He is identified for portraying burly superheroes in Hollywood blockbusters, however “Aquaman” Jason Momoa desires followers to know that in actual life, he is only a simple-minded Midwestern child at coronary heart.
The 41-year-old actor, whose resume contains the roles of Khal Drogo in “Game of Thrones” and Conan the Barbarian, covers the newest situation of Males’s Well being, the place he discusses his life earlier than fame and an timeless love for his household.
Regardless of his fame and success in showbusiness, Momoa admitted there’s probably not something too “Hollywood” about him aside from it is the place he makes his dwelling.
“Despite the fact that I work in Hollywood, I am 100% roots Midwest,” Momoa told the magazine.
The actor was born in Hawaii, the place his father nonetheless lives, however grew up within the city of Norwalk, Iowa along with his single mom. It was there he developed a keenness for the straightforward issues in life, turning to avenue hockey and mountaineering as hobbies, he stated.
“I work laborious and do not take something with no consideration. I am a giant household man,” he defined.
Momoa is married to Lisa Bonet, Zoe Kravitz’s mom and former spouse of Lenny Kravitz. He and Bonet share son Nakoa-Wolf, 11, and daughter Lola, 13. Momoa can be near Zoe, 31.
It seems his easy childhood roots have carried over to his circle of relatives and the way he raises his children. The outlet reviews there isn’t a tv in his home, his children are cell phone-free, and he is been stunned to witness their “love” of studying. Their different hobbies embody outside actions, like climbing partitions he is constructed round the home, swimming, skateboarding and climbing.
The actor, who will star as a swordmaster in 2021’s “Dune,” described his spouse because the “refined and good” one among his household, whereas he and his children are “like animals that have to be educated a bit of higher.”
The household has change into nearer than ever as a result of coronavirus pandemic, he stated. However he additionally voiced his dedication of “making an attempt to get higher as a father and a husband.”
The self-proclaimed “household man” additionally touched on his acting career and what he desires to do subsequent. Whereas his muscular physique has definitely made him match for his earlier roles in action-packed films, Momoa hinted he’d respect the chance to point out his softer aspect on-camera.
“Romantic-comedy lead, the nerdy finest pal, something,” he stated of roles he’d wish to sort out subsequent. “I’d like to do it, however thus far no one will rent me for it.”