20. Kaley Cuoco
Who is she? The star of the CBS comedy, The Big Bang Theory
Why she made the list: You may remember her from her days on ‘8 Simple Rules’ but know she’s all grown-up and keeping her new pals, Sci-Fi nerds and Science professors on the Big Bang Theory company. Kaley has proven that she can carry a show in the comedic genre and sill remain hottest
19. Scarlett Johansson
Who is she? Scarlett Johansson is best known for her roles in ‘He’s Just Not That Into You’ and ‘Lost in Translation’.
Why Scarlett made the list: Although Scarlett Johansson has a successful career in acting and singing, the male population of the world probably wouldn’t care if she stood still and never said or sang a word. Scarlett has been on nearly every countdown made in the past 5 years, and I don’t see that changing anytime soon. She is just plain hot, and that is why she is number 19.
18. Kate Bosworth
Who is she? This American actress has starred in several feature films, including ‘21′ and ‘Superman Returns’.
Why Kate made the list: Kate has has a pretty quiet few years, but all of that is about to change. With three major projects coming up in 2010, you can bet you’ll see this California girl on red carpets around the country. Kate is a simple sort of beauty, which makes her unique and earns her place at number 18 on our list.
17. Grace Park
Who is she? Grace is best known for her portrayal of Sharon Valerii on ‘Battlestar Galactica’.
Why Grace made the list: This hot Sci-Fi chick made quite the name for herself after her time on BSG. When she finished up her role, she went on to star on ‘The Cleaner’ and ‘The Border’. Park has appeared in several magazines, most notably in Maxim’s Hot 100
16. Kim Kardashian
Who is she? Reality TV star and Model
Why Kim made the list: Known for her famous curves, Kim Kardashian anchors the E! reality show, ‘Keeping up with the Kardashians’. Pulling her sisters along for the ride, Kim has become a career celebutante, opening clubs in LA and Vegas and posing for swimsuit calendar after calendar. Even though she’s nothing shabby to look at, Kim is currently dating New Orleans Saints running back, Reggie Bush. Don’t worry though, they have been known to break-up and get back together, so there’s always a window of opportunity for the rest of the world.
15. Karolina Kurkova
Who is she?: Karolina is a Czech super model.
Why Karolina made the list: Fashion photographer Mario Testino said, “The proportions of her body and her face,[Karolina] as well as her energy level, make her a model who could fit almost into any moment.” We couldn’t agree more. Karolina looks like she could be a princess or the girl next door. This quality not only makes her one of the most versatile models, but one of the hottest.
14. Kate Beckinsale
Who is she? The star of ‘Pearl Harbor’ and ‘Underworld’
Why Kate made the list: With her bombshell looks, Kate Beckinsale has claimed the title of the “Ultimate Girl Next Door.” This British superstar has graced US film screens and grossed more than $800 Million dollars in her movies. Kate was named Esquire Magazine’s Sexiest Woman Alive in 2009 and we can’t argue with that.
13. Halle Berry
Who is she? This Ohio born actress is best known for her roles in ‘Monster’s Ball’ and ‘X-Men’.
Why Halle made the list: Halle Berry is not only one of the year’s hottest women, she is probably the world’s sexiest 43 year old. Halle got her start doing pageants in Cleveland, Ohio, but she is so much more than a pretty face. With a wide variety of films under her belt, Halle has become a Hollywood icon.
12. Megan Fox
Who is she?Megan Fox is an American actress and model, known for her roles in ‘Jennifer’s Body’ and ‘Transformers’.
Why Megan made the list: Over the past year, Megan Fox has exploded onto the Hollywood scene. After finding success in the ‘Transformers’ films, Megan starred in the thriller, ‘Jennifer’s Body’. Once she locked lips with Amanda Seyfried, her status as the new American sex symbol was pretty much sealed. There is no fighting it anymore. Megan Fox’s popularity is taking over, so if you’re not a fan, you might as well get over it.
11. Ana Ivanovic
Who is she? Ana is a Serbian tennis player, currently ranked #22 in the World.
Why Ana made the list: From Anna Kournikova to Maria Sharapovoa, the sport of tennis has provided the world with so many beauties. But topping that list, and working her way up pretty high on this one, is Serbian tennis champ Ana Ivanovic. Known for her smoking body and talent on the court, Ivanovic might be ranked #22 for her tennis skills, but on our list she comes in at number 11.