When William Levy made his dancing debut on last week's premiere of ABC's "Dancing With the Stars," ("DWTS") women across America swooned. Once the Cuban actor turned model hit the dance floor, Levy proved that he's more than just a pretty face - he can really dance, too!
But it wasn't only the audience who weakened over Levy. Even judge Bruno Tonioli called him the "hottest package in the season." And who can blame them? He's HOT!
But Levy has been stealing looks long before his debut on "DWTS." Somewhere between the shirtless scenes in JLo's music video "I'm Into You" he was named 2011's "Sexiest Man of the Year" by People en Español.
And now we get to see the man they call "The Latino Brad Pitt" dancing the cha-cha-cha every week. And, if we're lucky enough, he might even take Tonioli's advice and skip the shirt once in a while.
But before we get ahead of ourselves, here are a few things you may not know about the DWTS hunk:
All eyes were on Levy last week on 'Dancing With The Stars." The show's new heartthrob debuted with a cha-cha-cha dance with partner Cheryl Burke. Judge Bruno Tonioli even called him the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/crystal-bell/dancing-with-the-stars-season-14-premiere_b_1365762.html" target="_hplink">"hottest package of the season." </a>
"Who is THAT?!" That's what women everywhere were thinking when William Levy showed up in Jennifer Lopez's 2011 music video <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IgLcQmlN2Xg" target="_hplink">"I'm Into You."</a> His bulging biceps, washboard abs and Gladiator pecs had us at hello.
William Levy from "Dancing With The Stars" appears on ABC's "Good Morning America" show, in New York, Wednesday, May 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)
In 2011, Levy was named <a href="http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/entertainment/2011/08/25/william-levy-tops-people-en-espanol-list-sexiest-men/" target="_hplink">"Sexiest Man of the Year'' by People en Español</a>
After grabbing the second-highest score on Monday's season 14 premiere of "Dancing with the Stars," the Cuban-born hunk told <a href="http://www.usmagazine.com/entertainment/news/dancing-with-the-stars-william-levy-i-stole-fruit-as-a-kid-2012203#ixzz1qF2i1KxR" target="_hplink">Us Weekly</a> it was always his dream to come to America. "Back in Cuba, I had no shoes, I was walking on the street stealing fruits from my neighbors -- and tonight, to be in this position in my life, is really great! No complaints at all." In this photo, Levy and his mother attend the Univision "Premios Juventud Awards."
Before he was an actor on Spanish-language soaps like "Triunfo del Amor" and "Cuidado Con El Angel," Levy was a male model for "Next Models Agency." The Cuban adonis was also featured in two Telemundo reality shows: "Isla de la Tentacion" and "Protagonistas de Novela."
If there was any doubt that Levy has one of the hottest bodies in Hollywood, Us Weekly has uncovered this sexy photo of the hunky telenovela star, <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/22/william-levy-naked-cowboy_n_1373388.html" target="_hplink">which includes rock hard pecs, washboard abs, and bulging biceps. </a> The photo <a href="http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/hot-see-dwts-william-levy-as-a-naked-sexy-cowboy-2012223" target="_hplink">was taken on the set of a 2007 Wild West-themed shoot, </a>according to the magazine.
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 23: 'Dancing With The Stars' third placed finalists Cheryl Burke (L) and William Levy perform on ABC's 'Good Morning America' in Times Square on May 23, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images)
In this Monday, May 21, 2012 image released by ABC, William Levy and his partner Cheryl Burke perform on the celebrity dance competition series "Dancing with the Stars," in Los Angeles. The winner of the competition will be declared on Tuesday. (AP Photo/ABC, Adam Taylor)
FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2008 file photo, Cuban actor William Levy is shown during the filming of an episode of the "Cuidado con el Angel" or "Careful with the Angel" sopa opera at Televisa Network studios in Mexico City. Levy will be among the 12 celebrity contestants on the next season of the ABC dancing competition, premiering March 19. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills, file)
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