Hanne Norgaard

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Celebrity Partner, Makeup- Artist (1977)
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Relationship Timeline Of Hanne Norgaard

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Relationship Type : Idris Elba
Hanne Norgaard Married to Idris Elba 1999 and Divorced in 2003

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. Her ex-husband gained worldwide popularity after starring in the HBO series The Wire and DCI John Luther in the BBC One series Luther. 

Hanne 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.

Hanne Norgaard Was Happily Married To Idris Elba Until 2003

The makeup artist, Hanne Norgaard, met her future husband, Idris Elba, in England. During that time, she used to work as a makeup artist and ultimately started dating. They moved to New York to pursue their career.

Hanne Norgaard With Her Divorced Husband, Idris Elba
Image: Hanne Norgaard With Her Divorced Husband, Idris Elba
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In June 1999, they exchanged their wedding vows at the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London, the United Kingdom, in front of their chosen ones. After nearly three years, they gave birth to their daughter Isan Elba. But after a year, in 2003, they announced their separation 2003 after being together for four years.

Hanne Norgaard With Her Daughter, Isan Elba
Photo: Hanne Norgaard With Her Daughter, Isan Elba
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But both parties have not spoken about any specific reason behind their separation. Despite their split, they remained a good friend. Once, they were seen celebrating their daughter Isan's 16th birthday party in 2013.

Hanne Norgaard Married Again

Yes, it is true. After remaining single for a decade, Hanne Norgaard went on to marry for the second time her current husband, Pastor Andrew L. Friar II. They tied the knot in 2013 in a private wedding ceremony. The wedding ceremony was held on a romantic yacht cruise 

Hanne said that her husband, Pastor is a special gift from God to her on their first wedding anniversary. Thus, the two have been sparkling their relationship for seven years.

Did Idris Elba Anyone After Being Separated From Hanne Norgaard?

Well, Hanne's ex-spouse, Elba, tied the knot with another beautiful woman named Sonya Nicole Hamlin. The wedding ceremony was scheduled on April 9, 2006. But this marriage lasted only for four months. Before that, he had a son named Winston with ex-girlfriend Naiyana Garth.

 Idris Elba Married Sonya Nicole Hamlin For Four Months
Picture: Idris Elba Married Sonya Nicole Hamlin For Four Months
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Then, the Five Times Primetime Emmy Award-winning actor announced his engagement with former Miss Vancouver Somali-Canadian Sabrina Dhowre on February 10, 2018. He popped the question on Saturday morning at the screening of the film Yardie at an East London cinema.

Idris Elba Married Former Miss Vancouver Sabrina Dhowre In 2019
Caption: Idris Elba Married Former Miss Vancouver Sabrina Dhowre In 2019
Source: Vancouver Sun

On April 26, 2019, Idris and Sabrina walked down the wedding aisle in a private marriage ceremony in Marrakesh, surrounded by their loved ones. Likewise, they started dating in early 2017.

How Wealthy is Hanne Norgaard?

Hanne Norgaard has an estimated net worth of $300 thousand same as another rapper YNW BSlime. Hanne has collected her fortune from her professional career as a talented makeup artist. She even worked with several famous makeup brands like Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, and Sean Combs.

Further, Norgaard has done makeup for some celebrity clients like Hugh Laurie, Robin Williams, Geena Davis, and Jenna Redgrave. Now, she is an owner of her 'Make up Your Mind', which provides different kinds of makeup essentials. Similarly, she has launched her makeup product Kim Elba Cosmetics.

On the other hand, her former husband, Idris Elba, has an impressive net value of $40 million. He owes his worth to his two decades of career as an actor, singer, rapper, and DJ. Likewise, his movies have cumulatively made more than $10 billion. Today, he makes $20 Million per year.

Hanne Norgaard's Physical Appearance: Her Height & Weight

Hanne Norgaard is a gorgeous lady who is in her mid-40s. She looks quite young compared to other women of the same age. she has brown eyes and short golden hair.

Hanne Norgaard posing for a photo shoot.
Hanne Norgaard posing for a photo shoot. Image Source: Healthy Celeb

Moving on to her body measurement, Hanne stands at a decent 5 feet 2 inches (158 cm) whereas she has an average body weight of 61 kg

Hanne's Life On Social Media

Despite having a successful career in the make-up field, Hanne does not seem to be active on social media. She does not have any presence on popular social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Unlike Hanne, her ex-husband seems to be much more active on various social media platforms. He has millions of fan following on each of his each social media sites.


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