Since 1985, every year the American People magazine has named the sexiest living man of the year. In total, 36 people received this title, including the sexiest couple.
On Tuesday, November 11, American actor Paul Rudd received the title of the Sexiest Living Man of the Year.
It is interesting that the title of the Sexiest Men Living, according to People magazine, is received overwhelmingly by actors, only five “foreigners” crept into their slender ranks – three musicians John Legend, Blake Shelton and Adam Levine, football player David Beckham and journalist John Kennedy. Jr.
Four men have twice been awarded this honorary title – Johnny Depp, George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Richard Gere. Two received the title of the Sexiest Man already at a respectable age – these are Sean Connery (59) and Harrison Ford (56).
Among the men on the list was a woman – Cindy Crawford. In 1993 and 1994, she and her husband Richard Gere were the most popular. Therefore, they made an exception for them and were awarded as the Sexiest Couple.
There are already losses on the list – Patrick Swayze died in 2009 after a long illness, John F. Kennedy Jr. died in a plane crash in 1999 and Sean Connery died at the age of 90 in October 2020.
And so, who are they – the sexiest men alive today? And do you agree with the choice?
2021. Paul Rudd
What he said when he heard the news: “I think that people, when they hear that I was called the Sexiest Man of the Year, will say:“ What? ” Believe me, this is not false modesty. There are so many guys worthy of this status besides me.”
2020. Michael B. Jordan
What he said when he heard the news: “This is cool. I was often poked fun at: “Mike, that’s the only thing you probably won’t get.” It’s great to be a part of this great club.”
2019. John Legend
American singer and pianist
What he said when he heard the news: “I am delighted, but at the same time I am a little scared, because the title of the Sexiest Man in the World imposes a certain responsibility. I will be followed and discussed to see if I am sexy enough to be called such a high title. I got it after Idris Alba, it’s unfair and somehow not right.”
2018. Idris Elba
What he said when he heard the news: “Come on, no. Indeed?” I went to look at myself in the mirror: “Yes, today you are so sexy …”, I said to myself. And to be honest, yes, this is a pleasant surprise. The thought that I have become the sexiest man alive in the world flatters my ego.”
2017. Blake Shelton
American country singer
What he said when he heard the news: “It must be that all the beautiful men in the world have already ended.”
2016. Dwayne Johnson
American actor and wrestler
What he said when he heard the news: “Wow, I almost reached the top.”
2015. David Beckham
What he said when he heard the news: “I never felt like an attractive, sexy person.”
2014. Chris Hemsworth
2013. Adam Levine
American musician, leader of the band Maroon 5
What he said when he heard the news: “I think that this title will become an occasion for jokes among my friends in the next 20 years.”
2012. Channing Tatum
American actor, producer and model
What he said when he heard the news: “At first I thought:“ Are you laughing? ”My wife said the same thing when she found out about it.”
2011. Bradley Cooper
What he said when he heard the news: “I thought it was really cool when a guy who does not look like a model can get such a title. Sometimes I can look great, and sometimes I look just awful.