Sonya Nicole Hamlin Age, Biography (Idris Elba’s Ex-Wife) Net-Worth

Sonya Nicole Hamlin, American property and real-estate lawyer came to limelight as the former wife of DJ Idris Elba. Idris Elba is an English producer, actor and musician. Sonya met Idris Elba when she had just started out her career as a lawyer in 2005. By the time, she had already become famous as a real estate and property lawyer. Within a few months of dating, they got hitched and had a wedding in Vegas. 

Sonya Nicole Hamlin Wiki

Sonya Nicole Hamlin Biography

NAMESonya Nicole Hamlin
PROFESSIONPrroperty Lawyer
HEIGHT156 cm
WEIGHT65 kgs
ZODIAC SIGNNot available
BIRTHPLACEUnited States of America
HOMETOWNNottingam Hill 
SCHOOLNot Available
COLLEGENot Available
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONSSpecialization in property law
Spouse/ExDJ IDris Elba
HOBBIES Listening to music, Strolling near seaside
NET WORTH$2 million

Early Life

Sonya Nicole Hamlin was born in 1974 in the United States of America and is currently 46 years old. Sonya belongs to American nationality but has mixed ethnicity.  Notting Hill in London was her hometown before she moved to the US for her career. She got a major in property law both from Washington and London. Her specialization in graduation was property law. She is an introvert person and keeps her life very private. She has always stayed away from the limelight and rarely gives interviews or talks about her family background.  She is a devoted fan of wrestling and boxing and loves watching boxing shows. She is also a fan of English chocolate. In her leisure time, she listens to music. She often spends by the seashore to the pastime.

Sonya Nicole Hamlin Biography


After a specialization in property law, she became a prosperous and popular property and real-estate lawyer. She has her own firm in Maryland and also practices in Maryland. 

Sonya Nicole Hamlin Net-Worth

Her ex husband, Idris Elba is a successful actor and has acted in a lot of movies like Hobbs & Shaw and Thor. He has a pretty good net worth of $20 million as of 2020.


Sonya Nicole Hamlin was formerly married to Dj Idris Elba. They met in 2005 for the first time, through a common friend. She was in the initial phase of her career when they met for the first time. She came into limelight after getting married to the famous actor and music producer. They even lived together in Maryland for a few weeks.  They got married in the same year after several weeks of dating on April 9, 2006, at the “Kittle White Wedding Chappel” in Las Vegas. The only witness of their marriage was an estate agent named Daniel Krastav. She came to limelight only after getting married to Idris Elba

Sonya Nicole Hamlin Ex husband

 However, their marital relationship didn’t last long and the couple called off their wedding in the same year and got divorced. They felt they weren’t compatible with each other and hence they parted ways on a good note. They filed for a divorce and got approved. The main reason of their divorce was Sonya’s focus on her career.  They have no children together. 

Social media

Sonya Nicole Hamlin has no active social media account because of her introvert and socially awkward personality. She has no official instagram or twitter accounts.

 Facts about Sonya Nicole Hamlin

  1. Reports say that she didn’t want to separate and tried to save her marriage.
  2. She is an introvert and socially awkward person and doesn’t have a social media account too.
  3. After her divorce from Idris Elba, she didn’t marry anyone.
  4. She hasn’t been involved in any controversies or rumours and keeps her private life away from the limelight.
  5. Idris Elba was diagnosed with Coronavirus and he tweeted about his diagnosis on his official Twitter account.