Jason Momoa was 'in debt and starving' after making 'Game of Thrones'

Jason Momoa was 'in debt and starving' after making 'Game of Thrones'

Momoa played Khal Drogo during the first season of which aired in 2011 but he was killed off in the season and couldn't book a role.

"I could not get work".

The Aquaman star, in an interview to InStyle magazine, said he was "completely in debt" after starring on the HBO show as he could not get any other work.

Based on author George RR Martin's award winning series of novels, Game Of Thrones quickly developed a huge following during an eight season run, making household names of regular cast-members Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke.

Jason Momoa's muscle-bound warrior Khal Drogo may have been one of the most iconic figures in the HBO series of Game of Thrones, but behind the scenes he was "in debt and starving".

The actor though got overnight fame after he featured in the titular role in "Aquaman" which released in 2018.

"I meanwe were hungry after Game of Thrones." . This is a combined net worth with his wife Lisa Bonet with whom he has two children.

Momoa is married to Lisa Bonet, who starred in "The Cosby Show".

During the interview, Jason admitted he was left in disbelief at how far he has accomplished when he watched "Dune" trailer for the first time. Following Game Of Thrones, Jason Momoa also featured in shows such as The Red Road and Drunk History.

Aquaman star Jason Momoa is arguably one of Tinseltown's biggest and hottest stars today but as insane as it may sound, things weren't always that easy for him even after he became an overnight sensation following Game of Thrones. "I'm amping myself up all day long, and then my nervous system doesn't know that I'm not lopping people's heads off", he says.

'It was 'Josh Brolin, Jason Momoa, Javier Bardem, ' and I'm just like, "Oh my god". Momoa will be staying busy with reprising his lead role in season 2 of Apple TV+'s See, as well as Denis Villeneuve's upcoming film Dune.

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