Donnie Yen Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 05 Oct, 2021
Facts of Donnie Yen
Date of Birth: 1963 , July-27
Age: 58 years old
Birth Nation: Hong Kong
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Donnie Yen
Father Klyster Yen
Mother Bow-sim Mark
Nationality Chinese
Birth Place/City Yuexiu District
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $40 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Weight in KG 75 kg
Married Yes
Married to Cissy Wang (m. 2003), Zing-Ci Leung (m. 1993)
Children Man-Zeok Yen, James Yen, Jasmine Yen
Divorce Zing-Ci Leung (m. 1995)
Education Boston University
Awards Hong Kong Film Award Best Action Choreography
Movies Kung Fu Jungle
Siblings Chris Yen
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Donnie Yen is a multi-talented personality. He is an actor, martial artist, film director, producer, and action choreographer. He is a multi-time world wushu tournament champion as well.

Early Life 

Donnie Yen was born on 27 July 1963. Donnie is belonging as an actor from Hong Kong who is also a martial artist as well as has been working as a director and producer across the film industry.

The yen was born in Guangzhou, Guangdong of China and now he is 52 years old with the age. He is also recognized as an action choreographer who was born with a mother who was F u Style Wudangquan named Bow-sim Mark.

Yen's father was a newspaper editor whose name is Klyster Yen. He has a younger sister and he is the eldest child of his parents. The name of his sister is Chris Yen who is an actress by her profession as well as a martial artist. Yen states his mother is his source of inspiration for his professional life.


Yen used to be with the character as a stuntman during the year 1983 within the film named Shaolin Drunkard. Similarly, at the age of 20, he was into the acting career after being a part of the film Drunken Tai Chi which was during the year 1984.

Tiger Cage is also another film during the year 1988 from where he got high success upon his performances and he also joined his hand working with Bullet Films that was during the year 1997.

With his working into the Hollywood films he was also mentioned to be listed as a top working choreographer and his fights scenes were liked by most of his fans from all over.

Personal Life

Yen is the father of 3 children and he is also popular being the spouse of his wives with whom he got engaged in the married life after a long affair. For the very first time he was seen with Zing-Ci Leung during the year 1993 that he mentioned as his girlfriend and they later got married in the same year.

Unfortunately, this couple got a divorce with these conflicts that were raised every day resulted in them getting separated. Similarly, looking at his bio again he was in an affair with Cecilia Cissy Wang. They were married after their affair during the year 2003 and till the present context. 

They are happy being as a couple running with the successful married life ahead. Yen is a very happy person also in his personal life and his bio regarding this matter is equally strong sharing his interests among his fans.

Height, Net Worth and Salary

Yen is 5 feet 8 inches tall in his height. Yen weight is 75 kg and his styles within Boxing and choreography made him popular all across that also made him earn a handsome amount of salary.

Yen, along with this is earning a net worth of amount 40 million American dollars this is estimated also as the successful range of amount in the present year.


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