Hollywood is the only place you see the most unusual people, situation, and things. It’s a fascinating place to be so average joes like us are smitten by what we see in tinsel town. We watch out for the latest fad and radical celebrity transformation. Like actors completely transforming themselves for a role. Or just a fashion makeover.
Whether male celebs buffing up or female celebs getting surgically enhanced, image is everything in Hollywood. But we rarely hear of female celebs packing on the muscles. For the ladies, it’s all about the curves. Although there are some who prefer to pack on the muscles.
Want to know who they are? Let’s check out the 12 Female Celebrities Who Are Packing On The Muscles.
12. Gina Carano
Gina Carano is an actress, TV personality, fitness model, and former mixed martial artist. From her background alone we already know that she has always been one of the tough girls. Even at a young age, she was already into sports. She became so popular in the field of MMA that she was named the “face of women’s MMA” although she rejected the title.
Although she hs retired from MMA, we can still see her fighting prowess in full display through her acting. She is being put on display as the next potential female action hero. No need for a stunt double.
11. Zoe Saldana
Zoe Saldana has been known to have a slender physique. Before she rose to fame as an A-list celebrity she was a dancer. So being fit is on top of her list.
Since her breakthrough role on the film Avatar, she has been playing the tough female roles. Zoe continued her successful career with films such as Colombiana, Guardians of the Galaxy and both Star Trek sequels, Star Trek Into Darkness, and Star Trek Beyond.
10. Gal Gadot
As the next Wonder Woman, Gal Gadot has no time to relax. But Gal Gadot came prepared and gave the title justice. Before earning the role, she has been part of the Fast and the Furious franchise. So just that we know that she is one tough gal (pun intended).
Now she’s putting in serious work at the gym to become the newest Wonder Woman. In order to be convincing next to other buffed heroes, she had to undergo some serious work at the gym. With a costume that reveals almost everything, there was no cheating the cameras. For Gal, it’s challenge accepted.
9. Lena Headey
Lena Headey was scouted at 17 and worked steadily in small and supporting roles in films throughout the 90s. But she finally got her big break in in big-budget films like The Brothers Grimm, 300, and The Red Baron.
But more than that, she is well-known for playing the abominable yet complex Cersei Lannister in the Game of Thrones. Her performance earned her nominations and awards. But things didn’t stop there. She continued to play tough female roles and continued to work her muscles out.
8. Jada Pinkett Smith
Jada Pinkett Smith has always been known to be a tough girl. She does not only have that tough attitude but she also matched it with her tough and muscular body. She oozes with confidence thanks to a killer body.
With a super toned core, rippling abs, and bulging biceps there isn’t an actress that intimidates us more. She has appeared in more than 20 films in a variety of genres. Whatever role she plays, her muscles are here to stay.
7. Morena Baccarin
Morena Baccarin is one of Hollywood’s best kept secrets in the sci-fi world. She has starring roles in Firefly, V, and now Deadpool. We are sure that she will get recognized sooner or later for her talent. As the significant other of Ryan Reynolds in Deadpool, she had to prove that she could shoulder her share of the load. Unfortunately for
Unfortunately for her, things don’t always end up going well for the girlfriends of superheroes. We are holding out hope, however, because we sure would love to see this Brazilian star in more Marvel films.
6. Daisy Ridley
The freshest face of the newest Star Wars enterprise will take a little bit of getting used to. One look at Daisy Ridley will have you sold as she is cute as a button, charismatic, and classically beautiful to boot. It takes more than a pretty smile and conventional good looks to become the cornerstone of one of the world’s largest franchises and Daisy worked her butt off to get there.
As Rey, rumored to be a promising Jedi, Daisy had to stay in game shape all throughout filming for Star Wars VII. In order to keep herself toned and fit for fight scenes, she had to follow a strict workout regimen and diet. The English celeb documented her fitness journey through her Instagram. You can say her hard work paid off as this is one of the most well-received entries into Star Wars as well as the highest grossing film — of all time!
5. Cameron Diaz
The slender and long-legged former fashion model has been a Hollywood darling for the past couple of years. Her acting and comedic talent is loved by America which is why she is one of the highest-grossing and highest-paid actress in Hollywood.
And not only that, as she seems to be getting better with age. The 40 something actress looks fitter than ever. Her well-toned arms, tight core, and strong legs have our attention. She even looks better than her younger co-actors. Her hard work has definitely paid off.
4. Lily James
The classically beautiful and elegant Lily James makes an effortless princess which is why she perfectly fit the role of Cinderella. But she can also kick some butt.
As Elizabeth Bennet in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, she needed to put on some muscle in order to be the convincing zombie killer that the film needed. This zombie slaying princess is one to watch out for. She still looks stunning while slaying zombies.
3. Emily Blunt
The British-American film and stage actress is surprisingly getting leaner and meaner. The former The Devil Wears Prada star has traded her stilettos for some more iron pumping roles. And she did not disappoint.
As the alien butt kicking Rita in the Edge of Tomorrow she has instantly become one of our favorite female action stars. She has combined the delicate manners of her British upbringing with a muscular body and penchant for action but still looks like royalty.
2. Kaley Cuoco
Kaley Cuoco jumped into the hearts of nerds and sitcom fans everywhere thanks to her work as Penny on The Big Bang Theory. Aside from stealing hearts as Penny, she also appeared in several films. Her sense of humor and a tight and toned temple has kept our eyes glued on her.
She’s frequently spotted working out at the gym and we can definitely see her hard work. She’s not only gorgeous but has a body to die for. She continues to change her look and so far we like what we’re seeing.
1. Jennifer Lopez
The forever youthful and original booty queen is definitely getting better with age. The 40 something Latina superstar is showing off her well-toned body and that looking good is hard work. We can see her hard work and she can kick some serious butts with those muscles.
She’s not only rich, famous and powerful but she’s also a mom of two kids. With a long list of achievements, J.Lo has proved that she is superwoman.
These muscular female celebs can seriously kick some butt yet they still look drop dead gorgeous. Who says women can’t do what men do? These female celebs have proved that they can work side by side with other buffed actors and still stand out. Looking at these celebs makes you want to go to the gym and pump some iron. It’s the New Year so there’s no better time to start your fitness journey.