Jackie Chan is known by many as an actor he is also a stuntman, producer and director of films, in addition, a singer, philanthropist, and a martial artist. Jackie has received global recognition for his work on films which started and stunt work.
As of today Jackie has been able to star in more than 200 films, set the world record for “most stunts by a living actor”, and winning dozens of awards including an Honorary Oscar Award.so let’s get into Jackie Chan net worth fortune in depth and find out how, when and where did it all start. Let’s find out how much is Jackie Chan’s net worth in 2018.
Chan Kong-sang MBE, SBS, PMW who goes to today by stage name Jackie Chan is the son of Charles and Lee-Lee Chan. He was born in 1954 in Hong Kong where he was brought up as well.
Chan went to school at Naw-Hwa primary school then transferred to China Drama Academy which was a Peking Opera School where he spent a decade training in martial arts (judo, karate Taekwondo) and acrobatics. He then went to Dickson College located in Canberra Australia where he worked as a construction worker.
Today Chan is a husband to Joan Lin, a Taiwanese actress with whom they have a son with Jayce Chan an actor and a singer. He is also the father of Elaine Ng Yi-Lei, the daughter whom he got as a result of the extramarital affair.
Chans career in acting started off when he was a little boy of 5 where he would make appearances as a child actor. His first film was Big, and Little Wong Tin Bar 1962 then went ahead to appear on others such as The Love Eterne 1963, Little Tiger of Canton 1973 among others before joining college.
After college Chan returned to Hong Kong to where he appeared in Hand of Death 1976 and Fist of Fury which were box office failures. His breakthrough into films was with the film Snake in the Eagle’s Shadow and Drunken Master 1978 which drove Jackie to mainstream success.
Jackie international career kickstarted when he was featured in The Big Brawl Hollywood film than The Cannonball Run 1981. His Hollywood breakthrough came when he starred in Rush Hour film 1998 which grossed $130 million, and its sequels Rush Hour 2 and Rush Hour 3. Since then his fame in Hollywood continued with him appearing in other dozens of films such as Who Am I 1998, The Forbidden Kingdom 2008, The Spy Next Door, The Karate Kid, Police Story 2013. His most recent being Railroad Tigers 2016, The Foreigner 2017 and upcoming one Bleeding Steel.
As a musician Jackie Chan has released several studio albums such as Love Me 1984, Thank You 1984, A Boy’s life 1985, Shangrila 1986, Sing Lung 1986, No Problem 1987, Jackie Chan 1988, First Time 1992, Dragons Heart 1996, With All Ones Heart 2002 and several other compilation albums.
Awards & Achievements
For his work in films and music, Jackie Chan has been awarded dozens of awards totaling to 28 and received 34 nominations. Some of these awards are Hong Kong Avenue of Stars, Hollywood Walk of Fame, MBE, SBS, PMW, Honorary Oscar award, 5 Hong Kong Film Awards, among others.
Net Worth of Jackie Chan
Jackie Chan net worth is at $425 million. Today he is the 5th highest earning actor in the list of world’s highest actors earning around $49 million. Jackie Chan net worth figures have largely been boosted by his roles in films either acting directing or producing. Another of his net worth booster is endorsement deals where he earns fat checks from companies such as Mitsubishi Motors. Don’t forget music too contributes a small chunk of his net worth also.
Jackie Chan is undeniably one of the actors who are doing really great in the world looking at Jackie Chan net worth figures of $395 and his annual income earnings averaging at $50 million. And since the legend is not showing any signs of slowing down, we expect more of him in the coming years, and we do congratulate him for a well-deserved Oscar award.