The actor has extensively campaigned for World Smile Foundation which started in 2001. It’s central mission is to concentrate on minor grass roots charitable acts which generally don’t receive much attention from big time donors in addition to propagate the power of the smile and a kind deed.
Jackie provides generous donations to this children’s charity. Founded in 1997 by Shelley Breiner, Kids Wish Network strives to help children worldwide. The organization’s main aim is to grant the last wishes of children suffering from terminal diseases.
Jackie Chan was born Chan Kong-sang on April 7, 1954, in Hong Kong, China. He began studying martial arts, drama, acrobatics, and singing at age seven. Once considered a likely successor of Bruce Lee in Hong Kong cinema, Chan instead developed his own style of martial arts blended with screwball physical comedy. He became a huge star throughout Asia and went on to have hits in the U.S. as well.