Sexiest Man Alive 2014

All the Sexiest Man Alive Covers

Some are familiar faces (Ben! Brad!) and some are shockers (here's looking at you, Richard!). Check out who's been named Sexiest through the years

1997

In his first Sexiest Man Alive cover, George Clooney's pals gushed about not only his looks, but also about his loyalty. "The rap on George is that he's this rake, this guy's guy," his ER costar Laura Innes told PEOPLE. "That's true, but he is also a dear, loyal friend who would do anything for you. It's almost like being a family member."