With his green eyes, dashing looks, and incredible performances-this island boy and biologist turned actor is one of the hot sensations of Hollywood-he is the new superhero, Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa
Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa was born in Honolulu, Hawaii to a photographer mother Coni and a painter father Joseph Momoa. He was raised in Iowa by his mother and soon returned to Hawaii after graduation from high school and attended the University of Hawaii and majored in wildlife biology.
Jason was recognized worldwide through his debut role in Television series “Baywatch: Hawaii” (1999-2001) and his good looks and acting skills were highly appreciated. Then, in the following years, he acted in a number of Television series such as “Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding” (2003), an American prime-time soap opera “North Shore” (2004-2005), a Canadian-American adventure and military science-fiction series “Stargate Atlantis” (2005-2009) , a comedy-drama series “The Game” (2009) and so on. Jason reached to a new height of fame when he acted as Khal Drogo alongside Sophie Turner, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harrington, Maisie Williams, and so on in the epic series “Game of Thrones” (2011-2012). His performance was widely praised and captured the attention of mainstream audiences and film-makers. Moreover, Jason acted in other popular series such as a drama series “The Red Road” (2014-2015), an educational comedy series “Drunk History” (2014-2015), a historical period drama “Frontier” (2018-present) and also hosted “Saturday Night Live” in 2018.
Jason made his debut in the feature film by “Johnson Family Vacation” in 2004. He was more acclaimed through an American sword and sorcery based movie “Conan The Barbarian” (2011). He also performed in several movies such as an American thriller film “ Bullet to the Head” (2012), a drama film “Road to Paloma” (2013), a science-fiction film “Debug” (2014), a horror film “Wolves” (2014) and so on. Jason got his breakthrough role as the new DC superhero Aquaman in a superhero film “Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice” (2016). Subsequently, He reprised his role in “Justice League” (2017) and his solo superhero action movie “Aquaman” (2018). Jason immensely loved his performance worldwide both through critics and audiences. Jason has also acted in a comedy film “Once Upon A Time in Venice” (2017), a black comedy “The Bad Batch” (2017) and a Canadian action thriller “Braven” (2018). Jason has been acclaimed for his performances in all the movies he has played.
The amazing actor Jason will soon be seen in an American drama web television series “See” whose release date is yet to be announced. He will also reprise his role in the next series of Netflix show “Frontier” in 2019. Moreover, he be seen in a voice role in a 3D animated series “The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part” which is to be released in 2019. Jason will also be seen as Aquaman in the untitled sequel of “Aquaman”.
Jason resides in a lavish home in California, USA. After a long relationship he legally married his long time crush and actress Lisa Bonet in October 2017. They have a daughter and a son together. Jason is Buddhist by religion. It is rumored that the scar on his face is the result of a bar fight he had a few years earlier. He is skilled in several forms of Martials arts. Jason is fond of tattoos and has several of them in his body such as his Hawaiian family crest, a mano and so on.
Jason has been nominated in several awards and has won a few as well. He won Rising Star award from CinemaCon Award in 2011. He was also nominated in Best Performance by an actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role for his series Frontier from Canadian Screen Award in 2017.
Jason has two lavish houses in Hawaii and Topanga, CA. He owns luxurious cars such as Land Rover Range Rover, Land Rover Defender and Toyota Land Cruiser. After the success of his new movie Aquaman, the net-worth of Jason Momoa is reported to be $14 million.
Undoubtedly, Jason is a steller actor and performer. He has become a popular figure among his fans in a short span of time and with a lot of exciting projects in his hand we are sure that he will continue making us spellbound and reach new heights of success.