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'I loved making my grandma laugh': Jason Momoa posts warm tribute to his grandmom on her death anniversary

Jason Momoa was very close to his grandmother Mabel Lemke, who died in 2021, and he often posted photos of him Facetiming with her
Jason Momoa's grandmother Mabel Lemke died in 2021 while he was delivering a speech at the UN (prideofgypsies/Instagram)
Jason Momoa's grandmother Mabel Lemke died in 2021 while he was delivering a speech at the UN (prideofgypsies/Instagram)

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Hollywood hunk Jason Momoa conquered every milestone in his years-long acting career without forgetting his roots. He always kept himself humble and close to his family. Talking about his love for his family, Momoa shared his unbreakable unquenchable bond with his maternal grandmother, Mabel Lemke, who died in 2021, but she is still alive in his heart, according to AmoMama.

Remembering Lemke, Momoa paid a heart-touching tribute to mark a year since her death on Thursday, November 3. The 'Aquaman' star took to Instagram to share adorable photos of himself with his grandmother. The series of photos included screenshots of him Facetiming her. In another photo, Lemke is seen sitting inside a Ford Thunderbird while the fourth photo shows Momoa holding his beloved "grams".


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"I LOVED MAKING MY GRANDMA LAUGH. it's been a year now i miss u grams. i wish she got to see this last movie she would have been so happy," Momoa, who rose to fame for his portrayal of Khal Drogo in ‘Game of Thrones’ wrote in his caption. The 43-year-old actor was away giving a speech at a UN event when he received the heartbreaking news of Lemke's death.

"I would facetime her when i was playing FLIP in slumberland. and she was so giddy seeing me dressed up like a wild animal i got the news when i was giving a speech to the UN on Aquaman," Momoa's caption continued. "Talking about saving our beautiful planet. i think the scene didn't make the cut. but it was a hard day and she was right there with me."


"It's tough when u can't make it home to see your loved ones i'm sorry for that grams," Momoa added in the caption. "Today will be hard but i have the best angels watching over me. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️mabel lemke"


Momoa may be the poster boy for a macho actor, but he will always be goofy and a softie for his grandmother. In her honor, the actor even named his classic 1947 Harley Davidson Chopper after her. Momoa has never shied away from flaunting his love for Lemke in front of the world. Making his fans go aww, the actor, in 2019, spoke about his grandmother when he shared two sweet photos to Instagram from a surprise trip to his home in Iowa to visit his family. "Needed to come home to Iowa and give my grams some aloha Love u forever grandma 😍😍😍," he wrote, adding the hashtags #Mabel, #thematriarch, #raisedbywomen, #loveuma, and #hawaiianiowan.


Momoa posted a full video of his surprise visit home, titled 'Visited my home state of Iowa!' to YouTube, in which he visits with friends, goes out to a diner, drives past his old high school — and hangs out with his grandmother. "I came home to see my grandma. She's still got it. She's still got her spirit," Momoa says in the video. "It was awesome seeing her and seeing my whole family on my mom's side.”