Idris Elba Net Worth 2023

Idrissa Akuna Elba OBE is an English actor. An alumnus of the National Youth Theatre in London, he is known for roles including Stringer Bell in the HBO series The Wire, DCI John Luther in the BBC One series Luther, and Nelson Mandela in the biographical film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.

idris elba net worth 2023

Idris Elba Biography

Name Idris Elba
Full Name Idrissa Akuna Elba OBE
Net Worth $40 Million
Date of Birth 6 September 1972
Age 50 Years Old
Birth Place London, England
Currently Live In London
Profession Actor, Producer and Musician
Debut Film: Belle maman (1999)
TV Series: 2point4 Children (1994)
Video Games: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (2013)
Music Video: Fat Joe featuring Armageddon and Tony Sunshine (2002)
Years Active 1994 – Present
Famous Role Russell “Stringer” Bell in TV Series The Wire (2002)
Nationality British and English
Ethnicity Sierra Leone and Ghana Descent
Hometown London
Zodiac Sign Virgo
School/High School Local High School in England
College/University Barking & Dagenham College, England
Education Qualification Graduate

Idris Elba Net Worth 2023

Net Worth: $40 Million
Date of Birth: Sep 6, 1972 (50 years old)
Gender: Male
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.898 m)
Profession: Actor, Television producer, Singer, Rapper, Disc jockey, Film Producer
Nationality: United Kingdom

Early Life

Idrissa Akuna Elba on September 6th of 1972 in Hackney, London to parents of Sierra Leonean and Ghanaian heritage. Idris soon became interested in acting at a young age while also cultivating a passion for music. Eventually, he started his own DJ business. He attended National Youth Music Theater, initially pursuing a music career before starting to audition for acting roles in his 20s.

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.

Idris Elba Family, Wife & Relationships

Idris Elba’s parents are Winston and Eve Elba. His father’s name is Winston Elba. His mother’s name is Eve Elba. He has no siblings Idris. Elba marital status is married. His current wife’s name is Sabrina Dhowre Elba who is an actress by profession. His ex-wife’s name are Sonya Nicole Hamlin and Hanne Norgaard. He has two children. His son’s name is Winston Elba and his daughter’s name is Isan Elba.

In 1999, Elba married his first wife, Hanne “Kim” Nørgaard. By 2003, the marriage had ended in a divorce, although the pair had one child together during their relationship. While in a relationship with a girlfriend called Naiyana Garth, Elba had another child. In 2019, he married Sabrina Dhowre, a Somali-Canadian.

Father Name Winston Elba
Mother Name Eve Elba
Brother Name
Sister Name
Girlfriend Sabrina Dhowre Elba
Sonya Nicole Hamlin (Ex)
Hanne Norgaard (Ex)
Marital Status Married
Wife Sabrina Dhowre Elba
Sonya Nicole Hamlin (Ex)
Hanne Norgaard (Ex)
Children Name Winston Elba (Son)
Isan Elba (Daughter)


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.

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