Christian Grey is the male protagonist in the wildly popular Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy by E. L. James. Grey is depicted as a tall, muscular, handsome, and powerful entrepreneur and business man. The female protagonist, Anastasia Steele, first meets Grey when she fills in for her writer roommate for an interview with Grey. They begin a relationship in which Steele is introduced to sex and the BDSM world.
Kinkly explains Christian Grey
While many women were attracted to Christian Grey's charisma and dominance, the books have been criticized idealizing what some call an abusive relationship between the two main characters.