Many supporting roles on British television followed, including series such as The Bill and The Ruth Rendell Mysteries.He joined the cast of the soap opera Family Affairs He returned to England occasionally for a television role, such as a part in one of the Inspector Lynley Mysteries.
In 2016, he voiced Chief Bogo in Zootopia, Shere Khan in The Jungle Book, Fluke in Finding Dory and played the role of Krall in Star Trek Beyond.
During the Summer of 2013, Idris struck up a relationship with another makeup artist named Naiyana Garth (pictured above).
They walked the red carpet together on multiple occasions and even welcomed a son named Winston in 2014.
Idris Elba is usually a pretty private person, and the same goes for his love life.
Even though he's a heartthrob on the big screen, he has kept a tight lip on his offscreen romances over the years.