This model-turned-actress has been consistently voted as one of the sexiest women in the world for the past five years. Heigl has also been tagged as a potentially important and assertive modern proponent of women`s rights.
Quote: `I`m grateful people think I`m beautiful or think I`m sexy, and I suppose it`s better than the alternative, but I do try to fight it a bit so it`s not all people see me as. And I`d love to one day be in a position where I could choose a role to showcase my creativity versus just my bra size.`
What AskMen.com says: Katherine Heigl has had an outstandingyear. Her role on Grey`s Anatomy garnered her an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. She also starred in the box-office hit Knocked Up, was interviewed by journalist Barbara Walters as one of her `10 Most Fascinating People of 2007`, and married singer Josh Kelley. A former model, Katherine Heigl is beautiful, well spoken, humorous, talented... the list goes on. No one belongs at the top of 2008`s Top 99 more than Katherine Heigl.