Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa Biography, Age, Parents, Net Worth

Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa, also known as Nakoa-Wolf Momoa for short, is widely known for being the son of the celebrities Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet.

His dad, Jason Momoa, is a famous American film and television actor known for playing the character Jason Ioane on the widely watched syndicated action drama series, “Baywatch: Hawaii (1999–2001), Game of Thrones, Slumberland, and Aquaman” On the other hand, Lisa Bonet is a famous American actress who rose to the spotlight after playing the role of Denise Huxtable on the highly-rated sitcom show, “The Cosby Show (1984–1992).”

In this article, I will write about Nakoa-Wolf Momoa and other interesting facts you probably still need to learn about him. Before I continue, let’s take a quick look at his profile summary.

Profile Summary

NameNakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa
Age15 years old
Date of BirthDecember 15, 2008
FatherJason Momoa
MotherLisa Bonet
SiblingLola Iolani Momoa
step-sisterZoë Isabella Kravitz
Known asCelebrity child
NationalityUnited States of America
Skin colorWhite
Eye colorBrown
Hair ColorBrown
Height1.2 meters (4’1)
Weight33kg (72 pounds)
Shoe size4.5

Early Life

Nakoa-Wolf was born on December 15, 2008, in Los Angeles, California, in the United States of America, and is 15 years old.

Nakoa-Wolf was raised by his celebrity parents, Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet, but interestingly, he is not allowed to watch television.

Don’t get it wrong, Jason loves his son, and as one who did not have a dad when growing up, he wants to be the sweetest dad to Nakoa-wolf.

In an interview with InStyle, Jason said he is vulnerable and open with Nakoa-wolf.

Name Meaning

Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa’s long name is usually a topic of interest among his fans, who debate how he manages to fill it into official documents. Well, let’s break it down for you. His actual name is Nakoa so that he can fill in Nakoa-wolf Momoa on any paper.

Nakoa-wolf is Hawaiian, so his name Nakoa means Warrior in Hawaiian. Also, coming from Hawaii means that your name has to be lengthy. He was given birth right before a dark storm, and as in Hawaiian culture, babies are named based on the condition surrounding their birth.

Here is the breakdown of Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa:

  • Manakauapo – (Mana – Strenght or spirit), (Kaua – Rain), (Po – Dark).
  • Nakoa means warrior, and when attached to “wolf” means Warrior Wolf.
  • Namakaeha Momoa means “all-knowing eyes”.
  • Momoa is a word of Samoan origin, Mo means For, and Moa means Chicken.


Manakauapo has a sister, Lola Iolani Momoa (born in July 2007 and now 16 years old), with whom he shares his childhood.

Lola Iolani Momoa
Lola Iolani Momoa

He also has a step-sister, Zoë Isabella Kravitz, who was born on December 1, 1988, from his mother’s (Lisa Bonet) previous relationship with American rock singer Lenny Kravitz. Zoë. She is 35 years old and a famous American actress and media personality.

Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa is originally a Los Angeles, California native. He has a Mixed ethnic background but is easily classified under the White-American race. His ancestry is traced back to Hawaiian, German, Pawnee, and Irish from his father’s side. Joseph Momoa, a painter, is his paternal grandfather’s name, and Coni (Lemke), a professional photographer, is his grandmother’s name. 

From his mother’s side, Nakoa’s ancestry is traced back to Afro-Americans and Jews. Arlene Joyce Littman, a school teacher, is the name of his maternal grandmother. Allen Bonet, a locally known Texas opera singer, is his grandfather’s name. 

Regarding his educational background, Nakoa-wolf is more than likely a high school student. He has not made any television appearances except going to shows with his parents. He has yet to decide what he will do for a living. During a session with indieWire, Jason reveals that Nakoa-wolf is into martial arts, so who knows, he could be the next Bruce-lee.


Nakoa-Wolf’s father, Jason Momoa, was previously in a romantic relationship with actress Simmone Jade Mackinnon. The lovers met each other for the first time on the set of “Baywatch” in 1999 and started dating.

About half a decade after their first meeting, Momoa and Mackinnon engaged in 2004. Less than a year after their engagement, actress Simmone Jade Mackinnon discovered that Jason Momoa was cheating on him with actress Lisa Bonet, so she called off their engagement in 2005.

