We know you love Idris Elba and his movies but did you know he has other talents and ventures?
Ok, not so fast.. Aside from being a Producer, writer and singer here are 8 interesting facts about Idris Elba.
- He is an amazing DJ
— Idris Elba (@idriselba) August 15, 2019
2. He is an amazing musician
its coming. Timbaland and Idris Elba hit the studio and make music magic | ‘Cooking Up/w Timbaland’ – Revolt | REVOLT – UNAPOLOGETICALLY HIP HOP https://t.co/9qufxkDCFQ
— Idris Elba (@idriselba) July 26, 2019
— Idris Elba (@idriselba) July 5, 2019
3. ELBA EARNED A PRESTIGIOUS HONOR FROM THE QUEEN.
In 2016, the same year Elba earned both Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations for his work in Beasts of No Nation—the actor landed a spot on Queen Elizabeth II’s annual New Year’s Honors List, and was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his work as an actor.
4. ELBA IS A MAJOR SOCCER FAN AND HAS DONE PROMOS FOR HIS FAVORITE TEAM.
5. HE BROKE A NEARLY 90-YEAR-OLD LAND SPEED RECORD.
6. HE IS A TRAINED KICKBOXER AND MIXED MARTIAL ARTS FIGHTER.
As if Elba didn’t have enough talents, he showed off that he could get physical in 2017 when he debuted his year-long journey of training in kickboxing and MMA with a documentary called Idris Elba: Fighter. The actor ended up winning his professional kickboxing match debut.
7. ELBA WAS ALSO NAMED PEOPLE MAGAZINE’S “SEXIEST MAN ALIVE.”
In 2018, two years after being honoured by TIME, Elba earned an accolade of a different nature when he was named People Magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive, following in the footsteps of Chris Hemsworth, George Clooney, Brad Pitt, and other Hollywood heartthrobs.
Who’d have thought it! Thank you @people & all the fans for naming me #SexiestManAlive. Don’t forget to grab your issue this week https://t.co/WI7eWfXOPB. I’m honoured & thankful. What’s even more important is your vote in the midterm elections. Your vote can make a difference!👊🏾 pic.twitter.com/TBQapjxJsT
— Idris Elba (@idriselba) November 6, 2018
8. He owns a Clothing Line.
Amazing guy with amazing and versatile talents. We just want to say we love the Incredible Idris Elba
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