Idris Elba Net Worth – Income and Earnings From Acting and DJ

Published Date   18th Feb. 2019, 14:46 pm Binesh Shrestha
Idris Elba Net Worth – Income and Earnings From Acting and DJ

British actor Idris Elba‘s net worth is estimated at $25 million.  He has earned most of his fortune from his acting career. Idris Elba also has the title of the sexiest man alive given by People magazine in 2018.

Idris Elba made his debut in 1994. He then landed significant roles in soap opera like Family Affairs, Ultraviolet, and Dangerfield. The multitalented actor is famous for his signature style, London accent, and deep baritone voice.

Net Worth and Earnings

Idris Elba’s estimated net worth is estimated to be $25 million. He is an actor, director, producer-musician, and DJ. The multi-talented actor, Idris Elba’s primary source of income is his acting career. The director-producer has delivered great roles in The Wire and Luther. Many people may not know this but Idris Elba’s ex-girlfriend Naiyana Garth also has an impressive net worth of $1 million.

Idris Elba grabbed the role of Heimdall in the Marvel movie Thor which grossed $500 million worldwide. With back to back box office hits, we are sure that Idris makes a handsome sum of money.

The sexiest man alive is also a DJ known as DJ Big Driis. A DJ earns an average of $500 to $1,000+ per night. The annual income of a Dj is $30,000.  And since Idris is a big name he surely makes much more money than our assumption which increases his net worth.


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The sweet and smoldering actor is involved in brand promotions and endorsements as well.

Idris Elba’s Career

Idris Elba did jobs like tire-fitting, cold call advertising sales, and working night shifts at Ford Dagenham. He has also worked in nightclubs as a DJ when he was 19. As stated earlier The Family Affairs star was known as DJ Big Driis. Idris has collaborated with Wiley, Sean Paul, and Stefflon Don while pursuing his music career.

Idris Elba’s first acting roles were on Family Affairs, Ultraviolet, and  Dangerfield. His best characters are as drug baron Russell Stringer Bell and DCI John Luther on  The Wire and Luther respectively. He has done voice-overs in Zootopia, Finding Dory and The Jungle Book.

Idris Elba's net worth and earnings from his career.

The heartthrob and ladies man, Idris Elba has an estimated net worth of $25 million. Image Source: Twitter.

Idris Elba has starred in movies such as :

  • Daddy’s Little Girls (2007)
  • Obsessed (2009)
  • Prometheus (2012)
  • Thor: The Dark World (2013)
  •  Star Trek Beyond (2016)

The superstar Idris Elba was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Queen Elizabeth II in the 2016 New Years Honours for his services to drama. His hard work contributes to raising Idris Elba’s net worth even more.

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