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Idris Elba Loves and Hookups

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Who is Idris Elba dating? Many famous women have dated Idris Elba, and this list will give you more details about these lucky ladies. Including Idris Elba’s current girlfriend, past relationships, pictures together, and dating rumors, this comprehensive dating history tells you everything you need to know about Idris Elba’s love life. 

This list features Idris Elba’s ex-girlfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally. These ladies come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all women that Idris Elba has either dated or hooked up with. It's not hard to get jealous of these women that Idris Elba has gone out with, so try your hardest to contain your envy.

Idris Elba was married three times and has two children.

This list of Idris Elba’s girlfriends and rumored exes includes Sabrina Dhowre, Madonna, and K. Michelle.

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    Sabrina Dhowre

    In 2017, Idris Elba started dating Canadian model and former beauty queen Sabrina Dhowre, who is 16 years younger. They became engaged on February 10, 2018 after Elba proposed at a screening of Yardie, his directorial debut. 

    The pair were married in a secret, three-day ceremony and celebration, saying their vows on April 26, 2019.

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      Idris Elba and Madonna were rumored to be hooking up in October 2016, but Elba quickly denied rumors.

      Madonna Louise Ciccone (, Italian: [tʃikˈkoːne]; born August 16, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. Referred to as the "Queen of Pop" since the 1980s, Madonna is known for pushing the boundaries of songwriting in mainstream popular music and for the imagery she uses onstage and in music videos. She has frequently reinvented her music and image while maintaining autonomy within the recording industry. Although having sparked controversy, her works have been praised by music critics. Madonna is often cited as an influence by other artists. Born and raised in Michigan, Madonna moved to New York City in 1978 to pursue a career in modern dance. After performing...  more
      • Age: 63
      • Birthplace: Bay City, Michigan, United States of America

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      K. Michelle and Idris Elba dated from November 2013 to July 2014.

      Kimberly Michelle Pate, better known by the stage name K. Michelle, is an American R&B singer, songwriter, and television personality. In 2009, she signed a deal with Jive Records and released her first R&B-charting single called "Fakin' It" featuring Missy Elliott. After the release of "Fakin' It", she released three other R&B songs – "Fallin'", "I Just Can't Do This", and "How Many Times" – all three songs attained spots on the charts before Michelle left the label. In 2012, Michelle was added to the cast of VH1's reality series Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta. Appearing on the show led her to signing with Atlantic Records and releasing her long-awaited debut album Rebellious Soul on August 13,...  more
      • Age: 37
      • Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

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      Naiyana Garth

      Naiyana Garth and Idris Elba dated from 2013 to 2016. They had son Winston in 2014.

      Naiyana Garth is a British make-up artist. ...