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Sonya Nicole Hamlin Bio: Facts about Idris Elba Ex-Wife

Sonya Nicole Hamlin Bio: Facts about Idris Elba Ex-Wife

Sonya Nicole Hamlin is an American real-estate lawyer who is famous as the ex-wife of English actor, producer, musician, and DJ Idris Elba.

Sonya Nicole Hamlin entered this world in the year 1974 somewhere in the United States of America. As of 2019, Hamlin’s age is 45 years old. She spent most of her childhood days in Notting Hill, London with her family before relocating to the United States.

Sonya holds an American nationality while she belongs to a mixed ethnical background. Hamlin has studied law in both Washington and London and she specializes in property law.

Who is Sonya Nicole Hamlin’s Ex-Husband?

Her ex-husband, Idris Elba is a British actor, producer, musician, as well as a disk jockey who is widely famous for his lead role in the British crime drama series Luther.

Acting Career

  • His acting career began with guests as well as minor roles in the TV series The Bill, Bramwell, The Governor, Family Affairs, Ultraviolet, and London’s Burning.
  • In the year 1999, he made his first movie debut with a supporting role in the French movie, Belle Maman.
  • After that, he received stardom for his main role in the British crime drama series The Wire.
Sonya Nicole Hamlin's ex-husband, Idris Elba
Caption: Sonya Nicole Hamlin’s ex-husband, Idris Elba (Photo: Pinterest)

Movies & Tv Series

  • To date, Idris has appeared in dozens of movies and tv series.
  • Some of the movies he has appeared in are Buffalo Soldiers (2001), The Gospel (2005), Daddy’s Little Girls (2007), The Human Contract (2008), The Unborn (2009), Obsessed (2009), Thor, Takers, Cats, No Good Dead, and so on.
  • Some of the tv series he has appeared in are Luther, The Wire, In The Long Run, Insiders, In Defence, The Office, and many more.

Singing Career

  • He has appeared in music videos for Fat Joe, Angie Stone, and Giggs.
  • Further, Idris has also served as a director and producer for multiple music videos by Mumford and Sons and K Michelle.

Awards & Nominations

  • His appearance in the British crime drama series Luther earned critical acclaim and has won several awards including the Golden Globe Award.
  • Further, he received nominations for many awards including an Oscar in the category of Best Original Song for Ordinary Love for his appearance in the 2013 movie, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.
  • In the year 2016, Idris was named in the Time 100 list of the Most Influential People in the World.

Sonya Nicole Hamlin’s Career

Sonya Nicole Hamlin is a real-estate lawyer by profession. As of now, she works in her own office where she has around 10 employees.

Sonya Nicole Hamlin, American real-estate lawyer
Caption: Sonya Nicole Hamlin, American real-estate lawyer (Photo: Daily Mail)

What is the Net Worth of Sonya Nicole Hamlin?

Sonya Nicole Hamlin has an estimated net worth of around $2 million as of 2019. She earns a salary of $9.9k per month, which amounts to be around $119k per year.

Sonya Nicole Hamlin's ex-husband, Idris Elba posing with his car
Caption: Sonya Nicole Hamlin’s ex-husband, Idris Elba posing with his car
Photo: Pinterest

On the other hand, her ex-husband, Idris Elba has an estimated net worth of around $25 million as of 2019. He made this impressive amount through his successful career as an actor, producer, musician, as well as a disk jockey.

House

Sonya filed for bankruptcy in the year 2009 but she lives in a house worth £400,000 in Maryland.

Relationship Status after Divorce with Her Husband

Sonya Nicole Hamlin is possibly single at the moment. Previously, she tied the wedding knot to a British actor, producer, musician, and disk jockey, Idris Elba. They met for the first time in the year 2005, through a mutual friend. After dating for some months, they shared their wedding vows on 9th April 2006, at the Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas.
Sonya Nicole Hamlin with her ex-husband, Idris Elba
Caption: Sonya Nicole Hamlin with her ex-husband, Idris Elba (Photo: Daily Mail)
Hamlin filed for divorce after a few weeks of her marriage to Idris. According to some online resources, the reason for the divorce was Sonya’s focus on her career. Their divorce was filed in Maryland in June 2006. In an interview, she revealed other reasons for the divorce. Sonya stated that she loved Idris dearly, but his previous relationships had caused problems in their marriage. She also blamed Elba’s friends who had been determined to prove that Sonya was a bad omen in his life.
As of now, Sonya is living a single life while her ex-husband, Elba has tied the wedding knot to Sabrina Dhowre on 26th April 2019.

Facts of Sonya Nicole Hamlin Bio: Facts about Idris Elba Ex-Wife

Full NameSonya Nicole Hamlin
Net Worth$2 million
Date Of Birth1974
Age 48 years 0 months
Horoscope Cancer
Place Of Birththe United States of America
ProfessionReal-estate Lawyer
NationalityAmerican

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