Here's Who The "Most Beautiful Person" Was Since 1990, Then And Now — And, Like, There Are Some Serious Transformations

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Every year since 1990, People magazine has put out their list of the "most beautiful people in the world."

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And every year, someone is on the cover who is essentially THE "most beautiful."

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Let's take a look back at who that was...

The "most beautiful person" of 1990: Michelle Pfeiffer

She was 32.

She was 32.

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Michelle Pfeiffer now:

She's 64.

She's 64.

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The "most beautiful person" of 1991: Julia Roberts

She was 24.

She was 24.

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Julia Roberts now:

She's 54.

She's 54.

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The "most beautiful person" of 1992: Jodie Foster

She was 30.

She was 30.

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Jodie Foster now:

She's 59.

She's 59.

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The "most beautiful person" of 1993: Cindy Crawford

She was 27.

She was 27.

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Cindy Crawford now:

She's 56.

She's 56.

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The "most beautiful person" of 1994: Meg Ryan

She was 33.

She was 33.

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Meg Ryan now:

She's 60.

She's 60.

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The "most beautiful person" of 1995: Courteney Cox

She was 31.

She was 31.

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Courteney Cox now:

She's 58.

She's 58.

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The "most beautiful person" of 1996: Mel Gibson

He was 40.

He was 40.

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Mel Gibson now:

He's 66.

He's 66.

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The "most beautiful person" of 1997: Tom Cruise

He was 35.

He was 35.

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Tom Cruise now:

He's 60.

He's 60.

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The "most beautiful person" of 1998: Leonardo DiCaprio

He was 24.

He was 24.

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Leonardo DiCaprio now:

He's 47.

He's 47.

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The "most beautiful person" of 1999: Michelle Pfeiffer

She was 41.

She was 41.

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Michelle Pfeiffer now:

She's 64.

She's 64.

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The "most beautiful person" of 2000: Julia Roberts

She was 33.

She was 33.

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Julia Roberts now:

She's 54.

She's 54.

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The "most beautiful person" of 2001: Catherine Zeta-Jones

She was 32.

She was 32.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones now:

She's 52.

She's 52.

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The "most beautiful person" of 2002: Nicole Kidman

She was 35.

She was 35.

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Nicole Kidman now:

She's 55.

She's 55.

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The "most beautiful person" of 2003: Halle Berry

She was 37.

She was 37.

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Halle Berry now:

She's 55.

She's 55.

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The "most beautiful person" of 2004: Jennifer Aniston

She was 35.

She was 35.

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Jennifer Aniston now:

She's 53.

She's 53.

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The "most beautiful person" of 2005: Julia Roberts

She was 38.

She was 38.

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Julia Roberts now:

She's 54.

She's 54.

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The "most beautiful person" of 2006: Angelina Jolie

She was 31.

She was 31.

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Angelina Jolie now:

She's 47.

She's 47.

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The "most beautiful person" of 2007: Drew Barrymore

She was 32.

She was 32.

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Drew Barrymore now:

She's 47.

She's 47.

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The "most beautiful person" of 2008: Kate Hudson

She was 29.

She was 29.

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Kate Hudson now:

She's 43.

She's 43.

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The "most beautiful person" of 2009: Christina Applegate

She was 38.

She was 38.

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Christina Applegate now:

She's 50.

She's 50.

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The "most beautiful person" of 2010: Julia Roberts

She was 43.

She was 43.

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Julia Roberts now:

She's 54.

She's 54.

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The "most beautiful person" of 2011: Jennifer Lopez

She was 42.

She was 42.

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Jennifer Lopez now:

She's 53.

She's 53.

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The "most beautiful person" of 2012: Beyoncé

She was 31.

She was 31.

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Beyoncé now:

She's 40.

She's 40.

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The "most beautiful person" of 2013: Gwyneth Paltrow

She was 41.

She was 41.

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Gwyneth Paltrow now:

She's 49.

She's 49.

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The "most beautiful person" of 2014: Lupita Nyong'o

She was 31.

She was 31.

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Lupita Nyong'o now:

She's 39.

She's 39.

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The "most beautiful person" of 2015: Sandra Bullock

She was 51.

She was 51.

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Sandra Bullock now:

She's 58.

She's 58.

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The "most beautiful person" of 2016: Jennifer Aniston

She was 47.

She was 47.

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Jennifer Aniston now:

She's 53.

She's 53.

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The "most beautiful person" of 2017: Julia Roberts

She was 50.

She was 50.

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Julia Roberts now:

She's 54.

She's 54.

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The "most beautiful person" of 2018: Pink

She was 39.

She was 39.

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Pink now:

She's 42.

She's 42.

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The "most beautiful person" of 2019: Jennifer Garner

She was 47.

She was 47.

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Jennifer Garner now:

She's 50.

She's 50.

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The "most beautiful people" of 2020: Goldie Hawn, Kate Hudson, and Rani Rose Fujikawa

Kate was 41. Goldie was 75. Rani Rose Fujikawa was 2. Rani Rose is Kate Hudson's daughter, BTW.

Kate was 41. Goldie was 75. Rani Rose Fujikawa was 2. Rani Rose is Kate Hudson's daughter, BTW.

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Kate Hudson now:

She's 43.

She's 43.

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Goldie Hawn now:

She's 76.

She's 76.

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The "most beautiful person" of 2021: Chrissy Teigen

She was 35.

She was 35.

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Chrissy Teigen now:

She's 36.

She's 36.

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And last but not least, the "most beautiful person" of 2022: Helen Mirren

She's 77.

She's 77.

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