Idris Elba Net Worth

Idris Elba is a renowned British actor and musician, as well as a disc jockey and producer, best known for his unique role in the HBO series The Wire. The movie star received a good number of praises and was listed among the 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine in 2016. In addition, Idris is also known by the name of DJ Big Driis and has released a music album and many singles. Learn more about Elba below.

Idris Elba Net Worth$20 Million
Full Name Idrissa Akuna Elba
Birth Date September 6, 1972
Source Of Income Film Industry
Birth Place London Borough of Hackney, London, United Kingdom
Father Name Winston Elba
Mother Name Eve Elba
Occupation Disc Jockey
Film Producer
Voice Acting
TV Producer
FIlm Actor
Martial Status Married
Children Isan Elba
Winston Elba
Wife Name Hanne Norgaard (1999-2003)
Sonya Nicole Hamlin (2006-2006)
Sabrina Dhowre Elba (2019)
Nationality British
Religion N/A

Idris Elba Early life

The actor was born as Idrissa Akuna Elba in London’s Hackney City on September 6, 1972. He was born with British-American parents Winston and Eve Elba. Her father is from Sierra Leone, while her mother is Ghanaian. As a child, Idris completed his education in Canning Town, where he attempted to act. He participated in several plays and theatrical productions organized by his school. He also learned to be a DJ with his uncle, who is a professional wedding DJ at the time.

Upon leaving school in 1988, Idris won a place at the National Youth Music Theater. While there, he appeared on British TV shows, such as Crimewatch and The Boot Street Band. He also started doing some odd jobs, in addition to working as a DJ in nightclubs, while looking for acting opportunities in the British film industry.

Personal life

Although the star of many talents has been successful in his career, he is not so lucky when it comes to his ‘love career’. Idris had his own share of relationships and was married twice; however, none of their marriages could stand the test of time. He was hired by his first wife, a Danish, named Kim Norgaard. The couple married in 1999, and after five years, they went their separate ways in 2003. The couple had a daughter named Isan Elba, born in 2002. After the divorce, the couple had equal custody of their daughter, although she lives with her mom in Atlanta.

Right after the end of the marriage with Kim, Idris didn’t take long to find love again. While Kim married Pastor Andrew Friar; Idris, on the other hand, dated and ended up marrying his second wife, Sonya Nicole Hamlin, in 2006. Unfortunately, their marriage didn’t last long before lighting the flames. The two divorced four months after the wedding, citing irreconcilable differences as the reason for the divorce.

Professional career

Idris began his career in 1995 when he appeared in the medical drama series Bramwell. He also participated in absolutely fantastic that same year. After that, he went on to play several supporting roles in other TV series, including Family Affairs, The Bill, Dangerfield, Law & Order, The Mysteries of Ruth Rendell, and Ultraviolet.

The English actor achieved his success in 2002, after his notable role in The Wire, an HBO series. Idris played the role of Russell Bell in the drama from 2002 to 2004. His excellent performance in the series gave way to Idris to get more prominent roles in the future. He also made his film appearance in 2007, while starring in Tyler Perry’s American romantic comedy. Daddy’s girls. He followed up with appearances in Christmas and 28 weeks later that same year.

Idris Elba appeared in action-packed thrillers such as The Losers, Legacy, Takers, Thor, Ghost Rider, Beast of No Nation, and Ultron’s Age. He has also participated in other popular films, including Molly’s Game, The Dark Tower, 100 Streets, and Star Trek, in addition, Avengers, Infinity War, and many more. The multi-talented Idris also did a great job as a producer. He has worked on the set of so many films, including the demons never die, how hip hop changed the world, they walk like a panther, Playhouse toys, and Guerrilla, among others.

In addition, Idris has acted in several music videos by famous artists such as Fat Joe, Rapper Giggs, Angie Stone and Jay-Z. He released a good number of singles, including Kings among Kings, High-Class Problems, and Great Man, among others. He removed his first studio album Murdah loved John in 2015. For his unparalleled performances, the actor won fifteen awards in his numerous nominations.

The actor has a beautiful height, standing at 61.90 m with a bodyweight proportional to 86 kg. Idris has a well-built male physique with body measurements (chest-waist-biceps) of 43-34-16 inches. In addition, he wears a shoe size 10 (USA). His eyes are brown in colour, while he also has black hair.

How much is Idris Elba worth?

The British actor has starred in numerous profile films as well as TV series since the beginning of his career. He also makes money from his music career, his disc jockey and his career as a producer. In view of this, Idris Elba has accumulated enormous wealth for himself, and his net worth is currently estimated at $20 million.