Friday, 8 November 2013

Lobatan! Jackie Chan's Son Will Get None Of His $130 Million Fortune

Jackie and Jaycee Chan

Being the only son of international movie star Jackie
Chan clearly comes with many privileges and
advantages. Jackie Chan's only child, a 30 year old son
named Jaycee, lived a life filled with opulent mansions,
luxurious vacations, expensive cars, the best education
and much more. Jaycee was even been able to launch
his very own singing and acting career thanks to his
famous father. But there is one important thing that
Jaycee will not receive from his father. Jackie Chan
recently announced that upon his death, he will donate
100% of his $130 million fortune to charity and that his
son Jaycee will be left out entirely…

Jackie and Jaycee Chan
While accepting an award in Beijing, Jackie was asked
if Jaycee will inherit his massive fortune some day.
Jackie stated that he was originally intending to donate
half of his wealth to charity and leaving his family the
other half but recently changed his will to leave 100%
for charitable causes throughout the world. The elder
Chan explained: "If he is capable, he can make his
own money. If he is not, then he will just be wasting
my money." Jackie also expressed regret for not
sending Jaycee to the army where his son would have
received "life experience and character."
If Jaycee wants to continue living an extravagant
lifestyle, his career is going to need a boost. Since 2004
Jaycee has appeared in around 20 films, most of which
have been major flops. Jaycee's 2012 movie "Double
Trouble" became one of the biggest box office failures
in history grossing just $9000 at the box office, despite
heavy marketing and promotion. He also starred
alongside his father in 2010′s "1911″
which became
Jackie's worst performing movie ever.
Jackie is not the only celebrity who plans on giving their
fortune to charity instead of their children. Warren
Buffett, Bill Gates and Ebay founder Pierre Omidyar
are some of the more notable billionaires who have
pledged their entire fortunes to charity. Buffett is an
especially staunch opponent of what he calls "dynastic
wealth" (wealth that is so vast it creates generational
dynasties). Buffett refers to anyone who grew up
wealthy as a "member of the lucky sperm club" and, like
Jackie Chan, firmly believes that if his children work
hard enough they can achieve great success the same
way he did.
How would you feel if you were Jaycee Chan? I can't
say I would be very happy, but having spent some
time around trust fund kids, I understand where
Jackie is coming from.

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