Isan Elba is a famous child who rose to stardom as the only daughter of popular Hollywood actor Idris Elba with his first wife. He appeared in the hit HBO drama series: The Wire, sometimes in April; prominent action movies like Thor and its sequels as well Avengers: Age of Ultron and Avengers: Infinity War.
In addition to being a star child, she was nominated as a Golden Globe Ambassador in 2019. She is also a philanthropist and has gone on to star in movies following in her father’s footsteps. Well, her father is a well-known personality in the industry, but what about her mother? Who is she?
Read the piece below to learn all about the famous kid around her age, mother, net worth and more. Also find out if she is the only child of her parents or if she has any brothers or sisters.
How old is Isan Elba? Her early details
The famous daughter Isan Elba was born on January 5, 2002. She was born to her parents in the US, when they moved from London, UK, to pursue their dream. Therefore, Isan has British-American nationality and follows Christianity. In addition, she has an African-Asian ethnic background.
Since the celeb kid doesn’t talk much about her personal life, her educational background is secret. But if you look at her age, she might be in college to finish her studies.
Isan Elba’s parents: who is her mother?
Elba was born to one of Hollywood’s most talented actors, her father Idris Elba and mother Hanne “Kim” Norgaard. Her mother was her father’s first wife, who walked down the aisle in 1999.
Well, her mother is a successful makeup artist, a business owner and also a writer. She is originally from South Korea and later settled in the UK for her career. She moved to the US with her husband to pursue their dreams in their own field. Currently, she is the owner of several cosmetic brands and has built a thriving career.
On the other hand, her father is a popular name in the industry. He has starred in multiple movies, series, and music videos and has also received multiple awards. 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 Avengers: Age of Ultron and Avengers: Infinity War. In addition, the handsome actor was also named Sexiest man in the world in 2018 in PEOPLE magazine.
Her father Idris Elba and his former wife Hanne Norgaard have divorced after four years of marriage
Despite the husband and wife moving to the new country to start a new life after the marriage, they could not enjoy their married life for long. The former couple broke up just after four years of their marriage.
Later, her father married his second wife, Sonya Nicole Hamlin, after a brief period of his detachment from Hanne. Yet that wedding didn’t last long either, but only a few months. Idris tied the knot again with his third wife Sabrina Dhowre in 2019 after dating for a few months and is still devoted to her to this day.
Likewise, the mother 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 famous child is the only baby born to her mother and father together. She has a half brother, Winston Elba, from her father. He has this son with his second wife who was only with him for a few months. Although her parents divorced just a year after her birth, she received love and care from both her father and her mother.
Since Idris and Norgaard ended their courtship on mutual agreement and on good terms, they remained friends even after the divorce. Therefore, they co-parent their little girl and raise their child together. Likewise, Isan’s mom and dad celebrated her 16th birthday together in 2018.
In addition, the daughter has a great bond with both her parents and her stepmother Sabrina. Yet she lives and spends most of her time with her mother. Because she was too young when her parents separated, she stayed with her mother.
Idris’ daughter Isan Elba becomes Golden Globe ambassador
Elba did not appear in public for a long time after she was born, but later she was seen at several red carpet events with her father. According to some sources, the star child wanted to become an actress as a child in the footsteps of her father, but her dreams changed as she grew up.
That said, she hasn’t completely lost her interest in movies. Isan has appeared in the short film Crimson Ties (2022). Before that she also had auditioned for her father’s movie Beast. Unfortunately, she didn’t get a part in that movie that put a crack in their relationship for weeks.
Rather, following her interest in mental health, she became a mental health advocate at the 76th annual Golden Globes stage in January 2019. When Isan Elba was selected as the 2019 Golden Globes Ambassador, she used the platform to raise awareness about mental health problems.
Likewise, she is also involved in many other philanthropic activities. She raised her voice to inform people about the issues that needed to be brought to light. Since her mother herself had such problems, she took a step to talk about it. In addition, she was bullied too much in her school days.
Isan Elba talks about mental illness: her mother suffered from depression
As we mentioned above, Elba’s mom too suffered from a mental illness. Speaking of her mother’s illness, he said she has seen her mother battle mental illness while Norgaard copes with bipolar depression, depression and chronic anxiety.
Elba stated to: PEOPLE 2019,
“It was only about two years ago that my mother opened up to me. I’m not gonna lie, it’s a struggle every day. It’s an instructive lesson for me, but it’s hard. Mental illness is something that is difficult to deal with.”
The famous daughter added that she is now closer to her mother because she knows what her mother is going through. On the other hand, she was also bullied at her school, mainly because of her personality. Yet nothing could change what she was. She has always been herself around everyone without pretending to be anyone else.
Social media handles from Isan Elba
The 20-year-old is also making his way in the industry and getting a lot of attention from the public. She has amassed quite a number of fans and followers on her social platforms.
Isan Elba has an Instagram account called ISAN ELBA with 65.3K followers and 52 posts in it. Her feed is full of beautiful photos of her that she continues to upload from time to time. She also has a Twitter account under Isan Elba with 832 followers which she doesn’t use much. Likewise, her TikTok account has 31.1K followers and 929.2K likes, which seem to be growing every day.
What will be Idris Elba’s net worth in 2022?
Well, since Idris Elba’s daughter is at the beginning of her career, her overall fortune is still behind closed doors. Either way, she must be earning a decent amount of money from her thriving career.
On the other hand, her father has amassed a good $40 million worth from his multifaceted career as an actor, director, producer and musician (DJ). Although the 20-year-old has not yet made millions, she must live a lavish life as the multimillionaire’s only daughter.
What is the height of Isan Elba?
Isan Elba stands at a height of 5 feet and 2 inches. She is a beautiful woman with black eyes and long black hair.
- 1 How old is Isan Elba? Her early details
- 2 Isan Elba’s parents: who is her mother?
- 3 Isan Elba is close to her father Idris Elba
- 4 Idris’ daughter Isan Elba becomes Golden Globe ambassador
- 5 Isan Elba talks about mental illness: her mother suffered from depression
- 6 Social media handles from Isan Elba
- 7 What will be Idris Elba’s net worth in 2022?