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People Staff
July 18, 2007 AT 02:00 PM EDT

According to a poll published on, 65 percent of the U.S. population would use the word “sexy” to describe Salma Hayek the very pregnant 40-year-old actress and producer of the hit ABC show Ugly Betty.

The mom-to-be is not the only Hispanic on the list. Actress Jessica Alba, of Mexican, Danish and French descent, tied for number 2. Singer-songwriter Shakira (Lebanese-Colombian) is number 4, followed by Eva Longoria (Mexican-american). Catherine Zeta-Jones is 8th, and Jennifer López, of Puerto Rican extraction, is 12th. Beyoncé, Angelina Jolie and Jessica Biel round out the list of the 15 sexiest women in tinseltown. highlights that most of the stars on the list are curvy and their average age is 36.

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