Height: 6’3” / 190 cm
Weight: 190 lbs / 86 kg
Measurements (chest-waist-biceps): 43-34-16 in / 109-86-43 cm
Shoe Size: 10 US / 43 EU
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
If the actor’s talent is measured by awards he gets, it means that Idris Elba is really skilful. He collected a number of significant movie honors. But if the actor’s talent is measured by the viewers’ love, it means that Idris is unbelievably gifted. He modeled several characters, which captured the hearts of people all over the world. The fans know him as Derek from “Obsessed” and Heimdall from “Avengers: Age of Ultron”. His voice is known to children, as he lent it to Bogo, a strict Chef of Police Department in the city, where the dreams come true – Zootopia.
Idris Elba is a tall strong man with huge black eyes, which start shining, when he speaks about his profession. Acting is the main thing in his life. The actor told in his interview, that if he hadn’t managed to become an actor, he would choose another profession in movie industry. He also could be a teacher or a life coach, like his cousin.
Born Idrissa Akuna Elba grew up in a family of West African immigrants. His mother was a clerk and his father worked at the Ford car plant. The boy was interested in acting since his childhood and took drama lessons at the National Youth Music Theatre.
Idris Elba’s most popular screen projects are “Luther”, Thor films, “The Jungle Book” etc.
He is also known as a musician and DJ.
Name: Idrissa Akuna Elba
Nickname: Big Driis the Londoner; DJ Big Driis,
Date of Birth: September 6, 1972
Place of Birth: Hackney, London, England
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Education: National Youth Music Theatre
He is currently single.
Previously Idris was married to:
1) Kim Norgaard Elba (married in 1998-2003)
2) Sonia Nicole Hamlin (were married for 3 months in 2006)
He was in relationships with Madonna (2016), K. Michelle (2013-2014) and Naiyana Garth (2014-2016).
1) Daughter Isan Elba (born in 2002 with Kim Norgaard Elba)
2) Son Winston Elba (born in 2014 with Naiyana Garth)
Awards and Honors:
1) Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance in 2016
2) Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in 2012
Favorite Drink: Rum and Coke
Favorite Food: Steak and eggs
Favorite Song: “Darling I Need Your Loving” by John Holt
Favorite Movie: “Goodfellas”, “The Champ”