50 Most Popular Men In The World (Updated 2021)

The world is filled with popular and desirable men. The popularity of these men may depend on their looks, their attitude, talent, and more. 

Every year plenty of lists rolls out for the most popular and handsome men, and this year we have the list yet again!

People all over the world have showered their love for these popular men in the world and 2021 has welcomed more new faces to the list. The admirers of these men have strongly supported and voted again for them. So, based on everyone’s choice, the list below depicts all the details you need to know. 

Most Popular Men In The World

Excited to know who bags the first position in the most popular men with their charming looks and amazing personality? 

Let’s dive into the details! 

List of Top 10 Most Popular Men 

If you are on the go and do not have time to scroll through the entire list, we have got you covered! Here’s a list of the top 10 popular men. 

  • V (Kim Tae-Hyung)
  • Tom Cruise
  • Omar Borkan Al Gala
  • Hrithik Roshan
  • Chris Evans
  • JungKook (Jeon Jungkook)
  • Justin Bieber
  • Lu Han 
  • David Beckham
  • Zayn Malik

Complete List of 49+ Most Popular Men In The World 2021: 

So here’s a list of the world’s 49 most famous Men.

1. V (Kim Tae-Hyung)

Kim Tae-Hyung, also known as V is a lead singer, producer, and songwriter from the most famous Kpop group -BTS. 

Born in 1995, this young sensation has become a heartthrob of millions of girls globally. Besides singing, V also starred in multiple Korean movies. 

V (Kim Tae-Hyung)

2. Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise is an American actor who entered Hollywood in the 1980s and continued to win hearts all over the world with his exceptional acting and charming personality. Cruise has also made his spot clear in various most handsome men list. 

Tom Cruise

3. Omar Borkan Al Gala

Omar Borkan Al Gala is a popular photographer, actor, and model from Iraq. The man has been widely known for his amazing looks. According to multiple magazines, he was renamed among the top 10 most handsome men in the world.

Omar Borkan Al Gala

4. Hrithik Roshan

Hrithik Roshan is one of the finest actors from Mumbai, India. This Bollywood actor is known for his skills including acting and dancing. With two kids, Hritik has been the apple of every girl’s eye! He is also named as one of the most handsome men in India. 

Hrithik Roshan

5. Chris Evans

Chris Evans (Christopher Robert Evans) is an actor with multiple classic movies. Chris took up the role of Captain America and is widely known for his excellent acting skills. Besides, Chris Evans has a charismatic personality and looks which bag him in the list of various best-looking men globally. 

Chris Evans

6. JungKook (Jeon Jungkook)

JungKook, 23, is the youngest member of the South Korean boyband BTS. He is one of the lead vocalists who has made people go head over heels in love with him. He is known for his amazing vocals and charming looks. 


7. Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber has been in the game for a decade now and continues to grow in his career. The 27-year-old Canadian singer has recently released his new album ‘Justice’ which has made a global debut at #1 on Billboard and other music charts. 

Justin Bieber

8. Lu Han 

Lu Han is a 31-year-old Chinese singer and actor. Due to his attractive looks, he has bagged the 8th position on our list. Lu Han was a member of the South Korean boyband known as EXO and the subunit EXO-M but left the band in 2014. 

Lu Han 

9. David Beckham

David Beckham is hands-down one of the most popular players in the world of football. He is a phenomenon footballer and played for teams including Real Madrid, LA Galaxy, and Manchester United. 

David Beckham

10. Zayn Malik

Zayn Malik is yet another popular singer and ex-member of the boyband One Direction. As a Solo artist, Malik has released multiple albums and collaborations. Zayn has also released covers of some of the Bollywood songs grabbing the love from his brown fanbase. 

Zayn Malik

12. James Reid

James Reid is a Filipino-Australian singer, dancer, songwriter, model, actor, and record producer. The 27-year-old multi-talented singer has bagged 11th position in our list. His versatility and attractive looks have also landed James in multiple top good-looking men list. 

James Reid

13. Cristiano Ronaldo 

Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most popular footballers in the world. The Portuguese footballer is a captain of the Portugal footballer team and is one of the highest-paid footballers. Ronaldo also started his own brand which has made a hit globally. 

Cristiano Ronaldo 

14. Aron Taylor-Johnson

Aron Taylor Johnson is a 30-year-old actor from the United Kingdom. He is widely popular for his character in the movie Kick-ass and Avengers: Age of Ultron. Besides acting, he is also widely popular for his attractive looks and dashing personality. 

