Idris Elba Net Worth


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Idris Elba Net Worth: $12 Million

Idris Elba Biography

Idrissa Akuna Elba is an English actor, actress, director, singer, DJ, and rapper, popularly known as Idris Elba. Elba is best known for his roles as drug trafficker Stringer Bell in The Wire HBO show, DCI John Luther in Luther BBC One show, and Nelson Mandel in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom biography. American Gangster, Prometheus, Thor, Thor: The Dark World, Thor: Ragnarok, Avengers: Ultron Era, Avengers: Infinity War, Pacific Rim, Star Trek Beyond. In 2018 he made his directorial debut with an adaptation of Victor Headley's 1992 novel, Yardie.

He also works as a DJ under the name DJ Big Driis (or the Londoner's Big Driis) and as a guitarist in R&B. He has more than 3.9 million Instagram followers.

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What is Idris Elba Famous For?

— His role as Bell Stringer on the HBO show, The Wire.

— John Luther's role as DCI on BBC One show, Luther.

— His role as Nelson Mandela in Mandela biographical film: Long Walk to Freedom.

where was Idris Elba born?

Idris Elba was born Sept 6, 1972. The name for birth is Idrissa Akuna Elba. He was born to Winston, a father from Sierra Leone, and Eve, a mother from Ghanaia. His place of birth is at Hackney, London, England. His nationality is English. Virgo is his zodiac sign. He had been born in Hackney and in East Ham.

He attended high school in Kingsland, and Barking and Dagenham College.

He thanks The Stage with giving him his first big break. He saw an advertisement in it for a script, and listened to the role.

In 1986, he started assisting an uncle with his wedding DJ business. Within the year he started his own DJ business. During his teens he played in nightclubs under the DJ alias “Major Driis.”

In 1988, he left school. With 1,500 Trust grant from Prince, he received a spot in the National Youth Music Theatre. He has worked at Ford Dagenham for many jobs such as tyre-fitting, cold-calling, and night shifts to support himself throughout his early career.


Television Career

Elba's first acting career role was in reconstructions of the Crimewatch murder.

He then appeared as guests in Children 2point4, Space Precinct, The Bill, Absolutely Fabulous, and Bramwell.

He landed one of the leading roles in the ITV television drama series, The Governor as Officer Chiswick.

He is best known for his role as Russell “Stringer” Bell in the television show The Wire, an American crime drama. He appeared in the 2002 to 2004 series.

He is also known for his appearance in a British crime drama television series, Luther, as DCI John Luther. He has appeared since 2010, in the show. He is the series 'associate producer too.

His other major works on television included The Ruth Rendell Mysteries, Insiders, Family Affairs, Ultraviolet, Dangerfield, The Workplace, The Big C, Guerrilla.

He has made guest appearances on many television shows including Crocodile Shoes II, Critical Stories, Silent Witness, Verdict, In Defense, London's Burning, Law & Order, The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, Hack, CSI: Miami, Queens Supreme, Soul Food, Girlfriends, Jonny Zero, The No. 1 Ladies 'Detective Agency.

He hosted How Clubbing Change the World with Idris Elba in 2012, Idris Elba: King of Speed in 2013,


Film Career

He made a film debut in the French comedy film Belle Maman in 1999.

He has since starred in many British and American films.

He is best known for portraying Nelson Mandel in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, a biographical film.

His other big movies are American Gangster, Prometheus, Thor, Thor: Dark World, Thor: Ragnarok, Ghost Rider: Vengeance's Spirit, Avengers: Ultron's Age, Avengers: Infinity War, Pacific Rim, Star Trek Beyond.

His other movies are sorted: Buffalo Warriors, One Love, The Faith, Daddy's Little Kids, The Reaping, 28 Weeks Later, This Christmas, Prom Night, RocknRolla, The Human Contract, The Unborn, Obsessed, Legacy, The Losers, Takers, No Good Deed, Second Coming, The Shooter, Beasts of No Land, Bastille Day, 100 Streets, The Dark Tower, Molly's Game, The Mountain Between Us, among others.

In film, Zootopia, The Jungle Book, and Finding Dory, he has voice roles.

In 2018 he made his directorial debut with an adaptation of Victor Headley's 1992 novel, Yardie.

His next movies are Hobbs & Shaw, and Cats.


He has also been featuring in music videos, Macklemore's “Dance Off” and Wiley's “Boasty,” Sean Paul, and Stefflon Don's.

In 2006 he released his four song EP, Big Guy.

He co-produced Jay-Z's album American Gangster in 2007 and performed on the intro.

He was DJed at the all-star NBA parties in Las Vegas in 2007 at The Venetian and Ice House Lounge.

In 2009, he was the DJ for the new BET series Rising Icons.

His second EP, Kings Of Kings, was released in 2009, and third EP, High Class Problems Vol. 1 In October 2010.

In 2011, he released his first mixtape of his, Merry DriisMas Holiday Mixtape.

In 2011 he performed on the intro of the album W.A.R. by Pharoahe Monch.

In Mumford and Sons '2012 music video “Lover of the Sun” he produced, co-directed, and starred.

In 2012 Giggs produced and starred on “Hustle On.”

In 2014 he released his 4th EP, Mi Mandella Idris Elba Presents.

His first album, Murdah Loves John, came out in 2015.

In November 2015 he opened for Madonna on her Rebel Heart Tour in Berlin, Germany.

In July 2018, he released the record label, 7 Wallace Music.

In April 2019 he played at the Music and Arts Festival in Coachella Valley.

Kickboxing Career

Discovery Channel created Idris Elba: Warrior, a documentary. The documentary chronicles Elba's 12-month training in kickboxing and mixed martial arts, his first professional kickboxing fight, and his victory against Dutch Lionel Graves.


Who is Idris Elba Married To?

Idris Elba was married 3 times. His first marriage to Hanne “Kim” Norgaard was in 1999. They divorced in 2003. He and Kim, born in 2002, have a daughter named Isan.

Then, in 2006 he married Sonya Nicole Hamlin. But their marriage lasted just four months.

His ex-friend Naiyana Garth has a son whose name is Winston.

He's married to reportedly model Sabrina Dhowre. The pair began dating early in 2017. They engaged during a screening of his film Yardie at an East London cinema on 10 February 2018. The pair tied a knot on 26 April 2019 in Marrakech, Morocco.


How Tall is Idris Elba?

Idris Elba stands at a height of 1.90 m, that is to say 6 feet and 2.5 inches tall. He has a body weight of 211.5 lbs, that is to say 96 kg. He's developed athletic body. He has dark brown eyes and he has black hair colour.

Quick Facts Of Idris Elba

Celebrated NameIdris Elba
Age47 Years
Nick NameIdris Elba
Birth NameIdris Elba
Birth Date1972-09-06
Birth NationEngland
Place Of BirthHackney
EthnicitySierra Leonean and Ghanaian
Zodiac SignVirgo
Height6 ft 2 in
Weight97 Kg
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseSabrina Dhowre
Married Date26th April 2019
Net Worth$12 Million
Source of WealthActing Career
Famous ForFor his role as drug lord Russell 'Stringer' Bell on the 'The Wire' HBO series and detective John Luther on the 'Luther' BBC One season of

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