Sonya Nicole Hamlin Wiki (Idris Elba's Ex-wife) Age, Biography

Sonya Nicole Hamlin Wiki (Idris Elba’s Ex-wife) Age, Biography & Family

Sonya Nicole Hamlin (born 1974) is an American lady. She has a law firm and is a Lawyer by profession. In the year 2006, she came into limelight when she married a famous English actor named Idris Elba.

The couple stayed together for a few months and in the same year, they both got separated and took divorce.

In the year 2020 news came that Idris is suffering from coronavirus. He declared through a video on Twitter which he posted on 16 March 2020.


Marriage Life with Spouse Idris Elba & Children

In the year 2005, Elba came to know about Sonya from a mutual friend who made them meet at a party. During the party, they shared drinks and got in love with each other. Next year (2006) on 9 April Sonya Nicole Hamlin married her husband. The couple even got spotted in a jewelry shop together.

Idris Elba with his wife, Sonya Nicole Hamlin

Idris Elba with his wife, Sonya Nicole Hamlin.

They started living together after the marriage but as time passed they came to know that they are not compatible with each other. They both even felt that their professions are creating the problem. On a good note in the year 2006, they filed divorce which got approved sooner. The couple has no child together.



Idris Elba’s spouse, Sonya Nicole Hamlin is living in New York and there she has a law firm. After completing her graduation she became a lawyer and opened a firm. According to a trustworthy source, we came to know that she is earning $9.9k per month which makes around $118k/year. She has a net worth of around $1.6 million.

Sonya Nicole Hamlin net worth

Her Ex-husband Idris is a very successful actor who has acted in movies like Hobbs & Shaw and Thor. He is very popular in Hollywood and has a fortune of $20 million as measured in 2020.

One of the main reasons for their divorce is that she wanted to focus on her career and on the other hand Elba also wanted to focus, all this lead to the disagreement between and they both decided to separate.


Some Hidden Facts about Sonya Nicole Hamlin

Real Full Birth NameSonya Nicole Hamlin.
Age (As of 2019)46 years old.
Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday1974.
Birthplace/HometownThe USA.
Ethnicity Mixed.
Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)Straight.
Sun Sign (Zodiac Birth Sign)N/A.
House LocationCalifornia.
Physical Statistics
Height (Tall)Feet & Inches: .
Centimeters: cm.
Meters: m.
WeightKilograms: Kg.
Pounds: lbs.
Eye ColorBrown.
Shoe Size (UK)7.
Hair ColorBrown.
ParentsFather: Not known.
Mother: No information.
Personal Life Relationship
Marital StatusMarried and Divorced.
HusbandIdris Elba (Ex-husband).
Highest QualificationGraduation.
School Local high school.
Net worth$1.6 million as in 2020.


Childhood, Parents, Siblings & Education

In the year 1974, Idris Elba’s Ex-wife, Sonya Nicole Hamlin took birth in the USA. She belongs to mixed ethnicity. We do not know much about her family and early life but we came to know that she is the only child of her parents.

The name of her mother and father is not known and we will try to find it and update the information as soon as possible. During her childhood, she used to be intelligent and was a bright student.

As she grew she decided that she wants to be a lawyer and as a result, she became a very successful lawyer. She did her bachelor’s in law form a local university.



  • In 2019, Actor Idris Elba married his third wife, Sabrina Dhowre Elba.
  • Sources say that she did not want to take divorce and even tried to save her married life.
  • Her height is 5 ft 5 in which is 165.09 cm.
  • Sonya Nicole Hamlin’s weight is 78 kg (171.961 lbs.).
  • She is a socially awkward person and does not appear much in media.
  • She has no social media account.
  • Nicole has not married anybody after her divorce with Elba.
  • Hamlin does drink alcohol.