30. Vanessa Hudgens
Who is she? Vanessa is known for her roles in films such as ‘High School Musical’ and ‘Thirteen’.
Why Vanessa made the list: With being a teenaged role model, a spokes person for Neutrogena, a singer, and having more public scandals than a politician, it’s amazing that Vanessa has time to work at all. But this Disney diva has starred in several successful films, including the ‘High School Musical’ franchise and ‘Band Slam’. Not to mention, her work with her own personal camera phone, now come on. You know you’ve already seen those pictures.
29. Sandra Bullock
Who is she? Know for her work in “The Blind Side” and “Crash”
Why Sandra made the list: Coming on her best career year, this 45-year old beauty, is showing young Hollywood how movies are made. With two Golden Globe nominations in 2010, Sandra is looking to her awards cabinet this winter. Bringing to life the story of Michael Oher, Sandra portrays a well-off white mother, who takes in a homeless student in the Memphis area. One of the most humble stars, Sandra is a large supporter of the American Red Cross, donating millions to disaster relief following the Tsunami and Hurricane Katrina.
28. Taylor Swift
Who is she? Taylor is an accomplished young musician, who is best known for her hits like ‘You Belong With Me’ and ‘Love Story’.
Why Taylor made the list: It’s been a great year for Taylor. I mean, sure, there was the whole Kanye West incident, but other than that, she pretty much rocked it out. She racked up countless awards, hosted Saturday Night Live, and got a hot new boyfriend. What better way to end a year of success than to make Southdreamz’s Hot 100?
27. Emma Roberts
Who is she? One of young Hollywood’s brightest stars, known for roles in ‘Hotel for Dogs’, ‘Nancy Drew’ and the upcoming ‘Valentine’s Day’.
Why Emma made the list: With a gorgeous body and a smile that could light up a dark room, Emma Roberts has definitely earned her place at number 31. If you’d like to see more of Emma, she is set to star alongside her aunt and the rest of Hollywood in the upcoming ‘Valentine’s Day’.
26. Rachel Nichols
Who is she?: An American actress and Model, known best for her work in ‘Star Trek’ and ‘G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra’
Why Rachel made the list: Rachel Nichols is a model turned actress, with a career resume that has nearly doubled in the past few years. After graduating from Columbia in NYC, Rachel pursued her acting career, and it payed off. She has since starred in films such as ‘G.I. Joe’, ‘Star Trek’, ‘Charlie Wilson’s War’ and ‘Meskada’. WIth several projects slated for 2010, you can bet her rise to fame will continue through out the year!
25. Emma Watson
Who is she? Emma is an English actress best known for playing Hermione Granger in the ‘Harry Potter’ films.
Why Emma made the list: Actress, Model, College Student. Emma has taken on quite a lot in 2009, beginning her studies at Brown University while simultaneously finishing up filming on the 7th and 8th Harry Potter films. The year also held some minor wardrobe malfunctions for this young actress, an event the male population can only hope for again in 2010.
24. Gabrielle Union
Who is she? Gabrielle is an American actress known for her work on ‘Flash Forward’ and in ‘Cadillac Records’.
Why Gabrielle made the list: Although we all know time has passed since Gabrielle started appearing in films in the late 90’s, you can’t tell by looking at her. Showing virtually no signs of aging, Gabby is one of those women who are bound to be beautiful for their whole lives! Her latest show, ‘Flash Forward’ may not have done well, but she certainly had me tuning in each week.
23. Kendra Wilkinson
Who is she? Kendra is the former girlfriend of Hugh Hefner and a reality TV star.
Why Kendra made the list: This reality star and brand new mom is funny, down to earth, but more importantly, gorgeous. After becoming Hugh Hefner’s girlfriend just one year after her high school graduation, Kendra was swept into the whirl wind of glitz and glamour that comes along with living in the Playboy mansion. This past year, she married NFL star Hank Baskett and landed her own reality show on E! We may have seen “all” of Kendra before, but it’s never enough.
22. Adrianna Lima
Who is she?: Adriana is a Brazilian model known for her work with Victoria’s Secret and Maybelline
Why Adriana made the list: This Victoria’s Secret Angel has been considered one of the most beautiful women for nearly a decade now. Recently married and now a mother, Lima’s beauty isn’t effected by her busy schedule and home life! She is quickly becoming one of the most recognizable faces in the modeling industry, and Lima frequently uses her popularity to support her many charities and causes.
21. Amanda Seyfried
Who is she? This American actress is best known for her roles in films such as ‘Mean Girls’, ‘Mamma Mia!’ and ‘Jennifer’s Body’.
Why Amanda made the list: Whether she is guessing the weather according to her boobs, singing and dancing her way through Greece, or making out with her undead best friend, Amanda Seyfried commands the attention on a movie screen. When she locked lips with Megan Fox in 2009’s ‘Jennifer’s Body’, she became one of the most googled starlets of the year. Amanda has several projects coming up, including ‘Chloe’, where fanboys can see her lock lips and more with yet another female co-star, Julianne Moore.