Julia Roberts, 2017’s Most Beautiful Person, Has Always Been Beautiful On the Red Carpet

ABC's Coverage Of The 86th Annual Academy Awards

Today, People magazine announced that Julia Roberts is their Most Beautiful Person once more. The appointment marks the fifth time Roberts has received the award–and it’s easy to see why. With lush hair, gleaming eyes, and one of the most famous smiles in the world, Roberts has been lighting up the silver screen since her iconic debut role in Pretty Woman. When it comes to the red carpet, the actress is all about letting that beauty shine through, thanks to chic, monochromatic looks in black and white. The Hollywood royal knows that simple is better, especially when you have that grin as your best accessory. In honor of her new Most Beautiful title, a look back at some of the actresses most streamlined, stylish looks that truly let her beauty make a statement all its own.


Julia Roberts attends the 24th Annual People’s Choice Awards in 1998 at the Santa Monica Air Center.


Julia Roberts keeps it simple in a black spaghetti strap dress and chic up-do.


Julia Roberts and Benjamin Bratt attend the Stepmom New York City Premiere on December 15, 1998 at Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.


Julia Roberts and Benjamin Bratt attend the Runaway Bride Westwood Premiere on July 25, 1999 at Mann National Theatre.


Julia Roberts and Benjamin Bratt at The Next Best Thing pREmiere in New York City, NY on Febuary 29, 2000.


Julia Roberts and Benjamin Bratt arrive at the 73rd Annual Academy Awards at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, where she won her first Oscar as Best Actress for Erin Brockovich.


Julia Roberts once again opts for all black while attending a red carpet event.


Julia Roberts at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City, New York.


Julia Roberts arrives at the Universal Pictures’ premiere of Charlie Wilson’s War held at CityWalk Cinemas on December 10, 2007.


Julia Roberts and Giorgio Armani attend the Met Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2008.


Julia Roberts attends Eat Pray Love premiere at The Space Moderno Cinema on September 16, 2010 in Rome, Italy.


Julia Roberts wore a black lace Givenchy gown to the Academy Awards in 2014.


Julia Roberts attends TNT’s 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 25, 2015.


Julia Roberts attends the premiere of STX Entertainment’s Secret In Their Eyes at the Hammer Museum on November 11, 2015.


George Clooney and Julia Roberts attend the Money Monster premiere during the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival on May 12, 2016.


Julia Roberts attends Open Roads World Premiere of Mother’s Day at TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX on April 13, 2016.


Julia Roberts speaks onstage during the Spike TV’s Guys Choice 2016 held at Sony Pictures Studios on June 4, 2016.


Julia Roberts, wearing Gucci dress and Calzedonia stockings, attends the 2016 GLSEN Respect Awards.