50 Girls, 50 States


It’s summertime in America, the time of year that is quintessentially American. The 4th of July and fireworks are approaching, baseball is being played, and beaches are packed. We here at Pop Crunch have been feeling particularly patriotic lately, and so we decided to put together a list highlighting the best in hot women that each state has to offer. Some states were incredibly difficult, because they were overly blessed with hot women, while other states were so devoid of talent that we had to search high and low for someone suitable. Read on to see who we picked from your state!

Courtney Cox Arquette (Alabama)

Sweet Home Alabama! Courtney Cox-Arquette, one of the hottest Southern Belles around, was born in Montgomery, Alabama. Courtney, best known for her role as Monica Gellar on Friends, has starred in both television and moves. While starring in the Scream franchise, Courtney met and marred co-star, David Arquette. The couple has one daughter, Coco. Coco’s name was inspired by Courtney’s childhood nickname.

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Holly Madison (Alaska)

Born in Oregon, Holly Madison calls Prince of Wales Island, Alaska home! After 2 years at Portland State University, Holly moved to Los Angeles and attended Loyola Marymount University. To afford tuition, Holly worked at Hooters and competed in Hawaiian Tropic contests. While working at Hooters, Holly was invited to The Playboy Mansion. After a year of “visits” Holly was invited to move into the mansion and quickly began dating “Playboy” Hugh Heffner. In 2002, Holly became Hugh’s #1 Girl, actually sharing a bedroom with Hugh. In 2005 Holly began filming the Reality TV Show, Girls Next Door, starring herself and 2 of Hugh’s other top girlfriends, Kendra Wilkinson and Bridget Marquardt. In 2008, Holly broke-up with the Playboy mogul and has since ended a relationship with Criss Angel. Holly gives new meaning to her states nickname, The Last Frontier!

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Michelle Branch (Arizona)

Born in the Grand Canyon State, Michelle Branch grew-up in beautiful Sedona, Arizona. Named for the Beatles hit, Michelle, she spent much of her childhood extremely interested in music, composing her first song at age 8. After some pop music sucess, Michelle formed a country music group, The Wreckers and has had some success in that genre.

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Amy Lee (Arkansas)

As the lead singer of tthe band Evanescence, Amy Lee made her mark on the music industry by successfully leading a rock band to superstardom, Amy lived several places growing up but spent most of her time in Arkansas. Growing up in the “Natural State” Amy is a classically trained pianist and composed her first pieces of music by age 11. With her musical influences ranging from Mozart to Björk it’s no wonder why Amy has such a unique sound.

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Jessica Alba (California)

Don’t you wish you date a California girl? Well, if they are all half has hot as Jessica Alba then I’m sure the answer is YES! Born and raised in the Golden State, Jessica, overcame a childhood filled with multiple medical crisis to become FHMs #1 Most Desirable Women of 2007! Shortly after giving birth to her first daughter, Honor Marie, Jessica bounced back to her amazing body and has spent a lot of time working with various children’s charities.

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Heidi Montag (Colorado)

Heidi Montag isn’t just a pretty face! Heidi is a budding songstress and fashion designer. After her high school graduation, Heidi left her hometown in Colorado to attend Academy of Art University in San Francisco. During her freshman orientation, Heidi met Lauren Conrad, who was then filming for the MTV reality series Laguna Beach. When LC was offered her own series, entitled The Hills, Heidi was also cast. Since The Hills began, Heidi met and married co-star Spencer Pratt. Heidi has stayed true to her roots from the Colorful state, making every moment a “colorful” event for MTV to film!

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Katherine Heigl (Connecticut)

Born in the Nation’s Capital, Katherine was raised in New Canaan, Connecticut. At age 9, one of Katherine’s aunts submitted some photos of her to several modeling agencies. Within a few weeks, Katherine was signed and began earning a living for modeling campaigns. Several commercial ads followed as well as some small television parts. During her sophomore year of High School, Katherine and her mother moved to Los Angeles to pursue her acting career. Leaving the Constitution state proved to be a great move for Katherine, landing her first movie role in Steven Segal’s Under Siege 2. In 2005, Katherine snagged the role of her life as “Izzie” on the ABC medical drama Grey’s Anatomy. Since that role, Katherine has had several successful movies and is currently in contract talks with ABC to return to Grey’s.

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Elizabeth Shue (Delaware)

Even though she grew-up in New Jersey, Elizabeth Shue was born and is claimed by the First State, Delaware! Starring in several classics, like The Karate Kid, Cocktail and Leaving Las Vegas, Elizabeth has cemented her place in movie history. A graduate of Harvard University and the daughter of a bank executive and lawyer, Elizabeth manages to have both brains and beauty. At age 45 and a mom of 3, Elizabeth still looks amazing!

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Eva Mendes (Florida)

Even though she was raised in California, Eva Mendes was born in Miami, Florida and ranks as our Sunshine State entry for this list! Born the daughter of Cuban immigrants her parents sacrificed so that Eva and her siblings could have a life in the United States. Growing up Eva was teased because of her buck teeth – somehow I’m sure those people are kicking themselves now! After 2 consecutive years in the Top 5 of Askmen.coms 99 Most Desirable Women, Playboy and Maxim, Eva has cemented her place as one of the hottest women on the planet.

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AnnaLynne McCord (Georgia)

Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia this “Peach” was home-schooled and had graduated High School by age 15! Annalynne then began modeling and landed her first major role for Estee Lauder. Annalynne’s breakthrough role came during the 5th season of the FX drama, Nip/Tuck. Shortly after that run she was offered a supporting role on the CW’s revival of 90210. Annalynne was awarded the Hollywood Life Young Hollywood Superstar of Tomorrow award in 2009. She works diligently for several charities.

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