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Hollywood's hottest women in their 20s and 30s

hottest stars under 40

Harnessing the best of both beauty and brains, this group of 20-something and 30-something starlets blow the rest of Hollywood's actresses out of the water. This group of ladies under 40 encompasses who every young Hollywood dreamer is vying to be.



hottest stars under 40

Jennifer Hudson

This singer-songwriter-actress' rise to fame began on American Idol. Since then, her roles in films like "Dreamgirls" and her debut album have garnered her a Golden Globe, Academy Award, Grammy and Screen Actor's Guild Award. The 27-year-old most recently appeared in the "Sex and the City" movie and "The Secret Life of Bees".


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