People can think of a lot of names whom they bet are the most beautiful women ever of all time. We know that beauty is subjective but there are quite a number of women who are considered by many to be included in their list of who are the most beautiful women for them. In this article, we will find out who among the famous ladies we have known that are included in the list of most people. Do you have any guesses who they could be? Let’s check and be amazed by their timeless beauty!
Of course, Manilyn Monroe! Our list wouldn’t be accurate and incomplete if we don’t have her here. She was considered one of the most beautiful women back then and as it is today. Even when she died half a century ago, her beauty is still remembered by many people. “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring,” are the words she lived by.
The second to our list is Natalie Wood. Everybody will agree having her in the list. Natalie has been in the industry since she was young. She’s been in a few projects too which helped her rise to fame, especially when she did the role of Maureen O’Hara in Miracle in 34th street. She passed away at the age of 43 when she travelled with her husband to Santa Catalina.
Next on the list is Elizabeth Taylor. Many might now know her, but she was a famous british-american actress back then. With her beauty being recognized by her mother at an early age, she was encouraged to be a movie star. Her mother thought that she should be one considering her unquestionable beauty. Indeed, she became one and did quite a number of movies.
Does the name Michelle Pfeiffer ring a bell? Well, back in the 80’s and 90’s, she was indeed a famous and one of the most well-known actresses in the industry. She is not only known for her magnificent beauty but also for her skills and talent in acting. With her acting skills, she bagged a supporting role in Scarface which led her to more opportunities.
You would not believe how old Julie Gibson is! She’s already 105 and she already outlived the other stars back in her era. She had reached the peak of her career early in the 40’s or about 80 years ago. She was one of the well-known actresses at that time and already made her name considered to be legendary. She was indeed a living legend.
Who wouldn’t agree having this pretty lady in our list? With that pretty face, you wouldn’t recognize that she had a rough past. Charlize was raised in a South African farm. At 15, she had encountered a tragic incident, where her father was killed by her mother in the form of self-defense. Many have scouted her to be a model but only became famous when she entered the big screen.
Anybody here who can remember this beautiful lady in Legally Blonde? She was considered to be one of the pop culture icons back in her days, especially when she did the film One Million Years B.C. With her beauty and skills in acting, she was able to snag a lot of movie roles during her time and was even awarded with “Imagen Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award” in the year 2001.
Although many of the people today may not know Rita Hayworth, with the picture shown below, it’s undeniable that she should be part of the list. Rita was a dancer ever since she was young, she had played roles in dance movies in the 30’s and played more serious roles the next decade. However, she encountered troubles related to her drinking habits and money issues.
Just by looking at her photos, you already know how confident Ursula Andress is with her appearance and beauty. She was able to star in quite a number of movies but her role voice has to be dubbe in order to replace her strong german-swiss accent. It was normal during her days. She also took part in Playboy Magazine.
This pretty lady, Catherine Deneuve, is a French actress who made it to the big screen and became famous when she appeared in Les Parapluies de Cherbourg. It was the major breakthrough of her career. She was able to bag another opportunity, where she starred and gained massive popularity; the movie title is Repulsion. It made her indeed a big star that time.
Ann Margret Olsson starred in Bye Bye Birdie, was one of the most famous and well-known actresses in the 60’s and 70’s. The swedish-american celebrity got her first big break when she starred in the mentioned movie earlier. After that project, it led her to more opportunities. She did numerous movies after her big break.
Vivien Leigh is just one of the actresses who think that their beauty sometimes interferes with their skills in acting. Some women do not want to only be known because of their beauty but also because of what they can offer and skills that can be shown in the industry. Vivien is one of them. She realized she had to go beyond it and so she did.
Ava Gardner was raised in South Carolina. Being raised there, she was able to acquire a solid accent which caused MGM to think she’s incomprehensible. However, she still bagged the opportunity. Her first big break was when she played a role and started in the noir film The Killers. After that project, opportunities became frequent and she rose to fame
Have you seen the movie Jack the Giant Slayer? If you did, you probably can remember this pretty lady in our list. She played the role of Princess Isablle in that movie. She was also known for her other movies like Poldark and The White Queen. She’s becoming more popular nowadays, we hope she snags more opportunities in the future!
When you hear the name Amber Heard, what comes into your mind? Aquaman or Johnny Depp? This pretty lady has risen to fame ever since her first movie project, Friday Night Lights. As of now, she has done more than 25 films and shows combined already and still receiving opportunities. She gained more popularity when she married Johnny Depp.
90’s babies will still remember this girl from the famous Charlie’s Angels! Can you believe she is now 68 years of age? Charlie’s Angels was Cherly Ladd’s gem in the industry of show business. The TV show was the major break of her career and stayed with it until it ended in 1981. But did you know that she’s not only an actress? She’s a singer and author as well.
