He wed make-up artist Hanne Norgaard in 1999, with whom he has teenager daughter Isan, but the marriage broke down four years later when she did not adjust to life in the US.
He then tied to knot with property lawyer Sonya Hamlin in 2006, but the pair split just a few months later.
“It’s believed Idris and Sabrina have been dating for around seven months,” the source said.
“They’re having a great time getting to know each other and Idris feels strongly enough about Sabrina for them to be talked about in public.
The father-of-two has also been married twice before.Idris Elba might be one of the most eligible nonbachelors in Hollywood right now (if that's even a thing). Idris is currently dating Sabrina Dhowre, a 29-year-old Somali model who is also a former Miss Vancouver.Yes, the extremely sexy British actor that we all have a ball lusting over isn't exactly single. He opened up about his love while promoting the film The Mountain Between Us — it was while shooting the movie in Canada with Kate Winslet that he and Sabrina met — telling People, "Falling in love while making a movie about falling in love is pretty special." The two made their first public appearance as a couple when they hit the red carpet together for the film's Toronto Film Festival premiere in September.Dressed in a black floor length gown, white open toe heels and slicked back hair, Dhowre was the epitome of glam, perfectly complementing Elba’s classic slate blue suit (and scruff). While the details surrounding Elba’s newfound love are slim, here’s everything you need to know: She’s a former beauty queen…Dhowre, 29, is of Somali descent and was crowned Miss Vancouver in 2014. “I met her during the filiming of star’s notoriously silent stand on his personal life, this relationship could be a serious one.