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Before his breakout role in the Latin soap Pasién, the 31-year-old father of two left little to the imagination during a 2007 photo shoot. "What can I say?" says Levy, who's been called "the Latin Brad Pitt". "Back in Cuba, I had no shoes and was walking on the streets. And today, to be in this position of my life, it's been great. I have no complaints at all."
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TOTALLY ON WASHBOARD
In keeping with the beach theme, Levy looks like he's ready to ride some waves on the set of Triunfo del Amor, the Mexican telenovela in which he plays the romantic lead Max Sandoval, in October 2010.
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TAKE IT OFF
No shirt, no problem! Levy doffs his top for the sake of art during a performance of Una Amante A La Medida, a comedy he staged at Miami's Gusman Center for the Performing Arts in June 2010.
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HE'S GOT IT COVERED
"To come to this country and receive this kind of love from people you don't even know, it's amazing," Levy tells PEOPLE in this week's cover story.
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Proving that one Levy just isn't enough, PEOPLE released the hunk's second cover, which didn't make the final cut. In a PEOPLE.com poll, though, 64% of readers preferred Levy's smoldering cover over the one currently on newsstands.
For the full story on the sexy star, which details his upbringing in Cuba, his amazing run on DWTS and his family life with on-and-off girlfriend Elizabeth Gutiérrez and their two children, pick up this week's issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday.