There’s no doubt Hollywood has some sexy celebrity dads, but Ryan Reynolds just beat them all out for People’s title of “Sexiest Dad Alive” for 2016.
The Canadian star’s title was announced on Tuesday during an appearance on “The Tonight Show” with Jimmy Fallon. When the magazine cover was revealed, Reynolds joked: “I mean scientifically speaking, what's sexier than a man that fornicates, produces children and then looks surprised about it.”
Reynolds and his wife Blake Lively are parents to a one-year-old girl named James. In his interview with People, the 39-year-old actor revealed that he always wanted a daughter.
“I never admitted it out loud, to myself or my wife, but I really wanted a little girl,” he said. “It’s the best.”
Reynolds’ grew up in Vancouver in a family of all boys, so he was ecstatic when he found out he was going to have a daughter, calling it “a dream come true.”
The “Deadpool” star’s new title is no surprise, considering he was named People’s “Sexiest Man Alive” back in 2010. Reynolds is also no stranger to gushing about his daughter and family life and often writes hilarious tweets about life as a father.
My daughter's only 6 months old and already drawing. I'd hang it on the fridge but honestly, it's absolute garbage.
— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) June 19, 2015
Happy birthday to my baby girl! Sad I lost my virginity. But thankful I have a daughter.
— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) December 16, 2015
The 39-year-old is currently promoting his highly-anticipated film “Deadpool,” which hits theatres Feb. 12. Now with the new title of “Sexiest Dad Alive” under his belt, it looks like his year is off to a great start.
In his final words about his daughter to People, Reynolds' gushed: “I don’t have to prepare to be wrapped around my daughter’s finger. I have been wrapped around her little finger since the day she plopped out into this world.”
Sexiest dad alive, indeed.