Jason Momoa’s career began in the late 1990s with guest starring roles on Baywatch Hawaii (1999), North Shore (2004), and Stargate: Atlantis (2005). He also had supporting roles in such films as Johnson Family Vacation (2004) and Road to Paloma (2014). On television, Momoa was a series regular on the cable series The Game (2006) and played Khal Drogo on the HBO fantasy drama series Game of Thrones (2011-2012).
Following his breakout role on Game of Thrones, he has gone on to star in such films as Conan the Barbarian (2011), Bullet to the Head (2012), Road to Paloma (2014), and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016). In addition to his acting career, Momoa is also a model and he has been featured in campaigns for such brands as Abercrombie & Fitch, Dr. Martens, Guess?, and LRG Clothing. Who Is Joseph Momoa, Jason Momoa’s Father?
Who Is Joseph Momoa, Jason Momoa’s Father?
Joseph Momoa is Jason Momoa’s father. He is of Hawaiian, German, and Irish descent. He was a sergeant in the United States Marine Corps. Joseph Momoa is 6’4″ and has brown eyes. He is married to Lisa Bonet.
They have two children together: Lola Iolani Momoa and Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa. Joseph Momoa is an actor and a model. He has appeared in magazines such as Vogue, GQ, and Esquire. Joseph Momoa has also worked as a producer, director, and screenwriter.
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Jason Momoa Early Life
An only child, Momoa was born on August 1, 1979, in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Coni (Lemke), a photographer, and Joseph Momoa, a painter. His father is of Native Hawaiian ancestry and he identifies as having maternal Pawnee ancestry along with German and Irish heritage.
He was raised in Norwalk, Iowa, by his mother. After high school, Momoa attended the Cleveland Institute of Art in Ohio on a full scholarship and earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in acting.
Jason Momoa Personal Life
Momoa married his longtime girlfriend, actress Lisa Bonet, on November 15, 2017. The couple have two children together: daughter Lola Iolani Momoa, born in 2007, and son Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa, born in 2008. Momoa is also stepfather to actress Zoe Kravitz, Bonet’s daughter from her previous marriage to musician Lenny Kravitz.
When he’s not working, Momoa enjoys spending time with his family, surfing, and playing guitar. He is a supporter of the Coalition to Save Mokulua, an organization that is working to prevent the construction of a luxury home on one of the two small islands off the coast of Oahu, Hawaii that are owned by Oracle CEO Larry Ellison.
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