How old was Idris Elba in the movie The Jungle Book?

Idris Elba was 42 in The Jungle Book when he played the character 'Shere Khan (voice)'.

That was over 7 years ago in 2016.

Today he is 50, and has starred in 81 movies in total, 28 of those since The Jungle Book was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In The Jungle Book, I think Idris Elba looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Jon Favreau has worked with Idris Elba a total of 3 times in his career.
  • Idris Elba's first movie was as 'Benton' in Spiders and Flies, released in 1996 when he was 23
  • The Jungle Book scores 6.86 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of The Jungle Book

Idris Elba's other movies