Top 10 Most Handsome Black Actors in The World

Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Most Handsome Black Actors in The World 2017. Everyone has their favorite actor, whether it is because of their acting ability, their believable roles, or just because they are fun to watch. The icons that are viewed on the big screen or even on television are idolized and admired by their fans and are all but immortalized by the strong, enduring characters they play. This article features those actors that have been dubbed the most handsome black actors in 2017. It is safe to say that many favorites might not have made the list, but those that did are most definitely the cream of the crop.

List of Top 10 Most Handsome Black Actors in The World 2017

10. Columbus Short

Columbus Short Top Famous Handsome Black Actors in The World 2018

Most people would remember Short mostly for his stints in TV shows and movies. Lauded as one of the most talented actors in Hollywood he is also a singer and possesses a stunning amount of fashion sense. Aside from this he is also possessed of a stunning sense of humor and brings that particular talent to the screen as well, the dry, acerbic wit that he has displayed during his film roles propelling him into the limelight as the funny, no-nonsense type that can fire a rocket launcher while he’s stealing your heart and still looking super sexy at the same time.

9. Michael Ealy


No doubt one of Ealy’s most impressive and still downplayed roles came when he played opposite Ice Cube in “Barbershop”. His charm and stunning looks have catapulted him to land amongst Hollywood’s elite as he continues to make his way along the upper echelon, rubbing shoulders with his fellow celebrities as his star continues to rise. He also co-starred with Will Smith in “Seven Pounds”, a film that was both gripping and quite emotional. While his role as a costar is still what he is largely known for, Ealy is a well known face in Hollywood circles, and will no doubt remain a memorable face for some time to come.

8. Boris Kodjoe

Boris Kodjoe Top Popular Handsome Black Actors in The World 2017

Kodjoe has been featured in film and television, and is a graduate of the Virginia Commonwealth University. He was primed to become an epic tennis player at one point, but that dream ended when he suffered a serious back injury. Instead of giving up however Kodjoe went into modeling and soon after was emerging onto the acting scene. 1995 was actually one of his first appearances as he showed up in a video with TLC. Not long after that his acting career began to take hold and take off, propelling him into the limelight where he has flourished.

7. Morris Chestnut


Among all the faces in Hollywood his is likely one of the most notable, and among the most popular. His first feature film debut came in 1991when he played Ricky Baker in “Boyz ‘n the Hood”, alongside Ice Cube and Cuba Gooding Jr. Since that time he’s been a hot commodity on TV and in film, lighting up the silver screen and driving women wild with his signature good looks and smoldering stare. Surprisingly his accolades aren’t just limited to his acting roles, as he actually won the Madden Bowl video game competition in 1998. So you could definitely say he is a man of many talents.

6. Gary Dourdan

Gary Dourdan Top Most Famous Handsome Black Actors in The World 2019

Dourdan actually got his start playing with several different bands around New York City in the early 1990s. He started his acting career in regional theatre in the tri-state area and received his first big break when he was cast on “A Different World”. Since then he has taken on many prominent roles, and even managed to land the part of Warrick Brown on the original “CSI” series, where he became a regular. Unfortunately after a failure to renegotiate his contract with the show Dourdan’s character, a favorite to many, was killed off. He is one of the Top 10 Most Handsome Black Actors in The World 2017.

5. Omari Hardwick


Hardwick very nearly began a career with the San Diego Chargers, but was cut during tryouts. Thankfully he didn’t quit there and decided to go into acting, though it was a struggle to make his mark. One of the many starving artists of Hollywood, he had to live in his car at one point and do odd jobs just to afford his acting classes. Eventually in 2004 he caught a break and began his acting career, taking his intense and foreboding looks into the mainstream as he started landing one role after another.

4. Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars Top Most Popular Handsome Black Actors in The World 2018

Born Peter Gene Hernandez, Bruno Mars took his stage name early on during his career, which has been extensive and quite impressive throughout the last decade. Not only has he produced popular hits that have steadily climbed the music charts, he was even featured as part of the halftime show in two consecutive Super Bowls for the NFL. His popularity has risen in leaps and bounds since he came on the scene, and the awards and accolades he has earned are more than substantial, making him easily one of the greatest artists of all time at the relatively young age of 31.

3. Pharrell Williams


Singer, songwriter, rapper, and record producer are his titles, and he has used them to their greatest extent in his rise to fame throughout the years. Pharrell has become one of the greatest music icons of the current era through his genius, his music, and his business savvy. He owns his own media venture that takes on the responsibilities of music, entertainment, fashion, and a multimedia collective and record label that acts as an umbrella for all the activities in which he’s involved. Having become one of the hottest stars around, Pharrell is without a doubt one of the most sought after personalities in any industry.

2. Blair Underwood

Blair Underwood Top 10 Most Handsome Black Actors in The World 2017

Underwood has been a Hollywood personality for a number of years now and has starred in television as well as film, lending his unique and charming personality to several different roles. Having acted for much longer than several of the men on this list, he has become an established and very recognizable face in most Hollywood circles and is without a doubt one of the most distinguished actors of the era. From roles on “L.A. Law” to “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D” he has become one of the premier faces that fans are always happy to see pop up in new and exciting roles.

1. Idris Elba

Idris Elba Top 10 Most Handsome Black Actors in The World

He is known primarily to many as a fierce and dedicated actor, but Idris Elba is also a musician and DJ, though his acting credits far outstrip anything else. Recognized from many iconic roles stemming from biographies to fantasy and Sci-fi, Elba has stunned viewers with his amazing range of talent not only by playing characters that are strong, independent, and ultimately memorable thanks to his often dark and foreboding manner. Yet for all that he has shown that he can be a likeable and charming individual with films like “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” and by using his voice talents as Chief Bogo in “Zootopia”.

These are the Top 10 Most Handsome Black Actors in The World 2017. There are hundreds of actors that could make a list such as this, but only a few that could have truly captured the hearts of fans and critics alike. Those listed are among the elite of the film and music industries and have made a mark that no one will soon forget.