8. Thandie Newton
This London born actress with Zimbabwe roots is a mom of three with a body that doesn’t quit. Her full name, Thandie (pronounced tan-DEE-way) means “beloved.” She is best known for roles like Nyah Nordoff-Hall in “Mission: Impossible II” and Christine in “Crash.” Speaking about her sex scene with Tom Cruise in “MI2,” Newton stated “It was hysterical. We wanted to make it naughty and fun. When the camera stopped rolling, it was hard to stop laughing.”
7. Ella Thomas
You’ve probably seen up and coming celeb Ella Thomas in something, but you just can’t put your finger on it. Maybe it’s in smaller roles on television’s “Parenthood” and “Castle,” or her more recognizable roles as Agent Deborah Meade on “CSI: NY” or as P. Diddy’s fiancée on the HBO hit “Entourage.” But she’s also been in editorial spreads and print ads for American Vogue, Glamour, ELLE, Gap, Tiffany & Co., and Levi’s. Thomas was born to an Eritrean mother and an American Air Force officer, who was stationed in Eritrea. In the horn of Africa, Ella’s mother hails from Eritrea’s capital of Asmara.