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Nina Li Chi


Facts of Nina Li Chi

Full NameNina Li Chi
First NameNina
Middle NameLi
Last NameChi
ProfessionCelebrity Wife
Birth CityShanghai
Birth CountryChina
Father NameLi Wing-Sek
Mother NameChui Chi-Ying
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseJet Li
No Of Children2
Height165 cm
Date of BirthDecember 31,1961
Age59 years
Married DateSeptember 19,1999

Nina Li Chi former Hong Kong actress who is more popular as a spouse of superstar Jet Li

Li is a martial art legend who became an international movie star after compromising his heroic image into a villain to get a role in Hollywood.  

Before Jet was on the screen in the U.S., he was a well-known actor in China and a wushu champion.  

Waited for ten years to get married to Jet Li

Nina and Li first met at the set of Dragon Fight in 1989. It was a Hong Kong action movie that was shot in San Francisco

It was love at first sight for Li, but it was difficult for him because he was still in his marriage

Li told her that they should get married if they feel the same way even after ten years

She agreed to him and waited for ten years. Hence, they exchanged wedding vows on 19th September 1999.

Nina Li Chi with her husband Jet Li.
Nina Li Chi with her husband Jet Li. Source: Pinterest

Her husband's ex-wife out of superstitious belief

Her husband, Li's ex-wife, is a former Chinese actress, Huang Qiuyan, whom he met at Beijing Shichahai Sports School

Both were wushu students at the time. It was a quiet registered marriage in 1987 in the absence of both of their parents

According to the source, Jet's marriage to her was because of superstitious belief as his godmother told him it would bring luck to him changing things into positive.

Divorced after he met Nina 

It was Nina from whom he learned the meaning of true love

Since he was so in love with her, he ended his first marriage with divorce in 1990

He stuck to his words and got wedded after ten years to the love of his life, Nina. 

He apologized to his former wife for his decision to divorce her.

Nina Li Chi with Jet Li.
Nina Li Chi with Jet Li. Source: Pinterest

Nina sacrificed her career and is currently taking care of her family

Nina, who is a former actress, sacrificed her career after getting married to Li

She did so to devote herself to her marriage and family. 

Li expressed his warm gratitude to her for choosing family over her career. 

The trust and bond between them are so pure and strong that he decided to hand over part of his property for her to manage in return for taking care of him and his family for years.

Nina Li Chi with her husband Jet Li and daughters.
Nina Li Chi with her husband Jet Li and daughters. Source: Facebook

A reel and real-life hero, Jet Li saved one of his daughters from Tsunami

In 2004, he, along with his daughter, survived the Tsunami

At the time, Li and his daughter were vacationing in a resort in the Maldives when suddenly a killer wave caught them up. 

His prompt action saved him and his daughter's life. 

The news of his death circulated, but by the grace of God, he, along with his daughter, survived the killer wave that claimed thousands of lives.

She is the step-mom to two of her four daughters

Li is the father of four children. Out of which two daughters Taimi Li and Si Li, are from his first marriage

Nina is the step-mom of Taimi and Si. She gave birth to her two daughters Jane Li and Jada Li, in 2000 and 2002.

Nina Li Chi daughters Jane in a red dress and Jade in Black and her husband Jet Li.
Nina Li Chi daughters Jane in a red dress and Jade in Black and her husband Jet Li. Source: Instagram

Net Worth

Her exact net worth is not known. 

In an interview, Li confessed that he handed his 2 billion assets to his wife, Nina. 

A superstar and martial art legend, Jet Li has a net worth of:

 Year Net Worth
Jet Li 2020$250 million


Nina was the winner of a beauty pageant. She was crowned with Miss Asia Pacific Hong Kong title in 1986

After that, she participated in Miss Asia Pacific Quest, in which she grabbed the third runner up title

She was one of the leading actresses back in the 80s and early 90s

Nina has been credited to several films. She was once the fifth highest-paid actresses in Hong Kong

She has starred alongside Jackie Chan, Chow Yun-Fat, Samuel Hui, etc.

Age and Birthday

  1. She was born in the year 1961. She is currently 59 years old.
  2. She celebrates her birthday on 31st December.

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Updated On Sun Feb 21 2021 Published On Sun Jan 10 2021 By shaumya

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