Sexiest Man Alive 2014

The Women Behind Hollywood's Sexy Men

From movie execs to model moms, meet the equally sexy halves of Robert Downey Jr., Patrick Dempsey and more


The notoriously private Christian Bale took a moment during his Best Supporting Actor acceptance speech at this year's Oscars to pay tribute to his wife of 11 years, whom he met on the set of 1994's Little Women, when she served as a personal assistant to costar Winona Ryder. "My wonderful wife who is my mast through the storms of life, I hope I'm likewise to you, darling," the emotional Bale said from the podium.