Status: In a relationship with Angelina Jolie
See Him In: The drama Babel
Why He’s Sexy: The mega-successful star and new dad to Shiloh, 5½ months, adopted partner Jolie’s children Maddox, 5, and Zahara, 22 months, as his own. It’s what he sees as his proudest achievement: “You can write a book, you can make a movie, you can paint a painting,” he says. “But having kids is really the most extraordinary thing I’ve ever taken on.”
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