Today’s leading ladies really have it all. They are smart, independent and incredibly accomplished. Whether they’re on screen, in the recording studio or on the runway, these women prove that you can succeed in style. From Tyra Banks to Beyonce, here are the most beautiful black women in the world right now.
Beyonce is hardly a woman who needs an introduction. She was voted the hottest woman of the 21st century by GQ. Queen B gained recognition in the late 90s as the lead singer of Destiny’s Child. Since then, she has come to be an icon and one of the most influential women in the industry, releasing six solo albums. She is a singer, songwriter, feminist and a mother to three kids with her husband, Jay Z.
Having sold more than 250 million records, Rihanna is one of the best-selling artists worldwide. In addition to being a multiple award-winning, multi-platinum selling singer, she is also one of the most stunning black women in the music industry today. She was named one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World by Time Magazine. Forbes also ranked her as the fourth most powerful celebrity of 2012.
3. Kerry Washington
Kerry Washington is a popular actress and producer who became famous for her role as Olivia Pope in the ABC drama Scandal. The actress has also starred in movies like The Last King of Scotland, Django Unchained and Save the Last Dance, among others. In 2014, Kerry was included in Time Magazine’s ‘Time 100’ list.