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Djimon Gaston Hounsou is a Beninese-American actor and model.

Djimon Hounsou Age

Hounsou is 37 years old as of 2019, he was born on April 24, 1964, in Cotonou, Benin. He celebrates his birthday on April 24 every year and his birth sign is Taurus.

Djimon Hounsou Height and Weight

Hounsou stands at a height of 6 feet 1.5′ inches (1.867 meters), weighs 198 lbs (90 kg), and has bald head and brown eyes. However, details regarding his other body measurements are currently not publicly available. We will update this section when the information is available.

Djimon Hounsou Education

Hounsou began dating model Kimora Lee Simmons in 2007. Simmons gave birth to their son, Kenzo Lee Hounsou, in 2009. In the summer of 2008, Hounsou and Simmons paid a visit to Hounsou’s family in Benin, where they took part in a traditional commitment ceremony.

They were dressed in traditional attire and used the ceremony, which was held in the presence of Hounsou’s family, to confirm that they were “dedicated to each other 100 percent,” though they stressed that it was not a wedding.

He was billed as Kimora Lee Simmons’ husband in the premiere of her show Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane. Hounsou and Simmons announced their divorce in November 2012, despite the fact that they were never legally married in the United States.

Djimon Hounsou Family, Parents, and Siblings

Hounsou was born in Cotonou, Benin, to Albertine and Pierre Hounsou, a cook. Our efforts to find out more about his family came to no avail as no such information is publicly available. Thus, the identity of Hounsou’s parents is still unclear. He emigrated to Lyon in France at the age of 12 with his brother, Edmond.

Djimon Hounsou Wife

Hounsou began dating model Kimora Lee Simmons in 2007. Simmons gave birth to their son, Kenzo Lee Hounsou, in 2009. In the summer of 2008, Hounsou and Simmons paid a visit to Hounsou’s family in Benin, where they took part in a traditional commitment ceremony.

They were dressed in traditional attire and used the ceremony, which was held in the presence of Hounsou’s family, to confirm that they were “dedicated to each other 100 percent,” though they stressed that it was not a wedding.

He was billed as Kimora Lee Simmons’ husband in the premiere of her show Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane. Hounsou and Simmons announced their divorce in November 2012, despite the fact that they were never legally married in the United States.

Djimon Hounsou Salary

Details about Hounsou’s salary are not yet disclosed. However, information about how much he makes will be updated as soon as it is available.

Djimon Hounsou Net Worth

Hounsou’s net worth is estimated to be between $1 million and $5 million. This includes his assets, money, and income. His primary source of income is his career as an actor and model. Through his various sources of income, Hounsou has been able to accumulate good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.

Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Djimon Hounsou.

Djimon Hounsou Wiki

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  • Full Names: Djimon Gaston Hounsou
  • Popular As: Hounsou
  • Gender: Male
  • Occupation / Profession: Actor and model
  • Nationality: Beninese-American
  • Race / Ethnicity: African-American
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight

Djimon Hounsou Birthday

  • Age / How Old?: 57  (2021)
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • Date of Birth: April 24, 1964
  • Place of Birth: Cotonou, Dahomey (present-day Cotonou, Benin)
  • Birthday: April 24th

Djimon Hounsou Body Measurements

  • Body Measurements: Not Available
  • Height / How Tall?: 6 feet 1.5′ inches (1.867 meters)
  • Weight: 198 lbs (90 kg)
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Hair Color: Bald
  • Shoe Size: Not Available
  • Dress Size: Not Available
  • Chest Size: Not Available
  • Waist Size: Not Available
  • Biceps Size: Not Available

Djimon Hounsou Family and Relationship

  • Father (Dad): Not Known
  • Mother: Not Known
  • Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): Not Known
  • Marital Status: Married or Single
  • Wife/Spouse: Kimora Lee Simmons (2007–2012)
  • Children: 1

Djimon Hounsou Net Worth and Salary

  • Net Worth: $1 million and $5 million
  • Salary: Under Review
  • Source of Income: Actor

Djimon Hounsou Career

Acting

Between 1989 and 1991, Hounsou appeared in the music videos for Paula Abdul’s “Straight Up,” Janet Jackson’s “Love Will Never Do (Without You),” and Madonna’s “Express Yourself.” He also appears in En Vogue’s “Hold On” music video.

Hounsou made his film debut in Sandra Bernhard’s 1990 film Without You I’m Nothing. He appeared on Beverly Hills, 90210, and ER, as well as in Alias as a guest star. In the science fiction film Stargate, he played a larger role.

Hounsou received widespread critical acclaim and a Golden Globe Award nomination for his role as Cinqué in Steven Spielberg’s 1997 film Amistad, and he rose to prominence as Juba in the 2000 film Gladiator.

In 2004, he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in In America, making him the fourth African-American man to receive an Oscar nomination.

He co-starred with Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson in the 2005 film The Island as a mercenary. He received Broadcast Film Critics Association, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Academy Award nominations for his performance in Blood Diamond, which earned him the National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2006.

As Agent Henry Carver in the 2009 science-fiction film Push, Hounsou played a supporting role. He played a French commando in the 2011 film Forces spéciales.

Tim Story, the director, told IGN that if he were to make a third Fantastic Four film, he would cast Djimon Hounsou as Black Panther. Hounsou was announced as the voice of Black Panther in the television series of the same name in November 2008.

He had agreed to play Abdiel in a film adaptation of John Milton’s Paradise Lost alongside Benjamin Walker and Bradley Cooper, but the project was canceled in early February 2012.

