20. Mila Kunis
Who Is She? Starred on That 70’s Show
Why She Made The List: The voice of Meg Griffin, and the star of Forgetting Sarah Marshall where she was just ridiculously, incredibly hot. Inexplicably dating Macauley Culkin though, which drops her a notch or two on our list.
19. Angelina Jolie
Who Is She? One of the (most?) famous women in the world.
Why She Made The List: An incredible body and a classic profile, Jolie is easily one of the hottest women in the world.
18. Katy Perry
Who Is She? American pop star who has been inescapable for much of the past year.
Why She Made The List: Yeah her music is annoying, but her hotness is undeniable. Plus she kind of likes girls, which is practically the American dream anymore.
17. Hayden Panettierre
Who Is She? The hot star from NBC’s Heroes.
Why She Made The List: She’s pretty much what American thinks of when it thinks hot cheerleader
Who Is She?She’s an R&B/Hip-Hop star
Why She Made The List: Rihanna has some of the best music videos going these days, mostly because of how ridiculously hot she always manages to look. Not sure how Jay-Z managed to make a decision when it came to Beyonce vs. Rihanna.
15. Blake Lively
Who Is She? Another star of Gossip Girl.
Why She Made The List: Lively almost makes Gossip Girl worth watching. Almost. Nonetheless, Lively is a major hottie with a great west coast look and an incredible body. We love her and hope she’ll star in something we’d want to watch one of these days.
14. Kristen Bell
Who Is She? Kristen is best-known for her role on Heroes and Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Why She Made The List: Bell actually managed to make us take our eyes off of Mila Kunis when watching Forgetting Sarah Marshall which is extremely impressive.
13. Ana Ivanovic
Who Is She? The current French Open Champ and the hottest female tennis player in the world.
Why She Made The List: For whatever reason, there’s nothing like a hot female tennis player, and Ivanovic is the hottest of them all.
12. Megan Fox
Who Is She? Best known for her role in Transformers
Why She Made The List: With someone as hot as Megan Fox, where do you even start? With the face of an angel and the body of a goddess, Megan Fox has it all. And now it sounds like she might be the next Lara Croft. We think she’s a worthy successor to Angelina.
11. Emile de Ravin
Who Is She? Best known for her portrayl of Claire on ABC/s Lost.
Why She Made The List: She’s got a perfect body, and she’s not a prude about showing it, as she displayed with her recent nude photo shoot. Major points in our book.
10. Ashley Tisdale
Who Is She? The hottest thing to come out of Disney since pre crazy Britney Spears.
Why She Made The List: With A fresh face and a great body, Tisdale is sure to be around for a long time to come. At least we hope so.
9. Giselle Bundchen
Who Is She? One of the hottest Victoria’s Secret Models in the world and Tom Brady’s love interest
Why She Made The List: The cherry on the top of Tom Brady’s perfect life, Giselle is one of those rare women that can pull off going by one name.
8. Audrina Patridge
Who Is She? Probably the hottest girl you’ll find on MTV these days.
Why She Made The List: I don’t watch The Hills, but I can see why people do with all the eye candy. Patridge has one of the best bodies in Hollywood.
7. Scarlett Johansson
Who Is She? Head to toe, one of the hottest women in the world, and a talented actress to boot.
Why She Made The List: She’s smart as well as beautiful, and she has an incredible non waifish body and a gorgeous face. She’s basically perfect.
6. January Jones
Who Is She? Jones stars as Betty Draper in AMC’s Mad Men, one of the best shows on TV.
Why She Made The List: There’s not much hotter than Jones with a retro circa 1960 look.
5. Emmanuelle Chriqui
Who Is She? Best known for her role on HBO’s hit show Entourage.
Why She Made The List: It’s women like this that make Entourage one of the greatest shows ever. Chriqui is insanely hot, and we’re hoping she gets a lot more exposure in the coming years.
4. Taylor Swift
Who Is She? Swift is a newly minted County-Pop superstar
Why She Made The List:At just 19, Taylor Swift, has accomplished more than most in a lifetime. With her girl-next-door disposition and super-model looks, what isn’t to love?
3. Jessica Biel
Who Is She? Best known for her roles in 7th Heaven as well as the recent movie I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry which while horrific, did offer a lot of Jessica Biel T&A.
Why She Made The List: Currently dating Justin Timberlake, so we expect her to have a meltdown following their breakup, culminating in her binging on Cheetos and attacking paparazzi. So enjoy this hotness while it lasts everyone.
2. Alessandra Ambrosio
Who Is She? Easily the hottest current Victoria’s Secret model.
Why She Made The List: Not only does she sport that amazing body, she also has a heart as she’s National Ambassador for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
1. Minka Kelly
Who Is She?Best know for her role as Lyla Garrity, on what is probably the best show on television right now, Friday Night Lights.
Why She Made The List: Minka Kelly is a little underexposed right now, laboring on a show that unfortunately isn’t watched by nearly as many people as it deserves, but we are extremely confident that she’ll hit the mainstream in the coming years. And deservedly so, as she’s our hottest woman in the world for 2009.