Michael B. Jordan was crowned as the ‘sexiest man alive‘from 2020 by People magazine.
The actor, known for his acclaimed work on ‘Fruitvale Station’, ‘Creed’ and ‘Black Panther’, title winner announced on Tuesday at night on the ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ by ABC.
Jordan appeared dressed in a yellow biohazard protective suit and revealed his identity by removing his helmet. He said he learned of the recognition in a call with his publicist while driving with a friend.
In the special issue of the magazine, which goes on sale Friday, he says he felt great about the appointment.
You know, everyone always makes that joke that, ‘Mike, this is the one thing you probably won’t get,’ ‘Jordan said.
But it is a good club to belong to ”.
Other recent winners include John Legend, Dwayne Johnson, Chris Hemsworth, Idris Elba, Adam Levine, Channing Tatum, and David Beckham.
Jordan, 33, said the women in his family “are definitely proud of this.”
When my grandmother was alive, it was something she collected, and then my mother naturally reads it a lot and my aunts do too, ”she said about the magazine.
They will definitely have a special place for this one. “
Jordan has risen steadily in his career delivering strong performances on the television series ‘The Wire’ and ‘Friday Night Lights’.
On film he has made his mark as the real-life police shooting victim Oscar Grant in “Fruitvale Station”; boxer Adonis Creed in the ‘Rocky’ sequels ‘Creed’ and ‘Creed II’, and supervillain Erik Killmonger in the mega-hit ‘Black Panther’, a stellar job. Soon he will be seen as a former SEAL (army commando) now CIA agent in a film adaptation of Tom Clancy’s book “Without Remorse” (“No regrets”).
In addition to acting, Jordan has been a behind-the-scenes promoter of change in Hollywood. She created her own production company, Outlier Society Productions, which was among the first to embrace the inclusion clause and commit to hiring diverse casts and staff.
Too has been active with the Black Lives Matter movement and promoted early voting registration in this year’s US presidential elections.
I think there is a time and a place for everything, ”he told People.
I have selected my moments to generate the greatest impact. We can all take action _ big or small _ to help create the change we want to see. “
In 10 years, Jordan hopes to direct and produce more than acting.
Just grow, whatever my next evolution is, ”said the actor.
Hopefully I have a family by then, I’m going to throw that out into the universe. I want to have an impact on the whole world and not just through the roles that I play. “