Stephen Chow is a Hong Kongese producer, entertainer, director, chief, dramatist, businessman, and comedian who rose to prominence with his debut film Final Justice (1988), which earned him the Golden Horse Award for “Best Supporting Actor” at the 25th Golden Globe Awards.
Stephen Chow: Profile summary
|Original name||Stephen Chow Sing-Chi|
|Nick Name||Stephen Chow|
|Profession(s)||Actor, filmmaker, film producer, martial artist|
|Born In||British Hong Kong|
|Date of Birth||22-Jun-62|
|Age as in 2022||60 years old|
|Height(s) Feet||5 feet and 8 inches|
|Heights in cm||174 cm|
|Weight(s) in pound||191 pounds|
|Net Worths||$35 million|
Stephen Chow: Biography and Early Life
He was born in Hong Kong and was brought to Ling Po Yee (mother), known as aluma of Guangzhou Normal University. Therefore his father, Chow Yik Sheung, was an immigrant from Ningbo, Zhejiang. Stephen Chow has two sisters. The elder one is named Chow Man Kei, and the younger one is named Chow Sing Ha.
Stephen Chow: Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Stephen Chow in 2022 and what is his height and weight? Well, Stephen Chow’s age is 59 years old as of today’s date 6th June 2022 having been born on 22 June 1962. Though he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 192 lbs in Pound and 87 kg in Kilograms.
Stephen Chow: Education
When Stephen Chow was seven when his parents divorced, Chow was raised by his only mother. Chow started his schooling and attempted Heep Woh Primary School, which was a missionary school attached to the Hong Kong Council of the Church Of Christ in Prince Edward Road, Kowloon Peninsula. He is also a martial arts star, inspired by Bruce Lee’s film named The Big Boss, which made him a star. Chow also studied Lee Kin-Yan alongside he entered San Marino Secondary School; however, after graduation, Stephen was accepted by TVB’s acting classes.
Stephen Chow: Personal Life- Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Chow had a girlfriend named Karen Mok, who has been with him in several movies many times. He also has a ten-year relationship with Yu Wenfeng until 2010.
Stephen Chow: Professional Career
Stephen Chow began his career as an extra for Rediffusion Television, and later, he joined TVB in 1982. Stephen also shot stardom in The Final Combat in 1989 and appeared in more than 40 films. An all-time film name Fight Back To School 1991 became the top-grossing film in Hong Kong. Therefore, he began directing films in 1994 with From Beijing with Love, and in the latter half of the 1990s warm to his films were began in China and became the Stephen Chow Phenomenon.
From 2001-2010 he gave a shot at International Stardom. In 2001 his film Shaolin Soccer grossed over US$50 million worldwide. He was also awarded best director and the best actor in the 2002 Hong Kong film awards. In 2004, Chow’s film Kung Fu Hustle grossed over US$106 million worldwide, and also won the best director awards at the Taiwan Golden Horse Awards and also awarded the best picture by Imagine Film Festival as well as he also won 20 international awards.
In 2010 he focused on his directing, in which by 2013, his film Journey to the West Conquering the Demons became one of the highest-grossing Chinese films. Also, by 2016 he released a film named The Mermaid which broke several box office records and became the highest-grossing film. It grossed over UD$553.81 million all over the world. Therefore Chow became the ninth-top grossing Hollywood director in 2016.
Stephen Chow: Awards
- In 2005 in Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival, Silver Scream Award was given for Kung Fu Hustle.
- In 1992, he was awarded as Best Actor for Justice, My Foot.
- In 2002, he was awarded for the Best Foreign-Language film for Shaolin Soccer.
- In 2005, he was continuously awarded for Kung Fu Hustle.
- . In 1996, he was awarded for Best Actor for A Chinese Odyssey.
- In 2002 he was awarded for Best Director for Shaolin Soccer.
- In 1988, he was awarded for Best Supporting Actor for Final Justice also in 2005, he was awarded by Golden Bauhinia Awards for the best director of Kung Fu Hustle.
- In 2002 Hong Kong film awards were continuously awarded for the best director and actor and Best Picture for Shaolin Soccer. He was awarded many more by Las Vegas film Critics society awards, also by Dallas- Fort Worth Film Critics Association awards, etc.
Stephen Chow: Net Worth
Stephen Chow is a Hong Kong actor and producer who has a net worth of $40 million as of 2022. He has earned the most of his wealth from being a successful actor and producer.