2016 World Most Beautiful Women List

Charlize Theron (South Africa) hottest women of 2016 (photo - wall.alphacoders.com)

Here we enlist celebrities who are known for being most gorgeous or most sexiest or most hottest women in the world. These celebrities have made big names in their respective fields and most of them are actress and models here, who have been appealing to the audience. These women are considered as most beautiful women in the world and are also amongst most desired women in the world. Here is the list filled with immense beauties from around the world

Let’s look this list of Top 40 most beautiful women in the World for 2016-2017, who are known for being most gorgeous or most sexiest or most Popular in the world.

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40. Sandra Bullock

Sandra Bullock (USA) World’s Top 10 Most Beautiful Women. Photo – people.com

One of the age-defying most beautiful woman ever on the planet, Sandra Bullock was named People Magazine’s Most Beautiful Woman at the age of 50. One of the highest paid actress in Hollywood, Bullock was born in Virginia, United States. She began her career as an actress in 1987 with a minor role in Hangmen. Later on, she found huge success as an actress and won Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for her in The Blind Side. Her performance was exceptional in Gravity also. She also stepped into production with her own production house called Fortis Films and found great success.

39. Gabrielle Union

Gabrielle Union (USA) most beautiful black women
Gabrielle Union (USA) most beautiful black women 2016-2017 (photo- brownsista.com)

For all those who think black isn’t attractive or beautiful, this most beautiful American actress stands as an example, being very gorgeous and appealing in spite of being black. Born in Omaha of Nebraska, United States, she is a leading actress and model. Wearing a beautiful smile, this actress is popular for her roles in romantic comedy films like Bring it On, The Brothers, Think like a man, Think like a man too and many more. Her role in Being Mary Jane drama series was highly acclaimed for which she also won NAACP Image award.

38. Vanessa Hudgens

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Vanessa Hudgens (California) World’s Top 10 Most Beautiful Women 2017 (photo – billboard.com)

Vanessa Hudgens is one of the most popular women for her role in widely known High School Musical series in her teenage. She is a very gorgeous actress and singer now. She was born in Salinas, California and has acted in various series and shows of Disney Channel. As a Pop and R&B singer, her debut album was V at the age of 24, which entered Billboard 200. This gorgeous female actress also featured in films like Bandslam, Sucker Punch, Journey 2: Mysterious Island, Spring breakers and many others.

37. Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway (USA) beautiful woman
Anne Hathaway (USA) beautiful woman 2016

The most beautiful women in the world 2016 Anne Hathaway Known as one of most versatile actress in recent past, Anne Hathaway has receiving recognition and praises since her teenage for her acting. She was born in Brooklyn and is also a singer. Some of her remarkable and highly acclaimed performances came in Havoc, Brokeback Mountain, Devil Wears Prada, Becoming Jane, Rachel Getting Married, Bride Wars etc. She won Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, BAFTA and SAG for Best supporting actress in Les Misérables. Her other notable performances are in Dark Knight Rises as Catwoman and in Interstellar. This hottest actress was named as one of People Magazine’s breakthrough stars in 2001.

36. Olga Kurylenko

Olga Kurylenko (France) most beautiful women (photo - wall.alphacoders.com)
Olga Kurylenko (France) most beautiful women (photo – wall.alphacoders.com)

This glamorous, sexy actress and model is widely popular for playing Bond Girl in Quantum of Solace. Born in Ukraine, Soviet Union she moved to Paris to continue her modeling career. A breakthrough in her acting career came with Nika Boronina in 2007. She also had success in Hollywood with movies like To the Wonder, Oblivion, The water Divinr etc. This 5 foot 9 inches tall charming lady is regarded as one of the prettiest, attractive and most beautiful women in the world.

35. Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley (UK) Hottest Female Celebrities (photo-wall.alphacoders.com)
Keira Knightley (UK) Hottest Female Celebrities (photo-wall.alphacoders.com)

This English actress began her acting career right from her childhood. Her Elizabeth Swann role in Pirates of the Caribbean film series brought her wide spread recognition in the world. She earned Academy Award, Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role in Pride & Prejudice. She was nominated for Golden Globe, SAG, Academy Awards for Best supporting actress for her role in The Imitation Game. Her other remarkable performances came in Bend it like Beckham, Atonement, Silk, The Duchess, Never let me go and many more. In 2008, this popular actress was named as second highest paid actress by Forbes Magazine.

