Who is Jason Momoa?
Jason Momoa born Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa on August 1, 1979, is an American actor, writer, director, producer, and model.
He is popular for his television roles as Ronon Dex on the military science fiction television series Stargate Atlantis which aired from 2004 to 2009, Khal Drogo in the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones from 2011 to 2012, and as Declan Harp in the Netflix series Frontier from 2016–present.
He also portrayed the lead character in the sword and sorcery film Conan the Barbarian in 2011. He also plays the role of Aquaman in the DC Extended Universe, beginning with the 2016 superhero film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, the 2017 ensemble Justice League, and the 2018 solo film Aquaman. Jason Momoa’s first movie is Road to Paloma, in which he was the director, writer, and producer.
Jason Momoa Age
He was born on 1st August 1979, in Nānākuli, Hawaii, the United States to Coni and Joseph Momoa, a painter. Jason is 42 years old as of 2021.
Jason Momoa Family – Jason Momoa Parents
He was born as an only child, to Coni, a photographer, and Joseph Momoa, a painter. He was brought up in Norwalk, Iowa, by his mother. His father Joseph is of Native Hawaiian descent, while his mother is of German, Irish, and Native American ancestry.
After completing high school, Momoa began college in Iowa as a marine biology major, studying for a period in the Florida Keys.
Jason Momoa Wife
He is married to Lisa Bonet since 2017. The couple met in 2005 after a mutual friend introduced them and they began dating a few weeks later.
Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonnet Split
Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet released a joint statement posted on his verified Instagram account Wednesday, announcing they are ending their marriage.
Jason Momoa Kids
Momoa has two kids; daughter Lola Iolani Momoa and a son named Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa, both from his marriage with Lisa Bonet.
Jason Momoa Model
Momoa was discovered in 1998, by international designer Takeo Kikuchi, who encouraged him to pursue a modeling career.
In 1999 Momoa won Hawaii’s Model of the Year and hosted the Miss Teen Hawaii contest. Before being cast in the action drama series Baywatch Hawaii, at 19, where he appeared as Jason Ioane from 1999 to 2001, he also worked part-time in a surf shop.
Jason Momoa Shaves the Beard
On the 21st of April 2019, he shaved off his signature beard to promote the use of aluminum cans over plastic water bottles.
In the video where he shaved his beard, he said that he had done so to bring awareness that plastics are killing our planet. He further added:
“There’s a change coming and it’s aluminum. We got to get rid of these plastic water bottles.” He goes on to explain that about 75 percent of aluminum that has been used is still in circulation today and it is 100 percent recyclable.
Jason Momoa Game
Included in his list of films between 2004 and 2005 in North Shore in, Johnson Family Vacation in 2004, and Stargate: Atlantis in 2005 to 2009.
He also made an appearance as Roman in four episodes of the comedy-drama television series The Game in 2009.
Jason Momoa Conan
In 2011 he also portrayed the title protagonist in Conan the Barbarian, a reimagining of the 1982 film of the same name and a role made famous by Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Jason Momoa GOT – Khal Drogo
Momoa got his role on HBO’s Game Of Thrones as Khal Drogo through his audition, in which he performed a Haka, one of many intimidating Māori war dances traditionally used on the battlefield.
Jason Momoa Atlantis – Jason Momoa Stargate
Momoa cut off, his dreadlocks after the shooting of Stargate Atlantis Season 4 was over. According to him, they had been giving him headaches due to their weight.
The program agreed with his decision and had planned to film a scene where Ronon cuts off his hair for Season 5’s, Broken Ties, but that change was ultimately overruled by the Sci-Fi network.
His dreadlocks were reattached, on the first day of filming for Season 5, but the process was too taxing. He later switched to using his stunt double’s wig until a custom wig could be made and delivered two weeks later.
The producers had asked him to cut off the dreadlocks when he was the first cast for the role, but they became a trademark of his character, so he was allowed to keep them.
In 2014 he directed and co-wrote Road to Paloma, an American drama thriller film, together with writers Jonathan Hirschbein and Robert Homer Mollohan.
He stars in the film alongside, Sarah Shahi, Lisa Bonet, Michael Raymond-James, and Wes Studi. It premiered in April 2014 at the 2014 Sarasota Film Festival. It also had a limited theatrical release on July 15, 2014, in New York City and Los Angeles and a VOD release.
He joined the dark comedy/thriller indie Sugar Mountain in March 2014, alongside Cary Elwes and Haley Webb. Its principal photography was done in Alaska.
He was also cast as Phillip Kopus, a Ramapough Mountain Indian, on the SundanceTV drama series The Red Road from 2014 to 2015.
Justice League – Aquaman
Momoa was in June 2014, reported to have been cast in the role of Aquaman in the superhero film Batman v Superman; Dawn of Justice.
His role as Aquaman was confirmed in October 2014. This marked Aquaman’s live-action theatrical debut. Momoa was also cast in the Aquaman solo film, released in late 2018.
Jason Momoa Wolves
He also played the role of Connor in the Canadian horror action film Wolves.
Jason Momoa Debug
He was cast in the 2014 sci-fi horror movie, Debug. The movie was written and directed by Momoa’s former Stargate Atlantis co-star, British-born Canadian actor David Hewlett.
It was announced in February 2015, that he will portray a cannibal in the drama thriller film The Bad Batch. Momoa was in 2015, cast in the Canadian action film Braven, which was released on February 2, 2018.
He signed onto the official Just Cause movie series, in early 2017. Momoa was cast in July 2018, for Apple’s upcoming future-based drama series See.
Jason Momoa The Crow
In May 2018 he wrote on his Instagram account that he had left the Remake project of the crow.
Jason Momoa Facial scar
Momoa was on November 15, 2008, slashed in the face with a broken beer glass by a man during an altercation at the Bird Cafe, a tavern in Hollywood, California. He was given approximately 140 stitches during reconstructive surgery and the scar is apparent in his later work.
Jason Momoa Martial arts – Training
Momoa trained in martial arts for his role as Ronon in Stargate Atlantis and for Conan. Momoa started practicing Brazilian jiu-jitsu, in 2017.
Jason Momoa Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $14 million from his acting career.
Jason Momoa Height
Momoa stands at a height of 1.93 m tall.
Is Jason Momoa Related To Roman Reigns
Jason is believed to be roman reigns look alike but it is not clear if they are related or not.
Is Jason Momoa Related To The Rock
The two talented actors are not related in any way other than being cast in the movie Aquaman.
Jason Momoa See
Jason plays the role of Baba Voss as the main leader of the Alkenny tribe.
Jason Momoa Movies
Johnson Family Vacation 2004
Conan the Barbarian 2011
Bullet to the Head 2012
Road to Paloma 2014
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice 2016
Sugar Mountain 2016
Once Upon a Time in Venice 2017
The Bad Batch 2017
Justice League 2017
Baywatch: Hawaii 1999–2001
Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding 2003
North Shore 2004–2005
Stargate Atlantis 2005–2009
The Game 2009
Game of Thrones 2011–2012
The Red Road 2014–2015
Drunk History 2014–2015
Saturday Night Live 2018