idris elba

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Well all know that Idris Elba kicks ass in acting, posing, smiling and setting thirst traps. But did you know he used to get paid to kick ass for real? See for yourself. 16 The number of letters in his full name, which is Idrissa Akuna Elba. 65 Number of acting credits he has under his […]

According to Vlad TV, K. Michelle spoke to WGCI in Chicago and discussed an upcoming VH1 project that will be directed by Idris Elba. The two are putting together a musical that according to K. will be like a “female ‘Trapped in the Closet’,”  which will be based off her debut album, Rebellious Soul. Said K., “My album, Rebellious Soul, we turned […]

As an actor, you’re always searching for your next great role. But what happens when you’ve taken a role of one of the most iconic civil rights leaders to ever grace the world with their presence? That’s the question actor Idris Elba has had to ask himself after his role as Nelson Mandela in the […]

In a revealing episode of Oprah Winfrey’s “Next Chapter,” actor Idris Elba confirmed reports that he is expecting a child with girlfriend Naiyana Garth and opened up about his father’s death. Winston Elba died in September after a battle with lung cancer. Elba recalled his West African family’s shock at the cancer diagnosis. “Africans don’t think […]

Nelson Mandela lived a life that could fill many books and even more films. He has been portrayed several times on screen by prominent actors such as Morgan Freeman (“Invictus”), Terrence Howard (“Winnie”) and most recently by Idris Elba in “Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom” based on his biography. RELATED: Celebrities React To Nelson Mandela’s Death When […]

Black women across America will be glued to their screens this Sunday when Oprah Winfrey interviews three of Hollywood’s sexiest leading men on “Next Chapter.”  Idris Elba, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Michael B. Jordan  sit down with Miss O to discuss their respective critically acclaimed movies. RELATED: 12 Years A Slave Snubbed, Fruitvale Station Wins At […]

One thing you don’t do as a person in the media is mess up somebody’s name. Trust me, I’ve done it and damn near have had a ransom put on my head for the simple slip of the tongue. Luxury fashion house Armani recently learned that lesson when they got Alfre Woodard‘s name all the […]

According to EWN Reporter, actor Idris Elba suffered a severe asthma attack just before the South African premiere of his upcoming film “Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom.” Related: Could Idris Elba Land His First Oscar Nomination in 2014? This morning, at a Q&A following the premiere, director Justin Chadwick shared that Elba is in the […]

  According to TMZ, “The Wire” star Idris Elba dropped a bomb on Playboy earlier this week when he confessed that he almost never watched the show that has made him a world renowned star! Yes, Idris admitted that he has only seen one or two episodes of “The Wire”! Apparently he was too nervous to watch himself […]

What is Idris Elba’s net worth? Idris Elba is worth $12 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Idris Elba’s net worth is the result of his extensive film and television work, as the British actor has amassed quite a resume, starring on the beloved shows “The Wire” and “Luther” and appearing in such films as […]