Djimon Hounsou Married, Wife, Girlfriend, Dating and Net Worth

Posted On: 09 Feb, 2015


Djimon Hounsou Married, Wife, Girlfriend, Dating and Net Worth

Quick Facts

Date of Birth April 24, 1964
Age 53 Years 2 Month(s)
Nationality Beninese
Profession Actor, Model
Wife/Spouse Kimora Lee Simmons(div)
Girlfriend Not Disclosed
Ethnicity Black
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Yes(once)
Married Not Yet
Net Worth $12 Million Dollars
Height 6 feet 2 inches(188 cm)
Weight N/A
Children/Kids Kenzo Lee Hounsou

Djimon Gaston Hounsou is an actor as well as model who was born in the 24th of April, 1964 (his age is 51 years old) in Cotonou, Benin in the western Africa. He was born to parents Pierre Hounsou a cook and Albertine a house maker. At a young age of 13, he moved to France with his elder brother and lived in Lyon where he quit school and went around like a homeless child. With no proper education nor any particular set of skills, he wandered all the time without proper sleep or food. Having come across a reporter, Djimon was introduced to Thierry Mugler, who was a fashion designer. It was Thierry who encouraged Hounsou to pursue a career into acting. So it was then that Djimon took a career in modelling and soon was established as a fashion model in Paris. After he got established there and earned some money as well, he moved to the United States of America. It was in the US that Djimon got his citizenship, which made him an American by nationality he was born and raised somewhere else. Born in a black ethnicity, he follows Christianity as his religion. With a tough name to call, he has said in his interviews that the pronunciation is often incorrect but he doesn’t mind it much these days.

Djimon is a tall man who has a great height. He is about a 185 cm tall, which is a couple inches more than 6 feet, a very good height. His last recorded weight was 84 kg, which is not bad for someone his age and height. A strongly built man, Djimon started to work out regularly after he started to prepare for his modelling career, which is during his later teen age. Since then he has been going to the gym, has a good shaped body and is also very health conscious. Apart from his daily exercises, he is also very concerned about his sleeping and eating habits. He has been involved in some famous dating relationships which has been known to many. He was first believed to be romantically involved with model Debbie Allen somewhere between 2003 and 2005. Although the news wasn’t solid, they were seen together on some occasions. After that, he was seen with his then girlfriend Kola Boof, who used to be a model as well. A short relationship, this lasted for only some months after both had enough reasons to get separated. Then he met model/ actress Kimora Lee Simmons whom he started to date from 2007. They got engaged the same year and lived together for almost 6 years having their first child together in the May of 2009, a son named Kenzo Lee Hounsou. Although never married, their living relationship came to an end in 2012, after they separated in the November of that year. He is currently single and is not involved with anybody; no girlfiend or wife.

Having appeared in more than 4 dozen different movies, Djimon has proved himself to be a veteran actor. He has portrayed many different roles and has proved that hard work mixed with talent can accomplish anything in the world. With much variation of his roles, he has proved his versatility in acting, thereby earning much fame and fan following. Some of his best works are in movies like: Fast and Furious 7, Blood Diamond, Never Back down, The Island, Constantine, Special Forces, Eragin, Deep Rising, Biker Boyz and many more. Not having played or appeared in any TV shows, he has been nominated for and won many different awards. To get his latest news, you can follow him on his Facebook and Instagram pages, and also trend his Twitter account. His biography is also available in sites like IMDB and Wikipedia. His estimated net worth is about 12 million US dollars.