Jason Momoa Net Worth

Net Worth

What is Jason Momoa’s net worth and salary?

Jason Momoa is an American actor, model, director, writer, and producer who has a net worth of $25 million. Although Momoa first gained recognition for his role as Khal Drogo in HBO’s Game of Thrones, he is probably best known today for his role as Aquaman in the DC Extended Universe. Outside of these two major roles, Jason has appeared in a number of different film and television projects.


Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa was born on August 1, 1979 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was raised as an only child by his painter father and photographer mother. He has Hawaiian ancestry on his father’s side and European heritage on his mother’s side.


Jason Momoa started his career as a model and was discovered at the age of 19 by a number of well-known designers. In 1999, he started his acting career and took on the role of Jason Ioane in the series “Baywatch Hawaii”. Before taking on the role, he worked part-time in a surf shop. He went on to have a string of roles in the early 2000s on the TV series “North Shore” and the movie “Johnson Family Vacation.”

In 2005, Momoa booked one of his most memorable early roles as Ronon Dex in the series “Stargate Atlantis”. He appeared in this show until 2009. In the same year, he appeared in four episodes of “The Game”. In 2011, he starred as the main antagonist in the reboot of the 80s classic Conan the Barbarian. After having the ability to play a war in this film, Momoa had the chance to audition for the role of Khal Drogo in the HBO series “Game of Thrones”. When he filmed his audition tape, he performed the Haka, in a war made famous by Maori. She booked her role and gained widespread recognition in the hit series. His character was killed off in 2012.

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In 2014, he co-wrote and directed “Road to Paloma,” a film that premiered at the Sarasota Film Festival. It also had a limited theatrical release. Continuing his film career, Momoa appeared in the dark comedy Sugar Mountain later that year. He then returned to television with a year-long role as an Indian on “The Red Road”. 2014 proved to be a busy and successful year for Jason, he ended by landing the role of Aquaman in the DC Extended Universe. However, it wasn’t until the release of “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” in 2016 that he first appeared as Aquaman on the big screen – and that was just a cameo. He ended 2014 with roles in movies like ‘Wolves’ and ‘Debug’.

In 2015, he announced that he had joined the cast of two films: ‘The Bad Batch’ and ‘Braven’. He played a much bigger role as Aquaman in the 2017 sequel ‘Justice League’. He was also able to reprise his role through voice acting with 2019’s The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part. In 2017, it was announced that Jason would play a lead role in the upcoming Just Cause film franchise. which is based on the video game series. In 2018, Momoa joined the cast of Apple’s new series ‘See’. In 2019, it was announced that Jason had booked the role of Duncan Idaho in Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi epic Dune.

Aquaman salary and earnings

For the first Aquaman movie, Jason Momoa earned $3 million. Upon the massive box office success of the first film, Jason was able to negotiate a massive raise for the sequel. He eventually received $15 million for the second installment.

Brand support

In 2020, Momoa appeared in a Super Bowl commercial for Rocket Mortgage. That year, he also helped promote Ozzy Osbourne’s new album Ordinary Man, appearing in a teaser for the track “Scary Little Green Men”.


Jason Momoa started dating Lisa Bonet in 2005. Bonet is famous for her role in the legendary sitcom ‘The Cosby Show’ where she played the role of Denise Huxtable. Some media sources falsely reported that the couple had been married since 2007, but this was not the case. In fact, Momoa and Bonet didn’t get legally married until 2017. After becoming Lisa Bonet’s legal husband, Jason became the stepfather of Zoe Kravitz, Bonet’s former child with singer Lenny Kravitz. In 2007, Bonet and Momoa welcomed their first child together. The following year, they had a second child together. Unfortunately, in January 2022, Jason and Lisa announced that they were divorcing.

Special skills

Jason Momoa started his martial arts training back in 2005 when he booked the role of Ronon Dex in “Stargate Atlantis”. Later, Jason took up Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in 2017. To give a war cry in the “See” series, he also received special training from Oli Peters, the lead singer of a death metal band called Archspire.

Personal interests

Jason Momoa is an avid fan of all types of heavy metal music. He once revealed that he uses certain heavy metal songs as inspiration when creating characters. One of his favorite bands is Archspire, and the members of this band performed in the series “See” at Momoa’s invitation. Jason is also a tattoo enthusiast and has a tattoo dedicated to his “aumakua”, which is a deified ancestor in Hawaiian tradition. This tattoo takes up a large part of his left arm.

Assault in 2008

In 2008, Jason Momoa was the victim of an attack in Los Angeles. The incident took place at a tavern called the Birds Cafe, and Jason was cut across the face with a broken beer mug. The attack left him with a visible scar and required 140 stitches. Momoa also underwent facial reconstruction surgery and his face is visibly different on screen because of the attack. The man who attacked him was sentenced to five years in prison for the crime.

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