The ultimate list of hottest male celebrities of all time

From Zac Efron and Ryan Reynolds to Shawn Mendes and Timothee Chalamet, celebrate the sexiest men alive with a saucy list of the hottest male celebrities of all time.

Updated on Sep 09, 2023  |  05:34 PM IST |  13.1M
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Right from Hollywood actors and sports legends to singers, this time we have carefully curated the ultimate list of the hottest male celebrities that are also exceptionally talented at what they do. Honestly, there has never been a lack of good-looking celebs when it comes to the entertainment industry. However, in this article, we have taken it upon ourselves to list down Hollywood heartthrobs that certainly are the Hottest male celebrities in the world. 

Right from the legendary heart stealer George Clooney and forever celebrity crushes like David Beckham to mysteriously hot Zayn Malik and irresistibly witty Ryan Reynolds, we are here to celebrate the hottest male celebrities who certainly make your heart skip a beat with their drool-worthy looks. 

 

25 sexiest male celebrities of all time 

1. Timothee Chalamet


 

Timothee Chalamet

  • Birth name: Timothée Hal Chalamet
  • Date of Birth: December 27, 1995
  • Age: 27
  • Place of birth: New York City, U.S.
  • Profession: Actor
  • Nationality: United States, France
  • Years active: 2007–present

The actor has been in the limelight for being one of the hottest male celebrities ever since his 2017 movie Call Me by Your Name. In fact, Chalamet also received an Oscar nomination for this Luca Guadagnino movie. The handsome hunk has managed to win hearts ever since and has been named one of the Sexiest Men Alive by People magazine in 2019 and then again in 2023. 

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Timothée Chalamet 5 Popular Movies List:

  • Call Me By Your Name (2017)
  • Dune (2021)
  • Little Women (2019)
  • Bones and All (2022)
  • Lady Bird (2017)

2. Zac Efron

Zac Efron

  • Birth name: Zachary David Alexander Efron
  • Date of Birth: October 18, 1987 
  • Age: 35
  • Place of birth: San Luis Obispo, California, U.S.
  • Profession: Actor
  • Nationality: American
  • Years active: 2002- Present 

Although Zac Efron made a place in our hearts as a sweet high school boy years ago when he played Troy Bolton in High School Musical, he is now one of the hottest men alive. The man not only has a huge fan base but has won a number of awards and accolades. Looking for a Zac Efron movie where he looked hotter than ever, you must watch Baywatch right away. (Thank us, later). He has been voted the sexiest man alive twice, once in 2017 and then again in 2023.

Zac Efron 5 Popular Movies List:

  • Neighbors (2014)
  • Dirty Grandpa (2016)
  • 17 Again (2009)
  • Hairspray (2007)
  • The Paperboy (2012)

3. Michael B. Jordan

Michael B. Jordan

  • Birth name: Michael Bakari Jordan
  • Date of Birth: February 9, 1987 
  • Age: 36
  • Place of birth: Santa Ana, California, U.S. 
  • Profession: Actor, Producer 
  • Nationality:  American
  • Years active: 1998 - Present 

Michael Bakari Jordan, popularly known for his role as Erik Killmonger in Black Panther was People’s Sexiest Man Alive in 2020. In fact, he also made a place in Time Magazine’s list of 100 most influential people in the world. The Black Panther has been seen in a number of hit movies including, Creed II, Creed III, Space Jam: A New Legacy, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, and many more. 

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Michael B. Jordan 5 Popular Movies List:

  • Creed III (2023)
  • Creed II (2015)
  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022)
  • Chronicle (2012)
  • Black Panther (2018)

4. Chris Hemsworth

Chris Hemsworth

  • Birth name: Christopher Hemsworth
  • Date of Birth: 11 August 1983 
  • Age: 40
  • Place of birth: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Profession: Actor, Producer
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Years active: 2002- Present

No list of good-looking men can be complete without Chris Hemsworth’s mention. The man is a Marvel superhero for God’s sake. Aside from gaining massive popularity for his 2011 iconic Marvel debut as Thor, the man was even named the Sexiest Man Alive by People in 2014. If you have been looking for Chris Hemsworth movies, you must go for Spiderhead, Extraction, Interceptor, or one of his hit movies from the Marvel Cinematic Universe Collection.

Chris Hemsworth 5 Popular Movies List:

  • Avengers: Endgame (2019) 
  • Rush (2013) 
  • The Avengers (2012) 
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018) 
  • Thor (2011) 

5. Chris Evans

Chris Evans

  • Birth name: Christopher Robert Evans
  • Date of Birth: June 13, 1981
  • Age: 42
  • Place of birth: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
  • Profession: Actor
  • Nationality: American
  • Years active: 1997 - Present 

Well, when it comes to the hottest male celebrities that are also Marvel superheroes, we certainly have one more Chris and trust us, we cannot pick favorites. Chris Evans is another hot Hollywood hunk who managed to make his way into the hearts of audiences for his good looks and exceptional acting. Watch the best of Chris Evans as Captain America in the 2011 Marvel hit called Captain America: The First Avenger and Avengers: Endgame.

