You will NEVER guess which male celebrity tops the list of nominees for the sexiest beard in Australia

Who has the sexiest beard in Australia? The 20 male celebrities with the funkiest fuzz are revealed ... and you will NEVER guess who tops the coveted list (PHOTO: Chris Hemsworth)

The battle of the beards has begun, with the selection of Take5 magazine from their selections for the sexiest celebrity beard in Australia.

And Radio Today launched the 20-star Hunky list on Friday, who are competing to be crowned with the title of having the most attractive facial fluff.

The attractive beard and the thick beards of the actors, singers, radio stars, television presenters and former singles are being rated by the public, but CAN you guess who tops the list?

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Who has the sexiest beard in Australia? The 20 male celebrities with the funkiest fuzz are revealed ... and you will NEVER guess who tops the coveted list (PHOTO: Chris Hemsworth)

Who has the sexiest beard in Australia? The 20 male celebrities with the funkiest fuzz are revealed … and you will NEVER guess who tops the coveted list (PHOTO: Chris Hemsworth)

Among the group of men with beards was the shock athlete Kyle Sandilands, 47, who was ranked 16th thanks to his platinum bristles.

Take5's editor, Paul, said comically: "Some were surprised that Kyle made the list, but his chin obviously attracts the ladies."

Comedian Hamish Blake, 36, came in third on the list, as handsome actor Simon Baker, 49, came in second.

Who wins? The battle of the beards has begun, with the selection of Take5 magazine of their selections for the sexiest celebrity beard in Australia

Who wins? The battle of the beards has begun, with the selection of Take5 magazine of their selections for the sexiest celebrity beard in Australia

Who wins? The battle of the beards has begun, with the selection of Take5 magazine of their selections for the sexiest celebrity beard in Australia

"Some were surprised that Kyle made the list, but his chin obviously attracts the ladies." Among the group of men with beards was Kyle Sandilands, 47 years old and moving KIIS FM, he came in 16th place thanks to his platinum bristles

And topping the list of nominees was the personality of the high profile Australian media and the host of the projectWaleed Aly.

Waleed's incipient, dark beard seemed to have scored big points for the journalist.

The 40-year-old man made his way to his first position in Friday night episode of The Project, admitting that his seemingly favorable rating was actually due to alphabetic motives.

If you have it, boast about it! Topping the coveted list was the personality of the high profile Australian media and the host of the Waleed Aly project.

If you have it, boast about it! Topping the coveted list was the personality of the high profile Australian media and the host of the Waleed Aly project.

If you have it, boast about it! Topping the coveted list was the personality of the high profile Australian media and the host of the Waleed Aly project.

Battle of the beards! Waleed's incipient dark beard seems to have scored big points for the journalist

Battle of the beards! Waleed's incipient dark beard seems to have scored big points for the journalist

Battle of the beards! Waleed's incipient dark beard seems to have scored big points for the journalist

"There has to be something good to have a name like mine," joked Waleed.

Among the group of scholars with beards was also the actor Chris Hemsworth, the AFL player Josh Gibson and the Hollywood heartthrob, Hugh Jackman.

Other surprising names made the list, including MasterChef star Matt Preston, actor Shane Jacobson, comedian Shaun Micallef and radio host Marty Sheargold.

The winner will be decided by public vote.

Among the group of scholars with beards was also the actor Chris Hemsworth, the AFL player Josh Gibson and the Hollywood heartthrob, Hugh Jackman.

Among the group of scholars with beards was also the actor Chris Hemsworth, the AFL player Josh Gibson and the Hollywood heartthrob, Hugh Jackman.

Among the group of scholars with beards was also the actor Chris Hemsworth, the AFL player Josh Gibson (left) and the Hollywood block, Hugh Jackman (right)

Among the group of scholars with beards was also the actor Chris Hemsworth, the AFL player Josh Gibson (left) and the Hollywood block, Hugh Jackman (right)

Among the group of scholars with beards was also the actor Chris Hemsworth, the AFL player Josh Gibson (left) and the Hollywood block, Hugh Jackman (right)

Dashing: The actor Simon Baker, 49, was second on the list

Dashing: The actor Simon Baker, 49, was second on the list

Dashing: The actor Simon Baker, 49, was second on the list

The sexiest beards: Other surprising names made the list, including MasterChef star Matt Preston (left), actor Shane Jacobson (right, comedian Shaun Micallef and radio host Marty Sheargold

The sexiest beards: Other surprising names made the list, including MasterChef star Matt Preston (left), actor Shane Jacobson (right, comedian Shaun Micallef and radio host Marty Sheargold

The sexiest beards: Other surprising names made the list, including MasterChef star Matt Preston (left), actor Shane Jacobson (right, comedian Shaun Micallef and radio host Marty Sheargold

The sexiest beards: Other surprising names made the list, including MasterChef star Matt Preston (left), actor Shane Jacobson (right, comedian Shaun Micallef and radio host Marty Sheargold

The sexiest beards: Other surprising names made the list, including MasterChef star Matt Preston (left), actor Shane Jacobson (right, comedian Shaun Micallef and radio host Marty Sheargold

Almost! Comedian Hamish Blake, 36, came in third on the list

Almost! Comedian Hamish Blake, 36, came in third on the list

Almost! Comedian Hamish Blake, 36, came in third on the list

Australia's sexiest celebrity beards

1) Waleed Aly – presenter, the project

2) Simon Baker – Actor / director

3) Hamish Blake – TV Presenter

4) Joel Edgerton – Actor

5) Josh Gibson – former AFL player

6) Chris Hemsworth – Movie star

7) Hugh Jackman – Movie star

8) Shane Jacobson – Actor / presenter

9) Matty Johns – legend / presenter of NRL

10) Lehmo – Personality of the radio

11) Shaun Micallef – TV Presenter

12) Daniel MacPherson – Actor

13) Miguel Maestre – Famous Chef

14) Matt Preston – judge of Masterchef

15) Tim Robards – Former Bachelor

16) Kyle Sandilands – presenter, Kiis FM

17) Marty Sheargold – Presenter Nova

18) Hugh Sheridan – Actor and singer

19) Curtis Stone – Famous Chef

20) Eric Thomson – Actor

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