People announced actor Idris Elba the sexiest man in the world

46-year-old British actor Idris Elba, well known for his roles Heimdall in the marvel franchise «Thor» and Arrow in the movie «the Dark tower», filmed based on the series of novels by Stephen king, voted the sexiest man in the world by People magazine.

[email protected] is PEOPLE’s #SexiestManAlive 2018: It’s ‘an Ego Boost for Sure’

— People (@people) November 6, 2018

Here’s how your new «title» commented the actor himself.

«Come on, really? Well, I looked in the mirror and thought, “Yes, today you’re nothing!” But if without jokes, then it was a very pleasant surprise.»

People chooses the sexiest man in the world in the 33-th time — since 1985 when the rating was headed by Mel Gibson. Last year the sexiest was named the country music singer Blake Shelton.

Idris Elba admits: in his youth, although he was an athlete (played football, basketball, hockey and cricket), he was not confident in its appeal.

«I was very tall and thin. And my name is Idrissa Akuna Elba, you know? So I had a hard time».

Between filming in Hollywood movies Elba loves to DJ in Ibiza, and create clothes. (He has his own line.) In addition, the actor is planning a wedding with 29-year-old model Sabrina Dover.

And the happiest moments of life Elba calls the birth of children. He has a 16-year-old daughter and 4-year-old son from past relationships.

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Wanted thief, he looked like the actor from the TV series «Friends».