Biography / Wiki
An English actor Jason Statham had started his career as a model but now has become a leading actor in the industry. Apart from belonging to the glamorous world, he is actively involved in martial art and scuba diving. He rose to prominence as a model when he signed a deal with the agency Sports Promotions for the clothing brand French Connection.
Later, he was featured in the music videos of various bands including The Shamen, Erasure, and The Beautiful South. From the movie “Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels”, he had received his first movie break.
He landed too many roles in the commercial hits from his stunning performance and dashing looks. He became worldwide popular for his roles in “Snatch” where he was cast alongside Brad Pitt, Dennis Farina, and Benicio del Toro. He is adored because he performs his stunts himself.
Height / Weight / Age
Jason Statham is 177 cm and in feet inches, his height is 6’0” tall. He is a dashing actor that weighs 77 kg in Kilograms or 169 lbs in Pounds. He has turned 55 years old. He has a twinkling brown color eye and dark brown color tiny hair but half of his head is bald.
He has a stunning physique with the following body measurements 48 inches chest, 34 inches waist, and 37 inches hips. His biceps size is 15 inches whereas his shoe size is 10 (US).
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Jason Statham is $40 million USD approximately. His net worth shows that his annual salary would be in the millions but the actual figures are not revealed yet.
Education / Family
Born on July 26, 1967, Jason Statham is a native of Shirebrook, Derbyshire. He is the son of Barry Statham who is a street seller and lounge seller and Eileen Yates a dancer. As his father did odd jobs, he moved to Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.
He attended grammar school where he played football. Since childhood, he was inclined towards sports and was blessed with sportsmanship. At the 1992 World Championships, he had finished 12th in the platform.
|Birth Place||Shirebrook, Derbyshire|
|Date Of Birth||July 26, 1967|
|Height||In centimeters – 178 cm
In feet inches – 6’0”
|Weight||In kilograms – 77 kg
In pounds – 169 lbs
|Hair Color||Dark brown|
|Home Town||Derbyshire, England|
|Fathers Name||Barry Statham|
|Mothers Name||Eileen Yates Statham
|Brothers||Name not known|
|Sister||Name not known|
Career / Fashion And Style
Jason Statham has started his career as a model and entered the limelight when he was spotted at London’s Crystal Palace National Sports Centre by the agency Sports Promotions. At times, during the financial crisis, he was forced to follow in his father’s footsteps and sold fake perfume on street.
After modeling, he was featured in various music videos including “Run to the Sun” by Erasure, “Dream a Little Dream of Me” by The Beautiful South, and “Comin’ On Strong” by The Shamen. In 2000, he was cast for a supporting role alongside popular actors such as Brad Pitt, Dennis Farina, and Benicio del Toro in the movie “Snatch” where he played the role of “Turkish”.
With his first appearance on the silver screen, he was able to break into Hollywood. Following year, he was featured in two movies – “Ghosts of Mars” and “The One”. From 2002 to 2004, he had played supporting roles in movies including “Mean Machine” and “The Italian Job” and in “Cellular” he played the lead villain.
He was featured in the role of Chev Chelios in the action film “Crank”, and in its sequel “Crank: High Voltage” as well. In 2008, he emerged as the leading action film star when he was cast in the lead role in the crime thriller “The Bank Job”, and “Death Race”, and “Death Race 2000”.
In 2010, he played Lee Christmas in “The Expendables” alongside popular action stars Sylvester Stallone, Jet Li, and Mickey Rourke. He has been well-recognized worldwide for his cameo role in “Fast & Furious 6”.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
According to rumors, Jason Statham has been linked to various personalities from the industry. But since 2010, he is dating Rosie Huntington who is an English model and actress. The couple is still unmarried but got engaged in January 2016. They have a son together named Jack Oscar Statham.
|Children||Son – Jack Oscar Statham
Some Interesting Facts About Jason Statham
- For almost 12 years, Jason Statham was a member of the British National Diving Squad.
- His hobbies are windsurfing, wakeboarding, rock climbing, and jet skiing.
- He had represented England at the 1990 Commonwealth Games.
- He was trained in Wing Chun kung fu, karate, and kickboxing for the movie “Transporter”.
- In the movie “Transporter 2” and “Transporter 3”, he has performed all the stunts by himself.
- He is being mentioned in the song “Pet Cheetah” by Twenty One Pilots.
- His fiancé is 20 years younger than him.