Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Top 10 Hottest Hollywood Actors – Updated for 2018

Every year, hot, handsome, sexy, newly-discovered Hollywood actors are detected by our “hot men radar” and instantly added to our “potential hottest Hollywood actors” list. Now, we slim down our list and come up with the top 10, which is a rather hard task especially because all these men are equally compelling and attractive, it’s very hard for us to rank them. But thanks to our patience, we did it anyway, after hours of thorough evaluation.

In choosing the Top 10 Hottest Hollywood Actors, age doesn’t matter. In fact, the eldest man in our list is at 53, but still looking good all over and still mesmerizing girls around the globe. Now sit back as we present to you the Top 10 Hottest Hollywood Actors who will wake up your inner fangirl/fanboy.

Top Ten Hottest Hollywood Actors – 2018 List

10. Johnny Depp

Born John Christopher Depp II, Johnny Depp earned his reputation as one of the most versatile actors in Hollywood for his portrayal of eccentric characters in some of his well-known films such as Ed Wood, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Sleepy Hollow, and the Pirates of the Caribbean Series. Depp began his career by starring at the low-budget 1984 horror film A Nightmare on Elm Street. Today, at 53, Depp is still recognized as one of the hottest Hollywood actors, thanks to his undeniable good looks.

Famous for his role as:

  • Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean film franchise (2003-2017)
  • Officer Tom Hanson in 21 Jump Street TV Series (1987-1990)
  • Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

9. Brad Pitt

Golden Globe Award winner William Bradley Pitt is well-known not only for his good looks and charismatic appeal, but also for his versatility in acting. From his first appearance in a movie in 1991 film Thelma and Louise, Pitt has gone a long way in acting. He is globally renowned for being the sexy, romantic, kind of bad boy guy in Hollywood, earning him a spot in our list.


Famous for his role as:

  • Tyler Durden in Fight Club (1999)
  • Benjamin Button in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
  • Achilles in Troy (2004)

8. Robert Downey Jr.

After four decades in Hollywood, our Iron Man just never seems to lose grow old and lose his appeal. Despite his involvement with drugs in his past, the compelling actor is back on track and making his way to the top. Downey is now 51 years old but teenage girls still drool over him. With this, he rightfully deserves a spot in our roll.


Famous for his role as:

  • Tony Stark/Iron Man in Iron Man trilogy, The Avengers 1 and 2, and Captain America: Civil War (2016)
  • Sherlock Holmes in Sherlock Holmes (2009) and Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
  • Charles Spencer Chaplin in Chaplin (1992)

7. Ryan Reynolds

While famous for his likeable regular guy roles, Reynolds has made a mark in Hollywood by appearing in several superhero and comic book adaptations. Recently, he starred in Deadpool which immediately became a hit to the public eye. But what more quickly caught everyone’s attention is really the actor’s handsome face, nice guy aura and extremely hot body. With his looks and perfect smile, Reynolds is sure to make girls fall head over heels.

Famous for his role as:

  • Wade Wilson/Deadpool in Deadpool (2016)
  • Andrew Paxton in The Proposal (2009)
  • Hal Jordan/Green Lantern in Green Lantern (2011)

6. Jake Gyllenhaal

With his charming blue eyes, brown hair, and oval-shaped handsome face, the Prince of Persia actor was named one of People magazine’s 50 Hottest Bachelors in 2004. Because of the innumerable girls all wanting to lay a hand on him, his fans established an official name for themselves: “Gyllenhaalics”. Before he ventured acting, Gyllenhaal worked as a lifesaver. But with his attractive smile that reveals his dimples, he’s not anywhere near saving all the girls dropping dead over him.

Famous for his role as:

  • Dastan in Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
  • Jamie Randall in Love and other Drugs (2010)
  • US Army Captain Colter Stevens in Source Code (2011)

5. Ryan Gosling

Canadian actor Ryan Thomas Gosling is the first actor born in the 1980s to have been nominated as Oscar’s Best Actor for his 2006 film Half Nelson. Since this nomination, Gosling immediately reached the peak of his career and became one of the finest actors of his generation. Aside from his good acting, his handsome appeal mainly contributes to his stardom and secured him a spot in the Top 10 Hottest Hollywood Actors.

Famous for his role as:

  • Sebastian in La La Land (2016)
  • Noah in The Notebook (2004)
  • Jacob in Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)

4. Henry Cavill

From CIA agent to superhero, Henry Cavill surely pulled it off. The British actor is well-renowned for starring as the latest Superman, especially because he is the first non-American actor to actually get the role. With his irresistible jaw and muscular physique, Cavill ranked #1 in Glamour’s 2013 “Sexiest Man” list. He also gained himself a fans club named “The Cavillry”.


Famous for his role as:

  • Clark Kent/Kal-El/Superman in Man of Steel (2013) and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
  • Will in The Cold Light of Day (2012)
  • Napoleon Solo in The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015)

3. Channing Tatum

37-year old actor Channing Matthew Tatum is also an accomplished model and dancer, which led him to meet his present wife Jenna Dewan Tatum in Step Up, a 2006 movie they both starred in. Due to his striking good looks and muscular physique, Tatum was given the title “Sexiest Man Alive” by People magazine in 2012.


Famous for his role as:

  • Mike/Magic Mike in Magic Mike (2012) and Magic Mike XXL (2015)
  • Leo in The Vow (2012)
  • Duke in G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009) and G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)

2. Jamie Dornan

Actor James Dornan, had only a few popular films before he got the lead role in Fifty Shades of Grey, which immediately boosted his popularity. His excellent portrayal of the sexy and intimidating role of Christian Grey alongside Dakota Johnson in E.L. James’ famous book series played a huge part for Dornan to become part of Hollywood’s hottest actors. For the record, he was also the face of Dior Homme’s 2007 campaign ad.

Famous for his role as:

  • Christian Grey in Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) and Fifty Shades Darker (2017)
  • Jan Kubis in Anthropoid (2016)
  • Paul Spector in The Fall TV Series (2013)

1. Chris Evans

Our #1 Hottest Hollywood Actor is none other than Captain America! Born Christopher Robert Evans, the 35-year old actor is best known for playing key Marvel superhero roles. His portrayal of Captain America in seven consecutive and top-grossing films zoomed him to fandom. Aside from him being undeniably good-looking, Evans’ ripped body contributed the most for his selection as Steve Rogers. Evans nailed the portrayal of the role and he immediately became the new fictional stereotype superhero that girls around the world love and swarm over for.

Famous for his role as:

  • Steve Rogers/Captain America in Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), The Avengers (2012), Thor: The Dark World (2013), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Ant-Man (2015), and Captain America: Civil War (2016)
  • Johnny Storm/Human Torch in Fantastic Four (2005) and Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)
  • Ryan in Cellular (2004)

There we go with our list of top ten hottest Hollywood actors. Do you have other hunks you can recommended? Please do tell us at the comments section below.

Anthony Coyle
I write about anything and everything that catches my fancy, but mostly I try to provide the answers to the questions our readers ask every day. I'm also the guy who's always glued to an LCD screen of some sort.



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