Tony Jaa bio: net worth, age, height, weight, wife, kids, wiki.
Tony Jaa is a well-known actor and martial artist recognized for his fantastic action and fighting scenes in one of his previous films, which earned him a lot of attention and drove people to look for him. He is also a well-known stuntman in the film industry. He has directed blockbusters such as The Paradox, Ong-bak 2 and Furious 7.
Tony Jaa: Profile summary
|Real Name/Birth Name||Tatchakorn Yeerum|
|By Name||Tony Jaa|
|Main Profession||Actor, martial artist, action choreographer, stunt man, director.|
|Birth Location||Surin, Thailand|
|Age as in 2022||45 years old|
|Heights in Feet||5 feet and 6 inches|
|Heights in cm||170 cm|
|Weight in Pound||194 pounds|
|Net Worths||$12 million|
Tony Jaa: Biography and Early Life
He was born on 5 February 1976 in Surin, Thailand. His father’s name is Thongdee yeerum, and his mother’s name is Rin Saipetch. The occupation of his parents is not said by tony. He has mentioned that during his childhood, he could speak many languages, which include Thai, Khmer and kuy. He had been very interested in martial since childhood as he was a fan of Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan.
Tony Jaa: Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Tony Jaa in 2022 and what is his height and weight? Well, Tony Jaa is 46 years old as of today, 13th July 2022, and was born on 5 February 1976. Though he is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 168 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 134 lbs in Pound and 61kg in Kilograms.
Tony Jaa: Education
Not much is known about his education as he was interested in martial arts, and he started learning and following his idols by training in a local temple. He attended Maha sarakham College of physical education so that he could carry a degree in martial arts. He attended college only because his mentor told him to do so.
Tony Jaa: Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
He had a girlfriend when he was studying in college, and they both loved each other for a long time, so they finally got married in 2012. He doesn’t bring his personal life into the limelight just like other celebrities because they don’t want the world to know about their personal and private issues.
They have two children, one son and one daughter named Hathapawee and Narinrat, respectively. He never brings or talks about his children in front of the media as he keeps their life easy and out of the eyes. He is very calm, and we expect that he must be doing very well in his family as he is quite the family guy.
Tony Jaa: Career
Tony started his career in the entertainment industry as a stuntman and worked for the Thailand-based group of stunt doubles, Muay Thai Stunt, for 14 years. He did stunt double for the famous Thai actor Sammo Hung and in the TV series Insee Daeng.
Panna wanted something big for Jaa, so Panna and Jaa together made a short film where Jaa played the lead role in the movie. The film was titled Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior, released in 2003. The film showcased Jaa’s martial arts skills and his smooth moves.
His second movie was Tom-Yum-Goong, titled The Protector in the U.S. He then worked in films such as Sword or Daab Atamas, Ong- Bak 2, and many more. His stars shined when Jackie Chan, his idol, suggested director Brett Ratner cast Jaa in the movie Rush Hour 3, as he felt like Tony was very talented. Unfortunately, he couldn’t audition for the part as he was already shooting the prequel of Ong Bak, Ong Bak 2.
Jaa and Panna also released Ong Bak 3 in 2010, which was as successful as the previous two versions of Ong Bak. Jaa later became a Buddhist Monk in 2010 and stayed at a Buddhist temple in his hometown. After leaving the monastery, he acted in movies like Tom Yum Goong 2, Skin Trade, Furious 7, SPL II: A Time For Consequences, and many more.
Tony Jaa: Net worth
His net worth is approximately around $12 million as of 2022.