2022-08-26

Jackie Chan
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  • Faith: Buddhist
  • Career: Actor
  • Birthday:  April 07, 1954
  • Fun Faith Fact!: Chan identifies as a Buddhist. 

Jackie Chan is an actor and one of the most recognized personalities worldwide, with a global following in the Western and Eastern hemispheres. Chan is best known for his comic timing, acrobatic fighting style, and stunts, which he typically performs himself. He’s been acting since the 1960s and has appeared in more than 150 films. Chan is also an operatically trained vocalist with numerous albums under his belt. On top of his other accolades, Chan is also a philanthropist; Forbes named him one of the most charitable celebrities. Forbes also estimated his net worth at $350 million. As of 2016, he was the second highest-paid actor in the world. In 2012, Chan announced his retirement from action films, citing that he wanted to do less of his stunts and take better care of his body, and he was getting too old for the genre.

Is Jackie Chan religious?

Chan is a Buddhist; He’s always aimed to be a role model to children. He's remained popular with them because of his good-natured acting style. He's refused to play villains and has rarely used curses in his films.


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