MICHAEL JORDAN NAMED AT SEXIEST MAN ALIVED
Black Panther star, Michael B. Jordan is the third black actor in a row to be given the annual pop-culture honour. He was named by People’s magazine’s as sexiest man alive.
33 year old Jordan, said the title gave him “a cool feeling. Speaking in an interview with People Magazine he expressed that he was delighted to be part of the club.
Jordan began his career as a child actor in TV shows like “All My Children” and rose steadily through Hollywood until a breakout performance in the 2013 social justice drama “Fruitvale Station.” In 2015 he starred in the “Rocky” boxing sequel “Creed” and three years later took on villain, Erik Killmonger, opposing the late Chadwick Boseman in “Black Panther.”
Jordan, whose title was announced on TV show “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” follows singer John Legend and British actor Idris Elba, who were named sexiest man alive in 2019 and 2018. The actor has been vocal in calling for greater diversity in Hollywood. His production company in 2018 was the first to publicly adopt inclusion riders, which stipulate that a film employs a diverse cast and crew. He further took to his Instagram page to share the People’s Magazine’s cover with his fans.