An American actor, model, director, and producer Jason Momoa is best known for his roles as Ronon Dex on the sci-fi TV series Stargate Atlantis, as Khal Drogo in the Game of Thrones, and as a Ramapough Mountain Indian Phillip Kopus on TV series The Red Road. Momoa’s net worth is about $4 million as of 2016.
Jason Momoa was born on August 1, 1979 in Honolulu, Hawaii, as an only child and raised in Iowa by his mother. He studied marine biology and wildlife biology, but he didn’t complete his college degree and moved back to the Hawaiian Islands because of his family. When he was young, he traveled a lot, interested in learning pastel painting in Paris and oriental teachings in Tibet.
Jason was discovered by designer Takeo Kobayashi and started a modeling career in 1998. A year later, he won Hawaii’s Model of the Year. He appeared as a cast in Baywatch Hawaii for two years. After that experience, he got more roles in TV series and movies. That’s when his net worth started to grow.
In 2005, he met actress Lisa Bonet after introducing by mutual friends and they married two years later in 2007. They have two children together, daughter Lola Iolani Momoa and son Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa. In 2008, Jason had an accident, when he was slashed in the face with a broken beer glass and had a reconstructive surgery. Still, the scar is visible yet gives unique character to some of his roles.