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Idris Elba Opens Up About His New Wife Sabrina Dhowre: He's "The Happiest" He's Been In A Long Time

Sabrina Dhowre and Idris Elba at The Mountain Between Us premiere during the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival 

31. Juli 2019 - 10:05 Uhr / Laura Pérez

Idris Elba and Sabrina Dhowre got married in Morocco a couple of months ago after getting engaged last year. The actor opened up about his marriage and revealed that he couldn't be happier! 

After being married before and publicly saying that he wouldn't get married again, the Hobbs & Shaw actor Idris Elba has a new wife. Her name is Sabrina Dhowre and he says he is the happiest he has been in a long time. The couple exchanged vows in April after getting engaged in February 2018.

Idris Elba immediately fell in love with Sabrina

“It’s been an interesting year, a lot happened. I have been married before and I famously said I wouldn’t get married again. But I met someone that opened me up.”, said Idris Elba, who met Sabrina during a party celebrated in Vancouver while he was filming The Mountain Between Us alongside Kate Winslet. "It was love at first sight. I went to this party and there she was. The rest is history”, said Idris Elba before explaining that what makes his marriage particularly special is the fact that Sabrina makes him laugh and that they share common goals.

Idris Elba and Sabrina Dhowre at the National Film Awards 2019 in London, 2019

Who is Idris Elba's new wife Sabrina Dhowre?

Sabrina Dhowre, who is of Somali descent, is an American model and actress. She reportedly spends most of her time in Canada -where she met Idris Elba- and in 2014 she was crowned Miss Vancouver. From time to time she gives Instagram updates showing that she is completely in love with her husband!