Jason Statham was born on 26 July 1967 in Shirebrook, Derbyshire, the son of Eileen (née Yates), a dancer, and Barry Statham, a street seller. His father also worked odd jobs as a house painter, coal miner, and singer in the Canary Island.
Jason Statham is an English actor and film producer. Typecast as the antihero, he is known for his action-thriller roles and portraying tough, irredeemable, and machiavellian characters.
Action film star who gained popularity from his roles in The Transporter film series and Snatch. Other action films he has starred in include War, Death Race, Fast & Furious 7, Spy, and The Expendables films.
He dated Kelly Brook from 1997 to 2004. He began dating Victoria’s Secret model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley in April 2010 and they got engaged in 2016. He and Rosie welcomed a son named Jack in 2017.
He was close childhood friends with a famous football player and actor Villie Jones. He trained to become a professional diver and finished in 12th place at the 1992 World Championships.