Idris Elba was born under the birth sign Virgo on September 6, 1972, in London, England. He was raised by father, Winston Elba, and mother, Eve Elba in Hackney and East Ham. His father was a Sierra Leonean and Ford motor factory’s worker, and his mother was a Ghanaian in Hackney, London, England.
As per his educational background, he joined Canning Town school but he didn’t complete his school level during the year 1988. Later on, he became a member of the National Youth Music Theatre.
The 46 years, Idris Elba has been married twice but his none of his relationship last forever. Currently, he is a divorced person and doesn’t seem to be involved in any kind of relationship. At first, he was married to his first wife, Hanne “Kim” Norgaard in 1999. However, the couple couldn’t continue their relationship for more than four years.
Later on, in 2006, Idris married to Sonya Hamlin but the couple separated in the same year of their wedding.
The actor is the father of two children: Isan Elba and Winston Elba. Both of his children are from his relationship with the first wife.
Idris Elba started his career as a DJ in a night club. Later on, in 1995 he got the opportunity to work in series Bramwell. After several years of contribution, his career took a breakthrough after he appeared in the series called Daddy’s Little Girls.
Later on, he played in the famous series such as The Wire, Luther. He has also worked in the movies such as Thor: The Dark World, Beasts of No Nation, Star Trek Beyond. Among all of his work, he is most recognized for his role as a Nelson Mandela in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.
The longtime Hollywood actor, Idris Elba has a net worth of $20 million at present. He has earned a huge sum of money from his career. His net worth in the past days was $25 million that has somehow reduced in present days.
The major source of his income is his acting career, which has driven him to the success. His recent movies that made a good collection at the box office include Prometheus, Thor: The Dark World, Thor: Ragnarok, Avengers: Age Of Ultron, and Avengers: Infinity War.
YouTube: Idris Elba Talks Childhood, Playing American Roles, And ‘The Mountain Between Us’