20 Things We Didn't Know About Jason Momoa And Lisa Bonet

Jason Momoa is fast becoming one of the biggest stars in Hollywood, thanks to his lead role in the massive box office hit, Aquaman. Sure, a lot of his fans still love him for his role in Games of Throne, but it’s his portrayal as the new king of the underwater world that is making waves. Plus, he’s got a ton of female fans from both sides of the pond. Jason Momoa is the new Hollywood action movie star and trust us, no one is complaining about it.

With that being said, there really isn’t much that we know about Jason’s life with his wife, Lisa Bonet. Yes, we know that they are a great twosome with an adorable family, but they aren’t like the other celebrity couples out there. They value their privacy and despite their fame and fortune, try to stay as grounded as possible, too. If there are two things that we definitely know about Jason, it’s that he is incredibly proud of his roots and of course, the family he’s built with Lisa. Here are 20 things we probably didn’t know about Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet. Check our list below and let us know what you think!

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20 They Aren’t Shy On Social Media

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There are a lot of Hollywood moms and dads who like to separate their public lives from their personal lives. And as a result, they are adamant about not showing their children’s faces on social media. But as anyone who has been following Jason Momoa on social media may know, they are not like that. Jason loves to share photos of his kids. He also got very emotional (and even shed some tears) performing The Haka dance with his children during the premiere of his blockbuster hit Aquaman in Honolulu, Hawaii. The video has since gone viral on all social media platforms.

19 Jason Gets Along with Lenny Kravitz

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Jason Momoa is the kind of guy that gets along with everyone and is willing to give most people in his life a chance. As a matter of fact, he and Lisa Bonet’s ex, Lenny Kravitz, get along so well that they often pose in photos together. If you didn’t know otherwise, you’d think that the two men share a very special friendship or bond, because that’s how close they look. Of course, they also have in common that they both love or loved Lisa very much! You can definitely tell that the love is still there, and among all three of them, too.

18 They’ve Been Together For Over A Decade

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A lot of Hollywood romances and marriages tend to fizzle out pretty quickly in the entertainment world. There are very few that make it past the one decade mark, with Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet being the lucky ones. They are as strong today as they were ten years ago. Speaking about how Lisa loves his long hair, Jason said (via E! News): “My wife would leave me if I cut my hair, so I just don’t cut my hair. I am not cutting my hair for a while, I will tell you that much. I am going to be playing this guy [Aquaman] for a while and I don’t want to wear a wig. I think we are good for the next two years.”

17 Jason Values Lisa As A Mother

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Jason Momoa might forever be known as Aquaman (which has been his biggest role to date, by the way), but he takes fatherhood very seriously. What’s more, he also has nothing but strong words of praise for his wife Lisa Bonet and her role as a mother to their two small children, too. In other words, he appreciates her loving their children. Jason told People Magazine, “My wife is amazing. Her ultimate art form is being a phenomenal mother. We are a perfect fit. Not a lot of people know how absolutely hysterical she is. She makes me laugh and is just really quirky.”

16 He Sees His Family As A Little Team Of His Own

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We have a feeling that no one is going to object to this. While it doesn’t look like more children are in the cards for Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet, the actor has joked that he is looking to build a little Momoa Army in the future. And by all means, if that’s what is in the cards for them, then go for it! Jason has an interesting vision for his family. Jason told Men’s Journal: “If I see something I love, I want to learn everything about it. There are just so many things I want to do in this life, from writing to music to designing to activism. I actually need more people to help me. I’m slowly building a little army.”

15 They Have A Normal Marriage

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Believe it or not, Jason and Lisa have a very normal marriage. They admit that it wasn’t always perfect, too. The actor also says that their relationship has gone through a lot of work in the past 12 years. Jason revealed to Men’s Journal: “I get in trouble just like any other dumb male. We love each other, have an amazing family together, but a relationship is work. That poor woman met me when I was 26. I was a maniac. I wanted to do all of these things, but I didn’t have an outlet, [...]. She’s stuck with me through too many me’s.”

14 Putting Their Family On The Red Carpet

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There are a lot of Hollywood families who like to keep their kids out of the spotlight, but Jason and Lisa aren’t like that at all. In fact, they know that being public figures comes with the territory in Hollywood, and that’s why they don’t mind putting their kids on the red carpet during their Los Angeles movie premieres. Jason once said (via People Magazine): “My kids are always like, ‘Why do people always want to take pictures with you?’ and I’m like, ‘Because I’m your Dada, and you’re my daughter. That’s why.’ It’s definitely mostly because of Game of Thrones.”

13 They Spend Their Time Outdoors

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If there is one thing that Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet do for their children, it’s to make sure that they are always connected with Mother Nature and the great outdoors. That’s why they spend as much of their time as possible being outside, learning about nature, and of course, bonding as a family of four. Thankfully, their kids aren’t addicted to screens because they don’t have any at home! Jason once said (via Brainy Quotes): “We don’t own a television set at home. Our kids are always outdoors. I grew up being an artist, but also rock-climbing and traveling the world and teaching my kids.”

12 Lisa’s Proudest Moment As A Mom Was When Nakoa-Wolf Knew The Point Of Life Is To Protect Mother Earth

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While Lisa might not be working in Hollywood as much as she used to, the beautiful actress says that she has a much more important role in her life: that as a mother to her two small children, Lola and Nakoa-Wolf, along with her daughter Zoe, who she shares with her ex Lenny Kravitz. Lisa once told Porter Edit Magazine, “One of my proudest moments as a mom was when someone asked Nakoa-Wolf, ‘Well, what is life for?’ and he said, without missing a beat, ‘To protect Mother Earth, of course. But God also wants to play with Mother Earth.’ I just thought: my work is done!”

