Chris Evans Is PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive: 'My Mom Will Be So Proud'

As the most recent People’s Sexiest Man Alive, Chris Evans joins a plethora of previous winners (including last year’s winner Harrison Ford) who have all captured hearts and imaginations alike. Read on to find out more about Chris, his accolades, philanthropy and much more just by scrolling down!

Chris Evans Is PEOPLE’s Sexiest Man Alive: ‘My Mom Will Be So Proud’

Chris Evans is People’s Sexiest Man Alive! The actor, who is best known for his roles in Captain America and The Avengers, graces the cover of the magazine’s annual issue, which hits newsstands on Friday.

“It’s weird,” Evans tells PEOPLE of the honor. “Women are objectified so much more than men are, and I think that’s unfair. We don’t need to be objectified, but it does feel nice.”

The 36-year-old says he was especially thrilled to hear the news because of how much his mother loves PEOPLE’s Sexiest Man Alive issue. “She’s going to be so proud,” he says.

This is the first time Evans has been named Sexiest Man Alive, but he did come in second place in 2013 behind Adam Levine.

Who is Chris Evans?

Chris Evans is a Hollywood actor best known for his role as Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He’s also appeared in films like The Avengers, Jumper, and Scott Pilgrim vs. The World.

Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Evans began his acting career on the television show Opposite Sex. He made his film debut in 2000’s The Newcomers before going on to star in 2002’s Not Another Teen Movie.

Evans has been dating actress Jenny Slate since 2016.


“Chapeau!” is the French word for “hat.” It’s also a term used to express admiration or respect.

And that’s exactly how we feel about Chris Evans being named PEOPLE’s Sexiest Man Alive.

The 36-year-old actor has been charming audiences for years, whether he’s playing the lovable doofus in movies like Not Another Teen Movie or the swoon-worthy superhero in the Captain America franchise.

But it’s his down-to-earth personality and good looks that have won us over for good. As Evans told PEOPLE, “I’m not one to preen or pose,” adding, “I’m grateful to have nice genes.”

He may be humble, but there’s no denying that Evans is gorgeous. And we’re not the only ones who think so – his mom will be thrilled to hear that her son has been crowned Sexiest Man Alive!

In Photos: Christopher Ray Evans Acting Career 1972-Present

Chris Evans has had a long and successful acting career, starring in many films and television shows over the past four decades. Here are some photos of the actor through the years:

1972: Christopher Ray Evans is born in Boston, Massachusetts.

1981: Evans appears in his first film, “Ordinary People”.

1984: Evans stars in the film “The New Kids”, which becomes a cult classic.

1985: Evans guest stars on an episode of “Magnum, P.I.”

1989: Evans appears in the film “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”.

2001: Evans stars as Captain America in the Marvel Studios film “The Avengers”.

2014: Evans stars in the critically acclaimed film “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”.

His Films: X2, Sky High and Avengers I through IV

Chris Evans has appeared in some of the most popular films of the past two decades. His filmography includes X-Men 2, Sky High, and the Avengers franchise. He has also appeared in several independent films, such as Sunshine and The Iceman.

Evans began his acting career on television, guest starring on several popular series such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Boston Public. He made his film debut in 2000’s The Newcomers, but it was his role as Dylan Krieger in 2001’s Not Another Teen Movie that really put him on the map. He followed that up with roles in 2002’s The Rules of Attraction and 2003’s Old School.

In 2004, Evans landed his breakthrough role as Captain America in Marvel’s blockbuster film The Avengers. He reprised his role for the sequel (2015), Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and continued to play the character in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) and Captain America: Civil War (2016). In addition to his work on the big screen, Evans has also starred in several stage productions, including a Broadway revival of Arthur Miller’s All My Sons.

Evans is set to appear in two highly anticipated films in 2018: Avengers: Infinity War and an untitled fourth Avenger film. He will also star in an upcoming Netflix miniseries based on Mark Millar’s comic book series The Defenders.

Tomorrow Never Dies, Fantastic Four and Spiderman

Chris Evans is best known for his roles inTomorrow Never Dies, Fantastic Four and Spiderman. He has also starred in movies like Knocked Up and The Nanny Diaries. Chris is a talented actor who can play both leading men and comic book characters.

He was born in Boston, Massachusetts on June 13, 1981. After his parents divorced when he was just two years old, Chris was raised by his mother, Lisa. He has three siblings: two sisters, Carly and Shanna, and a brother, Scott.

Chris attended Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School where he was a member of the drama club. He then went on to study at Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York City.

Chris made his acting debut in 2000 with a guest appearance on the television show Om Shanti Om Ganga Mausam Bada Pyaara Hai. His first film role was as Jake Wyler inNot Another Teen Movie(2001). He has since appeared in over 30 movies and television shows.

Some of his most popular roles have been in the superhero movies Fantastic Four (2005), Spider-Man 3 (2007) and Captain America: The First Avenger (2011). He also played the lead role in several romantic comedies such as What’s Your Number? (2011) and The Five-Year Engagement (2012).

In 2014, Chris starred in the critically acclaimed film Snowpiercer. He will reprise his role

Final Thoughts

Now that we know Chris Evans is PEOPLE’s Sexiest Man Alive, it’s time to take a look back at some of his sexiest moments. From his days as Captain America to his more recent roles, Evans has always been a heartthrob. Let’s take a look at some of his sexiest moments:

1. That time he rescued a damsel in distress

2. When he wasn’t afraid to show his emotions

3. That time he was shirtless and sweaty

4. When he wore tight leather pants

5. That time he saved the world (again)

We could go on and on, but we’ll stop there for now. If you’re still not convinced that Evans is the sexiest man alive, just watch any of his movies or interviews and try to resist falling head over heels in love with him. We dare you!

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