Five Facts of Sabrina Dhowre Elba, Wife of Idris Elba!

Sabrina Dhowre Elba started her career as a model that pulled her into a star life. But, it was her relationship with Idris Elba that saw her popularity surge on the internet.

It didn’t take much time for the duo to find love as they met in 2017, engaged in 2018, and walked down the aisle in 2019. They were having a beautiful life but in 2020, she and her husband became the victim of COVID-19.

Just a day after Elba revealed that he tested positive for the virus, his wife also tested positive for the nCOV. Here in this article, we have disclosed all possible details on Sabrina’s life. So let’s get started!


5. Tested Positive For Corona Virus

Like her husband, Idris Elba, Sabrina Dhowre Elba also tested positive for the Coronavirus. She officiated the news just a day after Idris became the victim of the pandemic.

She revealed the news of her diagnosis during a facetime on Winfrey’s “Oprah Talks COVID-19,” Apple TV+ series. As per Sabrina, her husband was not surprised by her positive result as she was already en route to be with him. She also said,

I wanted to be with him. That’s the instinct of a wife. You want to go and take care.

Well, like her husband, she also didn’t feel any symptoms of the COVID virus.

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Here’s a list of celebrities who tested positive for the virus.

4. A Rom-Com Love Story

As we all know, the 30 years old, Sabrina Dhowre Elba is married to her husband, Idris Elba. They walked down the aisle on Friday at the Ksar Char Bagh Hotel in Marakesh, Morocco, on April 26, 2019.

Sabrina Dhowre Elba walked down the aisle with her lover, Idris Elba.
Sabrina Dhowre Elba married her husband Idris Elba.
Source: Sabrina Dhowre Elba Instagram

The duo’s first meeting is like a Hollywood rom-com. They first met at a scant jazz bar in Vancouver and it was love at first sight. Elba was shooting for the movie, The Mountain Between Us in 2017. The duo first appeared together in public on September 8, 2017, at the Toronto International Film Festival during his movie premiere of Molly’s Game.

Elba proposed Dhowre at his directional debut, Yardie, on February 9, 2018, at the Rio Cinema in London. Dhowre is Elba’s third wife.

3. $3 Million Net Worth

Working as a model for several famous brands, Sabrina has earned a huge amount of fortune. As of 2020, her net worth is calculated at around $3 million. Meanwhile, she shares $25 million worth of wealth along with her husband. So the combined net worth of the married couple is $28 million.

Sabrina Dhowre Elba's net worth is around $3 million.
Sabrina Dhowre Elba has an estimated net worth of $3 million.
Source: Sabrina Dhowre Elba Instagram

Currently, she resides in East London, England with her husband. Idris bought the mansion back in 2016 paying £2.5 million ($3.11 million). They also have a car collection which includes Jaguar XE and Toyota Avalon both of which cost around $100 thousand.

2. Crowned Miss Vancouver

The Somali decent Sabrina Dhowre is a model by profession. She won the title of Miss Vancouver in 2014. Since then she has been working successfully in the fashion industry. As a model, she has worked with several famous brands.

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1. Started Modeling During Junior Years

As revealed by Sabrina Dhowre to the Dujor Magazine, she started her modeling career during her junior years (third year) of the university. She reveals that a woman approached her at a mall and said she thought Dhowre should enter a pageant.

Sabrina Dhowre Elba stuns in a black dress.
Sabrina Dhowre Elba’s shot by husband Idris Elba.
Source: Sabrina Dhowre Elba Instagram

Well, she also had to have volunteer hours for her course and it was a good way to get into philanthropic work. She won the pageant and the rest is history.


  • Sabrina moved to Vancouver at 12.
  • She and her husband are the first-ever African pair to feature on the cover of the British Vogue.
  • Her origin is from Somali, East Africa.
  • Dhowre and her spouse are also very good friends of Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle. They even attended their wedding.
  • The hem of her wedding dress was embroidered with the words, “The Train Carries No Wrong Do-ers,” which in fact was tattooed on her partner’s forearm.
  • Following their coronavirus updates and the conspiracy theories, her husband Idris Elba hit back at the theories that they weren’t paid to pretend they have coronavirus.

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