Year in Review 2019: Yahoo Singapore readers’ top 10 international male celebrities

Sheila Chiang
Lifestyle contributor
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SINGAPORE – In 2019, the final instalment of the Avengers series, Avengers: Endgame, caused quite a stir internationally as well as domestically. There is little to no surprise the cast (including the three Chrises) topped the list of most voted international male celebrities. 

Here are your top searches for International male celebrities of 2019.

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Cissy Wang, Donnie Yen, Jasmine Yen attend the amfAR Gala Hong Kong 2019 at the Rosewood Hong Kong on March 25, 2019 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong.


Donnie Yen

Hong Kong actor Donnie Yen is best known for his martial arts films, particularly the Ip Man movie franchise based on real life Wing Chun master Ip Man. The fourth instalment was released in December 2019 and Yen was in Singapore to promote the movie earlier this month. 

However, Yen recently revealed that the fourth instalment of the famous series will also be his final kungfu film, much to the dismay of fans.

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 09: Justin Bieber attends the fight between KSI and Logan Paul at Staples Center on November 9, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. KSI won by decision. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)


Justin Bieber

“Baby” singer Justin Bieber tied the knot for the second time in September with model Hailey Baldwin, one year after getting officially married. The Christian ceremony took place at luxury waterfront resort Montage Palmetto Bluff in South Carolina, very much to the interest of the whole world.

The pop sensation had a high-profile relationship with singer and actress Selena Gomez so it was the talk-of-the-town when he got engaged to Baldwin. 

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 02: Joaquin Phoenix attends a New York screening of "Joker" during the 57th annual New York Film Festival at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on October 02, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)


Joaquin Phoenix

Award-winning actor Joaquin Phoenix portrayed the Joker (2019), a mentally ill party clown who is beaten down by Gotham City throughout the course of the movie Joker. His performance in the movie has been widely raved about as he is known for extreme method acting.

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 10: Dwayne Johnson speaks during Hand And Footprint Ceremony honoring Kevin Hart at TCL Chinese Theatre on December 10, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/WireImage)


Dwayne Johnson 

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson acted as lawman Hobbs, a loyal agent of America's Diplomatic Security Service in the action-packed movie Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019).

The movie lives up to the Fast And Furious tag, with insane stunts, high octane action and well-timed humour.

Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) also had wonderful reception thanks to huge stars such as himself, Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart and Jack Black. 

SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 10: 2019 E! PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS -- Pictured: Robert Downey Jr. speaks on stage during the 2019 E! People's Choice Awards held at the Barker Hangar on November 10, 2019 -- NUP_188997 (Photo by: Alberto Rodriguez/E! Entertainment/NBCU Photo Bank)


Robert Downey Jr.

The Iron Man star has been hailed by many critics as one of the most brilliant and versatile actors of his generation. Iron Man gets paid in gold for his role in the Marvel Universe, earning about US$75 million for his role in Avengers: Endgame (2019).

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Chris Pratt

Actor Chris Pratt also has a share in the star-studded Avengers: Endgame (2019) movie, portraying the role of Peter Quill the Star-Lord. In the same year, he voiced in Disney-Pixar's animated film Onward (2019) alongside his Avengers co-star Tom Holland.

He also married best-selling author and advocate Katherine Schwarzenegger in June. Katherine also happens to be the daughter of Arnold Schwarzenegger.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 04: Tom Holland attends the premiere of 20th Century Fox's "Spies in Disguise" at El Capitan Theatre on December 04, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)


Tom Holland

Tom Holland was quite the star this year, reprising his role as Spider-man in Avengers: Endgame (2019), and Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019). 

He captured the hearts of Marvel fans since his debut appearance in Captain America: Civil War. Being cast as the third live-action Peter Parker was no easy task but he nailed it.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 22: Chris Evans attends the World Premiere of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures "Avengers: Endgame" at Los Angeles Convention Center on April 22, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)


Chris Evans

You would know him Chris Evans as the dashing Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He reprised his role in Avengers: Endgame (2019). 

However, after playing the role for a decade, he may be hanging up his shield in a bid to chart a new path outside of the Marvel universe. 

He makes his first stab at reinvention with Rian Johnson’s Knives Out (2019), a murder mystery film. 

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 22: Bradley Cooper attends the World Premiere of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures "Avengers: Endgame" at Los Angeles Convention Center on April 22, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)


Bradley Cooper

Bradley Cooper had had an eventful year. He watched A Star Is Born clean up at the awards show early this year and produced Joker (2019), which turned into a billion-dollar monster at the box office.

He also split from longtime model girlfriend Irina Shayk.

Chris Hemsworth during the Tokyo Comic Con 2019 on November 23, 2019 in Chiba, Japan.


Chris Hemsworth

Thor actor Chris Hemsworth has had a great year at the box office, starring in hit films including the Men in Black reboot and the final instalment of the Avengers.

He is also quite the family man, prizing family time as one of his life priorities. He also recently posted a hilarious picture of himself being excluded from a family photo of his wife Elsa Pataky and her relatives.