Shannon Lee

Shannon Lee

Date Of BirthApril 19, 1969
Age54 years 5 months 6 days
Day of BirthSaturday
Place Of BirthLos Angeles, California, United States
Zodiac SignAries
ProfessionsMartial Arts , Actress , Singer
Nickname Shan Shan
Full Name Shannon Emery Lee
Other Names Shannon Lee Keasler , Lee Siang Yee (Mandarin) , Lee Heung Yee (Cantonese) , Shannon Keasler
Name (Chinese) 李香凝

Personal Information
Residence Pacific Palisades, California
Language English
Star SignAries
Nationality American
EthnicitiesChinese American , Multiracial
Body Features & Measurements
Height175 CM
5 Feet 9 Inches
Eye color Brown
Hair color Brown
Figure Type Hourglass
Family Information
Father Bruce Lee (born 1940– death 1973)
Mother Linda Lee Cadwell (born 1945)
Daughter Wren Keasler
Brother Brandon Bruce Lee (born February 1, 1965 - Death March 31, 1993)
Uncles Peter Lee (paternal)
Robert Lee (paternal; born 1948)
Grandfather Lee Hoi-chuen (Singer; born 1901- Death 1965)
Grandmother Grace Ho (born 1907- Death 1965)
Aunts Agnes Lee (paternal)
Phoebe Lee (paternal)
Sister In-Law Eliza Hutton
Stepfathers Tom Bleecker
Bruce Cadwell (stockbroker)
Body Build Average
Education Qualifications
Education (Graduation) B.F.A, Major in Music, Tulane University
Education(School) The Chadwick School (1987)
Alma MaterTulane University, New Orleans
Love, Romance, Marriage
Husband Anthony Ian Keasler (m. 1994)
Career Information
Debut (Movies) Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story(1993)
Epoch(2000) (TV movie)
Years Active 1993-
Debut (TV) WMAC Masters(1995)
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
HobbiesPlaying Piano
Martial Arts
More Information
Teachers Eric Chen (Wushu)
Richard Bustillo (Martial Arts)
Dung Doa Liang (Taekwondo)
Benny Urquidez (kickboxing)
Yuen De (Martial Arts)
Ted Wong (Martial Arts Form 'Jeet Kune Do')
Net worth$10 Million


Shannon Lee is an American actress, producer, martial artist, businesswoman. She is the daughter of legendary martial artist Bruce Lee.

Childhood, Family & Personal Life

Shannon Lee was born on April 19, 1969 in Los Angeles, California to Linda Lee Cadwell (Linda C. Emery) (Mother) a teacher & Bruce Lee (Father), a martial artist and actor. Her name Lee Heung Yee in Cantonese means Fragrant piece of ice.

She has an elder brother named Brandon Lee, he was a martial artist and actor, he died in 1993 while shooting for the movie The Crow.

Her paternal grandfather Lee Hoi-chuen was a Cantonese singer, she has 2 uncles and 2 aunts from paternal side.

Shannon Lee Family: father Bruce Lee, brother Brandon, mother Linda

Image: Shannon Lee Family: father Bruce Lee, brother Brandon, mother Linda

Shannon Lee with father Bruce Lee

Image: Shannon Lee with father Bruce Lee

Shannon Lee and husband Anthony Ian Keasler: Shannon & Ian Keasler started seeing each other in August 1988, they got married on August 22, 1994. Keasler is an advocate by profession. 

They had a daughter Wren Keasler born in 2003.

Martial Artist: Shannon is a trained martial artist herself, she trained in the martial art system 'Jeet Kune Do' a system invented and popularized by her father Bruce Lee. She was trained under Richard Bustillo, a student of Bruce Lee.

She has been trained under various teachers in various martial arts forms like Jeet Kune Do, Taekwondo, Wushu, kickboxing among others.


Shannon started her career in movies with the movie Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story(1993) it was a biopic based on life of her father Bruce Lee.

Enter the Eagles(1998) was the most popular among her movies, her TV debut was while hosting WMAC Masters(1995). 

Some of the movies Shannon has appeared in are: Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story(1993), Cage II(1994), High Voltage(1997), Enter the Eagles(1998), Blade(1998), Lessons for an Assassin(2001), She, Me and Her(2002).

Some of the TV series or shows she has been part of are: WMAC Masters(1995), Martial Law(1998).

She has also been part of TV movies like- Epoch(2000), I Am Bruce Lee(2012).

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Shannon Lee Interesting Facts

  • From Maternal side she is of German, Swedish descent. From her father's side- Chinese
  • She is the CEO of 'Bruce Lee Enterprises'. She holds the rights over her father's works.
  • She is a self-admitted lazy person for a martial artist.
  • Bruce Lee Foundation: She overlooks affairs at Bruce Lee Foundation, founded to raise awareness about the philosophy of her father Bruce Lee. The mission statement reads 'encouraging people to strive for honest self-expression in alignment with their mind, body, and spirit.' They also provide financial assistance to the needy.
  • She is the executive producer for LeeWay Productions.
  • Shannon manages the official Facebook fan page of her father.
  • She was 4 year old when her father died.
  • She moved to United States from Hong Kong after her father died.
  • After the accidental death of her brother she gave up acting.
  • Her Chinese zodiac Sign: Rooster.


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