Winners of The Sexiest Men Alive For The Past 26 Years


With Chris Hemsworth being the latest actor to be named by People magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive, we thought it would be fitting to make a list of past winners of this highly-coveted title. While some of these ex-sexiest men alive are still widely considered as the most good-looking men in Hollywood today like George Clooney, Johnny Depp and Brad Pitt, there are others, like Mel Gibson, who seem to have lost not only their looks, but their charm as well.

We also lost some of these dashing men, like Patrick Swayze who lost his battle with Pancreatic Cancer in 2009 and John F. Kennedy Jr., who died in a plane crash in 1999.

JFK Jr., who was 27 at that time he was named as The Sexiest Man Alive in 1988, is the youngest ever to be given the title while the oldest is Sean Connery, who was 59 at the time he won. Brad Pitt, George Clooney and Johnny Depp hold the title for winning the title two years apiece.

1. Mel Gibson, 1985.

Fall from grace Mel Gibson was People magazines first ever Sexiest Man Alive in 1985 seen right earlier this month1416360858095_Image_galleryImage_SANTA_MONICA_CA_NOVEMBER_

2. Mark Harmon, 1986.

Silver fox Mark Harmon (pictured right in September) hasn't lost his handsome looks1416360837731_Image_galleryImage_NEW_YORK_NY_SEPTEMBER_22_

3. Harry Hamlin, 1987.

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4. John F. Kennedy Jr., 1988.



5. Sean Connery,1989.

Sean Connery was 59 when he was given the title in 1989. Now 84, he is seen right in August1416361857407_Image_galleryImage_Sean_Connery_with_his_Mic

6. Tom Cruise,1990.

Tom Cruise won in 1990, and doesn't look very different 24 years later (seen right in June)1416361035711_Image_galleryImage_Mandatory_Credit_Photo_by

7. Patrick Swayze, 1991.

Patrick Swayze is seen right a year before his death following a battle with pancreatic cancer in 2009. The Dirty Dancing star was named Sexiest Man Alive in 19911416361117650_Image_galleryImage_HOLLYWOOD_SEPTEMBER_05_Ac


8. Nick Nolte, 1992.

Nick Nolte, pictured right in January 2013, is now 73 but won the title when he was 511416361182040_Image_galleryImage_Mandatory_Credit_Photo_by


9. Richard Gere, 1993.

Richard Gere (seen right last month) won in 1999, but was given the honour of Sexiest Couple Alive alongside Cindy Crawford in 1993, in lieu of the usual title1416361248555_Image_galleryImage_Mandatory_Credit_Photo_by

10. Brad Pitt, 1995 and 2000.

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11. Denzel Washington, 1996.

It's hard to believe that Denzel Washington (pictured right in September) turns 60 next month1416361335013_Image_galleryImage_Mandatory_Credit_Photo_by


12. George Clooney, 1997 and 2006.

George Clooney, who took home the title in 1997 and 2006, hasn't lost his brooding looks (pictured right in May)2347CBE300000578-0-image-162_14163613950961416361410945_Image_galleryImage_Mandatory_Credit_Photo_by


13. Harrison Ford, 1998.


Harrison Ford is just as in-demand 18 years after his win, having just wrapped filming Star WarsEpisode VII -The Force Awakens. He is seen right earlier this month1416361473943_Image_galleryImage_Mandatory_Credit_Photo_by


14. Pierce Brosnan, 1999.

Pierce Brosnan may no longer be James Bond, but he is still one of the sexiest men alive. The 61-year-old is pictured right earlier this month1416361561256_Image_galleryImage_Mandatory_Credit_Photo_by


15. Ben Affleck, 2002.

2016 could see Ben Affleck take the crown again after playing the Caped Crusader in Batman vs. Superman Dawn Of Justice. The actor (seen right last week) won in 200223481C5D00000578-0-Superhero_in_the_making_2016_could_see_Ben_Affleck_take_the_crow-251_1416364435825


16. Johnny Depp, 2003 and 2009.

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17. Jude Law, 2004.

British invasion Jude Law (seen right in March) was the It guy in 2004, when he took home the title1416362034750_Image_galleryImage_THE_TONIGHT_SHOW_STARRING


18. Matthew McConaughey, 2005.


19. Matt Damon, 2007.


20. Hugh Jackman, 2008.

The X-Men factor Hugh Jackman's role as sexy Wolverine in the X-Men movies no doubt contributed to his win. He is pictured right over the weekend1416362248551_Image_galleryImage_Mandatory_Credit_Photo_by

21. Ryan Reynolds, 2010.

Hot stuff It was no surprise that Ryan Reynolds was given the crown in 2010. The Green Lantern star (seen right last month) is now showing off some facial hair1416362352733_Image_galleryImage_Mandatory_Credit_Photo_by

22. Bradley Cooper, 2011.

Star on the rise Bradley Cooper won in 2011, and has since received two Academy Award nominations for The Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustle. He is seen right last month1416362413111_Image_galleryImage_Mandatory_Credit_Photo_by

23. Channing Tatum, 2012.

He's got the moves A starring role in Magic Mike made Channing Tatum (seen right last week) the Sexiest Man Alive in 20121416362474533_Image_galleryImage_Mandatory_Credit_Photo_by

24. Adam Levine, 2013.

ing over his crown Adam Levine scored the honour in 2013, and is pictured right in April23481E3500000578-0-Handing_over_his_crown_Adam_Levine_scored_the_honour_in_2013_and-258_1416366236733

25. Chris Hemsworth, 2014.

The new champion Chris Hemsworth was announced as 2014's Sexiest Man Alive on Tuesday night928473-chris-hemsworth