Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa is an American actor, model, and producer, born on August 1, 1979

His portrayal of Khal Drogo in the H.B.O. series “Game of Thrones” boosted his reputation and propelled his career forward

Momoa was born in Honolulu and raised by his mother in Norwalk, Lowa. Momoa returned to Hawaii after graduating high school

Momoa earned ‘Hawaii’s Model of the Year’ and walked the catwalk for Louis Vuitton at the Governor’s Fashion Show in 1999, thanks to his attractive looks 

Momoa then shifted his attention to acting, and in 1999, he auditioned for the lead role on the international hit T.V. show “Baywatch.”

He was selected from over 1,000 other performers for the character of Jason Loane, which he played for two seasons

After the show ended in 2001, Momoa spent a lot of time traveling worldwide, including a journey to Tibet, where he discovered Buddhism

Momoa was said to have married actress Lisa Bonet in 2007, yet the couple didn’t marry until October 2017