• Biography

Jet Li is known as a champion martial artist and Chinese film actor. He is most famous for his “Once Upon a Time in China” film series and appearances in American films like “Lethal Weapon 4”.

Background and Age

Li Lian Jie was born on April 26, 1963, in Beijing, China, Jet Li is the most youthful of five children. At the point when Li was just 2 years of age, he lost his father. At age 8, he started learning wushu, a type of martial arts. Taking note of his ability, his family sent him to proceed with his examinations at an extraordinary school. At 11 years old, Li won his first national title. Accordingly, he headed out to in excess of 45 nations as part of the Bejing Wushu Team. In 1974, Li made a trip to the United States and gave a martial arts exhibit for President Richard M. Nixon. He turned into the All-Around National Wushu Champion that year, a title he held for five successive years.

Wife and Kids

Li married his better half Nina in 1999. The couple has two girls together. He was recently married to Qiuyan Huang from 1987 to 1990, Li has two girls from his first marriage. Intrigued by charity causes, Li fills in as an envoy for the Red Cross. He set up the Jet Li One Foundation in partnership with the Red Cross Society of China. The association works in a few unique territories and provides crisis help to the general population of China.

Career and Net Worth

In 1998, Li handled his first English-language role, playing a trouble maker in Lethal Weapon 4 with Mel Gibson and Danny Glover. He moved to Los Angeles for the film, where he experienced serious language training to plan for his role as a Chinese crime boss. This action film, particularly the scenes with Li, charmed American motion picture crowds.

Li collaborated with rapper DMX and singer Aaliyah for Romeo Must Die (2000) a hip hop martial arts version of the great story of youthful love, Romeo and Juliet. Li and Aaliyah played star-crossed sweethearts from two warring crime families. The film scored enormous success in the cinematic world, acquiring $100 million. The movie launched a popular singer, Aaliyah's film career until she met tragedy from a plane crash. In July 2019, his fans were happy to see him land a role in the upcoming live-action version of Disney's Mulan. The trailer revealed that he will play the role of The Emperor.

Date modified: Aug 9, 2020
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