Is Jackie Chan a millionaire or billionaire?
|Net Worth:||$400 Million|
|Nick Name:||Jackie Chan, Pao-Pao|
|Real Name:||Chan Kong-sang|
|Born:||April 7, 1954|
|Country of Origin:||Hong Kong|
|Source of Wealth:||Professional Actor/Producer/Writer/Singer/Stunt performer|
Jackie Chan’s Net Worth
How rich is Jackie Chan?
As of 2020, Jackie Chan’s net worth is about 400 million dollars. He has appeared in over 150 movies and has made an incredibly successful career spanning multiple decades. Jackie Chan acquired most of his wealth through his acting and also as a film producer.
Jackie Chan is still active in his acting career, which has spanned nearly sixty years. As of 2018, his films had collectively grossed over US$5 billion at the worldwide box office. He is also the owner of JCE Movies Limited (Jackie Chan Emperor Movies Limited), founded in 2004.
Jackie Chan’s Overviews
Chan Kong-sang, also known professionally as Jackie Chan, is a Hong Kong actor, producer, director, stunt performer, screenwriter, martial artist, singer, entrepreneur, comedian, and action choreographer. He was born in Hong Kong to Charles and Lee-Lee Chan. His parents name him Pao-Pao (meaning: Cannonball) because he was an energetic child that was always rolling around.
Is Jackie Chan a good fighter? He is known for his fighting style and doing his innovative stunts. He is trained in Wushu or Kung Fu and Hapkido.
In 2016, he was the second-highest paid actor in the world. He is also a talented singer and has released many successful albums. He sang the majority of the theme songs for some of his films.
Jackie Chan‘s acting career started in the 1960s in Hong Kong. He was just five years old when he got his first minor role. At age eight, he appeared in the film; Big and Little Wong Tin Bar (1962). In 1963, he was extra in the movie “The Love Eterne.” In 1966, he played a minor role in the film “Come Drink with Me.” Between 1972 and 1973, by then, he was 17 years old. Jackie Chan worked as a stuntman in the Bruce Lee films “Fist of Fury” and “Enter the Dragon.” He also received his first starring role in the film “Little Tiger of Canton.” In 1976, he appeared in “Hand of Death” and “New Fist of Fury.”
In 1978, he had a breakthrough in his acting career when he landed a significant role in the film “Snake in the Eagle’s Shadow.” In that same year, he played a role in “Drunken Master,”; a role that launched him into mainstream success. He also wrote and starred in “Half a Loaf of Kung Fu” and appeared in the 1978 film “Spiritual Kung Fu.”
In 1979, Jackie Chan directed his first film, “The Fearless Hyena.” He also wrote and starred in it as well. In 1983, he appeared in the sequel “Fearless Hyena Part II.”
In 1980, he made his American film debut in the film “The Big Brawl.” In 1981, he played a minor role in the movie “The Cannonball Run.” The film made a gross income of over US$100 million worldwide.
Between 1982 to 1996, he appeared in several successful films, some of which are: The Young Master (1980) and Dragon Lord (1982), Wheels on Meals (1984), Police Story(1985), Project A (1983), with Project A Part II (1987). And Dragons Forever (1988), Police Story 2 (1988), Armour of God II: Operation Condor (1991), Armour of God (1986), Police Story 3: Super Cop (1992), Drunken Master II (1994).
By January of 1995, Jackie Chan films had grossed over US$70 million in Hong Kong, US$489 million in Japan, 11.5 million box office admissions in France, and 9.9 million box office admissions in Germany. Despite not being very successful in North America, his only two films out were: The Big Brawl and The Protector. They both grossed an income of US$9.51 million (US$32 million adjusted for inflation).
Jackie Chan started gaining success in North America in 1995. He accepted a role in “Rumble in the Bronx.” In 1996, he released Police Story 3: Super Cop in the United States. The film grossed over US$16 million. In 1998, he became a Hollywood star after appearing in “Rush Hour” with Chris Tucker. Rush Hour made a gross income of US$130 million in the United States alone. In 2001, he reunited with Chris Tucker for Rush Hour 2, and this time, the film made an even more significant success than the original, grossing $347 million worldwide.
Which Jackie Chan movie is the best?
Between 1998 and now, Jackie Chan has appeared in more successful films, some of which are: Who Am I? (1998), Gorgeous (1999), The Accidental Spy (2001), Shanghai Noon (2000), films, The Tuxedo (2002), The Medallion (2003), Shanghai Knights (2003), New Police Story (2004), Around the World in 80 Days (2004), The Myth (2005), Rob-B-Hood (2006), Rush Hour 3 (2007), The Forbidden Kingdom (2008) and Bleeding Steel (2017). He also voiced Master Monkey in Kung Fu Panda in 2008.
His upcoming works are: Wish Dragon (2020), Vanguard (2020), Project X-Traction (2020), Five Against a Bullet (2020), The Handsome (2021), Chinese Zodiac 2 (2021), My Mercenary Career (no release date yet) and Once Upon a Zodiac (no release date yet).
As a singer, Jackie Chan has released 12 studio albums, seven compilation albums, 32 theme songs for 41 films, and three collaboration songs for the 2008 Summer Olympics closing ceremony, 2010 Expo and 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.
Currently, Jackie Chan has received at least 45 Awards and honors, including receiving stars on the Hong Kong Avenue of Stars and the Hollywood Walk of Fame.\