Li Lianjie popularly known for his stage name “Jet Li” is one among great martial artist who contributed a lot in the film industry. He starred in numerous Chinese and American films and his action and stunts are truly exceptional.
At a very young age of 12, Jet Li competed against mid to late 20’s adult and won fifteen gold medals and one silver medal.
“My winning first place caused quite a sensation because I was so young. I was 12 years old, and the other two medalists were in their mid- to late twenties. During the awards ceremony, as I stood on the top step of the podium, I was still shorter than the 2nd and 3rd place medalists. It must have been quite a sight.” –Jet Li
Now, where he’s at the age of 55, shocking photos of Jet Li came out and many noticed about the big changes in his physical appearance.
Jet Li revealed that he suffers from hyperthyroidism year 2013 and he’s been dealing with it for the past three years. He’s been taking medication to control his heart rate because his heart rate can hit 130~140 at normal and he has been advised not to do any sort of exercise.
In year 2016, he’s accepting fewer film offers because of charity works and his health condition has nothing to do with it. He also stated that he had recovered from his illness.
Countless still admires Jet Li and he undeniably amazed people in many parts of the world with his exceptional films.
Long Live Jet Li!