Tony Jaa Age, Height, Wife, Family, Net Worth, Profile, Biography & More

Tony Jaa

Tony Jaa Age, Height, Wife, Family, Net Worth, Profile, Biography & More

Tatchakorn Yeerum, formerly Phanom Yeerum, was born on February 5, 1976, better known internationally as Tony Jaa and in Thailand as Jaa Phanom. He is a Thai martial artist, actor, action choreographer, stuntman, director and traceur. His films include Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior (2003), Tom-Yum-Goong (2005), Ong Bak 2: The Beginning (2008), Furious 7 (2015) and SPL II: A Time for Consequences (2015).

Tony Jaa was born and raised in a rural area of ​​Surin Province with Rin Saipetch and Thongdee Yeerum. He is of Kuy origin, a Mon-Khmer ethnic group that inhabits Thailand, Cambodia and Laos. He speaks Kuy, Thai and Cambodian.

As a youth, Jaa watched films by Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, and Jet Li at temple fairs, which inspired him to learn martial arts. He practiced the techniques in his father’s paddy field. “What they did was so beautiful, so heroic that I wanted to do it too,” Jaa told Time in an interview in 2004. “I trained until I could do the move exactly like I did. ‘had seen the masters do it. “

Jaa started training Muay Thai at his local temple at the age of 10. At 15, he was the protégé of stuntman and action film director Panna Rittikrai. Panna had asked Jaa to attend Maha Sarakham College of Physical Education in Maha Sarakham Province, from which he obtained a bachelor’s degree.

Jaa married his longtime girlfriend Piyarat Chotiwattananont on May 3, 2012. The couple have two daughters.

Jaa first worked as a stuntman for Muay Thai Stunt for 14 years, appearing in numerous Rittikrai films. He doubled for Sammo Hung when the martial arts movie actor ran an advertisement for an energy drink that required him to grab an elephant’s tusks and do a somersault on the elephant’s back. He was also a stunt performer in the Thai television series Insee Daeng (Red Eagle)

Tony Jaa Biodata and Biography

Tatchakorn Yeerum
Japanom Yeerum, Phanom Yeerum, Jaa Phanom
Date Of Birth
5 February 1976
45 Years (as in 2021)
Profession / Occupation
Actor, Martial Artist, Director, Action Choreographer, Stuntman
Mother Tongue
Thai, British
Zodiac Sign
Height / Weight
5′ 6” / 61kg
First Movie
Spirited Killer (1994, Thai)
First Debut
Actor: Spirited Killer (1994, Thai)
Director: Ong Bak 2 (2008, English)
Stuntman: Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997, English)
TV Actor: Red Eagle (1998, English)
Money Factor
Net Worth: $10 million

Tony Jaa Family and Relatives

Thongdee Yeerum
Rin Saipetch
Taweesak Yeerum
Waew Yeerum, Hatthaya Yeerum
Marital Status
Piyarat Chotiwattananont (m. 2011)
Hathaipawee Yeerum, Narinrat Yeerum
Sons None
Girlfriends/ Affairs Not Known


Tony Jaa Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Height in Centimetres
168 cm
Height in Meters
1.68 m
Height in Feet Inches
5′ 6”
Body Measurement
Chest Size
41 inches
Waist Size
31 inches
Biceps Size
14 inches
Eye Colour
Dark Brown
Hair Colour


Tony Jaa Favorites

Favorite Colour
Black, Brown
Favorite Actor
Favorite Actress
Not Known
Favorite Food Junk Food, Non Veg Food
Hobbies Acting, Travelling
Favorite Director Not Known
Favorite Destination Dubai, London, Hong Kong
Favorite Car Collections Not Known
Sexual Orientation Straight


Tony Jaa Education School and Colleges

Education Qualification
Not Known
College / University
Maha Sarakham College, Maha Sarakham Province
Not Known


Tony Jaa Residence and Contact Address

Birth Place
Surin, Thailand
Home Town
Surin, Thailand
Present Residence
Bangkok, Thailand
House Address
Bangkok, Thailand
Phone No / Mobile No
Not Known
Email ID
Not Known
Not Known


Tony Jaa Awards, Honours, Achievements

Star Entertainment Awards
2003: Actor in Leading Role of the Year – Ong-Bak
Suphannahong National Film Awards
2006: Honorary Award – Tom-Yum-Goong
Top Awards
2008: Motion Picture of the Year – Ong Bak 2
Nine Entertain Awards
2009: Motion Picture of the Year – Ong Bak 2


Tony Jaa Social Media

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