Bar Refaeli Tops Maxim Hot 100 List, Stephen Colbert Comes In At 69th

FHM has already named the sexiest woman in the world, Tulisa Contostavlos. ruled that Sofia Vergara was the “most desirable woman” in the world. Beyonce was hailed as the world’s most beautiful woman by People Magazine. And now supermodel Bar Rafeili is officially the hottest woman on the planet, according to Maxim Magazine.

Rafaeili said:

“I am shocked that among all these beautiful ladies, I’m No. 1… Thank you so much for voting for me! I’m truly honored. This is a title I will never forget.”

Editor Dan Bova told USA Today:

“She is a familiar face, but she is a little bit unexpected. She’s at this incredible level right now where she’s about to become even bigger.”

USA Today reports that the Maxim Hot 100 is usually created in house, but this year the magazine decided to let readers vote. And because of the crowd input, the Maxim 100 has a few surprises on it. For instance, Stephen Colbert became the first male to be included on the list.

Editor Dan Bova said

“The Colbert Nation turned out in force… As we say: Democracy isn’t pretty, but this time, it was downright handsome.”

Olivia Munn, Mila Kunis, Katy Perry, Olivia Wilde, Jennifer Lawrence, Emma Stone, Megan Fox, Malin Akerman and Adrianne Palicki joined Refaeli in the top 10 of the Maxim 100.


Bova says that the girls included in the Maxim Hot 100 list proves that Maxim readers like more than just a pretty face.

Bova said:

Maxim readers not only appreciate a beautiful-looking woman. They like women who have a great sense of fun, who are kind of like guy’s guys. A lot of these women are in comedies or are just big personalities. They’re not above it all. They like to do silly things. And I think our guys respond to a woman who is not only beautiful, she’s also approachable. She would probably be the coolest person on Earth to hang out with.”

Do you think Bar Refaeli belongs at the top of the Maxim Hot 100 list? The new issue of Maxim hits newsstands May 29th.