34. Meryam Uzerli

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Meryem Uzerli most beautiful women (photo – variety.com)

This gorgeous Turkish-Germany actress was born and raised in Kassel, Germany. She has got beautiful, admirable blue eyes. She began her acting career with minor roles in German Television series. She gained recognition after her role in Turkish TV series Muhteşem Yüzyil, which was highly acclaimed and she won many awards too. She is also popular for her roles in Journey of No return, Jetzt aber Ballett, Notruf Hafenkante and others. Along with acting she endorses many brands and has portrayed in many advertisment videos too. GQ Turkey chose Meryam Uzerli as Woman of the Year in 2012. She is one of the most beautiful women in the world in 2016-2017.

33. Charlzie Theron

Charlize Theron (South Africa) hottest women of 2016 (photo - wall.alphacoders.com)
Charlize Theron (South Africa) hottest women of 2016 (photo – wall.alphacoders.com)

She is considered as one of the glamorous actress in Hollywood. Theron is an South African-American actress and has won Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Sliver Bear and Screen Actors Guild Award for her character in the movie Monster, which was highly acclaimed by critics. Her other exceptional performances came in Hancock, The Italian Job, The Devil’s Advocate, Mad Max: Fury Road, North Country, Young Adult and others. This hottest actress & most beautiful women in world has also got into production and has gained great success in it.

32. Olivia Wilde

Olivia Wilde (USA) top 10 most beautiful women (photo - elle.com)
Olivia Wilde (USA) top 10 most beautiful women (photo – elle.com)

Olivia Wilde is an American model – actress also known for being a screen writer, director, producer, activist and an entrepreneur. She is considered as one of the hottest women in Hollywood and she gained prominence for her role in the popular American TV series House. She also found success in Hollywood hits like Tron: Legacy, Cowboys& Aliens, Her, Rush.

31. Monica Bellucci

Monica Bellucci
Monica Bellucci (Italy) most sexiest 2017 (photo – frenchtoastsunday.com)

After her role in Spectre, she became the Oldest Bond Girl in the James Bond franchise. Even now at the age of 51, Monica Bellucci looks so gorgeous and pretty and is considered as one of sexiest actress and model. This Italian actress began her career at very young age as a model. Later in her acting career she found success with movies like The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions, The passion of the Christ, Irréversible and Spectre. She is very bold in appeal and has featured many commercials of popular brands as a model and one of the world’s most beautiful women of 2016.

30. Shailene Woodley

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Shailene Woodley most beautiful women (photo – eonline.com)

She is an American actress, born in San Bernardino County, California, US. She began her career with television series The District and Crossing Jordan. She gained mainstream attention for her role in the popular ABC Family television series “Secret Life of the American Teenager”. Later, her performance in The Descendants was highly acclaimed by the critics. Her performances in The Spectacular Now, The Fault in Our Stars and The Divergent Series are very notable.

29. Shruthi Haasan

Shruthi Haasan
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She is a famous actress, singer and musician from South India, daughter of one of the greatest actors, Kamal Haasan. She is a Bachelor of music from Musicians Institute California. She has several blockbuster movies in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi film industries. She is one of the most desired women in the nation. Her successful movies include Oh My Friend, 7aum Arivu, Gabbar Singh, Race Gurram, Yevadu, Srimanthudu. In Bollywood, she gained popularity for her movies like Ramaiya Vastavaiya, Gabbar is Back and the recent Welcome Back. She has received three Filmfare awards and has established herself as an actress and a singer. She is known for her bold and sexy appeal with smoking hot lips and eyes.

28. Candice Susan Swanepoel

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Candice Susan Swanepoel sexiest women (Photo-7celeb.com)

This South African Model is one of the top-earning models in the world. She was bron in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. She is tall and has a very well structured, attractive body. She has a blonde hair and stunningly beautiful blue eyes. She has featured in on the covers of Vogue, Elle, GQ, i-D, Lush and others. She is best known for her work with Victoria’s Secret. She has also appeared in advertising campaigns for brands like Tom Ford, Givenchy, Rag& Bone, Versace, Diesel, Guess?, Tommy Hilfiger, Nike, True Religion and others.

27. Kate Upton

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Kate Upton top 10 most beautiful women (Photo-comicvine.gamespot.com)

Katherine Elizabeth “Kate” Upton is an American model and actress. She was born in St. Joseph, Michigan, US. This 5 ft 10 in tall model has a blonde hair and attractive blue eyes. She is known for her appearances in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She was named the Rookie of the Year in 2011 for that issue. She has also appeared in Complex and Esquire as “The Woman of the summer”.

