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English Actor, Idris Elba’s Biography With Age, Wife, Height, Success Story, Movies, TV Shows, Awards, Achievements, And More

Sam R Published On Tue Jan 15 2019   Modified On Tue Jan 15 2019
English Actor, Idris Elba’s Biography With Age, Wife, Height, Success Story, Movies, TV Shows, Awards, Achievements, And More

Facts of Idris Elba

Full NameIdris Elba
Birth NameIdrissa Akuna Elba
ProfessionActor, DJ, Musician
NationalityBritist
EthnicitySierra Leonean and Ghanaian
Birth CityLondon, England, UK
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseHanne "Kim" Nørgaard (1999 until 2003) and Sonya Nicole Hamlin (for four months in 2006)
EducationBarking and Dagenham College

Content

    Body and Relation Status of Idris Elba

    What is Idris Elba marital status ?Married
    Who is Idris Elba married with?Hanne "Kim" Nørgaard (1999 until 2003) and Sonya Nicole Hamlin (for four months in 2006)

    The English actor, Idris Elba is famous for his character of drug lord Russell ‘Stringer’ Bell on the HBO series ‘The Wire’. For his hard work and dedication, he has been nominated five times in Primetime Emmy Awards and has been nominated four times in  Golden Globe Award for Best Actor, winning one. As of now, he is working in his upcoming movies The Dark Tower, Molly’s Game. 

    Idris Elba’s Biography

    Idris Elba was born under the birth sign Virgo on September 6, 1972, in London, England. He was raised by father, Winston Elba, and mother, Eve Elba in Hackney and East Ham. His father was a Sierra Leonean and Ford motor factory’s worker, and his mother was a Ghanaian in Hackney, London, England.

    As per his educational background, he joined Canning Town school but he didn’t complete his school level during the year 1988. Later on, he became a member of the National Youth Music Theatre.

    Idris Elba’s Body Statistics

    • Body Measurements: Idris Elba has a maintained his body physically fit even in the age of 46 years.
    • Height & Weight: He stands at the tall height of 6 feet 2 inches and has a healthy body weight of 97kg
    • Hair Color: He has a brushed hair with black color.
    • Eyes Color: His dark brown eyes color has described his personality to be the mysterious type of person.

    Idris Elba’s Relationship History

    The 46 years, Idris Elba has been married twice but his none of his relationship last forever. Currently, he is a divorced person and doesn’t seem to be involved in any kind of relationship. At first, he was married to his first wife, Hanne “Kim” Norgaard in 1999. However, the couple couldn’t continue their relationship for more than four years.

    Later on, in 2006, Idris married to Sonya Hamlin but the couple separated in the same year of their wedding.

    Children

    The actor is the father of two children: Isan Elba and Winston Elba. Both of his children are from his relationship with the first wife.

    Idris Elba’s Career and Net Worth

    Idris Elba started his career as a DJ in a night club. Later on, in 1995 he got the opportunity to work in series Bramwell. After several years of contribution, his career took a breakthrough after he appeared in the series called Daddy’s Little Girls.

    Later on, he played in the famous series such as The Wire, Luther. He has also worked in the movies such as Thor: The Dark World, Beasts of No Nation, Star Trek Beyond. Among all of his work, he is most recognized for his role as a Nelson Mandela in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.

    Net Worth

    The longtime Hollywood actor, Idris Elba has a net worth of $20 million at present. He has earned a huge sum of money from his career. His net worth in the past days was $25 million that has somehow reduced in present days.

    The major source of his income is his acting career, which has driven him to the success. His recent movies that made a good collection at the box office include Prometheus, Thor: The Dark World, Thor: Ragnarok, Avengers: Age Of Ultron, and Avengers: Infinity War.

    Idris Elba’s Facts and Favorite Things

    • Idris Elba is the only male who has appeared in the Maxim magazine cover page.
    • He is a good friend with Chiwetel Ejiofor and Jamie Foxx.

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