1. 19th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party – Red Carpet

19th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party - Red Carpet Source:Getty

Idris Elba attends the 19th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party at the Pacific Design Center on February 27, 2011 in West Hollywood, California. vertical,celebrities,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,party – social event,usa,adult,adults only,movie,film industry,california,one man only,looking,west hollywood,annual event,idris elba,pacific design center,annual elton john aids foundation oscar party,pacific,aids,academy awards,83rd annual academy awards,elton john aids foundation,design center

2. Actor Idris Elba, in town promote his latest film, in Washington, DC.

Actor Idris Elba, in town promote his latest film, in Washington, DC. Source:Getty

Washington, DC – August, 10: Actor Idris Elba, in town promote his latest film on August, 10, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post via Getty Images) StaffPhoto imported to Merlin on Thu Aug 12 16:42:05 2010 vertical,people,one person,usa,adult,adults only,actor,movie,one man only,washington dc,human interest,idris elba,promotion,august,town,2010-08-10 00:00:00.000

3. ‘Demons Never Die’ – UK Premiere

'Demons Never Die' - UK Premiere Source:Getty

LONDON, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 10: Idris Elba attends the UK premiere of ‘Demons Never Die’ at Odeon West End on October 10, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Ferdaus Shamim/WireImage) vertical,celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,attending,waist up,uk,england,movie,london – england,film industry,premiere,film premiere,idris elba,odeon west end,demons never die

4. Jay-Z Hosts Super Bowl XLVI Victory Party

Jay-Z Hosts Super Bowl XLVI Victory Party Source:Getty

NEW YORK, NY – FEBRUARY 10: Idris Elba attends a Super Bowl XLVI Victory Party at 40 / 40 Club on February 10, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Schear/Getty Images) vertical,celebrities,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,new york city,idris elba,40 / 40 club,super bowl xlvi victory party

5. Tonight We Tanqueray And 7Wallace Pre-Emmy Party Hosted By Idris Elba

Tonight We Tanqueray And 7Wallace Pre-Emmy Party Hosted By Idris Elba Source:Getty

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA – SEPTEMBER 22: Actor Idris Elba attends Tonight We Tanqueray and 7Wallace Pre-Emmy party hosted by Idris Elba at Bootsy Bellows on September 22, 2012 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Donato Sardella/WireImage) vertical,arts culture and entertainment,attending,party – social event,usa,hosting,actor,california,west hollywood,idris elba,tonight we tanqueray,pre-emmy party,bootsy bellows

6. Celebrities Visit ‘Late Show With David Letterman’ – June 24, 2013

Celebrities Visit 'Late Show With David Letterman' - June 24, 2013 Source:Getty

NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 24: Idris Elba arrives for the ‘Late Show with David Letterman’ at Ed Sullivan Theater on June 24, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Donna Ward/Getty Images) vertical,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,usa,new york city,arrival,idris elba,ed sullivan theater,the late show with david letterman

7. Apple Store Soho Presents: Meet The Actor – Idris Elba ‘Pacific Rim’

Apple Store Soho Presents: Meet The Actor - Idris Elba 'Pacific Rim' Source:Getty

NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 24: Actor Idris Elba attends Meet The Actor: Idris Elba ‘Pacific Rim’ at Apple Store Soho on June 24, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Stewart/WireImage) vertical,celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,new york city,actor,headshot,technology,oceania,soho – new york,idris elba,meets,apple store,pacific rim

8. Royal Film Performance Of ‘Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom’ – Red Carpet Arrivals

Royal Film Performance Of 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' - Red Carpet Arrivals Source:Getty

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – DECEMBER 05: Actor Idris Elba, who portrays Nelson Mandela, attends the Royal film performance of ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’ at the Odeon Leicester Square on December 05, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/WireImage) vertical,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,adult,adults only,topics,topix,bestof,actor,uk,england,movie,london – england,performance,one man only,human interest,idris elba,royalty,toppics,odeon leicester square,nelson mandela,mandela: long walk to freedom,portrays

9. 25th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala

25th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala Source:Getty

PALM SPRINGS, CA – JANUARY 04: Actor Idris Elba arrives at the 25th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala at Palm Springs Convention Center on January 4, 2014 in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic) vertical,celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,usa,topics,topix,bestof,arrival,actor,movie,film industry,california,fashion,award,gala,annual event,idris elba,toppics,palm springs – california,palm springs convention center,palm springs international film festival

10. 45th NAACP Image Awards Presented By TV One – Red Carpet

45th NAACP Image Awards Presented By TV One - Red Carpet Source:Getty

PASADENA, CA – FEBRUARY 22: Actor Idris Elba attends the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on February 22, 2014 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards) vertical,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,actor,film industry,television show,california,award,tv one,idris elba,pasadena – california,presenting,naacp image awards,pasadena civic auditorium

