Jason Statham is an English actor & film producer. He born in England on 26 July 1967. His current age is 51 year. His current residence is in Beverly Hills, California U.S. He started his professional career in 1993. He is known for his action-thriller roles and portraying tough, irredeemable and machiavellian characters. During his film career, Statham has regularly performed his own stage combat and stunts. He acted in many movies & earned much fame & reputation. According to the BBC News report his film career from 2002 to 2017 generated an estimated US$ 1.5 billion making him one of the movie industry’s most bankable stars.
Jason Statham is one of the most popular actors of England. Jason Statham was born on 26 July 1967 in Shirebrook, Derbyshire. He also belongs to a actor family. His father Eileen is a dancer. His father also worked odd jobs as a house painter, coal miner and singer in the Canary Islands. He moved to Great Yarmouth where he initially chose not follow his father’s career working the local market stalls, instead practicing martial arts. He grew up with football player Vinnie Jones, alongside whom he would later act. Jones introduced him to football and Statham went on to play for the local grammar school, which he had attended since the age of 11, a passion that he shared with diving. He practiced daily in perfecting his diving techniques and was a member of Britain’s National Swimming Squad for twelve years. Statham competed for England at the 1990 Commonwealth Games in the 10 meter, 3 meter and 1 meter competitions. Statham rose up to media when he was spotted by the agency Sports Promotions specializing in sports modeling while he was training at London’s Crystal Palace National Sports Center.
He was also a director in his past professional career. While working as a model for French Connection, he was introduced to fledgling British director Guy Ritchie who was developing a film project and needed to fill the role of a street-wise con artist. When he learned about Statham that he was a black market salesman, Ritchie cast him to play the role of “Becon” in his 1998 crime comedy thriller Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels. The movie was well received by both critics and audiences, and helped put Statham in the public eye. In this way his professional career was regularly started. Statham’s second collaboration with Ritchie came in the 2000 film Snatch, playing the role of “Turkish” Cast alongside popular actors Brad Pitt, Dennis Farina & Benicio del Toro.
In 2002, Statham was offered more film roles & he was cast as the lead role of driver Frank Martin in the action movie The Transporter, written by Luc Besson.
In 2005, Statham was once again cast by Ritchie to star in his new project, Revolver which was a critical and box office failure. He played a dramatic role in the independent film London in 2006. In following year he played the lead role in the action film Crank. Statham was asked to promote Crank during the 2006 San Diego Comic-Con Convention. In 2008, Statham starred in the British crime thriller The Bank Job and Death Race.
In 2009, Statham started to develop a new movie written by David Peoples and Janet Peoples. Statham started “We have got a movie we’re trying to do, written by David Peoples and Janet Peoples. In 2010, Statham appeared alongside fellow action stars Sylvester Stallone, Jet Li and Mickey Rourke, among others in The Expendables.
His first film released in 2011. In his first movie Statham starred in the remake of the 1972 Charles Bronson film, The Mechanic, as Arthur Bishop. His role in The Mechanic was positively revived by the critics both in the United States and the United Kingdom. The Guardian praised his performance as possessing a “now-customary efficiency” in attaining “an entertaining hitman thriller”. The New York Times noted Statham as “sleek as a bullet” and the film “a more powerful recharge” of the original.
In August 2011, he began filming Parker for director Taylor Hackford, the film was released in January 2013. Statham played Parker, the criminal antihero previously played by Mel Gibson in 1999’s Payback and by Lee Marvin in 1976’s Point Blank.
BBC report estimated that in his ten-year film career to date (2002 to 2012) yielded over one billion dollars in the box office, making him one of the industry’s most bankable stars.
In 2013, Statham had a cameo appearance at the end of Fast & Furious 6 as the brother of film’s antagonist Owen Shaw. He reprised the character, this time as the main antagonist, in Furious 7, which was released in April 2015.
In 2015, Statham appeared in the action comedy Spy alongside Melissa McCarthy, Jude Law and Rose Byrne. The film, a commercial success, was praised for showcasing Statham’s comedic side in contrast to his more serious roles.
In 2017, he started alongside Gal Gadot in a 30-second super bowl advertisement for Wix.com during Super Bowl LI. CNET reported that the advertisement reached 22 million user impressions.
We can see that where he worked as actor, the plenty of people like him very lovely manner. There are much fan of Statham in all over the world. There is a very large community of the people who want to see him on screen. His appearance as any character made his fans pleasant.
He acted in many movies. Some of these movies are Snatch, Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels, Turn It Up, Ghosts of Mars, The One, Mean Machine, The Transporter, The Italian Job, Collateral, Cellular, Transporter 2, Revolver, London, Chaos, The Pink Partner, Crank, War, The Bank Job, In the Name Of The King, Death Race, Truth in 24, Transporter 3, The Expendables, The Mechanic, Gnomeo & Juliet, Safe, Homefront, Wild Card, Furious 7, & Fast & Furious Presents.
His personal life is very romantic & very pleasant. Since 2010, he has been dating model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. They announced their engagement on 10 January 2016. In 2017, they announced that they were expecting their first child. Their son was born in June 2017. Statham’s current residence is with his family in Beverly Hills, California. He enjoys wake-boarding, jet skiing, wind surfing and rock climbing.