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Damson Idris Net Worth 2023: How Rich is the Actor Actually?



Damson Idris Net Worth

Damson Idris is a British actor who is best recognized for his role as Franklin Saint in the crime series, Snowfall. He is also known for appearing in Netflix’s sci-fi action movie, Outside the Wire. As of 2023, Damson Idris net worth is estimated to be around $6 million.

Who is Damson Idris?

Full Name Damson Idris
Date of Birth September 2, 1991
Age 31 years old
Born Place Peckham, London
Profession Actor
Net Worth $6 million
Girlfriend Lori Harvey

Damson Idris is a talented actor from London. He was earlier more interested in soccer. But, as he grew up, he decided to pursue a career as an actor. Idris is still a devoted football fan and often supports a professional football club, Manchester United F. C. In early January 2023, Idris confirmed via Instagram that he is currently dating a model and entrepreneur, Lori Harvey.

He was born as the youngest of six kids to Nigerian parents. He and his siblings were raised by his mother, Philippa. Idris had a dream of being the next Cristiano Ronaldo. Likewise, he was also interested in rugby. Idris’ elder siblings have all made their careers in the corporate industry.

During that time, he also realized that a professional football career wouldn’t be going to work for him. Then, he joined Brunel University London and studied drama. Thereafter, he enrolled at the prestigious Identity School of Acting in London where he trained alongside Hollywood stars, Letitia Wright, John Boyett, and Malachi Kirby.

Damson Idris Net Worth & Career


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Damson Idris began his acting career after meeting actress, Cathy Tyson. He was encouraged by the actress to give an audition for a part in her play titled Pandora’s Box. Idris eventually got the role and after that, he signed with an agent and started performing in more plays. Following then, he performed at the Royal National Theatre and decide to make a career in TV and movies. Idris subsequently appeared in several British series such as Doctors, Miranda, and Casualty.

Idris got his breakout role in the FX crime drama, Snowfall where he portrayed an ambitious 19-year-old drug dealer, Franklin Saint. The first season of the series debuted in July 2017 that showed the crack cocaine epidemic phase in the United States in 1983. For perfection in the role, Idris had spent the day with the director, John Singleton in Los Angeles who wanted to make sure that Idris had mastery of the accent.

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He also worked together with rapper WC to practice the American accent. The rapper taught him an authentic accent and mannerisms specific to South Central Los Angeles. The second series of the crime drama premiered in July 2018.

In 2016, Damson had his first big screen role in the British thriller, City of Tiny Lights. Following a year, he appeared in the American movie, Megan Leavey alongside Kate Mara.

In 2018, he appeared as an FBI agent in the movie, The Commuter. Then, he starred in the 2018 British movie, Farming, which was a semi-autobiographical story of the Nigerian-British actor, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje. In the movie, he portrayed the character based on a Nigerian actor who farmed out to a UK white family in the hopes of a better life. For his outstanding performance in the movie, he received the Award for Best Actor in a British Film at the Edinburg Film Festival in 2019.

Damson Idris’ Girlfriend & Personal Life

Damson Idris is currently dating 26 years old American socialite and entrepreneur, Lori Harvey. In early January 2023, Idris used social media to share a very affectionate photo with Harvey writing “Happy birthday Nunu”. In the Instagram post, the two were seen sitting across from each other. Idris showered his lady love in affection, wrapping her in his arms and kissing her cheek. Harvey was seen very happy with her new man as she gushed with a smile on her face.

Previously in December 2022, Idris and Harvey were captured together arriving for a night out in Los Angels. The two arrived separately at Catch LA during their romance rumors.  In the meantime, Harvey and Idris were also getting spotted enjoying a dinner date together and attending a friend’s birthday party. Harvey got into a new relationship six months after splitting with her former partner, Michael B Jordan. She dated Jordan for almost two years. 

Damson Idris Net Worth

Year Damson Idris Net Worth (estimated)
2020 Not Available
2021 $1.5 million
2022 $3.5 million
2023 $6 million

Damson Idris has earned an estimated net worth of $6 million as of 2023. He reportedly made $80,000 from every episode of Snowball’s first season. The Snowfall star has an expensive car collection including the Mercedes G63, Maserati Levante Trofeo, Mercedes S Class, Bentley Flying Spur, and Audi RS7.

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