11. British Idris Elba, famous for his role

British Idris Elba, famous for his role Source:Getty

British Idris Elba, famous for his role as Stringer Bell, anti-hero of hit TV series The Wire, poses, on April 13, 2010 in Cannes, southern France, during the MIPTV, one of the world’s largest broadcasting and audio-visual trade shows to be held until April 16, 2010. Inexpensive TV formats adaptable worldwide, and big budget co-productions allowing broadcasters and producers to share out costs, are set to dominate this year’s MIPTV. AFP PHOTO STEPHANE DANNA (Photo credit should read STEPHANE DANNA/AFP/Getty Images) vertical,people,france,cannes,one person,arts culture and entertainment,adult,adults only,portrait,television show,one man only,large,idris elba,audio equipment,series,world,exhibition,broadcasting,british culture,trade,hitting,the wire,human role,famous,provence-alpes-cote d’azur,alpes-maritimes,miptv,anti-hero,stringer bell

12. The Gumball 3000 Rally – Launch Party Arrivals

The Gumball 3000 Rally - Launch Party Arrivals Source:Getty

LONDON, ENGLAND – APRIL 30: Idris Elba attends the launch party for The Gumball 300 Rally on April 30, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Danny Martindale/Getty Images) vertical,celebrities,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,adult,adults only,looking at camera,portrait,uk,england,london – england,headshot,one man only,idris elba,launch event,rally,the gumball

13. Idris Elba

Idris Elba Source:Getty

LONDON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 16: Idris Elba attends the World Premiere of ‘The Gunman’ at BFI Southbank on February 16, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage) idris elba

14. 45th NAACP Image Awards Presented By TV One – Red Carpet

45th NAACP Image Awards Presented By TV One - Red Carpet Source:Getty

PASADENA, CA – FEBRUARY 22: Actor Idris Elba attends the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on February 22, 2014 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards) vertical,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,topics,topix,bestof,actor,film industry,television show,california,award,tv one,idris elba,toppics,pasadena – california,presenting,naacp image awards,pasadena civic auditorium

15. London Celebrity Sightings – November 26, 2015

London Celebrity Sightings - November 26, 2015 Source:Getty

LONDON, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 26: Idris Elba seen at Superdry on Regent St to launch his new fashion collection on November 26, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Neil Mockford/Alex Huckle/GC Images) vertical,photography,celebrities,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,looking at camera,waist up,uk,england,london – england,smiling,new,fashion,incidental people,celebrity sightings,idris elba,launch event,setting,fashion collection,2015,superdry,regent street

16. Star Treck Photocall With Idris Elba

Star Treck Photocall With Idris Elba Source:Getty

LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 14: Idris Elba visits a street art mural promoting Star Trek Beyond in East London on July 14, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Ben Pruchnie/WireImage) photography,celebrities,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,topix,bestof,looking at camera,portrait,uk,england,london – england,film industry,smiling,street,three quarter length,incidental people,idris elba,visit,arts,mural,bestpix,publicity event,star trek,east london,star trek beyond

17. ‘Star Trek Beyond’ UK Premiere

'Star Trek Beyond' UK Premiere Source:Getty

LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 12: Idris Elba attends the UK Premiere of Paramount Pictures ‘Star Trek Beyond’ at the Empire Leicester Square on July 12, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures) vertical,photography,celebrities,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,looking at camera,uk,england,london – england,film industry,smiling,premiere,three quarter length,film premiere,red carpet event,idris elba,paramount pictures,empire leicester square,burberry,star trek,star trek beyond

18. ‘Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology’ Costume Institute Gala – Outside Arrivals

'Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology' Costume Institute Gala - Outside Arrivals Source:Getty

NEW YORK, NY – MAY 02: Idris Elba attends ‘Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology’ Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images) photography,celebrities,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,horizontal,usa,new york city,portrait,headshot,smiling,fashion,gala,annual event,incidental people,bow tie,idris elba,shirt,art,art museum,metropolitan museum of art,met costume institute benefit gala,silk,lapel,faille,tom ford – designer label,cotton,white shirt,pocket square,the costume institute,tail coat,white color,black color,manus x machina: fashion in an age of technology,piquet

19. 2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards – Arrivals

2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards - Arrivals Source:Getty

Actor Idris Elba attends the 2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards on February 27, 2016 in Santa Monica, California. vertical,photography,celebrities,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,adult,adults only,actor,movie,film industry,headshot,smiling,gray,california,one man only,sunglasses,toothy smile,serious,suit,idris elba,shirt,goatee,flat cap,santa monica,ifp independent spirit awards,white shirt,gray suit,white color,black color,necktie

20. ‘100 Streets’ – UK Premiere – Red Carpet Arrivals

'100 Streets' - UK Premiere - Red Carpet Arrivals Source:Getty

LONDON, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 08: Idris Elba attends the UK premiere of ‘100 Streets’ on November 8, 2016 at BFI Southbank in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage) photography,celebrities,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,horizontal,uk,england,london – england,film industry,headshot,smiling,premiere,film premiere,red carpet event,idris elba,bfi southbank

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