Chris Evans is People magazine’s 2022 Sexiest Man Alive. His mom thinks it’s about time.

The universe has spoken, and Boston has reason to be proud.

The city’s own Chris Evans was crowned People magazine’s 2022 Sexiest Man Alive, the publication announced early Tuesday — in a much lower stakes contest on the morning of Election Day.(Given the actor’s devotion to politics, the date may be fitting.)

“My mom will be so happy,” the Sudbury native told the publication.

And she is.

Evans’s mom, Lisa, told the Globe on Tuesday “of course” she’s proud of her son’s most recent honor.

“What mother in the world wouldn’t say ‘It’s about time?’” Lisa Evans told the Globe over the phone. “I have four kids, and I feel they’re all sexy.”

Evans, 41, best known for his role as Captain America in Marvel’s “Avengers” franchise, and more recently “The Gray Man” and “Lightyear,” told People he’s adjusting to his new title.

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