11/14/1972 (48 years old) Minot, North Dakota, United States
It's not surprising that one-time quarterback Duhamel initially dreamed of playing football professionally. But when his sports aspirations didn't work out, this handsome college dropout turned to modeling, and beat out Ashton Kutcher, among others, for the International Modeling and Talent Association Male Model of the Year in 1997. He transitioned to acting with a four-year stint as a charming conman on the soap All My Children, a role that earned him a Daytime Emmy award, then jumped to prime time on Las Vegas in 2003. A career on the big screen came next, with starring roles in Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!, Transformers and its 2009 sequel, and When in Rome. Duhamel has thrived in his personal life as well, finally earning his bachelor's degree in 2005, and marrying his one-time crush, Black Eyed Peas singer Stacy Ferguson (AKA Fergie), in 2009, after a courtship that lasted more than four years.