The full name of him is Idrissa Akuna Elba. He was born on 6 September 1972. Apart from being an English actor, he is also a producer and musician. He appeared in the HBO series The Wire as Stringer Bell and played DCI John Luther in the BBC One series Luther. He played Nelson Mandela in the 2013 biographical film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. And for all these films, he has got a lot of applause from the audience. He acted in Ridley Scott’s American Gangster in 2007 and Prometheus in 2012. He starred in Thor released in 2011 and its sequels Thor: The Dark World released in 2013 and Thor: Ragnarok released in 2017 as well as in 2015’s Avengers: Age of Ultron and 2018’s Avengers: Infinity War as Heimdall character. He acted in the 2013 Pacific Rim film which was an American science fiction monster film and appeared in 2015’s Beasts of No Nation. For which he received Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations for Best Supporting Actor and Molly’s Game in 2017. He lent his voice to Chief Bogo in Zootopia, Sher Khan in the 2016 live action/CGI adaptation of The Jungle Book, Fluke in Finding Dory. Apart from this, he also starred in the character of Kroll in Star Trek Beyond. He made his directorial started in 2018 with an adaptation of Victor Headley’s 1992 novel Yardy.His portrayed Bloodsport in the DC Extended Universe in The Suicide Squad, set in 2021.
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Idrissa Akuna Elba’s birthplace is London Borough of Hackney, England. He will turn 49 in 2021. His father’s name is Winston Elba and his mother’s name is Eve Elba. His father is a Sierra Leone man who worked at the Ford Dagenham plant. And his mother is from Ghana. Winston married Eve in Sierra Leone. And after that he came to London. Idrissa Akuna Elba is the only child of his parents. He was raised by his parents in Hackney and East Ham. He has studied from Canning Town School. When he got his admission in Canning Town, he kept his “Idris”. He did his first acting in this school. Idrissa Akuna Elba got his first big break at The Stage. He helped his uncle’s wedding in 1986 in the DJ business. And he started his own DJ company with his friends during the time period of a year.He left school in 1988. He secured a position at the National Youth Music Theatre, following a £1,500 Prince’s Trust grant.As well as acting in his early career, he worked odd jobs at Ford Dagenham including tyre-fitting, cold-calling and night shift. He worked in nightclubs under the DJ nickname “Big Dries” during his teenagers . And he started auditioning for television roles in his 20s.
He has married thrice so far. He was previously married to Hanne “Kim” Nrgaard in 1999. And in 2003 both of them got divorced. After that, in 2006, Elba married Sonya Nicole Hamlin. Their marriage lasted only 6 months, they got divorced. He has a son and a daughter. His daughter’s name is Isan Elba. Isan Elba was born by Hanne “Kim” Nrgaard. His son’s name is Winston Elba. Winston Elba was born to his’s ex-girlfriend Nayna Garth. In 2017, he started a relationship with Sabrina Dhowre. Sabrina Dhowre is a Somali-Canadian model. They got engaged during the screening of their film Yardi on 10 February 2018 at East London Cinema. He married Sabrina Dhowre on 26 April 2019 in Marrakesh.
He and his wife were tested positive for COVID-19 on 16 March 2020 amid the pandemic. Elba has been suffering from asthma throughout his life, so he has been placed in the high-risk category of the disease during the quarantine period.
|Real Name||Idrissa Akuna Elba|
|Age||49 Year Old|
|Date Of Birth||6 September 1972|
|Citizenship||British, Sierra Leonean (since 2019)|
|Birth Place||London Borough of Hackney , England|
|Father Name||Winston Elba|
|Mother Name||Eve Elba|
|Sister Name||Update soon|
|Brother Name||Update soon|
|Wife Name||Sabrina Dhowre (m. 2019)|
|School Name||George Washington High School|
|College Name||American University|
|Qualification||Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy and Religion|
|Height||6′ 3″ (1.91 m)|
|Weight||80 KG approx|
|Eye Color||Dark brown|
|Hair Color||Dark brown|
|Biceps Size||Approx 40 inches|
|Waist size||Approx 44 inches|
|Bust size||Approx 50 inches|
|Partner name||Naiyana Garth (2013–2016)|
|Ex- Wife Name||
|Wife Name||Sabrina Dhowre (m. 2019)|
He has never given information about his net worth. But if we guess then his net worth can be approx $20 Million.
- 2013: Essence‘s annual Sexiest Man of the Year
- 2014: MOBO Inspiration Award
- 2017: “Rear of the Year” award
- 2018 : People magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive
- He has been nominated four times for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film.
- Elba is an avid Arsenal supporter.
- He is one of the top 20 highest-paid actors.
- His films have grossed over $9.8 billion at the global box office as of May 2019. His films have grossed over $3.6 billion in North America.
- He was named to the Time 100 list of the world’s most influential people in 2016.
- In addition to acting, he performs as a DJ under the moniker DJ Big Dries (or Big Dries the Londoner) and as an R&B musician.
- He left school in 1988. He secured a position at the National Youth Music Theatre, following a £1,500 Prince’s Trust grant.
- As well as acting in his early career, he worked odd jobs at Ford Dagenham including tyre-fitting, cold-calling and night shift.
- He worked in nightclubs under the DJ nickname “Big Dries” during his teenagers .
- And he started auditioning for television roles in his 20s.
- He is spiritual but not religious.
People Thinking FAQ
Ques : Is he a Nigerian?
Ans : No
Ques : Is he knuckles?
Ans : Idris voices the red echidna warrior Knuckles.
Ques : How old was he when he started acting?
Ans : 19 year old
Ques : How old is he?
Ans : 49 year old
Ques : How tall is he?
Ans : 1.89 m
Ques : When he was born?
Ans : 6 September 1972
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