Statham is a phenomenon of a human. He has taken part in diverse vocations of endeavors and has excelled in them all. He was once involved in sports diving and made a name for self and country. He is also a martial artist. For the purpose of this article, we are going to look at him from the lens view of an actor and film producer.
He was once a model; from there, he landed in the world of make belief which today has brought him fame, honor and recognitions. He made his professional acting debut in 1998. It was a commercial success; he has gone ahead on the heels of that performance to convince critics that his debut success was never a fluke.
Today; Statham ranks among the very best in the midst of actors that has come out of the industry; if considerations are to be given to actors. His breakthrough in the industry came in the year 2002 when he was cast in the lead role for the box office hit: The Transporter.
Statham was born on 26th July 1967 in Shirebrook, Derbyshire, England. He is the son of Eileen (née Yates) and Barry Statham. He met his father in the entertainment industry as a singer; Statham initially decided not to follow the path of his father; he latter made a u-turn.
He is blessed with a very good physique-having been a diver in the past. He stands at 1.78m and weighs 78kg. He once dated Jason Statham briefly. He has been in a relationship with model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley since 2010.
His net worth is estimated at $30million dollars.
He has taken in 47 titles to date. Some of the best movies includes The Transporter trilogy, The Expendables,Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, The Fast and the Furious, The Expendables and he will be seen in upcoming movie Fast 8.
No award has come her way so far in the industry, but that does not take anything away from her acting prowess. It is a matter of time.
- Occupation: Actor and former competitive diver.
- Age: 49.
- Date of Birth: 26 July 1967.
- Place of Birth: Shirebrook, Derbyshire, England.
- Gender: Male.
- Eye color: Hazel.
- Hair color: Bald.
- in ft: 5’ 10”.
- in cm: 178.
- in m: 1.78.
- Weight: 78 kg
- Parents: Eileen (née Yates) and Barry Statham.
- Spouse/girlfriend: Jason Statham; Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.
- Sibling: Lee Statham.
- Ethnicity/Race: White.
- Nationality: England.