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Coni Momoa's Visual Poetry: Exploring the World Through the Eyes of Jason Momoa's Mom

Published Mon Jan 22 2024 By Marie
Coni Momoa's Visual Poetry: Exploring the World Through the Eyes of Jason Momoa's Mom

Coni Momoa is the mother of actor Jason Momoa. A talented photographer and painter, Coni Momoa boasts a heritage that includes Irish, German, and Native American roots. 

At 72 years old, she has become a source of inspiration for her son, who often refers to her as his "superhero." Coni Momoa's life took a turn in the 1970s when she met Joseph Momoa in Hawaii. Let’s learn more about Coni’s life.

Coni Momoa Wiki/Bio 

Coni was born on March 28, 1951, in Norwalk, Iowa, USA, to Delanie William Lemke and Mabel L. Hoult. As of 2022, she is 71 years old and hails from a diverse ethnic background with Native American, German, and Irish ancestry.

Coni Momoa, mother of Jason Momoa, is a talented photographer.
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 Despite her mixed heritage, Coni has maintained a private life, revealing little about herself. One of the few known aspects is her profession as a well-regarded photographer.

Coni Momoa’s Net Worth

At the time of writing, there is insufficient information available to determine Coni's net worth. However, it can be presumed that she is currently enjoying the fruits of her son Jason's successful career. 

Jason, primarily known as an actor, has accumulated the majority of his wealth through his profession, boasting an estimated net worth of $25 million. His breakthrough role as Khal Drago in the HBO series Game of Thrones catapulted him to fame in the entertainment industry.

Coni Momoa’s Career 

Coni Momoa is renowned for her work as a photographer and is notably recognized as the mother of the acclaimed actor Jason Momoa. Jason's acting career began with his debut role as JasonLoane in Baywatch Hawaii, followed by Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding. He further gained prominence as Frankie Seau in the Fox soap opera North Shore and portrayed the military expert "Ronon Dex" in the science fiction series Stargate Atlantis from 2005 to 2009.

Coni with her son, Jason.
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His breakthrough came with the role of "Khal Drogo" in the HBO fantasy-drama series Game of Thrones. Jason Momoa's television career includes roles in series such as The Red Road, The Game, and Drunk History. Currently, he stars as "Declan Harp" in the historical drama series Frontier on Netflix, starting in 2016.

In the film industry, Jason's debut was in Johnson Family Vacation, playing alongside Cedric the Entertainer. He took on the lead role in Conan the Barbarian and had notable roles in films like Bullet to the Head with Sylvester Stallone, Wolves alongside Lucas Till, and Once Upon a Time in Venice with Bruce Willis. Additionally, he co-wrote, directed, and starred in the drama thriller Road to Paloma (2014).

Jason Momoa also made a small appearance in Zack Snyder’s Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) and gained widespread acclaim for his portrayal of Arthur Curry in the 2018 hit movie Aquaman. His involvement in superhero films extends to Justice League (2017) and Braven (2017).

Recognizing his talents, Momoa received the "Hawaii’s Model of the Year" award, leading to his opportunity to host the Miss Teen Hawaii contest at the age of 19. In 2011, he won the CinemaCon Awards as a Male Rising Star for his performances in Conan the Barbarian and Game of Thrones. Additionally, he has been nominated for the Scream Awards as Best Ensemble for Game of Thrones and received a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for Frontier.

Coni Momoa’s Son, Jason Momoa

Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa, born on August 1, 1979, in Honolulu, Hawaii, is an American actor known for his diverse roles in television and film. Beginning with his debut as Jason Ioane in Baywatch: Hawaii (1999–2001), he went on to portray Ronon Dex in Stargate Atlantis (2005–2009) and Khal Drogo in Game of Thrones (2011–2012). Momoa starred in Frontier (2016–2018) and See (2019–2022) and gained international fame as Aquaman in the DC Extended Universe, featuring in Aquaman (2018) and its sequel Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom (2023).

Jason Momoa with his family, during the promotion of Aquaman.
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Born to Coni (Lemke), a photographer, and Joseph Momoa, a painter, Jason moved to Iowa after his parents' divorce. He graduated from Norwalk High School and attended the University of Hawaii. His career includes notable roles in films such as Conan the Barbarian (2011), Dune (2021), and Fast X (2023). Momoa is also recognized for his diverse talents, co-writing and directing the film Road to Paloma (2014). He has received awards for his performances, including a CinemaCon Male Rising Star award.

In his personal life, Momoa's relationships include engagements with Simmone Jade Mackinnon and later marrying Lisa Bonet in 2017. They have two children. Momoa is a martial arts practitioner, a fan of heavy metal music, and actively involved in environmental and cultural causes. He sustained a facial scar in a 2008 altercation, becoming a distinctive feature in his later work.

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