Having a ripped midsection is not just about looking good when shirtless, any fitness instructor will tell you that having great abdominal muscles has numerous benefits. If your abs are strong, it follows that your lower back and obliques are strong, too, which means you are less likely to have lower back issues.
But let us cut the crap and go directly to the point, apart from it’s a reflection of the kind of lifestyle and level of discipline one person has, having a razor cut core is just sexy.
In this respect, we are listing down 10 of the hottest young celebrities whose set of abs is chiseled to perfection. And of course, this round-up that seeks to name the famous young men with the great abs will not just talking about their half-naked glory, we are also talking about their talent and star power, which makes these sons of Adam even much sexier.
1. James Reid (23)
He wasn’t called “The Body of the Century” for no reason. And all of his shirtless photos just serve as a constant reminder how lucky Nadine Lustre is.
James is your all-around star who has a long list of achievements to his name. The Till I Met You star is his generation’s box office heartthrob, he’s got a platinum record under his belt and he has starred in top rating television series.
This Filipino Australian mutt is also an ambassador of big brands making him one of the most trusted names in the field of product endorsements. With a beautiful face and a ripped physique to boot, it’s no longer surprising when his name comes first into mind when talking about the sexiest young male celebrities in the land. Would you know his secret to his drool-worthy physique? In a recent interview with Manila Standard, James revealed that he goes to the gym twice a week and he doesn’t plan to grow more muscles as his fitness goal is to just maintain his current form.
2. Derrick Monasterio (21)
If not because of Alden Richards, this actor would have been the Kapuso Network’s hottest property, literally and figuratively. Up until recently, Derrick had always been known for his boy-next-door charm. But as soon as he grew those muscles, that “just cute boy image” just had to go.
The young hunky actor is a triple treat – he can sing, act and dance. With his striking good looks (thanks to his Filipino-American-Jamaican-Italian lineage), the future is nothing but bright for this young star who still possesses a boyish look but in a very manly form. Derrick is playing superhero in his next television assignment. Abs plus superhero? That is nothing but a killer combination.
3. Jak Roberto (22)
On the Kapuso lot, he’s often regarded as the male counterpart of Kim Domingo. Like the “New Pantasya ng Bayan,” Jak’s half naked presence is a sight to behold. The Sunday Pinasaya and Bubble Gang regular (two of the shows where he’s mostly shirtless all the time) is basically a walking abs. In fact, it’s hard to find any pictures of him without a ripping six pack. Actually, when asked who’s got the best abs among Kapuso stars, he’s the first one to come into mind. And people think of his amazing abs first before his acting skills, which we believe is not a bad thing at all.
4. JC Santos (27)
We have mentioned a few weeks back that ABS-CBN’s move to cast a relatively unknown yet talented actor seems to be a wise decision. Just on the first week of Till I Met You, JC has already proven himself to be a star to watch out for. And he may be playing a gay role in the primetime series but that didn’t make JC any less of a hottie. Just so you know, the rising stars used to be a singer-dancer in Hong Kong. He had a short stint as a singer in Universal Studios in Singapore and studied musical theater in New York.
5. Enzo Pineda (26)
In last year’s Cosmo Carnival, the actor just threw a nonchalant smile when he failed to complete his gimmick while on the runway. But everyone at the audience area was quick to forgive the actor. Actually, his half naked glory was more than enough to make all the girls and gays swoon over him. In fact, he never disappoints when he makes a public appearance sans his shirt. The only question we got is: When will he finally get a lead role?
6. Ben Alves (27)
As one of the busiest actors in the Kapuso Network, he has all the chances to tease the viewers with his tight abs especially with his character in the sexy comedy A1 Ko Sa ‘Yo. Probably, having great abs runs in the family. Benjamin’s uncle, Piolo Pascual, was once called the sexiest man in the country. It’s not surprising at all if this young actor will become one, too.
7. Enchong Dee (27)
He is no longer a stranger to wearing speedos and strutting the runway half naked. As a member of De La Salle’s swimming team before he dived into the pool of showbiz, Enchong has been wearing skimpy swimwear since time immemorial. Yes, swimming didn’t just trained and broaden his shoulders, it made him very comfortable wearing trunks in public, too. Though he’s shifting now to a more conservative image, since he’s being groomed as a dramatic actor by his mother studio, his abs are still intact.
8. Matteo Guidicelli (26)
The actor-host rose to fame as a young car racer. Matteo believes that no accomplishment comes in an instant and that everything he has now, including his razor cut midsection, was achieved through patience and hard work. It’s just a crying shame we don’t get to see it more often. And that makes Sarah G a one lucky girl.
9. Juancho Triviño (23)
He became a guest on-field reporter in the Kapuso morning show Unang Hirit back in the summer. The audience of the morning show was surprised to see a good-looking guy half naked early in the morning in some of the most unusual places in the metro and nearby provinces for the show’s summer features, specifically resorts. Though his stint in the morning show was just short-lived, his perfect set of abs will be imprinted longer in the viewers’ mind. Juancho is now a regular mainstay of Bubble Gang, where he occasionally flashes his best asset.
10. Gerald Anderson (27)
He’s been out of the limelight of late but good news ladies, the former golden boy of TV and movies will soon hit the small screen opposite his first loveteam, Kim Chiu. Just cross your finger that the new series would have a bit of mature content so you will have a glimpse of his gorgeous asset once again.