Aron Taylor-Johnson

15. Harry Styles

Harry Styles is a band member of the famous boyband One Direction. Styles have released solo albums and grabbed various nominations for his songs. Additionally, he has also stepped into the world of acting with his attractive looks and personality. 

Harry Styles

16. J-Hope (Jung Hose-ok)

This is no surprise that South Korea has some of the most good-looking men in the world. J-Hope, original name Jung Hose-ok, is a South Korean rapper from the boyband BTS. J-Hope has also released his solo mixtape and is formerly one of the richest members of the BTS group. 


17. Robert Pattinson 

Robert Douglas Thomas Pattinson is one of the highest-paid actors in the world due to his versatile acting skills. The 34-year-old actor is from the United Kingdom. The star gained his popularity from the famous series Twilight. 

Robert Pattinson 

18. Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt is a famous actor and producer from the US. The actor is known for his unbeatable personality and acting skills due to which he has managed to rank amongst the list of good-looking men around the world. The actor has also received multiple awards for his acting skills including Golden Globe awards twice. 

Brad Pitt

19. The Weeknd

The Weeknd is a popular rapper-singer who has continued to release masterpiece after masterpiece. This famous Star-boy Singer has recently released his album ‘After Hours’ which went hit globally and to date continues to top the chart with his top singles. 

The Weeknd

20. Chris Hemsworth

Chris Hemsworth, 37, is an Australian actor popularly known for his role of Thor. Chris has been in the spotlight due to his role in the Avengers series along with his breath-taking personality. The actor has also ranked in the list of the most handsome men by the choice of millions of people around the world. 

Chris Hemsworth


21. Johnny Depp

The list of popular men would be incomplete without Johny Depp in it. He is a 57-year-old actor, musician, and producer from the United States. Popular for his role in the Pirates of the Caribbean, The actor has been a heart-throb ever since the beginning of his career. 

Johnny Depp

22. Robert Downey Jr

Robert Downey Jr is popularly known as Iron Man globally. The actor is known as one of the most popular actors due to his acting skills. His career has been in the spotlight ever since it started. From his success to his tragedies, Robert managed to pick himself up again and make thousands of fans go crazy over him. 

Robert Downey Jr

23. Zac Efron

Zac Efron is a 33-year-old singer and actor from the United States. His acting career began in the 2000s and his rise to fame started with the series High school musical. Zac has millions of fans around the world who constantly vote for him for the world’s most good-looking men throughout the years. 

Zac Efron

24. Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes is a Canadian singer and songwriter known for his cute personality, looks, and strong vocals. Mendes started his career by making Vines and uploading covers on YouTube. He is now one of the popular men with millions of fans and multiple record-breaking hits.  

Shawn Mendes

25. Henry Cavill

The Superman actor, Henry Cavill is one of the most popular men in the world. The 38-year-old actor has multiple hit movies along with his most popular character, Superman from the DC comics. 

Henry Cavill

26. Bradly Cooper

Bradly Charles Cooper, 46, is an American actor and filmmaker. The actor has been nominated in multiple awards and won two Grammy awards and on BAFTA award. His career emerged in 1999 and he is still in the Hollywood world with his latest release A Star was born. 

Bradly Cooper

27. Imran Abbas

Imran Abbas is a 38-year-old Pakistani actor, singer, and former model. The actor has caught the eyes of millions of girls with his looks. Imran has also been rank among one of the most handsome men in 2021. 

Imran Abbas

28. Noah Mills

Noah Mills is a Canadian model and actor. He is known for his versatile fashion and campaign with Dolce and Gabbana. The 38-year-old actor has been named in the top male models of all the time in 2014 by Vogue. 

Noah Mills

29. Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi, 33, is a popular footballer from Argentina. He plays forward and captain for Spanish Club Barcelona and Argentina national team. Messi is known for his exceptional football skills that have made him one of the legends in the football world. 

Lionel Messi

30. Ian Somerhalder

Ian Joseph Somerhalder is an activist, actor, director, and model from the United States. The actor has played multiple roles in different movies. However, he is popularly known for his role in the popular Tv series, The Vampires Diaries. 

Ian Somerhalder

31. Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson, also known as his popular ring name The Rock is an American retires wrestler, actor, producer, and former football player. The Rock has caught the eye of the fans in his professional acting skills in the world-famous movie series -Fast and Furious. 

Dwayne Johnson

32. Godfrey Gao

Godfrey Gao is a Taiwanese-Candian model and actor. He was Asia’s first model to walk the ramps for Louis Vuitton. He is also known for his role as Magnus Bane from Mortal Instruments: The City of Bones.

