Jason Momoa is an American actor well known for playing the role of warriors and tough fighters. He is also a producer, director, writer, and model. He is widely popular for portraying the role of Khal Drogo in the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones.
Early Life & Educational Details
Jason Momoa was born in an upper-middle-class family as Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa on August 1, 1979, in Honolulu, Hawaii, the United States of America to parents, Joseph Momoa and Coni Momoa. He is an American and is of Hawaiian, German, Irish, and American descent.
Love Affairs, Relationships, & Marriage
Jason was engaged to an Australian actress Simmone Jade MacKinnon in 2004, but the couple called off their engagement after Jason started dating Lisa Bonet. Jason and his Lisa met at a Los Angeles-area jazz club in 2004 and were introduced by a mutual friend.
Soon after the couple began dating and were also said to have tied the knot on 15th of November 2007. However, the couple legally got married in October 2017.
The couple has two children, elder daughter named Lola Iolani Momoa and the younger son, named Nakoa-Wolf Nanakauapo Namakaeha Momoa.
Professional Life: TV Works & Movies
As an avid traveler, he has traveled in several continents. Once, he was in Paris taking the pastel painting training and he also took Buddhist classes when he was in Tibet. At the age of 19, he began his modeling career after he was discovered by the international designer Takeo Kobayashi.
In 1998 international designer Takeo Kobayashi discovered Jason's potential and encouraged his modeling career. In 1999 he became Hawaii's Model of the Year.
In 1999, he began his acting career by appearing in the television series, Baywatch Hawaii. He made his feature film debut in 2004, with Johnson Family Vacation. His breakthrough role came after he portrayed the role of Khal Drogo on the television series, Game of Thrones.
Till the date, he has been featured in around 18 movies, including TV series. Some of his popular movies and TV series are Justice League, Canan the Barbarian, Stargate: Atlantis, Bullet to the Head, etc.
In 2018, Jason will be seen playing his superhero role as Aquaman in his upcoming movie titled Aquaman alongside Amber Heard and Willem Dafoe. The movie will be released on December 21, 2018 (USA). In 2019, he will be seen in a fantasy/crime film The Crow.
What is Jason Momo's Net Worth?
The actual figure of his salary is under review; however, his net worth is around $4 million.
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