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Gorgeous Celebrity Women Who Are Also Geniuses  

Mark Holmes
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List Rules All of the women on this list are known smarties. Rank them in order of their hotness.

A list of the world's sexy lady geniuses, ranked by hotness. OK, maybe they're not all 'geniuses' by your fancy standards (probably an IQ of 140+), but every woman on this list is a hell of a lot smarter than most people. Many of these gals are even members of the high IQ society Mensa International, including actress Asia Carrera and respected actress Geena Davis. "IQ tests don't mean anything," you say? "Which IQ test did they take, exactly?" you demand to know? No one has the answers - but when researching, I did see a comment on one article that suggested it was possible to study for an IQ test. I don't think that guy had ever taken one. Anyway, other ladies on this list are just some of the smartest female celebrities, proving so by being multilingual, earning degrees from top universities, and/or studying and working in all sorts of complicated academic fields. These hot female geniuses are not only some of the best looking women on earth, but they have the brains to match.

While many on this list of the smartest famous women won't surprise you - like obviously Jennifer Connelly is a whiz; just look at her perceptive eyes - a few of the brilliant beauties on this list may come as a shock. For example, blonde bombshell Jayne Mansfield was known for her knockout body and sultry pout, but underneath all that platinum hair, she was reportedly one of few female celebrities with a genius-level IQ. Likewise, controversial-but-enduring entertainer Madonna's IQ reportedly hovers well above average, and sexy Sharon Stone's is even higher. And, of course, my girlfriend Natalie Portman had a 4.0 GPA, went to Harvard, and can tell me she loves me in 5 languages. But you already knew that, didn't you? She's perfect.

This list includes public figures and celebrities who went to Ivy League schools and famous female alumni of other top colleges, as well as several of the smartest entertainers and smartest actresses. Vote up the sexiest smart women to move them forward in this slideshow, and you know what? Don't vote down anyone. That's rude. These ladies never did anything to you.

Check out these pics of hot smart girls. These sexy smart girls are basically rocket scientists-ish. And not only that, they are some of the most attractive female celebrities and public figures around.

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Emma Watson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Gorgeous Celebrity Women Who Are Also Geniuses
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Studied at Brown University and Worcester College, Oxford University. Had eight A* grades at GCSE and two As.

Reported IQ of 138

Age: 28

Birthplace: Paris, France

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Laura Shields is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Gorgeous Celebrity Women Who Are Also Geniuses
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Member of Mensa. Has a Master's degree in chemical engineering from Leeds University.

Reported IQ of 158

Age: 34

Birthplace: Oldham, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

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Famke Janssen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Gorgeous Celebrity Women Who Are Also Geniuses
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Studied economics at University of Amsterdam before attending Columbia University. In addition to her native Dutch, speaks English and French. 

Age: 53

Birthplace: Amstelveen, Netherlands

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Jennifer Connelly is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Gorgeous Celebrity Women Who Are Also Geniuses
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Studied at Yale and Stanford. Fluent in French and Italian.

Age: 48

Birthplace: Cairo, New York

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