1. Emilia Clarke
Emilia Clarke really has it all: beauty, wit, and a bunch of pet dragons. As of this year, the Game of Thrones actress has become one of the highest-paid actors on television, earning a jaw-dropping AU$3.54 million per episode. While she has graced many top spots in magazine’s ‘sexiest alive’ rankings, she is also a known advocate for women’s rights and gender equality.
From the cute girl-next-door to confident girl boss; Rihanna’s transformation is one to behold. Whatever the Barbadian beauty touches, turns to gold. With hundreds of music awards and design collaborations in her corner, she has now focused her professional interests on the beauty industry. Her Fenty Beauty collection was named one of the inventions of 2017 by Time magazine.
3. Ashley Graham
Plus-size goddess Ashley Graham is not only strikingly gorgeous but also harbors an impressive entrepreneurial spirit. Arguably the hottest curvy model in the world right now, she has turned her name into a successful brand. Recently she designed a lingerie collection for the Canadian label Addition Elle and launched a swimwear line for women of all sizes.
Angela Yeung Wing, who is better known by her stage name Angelababy, is more than just a pretty face. In addition to investments in several businesses, the model/actress has also set up a venture capital fund, AB Capital. She is also one of the youngest people to be included on the Hurun Philanthropy List.
5. Margot Robbie
This Australian beauty is without question one of our most attractive – and talented – acting exports. Since being cast by Martin Scorsese for The Wolf of Wallstreet, she’s become one of Hollywood’s hottest newcomers. Fun fact: Margot Robbie is a hobby tattoo artist. During the filming of Suicide Squad, she set up ‘Harley’s Tattoo Parlour’ where she inked cast and crew, including herself.
6. Jourdan Dunn
Since being discovered at a Primark in London over ten years ago, Jourdan Dunn has become one of the most recognizable faces in the industry, walking international runways as if they were the streets of her hometown. She was also the first British-African model to ever appear in Forbes’ highest-paid model ranking.
7. Adriana Lima
Adriana Lima is one of those timeless beauties that just get better with age. Since walking runway for Victoria’s Secret for the first time in 1999, she has been featured in countless magazines as well as fashion and beauty campaigns. This year, she made her TV debut as host of the Lifetime show American Beauty Star.
8. Priyanka Chopra
Whether you’re a fan of Bollywood or not, you have to admit that Priyanka Chopra is an incredible star. The cinematography of the Indian beauty is already more than sixty movies long, and her talent has led both Hollywood and the fashion industry to take note.
9. Gal Gadot
Since Wonder Woman hit the theatres earlier this year, Gal Gadot has had our attention. As well as being a former Miss Israel, this real-life superwoman has also served two years as a soldier in the Isreal Defense Forces.
10. Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson may be one of the sexiest Hollywood exports of recent times, but the American beauty also has a big heart. For years she’s been actively supporting various charities, including numerous institutions that promote cancer research and fight poverty. In addition to that, she is also one of the highest-grossing actresses of all time.