People’s magazine annual “sexiest man alive” award is mostly bestowed upon a celebrity who is physically attractive and has been in news for interesting projects and work. This year, the selection has been much talked about and creating rage on social media trends. The winner for 2016 sexiest man alive is Dwayne Johnson and not only this but he is also the first non-white celebrity in the list in the last 20 years.


Before him it was Denzel Washington in the list in 1996. And in 30 years these two have been the only non white men to make it to the list of People’s sexiest man alive.


Dwayne Johnson, also known to the world as The Rock is going to be a part of Disney’s animated movie called Moana. He will also star in the 8th installment of the Fast and the Furious series, all set to release next year.

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Johnson wrote on his instagram “Remember, sexy isn’t something you ‘try and be.’ Sexy happens naturally when you’re comfortable just being yourself,” We agree with him and also with the decision made by People’s magazine. However, the magazine has faced a lot of criticism for mostly choosing white men for the cover of Sexiest Man Alive issue.

We decided to list down a few non white male celebs who are an style institution in themselves.

1. Michael B Jordan

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The Creed star has been seen in some interesting projects and knows how to make a style statement, be it a magazine cover or on the red carpet.

2. Will Smith

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Everyone loves and his charm is timeless. We wonder how could People’s magazine miss having him on the cover.

3. Aziz Ansari

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He is an epitome of unconventionals and his sense of style is an affirmation to that. The fact that he doesn’t try hard to be stylish is what makes him sexy and stylish.

4. John Cho

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He is first Asian American romantic male lean on mainstream American television. You’ve seen him in Harold and Kumar and he is certainly not someone who can be easily forgotten.

5. Daniel Dae Kim

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Another South Korean face on the list! Daniel Dae Kim is best known for his work in Lost

6. Harry Shum Jr.

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Harry Shum Jr. is an Coasta Rican- American actor who also dances and sings and have been a part of Step Up 2 and Step Up 3D, Glee and Shadowhunters. Pleasing personality and a smile to die for, asking for anything more would be downright unfair.

7. Nacho Figueras

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Nacho Figueras is an Argentine Polo player. All you need to know is that he is called as the David Beckham of Polo and you will not question our intentions of putting him on the list.

8. Manish Dayal

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He is charming and he is exotic. Manish Dayal has been a part of the Hundred Foot Journey as the lead character and has also been seen in 90210 as a recurring role.

9. Steven Yeun

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So clearly it is the Korean American actors who are on top when it comes to being stylish. Steven Yeun has been the part of the television series Walking Dead and has also done video games and cartoon voiceovers.

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