Idris Elba Lifestyle, Wiki, Net Worth, Income, Salary, House, Cars, Favorites, Affairs, Awards, Family, Facts & Biography




Idris Elba is an actor, writer, producer, musician, DJ, rapper and English singer. He is known for roles including Stringer Bell in the HBO series The Wire, DCI John Luther in the BBC One Luther and Nelson Mandela series in the biopic Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. He has been nominated four times for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor: miniseries or television film. He won one and was nominated five times for a Primetime Emmy Award.




Birth name

Idrissa Akuna Elba

Nickname

Idris, Big Driis DJ, Big Driis, 7 Dub, Big Driis Londoner

Profession

Actor, Screenwriter, Producer, Musician, DJ, Rapper, Singer

Kind

Hip Hop, Soul, R & B

instruments

The voices

labels

He has released his music via 7wallace / Parlophone Records Limited.

Nationality

English

Private life

Anniversary / Date of birth

Idris Elba was born on September 6, 1972 in Hackney, London, England.

Age

He is currently 46 years old.

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Sign of the sun

Virgin

Ethnicity

Black

Religion

Christianity

Education

Idris assisted Kingsland High School then went to Barking and Dagenham College in London to study the drama. The Elbe left school in 1988 and earned a spot at the National Youth Music Theater with a £ 1,500 grant from Prince's Trust.

Family details

  • Father – Winston Elba (Steward at Ford Dagenham) (died of lung cancer in 2013)
  • Mother – Eve Elba
  • Brothers and sisters – No

Civil status

Married

Girlfriend / spouse

Idris Elba dated –

  • Hanne Norgaard (1999-2003) – Danish makeup artist Hanne Nørgaard and Idris Elba were married in 1999. Together, they have a daughter named Isan (born in 2002). The Elbe spoke of their financial difficulties during their marriage, which would have had a negative impact on their relationship. The couple filed for divorce in 2003. Their daughter stays with her mother in Atlanta, Georgia, USA after the couple's divorce.
  • Sonya Nicole Hamlin (2006) – Idris and Sonya Hamlin, a property lawyer, were introduced by a mutual friend in 2006. They immediately lured each other. After going out for only two months, they tied up in Las Vegas. on a whim. Unfortunately, he was fighting for his big break at the time and Sonya's flourishing career hindered their marriage. It was also reported that Elba had canceled the marriage because he wished to retain his status as a sex symbol in Hollywood, which would have been affected by his marital status. They were married from April 9, 2006 to August 11, 2006.

  • Naiyana Garth (2013-2016) – Idris fell in love with another makeup artist when he started dating Naiyana Garth in 2013. Idris became dad for the second time with a boy whom he named Winston (born in 2014), in the honor of his father. However, in February 2016, he left their home in London and the long-time couple ended their relationship. The news of their breakup was announced a few days after Elba was partying with top model Naomi Campbell.

  • Sabrina Dhowre (2017-Present) – Idris Elba met American model and actress Sabrina Dhowre during the filming of The Mountain Between Us in 2017. Sabrina is a former 2014 Miss 2014 beauty pageant winner, and she is 16 years old. But that could not stop the sparks from flying between the two. The couple made their debut on the red carpet at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2017. On February 10, 2018, Idris surprised many people by offering his girlfriend, during the screening in London, Yardie, his first feature film.

Physical statistics

size

  • In feet – 6 feet 2¾ inches
  • In centimeters – 190 cm
  • In meters – 1.90 meters

Weight

  • In kilograms – 96 kg
  • In pounds – 112 lbs

Body measurements

  • Measurements – 44-14-38
  • Chest – 44 inches or 112 cm
  • Arm / Biceps – 14 inches or 35.5 centimeters
  • Cut – 38 inches or 96.5 centimeters

bodybuilding

Athletic

Eye colour

Dark brown

Hair color

Black

Shoe size

He wears shoes of size 11 (US).

Sexuality

Straight ahead

Professional statistics

Famous for

He is known for roles including Stringer Bell in the HBO series The Wire, DCI John Luther in the BBC One Luther and Nelson Mandela series in the feature film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013).

Singer Debut

In 2014, Elba released his EP Idris Elba Presents mid Mandela after being influenced by the lead role in the feature film Mandela: Long Way To Freedom.

Movie start

In 1999, Idris made his film debut playing Grégoire in the French comedy film Belle Maman.

TV debut

On March 29, 1994, Idris made his first appearance on a television show as Alex Mason in the pig in the middle episode of the crime drama series The Bill.

Brand approvals

Elba has endorsed the following brands: Toyota Avalon (2013), Sky Cable Television (UK) (2015), Stand Up 2 Cancer, Fathom Events and Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege.

