Jackie Chan Net Worth: Chan Kong-sang is a Hong Kong martial artist, actor, film director, and producer. He has appeared in more than 150 films which include hit films like The Karate Kid, Shanghai Noon, The Tuxedo, and Rush Hour. As of 2016, Chan has an estimated net worth of $150 million.
Chan was born on 7 April 1954, in British Hong Kong. He went on to attend the Nah-Hwa Primary School. Later, Chan attended China Drama Academy where he invested his time to learn martial arts and acting. From the young age of 5, he had started acting. He went on to play in the films Big and Little Wong Tin Bar in 1962. Due to the lack of film offers that he got, during those initial years he went on to star in an adult film called All in the Family.
Chan starred in a comedic adult film in which Chan appears in his first nude sex scene. But, his breakthrough came with the film in the Eagle’s Shadow which received positive reviews. Then he put his martial arts skill to action after appearing in the films Half a Loaf of Kung Fu and Spiritual Kung Fu. In 1980, he appeared in his first Hollywood film called The Big Brawl and then went on to appear in The Cannonball Run the next year.
He went on to have success through the films Dragon Lord and The Young Master. In 1986, he appeared in the film Armour of God through which he got a lot of attention in the Hollywood audience as well. After this spell, he started to get long term movie contracts. The film series’ Police Story was one of the most hit ones among others which garnered him award after award. In 1998, he went on to appear in the film Golden Harvest, Who Am I? which was also a massive hit. He then went on to cement himself on top of mainstream media throughout the world after the release of the film Shanghai Noon.
Jackie Chan Net Worth in years:
|Jackie Chan Net Worth in 2012||$65 million|
|Jackie Chan Net Worth in 2013||$80 million|
|Jackie Chan Net Worth in 2014||$100 million|
|Jackie Chan Net Worth in 2015||$125 million|
|Jackie Chan Net Worth in 2016||$150 million|
The sequel to the film Shanghai Knights which also featured Owen Wilson also did equally well in the box office. It seemed that every film that he was involved in was a hit during that time like the films The Tuxedo and The Medallion. Another film series he was involved in was Rush Hour for which he garnered a large contract as well. Its third instalment which was released in 2007 was also a massive hit. As his success continued he started to experiment with different types of roles which garnered a formula which was the right dose for the audience.
After releasing critically acclaimed films like The Spy Next Door and Little Big Soldier, he went on to star alongside young Jaden Smith in the film The Karate Kid. The film was a huge school which was remade from the 1984 original garnering a large revenue in the global box office. Along with the success in his film career, Chan also owns the production companies JC Group China, Jackie & Willie Productions and Jackie & JJ Productions.