Jackie Chan Net Worth

February 3, 2024
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Hong Kong actor, film producer and director, stunt performer, martial artist, as well as a singer, Jackie Chan was born Chan Kong-sang on 7 April 1954, in then British Hong Kong, and has become one of the most famous actors all around the world, starring in more than 150 films many involving several stunts, and has collected numerous awards, including Golden Phoenix Awards, Hong Kong Film Awards, People’s Choice Awards, World Stunt Awards and many others. In addition to that, Jackie Chan has been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, as well as on the Hong Kong Avenue of Stars.

So just how rich is Jackie Chan, as of mid-2017? According to authoritative sources, Chan’s net worth is estimated to be over $390 million, accumulated during his career in the film industry which now spans over 50 years. His impressive net worth means that he has been able to acquire assets such as his LEGACY 650 jet, which cost over $30 million.

Jackie Chan Net Worth $390 Million

Jackie studied at Nah-Hwa Primary School, and later attended the China Drama Academy. Chan’s introduction to the film industry started when he was only five years old, as he was already making on screen appearances in minor roles. At the age of eight, Jackie was cast in his first major role in “Big and Little Wong Tin Bar”, and a year later starred in the musical film entitled “The Love Eterne”. In the beginnings of his acting career, he also worked as a stuntman in “Enter the Dragon” and “Fist of Fury” with Bruce Lee, and it was his stunt work that eventually led him to receive more acting offers. In 1976, Jackie Chan met film producer Willie Chan, who soon became his personal manager, as well as a friend. With Willie’s help, Jackie Chan was able to land his first role in Hollywood in the martial arts film “The Big Brawl”. Chan then went on to star in “The Protector” yet, disappointed with its failure, he returned to star in Hong Kong, where he began to attract large audiences.

Jackie’s films attracted other audiences too, including in Japan where “The Young Master” in 1980 and Dragon Lord in 1982 grossed more at the box office than even Bruce Lee had managed. However, Chan’s eyes were still focused on Hollywood, and in the mid-‘90s he gained audience’s attention, becoming known for his stunts and acrobatic abilities, most notably in such films as “Rumble in the Bronx”, “The Medallion” with Lee Evans, “Shanghai Noon” with Owen Wilson and Lucy Liu, but is perhaps best known for the “Rush Hour” trilogy, in which he plays  Detective Inspector Lee alongside Chris Tucker portraying the character of Detective James Carter. The first movie in the trilogy enjoyed huge commercial success, grossing over $244 million at the box office, and resulted in the creation of “Rush Hour 2” and “Rush Hour 3”, both of which were at least as successful as the first film, so much so that for the latest installment in the trilogy, Jackie Chan earned $15 million, making him the most famous Hong Kong actor in Hollywood. His fame and net worth were certainly well set.

Jackie has been in work consistently over the last 50 years, being involved as actor, director, producer or martial arts co-ordinator in over 160 productions, the latest being “Kung Fu Yoga” released in early 2017, so his talents are still very much in demand.

In his personal life, Jackie Chan has been married to Joan Lin since 1982 and they have a son; he also has a daughter with Elaine Ng Yi-Lei. Jackie is a philanthropist too, supporting such varied projects as the Jackie Chan Science Centre at the Australian National University, and is an ambassador of Save China’s Tigers, aiming to save the endangered animals. He’s also contributed to several earthquake devastated areas around the world, and has pledged to leave half his fortune to charities on his death.

Jackie currently has homes in Hong Kong, Beverley Hills and Canberra, Australia.

Daniel Wanburg

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