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Idris Elba has been named People's Sexiest Man Alive and we can see why

The actor is best known for starring in the BBC programme 'Luther'

2018-11-06

Words: Steve Brown

Idris Elba has been named People's Sexiest Man Alive and said his mum will be very proud. 

Jimmy Fallon revealed that the Luther star was awarded the coveted title on The Tonight Show where the actor admitted it was an "honour" and said his mum will be "very, very proud".

He said: "It's amazing. I'm really, really happy with that, man. 

"Thank you so much, People magazine for making me sexiest man in the world. I'm loving that. It's an honor. My mum is going to be very, very proud."

The British actor then posted an image of the cover on Twitter and urged Americans to vote in the November midterm elections.

He wrote: "Who'd have thought it! Thank you @people & all the fans for naming me #SexiestManAlive.

"Don't forget to grab your issue this week https://bit.ly/2OpbsSV .

"I'm honoured & thankful. What’s even more important is your vote in the midterm elections. Your vote can make a difference!"

To celebrate Elba being named we have got together a collection of his hottest moments just for you!