The prestigious magazine People just chose the actor Michael B. Jordan as the sexiest man alive in the world in the traditional list that he makes every year. “It’s a great feeling”, has confessed the interpreter, single of 33 years, after knowing the news. “Everybody always teased me about this. They told me that this award is the only one I was probably not going to get. But it’s a good club to be a part of.”, has added the also activist for equality and leader of the movement Black Lives Matter. And he is right, since in him are, among others, his colleagues George Clooney, Dwayne Johnson, Chris Hemsworth, Ryan Reynolds o Brad Pitt. People has been naming the most attractive man of the year since 1985, when he crowned a then very young man Mel Gibson. Michael B. Jordan he is the fourth black artist to achieve the title. The singer John Legend did it last year, the actor Idris Elba in 2018, and Denzel Washington in 1996.
Michael definitely rose to fame in 2015 as the lead in the film “Creed”, where he played Adonis “Donnie” Johnson, the son of a boxer’s extramarital lover Apollo Creed. Later, in 2018, another of his most prominent roles would arrive, giving life to the ruthless villain of “Black Panther” Erik Killmonger. The Californian, who accumulates more than 15 million followers in Instagram, has lately been involved in promoting and promoting greater diversity in the film industry of USA on both sides of the cameras. In the November 3 elections, he did not hide his support for the now president-elect, Joe Biden, and its vice president, Kamala Harris. “I believe there is a time and a place for everything”, the actor has explained about his most committed side. “We can all take action, big or small, to help create the change we want to see”, remember.
Born in Santa Ana and raised in Newark, NJ, considers his family his fundamental point of support. “My mom and dad (Donna and Michael) sacrificed a lot to support my sister (Jamila), my brother (Khalid) and me”, he assures. “Without them, he wouldn’t be the same. I’m very grateful for that.”, confesses the interpreter, who worked as a child model for the toy store chains Toys “R” Us. Later, he made his television debut with a small role in the series ‘The Sopranos’, in 1999. Its first lead came in 2001, with the comedy “Hardball”, next to Keanu Reeves. Later he gained recognition after giving life to Wallace in ‘The Wire’. When he is not working he enjoys driving, cooking and playing video games.
The middle name of Jordan it is Bakari, which in Swahili language translates as “noble promise”. Michael is considered one of the brightest young actors in Hollywood. His portrayal of the character of Oscar Grant in the drama “Fruitvale Station” it earned him rave reviews. The tape premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and won the Grand Prize of the Jury and the Public. The film was also screened at the Cannes Film Festival, where he won the award for Best First Film. In the 2014 edition of the NAACP Image Awards, reaped the award for Most Outstanding Independent Film. Further, Jordan received the Satellite Award for Special Achievement in First Significant Performing Success, the Gotham Independent Film Award for First Success as an Actor, and the Virtuoso Award from the Santa Bárbara International Film Festival For his role.