10. Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Kate Hudson is an American recording artist, actress and a spokesperson. Her claim to fame was as one of the finalists in 2004 American Idol, where she came at seventh place. She debuted in movies through Dreamgirls (2006) and also won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for it. She got engaged to David Otunga, who is a WWE wrestler, in 2008. With him she had a son in 2009.
9. Halle Berry
Halle Berry is an American actress, a former fashion model, was a first-runner up to Miss USA (1986), and is a Revlon spokeswoman. She also produced many of her own films. She won the hearts of the critics through her performance in Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999). She won an Oscar for Best Actress in 2001 for Monster’s Ball. Till date, she is the only African American to win that honour. Halle had married twice and divorced twice. While her marriage with her second husband, Eric Benét, she adopted his daughter named India. She divorced in 2005 from him and in the same year started dating her first domestic partner, the French-Canadian supermodel Gabriel Aubry. She has one daughter with him upon whom they are both in legal custody battle.
8. Reese Witherspoon
Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon is an American actress and film producer. Her breakthrough performance came in Legally Blonde (2001). She worked in other successful films as Election (1999) and Sweet Home Alabama (2002). She received an Oscar for Best Actress for Walk the Line (2005). She married Ryan Phillippe in 1999 with whom she had a daughter and a son. They divorced in 2007. Recently in 2011, she married talent agent from CAA, Jim Toth.
7. Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Kate Paltrow is an American actress and also sings at times. She attained international recognition through her role in Shakespeare in Love (1998) for which she also won an Oscar for Best Actress. Her other acclaimed roles are in The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), Shallow Hal (2001), Proof (2005) and Iron Man (2008). She was formerly engaged to Brad Pitt from 1994 to 1997. She also had relationship with Ben Affleck from 1997 to 2000. She is married Coldplay’s lead vocalist, Chris Martin in 2003. With him she has a daughter and a son.
6. Courteney Cox
Courteney Bass Cox is an American actress who gained fame from NBC sitcom, Friends (1994-2004). She is also known for starring in the movie series of Scream. She married actor, David Arquette in 1999 with whom she had a daughter in 2004. They both separated in 2010 and as of now are trying to come to terms with each other in their marriage.
5. Jennifer Garner
Jenifer Anne Affleck, famously known as Jennifer Garner, is an American actress. She gained fame through her work in the thriller drama series on ABC, Alias (2001-2006). She played many minor roles in the movies initially, but later also starred in supporting as well as leading roles in Daredevil (2003), 13 Going on 30 (2004), and Juno (2007). She divorced actor Scott Foley in 2003 and married to actor and director, Ben Affleck in 2005 with whom she now has two daughters.
4. Nicole Kidman
Nicole Mary Kidman is an Australian actress, singer, film producer, spokesmodel and humanitarian. She received the honour of a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC), which is the country’s highest civilian honour and holds a dual nationality that of Australia, her home country and the place where she resides now, the USA. She received an Academy Award nomination for the musical, Moulin Rouge! (2001) and won her first Oscar for Best Actress for her role in The Hours (2002). She was recently nominated the third time this year for Rabbit Hole (2010). She is amongst the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood. She has three daughters and a son. She has an adopted daughter with Tom Cruise, and a son from him. She has two daughters from her second marriage with Keith Urban, and the last one was born through a surrogate mother.
3. Celine Dion
Céline Marie Claudette Dion is a Canadian recording artist and an entrepreneur. She became one of the most successful artists in pop music history from her fame in the 1990s and is the best-selling Canadian artist of all time. Her album, D’eux, is the best-selling French-language album of all time. She received Chopard Diamond Award at the World Music Awards for becoming the best-selling female artist of all time. Her music ranges from rock and R&B to gospel and classical and she is praised for her technically skilled vocals. She took a break from her work to start a family in 1999 and to spend time with her husband, Rene Angelil who was diagnosed with throat cancer that year. He is also her manager, whom she met in 1980 when she was only 12 and he was 36, but they began their relationship in 1987 and got engaged in 1991. They married in 1994 and renewed their wedding vows in 2000. In 2000, Celine underwent two small operations for fertility treatment. Her first son was born in 2001 and then she had two boy twins in 2010. Now she is finally a proud mother of three sons.
2. Catherine Zeta-Jones
Catherine Zeta-Jones is a Welsh actress who came into the spotlight with her roles in the movies, The Mask of Zorro (1998), Entrapment (1999) and Traffic (2000). She won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Chicago (2002). Most recently in 2010, she won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a musical, A Little Night Music. She has also received an honour of the Order of the British Empire. She married actor Michael Douglas, who is exactly 25 years her senior in age. They met in 1999 when Michael was still married to his former wife. They married in 2000 and have two children, a son and a daughter.
1. Sandra Bullock
Sandra Annette Bullock is an American actress and producer who rose to fame in the 1990s with such movies as Speed (1994), While You Were Sleeping (1995) and she also received critical acclaim for her performances in Miss Congeniality (2000) and Crash (2004). In 2009, Sandra starred in the most financially successful films of her career, the Proposal and The Blind Side. For her role in the latter she won an Oscar for Best Actress. She is also amongst the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood and in 2007 she was ranked at the 14th richest female celebrity. She married her now divorced husband, Jesse James in 2005 when she arranged for her ten-year-old godson to meet Jesse as a Christmas present. Sandra won full legal custody of James’ five-year-old daughter he had with his second ex-wife. She divorced him in 2010 and carried forward with eventually adopting a baby boy as a single parent.