Li Lianjie, professionally known by his stage name Jet Li is a Chinese actor, producer and martial artist born on 26th April, 1963. As a child, he was interested in wushu that’s why Li took training of wushu and won several gold medals in Chinese wushu championships in his young age. After receiving success in sports he began his career as a martial arts film star. Jet Li debut film Shaolin Temple released in 1982 which earned critical acclaim. His other famous Chinese movies included Once Upon a Time in China, High Risk and First of Legend. In addition to that, Li as well worked in American films. Lethal Weapon 4 was his debut American film releaed in 1998 which earned positive reviews. His next film Romeo Must Die released in 2000 and became blockbuster hit at box office. Afterwards, Jet Li performed various roles in numerous successful films and received fame and success such as Fearless, War, The Forbidden Kingdom and The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor. Throughout his career he won several awards including Shanghai Film Critics Award and Hong Kong Film Award.
Philanthropically, Li is an active humanitarian and always supported different charity organizations. In 2011, he as well founded Taiji Zen Company with Jack Ma with the objective of increasing Health and Happiness for All. As for his personal life, Jet Li married twice, Huang Qiuyan was his first wife but the couple ended up their marriage relationship after three years which was followed by his marriage to the current wife Nina Li Chi in 1999.
Jet Li Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Li Lianjie
- Nicknames: Jet Li
- Date of Birth: April 26, 1963
- Birthplace: Beijing, China
- Occupation: Actor, Martial Artist, Film Producer
- Zodiac Sign: Taurus
- Eye Color: Brown
- Hair Color: Black
Jet Li Family Details:
- Father: N/a
- Mother: Zhang Feng Lan
- Siblings: One brother and two sisters
- Spouse: Nina Li (m. 1999), Huang Qiuyan (m. 1987–1990)
- Children: Taimi Li, Jane Li, Jada Li, Si Li
Jet Li Career Highlights:
- First Film: Shaolin Temple (1982)
- Debut Hollywood Film: Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)
Jet Li Body Measurements:
Actor Jet Li body measurements complete details are listed below including his height, weight, waist, chest, biceps and shoe size.
- Height: 5’ 6” (68 m)
- Weight: 66 kg (146 pounds)
- Shoe Size: 9 (US)
- Chest Size: 40 inches
- Waist Size: 30 inches
- Arms / Biceps Size: 14 inches
Jet Li Interesting Facts:
- Jet Li was in Maldives when 2004 tsunami came and he suffered with minor foot injury.
- He won his first Chinese National Wushu Championship at the age of eleven.
- At the beginning of his acting career, he was given the name “Jet” because of his speed and grace in fighting after his original name was considered to be difficult to pronounce.