Idris Elba

Birth Day September 6th, 1972
Birth Place Hackney
Age 51 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Virgo

Idrissa Akuna Elba famed as Idris Elba is an English actor, DJ, producer, rapper and musician who is famous for his role of drug lord Russell ‘Stringer’ Bell on the HBO series ‘The Wire’ and Detective John Luther on the BBC One series ‘Luther’. He portrays Heimdall in Thor (2011) and its sequels Thor: The Dark World (2013) and Thor: Ragnarok (2017), as well as Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018). In 2016, he voiced Chief Bogo in Zootopia, Shere Khan in the live action/CGI adaptation of The Jungle Book, Fluke in Finding Dory and played the role of Krall in Star Trek Beyond. He also starred in Pacific Rim (2013), Beasts of No Nation (2015), for which he received BAFTA, and Golden Globe nominations for Best Supporting Actor and Molly's Game (2017). He is a very talented actor. 

Idris Elba marries Sabrina Dhowre in Morocco

British actor and Canadian model exchange vow at a hotel in Marrakesh. Idris Elba has tied the knot with girlfriend Sabrina Dhowre in a ceremony in Morocco. In photographs on Instagram, the bride wore a custom gown by Vera Wang, while the Luther actor wore a bespoke suit by Ozwald Boateng. They exchanged vows on 26 April at the Ksar Char-Bagh hotel in Marrakesh, according to the magazine. The night before the ceremony, friends and family attended a “colors of the souk” themed dinner. On Saturday, they will attend a party at the Mandarin Oriental hotel, which will reportedly emulate the atmosphere of a festival. The couple got engaged last February after Elba dropped to one knee during a screening of his film Yardie at the Rio Cinema in Dalston, east London. Rio Cinema confirmed the news on its Twitter account, writing: “Another Rio cinema first! Still, 5 days to Valentines Day but Idris Elba went down on one knee and proposed to his girlfriend live on stage this morning before a preview of his film.” 

Birth Facts, Early Life, Birthday, Family, Wiki, Siblings, Education, And More

On 6th September 1972, Idris Elba was born in Hackney and East Ham with the birth name of Idrissa Akuna Elba. At present, his age is 46 but his age will be 47 on his upcoming birthday in September as of 2019. His nationality is English and his ethnicity is Sierra Leonean and Ghanaian. He was born to his parents; Winston, a Sierra Leonean and Ford motor factory’s worker at Dagenham, and Eve, a Ghanaian in Hackney, London, England, United Kingdom. His religion is Christian and his horoscope sign is Virgo. Talking about the educational background of Idris Elba, he attended a school in Canning Town but, he left his school during the year of 1988 and became a member of National Youth Music Theatre. Thus, he made a strong foundation for him to become an actor in his coming future. 

Body Statistics (Height, Weight, Measurement, And More)

Idris Elba is a very handsome actor with a tall height of 6 feet 2 inches. His body weighs 97kg. He has dark brown eyes and black hair. His other body measurement will be added soon. 

Career (Beginning-Present)

  • Idris made his acting debut in Crimewatch murder reconstructions and later appeared in a BBC children's drama called The Boot Street Band.
  • In 1995, he got the opportunity to play for the series ‘Bramwell’ which was followed by his work as an actor for an episode of ‘Absolutely Fabulous’ as Gigolo.
  • He then landed a starring role on the 2002 HBO drama series The Wire. 
  • From 2002 to 2004, he portrayed Russell "Stringer" Bell in the series, perhaps his best-known role in the United States.
  • He portrayed Captain Augustin Muganza in Sometimes in April in 2005. 
  • In the year 2007, he got his first breakthrough with the role in ‘Daddy’s Little Girls’. Among his films and television series he is mainly known for his role of drug lord Russell “Stringer” Bell on the HBO series ‘The Wire’, Detective John Luther on the BBC One series ‘Luther’, and Nelson Mandela in the biographical film ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’ along with films like  ‘Thor: The Dark World’ (2013) and ‘Beasts of No Nation’ (2015), and ‘Star Trek Beyond.
  • In the year 2015, he appeared as Heimdall in the superhero blockbuster Avengers: Age of Ultron.
  • As a musician, he was listed as the  Time 100 list of the Most Influential People in the World.
  • He played Roland Deschain in the Stephen King film adaptation The Dark Tower and starred in Aaron Sorkin's directorial debut Molly's Game in 2017. 
  • In April 2018, it was announced that Elba was cast as Charlie in the Netflix comedy series, "Turn Up Charlie".
  • He also created and starred in the semi-autobiographical comedy "In The Long Run".
  • In the year 2019, he will star as Macavity in Tom Hooper's film adaptation of the musical, "Cats".

Married, Unmarried Or In A Relationship

Regarding Idris Elba's marital status, he is a married person. Previously, he has been in a marital relationship with two women. Firstly, he married Sonya Hamlin during the year of 2006 and got divorced in the same year. He later married in June 1999 and continued his marital life for the next 4 years with two children Isan Elba and Winston Elba as a sign of his marital relationship.  Thus, the famous actor Idris Elba is a divorced man after his divorce with Hanne “Kim” Norgaard. 

Idris Elba recently married Sabrina Dhowre in Morocco in 26th April 2019. They exchanged vows at the Ksar Char-Bagh hotel in Marrakesh. The couple got engaged last February after Elba dropped to one knee during a screening of his film Yardie at the Rio Cinema in Dalston, east London. The couple is living a happy life without any disturbances. 

Net Worth, Earnings, Source of Wealth

The net worth of Idris as of 2019 is estimated to have $12 million. His exact salary will be added soon. His major source of earning is from his acting career. He is satisfied with his earnings. 

Social Profile (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

Idris Elba is very active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has more than 1.9 million followers on Instagram, 2.55 million followers on Twitter and 4.2 million followers on Facebook.

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