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Jackie Chan

Jackie Chan, SBS, MBE (born Chan Kong-sang, 陳港生; 7 April 1954) is a Hong Kong actor, action choreographer, comedian, director, producer, martial artist, screenwriter, entrepreneur, singer, and stunt performer.


In his movies, he is known for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, use of improvised weapons, and innovative stunts. Chan has been acting since the 1960s and has appeared in over 150 films.

Chan has received stars on the Hong Kong Avenue of Stars and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. As a cultural icon, Chan has been referenced in various pop songs, cartoons, and video games. An operatically trained vocalist, Chan 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. He is also a notable philanthropist.


In 1982, Chan married Lin Feng-jiao (aka Joan Lin), a Taiwanese actress. Their son, singer and actor Jaycee Chan, was born that same year. As a result of an extra-marital affair with Chan, Elaine Ng Yi-Lei bore a daughter in 1999. In 2009, Chan received an honorary doctorate from the University of Cambodia. Chan is a Buddhist. He speaks Cantonese, Mandarin, English, and American Sign Language and also speaks some German, Korean, Japanese, Spanish, and Thai. Chan is an avid football fan and supports the Hong Kong national football team, England National Football Team, and Manchester City. 

Jackie Chan is a Hong Kong actor, action choreographer, comedian, director, producer, martial artist, screenwriter, singer

Jackie Chan is a Hong Kong actor, action choreographer, comedian, director, producer, martial artist, screenwriter, singer

Jackie Chan is a Hong Kong actor, action choreographer, comedian, director, producer, martial artist, screenwriter, singer

Jackie Chan is a Hong Kong actor, action choreographer, comedian, director, producer, martial artist, screenwriter, singer

Jackie Chan is a Hong Kong actor, action choreographer, comedian, director, producer, martial artist, screenwriter, singer

Jackie Chan is a Hong Kong actor, action choreographer, comedian, director, producer, martial artist, screenwriter, singer

Jackie Chan is a Hong Kong actor, action choreographer, comedian, director, producer, martial artist, screenwriter, singer

Jackie Chan is a Hong Kong actor, action choreographer, comedian, director, producer, martial artist, screenwriter, singer

Jackie Chan is a Hong Kong actor, action choreographer, comedian, director, producer, martial artist, screenwriter, singer

Jackie Chan is a Hong Kong actor, action choreographer, comedian, director, producer, martial artist, screenwriter, singer

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