About Jason Statham
It has been estimated that Jason Statham net worth reaches 30 million dollars. He has accumulated his net worth through his jobs as being a model and an actor. He is mostly remembered from movies directed by Guy Ritchie such as “Revolver”, “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels” and “Snatch” which added millions of dollars to the overall amount of Jason Statham net worth. He has played leading roles in American movies including “The Transporter”, “Crank” and “The Bank Job”. In addition, he has also played supporting roles in films such as “The Italian Job”.
Jason Statham has acted together with a lot of famous and recognized actors such as Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone and Bruce Willis. Jason Statham is known in the cinema world as performing his own stunts, tricks and fights in movies.
Jason Statham was born in England to his parents Barry and Eileen Statham. Living in Derbyshire, Jason Statham moved to Norfolk where he decided to study arts instead of following into his father’s footsteps and choosing to work in a supermarket.
One of his friends of his childhood was football player Vinnie Jones with whom later Jason Statham appeared in several movies. Also, Vinnie Jones was the one who influenced Jason Statham to play football. He liked it so much that he even played for his grammar school, which he attended since he was eleven years old. However, his true passion for sports was revealed when he started diving. He enjoyed it more than anything else. He practiced every day and finally he was chosen to appear in World Championships which happened in 1992. He took the 12th position in the Championship. Thus, diving is another source of Jason Statham net worth which he accumulated over the years. In addition, he belonged to the Britain’s National Diving Team for twelve years in a row.
Jason Statham became involved into entertainment business when he was noticed by a talent scout who was looking for talented athletes. Therefore, Jason Statham was offered a modeling contract and became a face of a clothing company called “French Connection”.
When working as a model, Jason Statham was introduced to Guy Ritchie who at that time was looking for an actor who could portray a role of street can artist in one of his movies. Thus, Jason Statham was chosen by Guy Ritchie to portray a role of Bacon in his movie called “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels” which was released in 1998 and which increased the total amount of Jason Statham net worth.