Spanish actress Penelope Cruz has been named the Sexiest Woman Alive by Esquire magazine. Every year, the magazine makes a list of the most desirable female beauties in which one is then given the crown. Last year’s Sexiest Woman was Scarlett Johansson and Penelope will be taking over from her.

Esquire magazine’s Sexiest Woman Alive is mostly made of celebrities. Especially Hollywood celebrities. This year’s winner, Penelope is Spanish and 40-years-old. She is married to Spanish actor Javier Bardem and they both have two children together.

Penélope started her career as a model at the age of 15 when he was signed by a modelling agency. At 16, she started a career as an actress. She joined the big league after gaining recognition in films such as Vanilla Sky where she played the lead role, Blow, All the Pretty Horses as well as Captain Corelli’s Mandolin.

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