How much is Jackie Chan worth? $400 Million
How did Jackie Chan earn his money and wealth?
Jackie Chan is a Hong Kong-based actor as well as the martial artist who was born with the real name Chan Kong-sang in the year 1954 at Victoria Peak in British Hong Kong. Chan is a multi-talented actor who houses many talents like being a director, screenwriter, producer, singer, stunt director, and performer, as well as action choreographer. He belonged to a Chinese ancestry with mother Lee-Lee Chan and father Charles who were refugees that escaped during the civil war in China. Since the very childhood, Chan showed immense energy which got him the nickname Pao-Pao which translates to Cannonball in the Chinese language. Chan trained for more than 10 years to excel in the field of acrobatics and martial arts. Chan also received training in different other styles of martial art such as Judo, Karate, Taekwondo as well as Jeet Kune Do.
His enthusiasm for acting was evident from his role as a child from the age of five in several movies. When he was eight years old, he was a small part of the movie named “Big and Little Wong Tin Bar” in the year 1962. Post that, he appeared in the movie named “The Love Eterne” in the year 1963 followed by another small role in the movie “Come Drink with Me” in 1966.
Chan is most famous for his unique fighting with the use of acrobatic coupled with perfect comic timing. He always uses improvised weapons which enhance the quality of his performance in stunts. All stunts are mostly performed by him and he seldom uses the help of any stunt double in the movies he has acted in. He has specialized training in Hapkido and Kung Fu.
Chan has been a part of the film industry as an actor from the 60s with more than 150 movies in his bag. Chan is considered as a highly influential and recognizable cinema based personality who is gaining more and more recognition with each passing day in the Eastern as well as the Western periphery of the world. He has his very own star in the “Hong Kong Avenue of Stars” along with the “Hollywood Walk of Fame”.
He has been used as a reference in numerous cartoons, pop songs, video games and so on. He has received training in vocals with specialization in Cantopop as well as Mandopop. He has sung as well as released albums for many theme songs in movies which he was a part of. He has been ranked as one of the most charitable celebrities in the Forbes Magazine. Also, Forbes magazine in 2015 estimated his net worth at $350 million and ranked him as the second highest paid actor in the world in 2016. The talent powerhouse has over 150 films to his credit since he started in the 1960s.
What are the highest grossing movies of Jackie Chan?
1-Rush Hour 2 (2001): $226,164,286
2-Kung Fu Panda (2008) (Voice): $215,434,591
3-The Karate Kid (2010): $176,591,618
4-Kung Fu Panda 2 (Voice) (2011): $165,249,063
5-Kung Fu Panda 3 (Voice) (2016): $143,528,619
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