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The Most Beautiful Women in the World 

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List Rules Only famous, living women - can be from TV, film, sports, politics, the literary world. . . and yes, they can be models too.

Naming the most beautiful women in the world is a difficult task because of how subjective it is. Beauty is a mixture of physical attractiveness, attitude, personality, and just an "aura" that is attractive to other people. While these things are difficult to pin down, one thing is for certain - the pretty ladies on this list have that special something that people recognize as beautiful. This list attempts to rank the most beautiful women in the world according to the collective opinion of thousands of people. Who's the world's most attractive lady? You get to help decide.

The women featured here are some of the most beautiful women on primetime TV, the hottest celebrities of all-time, and the sexiest female athletes in America and the world. You might also ask yourself, where are the most beautiful women in the world? These amazingly hot women are representative of every nationality - they are Swedish, Indian, Russian, American, and from every country in between. 

Is Scarlett Johansson the most gorgeous woman in the world, or does that honor belong to a model like Adriana Lima? Do the prettiest women get their looks from genetics or are good looks made with regular visits to the gym and a good skincare routine? Probably a mixture of both, honestly. There are scores of beautiful women from around the world compiled here, and this list of beautiful women is open for all to vote on.

Remember, the term "beautiful" is different than "hot," "cute" and even "pretty." The hottest women in the world - super hot models, for example - aren't necessarily considered the most beautiful. Being extremely beautiful implies physical beauty, yes - but it is more than just the hottest or cutest girls. They are the whole package, physically. For many, being beautiful is the highest compliment one can get on their looks.

This list is ranking some of the best looking models, hottest movie stars, and most beautiful famous women around. Vote up the women who you think deserve the title of the most beautiful woman in the world. Your votes will help them get closer to the top of the list. 

Scarlett Johansson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Beautiful Women in the World
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Scarlett Ingrid Johansson (; born November 22, 1984) is an American actress and singer. She is the world's highest-paid actress, has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, has made multiple appearances in the Forbes Celebrity 100, and is the recipient of several awards, including a Tony Award and a British Academy Film Award. Born and raised in Manhattan, New York City, Johansson aspired to be an actress from a young age and first appeared on stage in an Off-Broadway play as a child. She made her film debut in the fantasy comedy North (1994), and gained early recognition for her roles in Manny & Lo (1996), The Horse Whisperer (1998), and Ghost World (2001). She shifted to adult roles in 2003 ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 34

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Model, Actor, Voice acting, Singer

Credits: Lost in Translation, The Avengers, The Prestige, Captain America: The Winter Soldier

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Margot Robbie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Beautiful Women in the World
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Margot Elise Robbie (born 2 July 1990) is an Australian actress and film producer. She has received nominations for an Academy Award and three BAFTA Awards. In 2017, Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world, and in 2019, she was ranked among the world's highest-paid actresses. Born and raised on a farm in Dalby, Queensland, Robbie studied drama at Somerset College. She began her career in Australian independent films in the late 2000s, before working in the soap opera Neighbours (2008–2011), which earned her two Logie Award nominations. After moving to the United States, she starred in the short-lived ABC drama series Pan Am (2011–2012). In 2013, she had a ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 28

Birthplace: Gold Coast, Australia

Profession: Actor

Credits: Neighbours, About Time, The Wolf of Wall Street, Focus

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Charlize Theron is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Beautiful Women in the World
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Charlize Theron ( shar-LEEZ THERR-ən; Afrikaans: [ʃarˈlis trɔn]; born 7 August 1975) is a South African and American actress and producer. She is the recipient of several accolades, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and the Silver Bear for Best Actress. Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2016, and she is one of the world's highest-paid actresses, as of 2019. Theron came to international prominence in the 1990s by playing the leading lady in the Hollywood films The Devil's Advocate (1997), Mighty Joe Young (1998), and The Cider House Rules (1999). In 2003, she received critical acclaim for her portrayal of serial killer Aileen ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 40

Birthplace: Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa

Profession: Spokesperson, Film Producer, Model, Actor, Film Director

Credits: Mad Max: Fury Road, Prometheus, Monster, Hancock

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Blake Lively is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Beautiful Women in the World
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Blake Ellender Lively (née Brown; August 25, 1987) is an American actress. Lively is known for starring as Serena van der Woodsen in the CW drama television series Gossip Girl (2007–2012). She also starred in a number of films, including The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005), The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008), The Town (2010), Green Lantern (2011), Savages (2012), The Age of Adaline (2015), The Shallows (2016) and A Simple Favor (2018). She has been married to actor Ryan Reynolds since 2012, with whom she has two children and is expecting a third child. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 31

Birthplace: Tarzana, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Profession: Model, Actor

Credits: Gossip Girl, Green Lantern, The Age of Adaline, The Town

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