How 15 Celebrities Who Were Once Crowned “Sexiest Man Alive” Look Today

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Since its inception in 1985, People magazine has been bestowing the coveted title of “Sexiest Man Alive” upon distinguished gentlemen in the entertainment realm. Over the years, a total of 37 different luminaries have graced this prestigious annual feature. As time has marched on, many of these winners have naturally undergone transformations, prompting us to embark on a journey to assess the extent of these changes — or lack thereof — in their appearances.

1987: Harry Hamlin

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1990: Tom Cruise

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1992: Nick Nolte

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1994: Keanu Reeves

1995: Brad Pitt

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1997: George Clooney

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1999: Richard Gere

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2001: Pierce Brosnan

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2004: Jude Law


2007: Matt Damon

2008: Hugh Jackman

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2011: Bradley Cooper

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2015: David Beckham

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2019: John Legend

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In our other article, we introduced you to the ranking of the most beautiful female stars of 2023.


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