This stunning beauty first got Young Hollywood's attention playing a preacher's daughter on the hit series, "7th Heaven." Though she rose to fame as an actress, she initially pursued a career as a vocalist. She starred in productions of Annie and The Sound of Music before being discovered at a modeling conference at the age of 14. It wasn't long before she parlayed her striking looks and impressive acting talent into a successful film career. Biel proved her incredible range, appearing in action flicks such as Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Blade: Trinity as well dramatic films like The Illusionist and Elizabethtown.
On top of her success as an actress she was also named "Sexiest Woman Alive" by Esquire magazine in 2005. Making sure to leave time for charity, Biel co-founded the Make the Difference Network, a cause-oriented social network that connects non-profit organizations with donors and sponsors. This giving and gorgeous actress continues to impress audiences with her powerful performances and is sure to be around for a long time to come.
She does not like wearing makeup and prefers to go without it.
As a child, she idolized soccer star Mia Hamm.
Her favorite book is The Way of the Peaceful Warrior.
Her teen crush was Mark-Paul Gosselaar from the hit TV series "Saved by the Bell."