Chan Kong-sang, known professionally as Jackie Chan, is a Hong Kong martial artist, actor, stuntman, filmmaker, action choreographer and singer. He is known in the cinematic world for his slapstick acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, use of improvised weapons, and innovative stunts, which he typically performs himself.
He has trained in Wushu or Kung Fu and Hapkido, and has been acting since the 1960s, appearing in more than 150 films. Chan is one of the most recognizable and influential cinematic personalities in the world, gaining a widespread following in both the Eastern and Western hemispheres, and has received stars on the Hong Kong Avenue of Stars and the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
He has been referenced in various pop songs, cartoons and video games. He is an operatically trained vocalist and is also a Cantopop and Mandopop star, having released a number of albums and sung many of the theme songs for the films in which he has starred. He is also a globally known philanthropist and has been named as one of the top 10 most charitable celebrities by Forbes magazine. In 2014, film scholar Andrew Willis stated that Chan was “perhaps” the “most recognized star in the world”.
In 2015, Forbes estimated his net worth to be $400 million, and as of 2016, he was the second-highest-paid actor in the world.
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His real full word name is Chan Kong-sang and his nickname is Jackie, Pao-pao, Y’uen Lo, Sing Lung, Chén Gǎngshēng. He’s a martial artist, actor, producer, director, action choreographer, screenwriter, stunt director and stunt performer. His ethnicity is Asian and zodiac sign is Aries. Jackie Chan is currently 66 according to his birth date. When it comes to his origin, he was born in Victoria Peak, British Hong Kong. He’s a Hong Kongese by nationality.
Jackie Chan is a Hong Kong-born movie star who has a net worth of $400 million. Jackie Chan has become synonymous with Kung Fu, martial arts, and action movies over an incredibly successful career spanning multiple decades. Jackie Chan is well known for doing his own stunts.
Jackie Chan went to the Nah-Hwa Primary School on Hong Kong Island. In 1960, he was enrolled in the China Drama Academy at Peking Opera School where he was tutored by master Yu Jim-yuen. He also undertook Hapkido training under the famous grandmaster Jin Pal Kim. Under Jin, he managed to attain black belt. In 1976, he went to Dickson College for a small time. He received his honorary degrees from the following institutes:
– Degree of Doctor of Social Science from Hong Kong Baptist University in 1996
– Doctorate Degree from the University of Cambodia in 2009
– Professorship from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2008
Body type: Athletic
Height: 5 feet 8 inches
Weight: 75 kg
Distinctive Features: Slapstick humor
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Black
Jackie Chan Fan & Followers
Jackie Chan has 6.6 million followers on Facebook, 1.4 million followers on Twitter and 3.7 million followers on Instagram.
Jackie Chan’s Girlfriend/ Spouse
Feng-jiao (1981 till now)
Jackie first started dating Feng-jiao, who was a professional Taiwanese actress in 1981. Immediately after the start of their relationship, Feng had got pregnant and to keep the pregnancy a secret, he sent her to the United States. In 1982, they got married in a small cubicle in Los Angeles. Just a day after their wedding, Feng gave birth to a son Jaycee Chan. She soon gave up her career to focus on family life.
– First album in 1984, he released his first studio album, Love Me.
– First film in 1962, Jackie Chan first appeared in a child role in The Big and Little Wong Tin Bar.
– First TV show in 1989, Jackie appeared in an episode of documentary series The Probe Team as himself.
– Jackie Chan best known for being one of the most famous martial artists as well as action stars.
– Starring in a number of box office monumental successes such Who Am I? (1998) and Shanghai Noon (2000).
Favourite Greatest Fear: Needles
Favourite Person: Will Smith
Favourite Treasured Possession: Peace and Happiness
Favourite Fancy Dress Costume: Avatar
Favourite Role Models: Charles Chaplin
Favourite Films: Gone with the Wind (1939)
Favourite Soccer Club: Manchester City
Rolls-Royce Phantom – $450,000
Maybach 57S – $1.16 million
Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 – $76,000
Cadillac Escalade ESV – $80,490
Ford Taurus – $39,459
BMW i8 – $164,300
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