Jason Momoa

Joseph Momoa was is a famous American actor, that was also born on the island of Hawaii. He is best known for the leading role in the movie Aquaman. He has appeared in the DC Extended Universe films Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), Justice League (2017), and Aquaman (2018).

Before that, Jason Momoa had another interesting roles. He was starred as Khal Drogo in the HBO fantasy drama series Game of Thrones (2011–2012.)

Other roles he played were the role of Ronon Dex in the Syfy science fiction series Stargate Atlantis (2005–2009), Declan Harp in the Discovery Channel historical drama series Frontier (2016–2018), and Baba Voss in the Apple TV+ science fiction series See (2019–present). He will also play Duncan Idaho in Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of the science fiction novel Dune.


Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa was born on August 1, 1979 in Nānākuli, Honolulu, Hawaii. His father was Joseph Momoa, a painter and his mother Coni was a photographer. His father is of Hawaiian ancestry and his mother is of Irish, German, and Native American descent. During his childhood, he was raised by his mother in Norwalk, Iowa.

Other popular persons from Hawaii

Here are some other persons that were born on the island of Hawaii:

Patrick Shin

Soichi Sakamoto