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Bruce Lee: Biography, family, net worth, age, height, and much more

Bruce Lee: Biography, family, net worth, age, height, and much more

Last updated on: June 9, 2020

 Bruce Lee is a Hong Kong-American actor, director, martial artist, and philosopher. He is best known for his performance in movies like Enter the Dragon, Fist of Fury, Return of the Dragon, Game of Death, The Big Boss.


Lee turned into born in San Francisco, but he grew up in Hong Kong. He turned into brought to the leisure industry at an early age, as his father was an opera singer and part-time actor. The more youthful Lee started appearing in movies as a child and was frequently forged as a juvenile delinquent or road urchin. As a teenager, he took up with neighborhood gangs and began studying kung fu to higher defend himself. At that point, he also started out dance classes, which similarly subtle his footwork and balance; in 1958 Lee won the Hong Kong cha-cha championship.


Lee’s mother and father were more and more disturbed by means of his street fighting and run-ins with the police, and they sent him to live within the United States rapidly after he turned 18. He lived with family pals in Seattle, where he finished excessive faculty and studied philosophy and drama at the University of Washington. While in Seattle he opened his first martial arts college, and in 1964 he relocated to Oakland, California, to determine a second faculty. It turned into approximately that time that he developed his own technique—jeet kune do, a mix of historic kung fu, fencing, boxing, and philosophy—which he commenced teaching rather than traditional martial arts. He drew the attention of a television producer after giving a kung fu demonstration at a Los Angeles-region karate tournament, and he changed into forged as the sidekick Kato in the television collection The Green Hornet (1966–67).

Lee had issues locating acting jobs after the cancellation of The Green Hornet, and he commenced supplementing his earnings by using giving personal Jeet Kune do classes to Hollywood stars, which includes Steve McQueen. In the 1969 movie Marlowe, Lee acquired note for a scene in which he destroyed a whole office through kickboxing and karate moves. Troubled via his inability to discover other appropriate roles, however, he moved again to Hong Kong in 1971. There Lee starred in two films that broke box-workplace information for the duration of Asia, and he later discovered success in the United States with Tang shan da Xiong (1971; Fists of Fury [U.S.], or The Big Boss [Hong Kong English title]) and Jing wu men (1972; The Chinese Connection [U.S.], or Fist of Fury [Hong Kong English title]).

Lee used his sudden box-workplace clout to shape his personal manufacturing company, and he co-produced, directed, wrote, and starred in his next film, Meng lengthy Guo Jiang (1972; Return of the Dragon [U.S.], or The Way of the Dragon [Hong Kong English title]). Lee’s following film, Enter the Dragon (1973), become the primary joint challenge among Hong Kong- and U.S.-based totally production companies, and it has become a global hit, thrusting Lee into international movie stardom. Tragically, he died six days before the movie’s Hong Kong release. The mysterious instances of his death had been a supply of hypothesis for enthusiasts and historians, but the purpose of death become officially indexed as swelling of the brain because of an allergy to a headache medication. At the time, Lee had been operating on a movie called Game of Death, which becomes pieced collectively with stand-ins and cardboard cutouts of Lee’s face and became launched in 1978.


After Lee’s death, his films received a huge cult following. Lee himself became one of the most important pop culture icons of the 20th century, and he is often credited with converting the way Asians were supplied in American films. A barely fictionalized biopic, Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story, regarded in 1993. His son, Brandon, accompanied Lee into performing, and he died after being shot with a misloaded prop gun while filming The Crow (1994).

Know Bruce Lee career debut, wife, age, height, awards, favorite things, body measurements, affairs or girlfriend or dating history, net worth, car collections, address, date of birth, school, residence, religion, father, mother, children and much more. 


Full Name

Lee Jun-Fan


Bruce Lee, Little Dragon


Actor, Director, Producer, Martial Artist, Philosopher.



Film – Marlowe (1969)

TV Show – The Green Hornet (1966)

Best Known for

Being one of the most popular and influential Martial artists


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Personal life

Date of Birth

November 27, 1940


Bruce Lee passed away at the age of 32 on July 20, 1973, at Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong due to Cerebral edema.

Zodiac sign



Bruce Lee signature


American,  Hong Kong

Birth Place

Chinatown, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Resting Place

Lakeview Cemetery, Seattle, Washington

School / College / University

Tak Sun School

La Salle College

St. Francis Xavier’s College



Race / Ethnicity

MIxed (Chinese, as well as evidently one quarter or three-eighths European).

Food Habits



Martial arts,



Physical Stats & More


  • In feet – 5′ 7½”
  • In Centimeters – 171cm
  • In meters – 1.71m


  • In kilograms – 64 kg
  • In Pounds – 141 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Chest Size: 41 inches
  • Biceps Size: 14.5 inches
  • Waist Size: 32 inches

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Linda Lee Cadwell (Married in 1964)

Bruce Lee with wife Linda Lee Cadwell


Lee Hoi-Chuen (Opera & Film Actor)

Bruce Lee with father Lee Hoi-Chuen


Grace Ho

Bruce Lee with mother Grace Ho


Phoebe Lee (Older Sister)

Agnes Lee (Older Sister)

Peter Lee (Older Brother)

Robert Lee (Younger Brother)(Musician)

Bruce Lee siblings


Brandon Lee (Son) (Actor) (February 1, 1965)

Bruce Lee son Brandon Lee

Shannon Lee (Daughter) (April 19, 1969)

Bruce Lee daughter Shannon Lee

Relationship & More

Marital Status


Marriage Date

August 17, 1964

Affairs or dating history

Linda Lee Cadwell (1964-1973)

Bruce Lee with wife Linda Lee Cadwell image

Favorite Things


Money Factor

Net Worth

$10 million.

Source of Income – Acting

Car collection

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