Today, we know that beauty comes in all forms and sizes. So, although these ladies have the looks most women would kill for, they have also enhanced their appeal with their accomplishments and unique contributions to society.
These 20 women are not just turning heads with their gorgeous looks. They are also changing the world.
1. Emilia Clarke
Emilia Clarke is one of the most popular actresses in the world. She is also intelligent and gorgeous. She even managed to become one of the top-earning stars on television while on Game of Thrones.
So, it's not surprising she has been on several "sexiest alive" lists in magazines. If that is not impressive enough, she is also an avid fighter for women's rights and gender equality.
Many of us have watched Rihanna grow from the cute girl-next-door into the confident, successful woman she is today. Her beauty has always made her stand out, whether as a musician or a businesswoman.
Today, she has won numerous awards and gotten into a lot of lucrative partnerships.
By 2017, the boss lady was already on the Time magazine over her immensely successful beauty line, Fenty Beauty.
Angelababy, or Angela Yeung Wing in full, is not just a pretty face, although this aspect of her appearance always gets her a lot of attention. She has been incredibly successful in her business ventures.
She is also a successful model and actress.
Angelababy also has a venture capital fund known as AB Capital. She is also crazy about giving back to society, which is why she has been one of the youngest people to be on the Hurun Philanthropy List.
4. Margot Robbie
Margot Robbie is as beautiful as she is talented. Since her role in The Wolf of Wallstreet proved that she had more than looks to offer film audiences.
Interestingly, she is also a tattoo artist, although she does this as a hobby. She set up Harley's Tattoo Parlour, where the cast and crew of Suicide Squad were inked, herself included.
5. Jourdan Dunn
After she was discovered in London more than a decade ago, Jourdan Dunn's life has never been the same again. She is now one of the most popular models in Britain.
She also stands out for being the first British-African model to be on Forbe's list of highest-paid models, which shows just how desirable she really is.
6. Adriana Lima
Adriana Lima is not just one of the most beautiful women in the world. She is clearly also one of the luckiest as it seems she gets better with age.
She has been on the runway since the late '90s, and since then, she has been in many fashion and beauty shows throughout the world.
She also made a transition from modeling into television as the host of the American Beauty Star.
7. Kate Upton
Kate Upton has appeared on Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue numerous times and based on her looks, and it is easy to see why. She has appeared on the cover of the magazine four times since 2011.
8. Priyanka Chopra
You don't have to be a fan of Bollywood movies to love or even know Priyanka Chopra. Her beauty has gotten the fashion world's attention as well, even though she has been in dozens of films.
Her incredible acting talent and captivating looks have also won her roles in Hollywood.
9. Gal Gadot
Gal Gadot had everyone's attention even before the famous movie Wonder Woman was in theaters. In fact, her beauty managed to win her a Miss Israel crown.
She was also an Israeli soldier for two years.
10. Meghan Markle
Meghan Markle has done it all. She has been an actress, a humanitarian, and part of the British royal family.
Her gorgeous beauty is also quite famous. She is currently also a mother of two but still gorgeous as ever.
The immensely successful singer has been on countless "most beautiful" lists. She has gorgeous looks that stand out as much as her amazing vocals.
She has been in the limelight for years, and magazines never tire of featuring her on their covers.
12. Charlize Theron
It seems that Charlize Theron can take on any role and make it unforgettable, thanks to her undeniable talent. That is why she has already bagged an academy award in every significant category, becoming the first South African to manage this feat.
However, her looks have also won her many fans, which is why she regularly appears on lists of the most beautiful women in the world.
13. Selena Gomez
Since she was a young Disney star, Selena Gomez has been in the spotlight as one of the most famous singers in the world. Today, she is in her 20s, and her massive social media following proves that her beauty is beyond question.
Even with all this attention focused on her, Selena has managed to remain mature and graceful while handling the demands of her highly famous life.
14. Chrissy Teigen
Chrissy Teigen has appeared in several magazines as a model. Today, she is a mom in a much-envied marriage to her famous husband, John Legend.
She is incredibly talented as an entertainer, which explains her role as the co-host of Lip Sync Battle.
15. Gigi Hadid
There is no doubt that Gigi Hadid has one of the most beautiful faces in the world. That must be why she made her modeling debut when she was just two years old.
She has become one of the highest-earning models on the planet, thanks to her deals with popular brands like Tommy Hilfiger, Moschino, and Stuart Weitzman.
16. Bella Hadid
Gigi Hadid's sister, Bella Hadid, is also a famous model. The two inherited excellent genes that have made them so famous for their beauty.
However, Bella is a little more mysterious. She has a beautiful face, fantastic hair, and skin that has made her an ambassador for many brands, including Dior, Calvin Klein, and Balmain.
17. Kendall Jenner
Kendall enjoys one of the most massive followings on Instagram, showing that her photos have millions of admirers. She has been on countless magazine covers.
Kendall has also landed many advertising deals. Additionally, she has also launched her own line of beauty products, putting her on the list of the wealthiest models in the world.
18. Blake Lively
Blake started off in cheesy teenage dramas. Today, she is a drop-dead beauty who is also a mom of two.
It seems that nothing can get in the way of her impressive looks.
19. Irina Shayk
After her daughter's birth, Irina Shayk tried to lay low. However, people will never forget her beauty, and she is still considered one of the most beautiful ladies in the world.
She has been Victoria's Secret model for quite a while, proving that she has world-class looks. Her looks also explain why she has so many followers on social media.
20. Hannah Jeter
Hannah Jeter is one of the few models who has appeared in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue several times. Hannah has also been on many international magazine covers, including FHM in France.