Chris Evans 5 Popular Movies List:

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  • The Avengers (2012) 
  • Knives Out (2019)
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) 
  • Snowpiercer (2013) 
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019) 

6. Paul Rudd

Paul Rudd

  • Birth name: Paul Stephen Rudd
  • Date of Birth: April 6, 1969
  • Age: 54
  • Place of birth: Passaic, New Jersey, U.S.
  • Profession: Actor, Producer, Screenwriter
  • Nationality: American
  • Years active: 1991-Present 

Best known for his role as Mike Hannigan, Phoebe Buffays's husband in the iconic television series titled Friends, Paul Rudd is one of the actors who doesn't seem to age. In fact, the man was named the Sexiest Man alive by People in 2021 which certainly makes him one of the prime candidates in our list of hottest male celebrities. With a gorgeous grin and exceptionally green eyes, Paul has managed to garner a lot of love for his roles as MCU’s Ant-Man, and his performances in Parks and Recreation, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, The Shrink Next Door, and many more.

Paul Rudd 5 Popular Movies List:

  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
  • The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)
  • This Is 40 (2012)
  • Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)
  • Ant-Man (2015)

7. Henry Golding

Henry Golding

  • Birth name: Henry Ewan Golding
  • Date of Birth: 5 February 1987
  • Age: 36
  • Place of birth: Betong, Sarawak, Malaysia
  • Profession: Actor, Television Host
  • Nationality: British, Malaysian
  • Years active: 2009-Present

Yes, the gorgeous Asian actor who played the role of Nicholas Young in Crazy Rich Asians is another one of Hollywood’s hottest men. If you have already watched Crazy Rich Asians we highly recommend adding Henry Golding's 2019 film called Last Christmas opposite Emilia Clarke to simply swoon over the 36-year-old actors’ looks.

Henry Golding 5 Popular Movies List:

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  • The Gentlemen (2019)
  • Crazy Rich Asians (2018)
  • A Simple Favor (2018)
  • Persuasion (2022)
  • Star Wars: Visions (2021– )

8. David Beckham

David Beckham

  • Birth name: David Robert Joseph Beckham
  • Date of Birth: 2 May 1975 
  • Age: 48
  • Place of birth: London, England
  • Profession: Footballer, Businessman
  • Nationality: English
  • Years active: 20-year

One of the most prominent former professional footballers, David Beckham has been one of the biggest crushes of all time. Married to Victoria Beckham, David has only gotten hotter with his age. The man has been the face of Armani since 2008 and has even been named the Sexiest Man Alive by People in 2015. He is indeed one of the hottest male celebrities the world has ever seen. 

David Beckham 5 Popular Movies/TV Credits:

  • Modern Family (2020)
  • King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
  • The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015)
  • Haig Club: Welcome (Short) (2014)
  • Goal! The Dream Begins (2005)

9. Henry Cavill

Henry Cavill

  • Birth name: Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill
  • Date of Birth: 5 May 1983 
  • Age: 40
  • Place of birth: St Helier, Jersey
  • Profession: Actor
  • Nationality: British
  • Years active: 2001-Present

There is something about British men that make them irresistible. Speaking of British men, Henry Cavill is one of the sexiest British actors that certainly makes to our list of hottest male celebrities. Looking for the best of Henry Cavill movies, we highly recommend watching, The Tudors, Netflix’s The Witcher, Sherlock Holmes, Enola Holmes, and Mission: Impossible – Fallout.

Henry Cavill 5 Popular Movies List:

  • Stardust (2007)
  • The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
  • Immortals (2011)
  • The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015)
  • Sand Castle (2017)

10. Kim Tae-Hyung

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  • Birth name: Kim Tae-Hyung
  • Date of Birth: December 30, 1995
  • Age: 27
  • Place of birth: Daegu, South Korea
  • Profession: Singer, Song Writer 
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Years active: 2013-Present

When it comes to listing the hottest male celebrities of all time, Korean men have certainly managed to rob hearts. Speaking of hot Korean men Kim Tae-Hyung popularly known as BTS’ V certainly makes the list. In fact, the K-pop star has not only been a singing sensation but has worked as an actor, composer, and also record producer. The gorgeously talented man is amongst the sexiest men alive. The best songs given by him include “Scenery,” “Sweet Night 4 O’Clock,” “Even If I Die It’s You,” and several others. 

Kim Tae-Hyung 5 Popular songs list:

  • DNA (Love Yourself: Her, 2017) 
  • Fake Love (Love Yourself: Tear, 2018) 
  • Spring Day (You Never Walk Alone, 2017) 
  • Not Today (You Never Walk Alone, 2017) 
  • Save Me (The Most Beautiful Moment In Life: Young Forever, 2016)

11. Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds

  • Birth name: Ryan Rodney Reynolds
  • Date of Birth: 23 October 1976 
  • Age: 46
  • Place of birth: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Profession: Actor, Businessman, Producer, Investor Philanthropist
  • Nationality: American, Canadian 
  • Years active: 1991-Present

When it comes to the most thirsted-over celebrities, Ryan Reynolds is certainly the name. The man is not only acknowledged by the ladies but is crushed on by men as well. He’s fit, he’s handsome he is exceptionally witty and he is Blake Lively’s iconic husband. Watch the most of Ryan Reynolds in Hollywood hits like Deadpool, Green Lantern, The Adam Project, Free Guy, and Red Notice.

