• Biography

Donnie Yen is known as a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, film director, producer, action choreographer, and wushu tournament champion. He is most famous for his lead role in “IpMan”.

Background and Age

Donnie Yen Tze-dan was born on July 27, 1963 in Yuexiu District, Guangzhou, China. The entire family moved to Hong Kong when Donnie was two years of age and later moved to Boston when he turned 11. His enthusiasm for the martial arts was impacted by his mother who set off his interest and made him start evaluating various styles of aikido just as different types of customary Chinese martial arts. At 14 years old, he was at that point training kung fu and wushu.

Wife and Kids

The Asian martial artist has been married twice, his first marriage was to Leung Zing Ci in November 1993. The marriage which kept going short of what one year gave the couple a child named Jeff, was born in 1995. Donnie Yen's subsequent marriage was to a lady who is 18 years more youthful than him. He dated Cissy Wang, a past belle of the ball for a quarter of a year prior to getting married. Cissy is prominently known as the champ of the Miss Chinese Toronto Beauty Pageant which occurred in the year 2000. She was likewise the delegate of Toronto in the Miss Chinese International Pageant of 2001.

He committed himself to maintain a strategic distance from any scene that has to do with intimate touch with another woman since his marriage to Cissy. He declared that Cissy is his ultimate support and, that every one of his agonies disappears once she's around him. Their marriage is an affectionate one and they are honored with two children Jasmine and James.

Career and Net Worth

The Asian mainland has seen numerous eminent martial artists who have always exhibited their abilities in motion pictures everywhere throughout the world. Donnie Yen, an actor who additionally serves as a director and martial artist is among such extraordinary big names. He is eminent for his role in inserting blended martial arts in the standard Chinese culture. One of his most popular films is "Ip Man" which is about Bruce Lee's mentor.

The World Wushu Champion has been known to show outstanding abilities in various types of martial arts as he is knowledgeable about Wushu, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, Judo, Wing Chun, Wrestling, Tai Chi, Karate, and Boxing. In July 2019, Disney fans were delighted when the trailer for the live-action version of Mulan was released. Donnie Yen will be starring in one of the lead roles as Commander Tung.

Date modified: Aug 9, 2020
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