Damson Idris – Biography, Relationship, Figure, Life, Age, Height, Wiki, Career, Images, Net Worth, Family and More

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Damson Idris

Biography of Damson Idris

Damson Idris (real name: Adamson Alade-Bo Idris), is a British actor born on September 2, 1991, born the same year as Martins Imhangbe. He is most famous for his works in the crime drama Snowfall, which debuted on 5 July 2017 and completed after 6 seasons in 2023. Idris was cast as a co-lead in a sci-fi action film Outside the Wire, a Netflix series.

Damson Idris biography

Early Life – Education and Birth Place 

Damson is from Nigerian parents and he is of Yoruba Nigerian descent. Idris played Football. He had a dream to be the next Christiano Ronaldo. He was also a good rugby player. When his team took part in Queen’s Golden Jubilee(2002), He was honored to shake hands with Queen Elizabeth II.

One of his elder sisters worked as his PR. Later he ended up at Brunel University London for his study in drama. Moreover, He received a BA Honors degree in Theatre, Film, and Television studies. Later in 2024, he received an Alumni Award for his Outstanding Contribution to Culture and Creativity from Brunel University.

After graduation, Damson Idris joined training in London at the Identity School of Acting alongside John Boyega, Letitia Wright, and Malachi Kirby. Idris is a wholehearted football fan and has always supported Manchester United

Damson Idris early life

Struggle and Career of Damson Idris

Damson met Vathy Tyson, one of the well-known actresses, at Brunel. She motivated him to see Ade Solanke for an audition for a role in her play, Pandora’s Box. In this way, He started his career and got more roles in further plays. At the Identity School of Acting, he was trained further in his skills. He decided to continue his career in television and film, after his performance at the Royal National Theatre in London.

He performed in Miranda (2013), Doctors(2015), and Casualty (2015). Damson played a 19-year-old ambitious drug dealer in Snowfall. He auditioned for this project in London through a video. After that, he moved to Los Angeles. There he spent a single day with Singleton who wanted to explore Idris’s hidden talents and Mastery of Accent. WC was the one who trained him for the American accent however he also taught him major American manners. He has a huge career track representing the huge careers of Sylvia Hoeks and Marcin Hycnar. From his Performance, he got great fame and good reviews even the TV guide Malcolm Venable also spoke out “Nothing short of captivating”.

He played his first big screen in 2016, the thriller City of Tiny Lights, a British work. Later in 2017, he was cast in an American Film for the first time Megan Leavey. Moreover, he was cast as an FBI agent in The Commuter(2018), and worked in Farming.

In 2023, Damson was the brand Ambassador for Tommy Hilfiger’s men’s wear.

Damson Idris career


City of Tiny Lights /2016 Hakim
Megan Leavey /2017Michael Forman
The Commuter /2018Agent Denys
Astral /2018Jordan
Farming /2018Enitan
Outside the Wire /2021Lt. Thomas Harp
Untitled Joseph Kosinski film /2025Joshua Pearce /Filming


Miranda /2013Commuter
Casualty /2015Leon James
Doctors /2015Krispin Northcote
Snowfall /2017-2023Franklin Saint
The Twilight Zone /2019Dorian Harrison
Black Mirror /2019Jaden Tomins
Swarm /2023Khalid


Khadija Is 18 /2012Sam
Pandora’s Box /2012Tope
Ghost Town /2013Joe
The DugOut /2013Leo
Hote /2014Other

Awards and Achievements

Damson, one of the Talented Actors has won many awards, the way Emrah got success, including at Edinburgh Film Festival and Screen Nation Film and Television Award.

Screen Nation Film and Television Awards /2017 /Emerging Talent AwardWon
Edinburgh International Film Festival /2019 /Best Actor in a British filmWon
MOBO Awards /2021 /Best Performance Nominated
NAACP Image Awards /2022 /Outstanding Actor in a Drama SeriesNominated
BET /2022 /Best ActorNominated
NAACP Image Awards /2023 /Outstanding Actor in a Drama SeriesNominated
BET Awards /2023 /Best ActorWon
Celebration of Cinema and Television /2023 /Actor (TV)Honored 
Black Reel Awards /2024 /Outstanding Lead Performance in a Drama SeriesWon
MOBO Awards /Best Performance in a TV Show/FilmWon
BET Awards /2024 /Best ActorPending
NAACP Image Awards /2024 /Outstanding Actor in a Drama SeriesWon
NAACP Image Awards /Outstanding Actor in a Television MovieNominated
Damson Idris Awards

Family Background of Damson Idris

Idris’s parents are unknown according to our records. However, he has five siblings. He has three brothers and two sisters. Most of his siblings chose corporate careers in law, business, and IT Consulting. However, one of his sisters working as his PR agent.

Damson Idris family

Relationship – Love Life, Marriage or Girlfriend

Our Star Idris Damson has been in a relationship for a whole year and he has been dating Lori Harvey. At a point, he talked about their break up “at a point in our lives where our paths require full attention and dedication” and he added that they will be on good terms and this break up will not affect their behaviors.

Figure – Physical Measurements

Our Star has a slim strong 1.85 m tall body. His body weight is 13 stone (82 kg). He has brown eyes and black shaved hair. All these features suit his personality so well.

Damson Idris figure

Wiki Info

As we are talking about Damson Idris, here are his Wiki details.

Full NameAdamson Alade-Bo Idris
Stage NameDamson Idris
Birth Date2 September 1991
Zodiac SignVirgo
Age32 years
Birth CountryEngland
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBrown
Birth CityPeckham, London England
Career Years201-present
Height1.85 m
CitizenshipBritish, American
Weight82 kg
Marital StatusSingle

Net Worth of Damson Idris

Idris earned huge fame from his role as Franklin Saint in Snowfall. After that, his net worth also got an immense change, and now his net worth is $10 – $13 million.

Damson Idris networth

Social Media Accounts

Instagram2M Followers

Was Damson Idris born in Nigeria?

Damson Idris is born from Nigerian parents however he was born in Peckham, South East London.

How much was Damson Idris paid for Snowfall?

For his legendary famous role of Franklin Saint in Snowfall, Damson was paid about $80k.

How old is Damson Idris?

Damson Idris was born on September 2, 1991, he will be 32 years old by September 2024.

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