Ryan Reynolds 5 Popular Movies List:

  • Deadpool (2016)
  • Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)
  • Ted (2012)
  • Mississippi Grind (2015)
  • Deadpool 2 (2018)

12. Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling

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  • Birth name: Ryan Thomas Gosling
  • Date of Birth: November 12, 1980
  • Age: 42
  • Place of birth: London, Ontario, Canada
  • Profession: Actor
  • Nationality: Canadian
  • Years active: 1993-Present

Another Ryan that’s certainly a hottie is the La La Land actor Ryan Gosling. In fact, Gosling has been charming the ladies with his looks ever since he was seen in The Notebook and has only been aging with utmost grace. If you want to watch the best of Ryan Gosling, go for movies like Barbie, The Gray Man, First Man. Blade Runner 2045, Crazy Stupid Love, and many more. 

Ryan Gosling 5 Popular Movies List:

  • La La Land (2016)
  • The Notebook (2004)
  • Blue Valentine (2010)
  • Drive (2011)
  • The Believer (2001)

13. Jason Momoa

 Jason Momoa

  • Birth name: Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa
  • Date of Birth: August 1, 1979 
  • Age: 44
  • Place of birth: Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
  • Profession: Actor, Filmmaker
  • Nationality: American
  • Years active: 1999-Present

While the handsome hunk made his acting debut in Baywatch: Hawaii, he gained massive popularity when he was seen as Aquaman in the D.C. cinematic universe and also when he starred opposite Emilia Clarke as Khal Drogo in Game of Thrones. It’s needless to say that the 43-year-old is only growing hotter by age and is one of the hottest male celebrities of all time. 

Jason Momoa 5 Popular Movies List:

  • Conan the Barbarian (2011)
  • Wolves (2014)
  • Braven (2018)
  • Bullet to the Head (2012)
  • Aquaman (2018)

14. Idris Elba

 Idris Elba

  • Birth name: Idrissa Akuna Elba
  • Date of Birth: 6 September 1972 (age 50)
  • Age: 50
  • Place of birth: London, England
  • Profession: Actor, Producer, Disc Jockey, Rapper, Singer
  • Nationality: British
  • Years active: 1994-Present

Another dashing man with a sexy British accent who has managed to grab attention for his swoon-worthy looks has been Idris Elba. The man has certainly been a celebrity crush for many and was even named the Sexiest Man Alive by People in 2018. We highly recommend you watch the best of Idris Elba movies and shows like The Wire, Luther, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, American Gangster, Obsessed, Prometheus, Thor, The Suicide Squad, Beasts of No Nation, and many more. 

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Idris Elba 5 Popular Movies List:

  • Prometheus (2012)
  • Thor (2011)
  • American Gangster (2007)
  • Thor: The Dark World (2013)
  • The Take (2016)

15. Zayn Malik

Zayn Malik

  • Birth name: Zain Javadd Malik
  • Date of Birth: 12 January 1993 
  • Age: 30
  • Place of birth: Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
  • Profession: Singer
  • Nationality: British
  • Years active: 2010-Present

Zayn Malik became an internet sensation as part of his band One Direction but he managed to stand out as one of the Hottest male celebrities when he began his solo singing career with his solo song titled Pillowtalk famous for featuring his former girlfriend, Gigi Hadid. After which, he gave a number of hit songs that certainly helped him in maintaining his celebrity crush status for his young fans out there. In 2020, Zayn and Gigi were also in the limelight for welcoming their first baby daughter named Khai.

Zayn Malik 5 Popular song List:

  • Let Me
  • Dusk Till Dawn
  • I Don’t Wanna Live Forever
  • Vibez
  • Pillowtalk (Mind Of Mine)

16. Harry Styles

Harry Styles

  • Birth name: Harry Edward Styles
  • Date of Birth: 1 February 1994 
  • Age: 29
  • Place of birth: Redditch, Worcestershire, England
  • Profession: Singer, Song Writer, Actor
  • Nationality: 
  • Years active: 2010-Present

Another One Direction singer that made it to the list of hottest male celebrities is Harry Styles. The man has the sweetest smile, a fabulous gender-fluid fashion taste, and an exceptionally soothing voice, not only that he has had an iconically long list of celebrity exes as well. Styles has famously dated Taylor Swift, Georgia Fowler, and more. 

Harry Styles 5 Popular Songs List:

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  • As It Was
  • Watermelon Sugar 
  • Late Night Talking
  • Satellite
  • Adore You

17. George Clooney

George Clooney

  • Birth name: George Timothy Clooney
  • Date of Birth: May 6, 1961 
  • Age: 62
  • Place of birth: Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.
  • Profession: Actor, Director, Producer, Screenwriter
  • Nationality: American
  • Years active: 1978–present

The 61-year-old Oscar-winning actor has managed to win hearts for decades. While today he is one of the biggest and hottest Hollywood stars, he gained popularity after he was cast in the famous NBC show called ER in the late ’90s. Clooney is one of the stars who has been featured twice as the Sexiest Man Alive for People in the years 1997 and 2006. To watch the best of George Clooney you must watch, From Dusk till Dawn, Batman & Robin, Out of Sight, and Three Kings among several others. 

