Jackie Chan BioReal Name:
Chan Kong SangShortname :
Fong Si-lung, Yuen Lou, Big Brother, Pao Pao (Cannon ball)Profession:
Martial artist, Actor, Director, ProducerFamous Episode:
Armor of God, Rumble in the Bronx,Rush Hour
Personal LifeDate of Birth :
7 April 1954Age (as in 2019) :
65 Years Birthplace :
Victoria Peak, British Hong Kong Zodiac sign :
Victoria Peak, British Hong Kong School :
China Drama Academy, a Peking Opera School run by Master Yu Jim-yue College :
Dickson CollegeEducational Qualification :
Hong Kong Baptist University Debut Film :
Big and Little Wong Tin Bar (1962, Child actor), Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (1972) Marital Status :
Joan Lin (Former Taiwanese Actress), Elaine Ng Yi-Lei (Model and actress in Hong Kong)Religion :
Chinese Buddhist Ethnicity :
Listening to music, Acting
Physical Stats & MoreHeight (approx.) :
170 cm (in centimeters), 1.70 m, 5’ 7” (in feet inches)Weight (approx.):
65 kg, 143 lbs(in pounds)Body Measurements (approx.):
Chest: 40 inches
- Waist: 32 inches - Biceps: 14 inchesEye Colour:
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Chan Kong-sang is famously known as Jackie Chan, he is a multi-talented artist. He belongs from Hong Kong, and he is an actor, producer, director, stuntman and a professional martial artist.
Chan has more than 100 movies in his bucket, and even breaking his every bone, he does his own stunts.
He is known for his perfect comic timing and heroic kind of fighting style. He has acted in famous movies like ‘Rush Hour’, ‘Rush Hour2’, ‘Shanghai Knights’, ‘Shanghai Noon’, ‘The Tuxedo’, ‘The Karate Kid’, etc.
Chan Kong-sang was born on April 7, 1954, which makes him 64 years old. He was born in Victoria Peak, British Hong Kong to his parents Lee-Lee Chan and Charles.
Basically belonged from Chinese origin, Chan’s parents were refugees and to earn they worked for the French ambassador in Hong Kong.
In the year 1960, Chan enrolled in the Chinese Opera Research Institute in Hong Kong to learn music, dance and martial arts.
He joined the group ‘Seven Little Fortunes’, which lead to winning small roles in movies like ‘Big Little Wong Tin Bar’, ‘The Love Eterne’ etc. He has also been a stuntman in Bruce Lee films ‘Fist of Fury’ and ‘Enter the Dragon’.
Jackie Chan started working in movies from a young age. He was seen in 1973’s ‘Little Tiger of Canton’. Next, he appeared in the comic movie ‘All in the family’ in 1975. In 1976, he worked as a stuntman in the movie ‘New Fist of Fury’.
In the year 1978, he appeared In ‘Snake in the eagle shadow’, which proved to be the best movie for kick-starting his slow career.
In the year 1978, When Bruce Lee, Chan was said to be the next popular martial arts superstar. In the year 1980, he directed ‘The Young Master’ which was an immediate hit and called was a fantastic combination of comedy and martial arts.
From 1982 to 83, Chan directed two movies ‘Dragon Lord’ and ‘Project A’, the latter won him ‘The Best Action Design Award’. In1987, he acted and directed the movie ‘Armor of God’ which became his biggest domestic success at the box office.
It was said to have grossed around 35 million Hong Kong dollars. After this, he made ‘Miracles – Mr. Canton and Lady Rose’ which also did great business.
Due to the success of these two movies, Chan formed the production company called the ‘Golden Way’. The year 1998, was a massive year for Chan, he was cast in ‘Rush Hour’ which can be said a brilliant movie of his career.
In 2001, he came up with ‘Rush Hour 2’.Subsequently, he worked in big-budget movies like ‘The Tuxedo’, ‘Shanghai Knights’ and ‘Shanghai Noon’. Few movies from the decade of the 2000s include ‘the Medallion’, ‘Around the world in 80 days’, ‘New Police Story’, ‘The Myth’ etc.
In 2007, ‘Rush Hour 3’ grossed over 258 million US dollars, in which Chan starred with Roman Polanski. In the year 2011, he was seen in ‘Karate Kid’ and ‘1911’, which was his 100 movie. Thereafter he mostly did behind the curtain work in movies, like direction and voice dubbing, etc.
Jackie Chan is a married man; he married a Taiwanese actress ‘Joan Lin’ in the year 1982. They together have a son named ‘Jaycee Chan’ born in the same year 1982.
Jackie Chan also has an illegitimate daughter from an extramarital affair with a woman named ‘Elaine Ng Yi-Lei’, Chan bears all the expenses towards the upbringing of the child; although he never acknowledged her formally as his daughter.
Jackie Chan is a follower of the Buddhist religion.
Jackie Chan’s net worth is estimated to be $350 million according to various media reports.