Jason Statham is a multi-talented Hollywood actor of all time, who is much known as the crazy fighter. Of course we remember his super stunts that create dramatic turns in the movies. No doubt about his handsome personalities too.
So, Let’s Find Out The 10 Things You Need To Know About Jason Statham :
1. First Step Of Career :
Do you know Jason Statham actually struggled a lot before he got his reward? At the beginning of his career he was a street seller. He had to work to support himself and his family. He used to sell fake perfumes, jewelry and other accessories on street corners. Later one day he was introduced to director Guy Ritchie who was looking for a suitable boy to perform the role of an artist for his movie Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels. And that was the turning point of his life.
2. Model Turned Actor :
He was a popular male model and it was a formal part of his career. Initially he was a sports model, later got a job as an apparel model for the French Connection. He was chosen for modeling because of his tough man look. His physique also suited and he soon became a star in the fashion world for brands such as Timberland, Levis and much more.
3. His Back-story :
He was born in Shirebrook to Eileen and Barry Statham. Due to pressure and duties he had to follow his father’s footsteps and worked at local markets as a street seller. Though he always focused on martial arts and loved diving, he could not afford to live that way.
4. Sports Lover :
He was a member of Britain’s National Diving Squad for 12 years long. He completed Commonwealth Games in the year 1990. He was also known to practice martial arts from a very young age. Learning soccer was also his favourite sport. So you can imagine that he was really a sport person. And not just outdoor adventure sports, he is a talented chess player. His friendship with Guy Ritchie made a great bond between them. Together they played chess on the shooting set many times and winning most of the time.
5. Musical Bend :
Not just sports and modeling, he was seen to appear in popular music videos such as ‘Run to the sun’ by Erasure, ‘Dream a little dream of me’ by The Beautiful South and few others.
6. Real Action Stunts :
Being a well-trained martial art guy he is famous in Hollywood for doing risky stunts without any problems at all. And in most of his action-packed films he does the dangerous scenes such as underwater scenes, car chase scenes all by himself. He truly feels that action heroes are supposed to do their own stunts. He also criticizes many actors regarding this matter. One thrilling fact is while filming The Expendables he was plunged into the Black Sea because his truck does not stop. Everyone screamed and panicked. But our hero came out of water driving the car back to the shore.
7. Greatest Hits :
No one really needs an explanation of his huge success on movies such as The Transporter, The Expendables, The Italian Job and Fast and Furious 7. He is known to be estimated net worth $50 million. Moreover these films exceeded more than $1 billion in the box office.
8. Personal Facts :
Jason Statham is known to be a reserve person and keeps his personal life out of spotlight. Earlier he had some relationships, dated Kelly Brook, the British model for many years. Then after they broke he moved on to Kristin Cavallari, the reality star. Recently he is known to date supermodel Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. They also got engaged in 2015 and publicly announced their engagement on 10th January, 2016. They also have a son born on June 24, 2017.
9. Secret Of Age :
Still now there’s no reliable source of his birth-date. You will find his birthday on July 26th 1967 as listed on Wikipedia. According to this his age is 49 years. But later found out that he was actually born on 1972, so it mean she is 44 years old. But recent report says that he celebrated his 37th birthday at Planet Hollywood. Yet his actual age remains a question of debate.
10. Driving Skills :
Jason Statham has started learning driving before he comes of age and he adopted more bad habits than good. We know that his films such The Transporter, Italian Job and The Fast and Furious series have many maddening driving skills to awe us. But in reality he failed three times before he passed his driving test. Though he is a good driver, no doubt, but he took many driving training before his stunts.
Nothing is enough about Jason Statham. He is not popular for just presenting us with excellent movies, but he is an amazing personality who did not win his position easily. And this requires admiration.
So here were 10 things about Jason Statham every fan should know.