43. Diora Baird
Issue: August 2005
In the 21st century, celebrity can be a tricky thing to define, especially in light of reality TV and lad-mag-inspired model fanaticism. So, Diora Baird, a woman famous for being stunningly beautiful and enthusiastically naked.
She got the cover of Playboy seven years ago and turned in one of the best pictorials of the era, all based on the faith that she was going to be a huge star. She's not a huge star by any objective measure, but she's a huge star to us.