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Jonathan Luke Ke Huy Quan was born on the 20th August, 1971 in Saigon, South Vietnam of Vietnamese ancestry. He is an actor who rose to fame after starring in the Steven Spielberg productions of “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom” (1984) and “The Goonies” (1985). Jonathan Ke Quan has been accumulating his net worth being active in the entertainment industry since 1984.

How much is the actor? The latest estimations show that Jonathan Ke Quan’s net worth is as much as $1 million which allows him to be enlisted as one of the actors’ millionaires.

Jonathan Ke Quan was forced to leave South Vietnam when the Army of the Republic of Vietnam was defeated, after the fall of Saigon. His family was selected for political asylum and immigrated to the USA. Subsequently, for his education, he studied at Alhambra High School in California, and afterwards he graduated from the University of Southern California, School of Cinematic Arts. He is also fluent in Vietnamese, English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Jonathan Ke Quan Net Worth $1 Million

Jonathan became a child actor from early 1984, at age 12. He debuted with the role of Harrison Ford’s partner, Short Round, in the adventure film “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom” (1984). After being chosen for the role, his family changed its name to Ke Quan, the name with which he is credited in the film. This debut was very successful, as the actor was noticed by critics, and Ke Quan won the Young Artist Award for the previously mentioned role. After studying Taekwondo with Philip Tan on the set of “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom”, he later trained with Tan Tao-liang and continued his career in the field of acting which added revenues to the total size of Jonathan Ke Quan net worth.

His other notable role was of a witty child named Richard “Data” Wand in the adventure comedy film entitled “The Goonies” (1985). The film was based on the story written by Steven Spielberg, though it was directed and co-produced by Richard Donner. Critics were favourable as well as the film being financially profitable grossing $61 million at the box office. Ke Quan also appeared in the Japanese film “Passengers” (1986) in which he appeared alongside the Japanese idol singer Minako Honda. Then, he played Sam in the television series of short duration “Together We Stand” (1986-1987). He also starred in the film “Breathing Fire” (1991) co-directed by Brandon De-Wilde and Lou Kennedy. Afterwards, he appeared as a cameo in “Encino Man” (1992). His last screen appearance was in the film of “Second Time Around” (2002) with Ekin Cheng and Cecilia Cheung, directed by Jeffrey Lau. The film won the prize at the Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards in 2003. It is worth saying that as well as acting he has worked as an action choreographer for “X-Men” and “The One” which also increased Ke Quan’s net worth.

Finally, in the personal life of the actor, it is known that he is married to Corina (his first and only wife), otherwise he is a very private person.


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mou han fou wut2002Sing Wong
1997 Fei hu qi bing1997as Ko-Wei Kuan
Encino Man1992Kim (as Jonathan Quan)
Tales from the Crypt1991TV SeriesJosh
Head of the Class1990-1991TV SeriesJasper Kwong
Breathing Fire1991Charlie Moore
Passenger: Sugisarishi hibi1987Rick (as Ke Huy Quan)
Nothing Is Easy1986-1987TV SeriesSam
The Goonies1985Data (as Ke Huy Quan)
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom1984Short Round (as Ke Huy Quan)

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The One2001assistant: Mr. Yuen
X-Men2000assistant fight choreographer / translator: Mr. Yuen - uncredited

Stunts

Stunts

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Enigma2009/IShort stunt coordinator
X-Men2000stunt rigger - uncredited

Cinematographer

Cinematographer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Voodoo1999Short

Assistant Director

Assistant Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The One2001assistant director to the action choreography - uncredited

Editor

Editor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Voodoo1999Short

Editorial Department

Editorial Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Other Side2006/Iadditional editor

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Voodoo1999Short producer

Sound Department

Sound Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Other Side2006/Ifoley artist

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Far2012/IShort special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Indiana Jones: Making the Trilogy2003Video documentaryHimself (as Ke Huy Quan)
The Making of 'The Goonies'1985TV Short documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Edición Especial Coleccionista2010TV SeriesRichard 'Data' Wang
Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters2006DocumentaryShort Round (uncredited)
The Light and Magic of 'Indiana Jones'2003Video documentary shortHimself
The Stunts of 'Indiana Jones'2003Video documentary shortHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1987Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsExceptional Performance by a Young Actor in a New Television, Comedy or Drama SeriesTogether We Stand (1986)
1985Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture Musical, Comedy, Adventure or DramaIndiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1985Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Performance by a Younger ActorIndiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)


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#Fact
1He is now a martial artist and working as a stunt coordinator, recently worked with Jet Li on "The One" [2002]
2Is a huge Jackie Chan fan.
3Was number 67 on vh1's The Greatest: 100 Greatest Kid Stars (2005)
4In the scene in The Goonies (1985), where rocks are falling from the cave ceiling, he screams "Holy SH-I-T", spelling the expletive rather than saying it. He did this because his mother made him promise not to use any bad language in the movie.
5Attended Alhambra High School in Alhambra, California, USA.
6His brother was the one actually auditioning for the role of Short Round in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984). Jonathan just followed his brother along, but the casting people decided to pick him instead.
7When phoning his mother during the Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) movie shoot, he referred to George Lucas and Steven Spielberg as bearded man 1 and bearded man 2.
8Studied Tae Kwon Do under Philip Tan in 1983 on the set of Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984), and has also trained in the art under Tao-Liang Tan.
9Speaks fluent English, Vietnamese, Cantonese and Mandarin.


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