Celebrating his 38th birthday, these are X fun facts about the sexy Jason Momoa. (Photo: Archive)
His full name is Joseph Jason Namakaeha, and he was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. His father is of native Hawaiian descent. (Photo: Archive)
He was raised by his single mother Coni in Madison County, Iowa. (Photo: Archive)
He began his Hollywood rise to the top as a model. He even won Hawaii’s Model of the Year in 1999. (Photo: Archive)
Jason starred on Baywatch: Hawaii from 1999 to 2001. (Photo: Archive)
His role in Aquaman isn’t too far off. Momoa majored in marine biology in college. (Photo: Archive)
He’s a man of many interest. When he was younger he travelled to France to study pastel painting. He also travelled to Tibet to study Buddhist teachings. (Photo: Archive)
The story behind his iconic scar is that he got in a bar “altercation” in L.A. A man smashed a glass across Jason’s face and he had to get 140 stitches, leaving him with a glaring scar across his left eyebrow. Instead of trying to cover it, Jason embraced his new look and the scar became his signature. (Photo: Archive)
He used to have a full head of dreadlocks, which became a trademark of Jason’s character in Stargate Atlantis. But the weight of his dreads were causing him to have headaches, so he hacked them all off. (Photo: Archive)
For his Game of Thrones Audition, he broke into a Haka, an ancestral intimidating war chant of the Maori people of New Zealand. And thus, Khal Drogo was born! (Photo: Archive)
Momoa directed and co-wrote Road to Paloma (2014), an American drama thriller film. (Photo: Archive)
Jason started dating Lisa Bonet back in 2005. The two married in 2007. She’s 14 years older than him. (Photo: Archive)
Jason’s wife is Lenny Kravitz’ ex-wife, which makes Momoa Zoey Kravitz’ stepfather. (Photo: Archive)
He also has 2 adorable children with Lisa Bonet, Lola Iolani and Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha. (Photo: Instagram)
Jason Momoa’s role as Aquaman was confirmed in October 2014. This marked Aquaman’s theatrical debut. He is also to star in an Aquaman solo movie to be released in 2018. (Photo: Release)
You’ve probably heard a thing or two about Jason Momoa. He stampeded across the screen as the sext Khal Drogo, the Dothraki King in Game of Thrones, and he’s got everyone anticipating Aquaman’s solo film.
But when he’s not rough-loving the mother of dragons or posing topless, what does he do? What is lurking behind that flawless long hair and notorious eyebrow scar? There’s more to Jason Momoa than just his all-around hotness and glorious abs.
Celebrating Jason’s 38
th birthday, here are 15thing you probably didn’t know about DC universe’s next smokin’ superhero.