Sonya Nicole Hamlin- Facts About Idris Elba’s Ex-Wife

Sonya Nicole Hamlin

Sonya Nicole Hamlin is popularly known as the ex-wife of English actor, producer, and musician, Idrissa Akuna Elba. Sonya Nicole was born in the year 1974 and is 48 years old as of 2022. She was born in the United States of America and belongs to the American nationality but has different ethnicity. Sonya was in the spotlight as the former wife of DJ Idris Elba.

Sonya Nicole Hamlin: Profile Summary

Full NameSonya Nicole Hamlin
Date of Birth1974
Birth PlaceUnited States
Famous as The Ex-wife of Idris Elba
ProfessionReal-Estate attorney
Relationship statusDivorced

Sonya Nicole Hamlin is a real-estate lawyer who studied law in both London and Washington. She runs a real estate office with ten employees and is a legal counselor as well. Information about Sonya’s parents, siblings or childhood is not available yet however, she spent her early childhood with her family in Notting Hill, London, then relocated to the United States.

Sonya has always been distant from the limelight but was in the news when she got married to Idris and divorced.

Sonya moved to the US to pursue her career as a lawyer and began to work after her graduation. She studied law in Washington as well as in London. She specialized in property law and later became a successful property and real-estate lawyer. Sonya Nicole owns her firm in Maryland.

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Sonya was married to her ex-husband, Idris Elba who is a well-known actor-producer, and musician. The pair met in 2005 when Sonya just started her career as a lawyer. They dated for a few months and decided to get married.

Sonya and Idris got married in the year 2006 at the “Kittle White Wedding Chappel” in Las Vegas. According to sources, the only eyewitness at the ceremony was an estate agent named Daniel Krystal.

Sonya’s husband has acted in several movies. He became famous after he was cast to play Stringer Bell, a drug trafficker on the critically acclaimed HBO series, The Wire. Sonya’s husband has been nominated four times for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film, winning one, and nominated five times for a Primetime Emmy Award.

He has appeared in films like Hobbs & Shaw, Thor, One Love, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, Prometheus, Pacific Rim, The Jungle Book The Dark Tower, The Mountain Between Us, Thor: Ragnarok, Avengers: Infinity War, Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw, The Suicide Squad, Sonic the Hedgehog 2 among others.

Aside from acting, Sonya’s husband also performs as a DJ under the moniker DJ Big Driis and is an R&B musician too. He was tagged in the Time 100 list of the Most Influential People in the World in 2016.

Meanwhile, Sonya Nicole Hamlin after months of marriage filed for a divorce. There are no reports of the couple having any kids.

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