George Clooney 5 Popular Movies List:

  • From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) 
  • Ocean's Eleven (2001) 
  • Up in the Air (2009) 
  • Ocean's Thirteen (2007)
  • Out of Sight (1998)

18. Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt

  • Birth name: William Bradley Pitt
  • Date of Birth: December 18, 1963
  • Age: 59
  • Place of birth: Shawnee, Oklahoma, U.S.
  • Profession: Actor, Film Producer
  • Nationality: American
  • Years active: 1987-present

Your heart will have to be made of stone if it doesn't flutter when you see Brad Pitt on the big screen. It was right after he was seen in Thelma & Louise he managed to make cinematic history. In fact, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Pitt has also been named the Sexiest Man Alive twice in 1995 and 2000. If you are looking for Brad Pitt movies and shows, you must go for Babylon, Bullet Train, The Lost City, One Upon a Time in Hollywood, and Mr. and Mrs. Smith among many others.  

Brad Pitt 5 Popular Movies List:

  • Fight Club (1999)
  • Se7en (1995) 
  • Inglourious Basterds (2009)
  • Snatch (2000) 
  • 12 Years a Slave (2013)

19. Maluma

Maluma

  • Birth name: Juan Luis Londoño Arias
  • Date of Birth: 28 January 1994 
  • Age: 29
  • Place of birth: Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
  • Profession: Rapper, Singer
  • Nationality: Colombian
  • Years active: 2010-present

One of the hottest Columbian singers the world has known, Maluma not only has over sixty million followers but has a pretty sexy profile. He was on the cover of the Sexiest Men Alive by People in 2020. To listen to the best of Maluma, listen to his hit songs including Tukoh Taka, Borro Cassette, Sobrio, Hola Señorita, Mojando Asientos, Hawái, and El perdedor among several others. 

Maluma 5 Popular songs List:

  • Chantaje, Shakira featuring Maluma
  • Felices Los 4, Maluma
  • Borro Cassette, Maluma
  • El Perdedor, Maluma featuring Yandel
  • Vente Pa’Ca, Ricky Martin featuring Maluma

20. Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes

  • Birth name: Shawn Peter Raul Mendes
  • Date of Birth: August 8, 1998 
  • Age: 25
  • Place of birth: Pickering, Ontario, Canada
  • Profession: Singer, Song Writer, Musician
  • Nationality: Canadian
  • Years active: 2013-present

It’s impossible to not have a massive crush on Shawn Mendes if you have had the pleasure of watching the music video of the hit song Señorita. Right from his first song called “Life of the Party,” in 2014, Mendes has been a Hollywood heartthrob and has blessed his fans with a pretty hot campaign for Calvin Klein.

Shawn Mendes 5 Popular Songs List:

  • Stitches (2015)
  • Mercy (2016) 
  • Treat You Better (2016) 
  • I Know What You Did Last Summer (2016)
  • There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back, featuring Camila Cabello (2017)

21. Drake

Drake

  • Birth name: Aubrey Drake Graham
  • Date of Birth: October 24, 1986 
  • Age: 36
  • Place of birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Profession: Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Businessman
  • Nationality: American, Canadian
  • Years active: 2001-present

Drake started his Hollywood career with the hit teenage show Degrassi where he played the role of Jimmy Brooks. In just a matter of years, Drake gained massive success as a rapper and singer with his iconic debut album, titled Thank Me Later. The handsome hunk has been rumored to have a number of high-profile relationships including, Rihanna, Bella Hadid, and even Jennifer Lopez.

Drake 5 Popular Songs List:

  • Passionfruit
  • Best I Ever Had
  • Hotline Bling
  • Rich Flex
  • Trust Issues

22. Dev Patel

Dev Patel

  • Birth name: Dev Patel
  • Date of Birth: 23 April 1990 
  • Age: 33
  • Place of birth: Harrow, London, England
  • Profession: Actor
  • Nationality: British 
  • Years active: 2006-present

This handsome British actor started his career at 17 with the series Skins where he played the role of Anwer. Soon, Dev Patel became a household name after being cast in the global hit Slumdog Millionaire. Witness just the right blend of poise and goofiness by Dev Patel in movies like Hotel Mumbai, and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel among others, Patel is certainly one of the Sexiest Men Alive!

 Dev Patel 5 Popular Movies List:

  • Lion (2016) 
  • Slumdog Millionaire (2008) 
  • Hotel Mumbai (2018)
  • The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011) 
  • The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015)

23. Regé-Jean Page

Regé-Jean Page

  • Birth name: Regé-Jean Page
  • Date of Birth: January 24, 1988 
  • Age: 35
  • Place of birth: London, England
  • Profession: Actor
  • Nationality: British
  • Years active: 2001–present

This Zimbabwean actor managed to make jaws drop with his smooth British accent when he played the character of Simon Basset, the Duke of Hastings in the famous Netflix show Bridgerton. Regé-Jean Page not only looked charming as the Duke but was an absolute treat for women viewers. It certainly broke hearts when Bridgerton fans heard Simon will not be seen in season 2. However, if you are looking for more performances by Regé-Jean you must be patient for his upcoming projects titled The Gray Man and Dungeons & Dragons.

