Donnie Yen Profile, Age, Height, Family, Net Worth, Biography & More

Donnie Yen

Donnie Yen Profile, Age, Height, Wife, Family, Net Worth, Biography & More

Donnie Yen Ji-dan was born on July 27, 1963 is a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, director, producer, action director and choreographer. Yen is one of Hong Kong’s top action stars. Yen is widely credited with introducing mixed martial arts (MMA) to mainstream Asian cinema by choreographing MMA in several of her films since the early 2000s. China’s first female UFC champion Zhang Weili says that Yen’s films introduced her to MMA.

Yen has demonstrated skill in an array of martial arts, being well versed in Tai Chi, Boxing, Kickboxing, Jeet Kune Do, Hapkido, Mixed Martial Arts, Taekwondo, Karate, Muay Thai, wrestling, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Hung Ga, Sanda, Judo, Wing Chun and Wushu. One of Asia’s most popular movie stars in the early 2000s, Yen is still one of Asia’s highest paid actors. Yen earned HK$220 million ($28.4 million) from four films and six commercials in 2013.

Yen is credited by many for helping to popularize Wing Chun in China. He portrayed the grandmaster of Wing Chun Ip Man in the Ip Man film series, which achieved box office success and led to an increase in the number of people taking up Wing Chun, with hundreds of new Wing Chun schools Chun opened in Mainland China and other parts of Asia. Ip Chun, the eldest son of Ip Man, even mentioned that he was grateful to Yen for making his family’s art popular and allowing his father’s legacy to be remembered. He also gained international recognition for playing Chirrut Îmwe in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016), Xiang in XXX: Return of Xander Cage (2017) and Commander Tung in Mulan (2020).

Yen met his first wife and advertising executive in Hong Kong, Leung Zing-ci, in 1990. The couple began dating in 1990. After three years of dating, they secretly married in the United States in November 1993. The marriage ended in less than a year. year. After their divorce was finalized, Leung realized she was pregnant with their son, Jeff, who was born in 1995.

Yen then married former beauty queen Cissy Wang after three months of dating in 2003. The couple have two children, Jasmine and James.

Yen said he is a huge fan of the MMA Ultimate Fighting Championship organization and has watched almost every UFC event available. In various interviews, he has mentioned that he would have loved competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship if he hadn’t had a recurring shoulder injury.

Donnie Yen Biodata and Biography

Donnie Yen Ji-dan
Yen, Dan
Date Of Birth
27 July 1963
58 Years (as in 2021)
Profession / Occupation
Actor, Martial Artist, Director, Producer, Action Director and Choreographer
Mother Tongue
American, Hong Kong, Chinese
Zodiac Sign
Height / Weight
5′ 8” / 75kg
First Movie
Drunken Tai Chi (1984)
First Debut
Actor: Mismatched Couples (1985)
Action Director: Tiger Cage (1988)
Director: Legend of the Wolf (1997)
Producer: Legend of the Wolf (1997)
TV Actor: The Last Conflict (1988)
Money Factor
Net Worth: $40 million

Donnie Yen Family and Relatives

Klyster Yen
Bow-sim Mark
Chris Yen
Marital Status
Cissy Wang (m. 2003)
Jasmine Yen
Sons James Yen, Man-Zeok Yen
Girlfriends/ Affairs Zing-Ci Leung (m. 1993–1995)


Donnie Yen Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Height in Centimetres
173 cm
Height in Meters
1.73 m
Height in Feet Inches
5′ 8”
Body Measurement
Chest Size
43 inches
Waist Size
33 inches
Biceps Size
16 inches
Eye Colour
Hair Colour


Donnie Yen Favorites

Favorite Colour
Black, Brown
Favorite Actor
Favorite Actress
Liu Yifei
Favorite Food Chinese Food
Hobbies Travelling, Karathe, Listening Music
Favorite Movie Ip Man
Favorite Destination China
Favorite Car Collections Not Known
Sexual Orientation Straight


Donnie Yen Education School and Colleges

Education Qualification
Not Known
College / University
Boston University
Not Known


Donnie Yen Residence and Contact Address

Birth Place
Yuexiu District, Guangzhou, China
Home Town
Hong Kong
Present Residence
Hong Kong
House Address
Hong Kong
Phone No / Mobile No
Not Known
Email ID
Not Known
Not Known


Donnie Yen Awards, Honours, Achievements

National Film Award
Not Known
Filmfare Awards
Not Known
IIFA Awards
Not Known
Screen Awards
Not Known


Donnie Yen Social Media

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