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Jet Li

Jet Li

Born:

Jet Li is known for his impressive wushu or martial arts demonstration born on April 26, 1963, In China.

Family Background:

He is the son of Li Qingquan and Zhang Feng Lan. He is the youngest of his five siblings. When he was only two, his father passed away.

Personal Life:

In 1987, He married actress Huang Qiuyan. The couple has two daughters. They got divorced in 1990.

Education:

he had attended non-sparring wushu or Martial Art event.

Career:

At 17, He had retired from wushu and made his debut in the Chinese film industry with the 1982 movie Shaolin Temple. The movie had success and established him as a promising actor in China. Towards the end of the eighties, He had moved to Hong Kong where he had signed up for the 1991 movie Once Upon a Time in China, a martial arts action films. In 2000, He had collaborated with rapper DMX and singer Aaliyah for the movie Romeo Must Die which was a huge commercial success. The following year, He acted in Kiss of the Dragon for which he received great critical appreciation. In 2003, He had drawn up with DMX once again for Cradle 2 the Grave, A crime thriller which sadly did not make much of an impact. In 2008, He had collaborated with Jackie Chan to act in The Forbidden Kingdom which had an utter failure. However, After playing a ruthless Chinese emperor in The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Li had been able to please his fans once again.

 

Jet Li

Unknown Facts:

  • Li Lianjie is his real name.
  • He won five Gold Medal in Martial Arts during his childhood.

Master Stroke:

  • Romeo Must Die in which he plays the role of Han Sing the protagonist has been one of his biggest hits to date. The film amassed a $91,036,760 at the box-office, Debuting at No.2 in the U.S.

Controversy:

  • In 2004, The actor was caught in Tsunami-hit Maldives, and there was a rumor about his death. However, He had perfectly fine save for a minor injury on his foot.

Awards and Achievements:

  • In 2007, He won the Hong Kong Film Critics Society Award.
  • In 2008, He received the Hong Kong Film award.
  • In 2008, He received the Shanghai Film Critics award.

What can we learn from him??

Like Jet Li, Nothing is work unless you’d rather be doing something else.

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