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Tony Jaa Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : February 5, 2018

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Short Biography

Tony Jaa was born on 5th February 1976 in Surin Province, Isaan, Thailand. He is a Thai Martial Artist, Action Choreographer, Actor, Director, Stuntman, and Buddhist monk. His birth name is Panom Yeerum. Subsequently, he changed his name to Tatchakorn Yeerum, though he is internationally known by his professional name Tony Jaa.

Other Name: Japanom Yeerum, Tatchakorn Yeerum, Phanom Yeerum, Jaa Phanom
Other Professions: Film Actor Choreographer Film Director Stunt Performer

Tony Jaa Complete Bio & Career

Born as Tatchakorn Yeerum, he is enjoying his international celebrity status by working in international movies and tuning audiences from all over the world.
Born in a remote village and grew up watching movies, Tony Jaa was mesmerized by the action movies of Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan and Jet Li. As a conscious choice, he wanted to be one of the action heroes he worshiped on the screen. As a child, he took training in the art form, Muay Thai.
Panna Rittikrai who is the head of the Muay Thai Stunt team and also a director gave Tony his first job as a stunt man. Because of this director's persuasion, he graduated from Maha Sarakham Institute of Physical Education.
His first movie where he played a supporting role was Spirited Killer. He has appeared in various movies since then. His crucial movie was Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior in which he played the main lead. The success of this movie turned into a trilogy and won many awards and nominations. He won three prestigious awards for Ong- Bak and its sequels.
He is a part of movies, Television, Videogame, and also a music video. He also is trained in Muay Boran type of martial arts.


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Tony Jaa Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Tony Jaa married his longtime girlfriend Piyarat Chotiwattananont in 2011. The couple has a daughter.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 42
Biceps Size 14
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Brown

Personal Info

Home Town Surin, Thailand
Nationality British
Religion Christian
Address Surin, Thailand
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Travelling, Listening Music, Acting
Marital Status Unmarried
Debut Spirited Killer (1994)
Best Movies Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior (2003), Tom-Yum-Goong (also called Warrior King or The Protector) (2005), Ong Bak 2: The Beginning (2008), Furious 7 (2015) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Place Dubai
Favorite Food Non Veg Food

Tony Jaa Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

48 years, 5months, 13 days old age Tony Jaa will turn 49 on 05 February, 2025. Only 6 months, 17 days, 12 hours,12 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Tony Jaa has celebrated the total number of 48 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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