Regé-Jean Page 5 Popular Movies and TV shows List:

  • Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves (2023) 
  • Bridgerton (2020– )
  • The Gray Man (2022)
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010) 
  • Saturday Night Live (1975– ) 

24. Richard Madden

Richard Madden

  • Birth name: Richard Madden
  • Date of Birth: 18 June 1986 
  • Age: 37
  • Place of birth: Elderslie, Renfrewshire, Scotland
  • Profession: Actor
  • Nationality: British
  • Years active: 1997–present

There’s no way, you have watched Cinderella and you think Richard Madden is not your prince charming. With soul-piercing baby blues eyes and that Scottish charm Madden is certainly one of the hottest male celebrities in the world. Apart from that iconic fairy tale movie the actor was also seen in Game of Thrones, Bodyguard, and Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Eternals. 

Richard Madden 5 Popular Movies and TV shows List:

  • Game of Thrones (2011–2019) 
  • 1917 (2019)
  • Rocketman (2019) 
  • Citadel (2023– )
  • Cinderella (2015) 

25. Jacob Elordi 

 Jacob Elordi 

  • Birth name: Jacob Elordi
  • Date of Birth: 26 June 1997 
  • Age: 26
  • Place of birth: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Profession: Actor
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Years active: 2015- Present

Whether you call him Noah Flynn for his role in the Netflix movie The Kissing Booth or Nate Jacobs for his role in the beloved HBO series Euphoria, Jacob Elordi has been stealing hearts with his cutest grin and well-built physique. Apart from the sweet boy next door roles, Jacob has also been cast in some of the darker films and TV shows, which included Euphoria, The Mortuary Collection, and Deep Water. 

Jacob Elordi 5 Popular Movies List:

  • The Kissing Booth (2018)
  • 2 Hearts (2020)
  • Deep Water (2022)
  • Priscilla (2023)
  • The Kissing Booth 3 (2021)

26. Manny Jacinto

Manny Jacinto

  • Birth name: Manuel Luis Jacinto
  • Date of Birth: August 19, 1987
  • Age: 36
  • Place of birth: Manila, Philippines
  • Profession: Actor
  • Nationality: Filipino-Canadian
  • Years active: 2012–present

Manny Jacinto's charm goes beyond his tipped jawline, perfect skin, and soothing voice. To explore more of the actors’ charm and talent we recommend watching Netflix’s The Good Place, where he plays the innocent Jason Mendoza which basically shot him to stardom. The man is one of the hottest and most desirable Asian actors in Hollywood right now.

Manny Jacinto 5 Popular Movies and TV shows List:

  • Top Gun: Maverick (2022) 
  • Once Upon a Time (2011–2018) 
  • The 100 (2014–2020) 
  • The Good Place (2016–2020) 
  • Nine Perfect Strangers (2021)

27. Penn Badgley

Penn Badgley

  • Birth name: Penn Dayton Badgley
  • Date of Birth: November 1, 1986
  • Age: 36
  • Place of birth: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  • Profession: Actor
  • Nationality: American
  • Years active: 1999-Present

We never knew someone could sound so sexy before we watched the Netflix drama titled You. Along with this Netflix show, Penn made girls drool over his looks and good-boy role as Dan Humphrey on the beloved CW show titled Gossip Girl. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, to Lynne Murphy Badgley and Duff Badgley, Penn Badgley is indeed the perfect boy next door even at 36. 

Penn Badgley 5 Popular Movies and TV shows List:

  • Gossip Girl (2007–2012) 
  • You (2018–2024) 
  • Will & Grace (1998–2020) 
  • The Stepfather (2009) 
  • Easy A (2010)

28. Can Yaman

Can Yaman

  • Birth name: Can Yaman
  • Date of Birth: November 8, 1989
  • Age: 33
  • Place of birth: Istanbul, Turkey
  • Profession: Actor, model, lawyer, athlete
  • Nationality: Turkish
  • Years active: 2013–present

Even if you are not more of a Turkish drama fan, you cannot deny the Turkish cast is unconventionally good-looking. One such beloved actor on our list is Can Yaman. The Golden Butterfly award-winning actor is popular for his performance in the famous Turkish romantic comedy Erkenci Kuş. You’d be surprised to know but this amazing-looking actor has a law degree and has even worked for a law firm before pursuing acting. He has recently launched his very own brand of perfume, called Can Yaman Mania.

Can Yaman 5 Popular Movies and TV Shows List:

  • Daydreamer (2018–2019)
  • Mr. Wrong (2020)
  • Dolunay (2017)
  • Viola (2022– )
  • El Turco (2023– )

29. Darren Barnet

 

Darren Barnet

  • Birth name: Darren Charles Barnet
  • Date of Birth: April 27, 1991
  • Age: 32
  • Place of birth: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Profession: Actor
  • Nationality: American
  • Years active: 2017–present

This charismatic American actor is famous for his role in the famous Netflix teen comedy-drama titled Never Have I Ever. In no time he managed to become everyone’s boy crush. Along with his cutest role in Never Have I Ever, he was also seen in the Netflix romantic comedy titled Love Hard.

