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Djimon Hounsou

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Date of Birth: 1964 , April-24
Birth Nation: Benin
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name Djimon Hounsou
Birth Name Djimon Gaston Hounsou
Father Pierre Hounsou
Mother Albertine Hounsou
Nationality Beninese
Birth Place/City Cotonou
Ethnicity White
Profession Model
Working For Movies and TV shows
Net Worth $ 12 Million
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Bald
Famous for Dog with a Blog
Affair with N/A
Married Yes
Education McGill University, Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre
Music Group Lord Tariq and Peter Gunz (1996 – 1999)
Religion Roman Catholic
Weight in KG 90 KG
Girlfriend N/A
Siblings Charles Ejogo, Jr.
Nick Name Carmen
Body Measurements 35-25-35
Breast Size 35B
Waist size 25
Hip Size 35
Neck Size 8.7
Shoe Size 8.5 (US)
Tattoo(s) Unknown
Boyfriend N/A
Married to Kimora lee Simmons
Awards National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actor
Online Presence Wikipedia,Twitter,Facebook
Movies Guardians of the Galaxy
TV Show Black Panther
Children Kenzo Lee Hounsou
Albums Unexpected Arrival, The First Flight, Smokin Good
Sisters Poppy
Books Username: Evie
Salary N/A
Face Color White
Divorce Jeffrey Wright (Div.2014)

Quick Timeline of Djimon Hounsou

1964 Born in Cotonou, Benin
1990 Began his acting career
2010 Appeared in the television series, Black Panther
2007 Began dating Kimora Lee Simmons
2009 First child, Kenzo Lee Hounsou
2012 Got separated with Kimora Lee Simmons
2004 Won Black Reel Awards
1998 Won Image Awards
1998 Won Online Film & Television Association

Detail Timeline of Djimon Hounsou

April 24 , 1964

Born in Cotonou, Benin

Known for his towering height and fabulous acting talent, Djimon Hounsou was born as Djimon Gaston Hounsou in Cotonou, Benin to Albertine and Pierre Hounsou. He was born and raised in humble background. He was also raised in Lyon, France.

1990

Began his acting career

After being an established model for about three years in France, he moved to United States in 1990 and began pursuing his acting career. In 1990, he made his acting debut by starring the role of ex boyfriend in the movie Without You I'm Nothing.

2010

Appeared in the television series, Black Panther

In 1990, he appeared in the TV series Beverly Hills, 90210 that year. At the end of 1990s, he was seen starring the role of Mobalage Ikabo in the TV series ER. In 2010, he voice acted the role of Black Panther in the TV series Black Panther.

2007

Began dating Kimora Lee Simmons

In 2007, Djimon was seen with Kimora Lee Simmons. Kimora Lee Simmons is a former fashion model and she is also a fashion designer. She is also the former CEO/Creative Director. She is the ex wife of Russell Simmons.

May 30 , 2009

First child, Kenzo Lee Hounsou

He became father for the first time in his life in 2009. He and his ex partner Kimora Lee Simmons welcomed their only child together on 30th of May and that time it was a son and they named him Kenzo Lee Hounsou.

2012

Got separated with Kimora Lee Simmons

He was in love with Kimora Lee Simmons since 2007. In 2008, they visited his birthplace and both of them participated in a traditional commitment ceremony. They were together for about half a decade and they announced their separation in 2012. 

2004

Won Black Reel Awards

He has been honored with Black Reel Awards twice in his life. He got his first nomination in this award in 2004 for Film: Best Supporting Actor. He won this award that year. He also won this award in 2007. 

1998

Won Image Awards

He got his rise in fame after he starred the role of Cinqué in the movie Amistad. For this role he got his first nomination in Image Awards in 1998 and he won this award that year for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Motion Picture. 

1998

Won Online Film & Television Association

In 1998, he got nominated in Online Film & Television Association for Best Drama Actor and Best Breakthrough Performance - Male. He was honored with this award from his later nomination. He also got nominated in this award in 1999.

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In 2007, Djimon was seen with Kimora Lee Simmons. Kimora Lee Simmons is a former fashion model and she is also a fashion designer. She is also the former CEO/Creative Director. She is the ex wife of Russell Simmons. Together they had a son named Kenzo Lee Hounsou. Djimon's nationality is Beninese and his height is six feet and two inches.

When Djimon was in his early teens, he moved to Lyon, France with his brother. After being introduced to fashion designer Thierry Mugler, he was pursued to pursue his modeling career. He finally began his modeling career in 1987. After being an established model for about three years in France, he moved to United States in 1990 and began pursuing his acting career. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, he appeared in several music videos. In 1990, he made his acting debut by starring the role of ex boyfriend in the movie Without You I'm Nothing. He also appeared in the TV series Beverly Hills, 90210 that year. Two years later he played the role of a prisoner on bench in the movie Unlawful Entry. He got his rise in fame after he starred the role of Cinqué in the movie Amistad. His net worth is $10 Million.