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10 Men Who Have Gotten Finer With Time

Boris KodjoeWomen aren't the only ones who age gracefully in the entertainment industry. Men have to remain groomed and in shape just like the ladies. Although it seems like men age faster than women, there are a few that have stood the test of time and have simply gotten finer. Vixen has gathered together 10 men over the age of 35 who are aging like wine.

 

1. Boris Kodjoe

At close to 40, this man is the complete package. He is fluent in German, French, English and knows Spanish, not to mention he is a great father to his two children with Nicole Ari Parker. His bright smile and muscular physique keep him looking just as good as his modeling days.

LL Cool J

2. LL Cool J

Ladies have always loved them some James Todd Smith, and at 44, he's still a dapper don. His hats keep him in top condition and his dimple still gives ladies the chills.

Morris Chestnut

3. Morris Chestnut

This chocolate sensation has been in the top 5 of every Vixen's hottest actors list. The 43-year-old has something about him that's simply irresistible.

Lamman Rucker

4. Lamman Rucker

Mr. Rucker may have captured our attention in Why Did I Get Married?, but he's been in the industry for quite some time. The 41-year-old is still embracing his boyish good looks and doesn't seem to be aging anytime soon.

Nas

5. Nas

Nas is street sexy and always will be. His aura is mysterious and his baby face keeps us wondering how he's even a day pass 30.

Idris Elba

6. Idris Elba

This British sensation has brought sexy back to the States. Not only he is a great actor, his piercing eyes are an instant turn-on for the ladies. Whoever said 40 was the new 20 was absolutely correct in his case.

Denzel Washington

7. Denzel Washington

Denzel needs no introduction. He has been winning women over for for almost 40 years in the industry. It's still hard to believe that he is 57.

Dwayne Johnson

8. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

Do you smell what the Rock is cooking? With abs and muscles of steel and a voice that commands anyone's attention, The Rock will always be a winner.

Larenz Tate

9. Larenz Tate

This baby-faced actor is proof that even men take dips into the fountain of youth. At close to 40-years-old, we'd say he's still channeling his teen years.

Shemar Moore

10. Shemar Moore

Forty-two years old never looked this good, then again it is Shemar. The model/actor has been giving women eye candy for decades.

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