Jason Momoa, also popular as Aquaman, is a Hawaiian actor who entered the film industry as a teenager and soon established himself among reputed actors. Other than acting and directing, Momoa also has a knack for music and can play multiple instruments very charmingly. Apart from Aquaman, Momoa is known for his work in the HBO series Game of Thrones and the Apple TV+ series See. Get interesting details about the actor such as Jason Momoa’s birthday in 2023, his biography, current net worth, etc from this article below.
Jason Momoa Birthday 2023
Below mentioned are the upcoming dates for Jason Momoa’s Birthday for the next 5 years.
|Jason Momoa Birthday 2023||August 1, 2023||Tuesday|
|Jason Momoa Birthday 2024||August 1, 2024||Thursday|
|Jason Momoa Birthday 2025||August 1, 2025||Friday|
|Jason Momoa Birthday 2026||August 1, 2026||Saturday|
|Jason Momoa Birthday 2027||August 1, 2027||Sunday|
Basic Details of Jason Momoa
|Full name||Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa|
|Year active||1999 – present|
|Age||Born on August 1, 1979|
|Place of birth||Honolulu, Hawaii, US|
|Education||University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa|
|Spouse||Lisa Bonet (2017 – 2022)|
|Parents||Coni Momoa (mother)Joseph Momoa (father)|
Jason Momoa’s Personal & Professional Life
Jason Momoa was born on August 1, 1979, in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Coni and Joseph Momoa. His mother was a photographer while his father was a painter. Momoa is the only child of his parents who divorced shortly after his birth. Jason lived with his mother in Iowa where he attended the Norwalk High School. Jason was a part of the soccer team in his school years.
In 1999, Momoa met actress Simmone Jade Mackinnon on the set of Baywatch and they began dating. The couple eventually got engaged in 2004 but called it quits after being together for almost six years. In 2005, Jason met actress and his childhood crush Lisa Bonet at a Los Angeles jazz club. The couple started dating and their first child together was born in 2007. Their second child was born in 2008. From her first marriage, Bonet has three more children including popular actress Zoë Kravitz. Lisa herself is a renowned actress known for “The Cosby Show”, “Angel Heart”, “Enemy of the State”, “High Fidelity”, etc.
In 2008, an attacker slashed Momoa across the face with a broken beer glass during a row at a tavern in Hollywood, California. A reconstructive surgery was performed on his face that included around 140 stitches. He still has a scar form the attack on his face through his left eyebrow.
Momoa started his career as a model when he was just 19 years old and decided to audition for the television series “Baywatch Hawaii”. He got cast for the role of Jason Ioane thus making his debut in acting. After getting recognition from the show, Momoa was further cast as the main lead in the series North Shore (2004) and Stargate: Atlantis (2005). Jason’s first major movie break came with the 2011 film “Conan the Barbarian” which was a remake of the 1982 film of the same name. The same year, he was cast in the role of Khal Drogo in the popular HBO drama “Game of Thrones” which brought Momoa worldwide recognition.
In 2014, Momoa was cast in the role of Arthur Curry/ Aquaman for the DC Extended Universe. He played the first Aquaman role in a cameo in the superhero film “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” in 2016. He later reprised the role in 2017 in another superhero movie “Justice League’ and its director’s cut “Zack Snyder’s Justice League”. The first Aquaman movie with Jason in the lead role was released in 2018. Momoa also reprised the role of Aquaman in the animated movie “The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part”. In 2022, Momoa joined the cast of the tenth Fast & Furious film titled “Fast X” as the main villain. The film was released in 2023 and Momoa’s role gathered praise despite the criticism of the movie.
Director, Producer & Businessman
In 2014, Momoa directed and co-wrote the drama thriller movie “Road to Paloma”. He also played the lead role in the movie and starred alongside Lisa Bonet. Before this movie, Momoa had directed the short film “Brown Bag Diaries: Ridin’ the Blinds in B Minor” in 2010. He has also been involved with movies such as “Braven”, “Sweet Girl”, “Road to Paloma”, etc as a producer.
Surprisingly, Jason is also a businessman and the founder of an aluminum water bottle company Mananalu. The company aims at reducing the use of single-use plastic water bottles.
Popular Movies & TV Shows of Jason Momoa
Let’s check out some of the must-watch movies and television shows of Jason Momoa:
- Aquaman (2018)
- Zack Snyder’s Justice League (2021)
- Dune (2021)
- The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019)
- Fast X (2023)
- Conan the Barbarian (2011)
- Slumberland (2022)
- The Last Manhunt (2022)
- Gather (2020)
- Braven (2018)
- Game of Thrones (2011
- Frontier (2016)
- Baywatch: Hawaii (1999)
- North Shore (2004)
- The Red Road (2014)
- Stargate Atlantis (2005)
- The Simpsons (2019)
- The Game (2009)
- See (2019)
- Peacemaker (2022)
Awards & Nominations
Jason Momoa has earned the following awards and nominations over the years in the film industry:
- CinemaCon Awards Male Rising Star for Conan the Barbarian & Game of Thrones
- Scream Awards Best Ensemble for Game of Thrones
- Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for Game of Thrones
- Canadian Screen Awards Best Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role for Frontier
- Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards Favorite Movie Actor for Aquaman
- Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards Favorite Superhero for Aquaman
- MTV Movie & TV Awards Best Kiss (shared with Amber Heard) for Aquaman
- Teen Choice Awards Choice Sci-Fi/ Fantasy Movie Actor for Aquaman
Check out some interesting facts about actor Jason Momoa:
- Momoa was once the youngest lifeguard in the history of the Gulf Coast in his teens.
- In 1999, Jason won Hawaii’s Model of the Year and hosted the Miss Teen Hawaii USA contest.
- His hobbies include mountain biking, rock climbing, snowboarding, ice climbing, roller hockey, and long-board skateboarding.
- Momoa is the nephew of renowned surfer Brian L. Keaulana.
- Even after appearing on Game of Thrones, Jason went through tough times and was unable to provide for his wife and children.
- Momoa has a tattoo on his forearm which is a tribute to his family god.
- For his role as Ronon in Stargate Atlantis, Momoa learned martial arts.
- Other than actor and director, Jason is also a musician and knows how to play bass guitar, mandolin, ukulele, and guitar.
- Momoa was an active participant in the protests against the building of the Thirty Meter Telescope.
- The person who attacked Momoa with the beer glass was sentenced to five years in prison.
Jason Momoa Net Worth 2023
After spending more than two decades in the Hollywood film industry, Jason Momoa has been able to accumulate a significant amount of net worth. As of 2023, Momoa’s total net worth stands close to $25 million. Apart from movies and television shows, brand endorsements are a major source of income for Momoa.
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August 1st, 2023
$25 million (approx.)
Khal Drogo in the series Game of Thrones (2011) and Aquaman in the movie Aquaman (2018).