26. Taylor Swift

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Taylor Swift most beautiful women of 2016 (Photo-allabouthdwallpapers.blogspot.com)

She is an American singer, songwriter and actress. Her debut album was released in the year 2006 and her third single “Our Song” made her the youngest person to write and sing a number one song on the Hot Country Songs chart. Her other albums Fearless, Speak Now, Red and 1989 have been immensely popular. She became the first artist to have three albums sell more than one million copies in the opening release week. She has won ten Grammy Awards, one Emmy Award, eight Academy of Country Music Awards, 22 Billboard Music Awards. She is the only female artist to have received Grammy Award for Album of the Year twice. She is the youngest woman ever to be named in the Forbes “100 Most Powerful Women” in the world.

25. Rihanna

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Rihanna most successful women (Photo-sizlingpeople.com)

She is a Barbadian singer, songwriter, model, actress and fashion designer. She started her career with Def Jam Recordings, and her first two studio albums “Music of the Sun” and “A Girl like Me” found their places in top 10 of the US Billboard 200. She became widely popular with her lead single “Umbrella”. Many of her singles like “Umbrella”, “Take a Bow”, “Only Girl”, “We found Love”, “Stay”, “This is what you came for” are among the best-selling singles of all time. Also, collaborations like Live Your Life, Love the way you lie, Monster are all immensely popular. She is the fastest and youngest artist to earn 14 number one singles on the Billboard Hot 100. She has won eight Grammy Awards, eight American Music Awards, 23 Billboard Music Awards and is one of the bestselling artists of all time.

24. Gal Gadot

She is an Israeli actress and model, widely renowned for her role as Wonder Woman for the DC movie series. She was one of the highest earning fashion models in Israel and recognized for her association with Gucci’s Bamboo perfume, Jaguar Cars, Vine Vera skincare ranges, Huawei Smartphones and others. She has appeared on the covers of Cosmopolitan, Glamour, F.H.M and many more. In her acting career, her role in The Fast and the Furious series and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice are notable. She has also starred in movies like Triple 9, Criminal. She will be playing the lead in Wonder Woman.

23. Shakira

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This Colombian singer, songwriter, dancer and record producer is one of the most desired women in the world. She got a breakthrough in her singing career with albums like Pies Descalazos and Donde Estan Ios Ladrones. With her album “Laundry Service”, she entered the English Language market and its lead single Whenever, Wherever was a huge commercial and critical success. Her song Hips Don’t Lie from the album “Oral Fixation Vol.2” is one of the best-selling songs of the century. Also, 2010 FIFA World Cup Official Song “Waka Waka” was the best-selling world cup song of all time and it is also one of the most watched videos of all-time.

22. Jennifer Lopez

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She is an American actress, songwriter, dancer, producer, singer, author and a fashion designer. Popular as J.Lo, she received her first leading role in the biopic, Selena. Later, she became the first Latina Actress to earn over US$1 million for a role in the movie Out of Sight. She released her debut studio album On the 6 in 1999. Her remix album, J to the L-O! The Remixes became the first in the history to debut at number one on the US Billboard 200. She is also a very successful business-woman with her own clothing line, fragrances along with a production company. Her very recent single Ain’t Your Mama is being widely popular.

21. Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston (USA) 2016 2017 most beautiful women

Being won the People Magazine’s most beautiful Woman twice, this timeless beauty has been the most beautiful actress of 2016 in Hollywood. This most beautiful actress was born in California, United States. She is recognized for her role in the popular TV series Friends. She is also a producer and a business woman. She attributes her well toned sexy body to regular spin-yoga practices and work outs. For her age-defying beauty, she rightly deserves the 10th spot in the list of most beautiful women of 2016 in the World.

20. Jessica Alba

Jessica Alba (USA) hottest and sexiest actress 2018

Born in California, United States, Jessica Alba is an actress, a model and a successful business woman. She is one of the hottest and sexiest actress in Hollywood and is famous for her bold roles in movies like Fantastic Four series and Sin City. She won many accolades for her performance in James Cameron’s TV series, Dark Angel. She has many other successful movies under her name. Being successful in acting and modeling, she has also found success in business with a company known as The Honest Company.

