Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa is an American actor who has gained significant recognition for his roles in television series and movies. His mother raised him in Norwalk, Iowa, after his August 1, 1979, birth in Honolulu, Hawaii. Momoa made his acting debut as Jason Ioane on the syndicated action drama series Baywatch: Hawaii, which aired from 1999-2001. He is also known for his portrayals of Ronon Dex on the Syfy science fiction series Stargate Atlantis, Khal Drogo in the first two seasons of the HBO fantasy drama series Game of Thrones, Declan Harp on the Discovery Channel historical drama series Frontier, and Baba Voss on the Apple TV+ science fiction series See.
In addition to his acting career, Momoa is also known for his activism and work toward protecting the environment. In September 2022, he buzzed off his signature long hair to call attention to the issue of plastic pollution.
As of November 2023, Jason Momoa is 44 years and 3 months old, his estimated net worth is $27 million, and he stands at a height 6 feet 4 inches (196 cm or 1.96 m) tall.
Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa
Baywatch: Hawaii (1999)
Johnson Family Vacation (2004)
Best Known for
Momoa has received two wins and five nominations for his work. Momoa has been nominated for several prestigious awards such as the Canadian Screen Award, CinemaCon USA, and MTV Movie + TV Awards, among others. He has won the CinemaCon USA Award for Male Rising Star of the Year in 2011 and the CinemaCon USA Award for Action Star of the Year in 2018.
Momoa’s notable nominations include the Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role for Frontier in 2017, the MTV Movie + TV Award for Best Kiss for his performance in Aquaman & Mera in 2019, and the Golden Reel Award for Best Sound Editing – Dialogue and ADR for Aquaman in 2019. Additionally, Momoa has also been selected as a presenter for the Academy Awards in 2022.
Date of Birth
1 August 1979
As of 2023, Jason is 44 years and 3 months old.
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
School / College / University
Norwalk High School
Des Moines Area Community College
Colorado State University
Race / Ethnicity
Jason Momoa is of diverse ethnic background. He was born in Honolulu to a Native Hawaiian and Samoan father and a German, Irish, and Native American mother. Momoa identifies his ethnicity as Polynesian, which includes his Native Hawaiian and Samoan heritage.
Physical Stats & More
- In feet: 6′ 4″
- In Centimeters: 193 cm
- In meters: 1.93 m
- In kilograms: 97 kg
- In Pounds: 214 lbs
- Chest Size: 50 inches
- Biceps Size: 18 inches
- Waist Size: 34 inches
On August 1, 1979, Jason Momoa was born to Coni (Lemke) and Joseph Momoa in Honolulu, Hawaii. Jason’s mother brought him up in Norwalk, Iowa. Formerly, Coni Momoa had a thriving career in photography. But she cherished her time with her son and was always cheering him on.
Jason Momoa and his ex-wife Lisa Bonet share custody of their two children. Their names are Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa (2008) and Lola Iolani Momoa (2007). Jason Momoa is the stepfather to Zo Kravitz, Lisa Bonet’s daughter from her first marriage to musician Lenny Kravitz, in addition to their biological children.
Lisa Bonet (2017–Present)
Joseph Momoa (Painter)
Zoe Kravitz (Step-daughter) (Singer)
Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa (son)
Lola Iolani Momoa (daughter)
Relationship & More
November 15, 2007 (Lisa Bonet)
Girlfriend and dating history
Simmone Mackinnon (1999–2006)
Jason Momoa and Simmone Mackinnon were in a relationship from 1999 to 2006. They met on the set of the TV series Baywatch, where Mackinnon played the character Allie Reese and Momoa was working as a model and actor. After five years, they got engaged in 2004 but broke up in 2006. The reason for their split is not known.
Lisa Bonet (2005–2022)
Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet had a long-term relationship that began in 2005. The couple kept their relationship private for several years until they officially confirmed their relationship status in 2016. They also have two children together and Momoa is a stepfather to Bonet’s daughter, Zoë Kravitz.
In 2017, Momoa and Bonet secretly got married. However, after four years of marriage, the couple announced their separation in January 2022. In a joint statement posted on Momoa’s verified Instagram account, they shared that they had split into good terms and would focus on their children.
Eiza Gonzalez (2022) (Rumor)
Jason Momoa and Eiza González have had an on-and-off relationship. The couple was first linked following Momoa’s split from his ex-wife, Lisa Bonet, in January 2022. They were seen together in July 2022 exiting the same London hotspots on two occasions, confirming their relationship was back on. However, there have been conflicting rumors about whether they are still together. They were spotted taking a ride on Momoa’s Harley-Davidson motorcycle in Malibu, California, in August 2022. In November 2022, it was reported that the couple had split.
Favorite Movies – Basquiat (1996), A Streetcar Named Desire (1951), The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)
Favorite Drink – Guinness, red wine, Mountain Sun Brews
Favorite food – Apple pie (made by his mom), Spaghetti (cooked by his wife Lisa Bonet), Japanese cuisine
Net Worth 2023
As of 2023, Jason Momoa’s estimated net worth is $27 million. Jason Momoa has earned money from his various film and television roles.
