Oh! Yes! Idris Elba is a man you should defiantly know things about him!
The well-known actor was announced the sexiest man alive for 2018 and we could not agree more with People magazine.
If you are a fan of the actor, then you should know these facts about him!
- Idris Elba was born on 6 September 1972.
- The actor was born in Hackney, London.
- His full name is Idrissa Akuna Elba.
- His father was from Sierra Leone and his mother from Ghana.
- He began helping an uncle of his with his wedding DJ business in 1986, and within a year, he had started his own DJ company with some of his friends.
- The actor left school in 1988, and won a place in the National Youth Music Theatre thanks to a £1,500 Prince’s Trust grant.
- His first acting role was in Crimewatch murder reconstructions.
- To support himself during the first years of acting he worked in jobs such as tyre-fitting, cold call advertising sales, and working night shifts at Ford Dagenham.
- He used to work as a Dj in nightclub under the name Big Driis.
- He has appeared in music videos for Fat Joe,] Angie Stone and rapper Giggs.
- In 1995, he landed his first significant role on a series called Bramwell.
- In 2007, he signed on as the lead role of the film Daddy’s Little Girls.
- We have seen the movie star portray different characters . Some of the movies he has seen in are: Prom Night , RocknRolla, The Unborn ,Obsessed, Legacy ,Thor Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Prometheus and others.
- He co-produced and performed on the intro to Jay-Z’s album American Gangster.
- He DJed at the 2007 NBA All Star parties at The Venetian and Ice House Lounge in Las Vegas.
- In October 2014 he presented the series Journey Dot Africa with Idris Elba on BBC Radio 2, exploring all types of African music. Gosh, he has done a lot!
- He has been married twice and has two children.
- On 10 February 2018, during a screening of his film Yardie, he got engaged to girlfriend Sabrina Dhowre .
- There is a documentary with his name called , Idris Elba: Fighter. It is produced by the Discovery channel and it shows the actors 12-month kickboxing and mixed martial arts training, under Muay Thai coach Kieran Keddle. The documentary shows the actors first professional kickboxing fight–and win–against Lionel Graves, a younger, more experienced Dutch opponent, at London’s York Hall.
- Idris Elba has been named People’s 2018 “Sexiest Man Alive.””