Chinese Director Jing Wong worked with Jet on 4 films. They was: Last Hero in China , Kung Fu Cult Master, , The New Legend of Shaolin and High Risk .
Sustained bruised ribs while filming the fight stunts with Anthony Anderson for Romeo Must Die .
Jet & wife Nina Li Chi became parents to a 6 lb. 13 oz. daughter, Jane.
Was originally cast in the role of the character Li Mu Bai in Ang Lee's martial arts blockbuster Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon), but turned it down. The decision was prompted by a promise to his wife Nina Li Chi that he would not work while she was pregnant. The role of Li Mu Bai went to actor Yun-Fat Chow. Li said this himself during an appearance on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" promoting Kiss of the Dragon .
Other than providing voice-overs for Kit Yun in Rise to Honor (VG), he also did the motion-capture for his fight scenes.
Injured his foot while escaping the tsunami that followed a 9.0 earthquake in the Indian Ocean. Li and his four year old daughter were on vacation in the Maldives on December 26th, 2004. The two were in the lobby of their hotel when the wave came ashore. Scooping up his daughter and running for higher ground, a piece of furniture hit his foot, causing the injury.
Has played both real life legend Huo Yuan Jia (in Fearless ) and his semi-fictional student Chen Zhen (in Fist of Legend ).
Has claimed his upcoming martial arts film Fearless (Fearless) will be his last period kung-fu film, and that he will concentrate on other matters in the future. One of those matters is apparently a documentary about Buddhism.
One of 105 people invited to join AMPAS in 2008.