Name: Idris Elba
Birth Name: 
Idrissa Akuna "Idris" Elba
Birth Date: 
September 6, 1972
Birth Place: 
Hackney, London, England
Relationship Status: 
Celebrity Ranking # 567

“The Jungle Book” Trailer Is Loose: Watch Here!

Posted Wednesday September 16, 2015 9:09 AM GMT

One of the most beloved children’s stories of all time, “The Jungle Book” is getting the live action treatment from Disney and there’s a new preview trailer that’s simply stunning.


Bono Enlists Big Names for Ebola PSA: Watch Now!

Posted Wednesday November 19, 2014 10:43 PM GMT

Bono's One Campaign is taking a stand against Ebola with a moving PSA about the growing crisis in West Africa.


Idris Elba Signs On for “Avengers: Age of Ultron”

Posted Monday November 3, 2014 4:23 PM GMT

It’s going to be a superhero movie of massive proportions and “Avengers: Age of Ultron” is getting a major boost of star power from British hunk Idris Elba.

The “Luther” hunk, who plays Heimdall in the “Thor” franchise, told press that he’s part of the “Ultron” cast and we can’t wait to see it all unfold.


Idris Elba Is Hunky on Details September 2014 Cover

Posted Wednesday August 13, 2014 9:13 PM GMT

Given his good looks and superb acting ability, it turns out Idris Elba is the total package that people are just now discovering.

The 41-year-old “Luther” star shows off his ravishing physique in his cover story for Details magazine’s September 2014 issue, and in the interview he discusses the evolution of his career.


Celebrities Converge on Twitter For World Cup

Posted Thursday June 26, 2014 2:15 PM GMT

Today the United States men’s national team is facing off against Germany in the 2014 World Cup tournament, and many of our favorite stars are taking to Twitter to express their support.

Ashton Kutcher posted a photo of an excused absence note from the US Coach Jurgen Klinsmann with the caption, “To whom it may concern…”


Stork Alert: Idris Elba Welcomes Baby Boy!

Posted Friday April 18, 2014 10:10 AM GMT

It’s going to be an extra-special Easter weekend for Idris Elba as his girlfriend Naiyana Garth just gave birth to a baby boy.

The “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” hunk couldn’t be happier about the news and he immediately tweeted a photo of the newborn on Thursday (April 17th).


Oprah: No Longer a Selfie Virgin

Posted Monday February 24, 2014 7:00 PM GMT

She's got her hand in all sorts of media and now Oprah Winfrey is finally getting the hang of social media photo sharing.

On Saturday (February 22), the OWN creator attended the NAACP Image Awards where she was nominated for her role in "The Butler."


2014 NAACP Image Awards: Complete List of Winners!

Posted Sunday February 23, 2014 1:05 AM GMT

The 45th Annual NAACP Image Awards went off without a hitch earlier this evening (February 22) with "12 Years a Slave" continuing to make waves snagging the biggest prize of the night.