It’s official! Chris Hemsworth is the sexiest man alive!! Kimmy Kimmel had the honor of announcing this year’s handsome Hollywood hunk that snagged the title of People magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive for 2014 – Chris Hemsworth!
The announcement was made on Tuesday’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” Kimmel not only interviewed Hemsworth via Skype but he also revealed the cover of the annual milestone issue, which is scheduled to hit newsstand Wednesday.
The ‘Thor’ star joins recent winners like Adam Levine, Channing Tatum, Bradley Cooper, and Ryan Reynolds! Before he revealed it was Hemsworth, Kimmel said that being entrusted with announcement he’s “never felt more powerful or less attractive.” He further added that the criteria for being tagged the Sexiest Man Alive by People is a “very strict,” noting that “first of all, you must be sexy and secondly, you must be alive.” Kimmel had his audience guess who it might be with Hemsworth’s face covered and his voice altered.
The host and creator of ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ had his audience guess who it might be by posing different questions like whether he was over 35 or had he been the Sexiest Man Alive before, was single, was American and if he had been a superhero in a movie.
An audience member then guessed it was none other than Hemsworth.
The magazine’s cover and the actor too were then revealed.
In the interview with Kimmel, Hemsworth said that he was “most excited about the alive part…
sexy is a bonus.” Hemsworth stated that his brother Liam was aware of this for a while and has been “a real team player about this one.” He also thanked his parents for his looks.
Hemsworth follows in the footsteps of a group of sexy men including Mel Gibson, who was the first to earn the title back in 1985.
Richard Gere, George Clooney, Brad Pitt, and Johnny Depp have been among the few to be honored twice each.
Adam Levine (2013), Channing Tatum (2012), Bradley Cooper (2011), and Ryan Reynolds (2010) have been among recent handsome hunks that have graced the cover.