"When I found out I was like, come on no way really" said Idris
The 46-year-old Elba becomes Peoples 33rdsexiest man alive and joins the likes of Mel Gibson, Brad Pitt and last years winner Blake Shelton.
"I looked in the mirror, I checked myself out, I was like yeah you are kinda sexy today."
The actor is a sports enthusiast and deejay in his spare time and far as being the next James Bond.... still no comment!
Who'd have thought it! Thank you @people & all the fans for naming me #SexiestManAlive. Don't forget to grab your issue this week https://t.co/WI7eWfXOPB. I'm honoured & thankful. What’s even more important is your vote in the midterm elections. Your vote can make a difference!???????? pic.twitter.com/TBQapjxJsT
— Idris Elba (@idriselba) November 6, 2018