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Standing at a mammoth 6 ft. 5 and weighing in at 245 lbs., not only is a hulking hound of a human (and one that banked more bucks than any other actor in 2016), but he's also the sexiest man alive — according to People Magazine.

Perhaps this win is thanks to the fact that this chiseled Rock has been whipping his shirt off on the regs for upcoming roles in and , or perhaps it's down to his ability to take down werewolves, gorillas and lizards in . Whatever the reason for his crowning, Johnson now has more justification for strutting his stuff like the be-pec'd peacock he truly is.

People Magazine front cover
People Magazine front cover

And clearly, he's pretty pleased with the result, telling People:

“I said, ‘That’s awesome.’ And then what went through my mind was just how cool and exciting it is. And then I thought, ‘Wow, we’ve pretty much reached the pinnacle.’ I’m not quite too sure where we go from here. I’ve done it all, this is it.”

I mean, the man does have a point — where does one go once they've won the People's Sexiest Man Alive award? To The Ellen DeGeneres Show, obviously! The 44-year-old WWE veteran-turned-actor will make his first debut as Dwayne Johnson SMA on the show later today (check local listings for time). Prepare for flexes galore, guys!

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As for his acceptance speech, The Rock would like to thank his family and his confidence:

“I’ve made big sweeping changes in my career over the years, which have served me nicely. 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.

We just have this awesome family that is truly non-traditional but so rooted in love. And that’s such a cool thing. I’m very proud of it.”


Dwayne Johnson's next movie hits theaters on November 23rd, check out the trailer below:

Who do you think is the Sexiest Man Alive?

(Source: People)


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