Throughout our childhood we watched Jet Li and other Chinese stars graced us with the beauty of Chinese martial arts and frankly some of us even went as far as practicing some of those skills on one another. But how come we all grew up watching Jet Li in particular and never knew his real name?
Let's not forget that Jet loves to keep his affairs private and far from netizens, he even went as far as turning down movie roles just to keep a promise he made to his wife when he was pregnant. He is a "Wushu" champion and movie multi award winner. He is happily married and has four girls, AL of whom are now fully grown and are set to hit the movie world.
His Real name is Li Lianji, born 26 April 1963, he took the name "Jet Li" after he won a lot of gold medals during his teenage days as a Wushu champion when he defeated of individuals in the competition who were in their mid to late 20's.
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