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Eve Elba


Facts of Eve Elba

Full NameEve Elba
First NameEve
Last NameElba
ProfessionCelebrity Mother
Birth CountryGhana
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusSingle
SpouseWinston Elba
No Of Children1

Eve Elba is better known as the lovely mother of actor, writer, producer, singer, songwriter, and DJ Idris Elba.

Marital status

She was a married woman. Her husband’s name was Winston Elba

He was from Sierra Leone and worked at Ford Dagenham

The couple tied a knot several years back. The couple married in Sierra Leone and later moved to London

She spent her conjugal life with her spouse very well till the last breath of him. She is single now.

Here is the picture of her beloved late beloved Winston Elba and Idris Elba.

Eve Elba’s late husband, Winston Elba, and son, Idris Elba.
Eve Elba’s late husband, Winston Elba, and son, Idris Elba. Source: Shutterstock

Only son

She and her husband welcomed their only child Idris on 6 September 1972 in Hackney, London, England

His full name is Idrissa Akuna Elba. He is British by nationality.

After appearing in the role of Stringer Bell in an American crime drama ‘The Wire,’ he came to prominence. 

His acting career started when he was in school, and never look back after that. 

He professionally started his acting journey in 1994

His music career is also going well. He launched his record label ‘7Wallance Music’ in July 2018

He has been married three times to date. His first wife’s name is Hanne Norgaard

He has a daughter with Hanne.

His second wife is Sonya Hamlin. His present and third wife’s name is Sabrina Dhowre. She is a model

Eve Elba’s son, Idris Elba, and Daughter-in-law, Sabrina Dhowre.
Eve Elba’s son, Idris Elba, and Daughter-in-law, Sabrina Dhowre. Source: BellaNaija

The couple has no children to date. 

Idris has one more child from his past relationship.

Here is a beautiful wedding photo of the couple. The married couple looks fabulous in their wedding dress.

Eve Elba’s son, Idris Elba, granddaughter, Isan Elba, and Daughter-in-law, Sabrina Dhowre.
Eve Elba’s son, Idris Elba, granddaughter, Isan Elba, and Daughter-in-law, Sabrina Dhowre. Source: BCK Online

Death of her husband

Her husband passed away due to lung cancer in 2013

It was such a sad day of her life to see her loved one dying due to such a disease. 

Winston was 72 years at the time of his death

His son expressed his grief in one interview and said that he had several plans with his father, and it was heartbreaking that he lost such a supportive and loving father. 

He also added that by seeing him dying, he realized that we only have one life. 

His father inspired him to play the role of Nelson Mandela in his film ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.’ 

He missed his father so much.

Proud moment as a mother

Idris received a royal honor in March 2016 and became a member of the Order of the British Empire that day. 

He was honored for his contribution to drama

He brought his mother to Buckingham Palace to receive such prestigious honors

It was such a proud moment for her to see Idris receive that honor.

Idris posted a photo of that day on his Twitter along with his mother. 

The mother-son duo looks very happy in that photo. 

The caption of that post is 

@BritishMonarchy Made my *Mum very happy…

Eve Elba with her son, Idris Elba.
Eve Elba with her son, Idris Elba. Source: Twitter

Net worth

Her son has a net worth of 30 million dollars. He manages to earn that sum of money from his versatile career. 

He is one of the highest-grossing actors in Hollywood

He has appeared in several movies, theater series, music videos, and many more. 

He has been awarded several awards to date, such as ‘BET Award,’ ‘Golden Globe Award’ and many more.

Some of his television series with IMDb ratings and Rotten Tomatoes ratings are shown below.

Name of the SeriesIMDb ratingsRotten Tomatoes(%)
The Wire9.394
The Office8.9-

She has no social media account. She prefers to keep her life far from the media. Currently, she lives in London.

Age and nationality

  1. Her exact age is not available on her wiki sites. Her nationality is Ghanaian.

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Updated On Sun Feb 27 2022 Published On Mon Nov 23 2020 By shaumya

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