Sexy And They Know It: Meet The Top 10 Celebrity Spornosexuals (PHOTOS)

Sexy And They Know It: Meet The Top 10 Celebrity Spornosexuals (PHOTOS)

By Telegraph UK on June 15, 2014
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Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo

Towie's Dan Osborne, right, on holiday

The writer who first coined the term ‘metrosexual’, Mark Simpson, has heralded the rise of the ‘spornosexual’ – a social media- and selfie-obsessed male who takes cues on his appearance from sport and porn. But which famous figures are spearheading the trend? We’ve rounded up the top 10 celebrity spornosexuals.

1. Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo after scoring for Real Madrid in the Champions League final 2014
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring a penalty in the Champions League final in typically understated fashion. Spornosexual rating: 9/10

2. Zac Efron

Zac Efron at the MTV Awards 2014

Only a select few actors are recognised for their talents with an international award. This year, Zac Efron scooped the gong for Best Shirtless Performance at the MTV Movie Awards, and celebrated modestly. Spornosexual rating: 9/10

3. Dan Osborne

 TOWIE's Dan Osborne

Mark Simpson, who has coined the term ‘spornosexual’, singled out Towie’s Dan Osborne as a prime example of the narcissistic trend. Spornosexual rating: 10/10

4.  Matthew McConaughey

Actor Matthew McConaughey

Actor Matthew McConaughey (star of Magic Mike) was an early adopter of the spornosexual look. Spornosexual rating: 8/10

5. Tom Daley

Diver Tom Daley at the London Olympics 2012

Tom Daley certainly has the physique to inspire wannabe spornosexuals, though to be fair to him, getting his kit off is part of the day job. Spornosexual rating: 7/10

6. Andrew Cooper

Model Andrew Cooper in the latest Diet Coke advert

You probably couldn’t name him, and you might not recognise him with his clothes on, but Diet Coke model Andrew Cooper boasts the perfect spornosexual body. Spornosexual rating: 8/10

7. Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling in Crazy Stupid Love

Ryan Gosling is a serious actor. But he takes his abs seriously too. Spornosexual rating: 8/10

8. Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal at the US Open 2014

Rafael Nadal boasts one of the finest physiques in sport, but let’s face it, he’s no Dan Osborne. Minus 1 point for slapdash depilation. Spornosexual rating: 6/10
9. Spencer Matthews

Spencer Matthews from Made in Chelsea

There’s no shortage of spornosexual men in London SW3, as Made in Chelsea’s Spencer Matthews proves. Spornosexual rating: 7/10

10. Bobby Norris and Harry Derbridge

Towie's Bobby Norris and boyfriend Harry Derbridge

We don’t know if Bobby Norris and Harry Derbridge‘s look (they’re from Towie, in case you were wondering) is strictly speaking spornosexual, but one thing is certain. It’s plain wrong. Spornosexual rating: 0/10

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