Jackie Chan is the world-famous Stunt Artist who was born in Hong Kong on the 7th of April 1954. Earlier his name was Chan Kong Sang. He later changed to Jackie Chan.
At the age of seven, he began to learn Martial Arts with all his enthusiasm; out of all students in his class, he was one of the finest and the most active kids while learning singing, acrobatics, and martial, which later led him child roles in films portraying a stuntman.
Jackie gets into his professional life along with the learning phase. However, he got his first paycheck at eleven, and from then, he always got one step further. He kept on learning and up-leveled his skill till the age of seventeen.
After eighteen, Jackie also worked as a professional stuntman to coach newcomers in this field in high demand.
Jackie Chan Biography and Net Worth
|Full Name Chan Kong Sang|
|Birth Date April 7, 1954|
|Age 68 years old (in 2022)|
|Birthplace Victoria Peak, British Hong Kong|
|Profession Marital Artist, Director, Actor, Choreographer|
|Wife Joan Lin|
|Net Worth $425 Million|
Jackie Chan Family
Jackie Chan was raised in high profile family with no financial stress. For the first six years after his birth, he lived with his family in Hong Kong, but then they moved to Australia as his father wanted to expand his business.
After living for a few months over there, his mother sent him back to Hong Kong, where she made him go to a strict boarding school for his betterment.
That school was the place that has contributed a lot to his present career situation. Moreover, Jackie is the only child in his family, which makes his parents more focused on him.
Jackie started his career at a very young age and was introduced to films and professionalism when he was only eleven; after his initial roles in the films, he started getting Lead roles right after his teenage years. The directors and companies know that he is a goldmine to get casted in their projects.
In 1976, mega filmmaker Lo Wei cast Jackie in Kung fu films. Jackie worked with him for two years on three different films with a huge budget. Those films worked great in Cinemas and brought up tons of opportunities in his way.
Then after three years, Jackie wrote some scripts and made his films that included comedy, action, and martial art, which significantly made a great combo.
Throughout his career, he has done several films and performed more in films rather than making them. In 1990, Jackie was considered a high-paying artist with millions of fan following and demands even when no social media existed.
In 1993, after getting approached by Hollywood, he made his debut in the American industry among other top-rated and richest artists. And in the following years, he gets his life’s best projects, such as; Hung Fan Kui, Rush Hour, and Rumble in the Bronx.
Who is Jackie Chan’s Wife/Girlfriend?
Jackie Chan was married to Joan Lin, who was born on the 30th of August in 1953, and they married in 1980. Jackie only dated her for two months and decided to tie the knot without delay. Before Joan came into his life, Jackie had not dated anyone and had always focused on his career.
Joan is 65 years old right now and has spent his career as a lead actress in the Chinese Media Industry. The couple has a son named Jaycee Chan.
Jackie Chan’s Net Worth
The current estimated net worth of Jackie Chan is $425 Million. He has primarily generated this through his Business Ventures, Coaching Classes, and acting career. For the last three decades, Jackie Chan has been considered one of the richest actors in the world.
He owns different production companies, food products, cafes, and a clothing line.
Jackie Chan has won numerous awards that come in with;
- Academy Awards
- Daytime Emmy Awards
- Fantasia Film Festival
- Golden Bauhinia Awards
- Hong Kong Film Awards
- Asia Pacific Awards
- American Choreography Awards
- Beijing Student Film Festival
- People’s Choice Awards, USA
- Kids’ Choice Awards
- Hollywood Film Awards
- Awards of the International Indian Film Academy
- Blockbuster Entertainment Awards
- ASEAN International Film Festival and Awards
- Shanghai International Film Festival
- Behind the Voice Actors Awards
- Cine-quest San Jose Film Festival
- Golden Phoenix Awards,
- Golden Rooster Awards
- Guinness World Record Award
Jackie Chan is the world’s famous Stunt Artist, with a high-rated success rate in his entire projects.
|Height: 5’ 7” (in feet)|
|Weight: 67 (in Kg)|
|Figure measurements: 40-32-16 inches|
|Eye color: Brown|
|Hair color: Brown|