Godfrey Gao

33. Xio Zhan

Xio Zhan is a Chinese actor and a singer. His first debut was with the Chinese boy band X nine before he appeared in multiple Chinese dramas. His versatile singing has made people fall in love with him.

Xio Zhan

34. Jimin (Park Ji Min)

BTS has all the finest members in their group and Jimin is one of them. The singer is known for his unique and strong vocals. The South Korean singer is also a dancer and a heartthrob of millions of girls worldwide. 

Jimin (Park Ji Min)

34. Jamie Dornan

Jamie Dornan is an actor, a model, and a musician. Dornan has acted in many films but the one film to gain the most popularity was ’50 shades of Grey’. It is fair to say, Irish men never disappoint.

Jamie Dornan

35. Idris Elba

Along with being an actor, Idris Ebla is a writer, an author, a singer, a rapper, a songwriter, and a DJ. He starred in few famous films like Legacy, Avengers, Thor and so many more.

Idris Elba

36. (Kim Soek Jin)

Jin, 29, is the oldest member of the boyband BTS. Jin wanted to be an actor as a kid but he is now a singer, songwriter, and dancer in the boy band. Jin is popularly known as ‘worldwide handsome’ and continues to jokingly introduce himself in interviews. 

Kim Soek Jin

37. William Levy 

Even at 40, William Levy looks radiant as ever. He was a Cuban American model before he started his career in acting. Levy was a participant in the fourteenth season of Dancing with the stars and secured third place.

William Levy 

38. Cole Sprouse 

Cole Sprouse, famous for his role as Jughead Jones, is an American Actor. He won millions of hearts when he appeared in Friends and Suite Life of Zack and Cody. He is still in his 20s and has managed to secure his place by gaining multiple awards for his acting.

 Cole Sprouse

39. Will Smith 

Will Smith, 52 is an American actor, rapper, and film producer. He has won 4 Grammy and nominated for 5 golden globes. If you ever want to watch Smith in action, start with Pursuit of Happiness and Men in Black.

Will Smith 

40. Suga (Min Yoon-gi) 

Min Yoon-gi, 28, is the second oldest member of the boyband BTS. He is a rapper, songwriter, and song producer. Suga has also collaborated with a number of chart-topping artists like IU and Halsey. His gummy smile has made millions of hearts melt.

Suga Min Yoon-gi

41. Jared Leto

The December-born actor and musician, Jared Leto is one of the most renowned people in the world of entertainment. His album Thirty seconds to mars sold millions of records and was one of the chart-topping albums of all time. He is also known for his roles in movies like Suicide Squad, The Outsider, and many more.

Jared Leto

42. Michael B Jordan 

The 34-year-old, Michael B Jordan is an American actor and a producer. He is known for his roles in Black Panther and Fantastic Four. His acting skills have made people fall in love with him as well as the characters he portrays in films.

Michael B Jordan 

43. Maluma

Talking about the most popular men from Columbia, Maluma makes it to our list. He is a Columbian singer, songwriter, and actor. He is one of the best-selling Latin artists known, with over sales of 18 million worldwide.


44. Jackson Wang

Wang, a 27-year-old artist has made his space in the world of music.  He is a member of one of the most famous South-Korean boyband GOT7, and since the band has not renewed the contract, Wang has decided to follow his solo career.

Jackson Wang

45. Kang Daniel

Kang Daniel is a South Korean singer, songwriter as well as and entrepreneur. He rose to fame when he won first place in the tv series Producer 101 and is also a former member of Wanna One.

Kang Daniel

46. Cha Eun Woo

Cha Eun Woo, 24 is a South Korean singer and an Actor. He is a member of one of the famous boy bands ‘Astro’. Eun Woo started to gain popularity after being the protagonist of famous k-dramas such as My ID is Gangnam Beauty and True Beauty.

Cha Eun Woo

47. Marlon Teixeira 

Marlon Teixeira is a Brazilian fashion model and an actor, who is signed under multiple labels. His mesmerizing hazel eyes have captured the hearts of millions of his fans.

Marlon Teixeira 


48. Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds is a Canadian actor and a producer mostly known for his acting skills in the Deadpool series and The Proposal. Reynolds is married to Blake Lively and has 3 children. His sincerity in movies has made him earn a name worldwide.

Ryan Reynolds

49. RM (Kim Nam-Joon) 

Kim Nam-Joon, also known as Rap Monster, is the leader and one of the rappers for the most famous South-Korean boyband ‘BTS’. He is also known as the brains of the band because he has written most of the chart-breaking songs for the band and has an IQ of 148. His dimples have been a melting point for a lot of his fans.

RM (Kim Nam-Joon

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