|Date of Birth
|1 February 1965
|28 Years Old
Brandon Lee Net Worth
Brandon Lee aka Brandon Bruce Lee, was an American actor, martial artist, and fight choreographer. As of 1993, Brandon Lee’s net worth is $5 million. In the early 1990s, he proved himself as a rising action lead. In the year 1994 release film, Brandon bagged his breakthrough role in the film titled The Crow, which was a dark fantasy genre, as Eric Draven. However, his role was cut short and his career came to an end after his fatal death during the production of the film “The Crow”.
Brandon Lee is the son of Bruce Lee, who was a martial artist and famous actor. Brandon’s father passed away when he was eight years old. Brandon followed his career journey similar to his father and got trained in martial arts. He got his acting degrees from Emerson College and the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.
Brandon began his career with many famous films as a lead artist. He was seen in the Hong Kong action film Legacy of Rage, in the year 1986 and the straight-to-video Laser Mission, in the year 1989. In two spin-offs of the 1970s Kung Fu series, Brandon made a star appearance. One of them was Kung Fu: The Movie, in the year 1986, which was a television film and the other was in 1987, the pilot Kung Fu: The Next Generation.
But, in the year 1991, Brandon made a transition and opted for Hollywood productions. He was seen in Showdown in Little Tokyo, which was the Warner Bros buddy cop film. Here Dolph Lundgren was his co-star. However, at the very beginning, it was not received well among the audience and even critics were not satisfied with the film. But, later it turned out to be a cult film. After this, in the year 1992, Brandon was cast in Rapid Fire as a leading role which was produced by 20th Century Fox. However, the film was not well-received. But, Lee’s onscreen presence and performance were praised by the critics.
Before the fatal incident associated with The Crow, Brandon filmed almost all of his scenes. But, after that, he got wounded by a prop gun on set. He was praised for his performance and also the film became critically acclaimed and gained commercial success. There is a similarity with his father, based on his career, as in both cases, they died just before the release of their breakthrough film.
Brandon Lee Wiki/Biography
Born on 1 February 1965, Brandon Lee was 28 Years Old, as of 31 March 1993. He was born at East Oakland Hospital in Oakland, California and death place was Wilmington, North Carolina, United States. Lee learned martial arts from his father, from an early age.
Based on Brandon’s statement, he and his family lived between Hong Kong and the United States, owing to the career of his father. But, after his father’s death, Lee and his family shifted back to California. He holds an American nationality and has his belief in Christian religion. His zodiac sign is Aquarius and ethnicity is Han Chinese, German, English and Swedish Descent.
Brandon used to visit his father’s acting set and since then he picked an urge to get involved in acting. Brandon began his studies along with his father’s students named Dan Inosanto. When Lee grew up he started training with Jeff Imada and Richard Bustillo. They used to train in dojos.
|Brandon Bruce Lee
|Date of Birth
|1 February 1965
|Date of Death
|31 March 1993
|28 Years Old
|Oakland, California, United States
|Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
|Actor, Martial Artist, and Fight Choreographer
TV Series: Kung Fu: The Movie (1986)
Film: Legacy of Rage (1986)
|1985 – 1993
|Eric Draven in the dark fantasy film The Crow (1994)
|Han Chinese, German, English and Swedish Descent
|Chadwick School, California
Bishop Montgomery School, Torrance, California
|Emerson College in Boston Massachusetts, United States
Family, Girlfriend & Relationship
Brandon Lee’s parents are Bruce and Linda Lee Cadwell. Brandon Lee’s father’s name is Bruce Lee.
Brandon Lee’s mother’s name is Linda Lee Cadwell (née Emery).
His father was a martial artist and actor. And being a famous practitioner and a martial arts movie star, he taught his son martial arts. Linda has Swedish and German ancestry. His mother was a housewife and took good care of them.
Brandon Lee’s paternal great-grandfather’s name was Ho Kom-Tong. He was a Chinese philanthropist who was the half-brother of Sir Robert Ho Tung, who was also a philanthropist and a businessman.
He also had one sibling. His sister’s name is Shannon Lee.
Chuck Norris, who was a friend and collaborator of Bruce Lee. Chuck’s Eric Norris and Brandon Lee were childhood friends. Even John Lee Hancock mentioned that he was friends with Brandon Lee and he used to read all of his scripts.
Chad Stahelski was also a friend of Brandon Lee and they used to train together at the Inosanto Martial Arts Academy. Chad worked as his body double after Brandon’s fatal death during the filming of The Crow.
As of 1993, Brandon’s marital status was that he was engaged but not married. In the year 1990, Brandon Lee met Eliza Hutton when he was at director Renny Harlin’s office.
Eliza was working as Renny’s personal assistant. In the year 1991, early that year, Brandon Lee and Eliza Hutton moved in together and in the year 1992, they got engaged, in the month of October. They even decided to marry on 17th April 1993 and were planning the ceremony. It was just one week after Brandon Lee would have completed the filming of The Crow.
|Linda Lee Cadwell (née Emery)
|Eliza Hutton (Fiancée)
Brandon’s father proudly told everyone about his newborn son. He also mentioned that Brandon had diverse features and described him as the only Chinese person with blond hair and grey eyes.
At the very beginning of the shooting, Brandon Lee was an average-looking young actor, at the very beginning of his acting career and weighed 72 kilos. But later, his weight increased to 76 kilos. He gained weight due to the muscle growth and his body became leaner. He was a very handsome young man.