Michael B. Jordan was revealed to People’s Sexiest Man Alive 2020 on Tuesday after appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live in disguise.
The 33-year-old actor wore a full yellow hazmat suit along with a black and white smiley mask when he joined Jimmy, 55, on the ABC talk show for the big reveal.
His voice changed as he answered yes-or-no questions asked from a distance from people.
Sexiest Title: Michael B. Jordan was revealed to the People’s Sexiest Man Alive 2020 on Tuesday after appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live in disguise
Dewey from Brooklyn asked if he worked in film and he answered ‘yes’ and answered ‘no’ when asked if he played an Avenger in movies.
Chyeanne from Las Vegas asked if he was married and he replied ‘no’ and also answered ‘no’ when asked if he had any celebrity brothers, sisters or parents.
Tessie from Salt Lake City, Utah, asked if he had ever been in a romantic relationship with Taylor Swift and he replied, “That’s pretty specific, but no.”
Erin from Salt Lake City asked if he had more than 5 million Instagram followers and he replied ‘yes’.
Reveal Show: The 33-year-old actor wore a full yellow hazmat suit along with a black and white smiley face when he joined Jimmy Kimmel, 55, on his ABC talk show for the big reveal
She then suspected he was actor Channing Tatum, but he answered no.
He then revealed that he wasn’t playing Aquaman and also that he wasn’t known for being funny.
Ashley from Los Angeles then asked if he had any children and he replied, “No kids for me.”
Good question: Erin from Salt Lake City asked if he had more than 5 million Instagram followers and he replied ‘yes’.
“Is it Michael B. Jordan?” Ashley guessed.
“Are you Michael B. Jordan?” Jimmy asked him.
“Yes, I am,” Michael confirmed.
Correct guess: Ashley from Los Angeles asked one question before making the correct guess
Michael takes on the title of Sexiest Man Alive last awarded to singer John Legend, 41, in November 2019.
Jimmy interviewed Michael after the reveal, and the talk show host boasted that in January he stated that Michael was the front runner for the award.
Michael told Jimmy it was a “ cool moment ” to learn from his publicist that he had been called Sexiest Man Alive, but admitted that it also gave his friends fresh ammo to tease him.
Post disclosure: Jimmy interviewed Michael after the reveal and the talk show host boasted that he stated in January that Michael was the front runner for the award
Last year: Michael takes the title of Sexiest Man Alive last awarded to singer John Legend in November 2019, 41
He also shared that he is working on the upcoming film Journal For Jordan, directed by Denzel Washington, 65.
Michael is best known for his critically acclaimed performances on Fruitvale Station, Creed and Black Panther.
He told People magazine in a Friday issue that the honor is a “ cool feeling. ”
“You know, everyone used to make that joke, like, ‘Mike, this is the one thing you’re probably not going to get,’” he said. “But it’s a good club to be there.”
Other recent winners include: Dwayne Johnson, Chris Hemsworth, Idris Elba, Adam Levine, Ryan Reynolds and David Beckham.
Previous winner: Chris Hemsworth is shown on the cover in 2014 as Sexiest Man Alive