Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa is the son of Hollywood actor Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet. There is an interesting story behind his long name. Apart from the fact that Hawaiian names are usually long, the horrible weather conditions that prevailed on the day he was born were also responsible for his long name. The night he was born was dark and stormy, and that is what his name suggests. However, Nakoa’a long name left Jason and Lisa’s fans wondering if it would fit in any official document. Born to a celebrity couple, Nakoa has been under the spotlight since he was born. His adorable and charming looks that he has inherited from his father also make him one of the favorite subjects of the paparazzi. Nakoa has an elder sister and a half-sister.
Who is Jason Momoa, father of Nakoa-Wolf
Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa is an American actor, model, and producer, who rose to fame with his long-running roles in the television series Baywatch Hawaii and Stargate: Atlantis. His performance as Khal Drogo in the TV series Game of Thrones further increased his popularity and took his career to the next level, drawing the attention of producers and mainstream audiences. He began his career as a model before venturing into acting. He was discovered by international fashion designer Takeo, who encouraged him to pursue a modelling career.
Due to his good looks and attractive physique, he was soon at the peak of his modeling career and was also named Hawaii’s Model of the Year. He walked the ramp at several prestigious fashion shows prior to taking up acting roles. In acting, his title role in the film Conan the Barbarian opened doors for more film roles, making him a busy actor. In 1999, he bagged a lead role in Baywatch Hawaii, which he earned after beating about thousand other actors who had auditioned for the role. After the show ended in 2001, Momoa took a break from work to travel the world. It was during this time that he discovered Buddhism on a trip to Tibet. He eventually returned to the world of acting and is currently busy with his upcoming projects.
What is the meaning of Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa’s name?
Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa was born on a dark and stromy night and that is what his name suggests. His first name, Nakoa, is a Hawaiian term meaning warrior. Similarly, the first middle name, Manakauapo, is a combination of three powerful Hawaiian terms: Mana, which means strength or spirit, Kaua, means rain, which reflects the weather of the day he was born, and Po means dark. His middle name Namakaeha, which he shares with his father, is a Hawaiian name that means all-knowing eyes.
Nakoa’s father, Jason Momoa, started dating actor Lisa Bonet in 2005. They met through a group of mutual friends. It was initially reported that they had married on November 15, 2007. However, they were not legally married until October 2017. The legal marriage, too, was a low-key affair and was held in Topanga, California.
His mother named him Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa. His first name, Nakoa, is a Hawaiian term meaning warrior. Similarly, the first middle name, Manakauapo, is a combination of three powerful Hawaiian terms: Mana, which means strength or spirit, Kaua, means rain, which reflects the weather of the day he was born, and Po means dark. His middle name, Namakaeha, which he shares with his father, is a Hawaiian name that means all-knowing eyes. Nakoa’s mother once stated on social media that she had always wanted her son’s first name to be ‘Nakoa’ and that his first and middle names were suggested by his father.
Nakoa has an elder sister named Lola Iolani Momoa. She is a year older than him. Nakoa also has a half-sister named Zoe Kravitz. She is the daughter of Lisa and her former husband, Lenny Kravitz.
Like his father, Nakoa sports long hair. This makes him irresistibly charming. He loves spending time with his siblings.
Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa’s parents announced the news of their separation through a social media post in January 2022.