Bruce Lee Age, Net Worth, Wife, Family, Son and Biography

bruce lee
Net Worth $10 Million
Name Bruce Lee
Date of Birth 27 November 1940
Age 32 Years Old
Gender Male

Bruce Lee Net Worth

$10 Million

Bruce Lee popularly known as Lee Jun-fan is an American actor, martial artist, martial arts instructor, director and philosopher. As of 1973, Bruce Lee’s net worth is $10 million. Jeet Kune Do is founded by Bruce Lee. It is a hybrid martial arts philosophy that is drawn from various combat disciplines. Further, it also gets the credit of making a path for modern mixed martial arts also known as MMA.

According to critics, media, commentators, and other martial artists, Bruce Lee is the most influential martial artist of all time. He is the pop culture icon of the 20th century. Immense credit goes to his credibility to join East and West and act as a bridge in between. This is remarked as the change bearer to set the difference in the way of presenting Asians in American films. He was a born Lee Jun-fan.

Bruce is known for his roles, the early 1970s, in these five feature-length martial arts films – In the year 1971, Lo Wei’s The Big Boss, and in the year 1972, Fist of Fury was released.

In the year 1972, directed and written by Lee, Golden Harvest’s Way of the Dragon was released. Then, in the years 1973 and 1978, under the direction of Robert Clouse, Golden Harvest and Warner Brothers’ Enter the Dragon and The Game of Death were released respectively.

Bruce Lee was an iconic figure and not just among the Chinese, he was also popular throughout the world. Most of his films portrayed his Chinese nationalism and these films also defied the stereotypes connection based on the emasculated Asian male, among the Asian Americans.

At the very beginning, he got trained in tai chi, boxing, Wing Chun, and street fighting. Later, he combined these forms and also included other influences from various sources, and formed a spirit of his personal martial arts philosophy. This was dubbed into Jeet Kune Do which was also known as The Way of the Intercepting Fist. In Hong Kong and Seattle, Bruce had two residences.

In the year 1973, on 20th July Bruce Lee died, he was 32years at the time of his death. Even after his death, Bruce is known as a prominent influencer and a pre-eminent figure in mixed martial arts, judo, karate, and boxing.

He also influenced the industry of film, comics, animation, television, animation, and video games, and all these included modern popular culture. With time, it was declared that in the list of 100 most important people of the 20th century, Bruce Lee had already made his place.

Bruce Lee Wiki/Biography

Born on 27 November 1940, Bruce Lee’s age was 32 Years Old when he had his last breath. He was born and raised in the Chinatown area of San Francisco and lived with his family in Kowloon, Hong Kong.

He was born at the Chinese Hospital in Chinatown, San Francisco. Bruce Lee was an American by nationality and Catholic and Buddhist by religion. His ethnicity is Eurasian and Cantonese.

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Bruce Lee Childhood Pic

Bruce Lee went to Tak Sun School which was a few blocks from his home at 218 Nathan Road, Kowloon. Bruce took admission in the Catholic La Salle College at the primary school division when he was 12 years old.

Name Bruce Lee
Full Name Lee Jun-fan
Other Name Lee Siu-lung, Lee Yuen-cham, Lee Yuen-kam
Net Worth $10 Million
Date of Birth 27 November 1940
Date Of Death 20 July 1973
Age 32 Years Old
Birth Place San Francisco, California, United States
Death Place Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
Profession Actor, Martial artist, Martial Arts Instructor, Director and Philosopher
Debut Film: Fist of Fury (1972)
Years Active 1941 – 1973
Famous Role Chow Chung in Film The Thunderstorm (1957)
Nationality American and Hong Kong
Religion Catholic and Buddhist
Ethnicity Cantonese and Eurasian Descent
Hometown San Francisco, California
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
School/High School Tak Sun School, Hong Kong
College/University Catholic La Salle College, United States
Education Qualification Graduate

Family, Wife & Relationship

Bruce Lee’s father’s name is Lee Hoi-Chuen.

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Bruce Lee with his Father

His mother’s name was Mrs. Lee. His father was a famous Cantonese opera star. Both his parents were from Hong Kong. When Lee was three months old, Lee and both his parents returned to Hong Kong.

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Bruce Lee with his Mother
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Bruce Lee with his Parents

Robert Hotung was Lee’s great uncle, who was a philanthropist and a successful businessman. His older sister’s name was Agnes Lee. Lee’s elder brother’s name is Peter Lee. Bruce was the fourth of five children. His other siblings were Phoebe Lee, Agnes Lee, Peter Lee, and Robert Lee.

As of 1973 (the year Bruce passed away), Bruce’s marital status was married. When he was studying at the University of Washington, he met Linda Lee Cadwell, who was a student and wanted to become a teacher. She was Bruce’s future wife.

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Bruce Lee’s Wife

In the year 1964, in the month of August, they married secretly. Because in many US states, any relation between people of different races was banned. They had two children. Brandon Lee was born in the year 1965 and Shannon Lee was born in the year 1969.

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Bruce Lee with his Son
bruce lee son
Bruce Lee with his Daughter
Father Name Lee Hoi-Chuen
Mother Name Mrs. Lee
Brother Name Peter Lee
Robert Lee
Sister Name Agnes Lee
Phoebe Lee
Girlfriend Linda Lee Cadwell (Ex)
Marital Status Married
Wife Linda Lee Cadwell (Ex)
Children Shannon Lee (Daughter)
Brandon Lee (Son)

Physical Appearance

Bruce Lee was a very slim and handsome man. His sole motto was to stay physically fit. And, he was about 5 feet and 6 inches tall. His body measurements were 38-30-14 inches and his weight was 75 kg. He had black colored beautiful eyes and black colored hair.

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Height (approx) in centimeters: 170 cm
in meters: 1.70 m
in feet inches: 5’ 6”
Weight (approx) in kilograms: 75 kg
in pounds: 165 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black


Bruce, at a very young age, got introduced to the world of cinema because his father was a famous opera star. He has even starred in many films when he was a child. In the film titled Golden Gate Girl, Bruce Lee grabbed his first role when he was a child and was carried to the stage.

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In the year 1950, when Bruce Lee was 9 years old, he was seen in The Kid, as a co-star with his father. It was based on a comic book character and this was Bruce’s first leading role. And, when he was 20 years old, by then Bruce Lee had already appeared in about twenty films.

Bruce Lee continued martial arts training and abandoned the thought of taking up a film career. But, in the year 1964, at a martial arts exhibition in Long Beach, he got an invitation from William Dozier, who was a television producer. He was asked to audition for a role in the pilot for “Number One Son”. It was about Lee Chan, the son of Charlie Chan. However, the show never developed, but Dozier noticed great dedication in Bruce Lee.

From the year 1966 to 1967, Bruce got the opportunity to play the role of Kato in The Green Hornet. It was a TV series produced and narrated by William Dozier. And, the series was based on a radio show that had an identical name. He acted along with Van Williams, who played the title character. The show aired from September 1966 to March 1967 and lasted for one season comprising 26 episodes.

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