The 15 Hottest Celebrities Around the World

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The 15 Hottest Celebrities Around the World
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When you think of the hottest celebrities, the faces (and, um, bodies) of folks like Chris Hemsworth and Emily Ratajkowski come to mind. Thanks to our overwhelming tabloid culture and unlimited access to social media, we knows all there is to know about these genetically-blessed U.S.-based stars, but we bet you haven’t heard of their counterparts in Australia, France, China, and other far-flung places around the globe.

That’s right: There’s plenty more eye candy to be consumed that don’t include stars who call Hollywood home, which is why we’ve rounded up the 15 hottest celebrities who are insanely famous in their home countries, but who aren’t  household names stateside.

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Australia: Lara Bingle

Lara Bingle is Australia's version of Kim Kardashian—minus the famous derrière. She starred in her own reality tv show, "Being Lara Bingle," collaborated on a clothing line with major Aussie retailer, Cotton On, and is closely followed by the local paparazzi whenever she returns home to the country. She got her start by landing a role in Australia's most famous tourism campaign, "So where the bloody hell are you?" and today is the wife of Sam Worthington.
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India: Hrithik Roshan

Bollywood star, Hrithik Roshan, won six Filmfare Awards, and is regularly referred to as the hottest male celebrity by the media in India. Seriously, just look at those eyes.
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Australia: Jordan Stenmark and Zac Stenmark

These genetically-blessed twins (yes, twins) are the face of Australia's largest retailer, David Jones, a role they formerly shared with Miranda Kerr. They're media personalities back home, but have also picked up an international profile thanks to gigs with Abercrombie & Fitch, Ralph Lauren, and Calvin Klein.
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China: Fan Bingbing

You probably recognize Chinese actress, TV producer and pop singer, Fan Bingbing, from her breath-taking red carpet appearances. She's unarguably one of China's biggest stars, and topped the Forbes China Celebrity 100 list in 2013, 2014, and 2015.
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India: Priyanka Chopra

Chopra shot to stardom in India after taking out the Miss World pageant in 2000 and has since become one of Bollywood's highest paid and most award-winning actresses. She's a recognizable name in the international entertainment industry, but in India she is the hottest actress of the moment.
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UK: Michelle Keegan

Everyone in the UK is obsessed with actress and model, Michelle Keegan. She appeared on English soap opera "Coronation Street" until 2014, and this year stars in the BBC drama series "Ordinary Lies."
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France: Matthieu Pokora

This incredibly good-looking French pop star was discovered in 2003 after appearing on talent show "Popstars." He went on to release several chart-topping solo albums and in recent years has even branched into acting.
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Hong Kong: Nicholas Tse

Tse, 34, has a pop star image, but is also well known in China as a savvy business man and investor. He first achieved stardom as a singer, but now, in addition to his business success, is also a respected actor. He earned 150 million HKD in 2014 from acting roles, making him the country's third most well-paid actor that year.
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UK: Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Before she became an international star thanks to her leading role in "Belle" this stunning English actress was loved in the UK for roles in British TV series such as "Doctor Who."
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UK: James Norton

This British heart-throb has appeared in films such as "Belle," "Rush," and "Mr. Turner," and has to be one of the hottest guys to come out of England.
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Australia: Phoebe Tonkin

This Aussie beauty got her start as an actress on a hit Australian kids show about mermaids, "H2O: Just Add Water" and has appeared in several other local TV dramas. In 2012 Tonkin joined the cast of The CW's "The Vampire Diaries" and is today considered one of  Australia's hottest young stars.
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France: Gaspard Ulliel

You might recognize French hottie Gaspard Ulliel from his role as Hannibal Lecter in "Hannibal Rising" or from his Longchamp campaign alongside Kate Moss. Most recently he played Yves Saint Laurent in the 2014 biopic, "Saint Laurent."

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Australia: Lincoln Lewis

Actor Lincoln Lewis is a total heartthrob among the teenage set in his home country of Australia. He was born in Brisbane, and his father, Wally Lewis, is one of the nation's most famous former rugby league football stars. He's been acting since he was 13, appearing in local soapies such as "Home and Away" and, like Pheobe Tonkin, had a gig on the kids' show, "H2O: Just Add Water" and in recent years has started breaking into movies.
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India: Katrina Kaif

This actress and model is a huge star in India thanks to her leading roles in Bollywood flicks, and is one of Bollywood's highest paid actresses. 
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Australia: Chris Brown

Dr. Chris Brown is the star of "Bondi Vet" a show about his veterinary hospital in iconic Bondi Beach. He's also a regular face on morning TV, and is a household name among Australians.
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