After Jason Momoa dissolved his relationship with his first fiancée, he and Nakoa-Wolf’s mother (Lisa Bonet) allegedly married on November 15, 2007. 
However, a report would later confirm that Nakoa-Wolf’s parents did not get married – legally – until October 2017, and they had their first child, Lola Iolani Momoa, in July 2007.

In January 2022, Nakoa-Wolf’s parents separated, having been lovers for about two and a half decades.

Although they were no longer legally married, Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet jointly took care of their two children.


Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa’s father, Jason Momoa, was born Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa on August 1, 1979, in Honolulu, Hawaii, and is 44 years old. Jason’s parents, Joseph Momoa and Coni Momoa (née Lemke) are painters and photographers, respectively. Jason did not have the best parental-loved-up childhood experience because his parents divorced shortly after his birth.

Nakoa Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa father Jason Momoa
Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa father – Jason Momoa (source: Instagram)

After his parents concluded their divorce, his mother relocated him from Honolulu, Hawaii, to Norwalk, Iowa, where he spent his formative and childhood years. A Norwalk High School, Iowa high school graduate, Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa obtained his university degree from the prestigious University of Hawaii. He was a soccer team member alongside Brandon Routh during high school. 

Starting his career in the American film industry in 1999 at 20, Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa’s father, Jason Momoa, made his debut television appearance with the 1999 syndicated action drama series, “Baywatch: Hawaii,” where he plays the reoccurring role of the character Jason Ioane between 1999 and 2001. Apart from his debut film, Jason has starred in over fifty films and television series, including but not limited to; 

  • Played the recurring role of Khal Drogo in the first two seasons of the HBO fantasy drama series, Game of Thrones (2011–2012).
  • Played the recurring role of Baba Voss on the Apple TV+ science fiction series, See (2019–2022).
  • Played the recurring role of Ronon Dex on the Syfy science fiction series Stargate Atlantis (2005–2009).
  • Played the recurring role of Declan Harp on the Discovery Channel historical drama series Frontier (2016–2018).


On the other hand, Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa’s mother, Lisa Bonet, was born Lisa Michelle Bonet on November 16, 1967, in San Francisco, California, in the United States of America, and is 56 years old. Lisa Michelle has two half-brothers and five half-sisters from her father’s marriage to Deborah Church. Bonet’s mother, Arlene Joyce Litman, and father, Allen Bonet, were working-class lovers who worked as school teachers and opera singers, respectively.

Nakoa Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa mother Lisa Bonet
Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa mother – Lisa Bonet

A Birmingham High School in Van Nuys, California, Bachelor’s degree holder, and an Acting Diploma holder from the Celluloid Actor’s Studio in North Hollywood, Lisa Bonet took a career in the American film industry, for which she is now widely known. Notably, she is known for making an appearance in the 1987 blockbuster psychological horror film, “Angel Heart (1987),” for which she would later receive a nomination for the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress. 

Apart from “Angel Heart,” Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa’s mother, Lisa, is widely known for making appearances in other high-grossing and highly-rated Hollywood films, including but not limited to; 

  • The action thriller film, Enemy of the State (1998)
  • The thriller film Road to Paloma (2013)
  •  The action drama film Biker Boyz (2003)
  •  The comedy-drama film, High Fidelity (2000)
  •  Playing the role of the character Marisol in Ray Donovan (2016)
  •  Playing the role of the character Maya Daniels in Life on Mars (2008–2009)

Singer Kadhja Bonet is one of Lisa Michelle Bonet’s Stepsisters. Lisa started her career in the film industry in 1983 at sixteen.

Lisa Bonet was previously married to the famous American rock singer, Lenny Kravitz, whom she eloped with in Las Vegas on November 16, 1987, during her 20th birthday. Her relationship with singer Lenny Kravitz, which produced a child lasted between 1987 and 1993,

Net Worth

As a fourteen-year-old, Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa does not have an estimated net worth. His family has a total estimated net worth of about $46 million, with his father, Jason Momoa, having an estimated net worth of about $25 million and his mother, Lisa Bonet, having a net worth of about $10 million.

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