Let’s start at the end. James Wan, film director, has shared the first image of the filming of Aquaman and the lost Kingdom, the second film about one of the most relevant superheroes in the DC Comics universe. And obviously that means Jason Momoa (41) will once again make good use of his trident, although we will have to wait until 2022 to appreciate the result.
The Hawaiian actor, who we will also be able to see soon in Dune, rose to world fame in 2011 thanks to Game of Thrones and his role as Khal Drogo. His appearance in the famous HBO production opposite Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke), although with nuances, was representative enough to attract the attention of the film industry thanks to his 193 centimeters of pure muscle.
15 curious facts about Jason Momoa
From that moment on, his presence on the big screen has progressively increased until reaching the status of celluloid star, although his profile is far from the typical movie celebrity and he is a character with many edges that departs a bit from the usual canons.
1. White lies
He inflated his resume to land a role in The Baywatch, which in the end would be his first big television role. To date he had worked as a model
2. TV actor
For a few years he had to focus on modest television productions and before making the great leap to the cinema we could also see him in other series such as North Shore O Stargate Atlantis.
As the actor himself has recognized, immediately after playing Karl Drogo in Game of Thrones he felt typecast and had a hard time finding new projects, if we do not take into account having Conan the Barbarian, which was released practically simultaneously to the series.
The Hawaiian also commented at the time that he had a difficult time due to lack of work. “We were starving after ‘Game of Thrones’. I couldn’t get a job. It’s quite a challenge when you have babies and are totally in debt” , assured in EW.
5. Lisa Bonet
Jason Momoa is married to Lisa Bonet, Lenny Kravitz’s ex, famous for her role in ‘The Bill Cosby Hour’ and 12 years older than him. He was always clear that he wanted to end the actress. The couple has two children.
6. Ama a Lenny Kravitz
Precisely her relationship with the musician is magnificent as both have repeatedly confirmed. “As for Jason? Literally the moment we met, we thought, ‘Oh yeah. I love this guy, ‘”Lenny Kravitz recently noted.
7. His famous stepdaughter
The same goes for her stepdaughter, actress Zoe Kravitz, who we’ve seen in some iconic ad campaigns and who will be the new Catwoman.
8. In love with a beer
He loves Guiness beer and always enjoys a good pint even though he is aware of the calories it brings.
9. The origin of your scar
In 2008 they stamped a bottle in a Hollywood bar and had to give him 140 points. Hence the scar on his eyebrow. Since then he has led a calmer life.
10. Guitar collector
He likes to play the guitar and has a large collection. He is a fan of groups like Metallica or Guns and Roses and of music in general, so he can be seen regularly at a concert.
11. Proud producer
In 2010 he created a production company called ‘Pride of Gypsies’ with which he is very involved and has carried out several projects.
12. Passion for Harley
One of his passions are motorcycles. It is not surprising that he shares a snapshot on two wheels in his profiles. In fact, he likes them so much that he made a motorcycle with his children. A Harley. Little joke.
13. Doesn’t like the gym
On many occasions he has commented that he does not like the gym. “Sometimes I find it very tedious to exercise in a gym. It is monotonous and you can get stuck in a rut. I get bored, so I do a lot of other types of activities, ”he says.
14. Amazing skills
Among those activities that he enjoys, especially in the open air, stands out surfing, climbing … and throwing axes, a skill that he has publicly demonstrated on more than one occasion.
15. Man in pink
It also collaborates with several fashion brands and has designed its own garments supporting local commerce or respectful of the environment and animals. It is not surprising to see him wearing clothes in different shades of pink. He loves it.