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Donnie Yen Biography

Updated On 12 Dec, 2023 Published On 06 Feb, 2016
Donnie Yen

Facts of Donnie Yen

Date of Birth :
Age : 70 years old
Family Name : Yen
Birth Country : China
Birth Sign : Cancer
Height : 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Donnie Yen
Mother Bow-sim Mark
Father Klyster Yen
Birth Place/City Yuexiu District
Profession Actor
Ethnicity White
Nationality Chinese
Net Worth $40 million
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Weight in KG 75 kg
Married Yes
Married to Cissy Wang (m. 2003), Zing-Ci Leung (m. 1993)
Children Man-Zeok Yen, James Yen, Jasmine Yen
Divorce Zing-Ci Leung (m. 1995)
Education Boston University
Awards Hong Kong Film Award Best Action Choreography
Movies Kung Fu Jungle
Siblings Chris Yen

Relationship short Statistics of Donnie Yen

What is Donnie Yen marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Donnie Yen have ? (name): 3 Children
Is Donnie Yen having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Donnie Yen Gay ? No

Donnie Chen is an actor, film director/producer, martial artist, action choreographer, and multiple-time world wushu tournament champion. He is known for his roles in films like Ip Man and Hero. He made his debut film appearance as a stuntman in the film Shaolin Drunkard. He is the son of Bow-sim Mark, a Tai Chi grandmaster and Klyster Yen, a newspaper editor.

Donnie Yen Personal Life: Who's His Wife? Does He Have Any Children?

Donnie Chen is living a blissful married life with a present wife, Cecilia Wang Shi-Shi. Donnie and Cecilia are the proud parents of two children.

Donnie Yen's Current Relationship

The 5' 8" tall actor has been enjoying a live-in-together relationship with girlfriend turned wife Cissy Wang since 2003. They have been married for sixteen years now. 

Donnie Chen celebrates his birthday with his family.  SOURCE: Instagram

The Chinese actor's present wife is eighteen years younger than him. Moreover, the duo is blessed with two children; a son James, and a daughter Jasmine. Donnie remained loyal to his wife and children.

Donnie Chen and Cissy Wang are married for over sixteen years now and yet they relish one another's company. Besides all this, he's not involved in any kind of extramarital affairs so there is no point in talking about their divorce. 

The Chinese martial artist and his darling celebrated their seventeenth wedding anniversary on September 2, 2019. The lovers went to Napa Valley and enjoyed magnificent scenery out there with spectacular food and wine. 

Donnie Yen celebrates the 17th anniversary with Cicy Lee SOURCE: Instagram

Donnie, as well as his spouse, feels blessed and thankful to have one another in their life. The UFC fan was spotted with a white shirt while his partner, Cicy wore a red halter neck.

Donnie Yen Past Affairs

Donnie Chen has been married twice in his life. His first marriage was to Leung Zing-ci, whom he met in 1990 and began dating in 1993. He shares a son with his first wife. Followed by three months of dating, they married secretly in the United States in November 1993.

Donnie Chen, wife Leu ZIng ShiDonnie Chen, first wife Leung Zing-ci. Source: 8days

The duo decided to choose separate paths as the relationship could not work out. Therefore, they end up in less than a year. As soon as the divorce was finalized, Zing-ci realized she was pregnant with their son, Jeff, born in 1995.

Following the split with the first wife, he moved on with another woman. Since 2003, he has been enjoying his second marriage. 

Donnie Yen's Net Worth

Donnie Chen has an estimated net worth of $40 million at present. Speaking of earnings, he made $33,900,000 in 2012, $7,100,000 in 2015. 

The Judo Black Belt shares an HKD135 million luxury house with his wife Zing-ci and their kids at Mountain David Road. He is fond of lavish car collections and owns Lamborghini Aventador Roadster ($4.5 million), BMW i8 ($150,000), and BMW 540i ($58,000). 

Donnie and Cecilia are philanthropic personalities as well. They've co-founded Go. Asia is a new online charity organization encouraging individuals to participate in charity works. He is an ambassador for the international charity, Save Childrendren.

Donnie Yen Body Measurements

  • Height: 5' 8" (1.73 m)
  • Weight: 60 kg
  • Age: 27 years
  • Eye color: Black
  • Hair color: Black

Donnie Yen Quick Facts

  • Donnie Chen's real birth name is Yeb Tze-dan.
  • Donnie was influenced by his parents' love of music and reached a high level of proficiency as a pianist. 
  • Before fame, Yen started training in vivid fighting arts, including Japanese Karate, Korean Taekwondo, and Western boxing.
  • While chasing a career, Donnie spent nights in Boston's notorious Combat Zone.
  • Yen met the famed martial arts movie director Yuen Woo-ping while making a route back to Boston.
  • Donnie made his on-screen debut in 1993 in Once Upon a Time in China 2.
  • Donnie Yen showed off his unique form of contemporary screen combat.

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Donnie Yen Married

First Marriage with Jowan Leung Sing-Si

She is the first wife of Yen, whom he married in the year 1993. Personal information about her has been kept out of media's radar.

Second Marriage with Cecilia Wang Shi-Shi

She is the second wife of Yen, whom he married in 2003 in Toronto. The couple has raised a son and a daughter from their marriage.

Donnie Yen Children

SON : Jeff Yen

Mother: Jowan Leung Sing-Si

He is the first child of Yen, who was born in 1995. He is grown up into a handsome lad now..

DAUGHTER : Jasmine Yen

Mother: Cecilia Wang Shi-Shi

She is the only daughter born to Yen.

SON : James Yen

Mother: Cecilia Wang Shi-Shi

He is the youngest member in the family who was born in 2007.

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