2013 Stewart Hatton Jr

Age:28

Occupation:Model

Home:South Shields

Stewart is a choreographer, model and performer, with a great zest for life.

On Saturday 30th November 2013, Mission 2 in gayleeds played host to the Grand Final of Britain's biggest, most wide spread gay men's beauty contest. It's a contest that has been running for almost 20 years now, it is of course Mr Gay UK!

The celebrity judging panel consisted of GT (Gay Times) Assistant Editor Lee Dalloway and Editorial Assistant Ryan Butcher, Mr Gay UK 2012 Leroy Williamson, gayleeds.com Co-Editor Ross McCusker and Swedish Pop Star Jan George.

The evening was hosted by MrGayUK Director, Terry George who introduced the 9 gorgeous finalists, who had been chosen by the public from over 250 applicants from throughout the UK (this year digitally via social networking sites).

At midnight on the night of the final Stuart Hatton 28 from South Shields was chosen by the judges and crowned Mr Gay UK 2013.

Stuart is the co-principal at his family dance studios, The Hatton Academy of Dance. When asked how he felt about winner the title of MrGayUK he said: “It feels amazing to be Mr Gay UK and I’m very proud to bring the title to the North East for the first time. He added "I hope I can be a role model for the gay community throughout the UK.”

Mr Gay UK 2013 Project Manager Thomas Wales told us how proud he was to bring the contest into the 21st Century by giving the public the power to choose their finalists instead of having the live national heats. Thomas said that "Stuart is a prime example of the diversity that giving the public the power to choose their Mr Gay UK finalists, it proves that you don't have to be a gay stereotype to win this contest. He hot, intelligent, caring and all round genuine guy".

2011 Sam Kneen

Age:22

Job:Hairdresser

Home:Cardiff

Sam, winner of Mr Gay UK 2011, is a hairdresser from Cardiff.

Dino Gamecho

Age:19

Job:Student

Home:Cardiff

Dino is from Cardiff and is a student in London.

Mr Gay UK 2007 Grand Final 

Daniel Broughton is the winner of Mr Gay UK 2007 the Grand Final was held at the Flamingo club in Blackpool.

Celebrity couple Michelle Scott-Lee from Liberty X and her husband Andy Scott-Lee a former pop idol finalist were the fabulous hosts, The Sheilas - best known for the Sheila's Wheels ads - were the star turn and the celebrity judges included Shabaz from Big Brother, Hollyoaks star James Sutton and Soapstar Superstar's Leon Lopez.

2006 Mark Carter

Age:23

Job:Police Man

Home:Huddersfield

Mark is a policeman from Huddersfield, but won his heat in Birmingham.

2004 Mark Roberts

Age:23

Job:Plasterer

Home:Walsall

Mark Roberts

2003 Jarrod Batchelor

Age:23

Job:Fireman

Home:Newport
 

2002 Rob Conn

Age:24

Job:IT manager

Home:Bristol

Rob Conn from Bristol has won the Mr GAY UK 2002 competition at The Nightingale in Birmingham, hosted by Craig Phillips, winner of the first Big Brother.

2001 Carl Austin

Age:23

Job:Events Manager

Home:Manchester

Carl Austin wins Mr Gay UK 2001 - Manchesters Carl Austin has won the coveted title of Mr Gay UK.

2000 Harry Frensh

Age:19

Job:Lifeguard

Home:Glasgow

We searched the UK high and low this year to find the new Mr Gay UK, last night played host to the grand final at DNA in Birmingham. just 19 years old and representing Bennet`s in Glasgow.

1999 Mark Ledsham

Age:20

Job:Business Student

Home:Manchester

Mark Ledsham a 20 year old business student from Manchester has won Mr Gay UK 1999. The Grand final was hosted by the lovely Jane Mcdonald and broadcast again for another year on Channel 5 where figures reached over 1 Million.

1997 Shaun McVein

Age:22

Job:

Home:Manchester

Shaun McVein, from Manchester. Shaun, won the title out of 27 finalists only the previous week in the 'Grand Final' at, The Dome, in Birmingham.

1996 Roy Fairhurst

Age:18

Job:DJ

Home:Leeds

Roy Fairhurst scoops the honours at this years Mr Gay UK final. The London Astoria played host to the grand final for Mr Gay UK 1996.

Mr Gay UK 1995 - Lance Trimble representing; Subway City,
Birmingham.

1995 Lance Trimble

Age:19

Job:

Home:Birmingham

In front of a packed to bursting point Hacienda, Manchesters infamous nightclub Lance Trimble has been crowned this years Mr Gay UK.

Mr Gay UK 1994 - David Jackson Representing, Cruz 101, Manchester 

1994 David Jackson

Age:21

Job:DJ

Home:Manchester

Manchester stole the show this year as Mancunian David Jackson gained the most votes and walked away with the coverted title of Mr Gay UK.