PEOPLE Magazine named Michael B. Jordan as 2020’s Sexiest Man Alive.
The actor and producer revealed the news on the latest episode of ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!‘ The ‘Creed’ actor appeared wearing a yellow biohazard suit and said that he learned concerning the honor from one of his publicist friends.
During the interview with PEOPLE, which marks the 35th anniversary this year, Jordan, who is one of the active actors in the ‘Black Lives Matter‘ movement, described getting the honor as a “cool feeling” and added that women in his family are proud of this title:
“When my grandmother was alive, it was something that she collected, and then my mom naturally reads it a lot and my aunts as well. This is one that they’re definitely going to have a special place for.”
Then he stated that people around him always mocking him for not going to get the honor. During the interview, Jordan also said that he hopes to “direct and produce more than taking on acting roles” in a decade.
The ‘Black Panther‘ star also released the cover of the magazine through his verified Instagram account and added a caption that reads:
“My grandma looking down talking bout ‘That’s my baby’ 🤎😂Thanks @People for naming me 2020’s #SexiestManAlive!“
As known, John Legend, Idris Elba, Dwayne Johnson, Chris Hemsworth, Adam Levine, Channing Tatum, and David Beckham also grabbed the title in recent years.
See below to view Jordan’s Instagram post.