Jackie Chan is one of the finest actors and most followed superstar living on the planet. Jackie Chan’s original name is Chan Kong-Sang and was born in the year 1954, Hong Kong. He is a trained martial artist in Kung Fu and Wing Chun. He worked as a construction worker in Canberra, Australia. Once, he broke the 12 concrete blocks simultaneously but did not let fragile eggs to break which he was holding in his hands. After the sudden death of Hong Kong superstar Bruce Lee, he established himself as the reigning and top actor of Hong Kong. His movie ‘Snake In The Eagle’s Shadow’ stormed him as a top actor and superstar of Hong Kong. He did ‘Rush Hour’ movie as it was offered with a truckload of money to him. Jackie Chan is known for his own style of a martial artist, with a blend of crazy physical comedy.
Let’s See Some Fascinating Facts Of Jackie Chan:
1. Rare Negative Role
In his well accomplished and enormous acting career he has portrayed only a single negative character that too in a movie called ‘Rumble In The Bronx’.
2. Perfectionist For a Reason
Once he took 2900 shots for a baroque stunt scene for the movie ‘Dragon Lord’. He always believes in doing a bit different every time he appears on the screen with perfection.
3. Performing Stunt On His Own
Jackie Chan once jumped out of a plane to land on a hot air balloon in the movie ‘Armour Of God’. It was a very dangerous act and the makers were reluctant to go ahead with this but Jackie forced them to do it on his own.
4. Marriage In a Cafe
Jackie Chan married to his wife in a cafe. He is a gentleman and he proves this with his acts. When he decided to marry his wife she was pregnant at that time, he kept his promise and proposed her for the wedding in the cafe.
5. Teaching a Lesson To Son
Jackie Chan is very stringent and disciplined when it comes to acting and real life. Once, his son got caught in a drug case and he refused to go for his bail to just teach him a lesson.
6. An Injured Soul
As everyone knows, Jackie Chan does all his stunts on his own. In doing this, he has got multiple injuries out of which some were life-threatening. He has a permanent plastic plug in his head after an injury while performing a stunt in the movie ‘Armour Of God’.
7. Maximum Credits
Jackie Chan holds the Guinness Book of World Records of maximum credits for the movie ‘Chinese Zodiac’. Starting from an actor, director, and producer he has the credits of 15 roles under his name.
8. Father As a Spy
His father Charles Chan was a spy in the Chinese army and his mother Lee-Lee Chan was involved with the selling of a drug opium and was a well-recognized stage performer.
9. History Behind His Name
When Jackie moved to Australia with his parents, he started to work for a construction company where the builder named Jack gave him the name Jack which eventually turned into Jackie.
10. First Movie Without a Fight Scene
His whole career has movies with a lot of stunts. Due to this, he has got a lot of injuries. Jackie is now focusing on avoiding stunts and started to work in a family-drama. He has done ‘All In The Family’ movie which is the only flick where he has not done any stunt and fight scene.
11. A Renowned Singer
Jackie Chan is a trained Cantopop and Mandopop opera singer. He has sung few of his movie titles and also released 20 albums in Japanese, Taiwanese, Cantonese, Mandarin, and in English.
12. Protecting Himself With Guns
In the era of 80’s-90’s, to protect himself and his crew, he used to carry guns and grenades from rebels in China.
13. Supporter Of Chinese Political Party
Jackie Chan is a hardcore supporter of Chinese Communist party, and according to him, Taiwanese democracy is the world’s biggest joke.
14. Scared Of Only Two Things
Jackie Chan hardly gets scared from anything, but in real life, he has a phobia of public speaking and needles.
15. Extra Marital Affair
Jackie Chan is criticized for numerous scandalous affairs with ladies. He once accepted that due to this, his marriage got in danger. He had an affair with Elaine Ng Yi-Lei, with whom he has a daughter named Etta Ng.
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