People magazine has announced that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is its 2016 “Sexiest Man Alive.”
Julie Jordan, a West Coast writer for the magazine, made the big reveal on the “Today” show this morning.
“There’s something about him that people just gravitate towards,” said Jordan. “He’s a good person, he has a huge heart — he’s a big guy, but he’s got an even bigger heart. Professionally, he’s had an amazing year. He’s the highest-paid actor in the world now. Kindness is everything to him, and that’s what he feels is most important.”
Johnson follows in the footsteps of last year’s winner, David Beckham. The issue highlights the magazine’s picks for “Sexiest Men” in Hollywood, music and more.
The former WWE champion wrestler is also set to make his mark on the sneaker world next year. His first signature shoe with Under Armour is set to drop sometime in the first quarter of 2017. Johnson and Under Armour recently debuted a T-shirt that benefits U.S. troops. Johnson also continues to make his mark in Hollywood, most notably starring in Disney’s buzzed-about upcoming animating movie, “Moana.”
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