Djimon Gaston Hounsou is an actor in Hollywood. He is a citizen of Benin as well as America. He started his journey of working in media by appearing in music videos. Then he started acting in films. He made his debut in acting by working in the film named “Without You I’m Nothing”. His role was of the Ex-Boyfriend.
He has worked in more than forty movies as an actor. He has also worked in many television series. His first television series was ‘Beverly Hills,90210″ where he played the role of Doorman in the episode named “Class of Beverly Hills”. It was broadcasted in 1990. He became the brand ambassador of Calvin Klein in 2007, 24th February. Omar Alberto, a Los Angeles modeling agent was representing him at that time.
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Name : Djimon Hounsou.
Real Name : Djimon Gaston Hounsou.
Birth Date :24 April 1964.
Birth Place : Cotonou, Dahomey (now Cotonou, Benin)
Age :55 Years old.
Citizenship : American/ Beninois
Height :187cm/ 6ft 2in
Net Worth :$12 million
Source of Income: Acting, modeling
Parents: Pierre Hounsou (father), Albertine Hounsou (mother)
Partner(s) :Kimora Lee Simmons (2007-2012)
Children(s) :one son
Sibling(s): Edmond Hounsou (brother)
Djimon Hounsou was born on 24 April 1964 in Cotonou, Dahomey which is now called Cotonou, Benin. His father was a cook whose name is Pierre Hounsou. His mother’s name is Albertine Hounsou. At the age of twelve, he and his brother Edmond Hounsou moved to Lyon, France. At that time they were homeless, so he was dropped out of school.
To improve his financial condition Djimon started to pursue his dream of becoming a model. He has become an established model in Paris by the time of 1987. In 1990 he moved to the United States to become an actor. That year he did his first Hollywood movie. The movie’s name was “Without You I’m Nothing”. His role was of the Ex-Boyfriend.
Djimon Hounsou Wife-
Djimon Hounsou Wife Kimora Lee Simmons who is an American fashion model and fashion designer. They started their relationship in 2007. They participated in a traditional commitment ceremony in Benin in 2008 while visiting Hounsou’s family. But they were never legally married. They have a son together Kenzo Lee Hounsou. They split in November 2012.
Djimon Hounsou Net Worth-
Djimon Hounsou is also a model. He started modeling in 2007 for Calvin Klein. Djimon Gaston’s net worth is 12 million dollars. His income source is mainly acting in movies but he earned a lot also by modeling. Hounsou was also the narrator for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in ESPN’s running series of “32 teams, 1 dream”.
Djimon Hounsou Awards-
Djimon is a talented actor who has won many awards. He has been nominated for fourteen times for his acting. He has won six awards out of fourteen which includes two Black Reel Awards, one Independent Spirit Awards three NAACP Image Awards and one National Board of Review Awards.
Djimon Hounsou’s active social media network, Facebook, Instagram, and others. He always shares photos and videos. We provide the Djimon Hounsou Facebook link.
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