19. Kajal Agarwal

Kajal Agarwal (India) cutest actress if india 2016 2017

She is one of the prettiest and gorgeous actress in Indian Film Industry. Kajal Agarwal was born in Mumbai and has built her career in Telugu and Tamil film industries where she has registered many blockbuster movies like Magadheera, Chandamama, Singham etc. She has also been successful in Bollywood with movies like Singham, Special 26. Being a beautiful actress, she endorses many popular brands in India.

18. Liza Soberno

Liza Soberano Phillipines Hottest Female Celebrities 2017

She is a teen Filipino-American actress and beautiful model. She was born in California, United States. She gained prominence with her role in the popular TV series Forevermore. Her other notable performances are in Got to believe, She’s the one, Everyday I love you and others. At the very young age, this beautiful and gorgeous woman has gained a huge popularity and recognition.

17. Nina Dobrev

Nina Dobrev (Canada) hottest women

This Bulgarian- Canadian actress is popular around the world for beautiful and hot looks. She has acted in some popular TV drama series like Degrassi : The next generation, The vampire diaries. Further she also featured in a movie called The Perks of being a Wallflower alongside Emma Watson and other stars.

16. Katrina Kaif

Katrina Kaif (India) sexiest actress india 2016

One of the attractive actresses and hottest female celebrities of India, Katrina Kaif started her career as a model. She has had great success in Bollywood with some of the hits being Ajab Prem ki Gajab Kahani, Ek Tha Tiger, Dhoom – 3, Bang Bang, Namstey London, Singh is King and many more. Katrina showed her boldness with most popular item numbers like Sheila ki Jawani, Chikni Chameli in which she looked very hot and sexy. She has also had a great modeling career and even now she endorses many brands. She is also the most beautiful women of India in 2016.

15. Emilia Clarke

Emilia Clarke (UK) hottest actress 2017

She has got world-wide recognition for her portrayal of Daenerys Targaryen in the popular HBO TV series Game of Thrones. Her character is highly acclaimed by the critics and the audience love her boldness in the series. She has won many accolades for the popular role. She also played a role in the recent Terminator : Genisys. Esquire named this English actress as Sexiest Woman Alive in 2015.

14. Nana Im-Jin Ah

Nana Im Jin-Ah (South Korea) Hottest Female Celebrities of 2018

She is a young Korean pop singer and also a model and actress. Her singing career is associated with a girl group called After School. Nana is the stage name of this gorgeous Korean singer. She is among the most beautiful Asian women in the world.

13. Adriana Lima

Adriana Lima (Brazil) Most Beautiful Women 2016

She is a blue eyed, brunette Brazilian model known for her glamorous, bold looks. She is popular for being one of the Victoria’s Secret Angels. She was the Super Model of Brazil and won second place in Supermodel of the World. She endorsed big, popular beads like Maybelline, Kia motors, Super Bowl. Maxim recognized her amongst World’s Top 10 Hottest women in the world. According to Forbes, she is the second highest paid models in the world and this defines her immense beauty.

12. Amber Heard

Amber Heard (USA) Hottest women 2017

She is a young American actress and always her name is seen amongst the list most sexiest or most hottest women in the world. She has a highly seductive pair of eyes and a sexy and appealing body. The TV series Hidden Palm was a breakthrough in her acting career. Later on Never Back Down and Pineapple express also brought got her prominence. She is married to one of the most versatile actors of Hollywood, Johny Depp. She has some big movies up next that are said to be a big success.

11. Pixie Lott

Pixie Lott (UK) Top 10 Sexiest Women in the world

Victoria Louise Lott, popularly knows as Pixie Lott was born in London, England. This beautiful and hot woman is an excellent singer, songwriter including genres like pop, soul and R&B. Her debut single, Mama do straightaway went to hit the first spot in UK charts and all her three albums released have been vastly popular and have sold millions of copies.

10. Aishwarya Rai

Aishwarya Rai top 10 of the world’s hottest women

She is one of the most desired women for her intriguing body and seducing eyes. She was the winner of Miss World pageant in the year 1994. Even after having a child, she has managed to maintain her beauty. She has starred in several successful movies like Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Devdas, Dhoom 2, Robot and others. She made a big name in the Bollywood industry with some highly successful movies in her career. She endorses many famous brands around the world. She was the Goodwill Ambassador for the Joint United Nations Programme on AIDS. She has stepped in grace in many Red carpet ceremonies around the world.

9. Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie USA most sexiest women 2016

Widely known for her Lara Croft character, Angelina Jolie is one of the most beautiful actress in Hollywood. She is ever gorgeous and has won an Academy Award and Screen Actors Guild Awards, Golden Globe Awards and hence has had a very successful acting career. She is also known for her humanitarian efforts that include causes like conservation, education, women’s rights and health. She has adopted three children and is referred to as one of the most influential actress from Hollywood.

8. Pia Wurtzbach

Pia Wurtzbach (Philippines) hot ans sexy miss universe 2017

Hailing from Philippines, she was crowded the Miss Universe in the year 2015. She is a Filipino- German actress and also a very successful model, popular as Pia Romero. She is also a TV host and has participated in many beauty competitions. She measures 5 foot 8 inches in height and has attractive brown eyes. She is now 26 years old and is sure to have a great career for the gorgeous, beautiful looks she has.

7. Emma Watson

Emma Watson (USA) Prettiest Women 2016

She is an English actress, born in Paris and is immensely popular for her character Hermoine in Harry Potter series. She is very gorgeous and is among the most beautiful women in the world. She is an excellent actress, a beautiful model and an activist. In 2014,she won British Actress of the year. She is also been appointed as United Nations Women Goodwill ambassador to create awareness about gender equality.

6. Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra (India) Top 10 Most Beautiful Women of 2016

Priyanka Chopra is one of the leading most beautiful female actress in Bollywood. She is also a good singer and has brought about three English singles so far. She is the former Miss World and already has made a big name in Bollywood for her excellent acting and performances throughout her career. She was named the Sexiest Asian woman in the year 2015 by a English Magazine, Eastern Eye. She has gained popularity with her role in American TV series Quantico and she also marked her presence in the Oscars 2016 Red carpet. She’ll be making her Hollywood debut with Baywatch alongside Dwayne Johnson.

5. Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone (India) sexiest actress 2016

The most beautiful Indian Women Deepika Padukone played Badminton in her teenage and later chose modeling as her career. This tall, glamorous woman is now one of the leading and most paid actress in Bollywood. She made her Bollywood debut with Om Shanti Om, for which she won Best Female Debut Filmfare Award. Later on she had series of success with movies like Race 2, Cocktail, Goliyonki Rasleela – Ram Leela, Piku, Bajirao Mastani and many more. She has now got into Hollywood starring alongside Vin Diesel.

4. Ariana Grande


She is young singer and actress born in Florida, United States. She acted in the popular Nickelodeon TV series Victorious. She also acted in other televisions series, films and lent her voice to animated movies and shows. Her debut studio album Yours truly appeared in US Billboard 200. And her single The way reached top 10 of US Billboard hot 100. Her second and third studio albums are My Everything and Dangerous Woman, which became huge hits making her the first person in the history to have first three albums debuting top 10 list.

3. Selena Gomez

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She is a beautiful, young singer, actress, song writer, fashion designer, philanthropist. She gained popularity after acting in the series Barney and Friends and Wizards of Waverley place. Selena Gomez has also brought studio albums of her band Selena Gomez and the Scene and has found huge success. She is a rising star and her recent album Revival was a hit too.

2. Scarlett Johansson

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She is one of the most hottest women in the World, recognized for her bold, well toned, sexy body. She started her acting career as child actress and was very impressive too. Later, Girl with a pearl earring, Lost in Translation, Lucy, Illusionist and many more she earned great success in Hollywood. Her body image is very well shown in her character of Black Widow in Marvel franchise. She always takes a place in World’s top 10 most sexiest women. She was named as Playboy’s Sexiest Celebrity and is the only woman to be named as the most Sexiest Woman in the world Alive by Esquire twice.

1. Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart (USA) Hottest Female Celebrities 2016

Cutest, Charming and most beautiful women of the world 2016 Kristen Stewart Born in a film-oriented family in California, United States, Kristen Stewart is widely known for her Bella Swan character in the Twilight series. Her other remarkable performances include Panic Room, Speak, Catch that Kid, Into the Wild, Snow white and the Huntsman, Still Alice and many more. She is the first American actress to win Céasar Award. Forbes named her amongst the highest paid actresses in Hollywood.

On the whole, these beauties around the world have entered the list after being selected by the people. The beauty portrayed by Da Vinci ‘s Monalisa to William Shakespeare’ s Juliet have all been in the grace of these 30 most beautiful women in the world of 2016-2017.