About Jet Li
Jet Li net worth has an estimate of around 55 million dollars, which makes him one of the many millionaires in the entertainment industry. Most of his net worth comes from his involvement into cinema business. To the public, Jet Li is mostly known as an actor, film director and producer, screen writer and a martial artist. All these careers add millions of dollars to the total amount of Jet Li net worth. Born in 1963, Jet Li has his origins in China. His real name is Li Lianjie and he was born in Beijing.
Jet Li is also recognized as the champion of wushu who is known not only domestically but also internationally. For three years the martial artist has been training with one of the most popular trainers in China named Wu Bin. After trainings with him, Jet Li managed to win his first ever national championship. The winning belonged to the whole Beijing Wushu Team and the one who fought the hardest was of course Jet Li. It also increased Jet Li net worth a lot. However, when the star became 19 years old, he decided to quit wushu.
Instead, he decided to start his career as an actor. Thus, in 1982 he made his first film debut. The film was entitled “Shaolin Temple”. After his appearance in the movie scene, Jet Li was offered many more roles to perform, mostly in the films related to martial arts. One of the cinema productions in which he appeared and which included his performance as a martial artist was “Once Upon a Time in China” TV series. In those TV series, Jet Li portrayed a role of Wong Fei-Hung, who was a hero of regular people. In addition, Jet Li appeared in many movies produced in Hollywood, including such hit films as “Romeo Must Die” in 2000 and “Lethal Weapon 4” in 1998.
Moreover, the producers of Hollywood movies also saw his true potential to perform as a martial artist and therefore many roles of Jet Li were in action movies such as “Unleashed” and “Kiss of the Dragon”. Jet Li has appeared in many movies together with a lot of huge stars in Hollywood. For example, Jet Li starred alongside Sylvester Stallone in “The Expendables” and with Jackie Chan in “The Forbidden Kingdom”. Therefore, most of his roles were portrayed in many action films which require the performance of martial artists. These are also the movies which bring a lot of money to the bigger part of Jet Li net worth.