Many of us began to love him in the role of Khal Drogo in the hugely successful Game of Thrones series. But in the same year, the Hawaiian-born actor also took on the role of Conan the Barbarian in the film of the same name. Today, however, Jason Momoa is preparing to return to the big screen again in the film titled Justice League in which he stars alongside Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill.
Who is Jason Momoa
Born in 1979, his full name at the registry office is Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa. And he is originally from Honolulu, in the Hawaiian Islands. As a child, however, Jason Momoa moved to Norwalk, Iowa, with his mother who was a photographer by profession, while his father, a painter, continued to live in Honolulu. Furthermore, German, Irish, and American blood as well as Hawaiian blood flow in Mamoa’s veins. Immediately after high school, however, the actor of Game of Thrones decided to continue his studies in order to study marine biology. And for a period he also decided to move to the Florida Keys.
Jason Mamoa’s career began not as an actor, but as a model starting to collaborate with international characters such as the designer Takeo with whom he also won the title of the model of the year in 1999. His working life undergoes a change when he is been noticed by the producers of Baywatchwho decide to hire him. Jason Mamoa in Baywatch plays the role of Jason Ioane present in the last two seasons of the cult series of the 90s.
From there, moreover, for Mamoa it is one success after another. And in 2004 he also moved to the big screen with the film entitled The Johnson Arrive directed by Christopher Erskin. The turning point, however, comes with the successful TV series. Game of Thrones with Khal Drogo, and the following year, in 2012, he also had the opportunity to act alongside Sylvester Stallone. In 2014, he is called to take on the role of Aquaman and Jason Mamoa has the chance to take part in a great film: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
Love for Jason Mamoa continues to flourish as the actor is married to actress and colleague Lisa Bonet. Furthermore, in 2007 the two also became parents of a beautiful little girl who decided to call Lola Iolani Momoa. Furthermore, in 2008 they repeated it becoming parents of Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa.