Top 15 Handsome Black Male Actors in 2023

Do you want to know the top 10 most handsome black actors in 2023? If yes, you should check out our list of the top 15 good-looking black actors of 2023. Some of these famous black male actors are under 40 and still live today.

The industry has always been a great source of inspiration to everyone. Hollywood has influenced fashion trends and acting around the globe. The most attractive stars like Idris Elba to Daniel Kaluyaa, black actors, are some of the hottest guys worldwide.

Whether tall, short, handsome, or beautiful, these famous male Black actors are the hot and sexiest actors alive. Read our list till last to know which black male actor has topped the list.

The Top 15 Most Handsome Black Actors in 2023

15. Eka Darville
14. Brian White
13. Derek Luke
12. Daniel Ezra
11. Boris Kodjoe
10. Common
9. Denzel Washington
8. Morris Chestnut
7. Michael Ealy
6. Will Smith
5. Shemar Moore
4. Idris Elba
3. Omari Hardwick
2. Jesse William
1. Michaelle B. Jordan

15. Eka Darville

Eka Darville - The Top 15 Most Handsome Black Actors in 2023

Eka Darville is 15th on our list of handsome black actors in 2023. He is a 33-year-old Australian actor with Jamaican Canadian roots. Eka is best known for his roles in Power Rangers RPM, Mr. Pip, Marvel’s Jessica Jones, and so on.

Besides, films he has appeared in television series such as The Vampire Diaries, Tell Me A Story, Empire, etc. Eka will also star in the Kingdom of the Planet of Apes which will release in 2024. Undoubtedly, he is one of the most handsome black male actors under 40 in 2023.

14. Brian White

Brian White - The Top 15 Most Handsome Black Actors in 2023

Next on the list, we have Brian J White, another good-looking black male actor over 40. Brian rose to prominence in the early 2000s and continued to rise with time. This talented black American actor is best known for his roles in films such as The Family Stone, The Game Plane, Beauty, and the Beast, etc.

His simple elegant smile has won the hearts of millions of fans worldwide. As of 2023, he is 47 years old but still deserves to be on the list of the most handsome black actors in 2023.

13. Derek Luke

Derek Luke - The Top 15 Most Handsome Black Actors in 2023

Another one of the most handsome black actors in 2023 is Derek Luke. He is an American black male actor popular for his roles in the films such as Antwone Fisher, Glory Road, Friday Night Lights, and Captain America: First Avenger. This black actor over 40 has earned prestigious awards such as Independent Spirit Award and Stanley Kramer Award.

In addition to that he is quite active on television and has appeared in several music videos. Some of his notable works are Rogue, Empire, 13 Reasons Why, etc. He has several upcoming projects such as American Refugee, and Rare Objects whose release date is yet to be announced. Indeed, he is one of the most famous black male actors in 2023

12. Daniel Ezra

Daniel Ezra - The Top 15 Most Handsome Black Actors in 2023

When listing famous black male actors in 2023, we can not skip the handsome British actor Daniel Ezra. His dashing looks and amazing acting skills earned him a huge fan base of more than 1 million on Instagram. Daniel rose to prominence after starring as Spencer James on All Americans.

Born in England, he grew up watching Harry Potter and Lords of the Rings. It was then that he decided to pursue acting as a career. No wonder why he deserves to be on the list of the most famous black male actors under 40.

11. Aldis Hodge

Aldis Hodge- The Top 15 Most Handsome Black Actors in 2023

Aldis Hodge is an American black actor and is one of the hottest black male actors under 40. He is best known for his roles in Leverage, Underground, Black Adam, etc. His acting skills have earned him Screen Actors Guild Awards and nominations for Saturn Awards, NAACP Image Awards, and North Carolina Film Critics Association. However, in 2022, it was announced he would play the lead role in the series Cross whose release date is not announced yet.

10. Common

Common - The Top 15 Most Handsome Black Actors in 2023

Lonnie Rashid Lynn, popular by stage name Common is an American male black actors. Although 50 years old, he still deserves to be on the top 10 most handsome black actors list. Common debuted in 1992 and gained critical acclaim with his album Ressurection in 1994. In his musical career, he won several Grammy Awards for Best R&B songs, Best Rap albums etc. He earns $1 million annually from his music career alone.

Besides, he is also an actor and has appeared in movies such as Johnny Wick: Chapter 2, Hunter Killer etc. In 2015, he won Golden Globe Awards and Academy Awards.

9. Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington-The Top 15 Most Handsome Black Actors in 2023

Denzel Washington is an American actor, director, and producer who began his career in theatre and later moved into film. His breakthrough role came in Norman Jewison’s A soldier’s Story. Since then, he has appeared in over 50 films, including Malcolm X, Antwone Fisher, Crimson Tide, Fight, etc. In addition to acting, Washington also directed several films, including Cry Freedom and The Great Debaters.

Besides, he is also a producer, having produced the movies Fences, The Equalizer, A Journal for Jordon, etc. In 2022, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Joe Biden. Washington is considered one of the most handsome black actors in history. He is the first black actor to win two Academy Awards. Indeed, he is one of the famous and handsome black male actors who deserve to be at number 9 on our list.

