Jackie Chan

Chan Kong-sang famed as Jackie Chan is a Hong Kongese martial artist, actor, film director, producer, stuntman, and singer.

Chan Kong-sang famed as Jackie Chan is a Hong Kongese martial artist, actor, film director, producer, stuntman, and singer. Jackie Chan is best known for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, use of improvised weapons, and innovative stunts, which he typically performs himself, in the cinematic world.

Some of his notable movies are Police Story, Rush Hour, Drunken Master, The Karate Kid, The Foreigner, Kung Fu Yoga, and more.

Bio, Age, Parents, Nationality

Jackie Chan was born Chan Kong-sang on 7th April 1954 in Victoria Peak, British Hong Kong. Jackie’s age is 68 Years old. His nationality is Chinese and his ethnicity is White. In 2019, he celebrated his 65th birthday. He was born to Charles Chan and Lee-Lee Chan, his parents.

His parents nicknamed him Pao-Pao. His parents worked for the French ambassador in Hong Kong, and Chan spent his formative years within the grounds of the consul’s residence in the Victoria Peak district.

His siblings are Fang Shide (Older Step-Brother), Fang Shisheng (Older Step-Brother), Guilan Chan (Older Half-Sister), and Yulan Chan (Older Half-Sister). His religion is Buddhism and his horoscope sign is Aries.

Education detail

Jackie Chan’s education details: Jackie attended the Nah-Hwa Primary School on Hong Kong Island, where he failed his first year, after which his parents withdrew him from the school.

Quick Facts About Jackie Chan

Born in Victoria Peak, Hong Kong
Birth Name Kong-sang Chan
Nicknames Y’uen Lo
Sing Lung
Pao Pao
Kung-Fu Master
Profession Actor
Height 5′ 7¾” (1.72 m)
Net Worth $350 million (£224,000,000)
Date of birth Apr 7, 1954
Marital Status Married
Gender male

Jackie Chan: Career, Net Worth 2023

The net worth of this famous actor will be surely millions. Jackie Chan has a  net worth of $350 million (£224,000,000). He is second place in Forbes’ highest-paid actor.

  • Jackie began his career by appearing in small roles at the age of five as a child actor.
  • He appeared with some of his fellow “Little Fortunes” in the film Big and Little Wong Tin Bar (1962) with Li Li-Hua playing his mother when he was eight.
  • He appeared in extras of The Love Eterne (1963) and had a small role in King Hu’s 1966 film Come Drink with Me.
  • He made his appearance as an extra in another kung fu film, A Touch of Zen in 1971.
  • He worked as a stuntman in the Bruce Lee films Fist of Fury and Enter the Dragon under the stage name Chan Yuen Lung at the age of 17.
  • He starred in a comedic adult film All in the Family in which Chan appears in his first nude sex scene.
  • He later also appeared in one other sex scene, in Shinjuku Incident.
  • In the year 1976, he got the first opportunity from a film producer in Hong Kong called Willie Chan to work in his movie named ‘New Fist of Fury’ as a stuntman.
  • The movie did not do very well as Chan could not exhibit Bruce Lee’s martial arts style and the whole movie was supposed to be modeled on his style.
  • He then worked in the movie called ‘Snake in the Eagle’s Shadow’ in 1978 which proved to be a major success in his film career.
  • After the death of martial arts prodigy Bruce Lee, it came upon Chan to follow him.
  • He directed his first movie “The Young Master” in 1980 which also became a super hit and was considered the first innovative combination of slapstick comedy and martial arts.
  • He directed and starred in another venture called the ‘Dragon Lord in 1982.
  • He starred in the movie ‘Project A’ in 1983.
  • This movie was declared the winner of the Best Action Design Award at the 3rd annual Hong Kong Film Awards.
  • He produced and directed as well as starred in ‘Police Story’ in 1985.
  • He formulated the ‘Jackie Chan Stuntmen Association’ in the year 1985.
  • He acted and directed the movie ‘Armour of God in 1987 which became his biggest domestic success at the box office.
  • From 1988-1998, a huge number of offers started coming his way all the way from Hollywood, like: ‘Rumble in the Box’, ‘Police Story 2’, ‘Armour of God II: Operation Condor’, ‘Police Story 3: Super Cop’, ‘Drunken Master II’ and ‘Police Story 4: First Strike’.
  • He starred in the Hollywood movie ‘Rush Hour’ which was a huge hit at the box office in 1998.
  • With the huge success of this movie, both the stars reteamed again for the sequel ‘Rush Hour 2’ in 2001.
  • He also voiced the character ‘Shang’ in the movie ‘Mulan’ and sang its original soundtrack.
  • From the years 2000-2005, he lent his voice to the cartoon ‘Jackie Chan Adventures’, to the character based on him.
  • He teamed up with the British comedian Lee Evans and Claire Forlani in the movie ‘The Medallion’ in 2003.
  • He worked in the movie called ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ in 2004.
  • He appeared in ‘The Huadu Chronicles: Blade of the Rose’, ‘New Police Story’, ‘The Myth’ and ‘Robin-B-Hood’ in the year 2005.
  • In 2007, ‘Rush Hour 3’ grossed over 258 million US dollars, in which Chan starred with Roman Polanski.
  • In 2011 ‘The Karate Kid’ was remade starring Chan and Will Smith’s son Jaden Smith in it. The movie was a big success at the box office, earning over 358 million US dollars.
  • The 100th movie of his career ‘1911’ was released in 2011. This movie is his first directorial venture after ‘Who Am I?’, released in 1998.
  • In 2013, he starred in Police Story 2013, a reboot of the Police Story franchise directed by Ding Sheng, and it was released in China at the end of 2013.
  • His next film Dragon Blade was released in early 2015 and co-starred by Hollywood actors, John Cusack, and Adrien Brody.
  • He was awarded the title of “Datuk” by Malaysia as he helped Malaysia to boost its tourism, especially in Kuala Lumpur where he previously shot his films in 2015.
  • His new film titled Kung Fu Yoga, a Chinese-Indian project, which also starred Disha Patani, Sonu Sood, and Amyra Dastur, was released in 2017.
  • He starred in the 2016 action-comedy Railroad Tigers and the 2017 action-thriller The Foreigner.
  • He also stars in the science-fiction film Bleeding Steel.
  • In 2019 he will team up with John Cena and star in Project X-Traction.

Body Measurement – Height, Weight

Jackie Chan is a very handsome person with an athletic body build. He has a tall height of 5 ft 8.5 in or 174 cm with a balanced weight of 75 Kg. His eye color is Dark Brown and his hair color is Black. His chest size is 41 in, biceps size is 15 in and waist size is 33 in. His other body measurements will be added soon.

Relationship Status of Jackie Chan

Jackie Chan Relationship status: Jackie chan is a married person. In 1982, Chan married the Taiwanese actress Lin Feng-jiao, also known as Joan Lin. In the same year, they had a son, Jaycee Chan who is a singer and actor. He also has a daughter named Etta Ng. He is living a happy life today.

Famous For

  • Being one of the most famous martial artists as well as action stars.
  • Starring in a number of box office monumental successes such as Who Am I? (1998) and Shanghai Noon (2000).

FAQs of Jackie Chan

Jackie Chan is from where?

His family relocated to Australia when he was six years old, but he returned to Hong Kong the following year.

What are Jackie Chan’s most famous movies?

Hollywood blockbusters like Rush Hour

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