11 Lisa’s Own Childhood Experiences As The Black Sheep Of The Family

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Even though Lisa Bonet was once a childhood star thanks to her role on The Cosby Show, she admits that her childhood wasn’t always easy. Because she came from a mixed-race family, she had a hard time fitting in on both sides of her family. As a matter of fact, Lisa says that her mother’s family wasn’t too happy with the fact that she married the man she fell in love with. There was a huge falling out and Lisa often felt like an outsider because of it. Lisa once said in a previous interview, “I was literally the black sheep of the family, and there were definitely moments of discomfort while my grandmother was working through her racism.”

10 Family Before Career

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Jason admits that he’s not in the kind of position in which he can choose whatever film roles or projects that suit him the best. Instead, he’s grateful for the work that he gets and the fact that he is even in Hollywood, to begin with. With that being said, he always keeps his family in mind whenever he makes decisions that are related to his career. His wife and kids come first. Jason honestly once said, “I haven't been an actor who's been able to pick and choose roles, and being a family man, it's been about putting food on the table.”

9 Jason’s Marriage Advice Is To Hold A Woman The Way She Wants To Be Held

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From the outside, it really does look like Jason Moma and Lisa Bonet have a perfect kind of marriage. But as many people will tell you, no marriage is perfect. They might be rock solid, but from time to time you will find little cracks and creases in it. Nevertheless, Jason once gave his marriage advice to his fans, and it’s something that a lot of people can definitely agree to. Jason once said (via People Magazine): “I think a man needs to be a man. To hold a woman the way she wants to be held. Just do whatever your woman wants, and you'll be fine.”

8 He Takes Family Traditions And His Hawaiian Roots Seriously

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Jason Momoa is big on family traditions. He’s really proud of where he comes from and he talks about it in a lot of his interviews with the media. He has strong roots from Hawaii and takes a lot of Hawaiian traditions very seriously. Just recently he talked about The Haka, which is a ceremonial dance or a challenge in Maori culture. It consists of vigorous movements and stamping of the feet with rhythmically shouted accompaniment, according to the actor. Jason said, “I'm half Hawaiian and the haka is a very sacred thing, something your family teaches you - my father taught me.”

7 They Are A DC Comics Family

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Jason’s family is also very proud of the actor and the big Hollywood star that he has become today. As a matter of fact, everyone in his family are huge DC comic fans. And while Jason will now forever be known as the on-screen Aquaman, it’s interesting how his kids don’t cite the superhero figure as their favorite. At least, not yet. Give it a little time and we are sure that is going to change. Jason once said, “I'm a Batman fan from Day 1. My daughter's favorite is Wonder Woman, and my son loves The Flash, Cyborg, and Superman.”

6 Jason Is Fiercely Protective Of His Family

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This shouldn’t really surprise anyone, but Jason Momoa is fiercely protective of his family. There’s nothing that matters more to him in his life, and it’s not something that he keeps a secret. He will protect his parents, his wife, and his kids with his life. In other words, he’s an action hero, both on and off screen. Jason once said (via Brainy Quotes): “I'm a father, a son, and a grandson, and if anyone messed with my wife, mom, or grandmother, and if the law didn't care about it, what would I do? Would I be defined by that action?”

5 Jason’s A Different Person Behind The Scenes

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Just like with so many other Hollywood actors, with Jason, it’s not always what you see is what you get. In fact, the handsome husband, and father, has admitted that he’s two different people, depending on who he is with. He can be incredibly nice and accommodating with his friends and fans, but when it comes to his family, he’s different. He doesn’t like it when the paparazzi try to get too close to his personal bubble. Jason admitted, “When I'm by myself, I'm really cool and nice to everyone, but then the whole paparazzi thing? If you see me with my kids, I change.”

4 Lisa’s Love For Yoga

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As many fans already know, Lisa is the kind of mama that would be best described as the organic, natural kind. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone that she loves to stay in tune with her body through yoga. In fact, she’s obsessed with it so much so that she’s trying to get her husband Jason into it, although it’s not always easy. In fact, she’s still working on it. Jason even once said in an interview, “My wife's trying to get me into yoga, and it's gonna take me a while, but eventually I'm gonna have to.”

3 Lisa’s Love For Zoe

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Lisa Bonet has made it no secret that her life has been full of ups and downs. But because she’s a fighter, a believer and a survivor, she’s still here today. Lisa admits that one of the biggest changes of her life occurred to moment she gave birth to her daughter Zoe. In fact, she even credits her for helping her see life in a new, positive light. Lisa once put it this way (via People Magazine): “Having Zoe saved my life. It was my wake-up call. There were so many things I didn't want to pass on to her.”

2 Lisa Wants To Use Her Platform To Make Changes

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Lisa might not be as active in Hollywood as she used to be, but that doesn’t mean that she wants to remain quiet. Sure, she’s not that kind of person who chases the spotlight, but she is someone who knows how to use certain platforms to have her voice heard. And that’s what we plan to do in the future. She still wants to work in the industry. Lisa once said (via Brainy Quotes): “I'm writing a film. With our access to these powerful media, we're going to take over, because it's really [gross] what is put out there now to be consumed.”

1 They Love Each Other, They Love Their Kids, And They All Support Each Other

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While no one knows what is in store for Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet in the future, one thing is for certain: their love is strong. There aren’t many couples in the entertainment industry that last a decade, yet Jason and Lisa have proven that they are in it to win it, so to speak. Not only do they love each other and their kids, but they also support one another in their projects and their careers. Jason and Lisa are as real as it gets and we have a feeling that we will be seeing much more of them in the future.

source: the hollywood reporter, brainy quotes, people magazine, variety, us weekly, etonline.com

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