Idris Elba was named the sexiest Man Alive of People Magazine in 2018.
The 46-year-old actor performed live on Mondays on Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon via satellite, where he was announced by the weekly release as this year's recipient.
He faced tough competition, including Michael B. Jordan, Jason Momoa and Chris Pratt.
Who needs Bond? Idris Elba was seen live via satellite on the Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon on Monday, where he was announced as People's Magazine 2018 Sexiest Man Alive
Handsome: The 46-year-old actor kept his look cool in a gray cardigan jumper over a plain white T-shirt and blue jeans for the cover of the eagerly awaited edition
No doubt millions of women will be pleased with the news, but perhaps no more than his mother.
Idris – who was in London at the time of filming – told comedy presenter Fallon, "My mother will be very, very proud."
The 44-year-old host also unveiled the cover of the eagerly awaited magazine that featured Beast Of No Nation's broad smile on his face.
Funny flex, but ok: Idris showed his big biceps when he was announced when he declared he was the "sexiest man in the world".
Big Revelation: The 44-year-old host also showed the cover of the eagerly awaited magazine
Looks good: It showed the Beast of No Nation with a huge smile on his face
What a moment! Idris looks excited to look at the front of the weekly newspaper for the first time
Fan number one: Idris said to comedy presenter Fallon: "My mother is very, very proud"
In a gray cardigan-jumper over a simple white T-shirt and blue jeans, he remained casually cool.
In the accompanying People article, he talked about his reaction to the coveted title.
"I was like," Come on, no way. Really? Idris said, "Looked in the mirror, I checked myself, I said," Yeah, you're kind of sexy today. "But to be honest, it was just a nice feeling, it was a nice surprise – with Security an ego thrust. & # 39;
Ladylove: The talented British actor will soon disappear from the market as he plans his wedding with fiancé Sabrina Dhowre, 29, who accompanied him to Royal Wedding in May
The British actor will soon disappear from the market as he plans his wedding with fiancé Sabrina Dhowre, 29, who accompanied him to Royal Wedding in May.
Elba has a 16-year-old daughter, Isan, and a 4-year-old son, Winston, from previous relationships, as he can attest to their birth as "the greatest and greatest of all time."
Undoubtedly, the talented Thespian, who portrayed James Bond in 007, owes his success to living with as little remorse as possible.
"The Biggest and Best of All Time": Elba has a 16-year-old daughter, Isan, and a four-year-old son, Winston, from previous relationships, as the family pictured in April with his fiancé Sabrina in Paris
"Life is not about thinking about what you should have done," Idris said. "I think everyone should accept the philosophy that tomorrow is not promised. You can as well do it to your heart's content. "
The star was preceded by Blake Shelton, who won the coveted title of last year to the surprise of many.
The voice coach took the negative reaction in spite of the then backlash in purchase
"I've been ugly all my life," Shelton, 43, said in a statement last year. "If I can be sexy for a year, I'll take it!"
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