Jason Momoa Biography
Joseph Jason Momoa is an actor and filmmaker from the United States. He began performing as Jason Ioane on the syndicated action drama series Baywatch: Hawaii (1999–2001), and then went on to play Ronon Dex on the Syfy science fiction series Stargate Atlantis (2005–2009), Khal Drogo in Baba Voss on the Apple TV+ science fiction series See (2019, the first two seasons of HBO’s fantasy drama series Game of Thrones (2011–2012), and Declan Harp on the Discovery Channel historical drama series Frontier (2016–2018),. In the two most recent series, Momoa was the main character.
Since 2016, Momoa has played Aquaman in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU), a role he has had outside of television. He starred in the 2018 film of the same name, and he’ll be back in the sequel in 2022. In the 2021 film adaptation of Frank Herbert’s science fiction novel Dune, Momoa also plays Duncan Idaho.
How old is Jason Momoa? – Age
He was born as Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa on 1 August 1979 in Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S. He is 42 years as of 2022.
Where did Jason Momoa go to school? – Education
Jason Momoa attended college, despite not graduating. Jason Momoa attended college in his home state of Iowa. Later, he changed institutions and enrolled at the University of Colorado in Boulder.
Jason Momoa – Family
Coni (Lemke), a photographer, and Joseph Momoa, a painter, raised Momoa as an only child in Nnkuli, Honolulu, Hawaii, in 1979. His father has Native Hawaiian ancestry, while “his mother has Pawnee descent,” in addition to German and Irish lineage, according to interviews. His mother brought him up in the town of Norwalk, Iowa.
In 2005, Momoa met actress Lisa Bonet and began dating her. Momoa and Bonet did not marry until October 2017, contrary to popular belief that they wedded on November 15, 2007. The couple’s first child, a daughter, was born in July 2007. In December 2008, they had their second child, a son. Momoa and Bonet announced in January 2022 that they would be divorcing.
During an incident at the Birds Cafe, a pub in Hollywood, California, on November 15, 2008, Momoa was stabbed across the face with a shattered beer glass. During reconstructive surgery, he received roughly 140 stitches, and the scar across his left brow may be seen in his later paintings. For his actions, the assailant received a five-year term.
What is Jason Momoa Salary?
He receives an annual estimated net worth of $485,222.
Momoa Net Worth
His net worth is predicted to be $1,515,150.
Jason Momoa Career
Takeo Kobayashi, a renowned fashion designer, discovered Jason Momoa in 1998. Kobayashi urged the young man to pursue a career in modeling. Momoa was named Hawaii’s Model of the Year in 1999 for his efforts. He went on to emcee the Miss Teen Hawaii pageant.
In 1999, he was cast in the action drama television series Baywatch Hawaii as “beach man” Jason Ioane. He was a two-season regular on the show, appearing in all 38 episodes. This was his debut appearance on screen. The show was completed in 2001.
In the television film Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding, he repeated his role as Jason Ioane in 2003.
In the same year, he played Kala in Tempted, another television movie.
He made his film debut in Christopher Erskin’s Johnson Family Vacation in 2004. In the same year, he was cast as Frankie Seau in North Shore, where he appeared in 21 episodes.
In 2005, he landed the role of Ronon Dex in the military science fiction television series Stargate: Atlantis, which required him to study martial skills. All five seasons of Stargate: Atlantis, based on the 1994 blockbuster film Stargate, were broadcast on Sci-Fi Channel in the United States. The series was completed in 2009.
Ronon Dex, his persona, wore his trademark dreadlocks, which were extremely thick. Because his dreadlocks were causing him headaches and neck trouble, he asked the producers for permission to shave them off before season five began.
For the first three episodes, the producers chose to keep the character’s dreadlocks and sewed them into his hair. They opted to remove the locks when it became a nine-hour task and too painful for Momoa. He eventually began wearing a wig with dreads sewed on it, and a special wig was created for him.
He was cast as Roman in four episodes of the comedic drama series The Game in 2009, shortly after Stargate: Atlantis ended.
In 2011, he made his breakthrough as Khal Drogo in the HBO television series Game of Thrones. He portrayed the Dothraki tribe’s savage chieftain.
Momoa’s portrayal of the savage tribal chieftain won him even more prominence as the show became an instant sensation. He won the CinemaCon Award for Male Rising Star, as well as Scream Award for Best Ensemble and Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Ensemble in a Drama Series nominations. He starred in the thriller film Road to Paloma, which he directed, co-wrote, and starred in 2014. Lisa Bonet, Sarah Shahi, Wes Studi, and Michael Raymond-James also starred in the film, which premiered at the 2014 Sarasota Film Festival.
He resumed his television career from 2014 to 2016, starring in the Sundance Channel thriller The Red Road and Drunk History, in which he played as the athlete Jim Thorpe.
In the 2016 movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, he portrays the superhero Aquaman. He also starred as Miami Man, a cannibal, in Ana Lily Amirpour’s thriller The Bad Batch, which he wrote and directed. He also starred as Joe Bright in Richard Gray’s and Abe Pogos’ thriller Sugar Mountain.
In 2016, he appeared in a total of 12 episodes of the television show Frontier. In addition, he served as the series’ executive producer. He was nominated for the Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Dramatic Role for his portrayal of Declan Harp, which received critical acclaim. He appeared in two films in 2017: Once Upon a Time in Venice and Justice League, in which he reprised his role as Aquaman. He appeared in Lin Oeding’s film Braven in 2018.