Penelope Cruz is named as the “Sexiest Woman Alive” by Esquire. The title is apt for the exquisitely beautiful actress. Her other accomplishments include winning an Academy Award in 2008 for playing María Elena in “Vicky Cristina Barcelona.” She later becomes the first Spanish actress to receive a star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Read on to learn more about this scoop.
Penelope Cruz graces the November 2014 issue of Esquire magazine. She is the 11th woman to be named as the Sexiest Woman Alive by the men’s magazine. Previous honorees include Angelina Jolie, Halle Berry, Rihanna, Charlize Theron and Scarlett Johansson.
The magazine also shared the news on Twitter.
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In 1991, Cruz made her debut on television at the age of 16 as a host in Spanish TV channel Telecinco’s talk show “La Quinta Marcha.” Meanwhile, she debuted in film with “Jamón, jamón” in 1992. She received critical acclaim for her role in the said film and achieved celebrity status for her lead roles in the 2001 for “Vanilla Sky,” “All the Pretty Horses,” “Captain Corelli’s Mandolin” and “Blow.”
Cruz was also featured in a music video for the Spanish pop group Mecano’s song entitled “La Fuerza del Destino.” She has also modeled for many brands including Mango, Ralph Lauren and L’Oréal. She designed cothes for Mango and has also indulged in spiritual enrichment as she spent one week working with Mother Teresa in India. Cruz donated her remuneration from “The Hi-Lo Country” to support the late nun’s mission.
More from Esquire, the Academy Award-winning actress says she doesn’t feel like the sexiest woman alive but more like a sleepless mother of two kids. The 40-year-old actress is married to Javier Bardem.
Fans would get to see Cruz in upcoming Spanish movies “Ma Ma” and “Grimsby.”
Don’t forget to buy the November issue of Esquire. It will be available on Oct. 21, 2014.
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