Idris Elba has plenty of reasons to smile at the 2019 Golden Globes. For one, his daughter Isan Elba — who just turned 17 — is the Golden Globes Ambassador, and for another, well, he's celebrating his presenting duties on the red carpet with his Canadian fiancée Sabrina Dhowre.
Idris, Isan and Sabrina all arrived at the Globes together Sunday night in Beverly Hills, Calif., and posed together like a proud, happy family. Idris looked suave and sharp in his emerald green suit designed by Ozwald Boateng, a British designer of Ghanaian descent. Sabrina donned a black gown with a white and coral micro-floral bodice with spaghetti straps, while Isan also wore a mostly-black ensemble, with shimmering blue, silver and fuchsia sequinned details.
This marks the first time Idris has had both Sabrina and Isan with him at the Globes, and the trio kicked off E!'s red carpet coverage.
Speaking to Ryan Seacrest about his daughter's big role at the ceremony, Idris said, "I can't help but be a dad. I'll just try to be cool."
"I told her to keep her back straight, elegance is presence, smile and nod politely even if you can't understand what anyone's saying," said Idris. "If you feel like you're going to pass out ... don't."
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And Sabrina could teach Isan a few things about perfecting her stage presence as well.
Sabrina, an actress, model and 2014 Miss Vancouver, has been linked to Elba since 2017. The couple first met while Idris was filming the survival movie "The Mountain Between Us" with Kate Winslet in Sabrina's hometown, and they got engaged last February. Idris has a soft spot for the city, telling reporters in September of 2017 that he "had a great time in Vancouver, I love it," before adding, "The air was really good."
Keeping with the family affair spirit, Sabrina also posted a good luck message to Isan on her Instastory, writing, "at the globes, kill it Isan Elba."
Idris posted a tribute of his own before the big show.
Isan will be on-stage with co-hosts Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh all night long, as she assists with doling out the Golden Globe statuettes and escorting the presenters and winners following their speeches. And one thing is clear; her cheering section will be loud, proud and partly Canadian.
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