Quick Facts of Donnie Yen

  • Full Name Donnie Yen
  • Date of Birth27 July, 1963
  • Marital Status Married
  • Birthplace Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
  • Active Year1984 to present
  • Eye colour Black
  • Hair colour Brown
  • Spouse Zing-Ci Leung,Cissy Wang(present)
  • Height5 Feet 8 Inch
  • Weight75 Kg
  • Education Chinese martial arts under Master Wu Bin
  • Online PresenceWikipedia, twitter,facebook
  • Children3
  • Net Worth$ 40 million
Donnie Yen

Short Description of Donnie Yen

Martial artist and Hong Kong action star Donnie Yen is belonging known as a Yen Chi Tan, an actor from Hong Kong who is a martial artist as well as has been served as a director and producer, action choreographer, and multiple-time world wushu tournament champion in the film industry.

Early Life

Yen was born on 27 July 1963 in Guangzhou, Guangdong of China and now he is 52 years old He is the son of newspaper editor Klyster Yen and martial arts master Bow Sim Mark. At the age of 4 Yen began practicing martial arts from his mother, who taught him wushu. And tai chi until the age of 11 when his family migrated to Boston, MA. Similarly, he continued mastering wushi and tai chi.

After getting a huge interest in martial arts he finally began getting into several different martial art styles, including taekwondo, kickboxing, boxing, karate. After passing sixteen his parents sent him to Beijing Wushu Academy to train Chinese martial arts under Master Wu Bin, for three years.


Revealing some facts about his professional career at the age of 20 he was acting after being a part of the film Drunken Tai Chi in the year 1984. Tiger Cage is also another film during the year 1988, where he got great success upon his performances and he joined his hand working with Bullet Films in the year 1997.

In Hollywood films, he was introduced to be listed as a top working choreographer. Moreover, his fights scenes were preferred by most of his fans from all over the world.

Personal Life

Yen is a married person who has 3 children. He tied a knot with Zing-Ci Leung during the year 1993. After his marriage, he got huge fame in his profession. Unfortunately, this couple divorced with these conflicts that raised every day resulted for them to get separate.

Again he was an affair with Cecilia Cissy Wang and they were married accepting as a husband and wife after their affair in 2003. Till the present, they are happy living as a couple running with a successful married life.

Statistics & Net Worth

Yen stands 5 feet 8 inches tall in his height and weight is 75 kg. He is the talented and handsome person his styles within Boxing and choreography made him popular all over which made him earn a handsome amount of salary.

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Yen earns an impressive amount of money from his career. He is earning the net worth of amount almost $40 million. With such earning he is living a lavish life.