The appearance of sex symbols was prompted by the film industry. It spread the images of a lot of actors all over the world. The process began in the period of silent movies when the language was not a barrier. Today sex symbols are created not only by the cinema, but also by different soap operas and especially music videos. There are a lot of sex symbols from the sphere of fashion. Very often people become sex symbols not because they are really beautiful but because of other features that make them sexually attractive for others. As well, there is such a notion as teen idols. As a rule they are represented by the members of numerous boy bands. Traditionally one member of the band is chosen as a sex symbol, as for the rest participants, they are taken as sex symbols according to the association.
One of the most popular sex symbols today is Milla Jovovoch. She was born on December 17, 1975 in Ukraine. She is the only daughter of an actress and a physician. The most part of her childhood the girl spent traveling between her father's studies of medicine in London and her native home in Russia.
When Milla was five years old, her father decided that his medical career could not develop in Russia. That is why they moved to the United States, California. At that time children were often teasing the girl that she had come from Russia just in the very heat of the Cold War between their countries.
At the age of 11 Milla started her acting career. Her first movie was called "Two Moon Junction". From that moment the career of the girl flew high. Soon the girl tried her hand in modeling. Everyone was shocked how beautiful an 11-year old model could be. Milla's careers of modeling and acting continued through all her adolescence.
At the age of 18 Milla released her own album, which was called "The Divine Comedy". The critics of those times did not believe the album of an actress and model could be a success. Nevertheless, her first album has become a nice collection of music utilizing different kinds of music from all over the world.
In 1997, Milla starred in Luc Besson's movie "The Fifth Element". She played there with such a well-known actor as Bruce Willis. After Milla played the role of Leeloo, she was recognized as a very talented actress. A love story between Milla and Luc was noticed during the filming.
In December, 1997 Milla and Luc got married. After that she starred in Luc Besson's "Joan of Arc".
Another sex symbol of today is Pamela Denisa Anderson. She was born on July 1, 1967 in British Columbia. It is necessary to mention the fact that Pamela has been famous since her childhood. When she was a child, once she was sitting in a library. A photographer made a picture of hers. Soon the picture got so popular that it was posted in all the libraries of British Columbia and became copyrighted. Pamela got its popularity when she came to a football match wearing a T-shirt with a logo of a beer company. Accidentally she appeared on the screen and the crowd grew wild. Soon the company hired the girl for commercials.