Interesting Biography Facts
September 12, 1967
Shirebrook, Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Great Yarmouth grammar school
Jason Statham family members
Lee Statham (older brother)
Is Jason Statham a gay/bisexual?
What is Jason Statham marital status?
Who is Jason Statham wife?
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley (fiancée)
How many children does he have?
1 (Jack Oscar Statham)
Jason Statham wife
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley (fiancée)
Date of birth: April 18, 1987
Jason Statham has become the symbol of male magnetism for many people worldwide. And like a real strong man, he is in love with a tender, incredibly beautiful woman. On January 10, 2016 Jason got engaged to his girlfriend of 6 years, Victoria’s Secret model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.
Rosie was born in Plymouth, Devon, England in the family of Fiona Huntington-Whiteley, a fitness instructor, and Charles Huntington-Whiteley, a chartered surveyor. Rosie grew up with two younger siblings – a brother Toby and a sister Florence.
The girl attended Milton Abbot Primary School. Then she entered Tavistock College. Rosie was not popular at school, because she was too tall, slim and plump-lipped, but those features made her noticeable in the world of models.
She started her career at the age of 13, and during the years in model industry Rosie cooperated with many fashion giants, like Burberry, Thomas Wylde, Prada etc. Rosie reached her career peak, having become Victoria`s Secret angel. She put her career of a model on pause in 2010, when decided to give a chance to career of an actress. Rosie replaced Megan Fox in Transformers franchise. She featured in “Mad Max: Fury Road” too.
In fact, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley has become a favorite model and actress for many people worldwide. She moved to LA to develop her career, but kept the strong connection with her motherland – England – too. She visits her hometown at least once a month, every day she speaks on phone with her parents and siblings. And British fiancé helps to keep her authenticity too.
Rosie met the famous actor Jason Statham in 2010. The couple has always been extremely private with their relationship, that’s why it’s hard to define exactly, when they started their love affair.
Rosie and Jason appeared together at Coachella festival in 2010 for the first time. A year later they positioned themselves as a couple officially at Vanity Fair party.
Two stars have really busy schedules, but they have always found enough time to walk around the beach or to have some rest at home.
In 2016 Jason Statham proposed his loved one and gave her a five-carat diamond engagement ring. They shared the great news with their fans at Golden Globe 2016. Then Rosie was shining with happiness. She didn’t hide the fact that she dreamed to become a mother.
In February, 2017 Jason and Rosie visited Vanity Fair Oscar party. Rosie was proud to demonstrate a neat round belly. Jason and she were expecting their first child. Their son was born in summer, 2017.
Jason Statham kids
Jack Oscar Statham (a son with Rosie Huntington-Whiteley)
Date of birth: June 24, 2017
The first child of 50-year-old Jason Statham and his young (31-year-old) fiancée arrived on a hot summer day in 2017. Rosie shared that great news with her fans through Instagram. She opened up, that the baby boy weighed 8, 8 lbs.
Rosie and Jason named their kid Jack Oscar Statham, although at home he is named just as Jack. Rosie posted a number of pics of her small son in social media, but each time she hid his face. Not long ago Jack Oscar celebrated his 1-year birthday.
Who are Jason Statham parents?
Barry Statham (father)
Each small boy uses his father as his first idol and role model. In case of Jason Statham, he had a really great person in front of his eyes.
Oh, no, Barry Statham didn’t make a great career and didn’t earn tons of cash. But he taught his boy Jason to stay fit and to love life.
Barry worked as a street seller, but he had always had a dream. He was fond of singing and one day wanted to perform at a strip show in Las Vegas (by the way, many years later his son Jason helped the man fulfill his dream).
Jason Statham father, who is nicknamed as Barry Wild, taught his sons to like music too. Often at weekends they made short concerts – Jason was on drums, his father was the lead singer and his brother played the guitar.
Barry really liked music, but he understood that boys needed sports to stay fit. He helped Jason make his body and taught him to workout regularly. According to Statham interview to Men’s Journal, his father made a weight bench with his own hands to train himself and to coach his boys.
Nowadays Barry Statham looks strong and fit. He still lifts weights and practices ballroom dancing with his wife.
Eileen Yates-Statham (mother)
Eileen Yates, who changed her surname for Statham after marriage, is an attractive woman, who looks healthy and active. As her son Jason tells, Eileen leads a simple way of life. She gets up early, goes for a walk and visits ballroom dancing workouts.
Eileen used to be a dancer. She tried to stay fit, so she cooked healthy food and taught her son Jason to eat right and to care about himself.
From time to time Eileen and Barry Statham visit red-carpet events with their famous son and are photographed by journalists. They look great!
Jason Statham siblings
Lee Statham (older brother)
Jason Statham older brother is singer. He resides in Norwich, England, United Kingdom. He plays the guitar, practices sports and sings songs, which he uploads online.
Interesting and fun facts
- Jason Statham spent his young years in Derbyshire, England. He was very athletic from the earliest age and practiced various kinds of martial arts, such as karate and kung fu. He also was good in swimming and diving. During 12 years he was the member of British Swimming Squad.
- Jason helped his father to earn cash as a street seller. But soon he changed this job for modeling.
- Statham career took a great turn to better after his meeting with an English film director Guy Ritchie. Guy liked Jason’s brutal real-life charm so much, that he cast him to his movie “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels”, which made Jason a star.
- Jason Statham does the stunts in his movies by his own.
- Before his high-profile relationship with Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Statham dated a model Kelly Brook during 7 years.
- Jason Statham is not just 20 years older than his beautiful fiancée Rosie, he is just 1 inch taller than she is.
- Jason’s favorite colors are black and red. His favorite food is chicken with beans.
- Statham failed to pass his drive test many times.
- Jason is a good chess player.
- He thinks that stuntmen should have their own category at Oscar.