There are a lot of celebrities who do not have just beauty to offer but a lot more! One of them is Samantha Fox. With her undeniable beauty, she became a model at the age of 16. She also entered the world of the music industry in 1986. She was indeed a talented beauty that time. Aside from those, she also did a number of TV shows and movies.
Cherly Tiegs is not only loved for her beauty but for other things as well. Her first project was to model in Sports Illustrated in 1987 where she first had her picture taken in swimsuit. This was the start of her modelling career, she appeared in a lot of magazines like People, Men’s Health and etc. She is also adored by many because of her philanthropy.
Kristy McNichol is one of the most famous actresses during her time. She did quite a number of movies and TV shows already. Kristy’s age is 57 and is currently retired from the world of show business. She must have reached the peak of her career already to make her decide to retire. She is not only an actress but also a comedian, singer, and producer.
Who wouldn’t know who Emma Stone is? She played and starred in the movies Zombieland, La La Land, and Easy A. However, we think she gained more popularity when she played as the partner or Ryan Gosling in La La Land. As of the moment, she won more than 20 awards already and is still counting. She was considered to be one of the highest paid Hollywood stars in 2017.
Do you remember Gossip Girls? If you do, you probably must know that Blake Lively was one of the major characters in this TV show. She played as Serena Van Der Woodsen and the show went on for about 5 yrs. Blake was first known in that TV show. She also got married to the famous Ryan Reynolds. They now have 3 beautiful babies.
Margot Robbie is an Australian actress and also produces international movies. She was widely known in a role where she played as the partner of Joker, Suicide Squad. She was nominated as well for multiple awards and recognitions. She also got included in 100 most influential women released by Time Magazine in 2017. In 2019, she was tagged as one of the most top-paid actresses.
Emma Watsons is not only known for her good acting skills but also for her intelligence and the purity of her heart. She was just a kid when she started filming for the movie series Harry Potter. Aside from being an actress, she’s also an activist and model. With her being an activist only shower her true beauty inside.
Can you imagine that this beauty actually snagged a Prince’s heart in real life? It was like a fairytale love story. It’s in the year 2018 when they confirmed and the news finally broke out that this pretty lady, Meghan Markle, was dating a member of the royal family, which is Prince Harry. Her popularity took off at that time although she’s already popular because of the TV show Suits.
Hedy Lamarr was not known only for being in show business unlike all the celebrities we have mentioned already. She was recognized and received the attention of many because of her works and help in the invention of a device in military and civilian aspects. She was indeed an example of beauty and brains. That is something everyone can’t deny.
Sharon Tate is one of the considered timeless beauties in show business. Her natural beauty and her talent in acting helped her make it to the big screen without a sweat. She was able to land in quite a number of movies exploring both comedic and dramatic acting roles. It was indeed unfortunate that she was associated in the tragic event of the Manson family.
This beautiful lady made herself a name in the show business industry since the 30’s. With the beauty she possesses, a biographer described her as “arguably the most international star in the history of entertainment”. She was also able to work with director Anatole Litvak, who said that after all Ingrid went through, she was true to herself still and made her quite a person.
Sophie Marceau started her career and was able to make it to the big screen when she was only just a teen. Her first movie was La Boum. After that, she was able to land many European films which opened her chances to larger opportunities in the Hollywood scene. Even with her popularity, she said that “I’ve never really been beautiful, I’m photogenic”.
Maybe not everyone knows who Sophia Loren is but this beautiful lady is a famous actress back then in Italy. She was just a teen, exactly 14 years old, when she started her career and aced it. She’s still doing acting up to this day. Sophia is also known for not caring what people say about her. She’s not afraid to show her unshaved pits!
Barbi Benton was just a teen when she first entered the world of modelling. At exactly 14 yrs. old, she tried to explore the opportunities that she can dive into in modelling. With her beauty, we can say it is not hard for her to be able to do so even if she’s young. At 16, she was rocking the covers of Playboy Magazines. She released a few albums too.
Halle Berry is one of the African-Americans who now have quite successful careers in the Hollywood scene. Her beauty is undeniably stunning and acting skills will surely take her to places. Her career has been doing good ever since she entered the movie industry. She was most well-known for her role in X-Men franchise, Gothika, Die Another Day, and Swordfish as she performed best in these movies.
Salma Hayek was a beauty from Mexico. Her career started there as well and she really did well as she was able to become famous in Mexico. However, Salma Hayek probably wanted more and aims higher than just being known in Mexico. At the age of 20, she made her way in the Hollywood scene. Ever since that day she decided to join Hollywood, her career only went up.
Did you know that Isabella Rossellini is the daughter of one of the women in our list? We daresay that beauty truly runs in their blood. She is the daughter of Ingrid Bergman and Roberto Rossellini, a filmmaker. Isabella started late unlike other women here who started at an early age. She entered the world of modelling and became Lancôme spokesmodel for 14 yrs.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Some of you may now know who Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is. She’s a model and a famous actress as well during her time. She started her modelling career during her college days and she won Miss World too in 1994. Another example of beauty and brains! Even with her popularity, she managed to keep her personal life now known by many.