Darren Barnet's 5 Popular Movies and TV Shows List:

  • Criminal Minds (2005– ) 
  • S.W.A.T. (2017–2023) 
  • This Is Us (2016–2022) 
  • Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013–2020) 
  • Never Have I Ever (2020–2023)

30. John Krasinski

John Krasinski

  • Birth name: John Burke Krasinski
  • Date of Birth: October 20, 1979 
  • Age: 43
  • Place of birth: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
  • Profession: Actor, film director, film producer, screenwriter
  • Nationality: American
  • Years active: 2000–present

Famous for his roles in The Office and A Quiet Place, John Krasinski is indeed one of the hottest men alive. While at first he was attractive due to his boy-next-door vibes but soon transformed his looks as he appeared with his rugged and ripped looks. But, he is not just another good-looking man in Hollywood, he is also a talented actor, director, film producer, and screenwriter. 

John Krasinski 5 Popular Movies List:

  • The Office (2005–2013) 
  • Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan (2018–2023) 
  • Arrested Development (2003–2019) 
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–2015) 
  • BoJack Horseman (2014–2020)

31. Lil Nas X

Lil Nas X

  • Birth name: Montero Lamar Hill 
  • Date of Birth: April 9, 1999
  • Age: 24
  • Place of birth: Lithia Springs, Georgia, U.S.
  • Profession: Rapper, singer, songwriter
  • Nationality: American
  • Years active: 2015–present

Lil Nas X became one of the most desirable voices after his songs Old Town Road, and MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name) went viral on TikTok and Instagram. But, the 24-year-old rapper, singer, and songwriter is so much more than a sexy voice. Not so long ago, the singer came out as gay. The man has delivered authentic, unapologetic, fun, and poetic songs which helped him make it to the hottest male celebrity list. 

Lil Nas X 5 Popular Songs List:

  • Rodeo ft. Cardi B
  • Old Town Road
  • MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)
  • Holiday
  • That's What I Want

32. Khalid

Khalid

  • Birth name: Khalid Donnel Robinson
  • Date of Birth: February 11, 1998 
  • Age: 25
  • Place of birth: Fort Stewart, Georgia, U.S.
  • Profession: Singer, songwriter
  • Nationality: American
  • Years active: 2016–present

The hunky singer became a sensation after the release of his 2017 with his debut album, titled American Teen. The singer has a magnetic appeal but that’s not it, his talent has made him win plenty of awards including a VMA Award for Best New Artist, multiple Billboard Music Awards, and American Music Awards for his music. The singer has collaborated with a number of notable artists including Kendrick Lamar, Post Malone, Billie Eilish, Halsey, Benny B, and Logic.

Khalid 5 Popular Songs List:

  • Free Spirit (2019)
  • Heaven (2019)
  • Better (2018)
  • Don't Pretend (2019)
  • Eleven (2020)

33. Wentworth Miller

33. Wentworth Miller

  • Birth name: Wentworth Earl Miller III
  • Date of Birth: June 2, 1972
  • Age: 51
  • Place of birth: Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England
  • Profession: Actor, Screenwriter
  • Nationality: American, English
  • Years active: 1998–present

Wentworth Miller’s compelling personality, exceptional looks, and critically acclaimed acting skills made Prison Break one of the best shows ever. Apart from the role of Michael Scofield in the Fox series Wentworth Miller was also seen in Stoker, The Flash, and Legends of Tomorrow. He is indeed one of the most desirable actors ever known. 

Wentworth Miller 5 Popular Movies and TV Shows List:

  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
  • House (2004–2012)
  • The Flash (2014–2023)
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003) 
  • Prison Break (2005–2017)

34. Patrick Dempsey

Patrick Dempsey

  • Birth name: Patrick Galen Dempsey 
  • Date of Birth: January 13, 1966
  • Age: 57
  • Place of birth: Lewiston, Maine, U.S.
  • Profession: Actor, Racecar Driver
  • Nationality: American
  • Years active: 1985–present 

The fans are still grieving the loss of his character in Grey's Anatomy. The actor was a heart-throb pretty much throughout the show. Nicknamed the "McDreamy" he was an actor who still makes women swoon. Although he was most known for playing the role of Derek Shepherd, he appeared in several other movies listed below. 

 

Patrick Dempsey 5 Popular Movies List:

  • Sweet Home Alabama (2002)
  • Brother Bear 2 (2006)
  • Enchanted (2007)
  • Made of Honor (2008)
  • Valentine's Day (2010)

 

35. Leonardo DiCaprio

 Leonardo DiCaprio

  • Birth name: Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio
  • Date of Birth: November 11, 1974
  • Age: 48
  • Place of birth: Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Profession: Actor, Film Producer
  • Nationality: American
  • Years active: 1989-Present

Famous for not dating anyone older than 27, Leonardo DiCaprio is a 48-year-old hottie who has been an eye candy since the release of Titanic back in 1997. Trust us, the man is so much more than his irresistible looks and he has managed to prove it time and time again with a stellar Hollywood career. Scroll on for a list of top movies featuring the magnetic Leonardo DiCaprio. 

