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Jason Momoa Biography

Jason Momoa
  • Age: 38 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
  • Birth Sign: Leo
  • Name: Jason Momoa
  • Birth Name: Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa
  • Father: Joseph Momoa
  • Mother: Coni Momoa
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Place/City: Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Ethnicity: White Ethnicity
  • Profession: Actor
  • Net Worth: $ 4 Million
  • Eye Color: Green
  • Weight in KG: 97 KG
  • Famous for: Actor
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Lisa Bonet (m. 2007)
  • Children: Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa, Lola Iolani Momoa
  • Divorce: Not Yet
  • Education: N/A
  • Awards: CinemaCon Award 2011
  • Online Presence: Facebook, Twitter, Wiki, Instagram
  • Movies: Wolves
  • TV Show: Drunk History
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Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa is an actor/ director, writer and producer who was born in Hawaii, United States of America. He was born as the only child to artist parents; mother Cony who was a photographer and father Joseph Momoa who was an artist. As a child, he read story books and practiced writing. Although he has got mixed ancestry of Native America and Europe, he is an American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. He admires Buddhism but was born as a Christian.

Growing up in Hawaii, he has travelled much through Europe and Asia. He studied his school in Hawaii and practiced acting in his theatre as well as school. Upon graduation, he studied marine biology and majored in wildlife biology after he was transferred to Colorado. He also studied pastel painting and travelled to France and worked in Paris. He also went to Tibet, where he studied the principles of Buddhism. He has got good contacts with many people from different backgrounds and hasn’t lived much with his family. He says that his mother has been a big inspiration in his life.

Starting out as a model, he was found by designer Takeo Kobayashi, and in 1999 won the Model of the Year. With a part time job in a surf store, he debuted his acting with the film Baywatch Hawaii at the age of 19. He also appeared in TV shows like North Shore (2004-2005) and Stargate: Atlantis (2005-2009) and his first movie was Johnson Family Vacation (2004). His trademark appearance in the fifth season of Broken Ties was marked with his dread lock hair style. Although his director asked him to cut it off, he kept it through first few shoots which later became his trademark. He started his directorial career with movie Road To Paloma which was a drama film. He was recently seen in the role of king “Khal Drogo” in the TV show Game of Thrones in 2011.

A tall man, Jason has a height of about 193 cm, which is about 6 feet and 4 inches. He is a handsome man with strongly built body and long brown hair. He has a French cut beard and has a distinct cut mark on his left eye brow. He doesn’t have any body tattoos and has got some shirtless pictures on the internet, showing more of his body.  He has been in a couple of relationships prior to his current married life. He has been in a romantic relationship with the Australian actress Simmone Jade Mackinnon with whom he was from 2004 to 2006. After breaking up with her, he married Lisa bonnet in 2007 and the couple are still together. They are happy and with two children don’t seem like getting a divorce anytime soon. He has got a good fan following and you can follow him on his Twitter account as well.

  • Last modified : 11 March, 2015
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