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Kylie - World's sexiest thirtysomething

TOP SPOT: Kylie Minogue
TOP SPOT: Kylie Minogue

KYLIE Minogue has been named the world's sexiest thirtysomething.

The eternally youthful 36-year-old beat Kate Beckinsale and Catherine Zeta Jones to the title.

Kate Moss, Liz Hurley and Davina McCall also made the list.

Good Housekeeping magazine set out to find the sexiest female celebrities across the ages.

Supermodel Elle Macpherson topped the list for women in their forties, followed by Yasmin Le Bon.

Absolutely Fabulous star Joanna Lumley was named sexiest fiftysomething ahead of Sharon Osbourne and Dame Helen Mirren.

In the sixties category, French screen siren Catherine Deneuve came out on top.

And the sexiest women in her seventies is actress Honor Blackman, still gorgeous at 77 and recently signed up as a model for Marks and Spencer.

The women were chosen by an expert panel which included photographer Lord Lichfield. Their results are featured in the March issue of Good Housekeeping, out on February 10.

Sexiest Thirtysomething's:

1 Kylie Minogue

2 Kate Beckinsale

3 Catherine Zeta Jones

4 Rachel Weisz

5 Davina McCall

6 Saffron Burrows

7 Liz Hurley

8 Ruthie Henshall

9 Kate Moss

10 Naomi Campbell

Sexiest Fortysomething's:

1 Elle Macpherson

2 Yasmin Le Bon

3 Fiona Bruce

4 Sade

5 Nastassja Kinski

6 Carol Vorderman

7 Madonna

8 Jerry Hall

9 Mariella Frostrup

10 Sharron Davies

Sexiest Fiftysomething's:

1 Joanna Lumley

2 Jane Seymour

3 Sharon Osbourne

4 Selina Scott

5 Shakira Caine

6 Helen Mirren

7 Trudie Styler

8 Jenny Agutter

9 Marie Helvin

10 Jane Birkin

Sexiest Sixtysomething's:

1 Catherine Deneuve

2 Raquel Welch

3 Lauren Hutton

4 Julie Christie

5 Britt Ekland

6 Angela Rippon

7 Charlotte Rampling

8 Julie Andrews

9 Anna Ford

10 Shirley Bassey

Sexiest Seventysomething's:

1 Honor Blackman

2 Joan Collins

3 Nanette Newman

4 Judi Dench

5 Prunella Scales

6 Sheila Hancock

7 Annabel Goldsmith

8 Joan Bakewell

9 Brigitte Bardot

10 Lauren Bacall

Are there any noticable omissions? Let us know your thoughts below.

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