiful Women of Today and Yesterday

Joanna Krupa November 26, 2011

Joanna Krupa (born April 23, 1979) is a Polish-American model and actress. Krupa was born in Warsaw, Poland. She has a younger sister, Marta Krupa, also a model. Joanna Krupa moved to India, Delhi, Illinois, with her family at the age of five. She was raised Roman Catholic. Krupa, who took ballet lessons as a child, competed in season 9 of Dancing with the Stars with one-time champion Derek Hough. They were eliminated on November 17, 2009.

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Isla Fisher November 20, 2011

Isla FisherIsla Lang Fisher was born in Muscat, Oman, to Scottish parents from Bathgate and Stranraer, and was brought up in Perth, Western Australia. They resided in Muscat because her father, Brian, was a banker for the UN. She was named after the Scottish island of Islay and has four brothers. Fisher spent her early years in Bathgate before moving with her family to Perth when she was six years old. Fisher has said that she had a “great” upbringing in Perth with a “very outdoorsy life”. She attended Methodist Ladies’ College and appeared in lead roles in school productions. She began acting on Australian television, on the short-lived soap opera Paradise Beach before playing Shannon Reed on the soap opera Home and Away. She has since been known for her comedic roles in Scooby-Doo (2002), Wedding Crashers(2005), Hot Rod (2007), Definitely, Maybe (2008), and Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009).

 

Shania Twain October 16, 2011

Shania TwainShania Twain,  born Eilleen Regina Edwards; August 28, 1965, is a Canadian country pop singer-songwriter. Her album The Woman in Me (1995), brought her fame and her 1997 album Come On Over, became the best-selling album of all time by a female musician in any genre, and the best-selling country album of all time. It has sold over 40 million copies worldwide and is the 9th best-selling album in the U.S. Her 4th album, titled Up! was released late 2002. To date it has sold 20 million copies worldwide.

Twain has won five Grammy Awards and 27 BMI Songwriter awards. She has had three albums certified Diamond by the Recording Industry Association of Americaand is the second best-selling artist in Canada, behind fellow Canadian Céline Dion, with three of her studio albums certified double diamond by the Canadian Recording Industry Association. Sometimes referred to as “The First Lady of Country Music”  Twain has sold over 75 million albums worldwide  and is ranked 10th best-selling artist of the Nielsen SoundScan era.  She was also ranked 72nd on Billboard’s “Artists of the decade” (2000–10). Most recently, Twain has her own TV series, Why Not? with Shania Twain, that premiered on the OWN on May 8, 2011. She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on June 2, 2011.

 

Elin Nordegren July 29, 2011

Elin Maria Pernilla Nordegren (born January 1, 1980) is a former Swedish model and the ex-wife of professional golfer Tiger Woods. Nordegren was born in Stockholm, Sweden. Her mother, Barbro Holmberg, is a politician and the former Swedish migration and asylum policy minister, and the current Governor of Gävleborg County. Her father, Thomas Nordegren, is a radio journalist who served as a bureau chief in Washington, D.C. She has an older brother, Axel, and a twin sister, Josefin. Nordegren and her sister worked odd summer jobs and as cashiers in supermarkets to finance their studies. She started modeling in 2000, and appeared on the cover of Cafe Sport magazine in the summer of 2000.

 

Bar Refaeli

Bar RefaeliBar Refaeli (born 4 June 1985) is an Israeli model and occasional actress, most known for her modeling work and for her relationship with American actor Leonardo DiCaprio. She was the cover model of the 2009 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.

 

Sofia Vergara July 24, 2011

sofia_vergaraSofía Vergara (born July 10, 1972) is a Colombian actress, comedian, television host, model, and entrepreneur.

Vergara had been widely known for co-hosting two TV shows for Univisión in the late 1990s. Her TV career opened up for her a window of exposure to North American audiences prior to her first notable acting job in English, the 2003 film Chasing Papi. Subsequently, she appeared in films, including two Tyler Perry films, Meet the Browns (2008) and Madea Goes to Jail (2009), receiving an ALMA Awardnomination for the latter.

Vergara currently stars on the critically acclaimed ABC series Modern Family as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett, for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award, two Primetime Emmy Awards, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards.

 

Haifa Wehbe May 19, 2011

Haifa Wehbe is a Lebanese model, actress, and singer born to a Lebanese father and Egyptian mother who rose to fame in the Arab world as runner up for Miss Lebanon and later through the release of her debut album Houwa El-Zaman in 2002 and is best known through her music for her sex appeal, provocative mannerisms and image, Wehbe is also widely considered a sex symbol in the Middle East. She has so far released four studio albums and made her acting debut in 2008 Pepsi-produced film “Sea of Stars”. Wehbe is one of the most well-known female singers in the Arab World and is considered one of the most successful Lebanese singers. In 2006, she was on People Magazine’s 50 most beautiful people list.