Who is Jason Momoa and what is his net worth 2018? Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa, an American actor, famous for his muscular physique and his role of warriors. Jason Momoa is multi talented and his CV possesses traits like writer, director, model and producer. Jason Momoa’s couple of scars on the left eye and his profound, powerful voice make him a perfect personality to portray a fighter.
Jason was seen portraying Aqua-man, a DC comic superhero, in the movie “Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice”. He rose to fame with his role of “Khal drogo” in Fantasy series “Game of Throne”. Jason’s real life is completely opposite of his reel life. Jason is someone who encourages harmony and peace while, he always portrays action packed roles in movies.
Jason Momoa was born on August 1, 1979 in Honolulu, Hawaii. The only child of his parents, Jason belongs to an artist family. His father, Joseph Momoa is a painter and his mother Coni is a photographer. As a young man, Momoa used to travel extensively. On November, 2008 Momoa was hit by a broken beer glass in Hollywood tavern. This lead to 140 stitches during reconstructive surgery and the scar is noticeable.
Takeo Kobayashi, a reputed international designer, encouraged Momoa to try his fate in modelling industry. In 1999, Momoa won the “Hawaii’s Model of the Year” at the age of 19.His first appearance on screen was Baywatch Hawaii. Jason was seen in bits and pieces roles in many TV series but his breakthrough role was in movie “Conan the Barbarian” in 2011. Jason played the title character, a role made prominent by Arnold Schwarzenegger. Most recently, he was seen playing Aqua man, a superhero based movie set to release in 2018. His series “FRONTIER”, is available on NETFIX, where he can be seen playing Declan Harp.
Momoa met Lisa Bonet in 2005 and after a relationship of 3 years, married her on 15 December 2008. Lisa and Jason are blessed with two children, a daughter and a son. Their first child a daughter was born, prior to their wedding. The girl was named Lola Iolani Momoa. Their son was born in December 2008, and was named “Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa”. His name Nakoa means Warrior wolf, Mana stands for strength, while Kauapo means that he was born on rare bad weather night.
Education: Jason Momoa’s parent split when he was very young. He moved in with his mother to Norwalk, Iowa. After completing his high school, Momoa attended the Florida Keys with marine biology as his majors. Later, he was relocated to Colorado State University, shifting his majors to Wildlife Biology .Post graduation, Momoa moved to Hawaii to reconnect with his father.
Jason Momoa Net Worth
Jason Momoa net worth is approximately $5.2 million. He had countless modelling assignment before his appearance in Games of Throne. His entry to the DC superhero universe drastically adds to his net worth. The Hawaiian superstar also had directed a movie “Road to Paloma”. Jason not only directed the movie but also produced it, wrote it and played a part in it.
Jason Momoa, the on screen Warlord in real life is an artistic and, most friendly person one can ever meet. Jason Momoa owns a house in Topanga, CA, USA. Jason resides in his dream house with his wife Lisa, his two children and a step daughter Zoe Kravitz. He spends his leisure time on Buddhist studies and music.
He is an avid runner, mountain biker, and ice and rock climber. The lavish yet simple house of Momoa family illustrates the artistic side of the warlord. Momoa drives a Land Rover, a beast of a car that complements his physique and built perfectly.
Apart from being a fantastic actor, Jason Momoa is a director and producer. He started his production house with his wife Lisa .So far, Momoa had produced Movies like Braven, Road to Paloma, and he also is an executive producer of TV series Frontier.
Jason initiated a social media campaign “Save Mauna Kea”, a sacred Hawaiian mountain. The mountain was due to undergo construction but Momoa with his efforts on social media had prohibited that. Momoa has his own action figure Drago, manufactured by Funko’s pop Line.
Jason had been doing TV serials constantly. His first break was on TV in Baywatch Hawaii 1999. Jason was seen as a future star and was offered roles on different TV serials as North Shore 2003, Star-gate Atlantis 2005-09, and the most admired one “Game of Throne”. The Red Road and the Frontier are Jason’s latest TV assignments.
Momoa was seen as the next big thing but a brawl resulting in 140 stitches to his face and a permanent scar could have hampered his career. But, Momoa accepted the change and added the scar to his personality. The success that Momoa got could have altered him to an arrogant superstar but Momoa still, as per his co-stars is the most humble person one will ever meet.