Actor Idris Elba and wife Sabrina Dhowre are expecting their first child together, MTO News has confirmed, and we couldn’t be more delighted for them.
We spoke with a person closely affiliated with Sabrina, and she confirmed that the couple had been trying for a baby for almost a year – and it finally happened.
Sabrina’s pal explained to MTO News, “They are so over the moon with happiness, especially Sabrina.” The friend confirmed that Sabrina, a former beauty pageant winner – is “about four months: along.
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And we have the pics to prove it.
Here are some images of Sabrina and Idris from a movie premiere on Thursday. Peep the teeny baby bump.
Idris is an English actor, producer and musician. He is known for roles including Stringer Bell in the HBO series The Wire, DCI John Luther in the BBC One series Luther, and Nelson Mandela in the biographical film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013). He has been nominated four times for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film, winning one, and was nominated five times for a Primetime Emmy Award.
The couple, who married in 2019 after meeting in 2017, kept their family plans pretty private up until now with none of Sabrina’s social media posts giving any indication that a baby might be on the way.
Aside from acting, Elba performs as a DJ under the moniker DJ Big Driis (or Big Driis the Londoner) and as an R&B musician. In 2016, he was named in the Time 100 list of the Most Influential People in the World. As of May 2019, his films have grossed over $9.8 billion at the global box office, including over $3.6 billion in North America, where he is one of the top 20 highest-grossing actors.
Idris has two children, son, Winston Elba and daughter Isan Elba, from previous relationships.