Oh, Jordana. How do we love thee? Let us count the ways. From making our hearts race as Mia Torretto in The Fast and The Furious to scaring the bejesus out of us (in the best way possible) in Texas Chainsaw Massacre, there hasn’t been a hotter girl-next-door-meets-bad-ass on the big screen. While her exotic looks –attributed to her mother’s Brazilian background (she, too, was a bikini model) and her father’s Scottish and English heritage – are enough to make us stutter, there’s much more to this Panamanian-born beauty that gets our attention.


Brewster, a soft-spoken actress whose résumé includes both heart-pumping action and horror flicks, has proven she isn’t afraid to take on a role that takes her out of her day-to-day shy-girl routine. “Women always want to be what they’re not: If you’re the pretty girl, you want to be the quirky girl. If you’re the smart girl, you want to be the pretty girl”, she told Maxim Magazine. Sure, but we should say that we love you just the way you are, Jordana.

Since her unexpected big screen debut in The Faculty in 1998, Brewster has not only proven she’s got the acting skills to back up the recognition, she’s also maintained her spot on countless “hot” lists. Notable nods include being ranked number 96 on Stuff magazine’s “102 Sexiest Women In The World” list of 2002 and being ranked on Maxim Magazine’s “Hot 100” list three years in a row.
But if you think that pulling up in her driveway in a vintage 1966 Shelby Cobra 427 will be enough to win her over, then you’re in for disappointment- it’s not just Brewster’s smoldering looks and acting chops that make her This Panamanian-born beauty‘s got brains too, having continued her college education at Yale University during her post-blockbuster rise to fame in 2001 and graduating with her degree in English in 2003. Her childhood years spent in Rio de Janeiro has also made her fluent in Portuguese, which definitely scores bonus sexy points for us.

You can catch the hotness for yourself Spring 2015, when Brewster returns to the big screen franchise that made her a star in Fast and Furious 7. By the way, did we mention that The Fast and the Furious has become Universal Studios’ biggest film franchise of all time, having earned $2.3 billion as of October 22, 2013? Yeah, we’re going to go ahead and say that Jordana definitely had something to do with that.


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