Djimon Hounsou – American Actor

Published Date   14th Feb. 2019, 10:54 am
Djimon Hounsou – American Actor
Quick Info
Birth Name: Djimon Gaston Hounsou
Birth Place: Cotonou, Dahomey
Birth Sign: Tauraus
Father: Pierre Hounsou
Mother: Albertine Hounsou
Height: 6 feet 1 inches
Weight: 90 kg
Ethnicity: Afro American
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Date of Birth: 24/04/1964
Age: 60 years old
Nationality: Beninois
Net Worth: $12 million
Children: Kenzo Lee Hounsou

Djimon Hounsou is a Beninese American actor, dancer, and model. He has a net worth of $12 million. He is known for his roles in blockbuster such as Gladiator, Blood Diamond, Guardian of the Galaxy, Furious 7, Aquaman and several more.

Hounsou has been nominated for several awards including Guild and Academy award. He was previously in a relationship with Kimora Lee Simmons. She is an American Fashion designer and has a son, Kenzo Lee with him.

Net Worth and Earnings

Djimon Hounsou’s net worth is $12 million, His source of earning comes mostly from his career as an outstanding and successful professional actor.

He acted alongside Jason Momoa, Nicole Kidman as well as Patrick Wilson who has also accumulated a net worth of $10 million.  Djimon was part of the DC superhero movie, Aquaman which proved to be one of the most commercially successful movies in 2019. The movie went to earn $3 billion worldwide.

Similarly, his other movie, Marvel comics movie, Guardian of the Galaxy earned over $770 million worldwide. So, it is estimated that he earned quite a decent amount of salary from the above-mentioned movies that he has been featured in.

Moreover, Hounsou also became a model for the famous men underwear line, Calvin Kein in 2007. So, it comes as a no surprise, the talented actor is enjoying a happy and glamorous life.

Early Life and Family

Djimon Gaston Hounsou was born on April 24, 1964, to African parents. He is the son of Albertine and Pierre Hounsou who is a cook by profession.

While there is no information concerning his educational background. However, he is a high school dropout. He had a tough upbringing as he was raised without his parents. Hounsou moved to France along with his brother at the age of 12.

Djimon Hounsou Net Worth

Djimon Hounsou, an actor, and model, has a net worth of $12 million. Image Source: BiznisAfrica

Before pursuing his career at acting, the talented actor, Hounsou was a model. He modeled mostly in France from 1987 before migrating to the USA IN 1990.

Personal Life and Relationship

Moving towards his relationship status, Djimon Hounsou is currently single. He was previously in a relationship with his girlfriend, Kimora Lee Simmons in 2007. Even though the duo were not officially married. The couple lived like a married couple.

They even conducted a traditional commitment ceremony in Hounsou’s home nation. The couple was also blessed with a son, Kenzo Lee. Their relationship came to end in 2012. The reason for their split was due to Hounsou’s affairs with Kola Boof who is an author by profession.


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Furthermore, Hounsou has been romantically linked with several women in the past. He once dated Debbie Allen and Cameron Diaz. As of 2019, according to our records, the star actor, Djimon Hounsou is possibly single and is living a happy life with his son, Kenzo Lee.

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