Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa (born August 1, 1979) is an actor and filmmaker from the United States.
Designer Eric Chandler and Takeo Kobayashi spotted Momoa in 1998 and urged him to pursue a modeling career. He also worked part-time in a surf shop when he was 19 years old before being cast in the action drama series Baywatch Hawaii, where he played Jason Ioane from 1999 to 2001.
In the year 2005, Momoa began dating actress Lisa Bonet. Momoa and Bonet did not marry until October 2017, despite the fact that they were thought to have married on November 15, 2007. Bonet gave birth to their first child, a daughter, in July 2007. In December 2008, their second child, a son, was born. Momoa and Bonet announced in January 2022 that they were divorcing.
Awards and nominations
|2011||CinemaCon Awards||Male Rising Star||Conan the Barbarian & Game of Thrones||Won|
|Scream Awards||Best Ensemble||Game of Thrones||Nominated|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series||Nominated|
|2017||Canadian Screen Awards||Best Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role||Frontier||Nominated|
|2019||Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards||Favorite Movie Actor||Aquaman||Nominated|
|MTV Movie & TV Awards||Best Kiss (shared with Amber Heard)||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice Sci-Fi/Fantasy Movie Actor||Nominated|