Following the footsteps of Scarlett Johansson, Mila Kunis and Rihanna, Penelope Cruz is dubbed by Esquire magazine as this year’s “Sexiest Woman Alive”.
Penelope Cruz Sanchez is a 40 year old Spanish actress and model. She was 15 year old when she started her showbiz career in 1989. Penelope appeared first in a music video for the Spanish pop group Mecano’s song “La Fuerza del Destino”.
The Actress’ well-kept body figure made her as Empire magazine’s 100 Sexiest Movie Stars in the world and was ranked several times on Askmen.com’s Most Desirable Women. She also made a name in showbiz industry through the many awards she received, such as Best Actress award in 2006 Cannes Film Festival, Goya Award, European Film Award, was nominated for the Golden Globe, the Screen Actors Guild Award, the BAFTA Award, and the Academy Award for Best Actress.
Spanish actor Javier Bardem and Penelope started dating in 2007. They both appeared in the romantic comedy-drama film Vicky Cristina Barcelona. At a friend’s home in Bahamas, Javier and Penelope got married in a private ceremony in early July 2010.
The couple has two children named Leonardo and Luna. The actress became breastfeeding advocate since the birth of her children.