Celebrity See How the Internet Is Reacting to PEOPLE's 2016 Sexiest Man Alive (Hint: Zero Chill Involved) PEOPLE's 2016 Sexiest Man Alive is Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, and the Internet is very, very pleased By Maria Yagoda Updated on November 16, 2016 10:16 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Another year, another sexy man to fall even more in love with. PEOPLE’s 2016 Sexiest Man Alive is Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, and the Internet is very, very pleased. The former WWE champ, 44, was pretty pleased, too, when he first heard the news. “I said, “That’s awesome.’ And then what went through my mind was just how cool and exciting it is,” Johnson tells PEOPLE in this week’s cover story. “And then I thought, ‘Wow, we’ve pretty much reached the pinnacle.’ I’m not quite too sure where we go from here. I’ve done it all, this is it.” At 6’5″ and 245 lbs., the star of Disney’s upcoming Moana is a lot to love. Here’s a small taste of the Internet’s collective freak-out: For more from this year’s Sexiest Man Alive — and to see who else made the cut — pick up this week’s issue of PEOPLE on newsstands Friday Though humbled by his prestigious new title, Johnson does expect to receive a little grief — especially from his guy friends. “It’s coming now, I can just imagine how it’s going to be,” he says with a laugh. “But see, here’s the thing, they give me grief, but they all wish. They all wish.” Watch the full episode of Sexiest Men Alive: Through the Years, streaming now on People/Entertainment Weekly Network (PEN). Go to PEOPLE.com/PEN, or download the app for Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Xumo, Chromecast, Xfinity, iOS and Android devices.