Djimon Hounsou Net Worth
Djimon Hounsou Net Worth – Djimon Hounsouuu is an Oscar-nominated Beninese-American actor and model who has a net worth of $12 million. Born in Benin in 1964, he later moved to France as a teenager and began pursuing a modeling career in Paris. In 1990, he moved to the United States and started appearing in music videos with Madonna, Janet Jackson and Paula Abdul. His first big screen role was in "Without You I'm Nothing" and he went on to secure parts in "Alias", "ER", "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "Stargate". He received his first Academy Award nomination in 2004 for Best Supporting Actor for his role in "In America". Two years later, he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the Oscars for his part as Solomon Vandy in "Blood Diamond". Other TV and film credits include "Gladiator", "Push", Baggage Claim" and "Never Back Down". He is slated to appear in the 2015 film "Fast & Furious 7". Hounsou is a former Calvin Klein underwear model and appeared in promos for the 2010 FIFA World Cup on ESPN. He is an advocate for increasing awareness about global warming and climate changing, even speaking out at a U.N. Summit. He took part in a traditional Benin commitment ceremony with model Kimora Lee Simmons in 2008, though it was not a legal marriage in the U.S. They split in 2012 after having one child together, a son named Kenzo Lee Hounsou, in 2009.