Leonardo DiCaprio 5 Popular Movies List:

  • Inception (2010) 
  • Titanic (1997) 
  • Django Unchained (2012)
  • The Revenant (2015) 
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)

 

36. Jake Gyllenhaal

Jake Gyllenhaal

  • Birth name: Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal
  • Date of Birth: December 19, 1980
  • Age: 42
  • Place of birth: Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Profession: Actor
  • Nationality: American
  • Years active: 1991-Present

Another actor who exudes irresistible appeal with his good looks, piercing blue eyes, and confident personality is none other than Jake Gyllenhaal. The actor has a rather charismatic presence both on and off the screen. When it comes to acting, the man is a versatile star and it certainly makes him undeniably attractive. 

Jake Gyllenhaal 5 Popular Movies List:

  • City Slickers (1991) 
  • Donnie Darko (2001) 
  • The Good Girl (2002) 
  • Moonlight Mile (2002) 
  • The Day After Tomorrow (2004)

37. Ashton Kutcher

Ashton Kutcher

  • Birth name: Christopher Ashton Kutcher
  • Date of Birth: February 7, 1978
  • Age: 45
  • Place of birth: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA
  • Profession: Actor
  • Nationality: American
  • Years active: 1998-Present

Another exceptionally good-looking actor with a charming smile, striking blue eyes, and a tall, athletic frame is Ashton Kutcher. You will practically fall in love with his rugged yet boyish charm if you end up watching the 2011 romantic comedy titled No Strings Attached. He also starred in the iconic series titled Two and A Half Men. The man has been one of the most desirable Hollywood heartthrobs. 

Ashton Kutcher 5 Popular Movies and TV Shows List:

  • The Boys (2019– ) 
  • Two and a Half Men (2003–2015)
  • Family Guy (1999– ) 
  • That '70s Show (1998–2006) 
  • No Strings Attached (2011)

 

38. Chris Pine

Chris Pine

  • Birth name: Christopher Whitelaw Pine
  • Date of Birth: August 26, 1980
  • Age: 43
  • Place of birth: Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Profession: Actor
  • Nationality: American
  • Years active: 2003-Present

Every 90s girl fell in love with Nicholas Deveraux when Chris Pine starred in the 2004 romantic drama titled The Princess Diaries 2. The man has an effortless style and a magnetic persona. The attractive American actor is known for starring in the Star Trek reboot film series, Wonder Woman and more. 

Chris Pine's 5 Popular Movies List:

  • Star Trek Beyond (2016)
  • Rise of the Guardians (2016)
  • Wonder Woman (2017)
  • Hell or High Water (2016)
  • Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

 

39. Ian Somerhalder

ian

  • Birth name: Ian Joseph Somerhalder
  • Date of Birth: December 8, 1978
  • Age: 44
  • Place of birth: Covington, Louisiana, USA
  • Profession: Actor
  • Nationality: American
  • Years active: 1997-Present

Another actor who’s known for his undeniable appeal and desirable looks has to be Ian Somerhalder. Ian starred in The Vampire Diaries and trust us, anyone who’s watched the show knows everything about Damon Salvatore’s sultry charm and magnetic allure. The man has managed to captivate audiences all around the world, solidifying his status as a true heartthrob.

Ian Somerhalder 5 Popular TV shows List:

  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– ) 
  • The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017) 
  • Lost (2004–2010)
  • Smallville (2001–2011) 
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–2015)

 

40. Chad Michael Murray

Chad Michael Murray

  • Birth name: Chad Michael Murray
  • Date of Birth: August 24, 1981
  • Age: 42
  • Place of birth: Buffalo, New York, USA
  • Profession: Actor, Writer
  • Nationality: American
  • Years active: 1999-Present

If you have watched One Tree Hill, you’d know there’s no one better than Lucas Scott. The character played by Chad Michael Murray is the boy next door who looks ridiculously attractive. Apart from his great looks, the 6-foot-tall man has been an exceptional actor who is so much more than a good son. 

Chad Michael/ Murray's 5 Popular Movies List:

  • Riverdale (2017–2023)
  • Gilmore Girls (2000–2007)
  • One Tree Hill (2003–2012)
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–2015) 
  • Dawson's Creek (1998–2003)

 

41. Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp/ Netflix

  • Birth name: John Christopher "Johnny" Depp II
  • Date of Birth: June 9, 1963
  • Age: 60
  • Place of birth: Owensboro, Kentucky, USA
  • Profession: Actor
  • Nationality: American
  • Years active: 1984-Present

The man has done all kinds of eccentric roles but we cannot deny he is, (pardon our language) hot as hell. Even at 60, the Hollywood actor has an exceptional personality and an undeniable charm. John Christopher ‘Johnny’ Depp II aka Johnny Depp has an unmistakable charisma and masculine charm that makes him land on our list of sexiest male celebrities of all time in Hollywood and beyond.

