14 Surprising Things About Jason Statham You Didn't Know

He is more than just an actor!

14 Surprising Things About Jason Statham You Didn't Know
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There are hundreds of stars that dangle in limelight, whom we admire and adore. Most of those celebrities hide their inspiring stories behind their smiling glamorous faces. But whether they wish it or not, we get to know about their pasts and their struggles to reach where they are now.

Jason Statham is one of the actors who is known for being a high-action star. All those action and fight scenes from his movies will make you a fan of his excellent work. Well, his life wasn't that much easier as it appears now and we'll talk about it later in the article.

He has done everything and that's what made him a real good action hero. He is fast just like a car. Here are some really shocking facts about his life that will make you curious about him. let's have a look.

1) He began his career working as a street seller.

1) He began his career working as a street seller.

He used to work as a street seller with his father in London.

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2) He worked as a model before getting into acting.

2) He worked as a model before getting into acting.
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He didn't like his smile. This is the reason he was picked by Guy Ritchie because he looked so tough.

3) His street seller skills helped him in getting an audition for his first role.

3) His street seller skills helped him in getting an audition for his first role.
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It was when he was a street seller, did the audition-ers notice his modelling potential.

4) He was also thrown out of playboy mansion for not posing with girls.

4) He was also thrown out of playboy mansion for not posing with girls.
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He didn't want to pose with girls wearing only a bathrobe, and that's why Hugh Hefner threw him out of the playboy mansion.

5) Jason was an international diver as well.

5) Jason was an international diver as well.
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Jason Statham is not just a talented actor, but also a skilled athlete.

6) He does most of his stunts by himself.

6) He does most of his stunts by himself.
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He does all of his stunts on his own, that's why we love his action scenes so much.

7) He has failed his driving test so many times.

7) He has failed his driving test so many times.
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Who doesn't want to be a good driver? He is a very talented actor but the time he went for his driving test, he failed.

8) He also worked in a Kit-Kat advertisement.

Yes he also featured in Kit-Kat commercial. But, that's not all. Read on!

9) He got arrested for driving a golf cart.

9) He got arrested for driving a golf cart.
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Jason is truly an excellent driver, but once he was caught driving a golf cart with Kristin Cavallari after a party at caochella in 2010.

10) He really performed that helicopter stunt in crank.

10) He really performed that helicopter stunt in crank.
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He has done many daring stunts in his life and this is one of them. Seriously 2,000 feet above from the ground hanging in the air, well that's how you rock the show.

11) The scene from The Expendables was almost his last.

11) The scene from The Expendables was almost his last.
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When he was shooting this scene, the engine was leaking but he was lucky enough to manage the shoot and everything came out as safe and sound.

12) Statham had to train himself so hard for his role in Death Race.

12) Statham had to train himself so hard for his role in Death Race.
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He had to go through a lot of exercise and dieting and worked hard for his extraordinary role in Death Race.

13) He is an expert in chess.

13) He is an expert in chess.
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Well, this is probably something you didn't know but he is a really good chess player too. Hats off!

14) Jason is also a very talented soccer player.

14) Jason is also a very talented soccer player.
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Jason is a member of the Hollywood United FC.

That's all readers!