8. Morris Chestnut

Morris Chestnut - The Top 15 Most Handsome Black Actors in 2023

Next on the list of famous black male actors, we have Morris Chestnut. He was born in California in 1969 and became the most handsome black actor in 2023. Morris is an American actor who has worked in television and films since the 1980s. His career spans over 25 years and he has starred in many notable projects. He is best known for his leading roles in Boyz N the Hood, V, The Brothers, Nurse Jackie, Think Like a Man, etc.

Chestnut has also received NAACP Image Awards for his performances in The Best Man Holiday. In addition, he has recently released his first book, which focuses on fitness and nutrition. Initially, Morris wasn’t interested in fitness, but a celebrity fitness and nutrition expert changed all that. He then wrote a book about fitness and nutrition.

7. Michael Ealy


Michael Brown or Michael Elay is an American actor best known for playing Slap Jack in the Fast & Furious franchise. He made his debut in the film ‘Barbershop 2: Back in Business in 2002. Since then, he has appeared in several films, including ‘Think Like a Man and ‘The Perfect Guy.’ He has starred in various television shows and music videos for Beyonce and Maria Carey.

Michael has been nominated for two Golden Globes for Best Performance by an Actor in A Miniseries or Motion Picture Made For Television. Besides, he has also played the lead roles in two upcoming movies, ‘The Intruders and ‘Fatal.’ His good looks and charming personality have won the hearts of many girls. Hence, this 48-year-old handsome black actor is on our list for 2023.

6. Will Smith

Will Smith - The Top 15 Most Handsome Black Actors in 2023

The list of most handsome black male actors is incomplete without Oscar 2022 winner Will Smith. He is known for his charismatic personality and powerful presence. He is a trendy actor, rap artist and producer known for his films such as The Happiness of pursuit, Men in black, etc. Smith has also been married twice to Sheree (ex-wife) and Jada Pinket (present). He is the fifth black male actor to win the Academy Awards for Best Actor.

Besides acting, he got much media attention in the 2022 Oscar Awards for punching Host Chris Rock. This also led to a ban of 10 years from all Academy Awards for Will Smith.

5. Shemar Moore

Shemar Moore - The Top 15 Most Handsome Black Actors in 2023

Shemar Moore is a former American model and is considered the hottest black male actor. Although 52, he is one of the sexiest men who have graced American television. His smoking hot looks have won millions of hearts, especially of ladies! Besides his good looks, he won the award for his role in Malcolm Winters in The Young and The Restless series.

Born to a black father and white mother, he has lived in both cultures and became a model. Despite being good-looking, Shemar couldn’t land roles at first. Soon, he landed to show, which launched his career. Today he has a successful career and is a popular name in Hollywood.

4. Idris Elba

Idris - The Top 15 Most Handsome Black Actors in 2023

The 4th on the list of most handsome black actors in 2023, we have 49 years old Idris Elba. He has been an English actor, producer and musician in Hollywood for the last two decades. Idris has always maintained the red carpet look, whether on the red carpet or off it. His graceful style makes him different from others. He is best known for playing the role of Nelson Mandela of the same name.

In addition, Idris appointed as the Officer of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth in 2016. Apart from acting, Idris performs as a DJ under the name DJ Big Driis. He also appeared in Time’s 100 lists of Most influential people in the world in 2016.

3. Omari Hardwick

Omari Hardwick - The Top 15 Most Handsome Black Actors in 2023

Omari Hardwick is a handsome black male actor known for his role as James Ghost St. Patrick. He initially pursued football after graduation, but he was destined to act. He did several odd jobs to pay for his acting classes. In 2004, he got his first in the movie Sucker Freee. Soon he started receiving offers and landed up with the film The Guardian.

In 2022, Omari is one of the Netflix film Army Of The Dead casts. His stern look and excellent physic make his fans go crazy for him!

2. Jeese William


Jesse Williams is among the most famous black male actors, models, and activists under 40. He started his career by appearing in several commercials and television shows before landing the role of Dr Jackson Avery in Grey’s Anatomy. Since then, he has appeared in various films and television shows, including Lee Daniels’ The Butler, Money, The Sisterhood of the Travelin’ Pants 2, etc.

Besides, he is also a producer and has won Oscar as executive producer of Two Distant Strangers and a Tony Award for the film Take Me Out (2022). As a member of the board of directors of The Advancement Project. His diverse interests and activities have made him a popular figure among celebrities and ordinary citizens. He is the 2nd most handsome black male actors under 40 in 2023.

1. Michael B. Jordan

Michael B. Jordon - The Top 15 Most Handsome Black Actors in 2023


Michael B Jordon topped the list of the most handsome black actors in 2023. We all know him as an edgy actor, but his off-screen personality is something to die for. His perfect jawlines make him a heartthrob. He is one of the sexiest black male actors under 40, known for his remarkable performances in movies such as Creed, The Wire, Fantastic Four etc.

At 12, Michael began his career with the movie Black and White by appearing in minor roles in TV serials. Today, he is a well-known name in Hollywood and ranks 15th on the list of 25n Greatest Actors Of The 21st Century. As of 2022, he wass on the list of Sexiest Man Alive.

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