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Jing Wu


Wu Jing, also known as Jacky Wu, (born 3 April 1974) is a Chinese actor, director, and martial artist best known for his roles in various martial arts films such as Tai Chi Boxer, Fatal Contact, the Sha Po Lang films, and as Leng Feng in Wolf Warrior, its sequel Wolf Warrior 2, and most recently The Battle at Lake Changjin


Wu Jing is one of the most profitable actors in China and his movies are often the highest grossed films in China and around the world. Wu ranked first on the Forbes China Celebrity 100 list in 2019 and 23rd in 2020.


In April 1995, Wu was spotted by martial arts choreographer Yuen Woo-ping, Wu played Hawkman / Jackie in the 1996 film Tai Chi Boxer, his first Hong Kong film debut. Since then Wu has appeared in numerous mainland Chinese wuxia television series. 


He has also worked with choreographer and director Lau Kar-Leung in the 2003 film Drunken Monkey. Wu achieved success in Hong Kong action cinema for his role as a vicious assassin in the 2005 film SPL: Sha Po Lang.


In 2006, Wu was continuing his move into Hong Kong cinema by starring in the film Fatal Contact. Wu is the male lead in the 2007 film Twins Mission, starring the Twins duo. He also worked on the police action film Invisible Target which was released in July 2007.


In March 2008, Wu made his directorial debut, alongside action choreographer Nicky Li, in his film Legendary Assassin. Wu played the Assassin in The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor his American film debut.


Wu played Jing Neng in the 2011 martial arts film Shaolin alongside Nicholas Tse, Andy Lau, and Jackie Chan. Wu reprised a different role as Chan Chi-kit in the 2015 Hong Kong action film SPL II: A Time for Consequences.


Wu directed and starred in the action war film Wolf Warrior and its 2017 sequel Wolf Warrior 2. The latter film has become a hit at the Chinese summer box office and became the highest-grossing film in China.


In 2019, Wu starred in the hit film The Wandering Earth, based on a novella of the same name by Liu Cixin. When he discovered that the production team lacked funds to complete the film, he invested his own money to make up for the shortfall. 


The film ended up grossing $700 million worldwide, including $691 million in China but only 9 million for the rest of the world combined. It became China's third highest-grossing film of all time, 2019's third highest-grossing film worldwide, the second highest-grossing non-English film to date, and one of the top 20 highest-grossing science fiction films to date.


Wu Jing and Xie Nan's relationship began in 2012 and they got married in 2014. On 25 August 2014, Wu Jing's wife gave birth to a son Wu Suowei also named Wu You  On 24 September 2018, they had a second son Wu Lü.


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