This image released by Esquire shows actress Penelope Cruz on the November 2014 cover of "Esquire" magazine. The magazine has named Cruz The Sexiest Woman Alive for 2014. (AP Photo/Esquire) (The Associated Press)
Cruz is the 11th woman to be given the title by the magazine. Previous honorees include Angelina Jolie, Halle Berry, Rihanna, Charlize Theron and Scarlett Johansson.