Idris Elba is a famous Hollywood English Actor. He acted in many blockbuster films in Hollywood as well as in English Films. Elba was born on 6 September 1972 at Forest Gate Hospital in Hackney in London. In this article, we will discuss Idris Elba Biography, Wiki, Age, Movies, Children, Height, Spouse, Net Worth.
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Date Of Birth:
Idris Elba was born in 6th September in the year 1972
Place Of Birth:
He was born in Hackney in London City Of England.
Father: Winston Elba
Mother: Eve Elba
Idrissa Akuna Elba
Edris attended National Youth Music Theatre
Also, he attended Barking and Dagenham College
Idris Elba is Disc Jockey, Rapper, Singer, Voice acting, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Television producer.
He began his acting career with guests appearances & minor roles in the TV series ‘The Bill’, ‘Bramwell’, ‘The Governor’, ‘Family Affairs,’ ‘Ultraviolet’ and ‘London’s Burning’.
French film ‘Belle Maman’ was his film as a debut film.
British crime drama series ‘The Wire’ made him famous and popular among the audience & won many awards.
He is playing a lead role in the TV series ‘Luther’ since 2010 and gained popularity among critics.
He became worldwide popular when he played an important role in 2011 in Thor, which is Directed by Kenneth Branagh.
Elba also acted as the same character in the 2013 sequel ‘Thor: The Dark World’.
He acted as Nelson Mandela in the biopic ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.’
Moreover, in 2017, he acted in ‘The Dark Tower’. Directed by Nikolaj Arcel, the film was a commercial success. Also, he appeared in ‘Molly’s Game’ and ‘The Mountain Between Us’.
Moreover, he appeared music videos for Fat Joe, Angie Stone, and Giggs. He has also served as a director and producer for multiple music videos by Mumford and Sons and K Michelle.
Idris Elba plays the lead titular role in the British crime drama series ‘Luther’. He portrays a police officer named John Luther who is quite dedicated to his job. His performance in the series has earned critical acclaim and has won him several awards including the ‘Golden Globe Award’.
Elba portrayed Nelson Mandela in the 2013 film ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’. Directed by Justin Chadwick, the film also starred Naomie Harris, Tony Kgoroge and Riaad Moosa. It was nominated for many awards including an Oscar in the category of ‘Best Original Song’ for ‘Ordinary Love’; it won the Golden Globe Award in the same category.
Idris Elba has earned many awards and nominations for his brilliant performances on screen. He won the Golden Globe Award in the category of ‘Best Actor in Miniseries or TV film’, for his performance in ‘Luther’ in 2011.
He has also earned four other nominations for the Golden Globe Award; twice for his role in ‘Luther’ and once each for his performances in the biopic ‘Mandela: Road to Freedom’ and the war film ‘Beasts of No Nation’.
Later, he also won the ‘BET Award for Best Actor’ for his role in ‘The Losers’ in 2010, as well as the ‘Black Reel Award for Best Actor’ for his role in ‘Luther’ in 2012.
Also, he was nominated for the Emmy Awards five times; four times for his work in ‘Luther’ and once for his role in the drama series ‘The Big C’.
Listed in 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2016 by Time Magazine.
Moreover, he has been appointed an OBE in the 2016 Queen’s New Year’s Honors.
Hanne Nørgaard married in 1999
Sonya Nicole Hamlin married in 2006
Sabrina Dhowre married in 2019
Sonya Nicole Hamlin
Son- Winston Elba
Daughter- Isan Elba
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Idris Elba net worth of $25 million