Hot mama! Penelope Cruz has been named the Sexiest Woman Alive by Esquire magazine for 2014.
The Spanish beauty, who has two children with husband Javier Bardem, poses in a steamy photo shoot for the publication.
Penelope, 40, takes the title from actress Scarlett Johansson, who won the accolade last year for the second time.
Cruz has become the 11th woman to be given the title by the magazine. Previous honorees include Angelina Jolie, Halle Berry, Rihanna, and Charlize Theron.
The “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” and “Vanilla Sky” actress told Esquire she had “an attraction to drama” in her 20s, but “could not be less interested now”.
The Spanish actress tries to keep her life with husband Javier and her children as private as possible, declining to discuss her family life in the publication.
She simply stated, “That is for us”.
Penelope gave birth to daughter Luna on July 22, 2013, in Madrid, Spain. She and her 44-year-old Spanish actor husband Javier Bardem also have a son Leonardo who was born in 2011 in Los Angeles.
Penelope and Javier starred together in 2008’s “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” and the couple tied the knot in July 2010.
Cruz can be seen in the Spanish film “Ma Ma” and in “Grimsby” with Sacha Baron Cohen.
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