Jason Momoa BiographyJason Momoa is an American actor, model, producer, and screenwriter. He became famous thanks to his roles in the series Baywatch: Hawaii, Stargate Atlantis, Game of Thrones, and the film Conan the Barbarian. The portrayal of Aquaman in the DC Extended Universe comics also brought him fame; he debuted in this role in the film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016). Net worth: $14 million.
Jason Momoa's ChildhoodJason Momoa was born on August 1, 1979, in Honolulu, the capital of Hawaii. He is the only child of Joseph Momoa, a painter, and Coni Lemke, a photographer. Jason’s father is of Native Hawaiian descent, and his mother is of German, Irish, and Native American ancestry. Thanks to this ‘blend’, the actor got his exotic appearance and great natural physique, height is one of those distinguishing features (Momoa is 193 cm tall). However, the muscles that are admired by countless female fans, are, of course, the result of his hard work.
CareerJason Momoa’s unusually handsome facial features, fit body, and impressive height attracted the attention of a Japanese designer Takeo Kobayashi in 1998. And he basically brought the tan charming man into modeling business which was just a step away from acting career. While participating in various local beauty pageants, Momoa also worked in a surf shop.
One after another (in 2013 and 2014) there were two disastrous projects on Momoa’s filmography list: the action film Wolves (where he played the werewolf) and the horror film Debug. In 2014, the actor wrote the script and directed the thriller Road to Paloma that tells about the friendship of two rebellious characters: Robert who took revenge on his mother’s murder and Cash, a disfranchised biker.
The actor confessed that most of all he likes to play good guys with not so good reputation. He thinks that the audience likes that kind of characters the most.Another project featuring Momoa and worth of our attention was released in 2016. It’s The Bad Batch – a post-apocalyptic drama. The film takes place in the near future. Americans that do not meet requirements of the society are evicted to desert lands but not everybody is able to make it to the safe oasis because there are gangs of cannibals wandering around. Momoa plays one of the gang members, a cannibal who falls in love with his victim (Suki Waterhouse).
Jason Momoa's Personal LifeDuring the filming of the Baywatch: Hawaii Momoa met Simmone Mackinnon and they became very close. In 2004, they announced their engagement but the wedding wasn’t meant to happen and they broke up in 2006.
On Oscar 2022 Vanity Fair after party Momoa flirted with Kate Beckinsale. They talked and laughed together, than Jason hug her and she smiled. They left the party together. According to the insider, Momoa took off his jacket and covered Kate's shoulders.
Jason Momoa NowIn 2021 two movies starring Momoa were released. The first is "Sweet Girl " thriller where the actor’s character and his on-screen daughter take revenge for the death of their wife and mother. The second is "Dune" screen adaptation. In first part of movie Jason’s character, armorer Duncan Idaho from the Atreides house had not much screen time. But in the second part his screen time will be increased.
In Dune, I’m truly in those places. It’s just me being so stoked at being in these worlds… there’s so many different worlds on this planet and I’m thankful to go to these spots.In 2023 the Aquaman sequel will be released.