Jason Momoa is an American actor, model, writer, and producer who first gained recognition for playing Khal Drogo in HBO’s fantasy television series “Game of Thrones.” He’s best-known today for playing Aquaman in the DC Extended Universe beginning with the 2016 superhero film “Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice.” Apart from these two major roles, Jason has appeared in a range of different thriller and science fiction films and television projects. As of March 2022 Jason Momoa net worth is approximately $14 million.
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|Celebrated Name||Jason Momoa|
|Real Name||Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa|
|Date of Birth||August 1, 1979|
|Age||42 years old|
|Birth Place||Honolulu, Hawaii, United States|
|Height||6 feet 3 inch (1.93m)|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Spouse||Lisa Bonet (m. 2017)|
|Profession||Actor, Film Maker|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter, Facebook|
|Net Worth||$14 million|
Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa was born on August 1, 1979 in Honolulu Hawaii. He was raised as an only child by his mother Coni who was a photographer and father Joseph, a painter. He has Hawaiian ancestry on his father’s side and European heritage on his mother’s side.
Jason Momoa started his career as a model, after he was discovered by Eric Chandler and Takeo Kobayashi in 1998. Jason was just 19 years old at that time. In 1999, after briefly working working part-time in a surf shop, he began his acting career and took the role of Jason Ioane on the series “Baywatch Hawaii.” It was followed with a number of roles throughout the early 2000s in the series “North Shore” and the film “Johnson Family Vacation.”
In 2005, Momoa booked one of his most memorable early roles as Ronon Dex in the series “Stargate Atlantis.” He appeared on this show until 2009. In the same year, he was cast as Roman in four episodes of “The Game.”
In 2011, he landed the role of the main protagonist in the reboot of the classic 80s film “Conan the Barbarian” which originally strred Arnold Schwarzenegger. Wth the success of the film, Momoa got an oppurtunity to audition for the role of Khal Drogo in HBO’s fantasy series “Game of Thrones.” When filming his audition tape, he performed the Haka, a war dance made famous by the Maori. He got that role and gained widespread recognition for it. His character was killed off in 2012.
Later, Jason co-wrote and directed “Road to Paloma,” a drama thriller film which stars Momoa, Sarah Shahi, Lisa Bonet, Michael Raymond-James, and Wes Studi. The film premiered at the Sarasota Film Festival and received a limited theatrical release.
In March 2014, Momoa appeared in the dark comedy “Sugar Mountain” alongside Cary Elwes and Haley Webb. He then returned to television with a yearlong role as an Indian on the show “The Red Road.” Later, that same year Jason landed the role of Aquaman in the DC Extended Universe. However, he first appeared as Aquaman on the big screen in a cameo role in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” which released in 2016. He then played that character in a leading role in the 2017 ensemble film “Justice League” and the solo Aquaman film which released in 2018. In 2014, he also appeared in the Canadian horror film “Wolves” and the Sci-Fi Thriller “Debug.”
In 2015, it was announced that he had joined the casts of two films: “The Bad Batch” and “Braven.” He played a much more substantial role as Aquaman in 2017’s follow up film “Justice League.” He was also able to reprise his role through voice acting with 2019’s “The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part.” In 2017, it was announced that Jason would play a leading role in the upcoming film franchise “Just Cause,” which is based on the video game series of the same name. In 2018, Momoa joined the cast of Apple’s new series “See.” In 2019, it was announced that Jason had booked the role of Duncan Idaho in Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi epic “Dune.”
In 2020, Momoa appeared in a Super Bowl advertisement for Rocket Mortgage. That year, he also helped promote Ozzy Osbourne’s new album “Ordinary Man,” appearing in a teaser for the song “Scary Little Green Men.”
Personal Life & Relationships
Jason Momoa started dating actress Lisa Bonet in 2005. Bonet is famous for her role on the legendary sitcom “The Crosby Show,” in which she played the role of Denise Huxtable. Momoa and Bonet got married in 2017. As a result of his marriage with Lisa Bonet, Jason became the stepfather of actress Zoe Kravitz, Bonet’s previous child with singer Lenny Kravitz. In 2007, the couple welcomed their first child, a daughter whom they have named Lola Iolanir. The next year, they had a son and named him Nakoa-Wolf. In January 2022 Jason and Lisa announced that they were divorcing, however, the pair later announced that they will be giving their marriage another chance.
Awards & Accolades
In his early days Јаѕоn Моmоа earned the title of “Наwаіі’ѕ Моdеl оf thе Yеаr”. Не аlѕо gоt а сhаnсе tо hоѕt thе Міѕѕ Тееn Наwаіі соntеѕt аt thе аgе оf 19.
Jason Momoa has been nominated for several prestigious awards in his career till now, including the Scream Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, Canadian Screen Awards, Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, MTV Movie & TV Awards and Teen Choice Awards.
He won the 2011 CinemaCon Male Rising Star Award for “Conan the Barbarian” & “Game of Thrones.”
Jason Momoa Net Worth
As of March 2022, Jason Momoa net worth is estimated to be around $14 million. A major chunk of his fortune comes from his acting career and his production company.