Tony Jaa Biography, Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Tony Jaa is a popular Hollywood actor and director. He is famous for his work in movies like Monster Hunter, Furious 7. Let us tell you that Tony’s last film to hit the theaters was Monster Hunter in the year 2021. She was born on 5 February 1976 in Surin Province, Isan, Thailand. He is a Thai martial artist, action choreographer, actor, director, stuntman and Buddhist monk.

Let us tell you that his birth name is Panom Yeram. But after some time he changed his name to Tatchakorn Yerum. Although he is known internationally by his professional name Tony Jaa. Born as Tatchakorn Yeram, he has become an international celebrity by acting in international films and attracting audiences from all over the world.

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Tony Jaa Biography & Personal Details

Full Name   Jaa Phanom (Tony Jaa)
Nick Name / Stage NameTatchakorn Yeerum, Jaa Phanom, Japanom Yeerum, Phanom Yeerum
Born (Date of Birth)5 February 1976
Age (as 2022)  46 Years Old
BirthplaceSurin, Thailand
Zodiac SignAquarius.
HometownSurin, Thailand
Hobbies/Habits/InterestsTravelling, Listening Music, Acting
Favorite Clothing BrandsNot Known
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Education Qualification / DegreeNot Known
Famous ForActor
Profession   Martial Artist, Film Director, Film Producer, Stunt Artist, Screenwriter, Choreographer, Film Actor, Taekwondo Player

Tony Jaa Family

Share information about Tony Jaa’s family, parents and siblings. So he was born in Surin, Thailand to Rin Sapech and Thongdi Yeram. The actor spent his childhood with his three siblings. He has one brother named Tawisak Yerum and two sisters named Vav Yerum and Hathaya Yerum. Tony belongs to the Kuy dynasty. He lives in the Mon-Khmer ethnic group.

Coming to his wife and girlfriend, he is happily married to his long time girlfriend Pyaret Chhotiwattannot. They registered the marriage on 29 December 2011 and got married on 3 May 2012. Let us tell you that they have two daughters named Hathipavi Yerum and Narinrat Yerum. He is living very happily with his family in Surin, Thailand.

MotherRin Saipetch
FatherThongdee Yeerum
Sister/BrotherBrother – Taweesak Yeerum, Sisters – Hatthaya Yeerum, Waew Yeerum
Marital StatusMarried
Affair/girlfriendsPiyarat Chotiwattananont
Husband/SpousePiyarat Chotiwattananont
Daughter/Son/ChildrenDaughter – Hathaipawee Yeerum, Narinrat Yeerum
RelativesNot Known
FriendsNot Known

Body Measurements & Physical Appearances

Height in Feet5 Feet 6 inches
Height in Centimeters168 cm
Height in Meters1.68 m
Weight61 kg
Weight in Pounds134 lbs (pounds)
Body Measurements36-31-14
Face ShapeNot Known
Body ShapeNot Known
Chest sizeNot Known
Waist sizeNot Known
Hips/Biceps sizeNot Known
Shoe sizeNot Known
FigureNot Known
Eyes colorDark Brown
Hair colorBlack
TattoosNot Known


Tatchakorn Yeram has worked in international films. Because of this, audiences all over the world like him. That’s why he is an international celebrity. From his childhood, Tony Jaa was fascinated by the action films of Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan and Jet Li. That’s why he wanted to be like those action heroes. He has trained in the Muay Thai art form. Panna Rittikarai who heads the Muay Thai stunt team and is also a director, gave Tony his first job as a stunt man.

He graduated from the Maha Sarkham Institute of Physical Education because of the director’s persuasion. Let us tell you that in his first film, he played a supporting role. That movie was Spirited Killer. After that he never looked back. And has appeared in many movies. His famous films were Oong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior. He played the lead role in it. The success of that film turned into a trilogy and won several awards and nominations.

Tony Jaa Movies List


  • 1994 – Spirited Killer
  • 1996 – Hard Gun
  • Mission Hunter 2 (Battle Warrior)
  • 1997 – Mortal Kombat: Annihilation
  • 2001 – Nuk leng klong yao
  • 2003 – Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior
  • 2004 – The Bodyguard
  • 2005 – Tom-Yum-Goong
  • 2007 – The Bodyguard 2
  • 2008 – Ong Bak 2
  • 2010 – Ong Bak 3
  • 2013 – Tom Yum Goong 2
  • 2014 – Skin Trade
  • 2015 – Furious 7
  • SPL II: A Time For Consequences
  • 2016 – Never Back Down: No Surrender
  • 2017 – XXX: Return of Xander Cage
  • Paradox
  • Gong Shou Dao
  • 2018 – Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy
  • 2019 – Triple Threat
  • 2020 – Jiu Jitsu
  • Monster Hunter
  • 2021 – Detective Chinatown 3
  • 2022 – The Expendables 4
  • A Man Will Rise


  • 1998 – Red Eagle อินทรีแดง (2541)
  • 2015 – Sze U Tonight

Awards And Nominations

  • 2003 – Star Entertainment Awards
  • 2004 – Suphannahong National Film Awards
  • 2005 – Honorary Award
  • 2006 – Online Film Critics Society Awards
  • 2008 – Top Awards
  • 2009 – Nine Entertain Awards
  • Chalermthai Awards
  • Suphannahong National Film Awards
  • 2010 – Top Awards
  • 2011 – Deauville Asian Film Festival

Tony Jaa Social Media

FacebookNot Known
YouTubeNot Known
Gmail ID / Email IDNot Known


  • Favorite Colour – Black
  • Favorite Actor – Not Known
  • Film – Not Known
  • Songs – Not Known
  • Book – Not Known
  • Animal – Not Known
  • Favorite Actress – Not Known
  • Favorite Food – Chicken, veggies, Chicken or fish, Fish, Green tea
  • Hobbies – Travelling, Listening Music, Acting
  • Favorite Movies – Not Known
  • Destination – Dubai
  • Clothing Brands – Not Known
  • Film Maker – Not Known
  • Sports – Not Known
  • Singers – Not Known
  • Gadgets – Not Known
  • Music – Not Known
  • Fruit – Not Known

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Interesting Facts

  • Tatchakorn Yeerum is known internationally as Tony Jaa and in Thailand as Jaa Phanom.
  • He is a Thai martial artist, actor, action choreographer, stuntman, director and Buddhist monk.
  • Tony is strict and serious but sometimes sociable.
  • He trains someone with great potential, then gets excited.
  • Siyarat Shotivatnot and Tony married on 29 December 2011.
  • He started his career in the entertainment industry as a stuntman.
  • Tony has an estimated net worth of $12 million dollars as of 2021.


Q .Who is Tony Jaa?

Tony Jaa is a renowned Thai Martial Artist, Actor, Action Choreographer, Stuntman, Director and a former Buddhist Monk.

Q .Who is Tony Jaa’s wife?

Piyarat Chotiwattananont

Q .How tall is Tony Jaa?

5 feet 8 inches

Q .How much is Tony worth?

$10 million dollars

Q .When was Tonyja born?

5 February 1976


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