Dingdong Dantes has been voted one of the 25 Sexiest Men of the World. He’s in the top half of the elite list, giving him the honor of being the highest-ranked Asian celebrity hunk. Dingdong, star of the top-rated GMA soaps Marimar and Dyesebel and one of the country’s top product endorsers, was a spot below Oscar nominee Djimon Hounsou (Amistad, Blood Diamond), but several slots ahead of Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds, Oliver Martinez, and Enrique Iglesias who is half-Filipino.
The E! (Entertainment Television) world’s 25 hottest blokes voted by 20 judges was topped by UK football superstar David Beckham, with Johnny Depp taking the second place. Both Beckham and Depp said they are flattered by their inclusion. E! is one of the most widely viewed cable networks, available to 80 million cable and direct broadcast satellite subscribers in the US, and in 600 million homes internationally.
Here are the the 25 sexiest men of the world according to E!: David Beckham (UK, soccer player); Johnny Depp (USA, actor); David Zepeda (Mexico, actor, model); Jonathan Rhys Meyers (Ireland, actor); Djimon Hounsou (Benin, actor); Dindong Dantes (Philippines, Actor); John Abraham (India, actor); Freddie Ljungberg (Sweden, soccer player); Maciej Zakoscielny (Poland, actor); Ryan Reynolds (Canada, actor); Dan Carter (New Zealand, rugby player); Michael Lewis (Israel, model); Raoul Bova (Italy, actor); Michel Gurfi (Argentina, actor) Edison Chen (Canada, actor); Keith Urban (Australia, singer); Gilles Marini (France, actor); Kostas Martakis (Greece, singer); Til Schweiger (Germany, actor, director); Takeshi Kaneshiro (Japan, actor); Danny K (South Africa, singer); Olivier Martinez (France, actor); Mark Vanderloo (Netherlands, model); Reynaldo Gianecchini (Brazil, actor); and Enrique Iglesias (Spain, singer)