Jason Momoa has been in a few starring roles now where his eye color was changed. Notably, in the television series, Frontier and another television series, See. As his eye color was adapted to fit the role, many of his fans have been wondering what color his eyes really are.
Jason Momoa has green eyes. Despite his eyes sometimes being changed to fit a role, Momoa’s eyes are in fact green. He seems to have inherited them from his mother as his father has brown eyes.
Continue reading to find out why Jason Momoa’s eyes had to be changed for certain roles and what color eyes the rest of his family has.
Jason Momoa’s Family
Jason Momoa’s father, Joseph Momoa is of Samoan and Hawaiian ancestry. His mother, Coni Lemke, is of German, Irish and Native American descent.
Likely due to her German and Irish descent, Momoa’s mother has green eyes. This is where Momoa inherited his eye color from as his father has brown eyes.
Jason Momoa also has children of his own with his wife Lisa Bonet. The two were only recently married in 2017, but were together for 12 years prior.
The couple have two children together. A daughter, Lola Iolani Momoa, and a son, Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa. Momoa also has a step-daughter, Zoe Kravitz, from Bonet’s previous marriage to Lennny Kravitz.
Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet both have dark brown eyes, so Zoe’s eyes are the same color. Momoa’s daughter, Lola, seems to have inherited her eye color from both parents as her eyes are light-brown/hazel. His son, however, has the same green color eyes as Momoa.
Jason Momoa’s Eyes in Roles
Jason Momoa first gained popularity for his role as the character Khal Drogo in the television series Game of Thrones in 2011. But more recently, he landed the role of a superhero named Aquaman.
He first debuted as Aquaman in 2016 in the film Batman Versus Superman: Dawn of Justice. Then again in Justice League in 2017 and finally a starring role in 2018 in Aquaman which told the character’s backstory.
Some people were upset when Momoa was cast as Aquaman because he did not fit the image of the original Aquaman.
In the comic books, the Aquaman character is blonde with blue eyes. This is why some fans of the comic books were upset with Momoa’s casting originally, but most people seemed to warm up to Momoa when they saw him in costume.
In the series, Jason Momoa’s character, Declan Harp, is half Irish and half Cree Native-Candian who is trying to abolish the Hudson Bay Company’s monopoly on the Canadian fur trade. His character is also blind in his left eye.
To show this, producers edited one of Momoa’s eyes to be light blue. This led many fans to believe Momoa had two different colored eyes, but they were just edited.
The most recent television show Momoa was in is called See. It is an Apple TV+ science fiction television show set in the future, where the entire human race has lost the sense of sight.
As all of the characters, except for two babies, are blind, producers changed their eye color to be light blue/milky white. This again led some fans to believe Momoa was blind as he played the character so well.
So, despite his eyes sometimes being edited for roles, Jason Momoa does have green eyes.