Jason Scott Lee – The Asian-American Actor’s Bio and Net Worth

Jason Scott Lee is an American actor and martial artist. He played Bruce Lee in the 1993 martial arts film “Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story” and He played Mowgli in the 1994 live-action adaptation of “The Jungle Book.” He was born on November 19, 1966. 

Jason Scott Lee Net Worth

Jason Scott Lee acquired his earnings due to his career as an actor. due to her being As of this year, he has a net worth of around $6 million. 

Personal Life

The movie actor was born in Los Angeles, Angeles California on November 19, 1966. He is of Hawaiian and Chinese descent. He grew up in Hawaii and he went to Pearl City High School.

His father’s name is Robert Lee, and his mother is Sylvia Lee.

After graduating high school, he then attended Fullerton College in Fullerton, California. This is where he discovered his love for acting and where his passion for the craft grew. He studied acting under acting coach Sal Romero who is a well-known mentor. 

The Asian American magazine website ranked him #7 on their list of “The 130 Most Inspiring Asian Americans of All Time.”

Professional Career

Lee’s first appearance on screen was in a minor role in an episode of “The A-Team” in 1986. He gained some fame when he was cast in “Born in East L.A” the following year. In 1989, he also played the character of Whitey in the iconic sci-fi movie “Back to the Future Part II.”

In 1992, he got his first-ever leading role in the romantic drama “Map of the Human Heart.” One of his most famous portrayals was when he was cast as Bruce Lee in the film “Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story.” The succeeding year, he got another leading role in the live-action adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book. He played Mowgli and worked with actors Lena Headey and John Chase. 

Jason Scott Lee was nominated for an MTV Movie Award for the Best Breakthrough Performance for his role in “Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story in 1994.”

He also starred opposite Kurt Russell, Jason Isaacs, and Connie Nielsen, among others in the 1998 sci-fi action movie, Soldier.

He is also a voice actor. He voiced the character of David Kawena in the Disney animated film Lilo & Stitch in 2002.

Aside from the shows mentioned above, Jason Scott Lee also appeared in “Dracula II: Ascension” in 2001, “Timecop 2: The Berlin Decision” in 2003, and “The Prophecy: Forsaken” in 2005. 

In the musical “The King and I”, he performed as the King of Siam. This was in a production at the London Palladium in the year 200. 

In 2016, Lee played the character Hades Dai in “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny”. In 2020, he played the villain Böri Khan in Disney’s “Mulan” which is a live-action remake of the 1998 animated film.

Jason Scott Lee Dating History

Jason Scott Lee has been married to his wife Diana Chan since 2008. Diana is a public relations professional.

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