Jet Li: A Biography
Lyantsze Lee was born in China's capital, Beijing. And he was the youngest, fifth child in a large family. When Lyantsze was barely two years old, his father died, so the family lived very poorly.
Lee went to school after the required age, when he was only 8 years old. A favorite lesson was a boy exercise. In the summer after first grade together with classmates Lyantsze hit the children's sports camp, where he met with the oriental martial arts like Wushu. After his sports camp, the only one of the group, the trainer suggested to continue their education. Therefore, Lee became involved on a daily basis, not only physical technique wushu, and spiritual practices of the arts. At the age of 9 he gets on the national championship on wushu and gets there the title of "Best Master". This success led to an exemption from secondary school, and Lyantsze able to focus solely on their sporting achievements.
Two years later, the boy in the national team is going to compete in the United States, where he played so worthy of that praise deserves the personal American President Richard Nixon. But the main achievement of this trip is said to be the fact that he began to change his worldview, seeing that ordinary people in the US do not wish to harm the Chinese people.
Upon his return the boy takes part in the National Championship and won it in two categories - all-around performance with a sword and broadsword. Now Sensei Lee are the best teachers of the country. A year later he won in all five categories, and its rivals were adult athletes.
In the period from 1976 to 1979, he won a whole series of medals and prizes in various competitions. Also in 1977, the national team of Wushu Lyantsze Lee makes a world tour, which shows all kinds of tricks. The purpose of this tour was to popularize the Chinese art of wushu in other countries. For this task you handle perfectly.
Jet Li's first marriage concluded in 1987 with Juan Tsyuyan that as well as he was a member of the national team of China Wushu. In addition, Huang has been a partner of Jet in his debut film "Shaolin Temple." The couple had two daughters, but together spouses were only 3 years old.
In the last year of the 20th century actor he remarried. This time his choice was Hong Kong actress Nina Li. They had a daughter Jane and son Dzhazhu.
Jet Li is a lot involved in charity work, is an honorary ambassador of the "Red Cross". The actor is a staunch supporter of Buddhism. A martial arts as a sport and is considering the possibility of spiritual self-improvement, but as a way of self-defense, according to Jet Li, martial arts do not stand up to scrutiny.