Who Is Idris Elba’s Daughter Isan Elba? Her Bio, Parents, Career

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Who Is Idris Elba’s Daughter Isan Elba? Her Bio, Parents, Career

Isan Elba is a celebrity child who got stardom as the only daughter of the popular Hollywood actor Idris Elba with his first wife. He has appeared in the hit HBO drama series: The Wire, Sometimes in April; prominent action movies like Thor and its sequels as well as Avengers: Age of Ultron and Avengers: Infinity War.

Apart from being a star kid, she was nominated as a Golden Globe Ambassador in 2019. She is also a philanthropist and is on a way to starring in movies following her dad’s footsteps. Well, her father is a well-known personality in the industry, but what about her mom? Who is she?

Read the piece below to find out everything about the celebrity child surrounding her age, mother, net worth, and more. Also, learn if she is the only child of her parents or has any brothers or sisters.

How Old Is Isan Elba? Her Early Details

The celebrity daughter Isan Elba was born on 5 January 2002. She was born to her parents in the USA, as they moved from London, the United Kingdom to pursue their dream. Therefore, Isan holds British-American nationality and follows Christianity. Moreover, she belongs to African-Asian ethnic background.

Since the celeb-kid doesn’t speak much about her personal life, her educational background is under wraps. However, looking at her age, she might be in a University to complete her study.

Isan Elba’s Parents: Who Is Her Mother?

Elba was born to one of the most talented Hollywood actors, her father Idris Elba, and mother Hanne “Kim” Norgaard. Her mum was her father’s first wife, who walked down the aisle in the year 1999.

Well, her mother is a successful make-up artist, a business owner, and also a writer. She is originally from South Korea and settled in the UK later for her career. She moved to the USA with her husband to achieve their dreams in their own fields. Currently, she is the owner of several cosmetic brands and has established a thriving career.

Isan Elba mother and father
Isan Elba’s dad Idris Elba and mom Hanne Kim Norgaard
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On the other hand, her father is a popular name in the industry. He has starred in multiple movies, series, and music videos and is also a recipient of multiple accolades. Idris Elba has appeared in the hit HBO drama series: The Wire, Sometimes in April; prominent action movies like Thor and its sequels as well as Avengers: Age of Ultron and Avengers: Infinity War. In addition, the handsome actor was also named Sexiest Man Alive in 2018 in PEOPLE magazine.

Her Father Idris Elba and His Former Wife Hanne Norgaard Divorced After Four Years of Marriage

Despite the husband and wife moving to the new country to start their new life after marriage, they couldn’t enjoy their marital life for long. The former couple parted ways just after four years of their nuptials.

Later, her dad married his second wife, Sonya Nicole Hamlin after a short period of his detachment from Hanne. Nevertheless, that wedding too didn’t sustain long but only a few months. Idris again tied the knot with his third wife Sabrina Dhowre in 2019 after dating for a few months and is committed to her till now.

Similarly, the mom of one exchanged vows with her second husband Pastor Andrew L. Friar II. after a decade of her divorce in 2013.

Isan Elba Is Close to Her Father Idris Elba

The celebrity child is the only baby of her mom and dad together. She has a half-sibling, Winston Elba, from her dad. He has this son with his second wife who was with him only for a few months. Even though her parents divorced only a year after her birth, she got love and care from both her mom and dad.

Isan Elba with her dad and stepmom
Isan Elba with her father Idris Elba and his present wife Sabrina Dhowre Elba
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As Idris and Norgaard ended their courtship in mutual agreement and on good terms, they remained friends even after the divorce. Therefore, they co-parented their little girl and raised their child together. Likewise, Isan’s mommy and daddy were celebrating her 16th birthday together in 2018.

Furthermore, the daughter shares a great bond with both her parents and her stepmother Sabrina as well. Nonetheless, she lives and spends most of her time with her mother. As she was too young when her parents separated, she stayed with her mother.

Idris’ Daughter Isan Elba Becomes Golden Globe Ambassador

Elba didn’t make a public appearance for a long time after she was born but later she was seen with her dad at various red carpet events. According to some sources, the star kid as a child wanted to become an actress following in her father’s footsteps, however, her dreams changed growing up.

Having said that, she hasn’t totally lost her interest in movies. Isan has appeared in the short film Crimson Ties (2022). Before this, she also auditioned for her father’s movie Beast. Unfortunately, she didn’t get a role in that movie which put a crack in their relationship for weeks.

Idris Elba's daughter Isan Elba
Idris Elba’s daughter Isan Elba
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On the contrary, following her interest in the mental health field, she became a mental health advocate at the 76th Annual Golden Globes stage in January 2019. As Isan Elba was selected as the 2019 Golden Globes Ambassador, she used the platform to spread awareness about mental health issues.

Similarly, she is also involved in many other philanthropic activities. She raised her voice to enlighten people about the issues that needed to be put to light. As her mother herself had suffered from such problems, she took a step to talk about it. Furthermore, she was too bullied in her school days.

Isan Elba Talks About Mental Illness: Her Mom Suffered Depression

As we mentioned above, Elba’s mother too suffered from mental illness. Talking about her mother’s illness, he said that she has seen her mother battle mental illness as Norgaard deals with bipolar depression, depression, and chronic anxiety.

Elba stated to PEOPLE in 2019,

“It was only about two years ago that my mom opened up to me. I am not going to lie, it’s a struggle every day. It’s a learning lesson for me, but it’s hard. Mental illness is something that is hard to deal with.”

The celebrity daughter further added she is more close to her mom now as she knows what her mother is going through. On the other hand, she was also bullied in her school, mostly because of her personality. Nevertheless, nothing could change what she was. She has always been herself around everybody without pretending to be someone else.

Isan Elba’s Social Media Handles

The 20 years old is making her way out in the industry as well and gaining a lot of attention from the public. She has amassed quite a good number of fans and followers on her social platforms.

Isan Elba has an Instagram account that goes by the name ISAN ELBA with 65.3K followers and 52 posts in it. Her feed is full of stunning pictures of her that she keeps uploading now and then. She also has a Twitter account under Isan Elba with 832 followers which she doesn’t use much. Similarly, her TikTok account has 31.1K followers and 929.2K likes which seems to be growing each day.

How Much Is Idris Elba’s Net Worth in 2022?

Well, since Idris Elba’s daughter is at the beginning of her career, her total fortune is still behind closed doors. Regardless, she must be earning a decent amount from her booming career.

On the other hand, her father has amassed a good worth of $40 million from his all-around career as an actor, director, producer, as well as musician (DJ). Though the 20 years old hasn’t started earning millions, she must be living a lavish life as the only daughter of the multi-millionaire.

What Is  The Height of Isan Elba?

Isan Elba stands at a height of 5 feet and 2 inches. She is a beautiful woman who has a black set of eyes and long black hair.