Most Beautiful 2014

10 Celebrity Beauty Queens

Before they were stars, these famous faces – Halle Berry! Diane Sawyer! Jessica Simpson! – were crowned titleholders


Title: Miss Corpus Christi 1998
Long before moving to Wisteria Lane, Longoria got her first taste of the spotlight when she won her hometown's beauty pageant in 1998. Her title gave the aspiring actress the chance to move to L.A., where she kick-started her career with roles on Beverly Hills, 90210 and General Hospital, before her big break on Desperate Housewives.