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(Actor, Model)

Djimon Hounsou is a Beninese and American actor known for such films as Gladiator, Amistad, and Blood Diamond. He is possibly single.

Relationship Facts of Djimon Hounsou

Djimon Hounsou is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Djimon Hounsou?

Djimon has been in a relationship with American Fashion Designer Kimora Lee Simmons since 2007. Their relationship was more than of girlfriend and boyfriend and more like a husband and wife.

They have a son named Kenzo Lee. Later, their relationship came to an end in 2012 because of alleged affairs with Sudanese-Egyptian author Kola Boof.

Furthermore, he was once hooked up with Debbie Allen and actress  Cameron Diaz (2007).

As per the data of Married Biography, Djimon Hounsou is single and living his life privately and uptight.

Relationship Timeline

Relationship TypeTotalTime Duration
Dating15 years, 9 months
Encounter217 years, 8 months
Rumored128 days

Relationship History With?

  • Kimora Lee Simmons (2007 – 2012)
  • Kola Boof (2006)
  • Debbie Allen
  • Cameron Diaz (2007)

Djimon Hounsou: Biography in Details

Who is Djimon Hounsou?

Djimon Hounsou is a Beninese and American actor known for such films as Gladiator, Amistad, and Blood Diamond.

He is also a model and has graced various ramp stages in Paris and London.

Djimon Hounsou’s Early Life, Childhood, and Education

Djimon Hounsou was born on April 24, 1964, in Cotonou, Benin, West Africa.

He was born to Pierre Houston who is a cook and Albertine Hounsou. Furthermore, he moved to France with his brother. Edmond at the age of 12.

He is a high school dropout and started his career as a model in 1987. He has both Beninois and American Nationality.

Djimon Hounsou
Caption: Djimon Hounsou and Kimra Lees (Source: Daily Express)

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Djimon Hounsou’s Career, Salary, and Net Worth

Djimon Hounsou started his career as a model in 1987 in Paris. Later, he moved to the U.S. in 1990 to pursue his modeling career.

Then, he got his acting breakthrough in the movie “Without You I’m Nothing” in 1990. Followed by TV roles in ‘Beverly Hills, ‘90210’, ‘ER’ and ‘Alias’.

Djimon Hounsou rose to prominence after he was cast as Cinque in the Stephen Spielberg film Amistad in 1997. His awful performance in the film earned him his first Golden Globe Award nomination.

Later, he proved his worth in films such as ‘Gladiator’ (2000) and bagged Academy Award nominations for ‘In America’ (2003 ) and Blood Diamond (2006).

Furthermore, he has won various awards and was nominated for  Three Screen Guild Actors Awards.

His other movies include ‘Guardian of the Galaxy’, ‘Same Kind’, ‘Captain Marvel’, ‘Serenity, and ‘Blazing Samura’ among others.

Aside from acting Djimon Hounsou has appeared in music videos such as ‘love Will never Do, Express Yourself, Hold On, and many others.

Furthermore, Djimon Hounsou has an estimated net worth of $12 million as of 2023.

Djimon Hounsou’s Rumors and Controversy

Hounsou is pretty busy with his career and life. So, there are no rumors and controversies related to him and his life.

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What are the body measurements of Djimon Hounsou?

Djimon Hounsou stands 6 feet and 4 inches tall and weighs around 90 kg. He is bald and has dark brown eyes.

Is Djimon Hounsou active on social media?

He is active on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Djimon Hounsou has over 75.9k followers on Twitter, over 694k followers on Facebook, and 317k followers on Instagram.

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