Sophia Loren (Sofia Villani Scicolone) was always known as Italian bombshell from back in the day. She started out as a photo model and beauty pageant. In fact, it was at a beauty pageant where she met a film producer and later husband Carlo Ponti.
Loren's career really took off after her role in the movie Houseboat. Today, the beautiful, temperamental, Italian superstar is now 87 years old and has 2 kids.