An actor, action choreographer, and martial artist, Donnie Yen is one of the most well-recognized action stars of the Asian film industry. With his mother being a martial artist, he began experimenting with various fighting styles as a child and over the years, has practiced a variety of martial arts such as Muay Thai, Judo, Kickboxing, Taekwondo, Karate, Jiu-Jitsu, Tai Chi and Boxing, along with becoming a multiple-time world Wushu tournament champion as well. His rise to stardom as an actor began in the early 2000s and since then, has gone on to become an internationally recognized action star through his fabulous performances in movies like Shanghai Knights, The Monkey King, Seven Swords, Rogue One and xXx: Return of Xander Cage. As far as his off-camera personal life is concerned, the first marriage of Donnie Yen with Leung Zing Ci lasted for just one year while he is currently married to former beauty queen Cissy Wang.
Donnie Yen Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Donnie Yen Ji-dan
- Nicknames: Dan Yeh
- Date of Birth: July 27, 1963
- Birthplace: Yuexiu District, Guangzhou, China
- Nationality: Hong Kong
- Occupation: Actor, Martial Artist, Action Choreographer
- Zodiac Sign: Leo
- Eye Color: Black
- Hair Color: Black
Donnie Yen Height Weight Shoe Size Body Measurements Facts
Donnie Yen Family Details:
- Father: Klyster Yen (Newspaper Editor)
- Mother: Bow-sim Mark (Martial Artist)
- Siblings: Chris Yen (Younger Sister)
- Spouse Name: Cissy Wang (m. 2003), Zing-Ci Leung (m. 1993–1995)
- Children Name: Jeff and James (Sons), Jasmine (Daughter)
Donnie Yen Relationships History:
- Leung Zing Ci (1993-1995)
- Cissy Wang – Beauty Queen (m. 2003)
Donnie Yen Career Highlights:
- First Film: Shaolin Drunkard (1983)
- First TV Show: The Last Conflict (1988)
Donnie Yen Body Measurements:
Following are the complete actor Donnie Yen height, weight, shoe size, and other body measurements statistics.
- Height in Feet: 5’ 8”
- Height in Centimeters: 173 cm
- Weight in Kilogram: 75 kg
- Weight in Pounds: 165 pounds
- Feet/ Shoe Size: Unknown
Donnie Yen Interesting Facts:
- Donnie is a huge fan of Bruce Lee.
- He is a classically trained pianist as well.
- His wife Cissy Wang is 18 years younger than him.
- He is a huge fan of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
- The actor can speak Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean and English languages.
- During his career, Donnie has turned down many films that have turned out to be blockbusters.
- He is well-trained in various martial arts forms, such as tae kwon do, boxing, wushu ad kick-boxing.