Idris Elba Net Worth
Idris Elba Net Worth: Idris Elba is a British actor, producer, singer, rapper and DJ who has a net worth of $12 million. Idris Elba was born September 6, 1972 in London Borough of Hackney, United Kingdom. He is best known for his portrayal of drug lord and aspiring businessman Russell "Stringer" Bell in the HBO series The Wire, Detective John Luther in the BBC One series Luther and Nelson Mandela in the biographical film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, which he received rave reviews for and was nominated for an Oscar that year (though he lost to Matthew McConaughey for his movie Dallas Buyers Club). Elba has been nominated for three Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor in a Miniseries or Television Film, winning one for Best Actor, as well as earning four Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Elba has appeared in other films such as American Gangster (2007), Takers (2010), Thor (2011), Prometheus (2012), Pacific Rim (2013), and Thor: The Dark World (2013). In addition to his acting work, he still DJs under the stage name DJ Big Driis (or Big Driis the Londoner) and works as a hip-hop soul musician. His new film, No Good Deed, hit theaters in 2014.