This pretty lady did not start as an actress nor a model just like the women in our list. She started as a dancer and only considered entering the world of show business in the 50’s. Little did she know that it was that one decision that will change her life forever. Her first movie, And God Create Woman, became controversial and successful at the same time.
Does the name Barbara Eden ring a bell? If not, you can probably remember her for the sitcom she did before. I Dream of Jeanine was her major break in the 60’s. She became more popular because of this sitcom. However, did you know that the director of the sitcom wanted a brunette to play her role? However, they just can’t resist her charm and beauty.
Elizabeth Hurley was first known because of Hugh Grant. When they started dating, Elizabeth became a hot item for the press and cameras as Hugh became popular because of the movie Four Weddings and a Funeral. Although she does not have any experience in modelling, she became Estèe Lauder’s spokesmodel. She also became an actress and did a few movies.
Anita Ekberg was just young when she first entered the modelling scenes. However, in the latter years, she may have discovered that she has more to offer than her skills in modelling. She conquered and did some European and American films. Not only that, she also joined quite a number of beauty pageants. The biggest pageant was the 1951 Miss Universe.
Lauren Bacall, just like the other beautiful women here in the list, first started her career in the modelling industry. She appeared in magazines like Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and the likes. Her beauty was recognized as a “cat-like grace, tawny blonde hair, and blue-green eyes”. She was also named as the 20th greatest female actress during her era. She’s known for her unique voice and seductive aura.
Kim Basinger made her way to the big screen by entering the modelling industry first. It is quite common for female stars to enter the modelling world initially and later on shift to acting. This is what Kim Basinger did. Shifting to acting only made her even more successful when she landed and did few movies. She’s still acting up to this day!
Jaclyn Smith is not only an actress but also a business woman as well. Her big break was when she played the role Kelly Garrett in Charlie’s Angels TV iteration. There was no denying that the project really did a great help to boost her career and gain more popularity. After that project, she was able to land different opportunities as well in TV shows, films, and miniseries.
Barbara Parkins is a Canadian-American actress. She started her career at an early age as a back-up dancer for big stars in different nightclubs before. She was just 16 years old that time and just moved to Los Angeles. She got an opportunity to play a role in the movie 20,000 Eyes in 1961. Her big break was when she played a role in the movie adaptation Valley of the Dolls.
Julie Ege is one of those women who tried first their luck in the world of modelling. She started her modelling career as early as 15 years old. At the age of 18, she joined the Miss Norway pageant and bagged second place. Not only that, she also participated in the Miss Universe pageant just like Anita Ekberg. She shifted into acting in the late 60’s.
Jane Birkin is an English actress who starred in many French and British films. She rose to fame because of her then partner, Serge Gainsbourg. However, after they split up, she remained successful both in her singing and acting career. Hermes also named a bag after her after she claimed that she can’t find a leather weekend bag that matches her taste.
In the 60’s, Britt Ekland started her career in the film industry. She was able to play various roles for different movies. A decade after that, she became more popular because of a movie she worked on with Peter Sellers in the year 1964. Peter Sellers asked her to marry him after seeing her photos in the newspaper. She became more famous in the 70’s.
She’s the youngest one to ever start a career in the show business industry in our list. Can you guess at what age did she start? Well, believe it or not, she started at 2-3 years old! She indeed had a good and long career. She was able to develop a smoking habit at an early age too! However, she stopped in her 80’s to be able to gain more weight.
Jacqueline Bisset started her career in the ‘60s. She has appeared in movies by that time and also in a Hollywood blockbuster movie. With her appearance on the big screen, she gained attention and got offered more roles. She was able to get an offer for a serious role in Day and Night. However, she was fully recognized in the movie The Deep for a wet T-shirt scene.
Grace Kelly was not only known for her beauty but also for the life she created for herself after leaving the show business industry. With just 5 years into the acting scene, she was able to become one of the famous Hollywood actresses during that time. After marrying Prince Rainier ll, her life changed completely. She died when she got a stroke while driving and got into car crash.
Audrey Hepburn’s just like Marilyn Monroe, the list would be incomplete without her. She got these lovely looks and a unique elegance that nobody will disagree nor be surprised if her career in the industry shoots up with rainbow colors. She had received a lot of awards because of the roles she played during her time. It only says that she’s not just beautiful but indeed a talented woman as well.
Some may not know Kim Novak but she was one of the most famous actresses during her time. She was even considered by Columbia Pictures to be the replacement of Riya Hayworth after Riya’s career went down in the 50’s. She was also made to compete with Manily Monroe. Her career was indeed fruitful. She retired in the early 90’s which is a well deserved one.