Idris Elba has officially been crowned as People.com 33rd sexiest man alive.
The British actor made his debute on the American acting scene after he played a drug kingpin Russell “Stinger” Bell in the HBO hit series “The Wire”.
Elba has went on to star in many different roles that have displayed his acting skills. Elba has always been looked at as eye candy, however it looks like he is officially taking the title for 2018.
When Elba heard the news he stated:
“I was like, ‘Come on, no way. Really? Looked in the mirror, I checked myself out. I was like, ‘Yeah, you are kind of sexy today.’ But to be honest, it was just a nice feeling. It was a nice surprise — an ego boost for sure.”
Idris shared back in his younger days he was picked on for being the tall skinny guy at school. Stating:
“I was very tall and skinny,” says the 6’3″ Elba. “And my name was Idrissa Akuna Elba, okay? I got picked on a little bit. But as soon as I could grow a mustache, I was the coolest kid on the block. Grew a mustache, had some muscles, bonkers.”
For those of you that are wondering Idris is NOT on the market, he proposed to his model girlfriend Sabrina Dhowre back and February and is planning a wedding in his spare time.
Some fun facts about Idris outside of Acting, he is a DJ, kickboxer and a clothing designer. He also has 2 children; a 16 year old daughter (Isan) a 4 year old son (Winston).
Do you agree with this years pick?