Idris Elba is an actor, producer, and musician from United Kingdom. He has an impressive record as an actor and secured four Golden Globe nominations and five Primetime Emmy Award nominations over the course of his career.
Mr Beast Biography and Net Worth
|Net worth||$40 M|
|Full Name||Idrissa Akuna Elba|
|Birth Date||September 6, 1972|
|Birthplace||London Borough of Hackney, London, United Kingdom|
Idris Elba Career
After starting out at the National Youth Theatre in London, Idris Elba has secured some famous roles including Stringer Bell and John Luther. In his early twenties, Elba started auditioning for various acting jobs and he landed his first acting credit in ‘Crimewatch’. Later, he appeared in ‘The Boot Street Band’ and in 1995 he secured a significant role in ‘Bramwell’. Elba worked on various projects and performed supporting roles during the start of his career. He appeared on The Bill, The Ruth Rendell, and Mysteries, to name a few. It was 2002 when Elba landed a starring role HBO’s ‘The Wire’.
He played ‘Russell (Stringer) Bell’ in the series and to this day, it remains one of his best known role in United Kingdom. One of Elba’s most famous role is his portrayal of DCI John Luther in BBC One’s series titled ‘Luther’. The show has a total of five seasons and it started in 2010 and the final episode of the series was aired in 2019. In 2013, he was seen playing Nelson Mandela in a biographical film which was titled ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’. Elba has also worked with Hollywood’s best directors including Ridley Scott. The duo made American Gangster and Prometheus together. He is also famous for his portrayal of ‘Heimdall’ in Marvel Cinematic Universe.
He was nominated for Best Supporting Actor in both BAFTA and Golden Globes for his work in Beasts of No Nation. He is also known for his voice over acting. Some of his voice over projects include Zootopia, The Jungle Book, and Finding Dory. Recently, he joined DC Extended Universe as ‘Bloodsport’ who appears in The Suicide Squad movies. Currently, Elba is seen playing ‘Dr. Nate Samuels’ in Baltasar Kormakur’s movie called Beast. The movie is an American suspense thriller which is based on a story by Jaime Primak Sullivan. The film follows Nate (Idris Elba) and his two daughters who visit a South African game reserve but now they have to fight to survive a vicious lion stalking them. The film was released on 19th August, 2022 and has received some mixed reviews.
Elba is also a producer and has worked on several of shows as both producer and actor. He was a producer and star of the show Luther. He also served as an executive producer on The Chelsea Cowboy, Concrete Cowboy, In the Long Run, Elba vs. Block, and The Idris Takeover to name a few.
Idris Elba Net Worth
With his acting and musical career spanning over decades, Elba has been able to earn an estimated net worth of 40 million dollars.
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