In 2013, he co-starred in the comedy film Baggage Claim with Paula Patton. In 2014, he also voiced Drago Blodfist in How to Train Your Dragon 2 and played Korath the Pursuer in the Marvel Studios film Guardians of the Galaxy.

He appeared as a villain in two 2015 films, Seventh Son and Furious 7, the seventh installment of The Fast and the Furious film series, in which he played Mose Jakande, a Nigerian-French mercenary. Hounsou was cast in the second season of the television series Wayward Pines on February 17, 2016. He also appeared in the 2016 film The Legend of Tarzan as Chief Mbonga.

Hounsou joined the DC Extended Universe in July 2018, voicing the Fisherman King Ricou in Aquaman (the character was motion-captured by Andrew Crawford) and replacing Ron Cephas Jones as the Wizard Shazam in Shazam! (2019).

In 2019, he also returned to the role of Korath in the Marvel Studios film Captain Marvel and the animated series What If…? In Shazam!, he will reprise his role as the wizard Shazam. The Gods’ wrath.

Modeling

On 24 February 2007, it was announced that Hounsou would be the new Calvin Klein underwear model. At the time, he was represented by Los Angeles modeling agent Omar Albertto.

Djimon Hounsou Movies and TV Shows

Film

  • 1990 Without You I’m Nothing
  • 1992 Unlawful Entry
  • 1993 Killing Zoe
  • 1994 Stargate
  • 1997 Ill Gotten Gains
    Amistad
  • 1998 Deep Rising
  • 2000 Gladiator
  • 2002 Le Boulet
    The Four Feathers
  • 2003 In America
    Biker Boyz
    Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life
  • 2004 Blueberry
  • 2005 Constantine
    Beauty Shop
    The Island
  • 2006 Blood Diamond
    Eragon
  • 2008 Never Back Down
  • 2009 Push
  • 2010 The Tempest
  • 2011 Elephant White
    Special Forces
  • 2013 Baggage Claim
  • 2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2
    Guardians of the Galaxy
    Seventh Son
  • 2015 Furious 7
    The Vatican Tapes
    Air
  • 2016 The Legend of Tarzan
  • 2017 The Fate of the Furious
    King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
    Same Kind of Different as Me
  • 2018 Aquaman
    In Search of Voodoo: Roots to Heaven
  • 2019 Serenity
    Captain Marvel
    Shazam!
    Charlie’s Angels
  • 2021 A Quiet Place Part II
    The King’s Man
    Blazing Samurai
  • 2023 Shazam! Fury of the Gods
    Marriage

Television

  • 1990 Beverly Hills, 90210
  • 1999 ER
  • 2000 The Wild Thornberrys
  • 2001 Soul Food
  • 2003–2004 Alias
  • 2010 Black Panther
  • 2016 Wayward Pines
  • 2018 DreamWorks Dragons
  • 2019 The Longest Day in Chang’an
  • 2021 Invincible
  • 2021 What If…?

Video Games

Djimon Hounsou Awards and Achievements

  • 2004 Academy Awards
  • 2007 Academy Awards
  • 2004 Black Reel Awards
  • 2007 Black Reel Awards
  • 2007 Broadcast Film Critics
  • 1998 Golden Globe Awards
  • 2004 Independent Spirit Awards
  • 1998 NAACP Image Awards
  • 2004 NAACP Image Awards
  • 2007 NAACP Image Awards
  • 2006 National Board of Review
  • 2001 Screen Actors Guild
  • 2004 Screen Actors Guild
  • 2007 Screen Actors Guild

Frequently Asked Questions About Djimon Hounsou

Who is Djimon Hounsou?

Hounsou is a Beninese-American actor and model.

How old is Djimon Hounsou?

Hounsou is an American national born on April 24, 1964, in Cotonou, Dahomey (present-day Cotonou, Benin).

How tall is Djimon Hounsou?

Hounsou stands at a height of 6 feet 1.5′ inches (1.867 meters).

Is Djimon Hounsou married?

Hounsou began dating model Kimora Lee Simmons in 2007. Simmons gave birth to their son, Kenzo Lee Hounsou, in 2009. In the summer of 2008, Hounsou and Simmons paid a visit to Hounsou’s family in Benin, where they took part in a traditional commitment ceremony.

They were dressed in traditional attire and used the ceremony, which was held in the presence of Hounsou’s family, to confirm that they were “dedicated to each other 100 percent,” though they stressed that it was not a wedding.

He was billed as Kimora Lee Simmons’ husband in the premiere of her show Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane. Hounsou and Simmons announced their divorce in November 2012, despite the fact that they were never legally married in the United States.

How much is Djimon Hounsou worth?

Hounsou has an approximate net worth of $1 million and $5 million. This amount has been accrued from his leading roles in the entertainment industry. Hounsou has not yet revealed his net worth. We will update this section when we get and verify information about the wealth and properties under his name.

How much does Djimon Hounsou make?

Details about Hounsou’s salary are not yet disclosed. However, information about how much he makes will be updated as soon as it is available.

Where does Hounsou live?

Because of security reasons,  Hounsou has not shared his precise location of residence. We will update this information if we get the location and images of his house.

Is Hounsou dead or alive?

Hounsou is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues.

Where is Hounsou Now?

Hounsou is still an active participant in the creative entertainment industry, he is a cast member of Without You I’m Nothing (1990) and earned widespread recognition for his role as Cinqué in the Steven Spielberg film Amistad (1997).

Djimon Hounsou Contacts

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