Jackie Chan is a famous Hong Kong actor, filmmaker, stuntman, and Martial arts. He is best known for his acrobatic fighting style and will perform innovative stunts, and his comic timing made him well-known across Asia. He has many Hongs Kong and Hollywood films and has also directed many of his own films. His famous movies include The Karate Kid, Rush Hour2, Shanghai Noon, and The Tuxedo.
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The early life of Jackie Chan
Jackie Chan was born in Victoria Peak, Hong Kong, and his birth name is Chan Kong-sang. His father’s name is Charles and Lee-Lee Chan, and his mother’s name is Lily Chan; both of them worked as the French Ambassador in Hong Kong; later, he was moved to Canberra, in Australia, to work as a head cook at American Embassy.
His parents were refugees from the Chinese Civil War in Hong Kong. Jackie Chan has four siblings: Fang Shide, Fang Shisheng, Guilan Chan, and Yulan Chan. Jackie Chan spent his early life in his birthplace Victoria Peak with his parents and siblings.
Jackie Chan education
Jackie Chan attended Nah-Hwa Primary School, located on Hong Kong Island, but he failed in the first year, and then his parents withdrew him from the school. After that, he joined China Opera Research Institute in Hong Kong and was trained in music, dance, and traditional martial arts. Late he joined the Seven Little Fortunes group and performed with them. Then, in 1976, Jackie went to Canberra, Australia, joined with his parents, and joined Dickson College.
Personal life of Jackie Chan
|Actor, filmmaker, stuntman, and Martial arts
|68 years old
|Date of Birth
|April 7, 1954
|Victoria Peak; Hong Kong
Body Measurements of Jackie Chan
|Height in Centimeter
|Height in Inches
|5 Feet 9 Inch
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|Weight in Pounds
Jackie Chan’s personal life
Jackie Chan was born in Victoria Peak, Hong Kong, on April 7, 1954, to the couple Charles and Lee-Lee Chan and Lily Chan. His birth name is Chan Kong-sang, and he is 68 years old as of 2022. Jackie Chan had an extra-marital affair with a woman named Elaine Ng Yi-Lei, and they both had a daughter named Etta Ng Chok Lam, born on January 18, 1999. Now Elaine is living along with her daughter in Shanghai, without Jackie.
Jackie Chan’s net worth
Jackie Chan is an actor, filmmaker, stuntman, and martial artist who has acted in many films. He is estimated to have a net worth of $ 400 million and has earned all his net worth from the entrainment industry. The above amount is based on the estimate, which may be higher or lower than the actual net worth he has earned so far.
Jackie Chan relationship
Jackie Chan was married to former Taiwanese actress Joan Lin in 1982, and they welcomed their son on December 3, 1982; his name is Jaycee Joining Chan, an actor, and Chinese singer.
Jackie Chan Awards and Achievements
In 1989, Jackie Chan first won the best picture award for the film Rouge, and in 1990, he won the Best Action Choreography award for Miracles. In 1996, Jackie won the Best Action Choreography for the film Rumble in the Bronx; in 1999, he won the Actor of the year award. In 1997, Jackie won the Best Asian Film award for the film Drunken Master II. In 2002, he was nominated for the Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program for the movie Jackie Chan Adventures.
In 2012, he won the Outstanding Achievement award, and in 2015, Jackie won the Best Action Choreography for motion pictures for the film Dragon Blade. In 2016, he won the Academy Honorary Award, and in 2018, he was nominated for the Best Actor in a Motion picture award for the film The Foreigner. Besides the above awards, Jackie has won many awards and hours.
Jackie Chan’s career in film
Jackie first acted in the film Big and Little Wong Tin Bar as a child artist in 1962, and then in 1970, he acted as a beggar kid in the film Lady of Steel. Then he acted in the movies like The Angry River in 1971, My Lucky Stars in 1984, Police Story 3: Super Cop in 1991, Dragon Heat in 2001, The Spy Next Door in 2010, The Climbers in 2019, and many others.
Besides acting, Jackie Chan worked as a producer for films like Wish Dragon, Bleeding Steel, Skiptrace, Air Diary, The Shootout, Stage Door Johnny, The Inspector Wears Skirts, Angry Ranger, and many others. In addition, Jackie Chan has acted in more than 100 Hong Kong films, and also he has acted in many films in the Hollywood film industry.
Jackie Chan’s career as a stuntman
Jackie Chan first worked as a Stuntman in the film A Touch of Zen in 1971, then worked as a stuntman in the movie Police Woman in 1973. After that, Jackie worked as a stuntman, and action director in the films like Kung Fu Girl in 1973, The Private Eyes in 1976, Who Am I? in 1998, Shanghai Knights in 2003, CZ12 in 2012, Kung Fu Yoga in 2017, and many others. Jackie is one of the most potent stuntmen who performed in many films and got injured in his hand, legs, ankle, and body.
Jackie Chan has also given his voice to the characters in the films like Monkey King: Hero Is Back, Kung Fu Panda 2, Kung Fu Zeng, Kung Fu Panda, Kung Fu Panda Holiday, The Legend of Silk Boy, The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature, and many others. In addition, Jackie Chan also worked as a director and writer for some films.
Jackie Chan’s career in television series
Jackie worked as an executive producer for the animated television series Jackie Chan Adventures from 2000 to 2005. In 2009, he worked as an executive producer for the animated series Jackie Chan’s Fantasia. In 2107, Jackie worked as an executive producer for the animated television series All New Jackie Chan Adventures.