Jackie Chan

Datuk Fang Shilong (Chinese: 房仕龍; born 7 April 1954) , born Chan Kong-sang (Chinese: 陳港生 listen) and known professionally as Jackie Chan, is a Hong Kong actor, director and martial artist known for his slapstick acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, and innovative stunts, which he typically performs himself. Cha... More
AKA (Other Names): 陳港生, Sing Lung, Y'uen Lo, Pao Pao
Zodiac Sign: Aries (Chinese: Horse)
Birth Name: Chan Kong-sang
Born: Victoria Peak, The Peak, Hong Kong
Raised: Hong Kong
Nationality: Hong Kong/Hong Kongers/Chinese
Relationship Status: Married
Height: 5′ 9″ (1.74 m)
Net Worth: US $350 million
Married To:
Joan Lin - Actress (1982)
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Datuk Fang Shilong (Chinese: 房仕龍; born 7 April 1954) , born Chan Kong-sang (Chinese: 陳港生 listen) and known professionally as Jackie Chan, is a Hong Kong actor, director and martial artist known for his slapstick acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, and innovative stunts, which he typically performs himself. Chan has been acting since the 1960s, performing in more than 150 films. He is one of the most popular action film stars of all time.Chan is one of the most recognisable and influential film personalities in the world, and he gained a widespread



global following in both the Eastern and Western hemispheres. He has received fame stars on the Hong Kong Avenue of Stars and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He has been referenced in various pop songs, cartoons, films and video games. He is an operatically trained vocalist and is also a Cantopop and Mandopop star, having released a number of music 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 2004, film scholar Andrew Willis stated that Chan was perhaps the "most recognised film star in the world". In 2015, Forbes estimated his net worth to be $350 million, and as of 2016, he was the second-highest-paid actor in the world.Since 2013, Chan has been a pro-Communist politician, serving in the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. After the Hong Kong electoral reform in 2021, Chan became an Election Committee's member and could vote for the Chief Executive.

