Paul Rudd Named "Sexiest Man Alive". Wife's Brilliant Reaction: "Oh, They Got It Right"

The well-known Hollywood actor Paul Rudd was named "the sexiest man alive" in 2021 by People Magazine. He made funny comments after winning the award.

"Introducing 2021's Sexiest Man Alive, Paul Rudd! In this week's cover story, the actor reflects on his new crown, what it was like telling his wife about the title and how he's going to own being this year's Sexiest Man Alive. Pick up the issue on stands this week, and tap the link in our bio for more", wrote People Magazine its official Instagram account.

So, Paul Rudd, best known for playing the "Ant-Man," officially joined the likes of Idris Elba, George Clooney, and Bradley Cooper, according to Reuters.
Paul Rudd - Marvel Ant Man
Paul Rudd in Ant-Man Marvel 
Paul Rudd played the benevolent lover of the extravagant character "Phoebe" in the famous TV comedy "Friends".


Later he accepted larger roles in comedies such as "Knocked Up" before playing Marvel's "Ant-Man" in 2015, followed by a sequel and appearances in the skin of the same character in "Captain America: Civil War" and "Avengers: Endgame".

Rudd will star in "Ghostbusters: Afterlife" and in the TV series "The Shrink Next Door."

Paul Rudd And His Wife Were Surprised

"I do have an awareness, enough to know that when people hear that I'd be picked for this, they would say, 'What?'" Paul Rudd told People Magazine in a cover story.

"She was stupefied," he said, describing the reaction of Julie, his wife of 18 years. "After some giggling and shock, she said, 'Oh, they got it right.' And that was very sweet."

Rudd (52 years old) and Julie have a happy marriage and two children that they adore.

Paul Rudd Jokes After Receiving the Award

Actor Michael B. Jordan was People Magazine's last year's pick as "sexiest man alive", following John Legend and Idris Elba in 2019 and 2018.

Paul Rudd joked that he expected his life to change radically after getting the annual title.

"I'm hoping now that I'll finally be invited to some of those sexy dinners with Clooney and Pitt and B Jordan. And I figure I'll be on a lot more yachts," the actor told People.

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