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Idris Elba: Height, Movies, Net Worth, Biography & More

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September 6, 1972

Idris Elba (born on September 6, 1972) is an English actor, producer, musician, and DJ. He is best known for his roles in American Gangster, Takers, and Thor. He has been nominated for four Golden Globe Awards, winning one, and has also received a BAFTA nomination. In 2016, he was named People's Sexiest Man Alive.

Idris Elba DJ Music
Idris Elba DJ Music

Early life

Idris was born on September 6, 1972, in Hackney, London, to Winston, a Ford factory worker from Sierra Leone, and Eve, a Ghanaian nurse. He grew up in Canning Town and attended the local primary school before going on to secondary school at Langdon Park School. From an early age, he showed an interest in acting and music. After appearing in a number of school productions he joined the National Youth Music Theatre where he performed a variety of roles including that of Puck in A Midsummer Night's Dream.


Idris Elba is known for his roles in the soap opera Family Affairs and the American television series The Wire. He has also appeared in films such as Ridley Scott's Prometheus and Pacific Rim.

Idris Elba in the movie

Elba began his acting career in the soap opera Family Affairs, playing the role of Charles Miner. He then went on to star in the American television series The Wire as Stringer Bell. In addition to his work on television, Elba has also appeared in films such as Ridley Scott's Prometheus and Pacific Rim.

Idris Elba in the movie

Elba is a versatile actor who has demonstrated his ability to tackle a wide range of roles. He is someone to watch out for in the future as he continues to build an impressive body of work.


Idris Elba has won several awards for his work in film and television. He has been nominated for an Academy Award, two Golden Globe Awards, and three British Academy Film Awards. Elba won a Golden Globe Award in 2014 for his leading role in the miniseries Luther. He has also won a BAFTA Award for his supporting role in the film Beasts of No Nation (2015).


In conclusion, Idris Elba is a very successful English actor. He has starred in many popular films and television shows. He is also a talented musician and producer. Elba is a role model for many young people and is an inspiration to aspiring actors and artists.

Full NameIdrissa Akuna Elba
NicknameDJ Big Driis, Big Driis the Londoner, 7 Dub
Date of BirthSeptember 6, 1972
Age Years
BirthplaceHackney, London, England
Home TownHackney, London
Educational QualificationGraduate in Performing Arts
SchoolLangdon Park School
College/ UniversityBarking and Dagenham College
Zodiac SignVirgo ♍
ProfessionActor, producer, disc jockey, rapper, singer, writer
Physical Stats
Height6 feet 2 inches (1.90 m)
Weight85 kg (190 lbs)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown
FoodSteak and Eggs
ActorDenzel Washington
SingerJohn Holt
HobbiesCooking and Rapping
Family & Relationship
Marital StatusMarried
FatherWinston Elba
MotherEve Elba
Spouse (Wife/ Husband)Sabrina Dhowre Elba(m. 2019)
Sonya Nicole Hamlin(m.2006-div.2006)
Hanne Norgaard(m.1999-div.2003)
Son(s)Winston Elba
Daughter(s)Isan Elba
ProfessionActor, producer, disc jockey, rapper, singer, writer
Net Worth$40 Million
Famous forhis work on the television series The Wire and Luther
DebutBelle Maman (1999)
Awards/ HonoursAwards
Golden Globe Awards,
Screen Actors Guild Awards,
Black Reel Award,
BET Award,
Independent Spirit Award
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Musical CareerGenres: Hip-Hop, R&B
Instruments: Vocals, Turntables
Labels: Parlophone, 7Wallace
SignatureIdris Elba Autograph

Movie List

[ 2023 (Upcoming) ]
Sonic the Hedgehog 2
[ 2022 ]
Thor: Love and Thunder
[ 2022 ]
[ 2022 ]
Three Thousand Years of Longing
[ 2022 ]
The Suicide Squad
[ 2021 ]
The Harder They Fall
[ 2021 ]
Concrete Cowboy
[ 2020 ]
Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw
[ 2019 ]
[ 2019 ]
Avengers: Infinity War
[ 2018 ]
[ 2018 ]
The Dark Tower
[ 2017 ]
Molly's Game
[ 2017 ]
The Mountain Between Us
[ 2017 ]
Thor: Ragnarok
[ 2017 ]
[ 2016 ]
The Jungle Book
[ 2016 ]
Bastille Day
[ 2016 ]
Finding Dory
[ 2016 ]
100 Streets
[ 2016 ]
Star Trek Beyond
[ 2016 ]
The Gunman
[ 2015 ]
Avengers: Age of Ultron
[ 2015 ]
Beasts of No Nation
[ 2015 ]
No Good Deed
[ 2014 ]
Second Coming
[ 2014 ]
Pacific Rim
[ 2013 ]
Thor: The Dark World
[ 2013 ]
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
[ 2013 ]
[ 2012 ]
[ 2011 ]
Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance
[ 2011 ]
[ 2010 ]
The Losers
[ 2010 ]
[ 2010 ]
The Unborn
[ 2009 ]
[ 2009 ]
Prom Night
[ 2008 ]
[ 2008 ]
The Human Contract
[ 2008 ]
Daddy's Little Girls
[ 2007 ]
The Reaping
[ 2007 ]
28 Weeks Later
[ 2007 ]
American Gangster
[ 2007 ]
This Christmas
[ 2007 ]
The Gospel
[ 2005 ]
Sometimes in April
[ 2005 ]
One Love
[ 2003 ]
Buffalo Soldiers
[ 2001 ]
[ 2000 ]
Belle maman
[ 1999 ]

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