|Birthdate||July 26, 1967|
|Birthplace||Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England|
Jason Statham grew up athletic-- he was involved in martial arts, football/soccer as a child and more importantly, diving. He was a member of Britain's National Diving Squad for twelve years. He was also a model for French Connection before he got into acting. He also worked as a black market salesman.
Jason Statham first got into acting upon meeting director Guy Ritchie. Since then he became famous for acting in The Expendables, Snatch, the Crank series, The Italian Job, The Transporter trilogy, Safe, The Bank Job, War and Parker.
Jason Statham was dating model Kelly Brooks until recently, and he is now dating Rosie Huntington-Whitely, an Australian Victoria's Secret model best known for her role in the Transformers franchise (a film series that Statham has long been rumored as being cast for in future sequels).