Jason Scott Lee is an American actor and martial artist. He is most known for his appearances in movies like Back to the Future Part II, Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story, The Jungle Book, Balls of Fury, Seventh Son, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny, and Mulan.
We look at the career of Jason Scott Lee and what is net worth in 2020 is.
What is Jason Scott Lee’s Net Worth? Earnings & Salary
As of June 2022. Jason Scott Lee has a net worth of $9 million. The primary source of his wealth is his career as an actor.
His first on-screen came in a minor role in an episode of The A-Team in 1986. His feature film debut came the following year in the comedy, Born in East L.A. He also had a small role as Whitey in the 1989 sci-fi epic, Back to the Future Part II.
His first starring role came in 1993 where he portrayed Bruce Lee in his biopic, Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story. He took martial arts class in Jeet Kune Do with one of Bruce Lee’s former disciples, Jerry Poteet, to prepare for his role. The training stuck with him and became a certified instructor at the discipline.
Jason, albeit sharing the same last name as Bruce Lee, has no relation whatsoever to the deceased martial arts phenom. Nonetheless, his portrayal of Bruce Lee was singled out as the highlight of the movie. He reportedly made $250,000 in salary for his contributions to the movie.
Following his breakthrough role, he landed starring roles in movies like 1993’s Map of the Human Heart and 1994’s Rapa-Nui.
He also starred as Mowgli opposite Lena Headey and John Cleese in the 1994 live-action adaptation of Rudyard Kipling‘s children’s classic, The Jungle Book.
He also starred opposite Kurt Russell, Jason Isaacs, and Connie Nielsen, among others in the 1998 sci-fi action movie, Soldier.
Lee also starred as Aladdin in the 2000 BBC One/ABC miniseries, Arabian Nights.
He had recurring appearances as Detective Kaleo in the CBS police procedural drama series, Hawaii Five-O.
He went on to have appearances in movies like Dracula II: Ascension, Timecop 2: The Berlin Decision, and The Prophecy: Forsaken, albeit the movies never saw theatrical releases and went straight to DVD.
In later years, he had appearances in the 2007 sports comedy, Balls of Fury, starring Dan Fogler, Christopher Walken, George Lopez, and Maggie Q; and the 2014 fantasy, Seventh Son, starring Ben Barnes, Jeff Bridges, Alicia Vikander, and Julianne Moore.
Most recently, he is set to play Bori Khan in the upcoming live-action adaptation of Disney’s 1998 animated movie, Mulan, delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jason Scott Lee: Age, Height, Ethnicity
Jason Scott Lee was born in Los Angeles, California, on November 19, 1966. The 53-year-old is of Hawaiian and Chinese descent and stands at 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 meters).
At the age of two, his family moved to Hawaii, where he attended Pearl City High School.
After graduation, he enrolled at Fullerton College in Fullerton, California, where his love for acting was fostered under the tutelage of acting coach Sal Romero — mentor to such artists as Sarah Brightman, Kelly McGillis, and Ricky Martin.
Is Jason Scott Lee Married?
Since 2008, Jason Scott Lee has been married to Diana Chan.
Per record, they do not have any children as of yet.