The transcript below is from the video “Bolo Yeung’s Lifestyle ★ 2021” by Amolipi.

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Hey guys welcome back to . The main character in today’s video is Bolo Yeung, a former bodybuilder who had a long-spanning career in martial arts filmography of Hong Kong, alongside big names like Bruce Lee, Jean-Claude Van Damme.

Let’s get to know more about him. Let’s go.

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Yang Sze, better known as Bolo Yeung, is a Chinese former competitive bodybuilder, martial artist and a martial arts film actor, was born on July 3rd, 1946 in Canton, China. Primarily cast as the villain in the movies he stars in, he is best known for his performances as “Bolo” in Enter the Dragon, as “Chong Li” in Bloodsport, and for his numerous appearances and long-spanning career in the martial arts filmography for Hong Kong’s motion picture industry.

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Full Name: Yang Sze
Celebrated Name: Bolo Yeung
Birth Date: July 3, 1946
Place of Birth: Canton, China
Occupation: Former Bodybuilder, Martial Artist, Actor
Nationality: Chinese
Height: 5’6’’ (168cm)
Hair Color: Black
Eyes Color: Black
Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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Bolo is married. His wife’s identity isn’t known. The couple has two sons and one daughter as Danny Yeung, David Yeung, and Debbra Yeung. His son David was a former bodybuilding champion, and is now a strength trainer for MMA athletes.


Yeung began his martial arts training at the age of 10 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, where he trained under several kung fu masters. Growing up, he took an interest in bodybuilding, and later became Mr. Hong Kong bodybuilding champion. He held the title for 10 years. Because of his muscular physique, he was chosen for several bad guy roles in films produced by Shaw Brothers Studios, such as The Heroic Ones, The Deadly Duo and others.

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Yeung met Bruce Lee while the two were filming a Winston cigarettes commercial. A friendship emerged and Lee invited him to star in Enter the Dragon (1973), after which he became known as “Bolo”, the name of the character he portrayed. The film was a success and earned him a lot of recognition and fame. During the 1970s and 1980s, Yeung starred in numerous martial arts films, but his breakout film was Bloodsport, which became a box office hit in the spring of 1988. Jean-Claude Van Damme had the leading role as Frank Dux, while Yeung played the role of Chong Li. Yeung also appeared in more films such as Tiger Claws, TC 2000 and Tiger Claws 2. Bolo Yeung has served as a long career in the film industry and has performed challenging roles with leading personalities in the world. For his athletic physique, people used to call him “the Chinese Hercules”.

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The Top 5 Bolo Yeung Movies

1. Bloodsport (1988)
2. Enter The Dragon (1973)
3. Chinese Hercules (1973)
4. Double Impact (1991)
5. Iron Heart (1992)

Yeung has a net worth of $1.5 million dollars as of 2020.

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Interesting Facts

Sweetest guy you could ever know,” says Jean Claude Van Damme of his co-star, Bolo Yeung on the set of Bloodsport. “He was famous for being Mr. Asia and this big bodybuilder, but he couldn’t have been nicer. Yeung brought his son to set every day and spent all of his downtime with him.”

Yeung and Bruce Lee became close friends during the filming of Enter the Dragon, in which Lee and Yeung worked very closely on technique training. Yeung once stated in an interview, many years after Lee’s death, “There will never be another Bruce Lee; I am privileged to have had the honour of calling him my friend.

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In the 2019 Cinemax series Warrior, Rich Ting portrays a Hong enforcer named “Bolo” to pay homage to Yeung’s character in Enter the Dragon. Warrior was developed from Bruce Lee’s initial writings for the series and features the fictional Bolo as a rival to Ah Sahm, the protagonist who bears many similarities to Lee.

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