Jason Momoa is just an exceptional actor. In less than 10 years, he has managed to amass a large number of social media following, love, and wealth.
Truth be told, Kal Drogo is an exceptional actor, model, and dad. We had the chance to sit down with Jason Momoa for a heart to heart and I’ve got to tell you, it was awesome.
In this article, we’ll be telling you all you didn’t know about Jason Momoa. Every bit of information in this guide was from the man himself and I assure you, it worth it.
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Jason Momoa Profile Overview
Before we take you into the personal life and history of Jason Momoa, we’d like to give you a taste of what you’ll get to know about this superstar.
The table below contains the personal history of the Khal Drogo of the Great Grass Sea.
|Full Name||Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa|
|Birth Place||Nānākuli, Honolulu, Hawaii|
|Birth Date||1st August 1979|
|Profession||Actor, Model, Voice Artist|
|Spouse/Girlfriend||Lisa Bonet (2017)|
|Children||Lola Iolani Momoa Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo|
Namakaeha Momoa Zoë Kravitz (Stepfather)
|Net Worth||$15 Million|
Jason Momoa Biography
Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa was born on the 1st of August of 1979 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was the only child Coni and Joseph Momoa.
His father, Joseph Momoa was a painter and had Hawaiian ancestry while his mother was a photographer of German Irish descent. After his birth, the family settled down in Norwalk, Iowa.
Because of the terrain in Iowa, Jason spent a lot of time building his physique, climbing rocks, camping, and deep-sea diving. He was a very handsome young man and the ladies in his neighborhood always talked about him.
After high school, Jason moved to Hawaii where he had a part-time job at a surf shop. In 1998, a couple of designers, Eric Chandler and Takeo Kobayashi encouraged him to pursue a career in modeling.
He did as he was told and a year later, it paid off. He landed a lead role in the TV series Baywatch, beating more than 1,300 other applicants to that role. That was just the beginning of his success.
After the show ended, he spent about 5 years traveling and exploring other countries in South America, Europe, and other parts of the world
In 2001, Jason moved to Los Angeles and continued to pursue a career in acting and modeling. He landed a major role in Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding (2003).
In 2004, he earned a gig in the short-lived TV series “North Shore”. That same year, he also got the chance to play the role of Ronon Dex, a popular character in the TV series Stargate: Atlantis (2004).
In 2009, he was cast as Roman in the comic-drama TV series “The Game”. Jason was also the voice actor of the 2011 movie, Conan the Barbarian.
In 2011, Jason Momoa appeared in the spectacular HBO series Game of Thrones. He was cast as Khal Drogo, King of the Dothraki, and a barbaric warlord.
Jason also has a production company called “Pride of Gypsies”. He doesn’t just want to stick to acting and modeling, he is expanding his career to filmmaking, movie production, and directing.
He has directed a couple of blockbuster movies like the 2014 movie called “Road to Paloma”.
In 2016, he was featured as Aquaman in Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice. In was in late 2018, that he got his own movie. He was cast as Arthur Curry, the main character of the movie “Aquaman”.
This was his first movie and was pretty epic if you ask me. It premiered in April 2014 at the Sarasota Film Festival but had limited theatrical release on the 15th of July 2014.
Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet have been together since and married on the 15th of November 2007. It was a small wedding but the legal marriage took place in October 2017.
Their marriage allowed him to become the stepfather to Zoë Kravitz, Lisa Bonet’s first child.
Around July 2007, the couple gave birth to their first child, Lola Iolani Momoa and in December 2008, he had a son named Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa.
Jason Momoa Movies & Awards
Jason Momoa has starred in more than 30 action films and a couple of TV series.
Jason Momoa was among the star actor of movies like Johnson Family Vacation, Debug, Conan the Barbarian, Aquaman, Braven, Justice League…
Jason Momoa has also starred in a couple of TV series like Baywatch Hawaii, North Shore, The Game, Game Of Thrones, The Simpsons, Frontier…
Jason has been nominated for a handful of awards including the 2011 Teen Choice Awards, Canadian Screen Awards, Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, MTV Movie & TV Awards, and Scream Awards.
In 2011, he was selected as the best Male Rising Star in the CinemaCon Awards for his roles in Conan the Barbarian & Game of Thrones.
Jason Momoa Net Worth & Salary
Jason Momoa is one of the most iconic actors in Hollywood. He acquired massive recognition came because of the roles he played in Baywatch Hawaii and Stargate: Atlantis.
His exceptional performance as Khal Drogo in the TV series “Game of Thornes” was just extra proof that he was truly an outstanding performer.
In 2020, Jason Momoa was featured in a Super Bowl advertisement that was very hard to miss. The advertisement was promoting a Rocket Mortgage.
That same year, he also had a hand in the promotion of Ozzy Osbourne’s new album tagged “Ordinary Man“. He appeared in a teaser for the song “Scary Little Green Men“.
Today, this Hawaiian movie start has accumulated a net worth that sums up to $15 million. He lives a very simple and modest life and like other superstars, hates to be bothered by paparazzi.