The 40 year old Latino beauty and mother of two with husband Javier Bardem, graces the cover of the magazine as the sexiest woman alive 2014, posing in a plunging black bathing suit.
Penelope Cruz is the 11th woman to be dubbed the sexiest woman alive by the magazine. Other honorees include Scarlett Johansson who got the title last year, Rihanna, Angelina Jolie and Halle Berry.
In an interview which also talks about Madrid, matadors and bullfighting, she is described as impossibly beautiful, intelligent, private and modest. Read more at Esquire.