Jason Momoa is an American television and film actor, producer and writer.
He was born on August 1, 1979, in Honolulu, Hawaii, and raised in Norwalk, Iowa by his mother.
Momoa is of Native Hawaiian, Samoan, German, Irish, and Native American ancestry.
He is best known for his roles as the Dothraki warlord Khal Drogo in the television series Game of Thrones (2011–19) and as the title character in Aquaman (2018).
Momoa has a production company called Pride of Gypsies, in which he is expanding his career from actor to filmmaker.
He has directed a couple of short films and is working on his feature film debut Road to Paloma (2014).
Momoa almost quit acting to become a shusher, which is a person who removes people who talk during movies.
Are Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet still together?
Momoa and Lisa Bonet were a Hollywood power couple who announced their split in January 2022 after 16 years together.
The two began dating in 2005 and welcomed their first child, a daughter named Lola, in 2007.
They later had a son named Nakoa-Wolf in 2008, and secretly tied the knot in 2017.
While the couple did not publicly disclose the reason for their split, sources close to them cited differences in their lifestyles and interests as a contributing factor.
Momoa was focused on his career and wanted to travel and adventure more, while Bonet preferred to read, write poetry, and cook at home.
Distance was also a factor, as Momoa’s filming schedule for “Aquaman 2” put additional stress on their relationship.
Momoa and Bonet filed for divorce in December 2021, but kept it private until they announced their split in January 2022.
They released a joint statement on social media, saying that they were parting ways in marriage and sharing the news “so that as we go about our lives we may do so with dignity and honesty”.
Reason behind the split
Momoa and Bonet’s divorce was not publicly disclosed, but sources close to them cited differences in their lifestyles and interests as a contributing factor.
Momoa was focused on his career and wanted to travel and adventure more, while Bonet preferred to read, write poetry and cook at home.
Distance was also a factor, as Momoa’s filming schedule for Aquaman 2 put additional stress on their relationship.
According to an insider, “It’s been difficult for them to be apart. For some people, it might strengthen their marriage. For Lisa and Jason’s marriage, being apart has been a disaster”.
Another source said that the couple had grown apart because of different focuses, with Bonet wanting to stay in LA while Momoa wanted to travel more.
Entertainment Tonight’s source added that distance was a contributing factor in the split.
“Jason and Lisa were struggling in their relationship for quite some time. When Jason was away filming Aquaman 2, their differences and issues were heightened
“He was gone for a while and it definitely put additional stress on their relationship. [They] still have love for each other and respect one another,” the source said.
The news of Momoa and Bonet’s split came as a shock to many fans who had followed their relationship for over a decade.
While some fans were saddened by the news, others expressed their support for the couple during this difficult time.
Many fans expressed their sadness and disbelief at the news of the couple’s split.
Some fans shared their favorite moments of the couple together and expressed their hope that they would reconcile.
One Twitter user wrote, “I can’t believe Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet are getting a divorce. They were the ultimate couple goals. My heart is broken.”
Despite their sadness, many fans also expressed their respect and support for the couple’s decision.
Some fans acknowledged that relationships can be difficult and that it takes courage to end a marriage. One Instagram user wrote;
“I’m so sad to hear about Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet’s split, but I respect their decision. They seem like such kind and genuine people, and I wish them both the best.”
As with any celebrity breakup, there were also some humorous reactions and memes on social media.
Some fans joked about trying to console Momoa during this difficult time, while others shared memes of Momoa’s character from “Aquaman” crying.
One Twitter user wrote, “Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet are getting a divorce? I’m going to need a moment to process this. And by ‘process this,’ I mean console Jason Momoa.”