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Top 15 Most Beautiful Women of Color

Updated on June 1, 2009

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Sanaa Mccoy Lathan better known as Sanaa Lathan (September 19, 1971) New York City, New York

  • Actress/Producer
  • 29 Movies & TV Series
  • Attend Yale School of Drama
  • Last Movie: The Family That Preys
  • Learn more about Sanaa: IMDB

Beyonce Giselle Knowles better known as Beyonce (September 4, 1981) Houston, Texas

  • Singer/Songwriter/Actress/Producer
  • 3 solo Albums, 8 Movies & 30+ TV Performances/Series
  • 1/3 of former trio Destiny's Child
  • Last Movie: Obsessed
  • Married to rapper Jay-Z
  • Learn more about Beyonce: Official Website

Lisa Ling (August 30, 1973) Sacramento, CA

  • Reporter/Journalist
  • Began her career on the daytime show The View
  • Currently on CNN and the Oprah Winfrey Show as a Correspondent
  • Check out her blog:

Salma Valgarma Hayek-Jimenez better known as Salma Hayek (Septermber 2, 1966) Veracruz, Mexico

  • Actress/Producer/Singer/Director
  • 47 Movies & TV Series, 5 soundtracks
  • Producer of TV Series Ugly Betty
  • Check out her Unofficial Fan Site

Stacey Lauretta Dash better known as Stacey Dash (January 20, 1966) Bronx, New York

  • Actress/Model
  • 42 Movies & TV Series
  • Last Seen on the TV show The Game
  • Learn more about Stacey: Official Website

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Jennifer Lynn Lopez better known as J-Lo (July 24, 1969) Bronx, New York

  • Actress/Singer/Producer
  • 29 Movies & TV Series, 14 Soundtracks, 7 Albums
  • Last Movie: El Cantante
  • Married to Singer Marc-Anthony
  • Learn more about J-Lo: Official Website

Lucy Alexis Liu better known as Lucy Liu (December 2, 1968) Queens, New York

  • Actress/Producer/Performer
  • 63 Movies & TV Series, 2 Soundtracks
  • Last seen on TV Series Dirty, Sexy Money
  • Learn more about Lucy: Unofficial FanSite

Angela Evelyn Bassett better known as Angela Bassett (August 16, 1958) New York City, New York

  • Actress/Producer/Director
  • 65 Movies & TV Series
  • Last seen on ER as Dr. Cate Banfield
  • Married to Actor Courtney B. Vance
  • Learn more about Angela: IMDB

Halle Maria Berry better known as Halle Berry (August 14, 1966) Cleveland, Ohio

  • Actress/Producer
  • 40 Movies & TV Series
  • First African-American actress to win the Oscar for Best Actress.
  • Last Movie: Things We Lost in the Fire
  • Learn more about Halle:IMDB

Eva Jacqueline Longoria better known as Eva Longoria-Parker (March 15, 1975) Corpus Christi, Texas

  • Actress/Producer
  • 18 Movies & TV Series
  • Currently seen on Desperate Housewives as Gabrielle Solis
  • Owner of restaurant Beso located in Hollywood

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Jada Koren Pinkett better known as Jada Pinkett-Smith (September 18, 1971) Baltimore, Maryland

  • Actress/Singer/Writer/Producer/Director
  • 32 Movies & TV Series
  • Band member of Wicked Wisdom
  • Last Movie: Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
  • Married to Actor Will Smith
  • Learn more about Jada: IMDB

Parminder Kaur Nagra better known as Parmnider Nagra (October 5, 1975)

  • Actress
  • 3 Movies & 19 TV Series
  • Last seen on TV Series ER as Dr. Neela Rasgotra
  • Learn more about Parminder: IMDB

Michelle LaVaughn Robinson better known as Michelle Obama (January 17, 1964) Chicago, Illinois

  • First (African-American) Lady of the United States
  • Married to (1st African-American) President of the United States, Barack Obama
  • Graduated cum laude from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Arts: Major- Sociology & Minor- African-American studies
  • Graduated from Harvard Law School with a Juris Doctor degree
  • Learn more about Michelle: &

Gabrielle Monique Union better known as Gabrielle Union (October 29, 1972) Omaha, Nebraska

  • Actress
  • 55 Movies & TV Series
  • Last Movie: Cadillac Records
  • Graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a degree in Sociology
  • Learn more about Gabrielle: Unofficial FanSite

Sara Ramirez (August 31, 1975) Sinaola, Mexico

  • Actress/Singer
  • 16 Movies, TV Series & Plays, 2 Soundtracks
  • Currently seen on Grey's Anatomy as Dr. Callie Torres
  • Learn more about Sara: Unofficial FanSite

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      6 years ago

      Michele Obama is NOT beautiful. In fact, many people i know think she is plain ugly. Whose butt are you trying to kiss but placing her in this poll?

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      7 years ago

      I know. I agree with DynamicS. Alicia Keys is beautiful! All these women of color actresses are beautiful. It is sad that they aren't on TV as much as their White counterparts.

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      8 years ago


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      9 years ago

      Impossible to vote for only one!

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      9 years ago from san diego calif

      Can I vote for all of them ? They are all beautiful !

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      Sandria Green-Stewart 

      9 years ago from Toronto, Canada

      Very Nice! What about Alicia Keys? She's also beautiful. I know, only 15...


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