Jason Statham is an English actor and a martial artist who is known for his roles in films like Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch and The Transporter.
Jason Professional acting career started in 1998 where he was introduced to British director Guy Ritchie. Ritchie cast him to play the role of Bacon in his comedy thriller “Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels”. The collaboration with Ritchie was perfect for him to pursue his career on a high note. He then worked with him again in next movie Snatch alongside Brad Pitt and Dennis Farina. After Snatch he appeared in science fiction action horror movie Ghost of Mars and Martial arts action film The One.
Jason was a demanding actor in that period and was offered with new role and in 2002 he lead the role of driver Frank Martin in action movie The Transporter in which he performed his own stunts by his own skills of Karate, kick boxing and Martial arts. He also played in a movie like Italian Job, Mean Mancine, Cellular, Crank, Crank 2, Death Race, The Bank Job but his 3rd collaboration with Guy Ritchie in movie Revolver was his best movie in terms of his acting despite box-office failure. Jason is renowned in action movies, He has worked alongside Sylvester Stallone, Jet Li, Stone Cold in The Expendables and recently he was casted to play as a lead role in movie Furious 7.
Full Name: Jason Statham
Nick Name: Jay
Occupation: Actor/ Producer/ Martial artist
Jason Statham Personal Life:
Date of Birth: September 12, 1967
Birth Place: Shire brook, Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Age: 48 (as of 2015)
Father Name: Barry Statham
Mother Name: Eileen Statham
Debut Movie: Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.
Jason Statham Body Statistics:
Height: 1.78m, 5ft 10 inch
Weight: 85 kg
Waist size: 34 inches
Chest size: 48 inches
Shoe size: 10
Hair Color: Black and Bald
Eye Color: Hazel
Best food: Unknown
Best Actor: Alpacino
Best Director: Guy Ritchie
Best Movie: Fight Club
Jason Statham Net Worth: $50 million
Jason Statham Relationship status: Jason Statham is currently in relation with Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. She is Victoria’s Secret model turned actress and the couple has been dating since 2010.
Previous girlfriends: Kelly Brook, Sophie Monk, Alex Zosman
Jason Statham Facts
Jason Statham did nearly all of his stunts in The Transporter including that car chase sequences, scuba diving sequences and fight sequences.
He is well trained in Martial arts and expert in Kickboxing.
Besides acting, he has great interest in football and diving. He used to play football in school from 1978 to 1983
He has given his voice to video games like Red Faction II in 202, Call of Duty in 2003.