Chow Yun Fat (Donald Chow) Biography

(actor, singer)

Who is the wife of Chow Yun Fat?

Chow Yun Fat is happily married to his second wife, Jasmine Tan, who is a business entrepreneur. Tan even helps as an artiste manager for the Fat.

After dating for two years, they took their relationship further with marriage in 1986. The couple has been childless since Jasmine had an unfortunate miscarriage in 1991.

When She was nine months into her pregnancy, her unborn baby died due to strangulation from the umbilical cord. She was advised to remove the baby by caesarian process, however, she decided to deliver the stillborn.

Past Relationships

Previously, he was married to Candice Yu, who is an actress from Asia Television. They were married min 1983, and after nine months they ended their union due to personal reasons.

He also dated, Idy Chan and split out in 1983 after 5 years old dating. The couple met on the set of the 1978 drama, ‘Vanity Fai’.

The disapproval of Chow’s mother is rumored to be the reason behind their separation.

Relationship Facts of Chow Yun Fat (Donald Chow)

  • Chow Yun Fat (Donald Chow) is married to Jasmine Tan {Compare Couple}.
  • He does not have any kids as of now.
  • Chow Yun Fat (Donald Chow) is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Chow Yun Fat?

Chow Yun Fat aka Donald Chow is a Hong Kong-born Chinese actor and singer.

He is known for his appearances in the movies like A Better Tomorrow, The Killer, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, and others.

He received two Golden Horse Awards for Best Actor, in Taiwan for the drama film, An Autumn’s Tale. In 1995, he was given the title of Coolest actor by the Los Angeles Times.

Chow Yun Fat – Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Chow Yun Fat was born in Lamma Island, British, Hong Kong on 18 May 1955. As of 2022, Chow Yun is 67 years old.

He is of Chinese nationality and maintains Asia ethnicity. According to the astrological chart, he has a birth zodiac sign of Taurus.

He was born to his father, Chow Yung-wan (周容允), and mother, Chan Lai-Fong (陳麗芳). While he was young, his father used to work on a Shell Oil Company tanker, while his mother worked as a cleaning lady and vegetable farmer.

When he was 10 years old, he shifted to Kowloon. There is no more detailed info on his educational life. Later, in 1973, she took a training course at TVB.

Chow Yun Fat – Professional Life, Careers

Chow Yun Fat debuted his acting career by signing a three-year contract with Golding Films. He was then cast in the series,’ The Bund’ in 1980. He went on to work in several movies like modern Heroes (江湖檔案), Soul Ash (灰靈), The Bund(上海灘), The Bund Part 2(上海灘續集) made under the Goldig Films production.

In 1986, he was cast in John Woo’s action film, ‘A Better Tomorrow which became his major breakthrough. The movie made an impressive amount at the box offices in Asia which even gained him the title of the megastar. Then he went on to work on several movies.

Besides action, Chow is also loved by the fans for his comedic appearance in the movies like, ‘Diary of a Big Man‘ in 1988, Now You See Love, and Now You Don’t in 1992. In 2003, he portrayed the role of Monk in the superhero comedy movie, Bulletproof Monk.

Similarly, he portrayed the role of pirate captain Sao Feng, in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End in 2007. Though, his role was omitted from the movie during the show.

In 2015 he played the role of Ken in From Vegas to Macau II and reprised the role in its sequels From Vegas to Macau III in 2016.

In 2018, he shared his screen along with Aaron Kwok in the Hong Kong-Chinese action film, ‘Project Gutenberg’. The movie got him a nomination for the 38th Hong Kong Film Awards.

Louis Vuitton published his first photo collection of the set, and the sales profit from the books was donated to Sichuan earthquake victims.

Chow Yun Fat – Net worth, Salary

The famous Hong Kong actor, Chow Yun Fat has an estimated net worth of around 200 million USD. Chow receives an impressive payment for his work.

Though, his salary and income have not been revealed yet,

Chow Yun Fat – Rumors, Controversy

In 2014, there was a news report by Shanghaiist that, the Chinese government had banned Chow Yun Fat from working on film productions in mainland China after voicing his support for the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.

Besides that, he has never been involved in rumors and buzzes.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Chow Yun Fat stands at the height of 5 feet 5 inches weighing around 70 Kg. In addition, he has a chest size of 40 inches, a waist size of 30 inches, and a hips size of 33 inches.

Talking about his physical appearance, he has a fair complexion, with a couple of black eyes and hair of the same color as well.

Social Media

Chow Yun Fat is present on Instagram under the username, @chowyunfat having more than 4.2K followers.

Adding more, there is also an official Facebook page under his name that has garnered around 6.8K followers.

Similarly, there is also a Tiktok account under his name enriched with over 5.3K followers and 21.7K likes. The following Tiktok account is not official but might have been created by his fans.

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