From Kofi to Idris: 25 Beautiful Bearded Fellas Who Gave Us Heart Eyes In 2017

Lauren Porter Nov, 14, 2017

Bearded baes won 2017. These famous fuzzy faces reigned supreme on our hot list.

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Who knew that Idris Elba invented salt and pepper beards?! Ok, ok, he didn't but it sure seems like it because when we think of them, we only have eyes for his. The actor just gets better with age. Whew!

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All hail, Queen Sugar star Kofi Siriboe's baelicious beard. There's a reason he was our 2016 sexiest man of the year and with that smile, his skin and his amazing facial hair, he'll be an eye candy dream come true for many more years to come.

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Whether you're in the Lawrence Hive or not, there is no denying that Jay Ellis is one good-looking guy. Although the Insecure star doesn't work a full face of facial hair, he has just enough scruff to make us swoon!

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Trevante Rhodes stole our hearts in Moonlight and he and his beard are still on our minds as our man crush every day.

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There is no shame in us admitting that we are definitely "Team Daniel" for Insecure actor Y'lan Noel. Between the beard and all of his hot chocolate, we are saying yes, yes, yes!

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Atlanta star Brian Tyree Henry is a total teddy bear and that beard? It's everything!

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We may hate Dro on Insecure but in real life, we are absolute fans of bearded cutie Sarunas Jackson. The fact that he's 6'8" is just a bonus!

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We love the Champagne Papi and we'd run through the six with him and his beard any day! 

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We will always vote Morris Chestnut as our best man, beard included!

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Colin Kaepernick is never on the sidelines to us--he and his beard are good-looking and front and center. 

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When doesn't Lance Gross look great? Do you see this new beard? It looks AMAZING!

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Omari Hardwick's beard is powerful. Enough said. 

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Sigh, just look at Boris' beard. It's just as beautiful as him!

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HBO's The Night Of may have ended in 2016 but we are still crushing hard on its lead star, Riz Ahmed. The British born Pakistani is cute, woke and bearded. That's an eye candy triple threat!

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The actor and activist is more than meets the eye and with that beard, he's basically perfect!

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Our love for Lenny and his bearded rocker vibes will never die!

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We will forever love Michael Ealy because just look at him. 

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Taye Diggs is always and forever swoon-worthy!

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Common may be happily in a relationship with Angela Rye but our crush on him will never ever go away. 

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As we anxiously await for Miguel to drop his new album, can we just take a moment to appreciate his beauty!

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LeBron James is the king of the basketball court but his beard is worthy of the throne too!

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Donald Glover may have won an Emmy this year for his acting and directing of the FX series, Atlanta, but the other big winner was his beard. Just look at it!

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We love The Rock for looking this good. Can you blame us?!

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Lisa Bonet is one lucky lady with her hubby Jason Momoa looking this good!

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Jidenna is a classic man and his beard is even better. Swoon!