It all started with Mel Gibson in 1985 when an editor at People Magazine declared him as the Sexiest Man Alive. Since then, there have been another 24 men that have earned the title.
Some of my favorites are Sean Connery in 1989 and Harrison Ford in 1998. Click after the jump for photos of the past decade’s nominees and trivia.
Sexiest Man Alive Trivia:
- Brad Pitt, George Clooney and Johnny Depp have bragging rights to have been nomited each, twice!
- Two nominees have passed away, John F Kennedy Jr. and Patrick Swayze.
- The first African American – Denzel Washington.
- The oldest nominee, Sean Connery.
My absolute number one Sexiest Man Alive is none other than Captain Jack himself, Johnny Depp. Who was your favorite, drop us a comment, we would love to know! Here are the honorary men from the past decade:
2010 – Ryan Reynolds
2009- Johnny Depp
2008 – Hugh Jackman
2007 – Matt Damon
2006 – George Clooney
2005 – Matthew McConaughey
2004 – Jude Law
2003 – Johnny Depp
2002 – Ben Affleck
2001- Pierce Brosnan
2000 – Brad Pitt