The 28 Hottest Men And Women From Yorkshire

There must be something in the water. Something sexy.

1. Sean Bean, Sheffield


One does simply not just play Ned Stark, Boromir, Alec Trevelyan, and Richard Sharpe. One must first be born in Yorkshire.

2. Lena Headey, Huddersfield


Actress, best known for Game of Thrones, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, and 300.

3. Matthew Lewis, Leeds

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DAILY REMINDER: Neville is hot now. You may need to sit down. Yorkshire wins.

4. Jessica Ennis-Hill, Sheffield

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Heptathlete. Current Olympic and former World and European Champion.

5. Alex Turner, Sheffield

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Singer and songwriter, Arctic Monkeys. I bet that you look good in the bedroom…

6. Corinne Bailey Rae, Leeds

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Grammy and MOBO-winning singer/songwriter.

7. Sir Patrick Stewart, Mirfield

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Actor, best known for roles in the X-Men movies, and Star Trek: The Next Generation. Make. It. So.

8. Jodie Whittaker, Huddersfield

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Actress, best known for films Venus, and Attack the Block, and TV series Broadchurch and The Smoke.

9. James Frain, Leeds


Actor, best known for roles in The Tudors, True Blood, and Sleepy Hollow.

10. Jennifer Metcalfe, Bradford

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Actress, best known for her role in the TV soap Hollyoaks.

11. Andrew-Lee Potts, Bradford


Actor, best known for Primeval and the Syfy mini-series Alice. (Brother of Sarah-Jane Potts, below.)

12. Sarah-Jane Potts, Bradford

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Actress, best known for the film Kinky Boots and the soaps Holby City and Waterloo Road. (Sister of Andrew-Lee Potts, above.)

13. Edward Hogg, Doncaster

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Actor, best known for the films White Lightnin’ and Bunny & The Bull.

14. Maimie McCoy, Northallerton


Actress, best known for her role in TV series The Musketeers.

15. Oliver Sykes, Sheffield

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Singer, Bring Me the Horizon. Bring me breakfast in bed, more like.

16. Kimberley Walsh, Bradford

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Singer, Girls Aloud.

17. Jarvis Cocker, Sheffield

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Singer/songwriter/legend, Pulp.

18. Melanie Brown, Leeds

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Spice Girl and television presenter.

19. Dominic West, Sheffield


Actor, best known for his role as Jimmy McNulty in HBO’s The Wire.

20. Zöe Lucker, Huddersfield

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Actress, best known for roles in Footballer’s Wives, Eastenders, and Waterloo Road.

21. The Brownlee brothers, Leeds

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Triathletes. Alistair and Jonathan both won Olympic medals in London.

22. Jessica-Jane Clement, Sheffield

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Model, actress, and TV presenter, best known for starring in the The Real Hustle.

23. Jimi Mistry, Scarborough

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Actor, best known for films East is East and its sequel, and for his roles on TV soaps Eastenders and Coronation Street.

24. Natalie Anderson, Bradford

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Actress, best known for roles in Emmerdale and The Royal.

25. Richard Coyle, Sheffield

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Actor, best known for roles in Topsy-Turvy, Lorna Doone, and Going Postal, as well as television comedy Coupling.

26. Verity Rushworth, Bradford

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Actress, best known for her role on TV soap Emmerdale.

27. Gary Jarman, Wakefield

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Bassist, The Cribs.

28. Charlie Webster, Sheffield

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Sports TV presenter, covering football, superbikes, speedway, and boxing for the BBC, ITV4, Sky Sports, ESPN, Star Sports, Setanta Sports, and Channel 4.


It has been brought to BuzzFeed’s attention that Gary Jarman is in fact the better looking Jarman twin. Apologies for any offense this may have caused, especially if you’re Ryan Jarman.

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