Djimon Hounsou is an actor from Benin, which is a country in Africa. Hounsou’s date of birth is 24/04/1964 which happened in the city of Cotonou which is the largest city of Benin. Once Djimon got introduced to Thierry Mugler, a successful fashion designer who motivated Hounsou to enter into modeling field. Initially, he appeared in the music videos by doing cameo roles with
Janet Jackson, and Madonna. Djimon Hounsou’s first film entry happened in the year 1990, through “Without You, I’m nothing.”
He got a chance to play a role called Cinque in the film “Amistad” directed by
Steven Spielberg in the year 1997. Hounsou played a role in the 2004 French movie “Blueberry” directed by
Jan Kounen. In the year 2005, Djimon played a role as Papa Midnite in the movie “Constantine” which had actor
Keanu Reeves as the lead in it. Hounsou played a role in the 2005 science fiction movie “The Island” which got directed by the famous director
Michael Bay. The film had Ewan McGregor and
Scarlett Johansson in the leading roles. Djimon Played a role namely Solomon Vandy in the film “Blood Diamond” with
Leonardo DiCaprio in the year 2006. He won three awards for this movie, which was a remarkable achievement in his career. This breakthrough took him to a next level.
In 2008, Djimon played a role in the movie “Never Back Down” as Jean Roqua who is a martial arts trainer. The film got good collection at the box office with $ 41,627,431, whereas its production cost was $20 million only.Hounsou’s role in this movie is a highly energized professional who takes the hero to the ultimate level of success. Hounsou appeared in the film “Push” which is a science fiction in the year 2009.In 2013, Hounsou got an opportunity to do a comedy film namely “
Baggage Claim” with the American actress
Paula Patton. He played a villain character in the 2015 movie “
Seventh Son,” which is a 3d fantasy project.
Djimon Hounsou’s love life happened with Kimora Lee Simmons who had her career in modeling. They were in touch from the year 2007 to 2012, after which they got separated which was an announced one. He has appeared in nearly seven television series from 1990 to 2016. Hounsou has done nearly 38 movies as of the year 2016, with six awards at home; he has an exciting career with numerous adventures.