He came to Paris at the age of 13 and due to a lack of job he ended as a traveling, sleeping under bridges and hunting in trash cans for food.Hounsou was first encouraged to pursue a modeling career by a fashion designer Thierry Mugler.He has been nominated for a Golden Globe Award and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. Soon after arriving in France, Hounsou dropped out of school and became homeless for a time.
On Thursday, the Trulia Luxe Living blog said Simmons, 37, the creative director and president of shopping web site Just Fab.com, was unloading her modest (by celeb standards) six-bedroom, eight-bath Beverly Hills country home at a loss.
Simmons reportedly paid $5.9 million for the home at the height of the market in 2007 and has now listed it for just $4.7 million.
An eyewitness tells American publication People, "It looked like the perfect post-Valentine's Day date. They were dancing really close, bodies pressed together." Diaz split from longtime boyfriend Timberlake last month (JAN07) and was recently spotted surfing in Hawaii with good friend Kelly Slater.
They were totally vibing each other, lip-on-lip action.
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.
He gained further recognition for his roles in Gladiator (2000), In America (2003), Blood Diamond (2006), receiving Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor nominations for both the latter films.
More recently, Hounsou had minor roles in both Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and Furious 7 (2015).
Hounsou, then made back-to-back appearances in hit movies like Gladiator, In America, Blood Diamond and much more.