Jackie Chan Biography
|Full Name||Chan Kong-sang|
|Nick Name||Jackie, Pao Pao, Yuan Lung Chan, Chen Gang Shen, Sing Lung, Yuen Lou, Big Brother, Kung-Fu Master, Y’uen Lo|
|Birth Date||April 07, 1954|
|Birth Place||Victoria Peak, British Hong Kong|
|Occupation||Martial Artist, Actor, Producer, Director, Action choreographer, Screenwriter, Stunt director, Stunt performer, Singer|
|First Movie||Big And Little Wong Tin Bar (1962)|
|First TV Show||The Probe Team (1989)|
|Net Worth||$350 million|
Body Measurement & Physical Stats
|Height||5 ft 7 in or 174 cm|
|Weight||165 lbs or 75 kg|
|Chest||41 in or 104.14 cm|
|Biceps||15 in or 38.1 cm|
|Waist||33 in or 83.8 cm|
|Daughter||Etta Ng Chok Lam|
|Brothers||Fang Shide and Fang Shisheng|
|Sisters||Guilan Chan and Yulan Chan|
Chan Kong-sang (Jackie Chan) is a Hong Kongese martial artist, actor, film director, producer, stuntman, action choreographer, screenwriter and also a singer. He is known for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, use of weapons, and innovative stunts in his movies which he performs himself. He has trained in Kung Fu and Hapkido and is also and is an operatically trained vocalist.
After his father emigrated to Canberra, Australia, he was sent to the China Drama Academy run by Master Yu Jim-yuena, a Peking Opera School. He trained precisely for 10 years and excelled in martial arts and acrobatics. He became a part of the performance group made up of the school’s best students named Seven Little Fortunes.
1. He has suffered several injuries while performing his stunts including fracturing his nose thrice, breaking most of his fingers and fracturing his cheekbones and skull.
2. The British monarchy awarded him the honor of Member of the Order of the British Empire for his remarkable contribution to the entertainment industry in 1989.
3. He underwent a plastic surgery in 1976 to get his eyelids reshaped to get more of a western look.
4. He used to work as a stunt coordinator for the great Bruce Lee before becoming an actor.
5. Chinese Zodiac (2012) got him his one of the two Guinness World Records as he became the first individual to carry out about 15 creative roles in a single movie.
6. His son was arrested for cannabis use in 2014.
7. He established the Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation in 1988 which supports young people in Hong Kong.
8. The Entertainment Weekly magazine listed him at the 70th position in the list of Top 101 Most Influential People in 2001.
9. Forbes magazine included him in the list of “Top 10 Most Generous Celebrities” in 2006.
10. He was selected as one of the Olympic Torch carriers, before the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
11. After the announcement of his marriage, one of his fans committed suicide, whereas another one was saved from the apparent suicide attempt.
12. In 1976, he used to work as a construction worker in Canberra, Australia.
13. In April 2016, his name was published in Panama Papers.
Feng-Jiao Lin (1982 – present)
Jackie Chan has been married to a Taiwanese Actress Feng-Jiao Lin for 34 years since 1982.