Man Crush Monday: 22 photos of Aaron Paul through the years

by Sarah Long
Feb 22, 2016 at 1:35 p.m. ET

Aaron Paul is our #MCM in honor of his new thriller Triple 9 hitting big screens this week.

1 /21: Circa 1980

1/21 :Circa 1980

Those squishy cheeks were destined for fame.

2 /21: January 2000

2/21 :January 2000

Before he was famous, Paul competed on The Price is Right. Watch his energetic appearance here.

3 /21: April 2007

3/21 :April 2007

By 2007, Paul was pretty well-established in acting, but was still getting his feet wet in the Hollywood scene.

4 /21: October 2008

4/21 :October 2008

In 2008, he was on the precipice of being a huge star.

5 /21: June 2009

5/21 :June 2009

By the time 2009 rolled around, everyone was obsessed with Breaking Bad and Jesse Pinkman.

6 /21: August 2010

6/21 :August 2010

In 2010, he won his first Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for Breaking Bad.

7 /21: January 2011

7/21 :January 2011

With Breaking Bad co-star Bryan Cranston at HBO's 2011 Golden Globes after-party.

8 /21: October 2011

8/21 :October 2011

Paul hit the premiere of The Thing with now-wife Lauren Parsekian.

9 /21: September 2012

9/21 :September 2012

Celebrating his second Emmy for Jesse Pinkman and Breaking Bad.

10 /21: July 2013

10/21 :July 2013

Paul got cozy with Cranston as their Breaking Bad days came to a close.

11 /21: September 2013

11/21 :September 2013

With the Breaking Bad crew at the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.

12 /21: November 2013

12/21 :November 2013

Paul appeared in the ABC special David Blaine: Real or Magic.

13 /21: January 2014

13/21 :January 2014

Paul and his Breaking Bad co-stars won a SAG award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.

14 /21: February 2014

14/21 :February 2014

With Dominic Cooper at a London screening of their movie Need for Speed.

15 /21: March 2014

15/21 :March 2014

"#TBT to the time we were wearing #Burberry suits and covered in blood. #BreakingBad," Paul captioned this Instagram pic.

16 /21: April 2014

16/21 :April 2014

Paul enjoyed Coachella with Parsekian and Ellie Goulding.

17 /21: June 2014

17/21 :June 2014

Paul with a scruffy beard? Still hot.

18 /21: August 2014

18/21 :August 2014

With his final Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for Breaking Bad.

19 /21: April 2015

19/21 :April 2015

Now that's a good-looking couple.

20/21 :2016

Paul describes Triple 9 as "one of the most gritty films you will ever see."

21 /21: February 2016

21/21 :February 2016

Paul obviously has great chemistry with his Triple 9 co-star, Kate Winslet.