About Idris Elba
Idris Elba is a quite known name in the entertainment industry. It has been announced that the current estimate of Idris Elba net worth reaches a sum of 12 million dollars. He is an actor, producer, DJ, singer and rapper and these all involvements have added a lot of financial success to him, as well as increased the total amount of Idris Elba net worth.
He is mostly known from TV series, such as “The Wire”, which is broadcasted on the HBO channel. In these series, Idris Elba is portraying a role of Russell Bell, who is a businessman in the show. Also, he is known from the BBC One series called “Luther”, where he is playing one of the main roles, which is Detective John Luther. Also, he has appeared in a couple of movies. He is probably best known for his appearance in a biography film called “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom”, where he portrayed the main role of Nelson Mandela. All these mentioned appearances of him have added a lot of revenues to Idris Elba net worth, as well. He has been a nominee of three Golden Globe awards and has won one of them. Moreover, he also has been a nominee of three Emmy Awards.
In addition to being a well known person in the acting industry, Idris Elba is also known as a hip hop and soul singer as well as a DJ. When he is a DJ, Idris Elba uses his nickname of DJ Big Driis.
Idris Elba was born in 1972 in London. He got involved into acting when he was a student at high school. In 1986, he also got involved into being a DJ, when he started helping his uncle to play in weddings. Some years later, Idris Elba even founded his own DJ company, with the help of a couple of his friends. In 1988, Idris Elba left school, but entered the National Youth Music Theater. In 1991, he also started working as a DJ in various night clubs in order to support himself financially. Thus, before he got a splendid acting career, which also increased Idris Elba net worth, he was also a DJ.