Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Is People Magazine’s First Black “Sexiest Man Alive” In 2016
People Magazine has named the athlete-turned-actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson it’s 2016 Sexiest Man Alive. The actor was picked for his looks, charisma and career moves.
The Rock, who has 70 million Instagram followers, wins hearts daily by dropping motivational gems about how he’s gone from being homeless and broke to becoming this year’s highest paid actor raking in $64.5 million.
“I’ve made big sweeping changes in my career over the years, which have served me nicely,” he tells People. “But I feel that the big sweeping changes that happened in my life, in my relationships, of being a dad, of being a partner, and the things that I was and the things that I am, has really lent itself to a confidence.”
The Rock is also just the second non-White male to be named “Sexiest Man Alive” since they started the title in 1985. The last one was Denzel Washington back in 1996.