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Sonya Nicole Hamlin Bio: Facts about Idris Elba Ex-Wife; Net Worth 2022

Sonya Nicole Hamlin Bio: Facts about Idris Elba Ex-Wife; Net Worth 2022

Facts of Sonya Nicole Hamlin

Full Name: Sonya Nicole Hamlin
Gender: Female
Profession: Real Estate Lawyer
Country: United States
Horoscope: N/A
DivorceIdris Elba (m.2006-2006)
Net Worth$2 million
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown
StatusDivorced
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityMixed
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Sonya Nicole Hamlin is an American real-estate lawyer. However, she came into the limelight as the ex-wife of the famous actor Idris Elba. Her ex-husband is an American actor, producer, and musician too.

Early Life of Sonya Nicole Hamlin

Celebrity Ex-wife Sonya Nicole Hamlin was born in the United States of America in the year 1974. Her age is 49 years old as of the year 2022. Sonya holds an American nationality and belongs to a mixed ethnic background.

She studied law in both, London and Washington. Similarly, she specialized in property law. Hamlin’s hair is dark brown with a pair of dark brown eyes color.

Up & Downs in Married Life with Elba

Previously, Sonya Nicole Hamlin was a married, woman. Her ex-husband’s name is Idris Elba he is an American actor. She is right now carrying on with a solitary life and is occupied in her vocation as an attorney. Similarly, she has not dated anybody after her notorious separation from her ex-husband Idris Elba.

Sonya Nicole Hamlin with her ex-husband Idris in an award show
Caption: Sonya Nicole Hamlin with her ex-husband Idris in an award show (Photo: Naibuzz)

In the year 2005, they both initially first met each other through their common companion. The duo began dating in no time and following quite a while of their connections. After that, they both started living together in Maryland.

Sonya Nicole Hamlin with her ex-husband Idris in an award show
Caption: Sonya Nicole Hamlin with her ex-husband Idris in an award show (Photo: Wikicelebs)

Finally, they got married on 9 April 2006, and their marriage location was at “Little White Wedding Chapel” in Las Vegas. However, they just stayed as a cute couple for about a month and a half. Unfortunately, they divorce in Maryland in the year June 2006.

What is Sonya Nicole Hamlin’s Net Worth?

Sonya Nicole Hamlin has an estimated net worth of around $2 million as of 2022 according to some sources. Similarly, she earned quite a good salary from her lawyer $9,938 a month approximately, which amounts to be $119,250 in a year.

Sonya Nicole Hamlin's ex-husband Idris sitting outside the car
Caption: Sonya Nicole Hamlin’s ex-husband Idris sitting outside the car (Photo: THe New York Times)

From her job as a lawyer, she earned around $100k to $120k per year. On the other hand, her ex-husband has a net worth of £15.6 million ($20 million USD).

Lawyer but Works in Real Estate

Talking about her career, she is a Lawyer and used to run a real estate office with ten employees. Moreover, she is a legal advisor. When she moved to the United States from Notting Hill to contemplate law. Sonya seeks her professional career as a legal advisor. After that, she started chipping away at her field after her graduation.

Sonya Nicole Hamlin, Celebrity Ex-Wife
Caption: Sonya Nicole Hamlin, Celebrity Ex-Wife (Photo: Celebsfamily)

Similarly, she has kept a large portion of her vocation subtleties under the wrap. She only came to the limelight due to her relationship with the famous actor Idris Elba. Currently, she resides in Maryland, on the Eastern Seaboard.

She is a die-hard boxing fan and watches combat sports.

Her Ex-Husband Career

  • Whereas, Sonya’s ex-husband Idris Elba is an English actor, writer, producer, musician, DJ, rapper, and singer.
  • His first acting role was on the soap opera Family Affairs in the year 1997.
  • In the year 1998, he was able to play a role in the television serial Ultraviolet.
Sonya Nicole Hamlin's husband Idris showing his body
Caption: Sonya Nicole Hamlin’s husband Idris showing his body (Photo: biographyfact)
  • Similarly, he is known for roles in the HBO series The Wire, DCI John Luther in the BBC One series Luther.
  • In the year 2013, he played in the biographical film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.
  • For this excellent work, 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.
  • Similarly, he appeared in Ridley Scott’s American Gangster in 2007 and Prometheus in 2012.
  • After that, he portrayed Heimdall in Thor in 2011. Also, it appeared in its sequels Thor: The Dark World in 2013 and Thor: Ragnarok in 2017.
  • Similarly, he also portrayed a role in the 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron and Avengers: Infinity War in 2018.
Sonya Nicole Hamlin's husband Idris
Caption: Sonya Nicole Hamlin’s husband Idris (Photo: Collider)
  • The actor also starred in Pacific Rim in 2013, Beasts of No Nation in 2015, for which he received BAFTA and Golden Globe nominations for Best Supporting Actor, and Molly’s Game in 2017.
  • Similarly, in 2018, he made his directorial debut with an adaptation of the 1992 novel Yardie by Victor Headley.
  • Idris Elba was also named in the Time 100 list of the Most Influential People in the World in 2016.
  • Also one of the top 20 highest-grossing actors in 2019 with his films has grossed over $9.8 billion at the global box office, including over $3.6 billion in North America.

FAQs of Sonya Nicole Hamlin

Who is Sonya Nicole Hamlin?

Sonya Nicole Hamlin is an American real-estate lawyer who came into the limelight as the ex-wife of the famous actor Idris Elba.

Where was Sonya Nicole Hamlin born?

Hamlin was born in the United States of America in the year 1974.

What color does Sonya Nicole Hamlin’s eyes?

Hamlin’s hair is dark brown with a pair of dark brown eyes color.