The 40-year-old, award-winning actor, Li Chen is famous for his roles in the television series Beijing Love Story (2012), Beijing Youth (2012) and The Good Fellas (2016). Also, he is famous for films such as Ultimate Rescue (2008), which won him the China Movie Channel Media Awards and Aftershock (2010). Further, Li made his directorial debut with the 2017 Chinese movie, Sky Hunter.
Most notably, he obtained an International Emmy Nomination for his role as Liu Wu in Ultimate Rescue for Best Actor in 2007. Further, he and Chinese actress, Fan Bingbing were engaged in 2017, but they announced their separation in June 2019. So, what happened between them?
Li Chen’s Age and Parents
Li Chen was born as Jerri Li on November 24, 1978, in Beijing, China. As of 2019, Chen’s age is 40 years, and his birth sign is Sagittarius. Chen’s nationality is Chinese, and he belongs to the Asian ethnicity.
There is no relevant data to state his family background. Also, the name and occupation of his parents are not disclosed. Talking about Chen’s education, he attended the Beijing Qunxing Biaoyan Art School and studied acting. Afterward, he went to work in TV and movies.
How much is Li Chen’s Net Worth?
The Sky Hunter star and director, Li Chen has a stunning net worth of over $10 Million ( 70 million yuan) as of 2019. In 2017, he was the 55th highest-earning actor in China. The same year, Li’s directorial debut, Sky Hunter collected over $46 Million (317 Million yuan) at the Box-Office.
Li Chen is active in the acting industry since 1997 and is actively working in television shows and films. Some of his movies have generated an excellent amount of revenue at the Box-Office. Here take a look:
|2015||Running Man||US$70 million|
|2015||Let’s Get Married||US$45.42 million|
|2015||Chronicles of the Ghostly Tribe||US$106 million|
|2016||MBA Partners||US$11 Million|
Is Li Chen married? Who is his wife?
Talking about Chen’s marital status, he is currently unmarried. But do you know, he once dated China’s highest-earning actress, Fan Bingbing? In fact, the couple nearly became husband and wife. However, Li and Fan announced their separation recently in June 2019.
Well, the former lovebirds, Li Chen and Bingbing began their relationship in early 2015. They became engaged on September 16, 2017, after Li popped the question at Fan’s birthday. Further, they also lived together in the same apartment while they were together. Unfortunately, their romance didn’t last long, and as of now, Li and Fan are happy in their individual life.
Li is free of rumors, but in 2018, the Chinese authorities fined his then-fiancee, Bingbing more than $127.4 million (about 883 million yuan). In July 2018, Fan offered a public apology over tax evasion. Fans suspected that the scandal might be the reason for their split, but neither parties have spoken about their separation.
As of 2019, Fan has a net worth of over $100 Million. Before Fan’s scandal, she and Chen were one of China’s most high-profile celebrity romances. They made numerous appearances together and often displayed their affection publicly both onscreen and in their social media posts.
Li Chen’s Height and Weight
Talking about his physical appearance, the actor has an impressive body figure. Li Chen has won the China Fashion Awards for style figure category. On the other hand, his charming looks can attract thousands of girls at a single moment. Li Chen has a height of 1.8m (5 feet 9 inch). Chen’s hair is black and eyes are dark brown.
Li Chen’s Career:
Li began his acting career in the Chinese entertainment industry in 1997. To date, he has worked in various films like Assembly, Aftershock, The Founding of a Party, Love is Not Blind, Breakup Buddies, MBA Partners, The Empress of China, among others.
In 2017, he made his directorial debut in a Chinese war film Sky Hunter. Most notably, he obtained an Emmy Nomination for his role as Liu Wu in Ultimate Rescue for Best Actor in 2007. His additional awards include Hua Ding Awards, Enlight Entertainment Awards, Sohu TV Drama Awards, CCTV Chinese TV Star Awards and much more.