“Told Me She Was Pregnant ”: Jackie Chan’s Wife Made a Conditional Offer to Him Before Marriage to Safeguard Their Kid

Published 11/27/2022, 1:15 PM EST

World-renowned Martial artist, Jackie Chan, hardly needs any formal introduction. The Hong Kong-born star did not just leave an array of generations inspired, but also gave tough competition in Hollywood. One may know Jackie for his impressive martial art movies, but he is a man of many shades.

Much like his professional career, his personal life also drew much public attention. His secret marriage with Taiwan actress Joan Lin Feng-jiao grabbed public attention. Speaking about it, the martial artist opened up in an archived interview.

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Jackie Chan opened up about her love life with Lin 

The martial arts expert never sighed away from expressing his feelings and speaking his heart out. He confessed that there were times when he was involved with many women. However, his life changed when he met Taiwan’s actress Lin Feng-jiao.

BEIJING, CHINA – JANUARY 01: Actor Jackie Chan attends the Press Conference of “Wish Dragon” on January 1, 2021, in Beijing, China. (Photo by Fred Lee/Getty Images)

In his interview, he revealed, “She fell in love with me, but I was always fooling around. Then suddenly, she told me she was pregnant.” It was then their life took an unexpected turn; on learning that she was pregnant, she gave up her career and went to Los Angeles to hide. Though Jackie cared about her but did nothing. The reason being he wasn’t aware as to “how to love” her.

It was then he received a call from his friend from the US who informed him that “she’s getting bigger and bigger.” Jackie then decided to visit her. When he met her, she made a heartfelt request. She said, “You can have your life; I just want our baby to have your name.”

What did Jackie decide?

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On hearing Lin’s request, Jackie decided to marry her. They secretly married in 1982. As Jackie revealed, “I married her, and the next day, our son was born. Then I got on a plane and returned to work.” The next day after their wedding, their only child Jaycee Chan was born.

PARIS, FRANCE – JANUARY 18: Jackie Chan walks the runway during the Li-Ning Menswear Fall/Winter 2020-2021 fashion show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 18, 2020, in Paris, France. (Photo by SAVIKO/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

Lin has since retired from the film industry. The couple since they are married. At the age 19, she started her career at the age of 19. Her first film was ‘The Hero of Chiu Chow.’ In the 1970s, she was a dominant name in Taiwanese and Hong Kong Cinema.

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She also received the 16th Golden Horse Award for her performance in ‘The Story of a Small Town.’ In a short career of 10 years, she appeared in more than 70 films.

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Mubhaswara Ahamed

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Mubhaswara Ahamed is currently working as a US Sports Author for Essentially Sports. She completed her Grad degree in English Literature from Calcutta University. Mubhaswara was introduced to the world of sports by her father.

Edited By: Pritam Priyedarshi

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