The actress and former beauty queen Vanessa Williams turns 50 today and we can't help but wonder how?!

Vanessa's career has been full of blockbuster movies, musicals on Broadway, and television shows including her recent appearance on the hit show, "Ugly Betty." All of this success means one thing, a lot of red carpet appearances!

We take a look back at some of Vanessa's most memorable red carpet looks in today's Top 9 at 9.