Jason Momoa: biography and latest news!

  • Occupation : Actor
  • Real name : Joseph Momoa
  • Sign : Leo
  • Date of birth : Wednesday 01 August 1979 (age : 41 years old)
  • Country : United States

Jason Momoa was born on August 1st 1979 in Honolulu. He grew up in the state of Iowa before moving back to Hawaii, his native island. His tenebrous physique pushed him to launch a modeling career and the young man was elected male model of the year of the island in 1999. His bodybuilder body then attracts the attention of Hollywood, and Jason is casted to play in the very caliente series Alerte à Malibu in 1999. He will play the role of Jason Ioane until 2001. After the end of the series, he appeared in Stargate Atlantis, where he played the character of Ronon Drex.

Despite a few film appearances, Jason flourishes on the small screen and lands in 2011 the role of Khal Drogo in the fantasy series Game of Thrones. His character as the leader of a barbarian tribe quickly seduced the general public, and Jason became one of the most famous bearded men on television.

In his private life, he married Cosby Show actress Lisa Bonet. The couple gave birth to two children, whose names pay tribute to the island where Jason was born. The little Lola Iolani and the little Nakoa-Wolf know a happy childhood far from the spotlight.