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Jackie Chan Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1954
Place of Birth Hong Kong, China
Age 67 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
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Jackie Chan

Chan Kong-sang, known professionally as Jackie Chan, is a Hong Kong actor and martial artist known for his slapstick acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, 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, 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 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.

BornChan Kong-sang, April 7, 1954, Victoria Peak, British Hong Kong
NationalityChinese (Hong Kong)
ChildrenJaycee Chan (son), Etta Ng (daughter)
ParentsCharles Chan (father), Lee-Lee Chan (mother)
ResidenceHong Kong
Alma materPeking Opera School
OccupationMartial artist, actor, filmmaker, action choreographer, singer, stunt director, stunt performer
Civilian awardsFull list
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About Jackie Chan

Actor, choreographer, and stuntman whose notable films include the Rush Hour trilogy, Enter the Dragon, Shanghai Noon, and The Karate Kid. He grew popular through his mix of comedy and stunts, most of which he performed himself, and has also worked as a director and producer, martial artist, and Mandopop singer.

Jackie Chan before fame

He studied music, dance and martial arts at the China Drama Academy. He debuted in 1962's Big and Little Wong Tin Bar.

Achievement of Jackie Chan

He received stars on both the Hong Kong Avenue of Stars and Hollywood Walk of Fame. A popular singer in Asia, he released albums in Cantonese, Mandarin, Taiwanese, and Japanese. He won Japan's Best Foreign Singer Awards in 1984.

Jackie Chan family life

He married Lin Feng-Jiao in 1982. His children are Jaycee Chan and Etta Ng.

Associations of Jackie Chan

He co-starred in three Rush Hour films with Chris Tucker.

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Latest information about Jackie Chan updated on May 10 2021.