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Jackie Chan is actually a trained opera singer and has recorded over 20 albums with over 100 songs in over 5 different languages. In the 80’s, he would sing the theme songs to his films over the closing credits. In 1984, he won the Best Foreign Singer Award in Japan

Jackie Chan is actually a classically trained opera singer

(Worldkings) We all know Jackie Chan is the fearless kung fu fighter who doesn’t think twice about catapulting himself off a balcony, electrocuting himself on some lights and then smashing into a pane of glass.He, like, does that basically all the time. But what if I told you the classic action star had a more sensitive side that doesn’t involve kneeing henchmen in the face?

As it turns out, Jackie Chan is also quite a massive popstar and in his native China he is also well-known as a classical trained singer. In his younger life he was sent to the China Drama Academy, a Peking Opera School ran by Master Yu Jim-yuen. It was here than Chan learned his acrobatic style of kung fu, as well as how to act and sing.

Since then, he was beco… Continue Reading (2 minute read)

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