Idris Elba Height, Age, Movies, Spouse, Tattoo, Net Worth

Last updated: July 12, 2020
Idris Elba
  • Birthday:
    6 Sep 1972Age: 47
  • Country:
    United Kingdom
  • Occupation:
    Actor, Producer, Rapper
6.2 ft 211 lb

Body Measurements

  • Height: 6.2 ft
  • Weight: 211 lb
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Hazel

Who Is Idris Elba?

Idris Elba was born on September 6, 1972, in Hackney, London, England. His father, Winston, hailed from Sierra Leone, and he worked in the Ford motor factory at Dagenham, and his mother, Eve, hailed from Ghana. He received his breakthrough by landing a role in the 2002 HBO drama series The Wire. Along with television, Idris as well starred in several successful films such as Star trek Beyond, Daddy’s Little girls, and Thor films. He is also known as a musician and DJ.


Personal Life

  • Birth Name: Idrissa Akuna Elba
  • Nationality: British
  • Nickname: Idris, DJ Big Driis, Big Driis, 7 Dub
  • Religion: He does not follow any religion
  • Ethnicity: Black. Sierra Leone ancestry

Family Details

  • Father: Winston Elba (Shop Steward at Ford Dagenham) (Died of lung cancer in 2013)
  • Mother: Eve Elba
  • Siblings: He is the only child

Distinctive Features

  • Thick London accent
  • Deep baritone voice
  • Tattoos

Idris Elba Top 10 Movies

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw movie poster
Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019) Brixton
Thor Ragnarok (2017)
Thor: Ragnarok (2017) Heimdall
Molly's Game 2017
Molly's Game (2017) Charlie Jaffey
The Jungle Book 2016 poster
The Jungle Book (2016) Shere Khan (voice)
Zootopia 2016 poster
Zootopia (2016) Chief Bogo (voice)
Pacific Rim 2013 poster
Pacific Rim (2013) Stacker Pentecost
Prometheus 2012
Prometheus (2012) Janek
Thor (2011)
Thor (2011) Heimdall
The Office poster
The Office (TV Series) (2009) Charles Miner
RocknRolla 2008 poster
RocknRolla (2008) Mumbles

Idris Elba Relationships

Marital Status: Divorced (in a relationship).
Children: Has one daughter with his ex-wife Hanne “Kim” Norgaard: Isan Elba (born 2002) and a son with his ex girlfriend Naiyana Garth: Winston Elba (born on April 17, 2014).

  • Sabrina Dhowre and Idris Elba Sabrina Dhowre (2017-Present) He met actress Sabrina Dhowre while shooting the film The Mountain Between Us. They married on 26th Apr 2019.
  • Madonna Madonna (Rumor) (2016) In Oct 2016, Idris was seen kissing American singer Madonna and sparked dating rumors.
  • K. Michelle and Idris Elba K. Michelle (2013-2014) They dated from November, 2013 to July, 2014.
  • Naiyana Garth and Idris Elba Naiyana Garth (2013-2016) He became a dad for the second time with a boy who he named Winston (b. 2014) after his father.
  • Desiree Newberry and Idris Elba Desiree Newberry (2010) In 2010, he was dating Desiree Newberry.
  • Sonya Nicole Hamlin and Idris Elba Sonya Nicole Hamlin (Ex-wife) (2006) They were married from April 9, 2006, to August 11, 2006.
  • Kim Elba and Idris Elba Kim Elba (Ex-wife) (1999-2003) Kim Elba and Idris Elba are divorced after a marriage of 5 years. Together they have a daughter, Isan.

Idris Elba Pets

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Idris Elba Quotes

  • "My definition of bad-ass is that I’m a force of nature and true spirit. I’m self-admitting that, and it sounds vain to say that, but I am." - Idris Elba
  • "Waking up in TRUTH is so much better than living in a lie." - Idris Elba
  • "My Father always told me that a fool at 40 is a fool for life." - Idris Elba

Idris Elba Car Collection

  • Idris Elba car collection Jaguar XE

    Jaguar XE

  • Idris Elba car collection Tesla

    Tesla Model S

Idris Elba Hobbies and Interests

Favorite Actor: Denzel Washington.
Favorite Singers: Darling I Need Your Loving (By John Holt).
Favorite Movies: Goodfellas (1990), The Champ (1979).
Favorite Food: Steak and eggs with spinach and tomatoes on the side for breakfast.
Favorite Drinks: Beer.

  • Driving

Idris Elba Tattoos

Several different tattoos on his body including one on the back of his hand which has a black star and a lion at the center representing the national flags of Ghana and Sierra Leone, the birthplace of his parents.

Idris Elba Fears and Phobias

  • fear
    He suffers from claustrophobia in real life

Idris Elba Facts & Trivia

  • Is an only child of African immigrants to England. His father was from Sierra Leone and his mother was from Ghana. His name is of Krio African origin.

  • Daniel Craig is the person who suggested that Idris could be the next James Bond, saying he would be fantastic.

  • Idris Elba 2020 height is 6 ft 2 inches or (190 cm tall).

  • Idris Elba net worth as of 2020 is estimated at around $35 million dollars.

  • He holds the distinction of being the only male to have appeared on the cover of Maxim magazine.

Idris Elba Major Awards

award
Golden Globes - 2012
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television in Luther (2010)

Net Worth & Social Media

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