Damson Idris Biography and Wiki
Damson Idris is a famous British-Nigerian actor famous for his lead role in FX’s Snowfall created by the late Johns Singleton who was a great film director and screenwriter. Damson also had a co-lead role in Netflix’s Outside The Wire in 2021.
Damson’s breakthrough came with his lead role as Franklin Saint in FX’s Snowfall which debuted on screens in July 2017. The Series follows Franklin Saint a 19-year-old boy caught up in the drug business in Los Angeles.
He auditioned for Snowfall via video while he was still in London before flying out to Los Angeles. He spent the whole day with Hohn Singleton in L. As he wanted to ensure he had mastered his American accent completely.
Idris appeared in the British thriller City of Little Lights, starring Riz Ahmed, in 2016. He made his American film debut in Megan Leavey in 2017 with Kate Mara, who plays the main heroine in the eponymous war drama. Idris also appeared as an FBI agent in the 2018 film The Commuter with Liam Neeson, and in Farming with Kate Beckinsale.
He earned the award for Best Actor in a British Film at the Edinburgh Film Festival in 2019 for his performance. He also appears in Smithereens the second episode of the anthology series Black Mirror’s fifth season.
Damson Idris Age and Birthday
Damson is 31 years old as of 2022, He was born on September 2, 1991, in Peckham, London. He celebrates his birthday on the 2nd of September his zodiac sign is Scorpio.
Damson Idris Height and Weight
Damson is quite tall standing at a height of 6 feet 1 inch equivalent to 1.85m and weighs about 80 kg. He also has black hair and dark brown eyes.
Damson Idris Family | Parents
Damson is the son of Nigerian parents and also has Yoruba Nigerian descent, He is the last born of six children having three elder brothers and two elder sisters. His main interest as a child was actually football and he hoped to one day play in the big leagues like Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Instead of football, Damson decided to venture into acting, All his other siblings pursued their careers in Business, Law and some also followed IT. He studied drama at Brunel University in London, UK. He received a BA Honours degree in Theatre, Film & Television studies. He then continued his training at the Identity School of Acting.
Damson Idris Wife | Girlfriend
Damson is not married yet but it is confirmed that he is dating Lori Harvey the beloved daughter of American comedian and motivational speaker Mr. Steve Hrvey and his lovely wife Marjorie Harvey. Lori is also a model and entrepreneur and she is 26 years old as of 2023.
Damson Idris’s Net Worth
As of 2023, Damson is already topping the charts as one of the wealthiest young actors with an estimated net worth of $12 million at the age of only 31 years (as of 2022).
Damson Idris Salary Per Episode
Damson is believed to earn up to $80,000 per episode and also a $50,000 bonus every time a new episode is announced.
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