Idris Elba Height, Age, Movies, Spouse, Tattoo, Net WorthLast updated: July 12, 2020
- Net Worth: $ 35,000,000
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- Birthday: 6 Sep 1972Age: 48
- Country: United Kingdom
- Occupation: Actor, Producer, Rapper
- Zodiac sign: Virgo
- Sexual orientation: Straight
- Height: 6.2 ft
- Weight: 211 lb
- Hair Color: Black
- Eye Color: Hazel
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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.
- 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
- Father: Winston Elba (Shop Steward at Ford Dagenham) (Died of lung cancer in 2013)
- Mother: Eve Elba
- Siblings: He is the only child
- Thick London accent
- Deep baritone voice
Idris Elba Top 10 Movies
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 (2017-Present) He met actress Sabrina Dhowre while shooting the film The Mountain Between Us. They married on 26th Apr 2019.
- Madonna (Rumor) (2016) In Oct 2016, Idris was seen kissing American singer Madonna and sparked dating rumors.
- K. Michelle (2013-2014) They dated from November, 2013 to July, 2014.
- 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 (2010) In 2010, he was dating Desiree Newberry.
- Sonya Nicole Hamlin (Ex-wife) (2006) They were married from April 9, 2006, to August 11, 2006.
- 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.
- Jake Short
- Mara Wilson
- Erin Moriarty
- Samuel L. Jackson
- Billie Lourd
- Emma Stone
- Tom Cruise
- Anna-Louise Plowman
- Jodie Whittaker
- Evan Roderick
- Asa Butterfield
- Christopher Plummer
- Daisy Ridley
- Willem Dafoe
- Dove Cameron
- Luke Kirby
- Gavin MacIntosh
- Naomi Scott
- Anne Hathaway
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 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.
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
- 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
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television in Luther (2010)