He is a Hawaii-based actor who achieved fame with his leading role on the remake of fantasy action movie Conan the Barbarian (2011) and as a Khal Drogo in the epic series Game of Thrones (2011–2012) based on the cycle of books A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin. Momoa gained prominence and international fame for portraying superhero Aquaman in the DC Extended Universe, starring in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), Justice League (2017) and Aquaman (2018).
Date of Birth: August 1, 1979
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Joseph Jason Namakaeha, more familiar as Momoa, is the only child in the family born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Unfortunately, his parents divorced very soon, and his beloved mom took up his upbringing. He spent his adolescence in Norfolk (Iowa), but in high school, he returned to Hawaii, explaining this outcome by the impossibility to exist without the ocean and the beach. There, the world-famous designers noticed him and boosted his modeling course.
The young 199-cm man quickly conquered modeling and even became the model of the year. However, these were not the major achievements; he established the acting career in Baywatch: Hawaii (1999-2001). For subsequent Stargate Atlantis (2005-2009), Jason worked for five long years, during which he managed to master acting skills and conquer his audience. F, he established himself among world-class stars, playing in Game of Thrones (2011–2012) inherited the personage of Khal Drogo. Today, Jason reprise the role of Aquaman in the DC’s films. He is also a star in an Aquaman’s solo film, that will be released in the end of 2018.
Just like the Joker, there’s a story behind his famous left eyebrow scar. Momoa was gashed in the face with a damaged beer glass and over 140 sutures were applied during the surgical intervention in 2008.
Who are Jason Momoa’s parents?
Joseph Momoa (father)
Date of Birth: 1956
Little is known about his personality. Momoa’s father is the human of art, he is a painter. He is of native Hawaiian descent. When he had divorced Coni (they got married on March 8, 1976) he almost lost touch with his son and took a small part in his upbringing.
Coni L. Momoa (nee Lemke) (mother)
Date of Birth: March 28, 1951
Zodiac sign: Aries
Coni boasts a mixed background of German, Irish, and Native American origin. She is a photographer and artist. After the divorce, she became the main person for Jason. That’s why he constantly convey some serious love for his mom by dint of his Instagram.
Mabel Lemke (maternal grandmother)
Date of Birth: October, 1928
Jason is also close with his maternal grandma.
Jason Momoa doesn’t have blood siblings. He is the only child.
Who is Jason Momoa’s wife?
Simmone Jade Mackinnon (ex-fiancee)
Duration of relations: 2004-2006 (2 years)
Date of Birth: March 19, 1973
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Simmone is a remarkable Australian actress known for her role in the Baywatch spin-off series Baywatch: Hawaii (1999–2000), where she played the role of Allie Reese. Jason and Simmone fell in love into a scene they were shooting together.
Mackinnon gained huge popularity appearing in McLeod’s Daughters (2003–2009), where she played Stevie Hall. For this role, she received plenty of the Australian Logie Award nominations.
Jason and Simmone were engaged in June 2004 but separated in 2006. Simmone currently lives with Dominic James, and they are parents to a son Madigan.
Lisa Bonet (wife)
Duration of relations: 2006 – present
Date of Birth: November 16, 1967
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Lisa attended Birmingham High School, California and graduated from Celluloid Actor’s Studio in North Hollywood. Her popularity began from a very young age when she modeled and competed in beauty pageants. As an actress, she became known after the character of Denise Huxtable in The Cosby Show (1984–1991). Movies and TV shows in which Lisa has made appearances include Why Bother Voting? (1992), High Fidelity (2000), Biker Boyz (2003), Life on Mars (2008–2009), The Red Road (2014–2015).
She is 12 years older than Jason is. As a teenager, he saw her for the first time in The Cosby Show and rapidly fell in love with her. She was then the wife of musician Lenny Kravitz and together they raised a daughter Zoe. She met Jason in 2005 and soon they began dating. They immediately took their relationship to the next level by moving in together, and in 2007, they had their first child.
Although it was widely believed that Momoa and Bonet married on November 15, 2007, they did not actually make it official until October 2017. They have done their best to keep their relationship away from the media.
Who are Jason Momoa’s children?
Lola Iolani Momoa (daughter with Lisa Bonet)
Date of Birth: July 23, 2007
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Lolani is a Hawaiian name, which is pronounced LOWLAANiy that means “Royal Hawk”. She spends most of her time with dad, with whom she likes doing painting and dancing.
Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa (son with Lisa Bonet)
Date of Birth: December 15, 2008
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
A rather complex boy’s name has a quite meaningful explanation. Nako’ signifies the warriors and Mana stands for strength and spirit, while Kaua is a rain and Po is a dark relevant to the night that he was born, on a rare bad-weather night in Los Angeles.