Jackie Chan Biography | Net Worth, Age, Movies, TV Shows

In this article, you will see the biography of Jackie Chan including his net worth, age, movies, and tv shows.

Jackie Chan is a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, and stuntman known for his slapstick acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, and innovative stunts.

He has been acting since the 1960s, performing in more than 150 films, and is one of the most popular action film stars of all time.

Chan has stars on both the Hong Kong Avenue of Stars and the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

He is an operatic singer who also does Cantopop and Mandopop. He was the world’s second-highest-paid actor in the year 2016.

Short Info.:

  • Known As – Jacky Chan , Chan Gong Sang , Kong-Sang Chan , Chan Kong San , Sing Lung , Chan Kong Sang , Cheng Long , Fang Shilong , Kong Sang , Pao Pao
  • Current Age – 68 years old as of 2022.
  • Birthdate – 7 April 1954
  • Profession – Actor, Producer, Director, Stunt Performer, Martial Artist, Singer, Entrepreneur, Comedian

Personal Info.:

  • BirthName – Fang Shilong
  • Known As – Jacky Chan , Chan Gong Sang , Kong-Sang Chan , Chan Kong San , Sing Lung , Chan Kong Sang , Cheng Long , Fang Shilong , Kong Sang , Pao Pao
  • Date of Birth – 7 April 1954
  • Current Age – 68 years old as of 2022.
  • Birth Place – Victoria Peak, Hong Kong
  • Hometown – Hong Kong
  • Profession – Actor, Producer, Director, Stunt Performer, Martial Artist, Singer, Entrepreneur, Comedian
  • Zodiac Sign – Leo
  • Religion – Buddhist
  • Nationality – Chinese (Hong Kong)
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Physical Stats:

  • Height – In Centimeters- 174 Cm, In Meters- 1.74 M, In Feet & Inches- 5 feet 8.5 inches.
  • Weight – In kilograms – 72 kgs, In pounds – 162 lbs

Body Measurements & Identity:

  • Chest: 40 Inches
  • Waist: 32 Inches
  • Biceps: 14 Inches
  • Eye Color – Black 
  • Hair Color – Black

Education:

Chan was awarded an honorary doctorate from Hong Kong Baptist University in 1996 and an honorary professorship by the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2008. Chan has also been awarded honorary doctorates from the University of Cambodia and the American University of Hong Kong.

He is also the Dean of the Jackie Chan Film and Television Academy at the Wuhan Institute of Design and Sciences as of 2015. He teaches in the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

  • School – Nah-Hwa Primary School, Hong Kong and Peking Opera School (China Drama Academy) by Master Yu-Jim-Yuen
  • College – Dickson College, Canberra, Australia, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, University of Cambodia
  • Qualification – Graduate, and P.h.D. 

Family:

Jackie Chan with his family
  • Father – Charles Chan
  • Mother – Lily Chan
  • Brother – Fang Shide and Fang Shisheng.
  • Sister – Yulan Chan and Guilan Chan
  • Son – Jaycee Chan
  • Daughter – Etta Ng Chok Lam
  • Girlfriend – Elaine Ng Yi-Lei
  • Wife – Joan Lin

Relationship Status:

Jackie married Joan Lin, a professional Taiwanese actress, in 1989. He was also involved in an extramarital romance with Elaine Ng Yi-Lei.

  • Wife – Joan Lin
  • Girlfriend – Elaine Ng Yi-Lei
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Net Worth & Property:

Aside from his acting career, Jackie Chan owns or co-owns the production firms JC Group China, Jackie & Willie Productions (with Willie Chan), and Jackie & JJ Productions, in addition to his film production and distribution company, JCE Movies Limited are the other sources of his income.

