Jet Li

Jet Li

Birth Name: Li Lianjie

Birth Date: April 26, 1963

Birth Place: Beijing, China

Nationality: Chinese, Singaporean

Occupation: Actor, martial artist, film producer, director

Years Active: 1982–present

Spouse: Nina Li Chi (m. 1999)

Children: Jane Li, Jada Li, Silas Li


  • Hong Kong Film Awards for Best Actor (1991, 1993, 1995)
  • Golden Horse Awards for Best Actor (1992, 1994)
  • Asia Pacific Film Festival for Best Actor (2000)
  • San Francisco International Film Festival for Best Actor (2001)
  • Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards for Best Actor (2011)


Jet Li is a Chinese actor, martial artist, film producer, and director. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest martial artists of all time, and has starred in over 40 films.

Li began training in martial arts at the age of 8. He went on to win several national championships in wushu. In 1982, he made his film debut in the film Temple of Shaolin. The film was a commercial success, and helped to launch Li's career as a martial arts film star.

Li went on to star in a number of successful martial arts films, including Fist of Legend (1994), Tai Chi Master (1993), and Hero (2002). He also starred in several Hollywood films, including Lethal Weapon 4 (1998), Romeo Must Die (2000), and The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008).

In addition to his acting career, Li has also worked as a producer and director. He produced the films Fearless (2006) and The Forbidden Kingdom (2008). He also directed the film Ocean Heaven (2010).

Li is a vocal advocate for animal rights and environmental protection. He is also a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador.

Personal Life:

Li was married to Huang Qiuyan from 1987 to 1990. They had two children together, Jane and Jada. In 1999, Li married Nina Li Chi. They have two children together, Silas and Ada.

Li is a naturalized Singaporean citizen. He has also been granted a permanent residency permit for Hong Kong.


  • Temple of Shaolin (1982)
  • Kids from Shaolin (1984)
  • The Shaolin Temple (1982)
  • The Shaolin Temple 2: Kids from Shaolin (1984)
  • Born to Defend (1986)
  • Fist of Legend (1994)
  • Tai Chi Master (1993)
  • Hero (2002)
  • Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)
  • Romeo Must Die (2000)
  • The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)
  • Fearless (2006)
  • The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)
  • Ocean Heaven (2010)
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