Idris Elba is an actor, producer, director, and musician from the United Kingdom. Stringer Bell in HBO’s The Wire, DCI John Luther in BBC One’s Luther, and Nelson Mandela in the historical film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom are among his notable roles. Also, he is well recognized for his role in The Suicide Squad, and Luther.
Idris Elba Early Life, Biography and Wiki
Idris Elba whose real name is Idrissa Akuna Elba, is a British actor best known for his roles in the television shows The Wire and Luther. He was born on September 6, 1972, in London, England. Elba was born to working-class immigrant parents. Also, his mother was born in Ghana, while his father was born in Sierra Leone.
Elba was born and reared in London, England, as an only child. Winston, his father worked at Ford Dagenham. Similarly, his mother, worked as a clerical assistant. Idris dropped out of school in Canning Town, where he initially got interested in acting.
He debuted in the movie name Belle Mamam which is translated for Beautiful Mother in 1999. Since then, he has been steadily growing in the acting field with a proper consistency.
How old is Idris Elba? Birthday and Height
Idris is currently 49 years old as of 2021. Also, his birthday is on September 6, 1972 in United Kingdom. Furthermore, he stands at a height of 1.89 m.
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Who is Idris Elba’s Spouse? Wife
Idris Elba was first married to Hanne Norgaard on 1999 and the relationship only lasted 4 years. Then, he married Sonya Nicole Hamlin in a ceremony held by them in 2006, but the marriage didn’t even last an year. Seems, the second marriage didn’t help Idris because it ended earlier than expected.
Although he was in a relationship with quite a few women in the past. He married Sabrina Dhowre Elba in 2019 and the married life of the couples seem to be going on pretty fine. Also, both the couples have been supporting each other in the career of their choice.
Recently Sabrina released a new podcast and her husband Idris was seen promoting it on Instagram.
Idris Elba Net Worth
Most of us may be wondering, how much does this stunning actor earn per movie and how much is his net worth. Well, that did take some time. Idris is estimated to have a stunning net worth of over $30 million. Also his movies have crossed the billion dollar mark, pretty sure he did earn a fare share form it.