  • Total net worth – $520 Million dollars

Car Collection:

  • Bentley Mulsanne ($300,000)
  • Lamborghini Aventador ($1.2 Million)
  • Lamborghini Murcielago ($354,000)
  • Bugatti Veyron ($1.9 Million)
  • Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution ix ($77,000)

Private Jet:

  • Legacy 500 Private Jet ($20 Million Dollars)
  • Legacy 650 Private Jet ($13,000,000 dollars)

House:

  • Beverly Hills house ($6.3 Million Dollars)
  • Brisbane Summer Retreat
  • Apartments in OUE Twin Peaks
  • Hideout House and Mansion
  • Jinrikisha Station Building, Singapore ($7.6 Million)

Controversies:

  • He has been criticized since he had an extramarital affair and had a daughter with his girlfriend.
  • He also described his homeland, Hong Kong, as “messy,” and stated that it should be governed jointly with China.

Facts:

  • He’s the voice of Li Shang.
  • His heroes are silent film stars.
  • His childhood nickname was ‘Cannonball’.
  • He worked with Bruce Lee.
  • He speaks lots of different languages.
  • He’s a big football fan.
  • Jackie Chan’s actions are so risky that no insurance company will cover him because he is so likely to harm himself. Instead, he pays for himself and his stunt squad!
  • He has his own cartoon

Quotes By Him:

  • I prepare for the worst, but hope for the best.
  • Nobody wants to quit when he’s losing; nobody wants you to quit when you’re ahead.
  • Do not let circumstances control you. You change your circumstances.
  • Now I am older, I understand we have to accept who we are.
  • Coffee is a language in itself.
  • I’m crazy, but I’m not stupid.

Movies:

  • Police Story (1985)
  • Drunken Master II (1994)
  • Project A (1983)
  • Police Story III: Supercop (1992)
  • Dragons Forever (1988)
  • Rumble in the Bronx (1995)
  • Mr. Canton and Lady Rose (1989)
  • Drunken Master (1978)
  • Police Story 2 (1988)
  • Crime Story (1993)
  • Police Story IV: First Strike (1996)
  • The Young Master (1980)
  • Mr. Nice Guy (1997)
  • Snake in the Eagle’s Shadow (1978)
  • The Foreigner (2017)

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Television Shows:

  • Jackie Chan Adventures

Awards | Achievements:

Jackie Chan with Awards

Won:

  • Academy Awards: Honorary Award (2017)
  • American Choreography Awards: Innovator Award (2002)
  • ASEAN International Film Festival and Awards (2015)
  • Asia-Pacific Film Festival: Lifetime Achievement Award (1993)
  • Asia-Pacific Film Festival: Special Jury Award (2005)
  • Asia-Pacific Film Festival: Outstanding Achievement Award (2010)
  • Awards of the International Indian Film Academy: Excellence in International Cinema (2000)
  • Behind the Voice Actors Awards: Best Vocal Ensemble in a Feature Film (2012)
  • Blockbuster Entertainment Awards: Favorite Duo – Action/Adventure (1999)
  • Fantasia Film Festival: Best Asian Film (1997)
  • World Stunt Awards: Taurus Honorary Award (2002)
  • Guinness World Record Award (2015)

Favorite Things:

  • Favorite Car – Subaru Impreza WRX STI
  • Hobbies – Listening to music
  • Favorite Actors – Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, and Harold Lloyd.
  • Favorite Food – Ice cream
  • Favorite Celebrity – Michael Jackson
  • Favorite Color – White

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Frequently Asked Questions About Jackie Chan:

1. Has Jackie Chan broken all his bones?

  • In his lengthy career, Chan has survived around ten fractured bones.

2. Did Jackie Chan fight Bruce Lee?

  • Yes, Jackie and Bruce Lee had a fight, and Bruce Lee officially won.

3. Why did Jackie Chan get an Oscar?

  • Jackie Chan, the action movie star, got an honorary Academy Award for his “exceptional achievements” in cinema.

4. What are the sources of Jackie Chan’s income?

  • Aside from his acting career, Jackie owns or co-owns the production firms JC Group China, Jackie & Willie Productions, Jackie & JJ Productions, and  JCE Movies Limited.

5. Is it true that Jackie Chan has a hole in his head?

  • Yes, it’s true Jackie experienced a near-fatal accident during filming “Armour of God” after missing a tree limb and plunging into the ground head first: “A piece of my skull fractured and went up into my brain, and blood flowed from my ears.”

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