Hanne Norgaard is a famous makeup artist and a business owner who came into the limelight as the first wife of English actor Idris Elba.

She has also founded many makeup businesses and has done the makeup of various celebrities.

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Full NameHanne Norgaard
Date of BirthApril 5, 1977
Birth Placeunited kingdom
ProfessionMakeup Artist
SpousePastor Andrew L. Friar
Age44 years
Weight55 kg
Height5 feet 2 inches
NationalityBritish and America
EthnicityAfrica and Asia
Body Measurement38-27-36 inches
Eye Color blue
Hair Colorbrown
Net Worth$900,000

Early life

Hanne Norgaard was born in the united kingdom, and her birth date is April 5, 1977. Her full name is Hanne Kim Norgaard. Unfortunately, there is no information about her parents, including their details and occupation.

Norgaard holds the nationality of two countries, British and America, and is a follower of Christianity. she belongs to mixed ethnicity of Africa and Asia.

As of now, this young and talented personality has reached the age of 44 years, which is shocking as she looks much younger than her age, as if she hasn’t aged since her 30s. Her zodiac sign is Gemini.

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Hanne Norgaard graduated with a Diploma with Highest Honors in Makeup Artistry from S.C. Institute in Washington DC from 2004 to 2006. Besides this, she also got the diploma with the highest honor in makeup, nails, and special effects from the international makeup artist academy.

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Physical Appearance

Hanne Norgaard is a tall person with a height of 5 feet 2 inches, and she has maintained her weight around 55 kg. Therefore, it is fortunate that she has revealed her body measurement, 38-27-36 inches, including her chest size, 38 inches, waist size, 27 inches, and hips size, 36 inches.

Similarly, her eyes are lovely with blue, and her hair color is brown, which looks fantastic with the dress she wears and shoe size of 6 U.S.

How did Hanne start her career?

Hanne Norgaard is a famous makeup artist who began her career in the U.K. almost 30 years ago. She also owns a cosmetic brand which is named Kim Elba Cosmetics. Besides this, she collaborates with various big brands such as Columbia Tristar, BBC, Sean Combs, BET, Rolling out, Ralph Lauren, and Calvin Klein.

Norgaard has also done the makeup of various celebrities such as Shaquille O’Neal, Idris Elba, and Robin Williams. Besides this, she is also president and founder of Makeup Your Mind inc., Kim Elba Makeup NY, in 2000 and ran the business till 2007.

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Awards and Nominations

Hanne Norgaard was awarded the BEFFTA Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016.

Who is Hanne married to?

Hanne Norgaard came into the limelight after getting married to famous actor Idris Elba. The couple met for the first time in London and then started dating, after which they moved to the U.S. in 1999.

In 2002, the couple was blessed with a beautiful daughter, Isan Elba, but after having a child, the differences arose, and they filed for divorce. Their divorce was finalized in 2003. However, they remained friends even after the divorce and raised their daughter together.

In 2013, Hanne moved on and married Pastor Andrew L. Friar, and her ex-husband, Idria, also tied his knot with Sanya Nicole Hamlin in 2006. Still, their marriage only lasted for a week, and in 2019, he exchanged his vows with Sabrina Dhowre.

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Hanne Norgaard’s health issue

In 2019, it was revealed that Hanne Norgaard had had a mental illness, which was announced by her daughter Isan and about Isan knowing it two years prior. Isan also revealed her feelings about how it’s a daily struggle and the lessons she learned from it.

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Social Media

Hanne Norgaard is not active in social media as she is a very private person who doesn’t like sharing kinds of stuff with the public.

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Net worth

Hanne Norgaard earns a decent sum through her career as a makeup artist and cosmetics brand owner. His net worth is estimated to be around $900,000, which will increase through additional projects and works.


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