The net worth of Jonathan Ke Quan (Goonies)

Jonathan Ke Quan is a Vietnamese-born actor and stuntman, who starred in “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom,” but is best remembered for his role in “The Goonies” as a character nicknamed “Data.” Although many may not remember him, Jonathan remains a Hollywood icon. Here’s a brief look at the actor’s life and success.

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Early life and family

Jonathan was born in Vietnamin what is now Ho Chi Minh City on August 20, 1971.

His hometown was called Saigon, but the name was changed after the fall of Saigon, when the Republic of Vietnam came to an end. It was during this time that Jonathan was born and his parents were granted political asylum and moved to the United States, where Jonathan was raised and granted citizenship.

He spent most of his childhood in Tujunga, California, then moved to Alhambra, California where he completed high school. At the age of 12, during auditions at his school, Jonathan landed the role of “Short Round”, Indiana Jones’ sidekick for the film “Temple of Doom”.

His brother also auditioned for the same role but was outmatched by Jonathan. Jonathan has eight siblings, but most details of his personal life have been kept under wraps and not much is known about his parents and siblings.


Jonathan attended Mount Gleason Junior High in Tujunga, California, then moved and completed high school at Alhambra High School. After graduating, he attended the School of Motion Picture Arts at the University of Southern California. Jonathan was also later accepted to the University of Manchester in England.

Jonathan Ke Quan

During his time on the set of “Indiana Jones”, Jonathan received martial arts training, and continued to train thereafter under Tao-Liang Tan.


The 1984 release of “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom” was the start of Jonathan’s promising career. A year later, he starred as inventor Richard ‘Data’ Wang in the movie “The Goonies,” and landed the role of Sam in the short-lived TV series “Together We Stand.”

From there, he starred in many more roles in international films of Vietnamese, Japanese, and South Korean descent, earning him international recognition as a movie star. These titles include “It Takes a Thief” in which Jonathan played a young pickpocket, and “Passenger” a Japanese drama in which he starred alongside Japanese idol Minako Honda. This was in 1987, and should not be confused with the 2005 Japanese film “Passenger”. Crypt”.

Jonathan continued his success in showbiz, playing the role of stunt coordinator in the films “X-Men” and Jet Li’s famous “The One”, among other films and television series in the 1990s. he continues to add his talent to the film industry, but is mostly seen behind the scenes and during post-production as a stunt coordinator and stuntman. Among his many accomplishments, perhaps one of the most iconic moments was working alongside famed action choreographer Corey Yuen.

Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts

Little has been made public about Jonathan’s likes, dislikes and personal preferences, as he lives a conservative life and does not share his vision of his personal affairs. The actor and the stuntman have never been involved in controversies or scandals, and lead a quiet private life.

He is known to be a Christian and is fluent in several languages ​​including Mandarin, Vietnamese, Cantonese and of course English. He is of Han Chinese descent and is a practiced martial artist with a background in Taekwondo.

After being cast in his first movie, his parents changed his name to Ke Huy.


Jonathan also kept his romantic endeavors under wraps and managed to hide the truths about his personal life from the tabloids. However, Jonathan is married to a lucky woman named Corrina, but the nature and duration of their relationship has not been made public. At this time, it is not known if Jonathan has children or if he expects to have any.

Physical characteristics

  • Date of birth: August 20, 1971
  • Hair color: Black
  • Eye color: Black
  • Height: 5 feet 4 inches (1.64m)
  • lester: 150lbs (68kgs)
  • Size: Unknown
  • Astrological sign: Leo
  • Nationality: American/Vietnamese

Gli attoriJonathan Ke Quan (Indiana Jones and the Tempio Maledetto)

Posted by Tutto il meglio del cinema on Friday November 19th, 2010

Net value

Jonathan has never shared the total wealth he has amassed over his distinguished career, and thus only guesses can be made regarding his net worth. On average, a stuntman earns $70,000 a year, with the most in-demand stuntman earning well over $250,000. Considering this, Jonathan has at least a net worth estimated by sources at over $1 million.

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