How old are Jackie Chan and Jet Li?
Jackie Chan was born on April 7, 1954 .
Jet Li was born on April 26, 1963.
Having just seen the film I can say with certainty that Jackie Chan is not in the film. In his autobiography "I am Jackie Chan" Jackie Chan says that he made a film in 1963 with Li-Li Hua called 'The Love Eterne' however Li-Li Hua is not in the film. I can only assume that an error was made with the title of the movie Jackie made with Li-Li Hua who made several films in…
Jet Li's cool martial arts movies like Once upon a Time in China and its sequels were produced a long time ago amd therefore are long forgotten by most people, so not many people watch as many Jet Li movies as Jackie Chan movies. Jackie Chan is more famous because he stars in more movies, and does the voices for movies, etc. He has a lot of publicity.
Well it wasn't the same person or people. Jackie Chan learned martial arts from his father, then he learned various different forms of martial and stage acrobatics while he was at the China Drama Academy run by Master Yu Jim Yuen. Later Jackie Chan learned a lot of different martial arts styles to improve his fighting skills for the movies. Jet Li learned Wushu in Beijing.
It is difficult to compare the two as their training is so different. Jet Li is highly trained in Wushu and has won many championships. Jackie Chan is trained in Beijing Opera and has had some martial arts training, receiving a Black Belt in Hapkido as well as many forms of Northern and Southern Style Kung Fu. Wushu is a competitive sport developed in China after 1949 in an attempt to standardize all the different…