Johnny Depp 5 Popular Movies List:

  • Edward Scissorhands (1990) 
  • Pirates of the Caribbean Franchise 
  • From Hell (2001) 
  • The Ninth Gate (1999) 
  • Alice in Wonderland (2010)

 

42. Andrew Garfield

andrew

  • Birth name: Andrew Russell Garfield
  • Date of Birth: August 20, 1983
  • Age: 40
  • Place of birth: Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Profession: Actor
  • Nationality: Dual Citizenship - American and British
  • Years active: 2004-Present

Andrew Russell Garfield, popularly known as Andrew Garfield is certainly strikingly handsome. The man has chiseled features, captivating eyes, and a smile to die for. His tall, attractive personality exudes confidence and charisma that makes him one of the hottest male celebrities of all time on and off screen. After starring in superhero films The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) the heartthrob garnered admirers everywhere for his exceptional looks and talent.

Andrew Garfield's 5 Popular Movies List:

  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)
  • Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)
  • Doctor Who (2005– ) 
  • Hacksaw Ridge (2016) 
  • The Social Network (2010)

43. Jamie Dornan

Jamie Dornan

  • Birth name: James Peter Maxwell Dornan
  • Date of Birth: 1 May 1982 
  • Age: 41
  • Place of birth: Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland
  • Profession: Actor, model, musician
  • Nationality: American
  • Years active: 2001–present

Jamie Dornan's sex appeal extends beyond his striking looks and enigmatic personality. If you have watched Fifty Shades of Grey, you’d know how sexy Christian Grey is. The movie also has two sequels which only worked to solidify his status as one of the hottest male celebrities ever. 

Jamie Dornan 5 Popular Movies List:

  • Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) 
  • The Fall (I) (2013–2016) 
  • Fifty Shades Freed (2018) 
  • Fifty Shades Darker (2017)
  • Belfast (2021)

 

44. Liam Hemsworth

Liam Hemsworth

  • Birth name: Liam Hemsworth
  • Date of Birth: January 13, 1990
  • Age: 33
  • Place of birth: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Profession: Actor
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Years active: 2007-Present

Liam Hemsworth is a gorgeous-looking Australian actor known for his magnetic presence that transcends borders. He has managed to woo his fans right from his early roles in Neighbours and The Elephant Princess to his more recent performances as Will Blakelee in The Last Song and the resilient Gale Hawthorne in The Hunger Games series. Hemsworth's rugged charm and versatile talent make him undeniably sexy and worthy of being mentioned on the list of 45 sexiest male celebrities of all time. 

Liam Hemsworth 5 Popular Movies List:

  • Knowing (2009) 
  • Triangle (2009) 
  • The Hunger Games (2012) 
  • Paranoia (2013) 
  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

 

45. Tom Hiddleston

tom

  • Birth name: Thomas William Hiddleston
  • Date of Birth: February 9, 1981
  • Age: 42
  • Place of birth: Westminster, London, England
  • Profession: Actor
  • Nationality: British
  • Years active: 2001–present

Tom Hiddleston's portrayal of Loki, in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has earned him a legion of fans. When it comes to his looks and attractiveness, his six-foot-two stature, British accent, and acting talents add to his status as one of the hottest male celebrities. 

Tom Hiddleston 5 Popular Movies List:

  • Loki (2021– )
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania (2023)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Thor (2011)

 

While our list of hottest male celebrities might have come to an end, we assure you it was certainly a chore to stop listing. While the Hollywood hunks listed above made the cut, there are many more celebrities that have been stealing hearts with their attractive looks. 

FAQs

Who is the hottest male celebrity right now?
Timothée Chalamet has been in the limelight for being one of the hottest male celebrities ever since his 2017 movie Call Me by Your Name. In fact, Chalamet also received an Oscar nomination for the Luca Guadagnino movie. The handsome hunk has managed to win hearts ever since and in fact, was named one of the Sexiest Men Alive for People in 2019.

Who is the hottest guy on earth?
One of the most prominent former professional footballers, David Beckham has been one of the biggest Hollywood crushes of all time. Married to Victoria Beckham, David has only gotten hotter with his age. The man has been the face of Armani since 2008 and has even been named the Sexiest Man Alive by People in 2015. He is indeed one of the hottest male celebrities the world has ever seen.

Who is the biggest teenage heartthrob?
Zayn Malik became an internet sensation as part of his band One Direction but he managed to stand out as one of the Hottest male celebrities and a teenage heartthrob when he began his solo singing career with his solo song titled Pillowtalk famous for featuring his former girlfriend, Gigi Hadid. After which, he gave a number of hit songs that certainly helped him in maintaining his celebrity crush status for his young fans out there. In 2020, Zayn and Gigi were also in the limelight for welcoming their first baby daughter named Khai.

Is Paul Rudd the hottest man alive?
Most known for his role as Mike Hannigan, Phoebe's husband in the iconic television series called Friends, Paul Rudd is one of the actors who doesn't seem to age. In fact, the man was named the Sexiest Man alive by People in 2021 which certainly makes him one of the prime candidates in our list of hottest male celebrities. With a gorgeous grin and exceptionally green eyes Paul has managed to garner a lot of love for his roles as MCU’s Ant-Man, and his performances in Parks and Recreation, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, The Shrink Next Door, and many more.

Who is the hottest man alive in 2022?
According to People, Chris Evans is the 2022’s hottest man alive.

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