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50 Most Beautiful Atlantans 2013

Atlanta, the beautiful! From doctors, entrepreneurs and philanthropists to models, celebrities and athletes, we’ve rounded up the 50 Most Beautiful ladies and gents in the city. 

Jamie Kelton: Certified training specialist, The Scheduling Institute
Age: 26
Originally from: Marietta, Ga.
Neighborhood: Buckhead
Relationship status: Single
Saying that The University of Alabama alum Jamie Kelton is a knockout is an understatement. The statuesque blonde—cover girl for the Atlanta Falcons swimsuit calendar in 2011—was the first runner-up to Miss Georgia USA 2013 and heads back to the pageant stage this month, where she hopes to take home the crown. But don’t let her looks fool you—Kelton can knock back a brew and scream “Roll Tide!” with the most die-hard Bama fans. Her hobbies include volunteering with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Snapchatting and brunching… and did we mention she’s funny? Look for her at Privé, Tin Lizzy’s Cantina and King + Duke.

Brian Lyle: Vice president, C&B Enterprises LLC
Age: 33
Originally from: Birmingham, Ala.
Neighborhood: Buckhead
Relationship status: In a relationship
So let’s just throw this out there: Brian Lyle is superhot. But he’s also supergenerous. Since 2008, Lyle has been sponsoring an underprivileged child through Save the Children, supports nonprofit Red Mountain Grace and says, “It’s been a great reality check.” The Auburn University alum loves to spend time longboarding through the streets and parks of Atlanta with his 2012 Most Beautiful girlfriend and running the family business with his look-alike brother. Find him at Terminal West, Apres Diem and JCT Kitchen & Bar (obviously, he’s pretty hard to miss).

Sandra Cauley: Mrs. Georgia United States 2013, and singer
Age: 27
Originally from: Westchester, N.Y.
Neighborhood: Alpharetta
Relationship status: Married
Sandra Cauley is used to sharing the spotlight with her rising-star hubby—and she’s not sweating it, either. She took the crown at this year’s Mrs. Georgia United States competition and is a passionate ambassador for the Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndrome Foundation. The twosome sponsor a child in Uganda through The 410 Bridge and also enjoy traveling the world together. The unstoppable duo even got engaged in beautiful Monte Carlo, Monaco! Catch them at Aria, Yebo and Fellini’s Pizza.

Chris Cauley: Singer/songwriter
Age: 29
Originally from: Cumming, Ga.
Neighborhood: Alpharetta
Relationship status: Married
Chris Cauley and his wife, Sandra, are the epitome of a power couple. Cauley has been killing it as a singer/songwriter for years, but hit the national stage for the first time through NBC’s The Voice under the mentorship of Maroon 5’s Adam Levine. Career highlights for Cauley include being invited to sing for Michelle Obama and spending a day listening in on Justin Timberlake’s sound check in London. (Jealous!) Cauley is passionate about Songs for Kids Foundation, Lighthouse Family Retreat and many more charities. Find him with his lady at 10 Degrees South where they first met. Too cute!

Brittany Sharp: Miss Georgia USA 2013
Age: 22
Originally from: Roswell, Ga.
Neighborhood: Buckhead
Relationship status: Single
Don’t judge the beautiful Brittany Sharp by her Miss Georgia USA 2013 title. This University of Georgia grad can throw a football like one of the boys and talk sports with the best of them—just two of the many reasons we’re proud to have her rep our state and nab a spot on this list. “People love to assume that pageant girls are only into being girly girls, but I love to show off my arm!” she explains. In fact, Sharp feels sexiest in a Braves hat, yoga pants and Nike kicks; she strength-trains three days a week at Urban Body Fitness in Midtown; and bests that record by hitting the cardio circuit at Flywheel Sports six times a week. When she’s not killing it at the gym or volunteering with Cure Childhood Cancer, Susan G. Komen for the Cure or Best Buddies International (because she does that, too), catch her at King + Duke, The Ivy Buckhead and Five Paces.

Canicka Cabarras: On-air host, FOX Sports South; and actress/singer, People Store
Age: 25
Originally from: Chesapeake, Va.
Neighborhood: Buckhead
Relationship status: Single
Georgia State University grad Canicka Cabarras knew from a young age that she was destined for the TV screen. “I used to turn the television on mute, put captions on and mimic anchor commentators on television,” she reveals. The acting paid off! She currently serves as an on-air host for FOX Sports South and has her M·A·C certification in makeup to go glam like a pro. Cabarras’ passion for charity work also started at a young age. She’s served as a global ambassador for Women’s Sports Foundation, encouraging kids to get active since she was in middle school. Look for her at The Capital Grille, STK and Park Tavern.