It is not always known how much Momoa was paid for his various roles, but he has made a significant amount of money from them. For instance, Momoa reportedly earned $15 million for his role in Aquaman, his first solo DC film. In addition to his roles in Dune and See, he is set to appear in Fast X, the upcoming installment of the Fast & Furious franchise, although his salary for the role is unknown.
Additionally, Momoa has appeared in several television series, including Frontier, which aired on Netflix from 2016 to 2018 for three seasons. He earned between $15,000 and $20,000 per episode in those.
Momoa has also worked as a director, writer, and filmmaker in addition to his acting career. He directed and starred in the 2014 thriller Road to Paloma and co-wrote and produced the 2021 film Sweet Girl.
Net worth Growth
|Net worth in 2022||$25 million|
|Net worth in 2021||$22 million|
|Net worth in 2020||$18 million|
|Net worth in 2019||$16 million|
|Net worth in 2018||$3 million|
|Yearly Salary||$3.5 million|
|Monthly Salary||$300 thousand|
|Weekly Salary||$75 thousand|
|Salary per movie||$1-15 million|
BLACK LAND ROVER
THE WHITE RANGE ROVER
Jason Momoa’s house is located in the Topanga area of Los Angeles, California. The property spans over 10 acres and is worth just over $3.5 million.
Jason Momoa Facts
- In Honolulu, Hawaii, on August 1, 1979, Joseph Momoa, a painter, and Coni Lemke, a photographer, gave birth to Jason Momoa. His parents split up when he was six months old, and his mother raised him in Norwalk, Iowa.
- He is of Native Hawaiian, Samoan, German, Irish, and Native American ancestry.
- Jason Momoa started his career as a model and won Hawaii’s Model of the Year in 1999.
- He made his acting debut as Jason Ioane on the syndicated action drama series Baywatch: Hawaii (1999-2001), followed by portrayals of Ronon Dex on the Syfy science fiction series Stargate Atlantis (2005-2009), and Khal Drogo in the first two seasons of the HBO fantasy drama series Game of Thrones (2011-2012).
- Jason Momoa has a son named Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha, who was born in 2008. The name Nakoa means warrior, Mana means strength or spirit, Kaua means rain, and Po means dark, which are all references to the weather the day he was born.
- His most popular roles were as the Dothraki warlord Khal Drogo in Game of Thrones and as the superhero Aquaman in the DC Extended Universe.
- He is known for his long hair and muscular physique, which he maintains through various activities like surfing, rock climbing, and weightlifting. He also likes using the downtime on set to learn new skills, such as slide guitar and bass.
Movies and TV Shows
All Movies List
|2004||Johnson Family Vacation||Navarro|
|2010||Brown Bag Diaries: Ridin’ the Blinds in B Minor||Mikey|
|2011||Conan the Barbarian||Conan|
|2012||Bullet to the Head||Keegan|
|Road to Paloma||Robert Wolf|
|Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice||Arthur Curry / Aquaman|
|Sugar Mountain||Joe Bright|
|Once Upon a Time in Venice||Spider|
|The Bad Batch||Miami Man|
Arthur Curry / Aquaman
Arthur Curry / Aquaman
|2019||The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part|
|Zack Snyder’s Justice League||Arthur Curry / Aquaman|
|Sweet Girl||Ray Cooper|
|The Last Manhunt||Big Jim|
|Fast X||Dante Reyes|
|Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom||Arthur Curry / Aquaman|
|2024 (scheduled)||Fast & Furious 11||Dante Reyes|
All TV Shows List
|1999–2001||Baywatch: Hawaii||Jason Ioane|
|Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding||Jason|
|2004–2005||North Shore||Frankie Seau|
|2005–2009||Stargate Atlantis||Ronon Dex|
|2011–2012||Game of Thrones||Khal Drogo|
|The Red Road||Phillip Kopus|
|Drunk History||Various roles|
|2018||Saturday Night Live||Himself|
|2022||Peacemaker||Arthur Curry / Aquaman|
|Upcoming||Chief of War||—|
Who is Jason Momoa?
Jason Momoa is an American actor and model born on August 1, 1979, in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is best known for his roles in Aquaman, Game of Thrones, and See.
What is Jason Momoa's net worth?
As of 2023, Jason Momoa's estimated net worth is $27 million.
What is Jason Momoa's height, weight, and physical measurements?
Jason Momoa weighs 230 pounds and is 6 feet 4 inches (193 cm) tall. He has a 50-inch chest, 34-inch waist, and 18-inch biceps.
What is Jason Momoa's sexual orientation?
What is Jason Momoa's birthdate?
Jason Momoa was born on August 1, 1979.
How does Jason Momoa maintain his signature beard?
Jason Momoa's beard is naturally patchy on the sides, so he trims it shorter in those areas to maintain a deliberate look. He also uses beard oil and balm to keep it healthy and moisturized.
Who is Jason Momoa dating?
As of July 2022, Jason Momoa was spotted with his former girlfriend Eiza González. However, there is no official information regarding their current relationship status.
Where was Jason Momoa raised?
After his parents divorced, his mother raised Jason Momoa in Norwalk, Iowa.
What is the highest-grossing movie of Jason Momoa?
Jason Momoa's highest-grossing movie is Aquaman. It collected $1.1 billion worldwide.
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