Hanne Norgaard

Quick Facts

Birth Date April 5,1977
Full Name Hanne Norgaard
Birth Name Kim Norgaard
Profession Celebrity Partner, Makeup- Artist
Ethnicity African-Asian
Birth City Atlanta, Georgia
Birth Country United States
Gender Identity Female
Sexual Orientation Straight
Horoscope Aries
Marital Status Married
Spouse Pastor Andrew L. Friar II (m. 2013), Idris Elba (m. 1999–2003)
No Of Children Isan Elba
Height 158 cm
Weight 61 kg
Networth 300000
Education International Artist Makeup Academy

Hanne Norgaard is an English-American makeup artist and a businesswoman who is best known as the ex-wife of the famous actor, Idris Elba. He gained worldwide popularity after starring in HBO series The Wire, and DCI John Luther in the BBC One series Luther. Also, he is well known for his role Nelson Mandela in the film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom in 2013.

She was born on April 5, 1977, in Atlanta, Georgia United States as Kim Norgaard. So far, she holds American citizenship and is of African-Asian ethnicity. Regarding her education, she studied at the International Artist Makeup Academy in London in 1992.

Was Happily Married To Idris Elba Until 2003

In England, the makeup artist Hanne met Idris Elba, the man she would later wed. She had been a makeup artist at the time and had eventually begun dating. They relocated there in order to advance their careers.


Hanne Norgaard photo Idris Elba, her divorced husband, and her
Additional Biography

In front of their loved ones, they exchanged wedding vows in June 1999 at the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London, United Kingdom. Their daughter Isan Elba was born after about three years. However, after being together for four years, they made their separation official in 2003 after a year of dating.

Picture of Isan Elba and Hanne Norgaard with their daughter
from Pinterest

However, neither party has disclosed the cause of their breakup. They were still close friends despite their disagreement. They were once observed in 2013 having a 16th birthday celebration for their daughter Isan.

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Did Hanne got remarried?

Yes, that’s accurate. Hanne, 43, went to her second wedding with her present spouse, Pastor Andrew L. Friar II, after being unmarried for ten years. In 2003, they were married during a charming yacht cruise.

On the occasion of their first wedding anniversary, Hanne noted that her husband, Pastor, is a wonderful gift from God to her. Consequently, the two have been dating for seven years.


Following his marriage to Hanne, her ex-husband Elba, 48, wed Sonya Nicole Hamlin on April 9, 2006. However, this union barely lasted for four months. Prior to that, he and his ex-girlfriend Naiyana Garth had a son they named Winston.

Idris Elba and Sonya Nicole Hamlin were wed for four months.
Origin: Naibuzz

On February 10, 2018, the actor, who has won five Primetime Emmy Awards, announced his engagement to Somali-Canadian former Miss Vancouver Sabrina Dhowre. On Saturday morning, while watching the movie Yardie in an East London theater, he proposed.

Idris Elba Married Former Miss Vancouver Sabrina Dhowre in 2019 Source: Vancouver Sun
They exchanged vows in a private ceremony on April 26, 2019, in Marrakesh, surrounded by their loved ones. They began dating in early 2017 as well.

what is the net worth of Hanne Norgaard’s?

The estimated net worth of Hanne Norgaard is $300,000. She made her wealth working as a skilled makeup artist professionally. Even well-known cosmetics companies like Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, and Sean Combs hired her to work for them.

Norgaard has also applied makeup for a number of famous people, including Hugh Laurie, Robin Williams, Geena Davis, and Jenna Redgrave. She now runs a business called “Make up Your Mind” that sells various makeup necessities. She has also introduced Kim Elba Cosmetics, a line of cosmetics.

Idris Elba, her ex-husband, has a remarkable net worth of $30 million, on the other hand. His twenty-year career as an actor, singer, rapper, and DJ is what gives him his value. Likewise, the total revenue from his films exceeds $10 billion. He now earns $20 million annually.