Prince William has regained his crown. No not his actual, royal crown, but his official title as "world's hottest bald man".
Bumping Vin Diesel off the top spot as the sexiest follicly-challenged bloke on the planet, the Prince of Wales has dethroned the actor who scooped the accolade in 2022.
The light-hearted study actually has some scientific basis drawing on aspects such as facial golden ratio (which crowned Jodie Comer the most beautiful woman in the world last year), voice attractiveness and global search interest, to produce a whole new ranking of the world's sexiest bald men
The research, compiled by Reboot SEO Agency, also takes into consideration each celebrity's cranial shine factor (ie how shiny their heads are) to create an index score out of 10.
In 2021 the study sparked a huge debate online with many celebrities such as Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Mike Tyson giving their views on the divisive results.
This year Prince William topped the list with an impressive 9.88/10, closely followed by last year's winner Diesel with 8.81/10.
The eternally popular Jason Statham's lack of hair still isn't putting off fans, with the actor scooping the third spot in the scientifically-backed list, while Samuel L Jackson made it into fourth and Jeff Bezos made up the top five, which may no doubt raise some eye brows.
Rounding off the top ten sexiest bald men are Michael Jordan (7/10), Dwayne Johnson (6.9/10), Shemar Moore (6.8/10), Shaquille O’Neal (6.5/10) and Terry Crews (6.3/10).
The sexiest bald men according to science
1. Prince William
Scoring an impressive, 9.88/10, the Prince of Wales has, once again, been crowned the sexiest bald man of 2023. Considered something of a heartthrob in his fuller-locked younger years, it seems the the future king is having something of a renaissance, with 37,000 fans (roughly 9,500 more than Vin Diesel) around the globe scrolling for ‘shirtless’ images of the British royal.
His smooth scalp scored 74% for shine factor, his face a 72% score on the golden ratio and his voice an attractive score of 9.91 out of ten - second only to NBA analyst, Shaquille O’Neal, who has the sexiest voice among those analysed.
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2. Vin Diesel
Despite claiming the title of sexiest bald man in 2022, Vin Diesel has been dethroned in 2023, ranking in second place with a still impressive final sexy score of 8.81/10.
Vin Diesel’s bald head ranked number one for shine factor out of all the celebrities compared, with a score of 74%. Additionally, his deep voice scored an 8.83 out of ten for attractiveness. Despite measuring close to the average height for males at 5 ft 9, this was not quite enough to beat Prince William’s impressive 6 ft 2 stature.
3. Jason Statham
Renowned for his good looks and cheeky British charm, Jason Statham came in third sport, scoring a total of 8.51/10.
When it comes to the golden ratio, Statham landed the top facial symmetry score (79%) on the list. The British actor also boasts 26,000 global yearly topless searches, and an appealing cranial shine factor score of 73%.
4. Samuel L. Jackson
After being named the ‘sexiest man alive’ by Glamour Magazine this November, it’s easy to see why Samuel L. Jackson claimed a place within the top five on the this list too.
The 74-year-old appears to be ageing like fine wine, landing an impressive golden ratio score of 73%. With a deep and confident voice, the respected actor also achieves a 7.36 for vocal attractiveness, earning him an overall sexiness score of 7.31/10.
5. Jeff Bezos
Money talks, which may help explain why the world’s second richest man has scooped a top spot on this list. With a net worth of over $144 billion, Jeff Bezos can add scientifically sexy to his list of appealing traits. Bezos scoring an overall 7.12/10 for attractiveness.
Despite standing at the shortest on the list at 5 ft 6, Bezos makes up for it in public interest, in which over 52,000 people around the globe this year have been surprisingly curious in their search for ‘shirtless’ and ‘naked’ pictures of the billionaire, accumulating more fascination for his bared chest than any other celebrity on the list.
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