Birth Name
Chan Kong-sang
AKA (Other Names)
陳港生, Sing Lung, Y'uen Lo, Pao Pao
Zodiac Sign
Aries (Chinese: Horse)
Nationality/Origin
Hong Kong / Hong Kongers / Chinese
Marital Status
Married
Net Worth
US $350 million
Genre
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Kids, Family
Debut Year
1984
Debut
Big and Little Wong Tin Bar Source
Race
Asian
Ethnicity
Chinese
Language(s)
Cantonese, English, German, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish
Birth Place
Victoria Peak, The Peak, Hong Kong Map
Raised/Grew Up
Hong Kong Map
Residence/Location
Victoria Peak, The Peak, Hong Kong Map
Sexual Orientation
Straight
Religious Beliefs
Buddhism, Buddhist
Height
5′ 9″ (1.74 m)
Weight
≈160-170 lbs (73-77 kgs)
Chest Size
≈41 inches
Waist Size
≈33 inches
Eye Color
Black
Hair Color
Black, Brunette
Hair Type
Straight, Type 1
Face Type
Oval
Has Tattoos
No
Distinctive Features
Build
Body
Left/Right Handed?
Right Handed
Education
Dickson College
Nah-Hwa Primary School
China Academy of Drama
Pets
Dogs
Fan Mail Address(es)
Jackie Chan Jackie & Willie Productions Ltd. 70 Pak To Avenue Clear Water Bay, Kowloon Hong Kong
RELATIONSHIP Married To
Joan Lin - Actress (1982)
RELATIONSHIPS Family
Charles (Parent) - Family Member
Charles Chan (Parent) - Family Member
RELATIONSHIP Family
Jaycee Chan (Child) - Family Member
RELATIONSHIPS Related Channels
Chris Tucker - Actor, Hollywood
李连杰 Jet Li - Actor, China Films
Bruce Lee - Actor, Hollywood
Arnold Schwarzenegger - Actor, Hollywood
Jason Statham - Actor, Hollywood
Sylvester Stallone - Actor, Hollywood
Jaden Smith - Actor, Hollywood
Will Smith - Actor, Hollywood
Trivia / Facts
Chan Kong-sang was born 7 April 1954. Source
He was born in British Hong Kong, as Chan Kong-sang, to Charles and Lee-Lee Chan, refugees from the Chinese Civil War. Source
Jackie Chan also trained in other styles of martial arts such as karate, judo, taekwondo, and Jeet Kune Do. Source
He began his career by appearing in small roles at the age of five as a child actor. Source
At seventeen, he worked as a stuntman in the Bruce Lee films Fist of Fury and Enter the Dragon under the stage name Chan Yuen Lung Source
He received his first starring role later that year in Little Tiger of Canton that had a limited release in Hong Kong in 1973. Source
Jackie Chan later also appeared in one other sex scene, in Shinjuku Incident. Source
In the late 1990s, Chan changed his Chinese name to Fong Si-lung , since his father’s original surname was Fong Source
Jackie Chan’s first major breakthrough was the 1978 film Snake in the Eagle’s Shadow, shot while he was loaned to Seasonal Film Corporation under a two-picture deal. Source
Charities & Causes Contributed
UNICEF Google
Operation Smile Google
Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation Google
WildAid Google
Dragon's Heart Foundation Google
The Salvation Army Google
UNAIDS Google
Action In Mental Health Google
Known For / Popularity Highlights
Jackie Chan is known for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, use of improvised weapons, and innovative stunts, which he typically performs himself. He has trained in Kung Fu and Hapkido. He has been acting since the 1960s and has appeared in over 150 films. Source
He is also a notable philanthropist. In 2015, Forbes magazine estimated his net worth to be $350 million. Source
Before Fame & Early Life
Chan joined his parents in Canberra in 1976, where he briefly attended Dickson College and worked as a construction worker. Source
He began his career by appearing in small roles at the age of five as a child actor. At age eight, 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. Source
Famous Jackie Chan Quotes
Nothing makes me more determined to succeed than someone telling me something's impossible. Source
Life will knock us down, but we can choose whether or not to stand back up. Source
Don't try to be like Jackie. There is only one Jackie. Study computers instead. Source
I never wanted to be the next Bruce Lee. I just wanted to be the first Jackie Chan. Source
Family is not who's blood is in you, is who you love and who loves you Source
The best fights are the ones we avoid. Source
Cinema reflects culture and there is no harm in adapting technology, but not at the cost of losing your originality. Source
Cinema reflects culture and there is no harm in adapting technology, but not at the cost of losing your originality. Source
Sometimes it takes only one act of kindness and caring to change a person's life. Source
Do not let circumstances control you. You change your circumstances. Source
Why did I become Jackie Chan? Mostly because I work very hard. When people were sleeping, I was still training. Source
Popular Discography
Dragon's Heart (1996) Amazon Google
A Boy's Life (1985) Amazon Google
Love Me (1984) Amazon Google
Thank You (1984) Amazon Google
First Time (1992) Amazon Google
Sing Lung (1986) Amazon Google
With All One's Heart (2002) Amazon Google
No Problem (1987) Amazon Google
Official Album for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games - Jackie Chan's Version (2008) Amazon Google
Who am I (1998) Amazon Google
Mr. Nice Guy (1997) Amazon Google
Jackie Chan (1988) Amazon Google
Recent Awards
Academy Honorary Award (2016) Google Wikipedia
MTV Movie Award for Best Fight (2002 - Rush Hour 2) Google Wikipedia
Hong Kong Film Award for Best Film (1989 - Rouge) Google Wikipedia
Hong Kong Film Award for Best Action Choreography (2013, 1999, 1996 - CZ12, Who Am I?, Rumble in the Bronx) Google Wikipedia
Golden Rooster Award for Best Actor (2005 - New Police Story) Google Wikipedia
Hong Kong Film Award for Professional Achievement (2005) Google Wikipedia
Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Buttkicker (2011 - The Karate Kid) Google Wikipedia
MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo (1999 - Rush Hour) Google Wikipedia
People's Choice Award for Favorite Action Movie Star (2011 - The Karate Kid, The Spy Next Door) Google Wikipedia
MTV Lifetime Achievement Award (1995) Google Wikipedia
Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Male Buttkicker (2003, 2002 - The Tuxedo, Rush Hour 2) Google Wikipedia
Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer In An Animated Program (2002 - Jackie Chan Adventures) Google Wikipedia
Official Accounts & Websites