Jason Momoa attends the 'Dune' UK special screening at Odeon Luxe Leicester Square on October 18, 2021, in London, England
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American actor Jason Momoa is best known for his roles in TV series and action movies such as Baywatch Hawaii, Game of Thrones, and DC Comics’ Aquaman.

A stint in modeling boosted him into acting. His first role was as Jason Ioane in the TV series Baywatch Hawaii. He beat out 1,000 other hopefuls to land the gig. His next notable TV role was playing Ronon Dex in the sci-fi series Stargate Atlantis. But Momoa shot to stardom as Khal Drogo in the HBO fantasy drama Game of Thrones.

His profile has only grown as he has portrayed the iconic DC Comics character Aquaman in various projects since 2016. Other blockbuster credits include the 2021 sci-fi/adventure epic Dune.


  • Full name: Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa
  • Birthday: Aug. 1, 1979
  • Height: 6 feet 4 inches
  • Hometown: Nanakuli, Hawaii
  • Net worth: $14 million
  • Kids: Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa, Lola Iolani Momoa
  • Top movies/shows: Dune, Aquaman, Braven, Justice League, Conan the Barbarian, Game of Thrones, Baywatch Hawaii
  • Fun fact: Though born in Hawaii, Momoa grew up in Iowa. He returned to the Aloha State after high school.

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