From a poor diver who had a bitter betrayal of his first love, Jason Statham has made constant efforts to achieve outstanding achievements. He was worthy of being a bright action actor.
The poor actor was betrayed by a 7-year-relationship lover
Jason Statham had dated his first love, Kelly Brook, for 7 years from 1997 to 2004. Kelly first met Jason when she filmed a scene with Littlewoods. At that time, Jason was a professional diver of the British National Diving Team. Immediately, 18-year-old Kelly fell in love with the handsome 29-year-old diver Jason.
Jason drove the old blue Astra to pick up Kelly on the first date and lied that it was his brother’s car while it was his own.
The couple then had dinner together at a restaurant. Kelly revealed, “Jason’s actions clearly showed that he had no money but he still tried to be as polite as possible.”
During the dating, the couple kept a secret relationship in front of the camera because at that time Kelly’s career was at the peak. They bought a 3-bedroom apartment in Sydenham, south London mainly by Kelly’s money.
In 2001, the couple moved to work at L.A, when Jason was new to Hollywood. His ambitions for an acting career did not allow him to get married at that time. Of course, what he owned was not enough to meet Kelly’s demands of a true home.
In December 2002, Jason attended the wedding of singer Madonna and director Guy Ritchie who directed the movie “Snatch” in which he participated. At this wedding, Kelly punched the face of Jason in front of the witness of singer Gwyneth Paltrow because he teased her in front of Kelly. That punch humiliated Jason with all his colleagues and guests at the party.
Since that time, the relationship between the two had deteriorated. They had been arguing many times. In 2004, Kelly worked with actor “Titanic” Billy Zane and completely fell with attention and care of him.
During 6 weeks of working together, Billy took her out to many places and made her really happy compared to Jason’s superficiality. Kelly then returned to London and tried to tell Jason what had happened between her and Billy.
Kelly felt guilty and regrets. She wanted Jason to forgive but the actor didn’t want to see her. But in his heart, he still wanted to continue the relationship. The angry appearance was just the cover for Jason Statham’s bitter heart.
It was at that moment that Billy Zane went to see Kelly and took her out to Greece and Saint-Tropez, where paparazzi caught them walking together. Jason saw these photos and completely collapsed. Then first love within 7 years officially ended here.
Rising to become one of the most powerful A-list stars in Hollywood
After experiencing a painful love affair, Jason participated in many projects to revive the spirit. One of his famous movies was Crank in 2006. After that, a series of blockbusters made the name of Jason Statham such as The Transpoter, Fast and Furious, The Mechanic, The Meg, and The Expendables.
From the salary of £ 5000 in the debut movie Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels, Jason is currently receiving up to 13 million dollars in the latest blockbuster Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw.
Jason always knows how to maintain his name through quality movies, advertising, and magazines. He also owns a chain of fast-food restaurants, clothing brands, and perfumes.
The total assets of Jason Statham are estimated at about 275 million USD. He also owned a series of supercars and real estate in many countries.
Despite owning a huge fortune in the richest Hollywood, Jason Statham did not live as luxurious as other actors. Apart from attending events or awards ceremonies, Jason’s favorite outfits are T-shirts, shorts, and slippers.
Perhaps because of the poor past, Jason has always maintained a simple lifestyle and way of dressing. He is one of the few actors who always spends his precious time taking care of his wife and son.
Currently, the actor has built a happy home with supermodel Rosie Huntington Whiteley and a cute son.