Coy Wire: Sports analyst, FOX Sports 1
Age: 34
Originally from: Camp Hill, Penn.
Neighborhood: Virginia-Highland
Relationship status: Married
You probably recognize Coy Wire from his days as a linebacker and safety for the Atlanta Falcons and Buffalo Bills, but this Stanford University grad is something of a Renaissance man. “I love antiques. I often go man-tiquing. I’m also learning to play the piano and stand-up paddleboard,” he reveals. A man of many talents, indeed! This jock is a total softie at heart, though, and on the board of directors for Make-A-Wish Foundation, a charity both he and his wifey are passionate about. Find this foodie at Panita Thai Kitchen, Cypress Street Pint & Plate and Highland Tap.

Claire Wire: Interior designer, Claire Wire Interiors
Age: 28
Originally from: Phoenix, Ariz.
Neighborhood: Virginia-Highland
Relationship status: Married
Budding interior designer Claire Wire is building a rep in A-Town for her artful eye, backed by degrees from Loyola Marymount University and The Art Institute of Atlanta. Like her hubby, she’s heavily involved with Make-A-Wish Foundation and loves to stay fit by running, biking and swimming. When she and her man aren’t hosting game nights at their Va-Hi home, she’s either at Cakes & Ale or Sister Louisa’s Church of the Living Room and Ping Pong Emporium, or getting down at Johnny’s Hideaway.

Matt Lanter: Actor
Age: 30
Originally from: Canton, Ohio
Neighborhood: Suwanee
Relationship status: Married
Let’s all let out one major swoon for actor Matt Lanter. From his piercing eyes to his tousled locks, Lanter is hot, hot, hot. But he’s also got the talent to keep him in the industry for years to come. His impressive résumé already includes leading roles in the CW’s 90210, the network’s upcoming series Star-Crossed and stints on Grey’s Anatomy, Heroes and Big Love. While he spends a good amount of time in Hollywood for work, he’s a Georgia boy at heart, having studied at The University of Georgia and served as a bat boy for the Atlanta Braves. Look for him at down-home faves Dillard’s Barbecue, Zaxby’s and Bahama Breeze when he’s in town.

Anastasia Peck: Lash artist, Blink & Wink Eyelash Extensions & Brow Design; and actress
Age: 25
Originally from: Kaliningrad, Russia
Neighborhood: Decatur
Relationship status: In a relationship
Russian bombshell Anastasia Peck is beautifying the ladies of Atlanta through her eyelash extension company, Blink & Wink Eyelash Extensions & Brow Design, with celebs like Dania Ramirez raving about her pampering aptitude. Peck is also a trained professional ballroom dancer currently gearing up for the premiere of her indie-flick debut in the horror film Prosper. She loves giving back through fundraising events all over town and hitting hot spots King + Duke, Divan Restaurant & Hookah Lounge and Vanquish Lounge on the weekends.

Ally Rivera: Senior marketing executive, MGM Resorts International; and international model, CR Model Management & Scouting/Elite Model Management
Age: 26
Originally from: Clearwater Beach, Fla.
Neighborhood: Midtown
Relationship status: In a relationship
Jet-setter Ally Rivera has traveled the world on her good looks, modeling in Asia, China, the Philippines and more. She’s graced the cover of Women’s Running Magazine and has been featured in Men’s Health for her pretty face and taut bod. But she’s also conquering the hospitality industry as a senior marketing exec for MGM Resorts International, dealing with VIP clients and creating one-of-a-kind travel experiences. Rivera is also looking out for her inner circle. She recently helped a friend get a free prosthetic leg after a tragic motorcycle accident via charity 50 Legs. Catch her (when she’s in town!) at Vanquish Lounge, Aja Restaurant & Bar and Antico Pizza.

Porsha Stewart: Reality star, Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Atlanta; and owner, Naked Hair and P.S. Teeth Whitening
Age: 32
Originally from: Ellenwood, Ga.
Neighborhood: Duluth
Relationship status: Single
As the granddaughter of civil rights leader and philanthropist Rev. Hosea Williams, giving back runs in Porsha Stewart’s blood. She actively takes part in her family’s charity, Hosea Feed the Hungry. And while she may be most recognized as a cast member of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Atlanta, don’t write this beauty off as a mere reality star—the biz savvy bombshell recently launched Naked Hair and P.S. Teeth Whitening, through which she’s empowering women to feel beautiful both inside and out. Find her at Divan Restaurant & Hookah Lounge, Yebo and Ruth’s Chris Steak House.

They’ve all got the goods on the outside, but they each charmed us with what they’ve got on the inside, too. We’re talking impressive educations, hours of charity work and climbing the ladder both professionally and personally. Meet this stunning set on Nov. 16 at Vanquish Lounge, where the 50 will flaunt what they’ve got. Now, the only thing left to ask is, who’s the most beautiful of them all? We’ll let you decide!

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