Djimon Hounsou Biography
|Full Name||Djimon Gaston Hounsou|
|Birth Date||April 24, 1964|
|Birth Place||Cotonou, Dahomey|
|Occupation||Actor and Model|
|First Movie||Without You I’m Nothing|
|First TV Show||Beverly Hills|
|Net Worth||$12 Million|
Body Measurement & Physical Stats
|Height||6 ft 4 inch or 187 cm|
|Weight||90 kg or 200 lbs|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Son||Kenzo Lee Hounsou|
Djimon Hounsou is a Beninese American model and actor. He gains widespread recognition for his role as Cinque in the Steven Spielberg film Amistad and further recognition for his roles in Gladiator. He plays the role of Korath the Pursuer in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and Captain Marvel (2019) in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Djimon Hounsou dropped out of school and became homeless for a time. And got
a chance meeting with a photographer led to Hounsou being introduced to fashion designer Thierry Mugler and became a model and established a career in Paris.
1. Djimon Hounsou started his acting career in 1990 and in 2004, he became the fourth black man to received an Academy Award nomination.
2. Djimon got the honor of Outstanding Lead Actor in a Motion Picture at the NAACP Image Awards for his role Cinque in 1997’s Amistad.
3. Djimon got the honor of Best Supporting Actor at the Independent Spirit Awards, the San Diego Film Critics’ Awards and the Satellite Awards for 2002’s In America.
Cameron Diaz (2007)
Djimon Hounsou is rumored to have a relationship with Cameron Diaz in Feb 2007.
Kimora Lee Simmons (2007-2012)
Dijmon Hounsou and Kimora Lee Simmons had been dated from Fen, 2007 to Nov 2012 and also have one child.
Kola Boof (2006)
Dijmon Hounsou and Kola Boof had an encounter in 2006.
Djimon Hounsou has an encounter with Debbie Allen.