People Magazine's Most Beautiful Women in the World: A Lovely Look Back

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These are the celebrities People Magazine has named Most Beautiful Woman each year since 2000.

Do you agree with the selections?

1. Julia Roberts People Cover

Julia Roberts People Cover
Julia Roberts was the Most Beautiful Woman in the World in 2000. Hard to argue with that selection, isn't it?

2. Catherine Zeta-Jones People Cover

Catherine Zeta-Jones People Cover
In 2001, People dubbed Catherine Zeta-Jones the Most Beautiful Woman in the world. Well done to snag her, Michael Douglas!

3. Nicole Kidman People Cover

Nicole Kidman People Cover
Nicole Kidman was a clear-cut A-lister in 2002. And she was honored as such by People.

4. Halle Berry People Cover

Halle Berry People Cover
Man oh man. Has Halle Berry aged at all since she covered this magazine in 2003?????

5. Jennifer Aniston People Cover

Jennifer Aniston People Cover
Jennifer Aniston was the Most Beautiful Woman around in 2004. And she still is, many believe.

6. Julia Roberts Most Beautiful Cover

Julia Roberts Most Beautiful Cover
It's Julia Roberts again! The actress nabbed the Most Beautiful Woman honor for the second time in 2005.

7. Angelina Jolie People Cover

Angelina Jolie People Cover
Angelina Jolie is downright gorgeous. She was the MOST gorgeous in 2006, according to People.

8. Drew Barrymore People Cover

Drew Barrymore People Cover
Drew Barrymore glows on this cover of People Magazine. She's the 2007 Most Beautiful Woman alive.

9. Kate Hudson People Cover

Kate Hudson People Cover
Kate Hudson has fallen off the celebrity gossip map a bit. But she was hot stuff in 2008!

10. Christina Applegate People Cover

Christina Applegate People Cover
Looking beautiful, Christina Applegate! Looking the MOST beautiful in 2009, in fact.

11. Jennifer Lopez People Magazine Cover

Jennifer Lopez People Magazine Cover
Jennifer Lopez could be named People Magazine's Most Beautiful Woman in the world every single year, don't you think?

12. Beyonce People Cover

Beyonce People Cover
Beyonce reigned supreme in the eyes of People in 2012. We can't exactly argue with this selection.

13. Gwyneth Paltrow People Magazine Cover

Gwyneth Paltrow People Magazine Cover
We've been Gooped! Gwyneth Paltrow smiles on this cover of People, content to be the Most Beautiful Woman in the world.

14. Lupita Nyong'o People Cover

Lupita Nyong'o People Cover
She's earned it! Lupita Nyong'o is the Most Beautiful Woman in the World for 2014.

15. Sandra Bullock People Cover

Sandra Bullock People Cover
Sandra Bullock has been named People Magazine's Most Beautiful Woman of 2015. Do you agree with this selection?

16. Jennifer Aniston... Again!

Jennifer Aniston... Again!
Jennifer Aniston became a repeat winner in 2016 when she took home this gorgeous crown.

17. Julia Roberts... Again!

Julia Roberts... Again!
For the record fifth time, Julia Roberts earned this honor in 2017.

18. Pink

Pink
Pink has been named the Most Beautiful Woman of the World for 2018. Do you agree with this People Magazine choice?

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