Oh Canada! Or more specifically, oh Canada’s women! They have enchanted not only their own land, but also their neighbors to the south and even the rest of the world. And these women have enchanted us the most. Here is a list of the top ten most beautiful celebrities in Canada.
1. Jessica Pare
She made a splash when she crooned Zou Bisou Bisou, a Gillian Hills song from 1960, in the premiere of the fifth season of Mad Men. Jessica Pare’ is a film and television actress who made her acting debut while she was still in high school. She then appeared in movies like Stardom, Lost and Delirious, Wicker Park, Suck, and Hot Tub Time Machine. Pare’ eventually landed the role of Megan Calvet in the acclaimed TV series Mad Men, where she began as a member of the typing pool before becoming the secretary of Don Draper, the lead character of the show. She then became a copywriter, and the boss’ wife, before she resumed her pursuit of acting. If you look like Pare’, you can certainly achieve anything you want out of life.
2. Emmanuelle Chriqui
Chriqui appeared as Sloan McQuewick, the love of Eric’s life in the hit HBO TV show Entourage. She was born in Canada with Moroccan roots. She first appeared as a commercial model when she was just ten years old when she was featured in a McDonald’s advertisement. She then went to land guest spots in TV shows like Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Forever Knight, Once a Thief and Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal. She also had appearances in movies like Detroit Rock City, 100 Girls, Wrong Turn, On the Line, and In the Mix. Chriqui also starred as Adam Sandler’s love interest in You Don’t Mess with the Zohan.
3. Nina Dobrev
The object of fantasy of adolescent males around the world, Dobrev is one of the stars of the teen drama The Vampire Diaries. She was born in Bulgaria, but her family moved to Canada when she was only two years old. She started out as a commercial model, before appearing in movies like Fugitive Pieces, Away from Her, and Never Cry Werewolf. She then appeared as the single teenage mom in the TV show Degrassi: The Next Generation. She also had roles in Chloe and The Perks of Being a Wallflower. But it was her role in The Vampire Diaries as the object of affection of two brothers that catapulted Dobrev to stardom.
4. Shay Mitchell
Shay Mitchell is an Ontario native with Irish, Scottish and Filipino roots. She started out as a fashion model, traveling to Bangkok, Hong Kong and Barcelona in the process. She then appeared in the Canadian TV show Degrassi: The Next Generation. She then landed a prominent role in the ABC Family adaptation of the book trilogy entitled Pretty Little Liars. Mitchell has also modeled for American Eagle Outfitters, and she is currently the spokesperson for the Pantene Nature Fusion shampoo line of Procter and Gamble.
5. Rachel McAdams
Rachel McAdams started out in TV shows and movies like My Name is Tanino, Perfect Pie and Slings and Arrows. She then moved south of the border to appear in her first movie for Hollywood in 2002 in a movie called The Hot Chick. She rose to prominence after landing a role beside Lindsay Lohan in Mean Girls and in the romantic chick flick The Notebook. She also appeared in Wedding Crashers, Red Eye and The Family Stone. Her stock rose even further after starring in the Woody Allen comedy Midnight in Paris.
6. Emily VanCamp
Emily VanCamp is an Ontario native who first appeared on television when she was only 13 in Nickelodeon’s Are You Afraid of the Dark? She got her breakthrough role in the drama called Everwood in 2002. She also appeared in the TV show Brothers and Sisters. She currently stars in the hit drama of ABC entitled Revenge.
7. Malin Akerman
Malin Akerman was born in Sweden before her family moved to Canada when she was only two years old. She first appeared as an advertising model when she was only in primary school. She then became a Ford model when she was only 16. She then appeared in Earth: Final Conflict when she was 19. After working as a waitress, she joined a band called Ozono, which took her in as the lead singer, before renaming the group as The Petalstones. Akerman then appeared in guest roles in various shows, lie HBO’s Entourage, before she finally landed significant roles in movies like The Heartbreak Kid and 27 Dresses.
8. Jessica Lucas
Jessica Lucas is a Vancouver native who first started acting when she was only seven years old. She appeared in the Canadian TV shows Edgemont and 2030 CE. She was also seen in shows and films like The L Word, Life As We Know It, She’s the Man and The Covenant. She also had four-episode arcs in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and 90210. She was also in The Cloverfield, before landing a leading role in Friends with Benefits.
9. Shenae Grimes
Shenae Grimes is a Toronto native and is also an alumna of Degrassi: The Next Generation. She moved to the United States after landing a prominent role in 90210. She has also appeared in Picture This and True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet. Rock fans may also recognize her from the music video of Our Lady Peace entitled All You Did Was Save My Life. Despite her acting career, Grimes still found time to intern for Teen Vogue magazine, where she worked for six weeks during a break from her TV shootings.
10. Sarah Gadon
Sarah Gadon is a Toronto native best known for being the wife of Twilight’s Robert Pattinson in the movie Cosmopolis. She first appeared on TV when she was ten in Are You Afraid of the Dark? She then appeared in shows like Life with Derek and Flashpoint. She also played the wife of Carl Jung in A Dangerous Method.