Awards and nominations

2005Gospel musicBlack Reel Award for Best ActorAppointed
Sometimes in AprilBlack Reel Award for Best Actor: T.V. Movie / CableAppointed
NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a TV Movie, Mini-Series or Special Drama ShowAppointed
2007Daddy's little girlsBET Award for Best ActorAppointed
american gangsterScreen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance in a MovieAppointed
2008This Christmas, American gangster and 28 weeks laterBET Award for Best ActorAppointed
2009RocknRolla and The UnbornAppointed
ObsessedNAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a MovieAppointed
2010LosersBET Award for Best ActorWon
takersBlack Reel Award for Best EnsembleAppointed
LutherGolden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or TV MovieAppointed
2011takersNAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a MovieAppointed
Taker and lutherBET Award for Best ActorWon
LutherNAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a TV Movie, Mini-Series or Special Drama ShowWon
The big cPrimetime Emmy Award for an exceptional guest actor in a humorous seriesAppointed
LutherGolden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or TV MovieWon
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or MovieAppointed
Satellite Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or TV MovieAppointed
2012Black Reel Award for Best Actor: T.V. Movie / CableWon
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or MovieAppointed
Thor, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance and LutherBET Award for Best ActorAppointed
2014Mandela: long march towards freedomGolden Globe Award for Best Actor – Film DramaAppointed
Mandela: long march to freedom and Thor: the dark worldBET Award for Best ActorAppointed
LutherGolden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or TV MovieAppointed
NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a TV Movie, Mini-Series or Special Drama ShowWon
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or MovieAppointed
2015Luther and no good actionBET Award for Best ActorAppointed
No nation's beastsWashington D.C. Area Critics Association Association Award for Best Supporting ActorWon
Awards Circuit Community Award for Best Actor in a Supporting RoleAppointed
BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting RoleAppointed
Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – FilmAppointed
Indiana Film Journalists Association Award for Best Actor in a Supporting RoleAppointed
Independent Spirit Award for Best Male SupporterWon
Kermode Award for Best ActorWon
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance of a Male Actor in a Supporting RoleWon
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance in a MovieAppointed
LutherGolden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or TV MovieAppointed
Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Movie / MiniseriesWon
Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding performances of a male actor in a miniseries or television movieWon
2016British Academy Television Award for Best ActorAppointed
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or MovieAppointed
2017The jungle BookNAACP Image Award for outstanding voiceover performanceWon
Black Reel Award for outstanding vocal performanceWon
ZootopiaBlack Reel Award for outstanding vocal performanceAppointed
Finding DoryBlack Reel Award for outstanding vocal performanceAppointed
Star Trek BeyondChildren's Choice Award for the Naughty FavoriteAppointed

Idris Elba Favorites

  • Favorite movies – Goodfellas (1990), The Field (1979)
  • Favorite song – Honey, I need your love (by John Holt)
  • Favorite Emojis – The Pound Fist, The 100
  • Favorite filming location – Africa
  • Favorite cities – London, Accra (capital of Ghana), New York City
  • Favorite drink – Beer

Idris Elba net worth

Idris Elba has a net worth estimated at $ 25 million In May 2019, his films earned more than $ 9.8 billion in global box office, including more than $ 3.6 billion in North America, where he is among the top 20 players.

Social media profiles

Some lesser known facts about Idris Elba

  • As a teenager, in 1986, Elba helped her uncle in her wedding DJ business. Eventually, he asked for the help of his friends and created his own DJ company in a year.
  • He is an avowed football fan and has been supporting the Arsenal football club since the age of 15, although he admitted to having attended only a very few matches. His father is a supporter of the Manchester United Club.
  • He also covered the hot Hollywood Men issue of Essence magazine in April 2004.
  • Idris holds the distinction of being the only man to have made the front page of Maxim magazine.
  • Actor Daniel Craig had mentioned Elba as his favorite to succeed him under the name of James Bond, stating that he would be fantastic as an MI6 agent.
  • He has actors Jamie Foxx and Chiwetel Ejiofor among his close friends.
  • He has a penchant for high speed and is a rally enthusiast. He also participated in the Irish tarmac championship.
  • Idris Elba has appeared in music videos for Fat Joe, Angie Stone and Giggs. He has also directed and produced several music videos for Mumford and Sons and K Michelle.
  • In May 2007, the island of Elba was selected from"s annual 100 most beautiful people in the world.
  • In April 2009, he was appointed Prince's Trust's ambassador for the fight against crime, which helped him financially to gain a foothold in the show during his youth.
  • In July 2009, Elba was the DJ of BET's current series, Rising Icons.
  • In August 2010, Elba signed up to represent the main character when Alex Patterson's James Cross film franchise was restarted.
  • In 2011, he played on the introduction of Pharoahe Monch's album W.A.R. The following year, he co-directed and starred in the Mumford & Sons clip for Lover of the Light.
  • In 2013, he performed the famous revolutionary Nelson Mandela in the Mandela biopic: Long Walk to Freedom.
  • In 2013, he was named Essence"his sexiest man of the year and was ranked # 2 in people"s Annual Sexiest Man Alive.
  • In 2014, he produced The Rebellious Soul Musical by K. Michelle, who made his VH1 debut on August 19, 2014.
  • In October 2014, Elba received a MOBO Inspiration Award.
  • In 2015, Elba appeared as Heimdall in Avengers: Age of Ultron, a blockbuster film directed by Joss Whedon.
  • In 2015, he was named one of the 50 best-dressed British men in GQ magazine.
  • In April 2016, he was included in Time Magazine's list of the 100 most influential personalities in the world.
  • In July 2018, he launched his 7Wallace Music label.
  • In September 2018, he was one of 50 nominees for making London fantastic and helping shape London's cultural landscape.
  • On November 5, 2018, it was announced that he had been named People."s The sexiest man alive via The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.
  • In 2019, Elba appears in Taylor Swift's song, London Boy, from his seventh studio album, Lover.
  • In April 2019, Elba played at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

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