has topped a new poll to be named the Sexiest Man Alive.
Thestar, 37, beat Grey’s Anatomy hunk –who is nicknamed Doctor McDreamy on the hit medical series–and actor to pole position on the annual People magazine hotlist.
The title will be a welcome accolade for: He recently revealed it has been his longtime ambition to beat pal –a frequent entrant in such surveys–to the coveted No. 1 spot.
But the married, who became a first-time father earlier this year, remains coy about his win.
He tells People, “You’ve given an aging suburban dad the ego boost of a lifetime.”
The magazine cites‘s “irresistible sense of humor,” “rock-solid family man” and “heart-melting humility” for landing him the title.
The top 10 Sexiest Men are as follows: