Ten fun facts about Jackie Chan


Fact 1
He was born in Hong Kong as Chan Kong-sang, regarded earlier as Bruce Lee’s successor, but over the years, this martial arts master has developed his own distinct style.

Fact 2
Jackie Chan has admitted to saying that “The Canton Godfather” is his favorite movie of all time.

Fact 3
Initially a big star in Asia he went on to conquer Hollywood as well with his unique mix of martial arts and a classic blend eccentric humor.


Fact 4
He lived a strict life as a child in the Chinese Opera Research Institute, which was a boarding school and studied everything ranging from martial arts to singing to drama.

Fact 5
His first feature movie came out in 1962 and it was a Cantonese movie called ‘Big and Little Wong Tin Bar when he was aged eight.

Fact 6
He earned respect from none other than Bruce Lee for his stuntman abilities in the cult-classic movie “Fist of Fury”.

Fact 7
“Battlecreek Brawl” was one of his first movies in Hollywood and it did not do too well at the box office.

Fact 8
His “Rush Hour” sequel of movies with Chris Tucker have been immensely popular in the United States.

Fact 9
Known as the “Big Brother” in Hong Kong, Jackie Chan is a respected figure in the industry.

Fact 10
Jackie Chan is famous for his focused philanthropic efforts and he has pledged to donate half of his wealth post his death.


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Is an international actor and a major global celebrity, known primarily for his martial arts movies in both Cantonese and English.

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