Jackie Chan Refuses to Add Illegitimate Daughter to His Will

The affair between Jackie Chan (成龍) and his former lover, Elaine Ng (吳綺莉) resulted in the birth of his illegitimate daughter, Etta, in 1999.  Over the years, Jackie did not spend any quality time with Etta as a father. He also decided that he will not leave any money to his daughter in his will.

Not even a Penny for Daughter!

In a recent interview, Jackie spoke about his extra-martial affair with Elaine and their illegitimate daughter for the first time. He revealed that he had asked his wife, Joan Lin (林鳳嬌), for a divorce after the affair was exposed in 1999. Surprisingly, Joan did not even scold him but empathized with his situation instead, advising him to handle the situation immediately. Feeling guilty and remorseful, Jackie decided to change his will to split his estates between his charity foundation with Joan.

Jackie revealed that he will not leave even a penny out of his $2.2 billion worth of assets to his illegitimate daughter, Etta, in his will.  Jackie said, “There is really no point in admitting that Etta is my daughter now!”

No Huge Settlement!

However, Elaine Ng was not affected by Jackie’s remarks and appeared to be calm when the reporter approached her for comments outside her daughter’s school. She even hinted that Jackie had never given her a large sum of money for settlement after breaking up.

When asked about Jackie’s comments in the magazine interview, Elaine said she did not read the recent article. As for Jackie’s previous denial that Etta is his daughter and his recent refusal to leave any money for her, Elaine replied, “Let’s not talk about it anymore. It’s already in the past.” She also felt that there is no sense talking about Jackie’s intention of divorcing his wife and insisted that everyone should move on.

Elaine said that she had no recent contact with Jackie, and she handles everything concerning her daughter.  As for whether her daughter has any desire to meet her father, Elaine said that she and her daughter have adamantly agreed not to talk about the past.  Etta had never questioned her about Jackie, but knew of their dating relationship.

Earlier reports suggested that Elaine had received a large settlement from Jackie after their breakup. Once again, Elaine stressed that these reports were absolutely false.

In addition, Elaine lost her job at a Hong Kong radio station recently, but she said the dismissal has not impacted her financial situation yet. She said, “I have a stable income. I have already put the down payments for my house so my the monthly payments are not that harsh.”

Source: Sina.com

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  1. I dislike Jacky Chan ever since his affair with Elaine exposed. He sure doesn’t need to comment these things publicly but because he is so rich and powerful in his working industry he doesn’t care what others think of him and how this will deeply hurt his daugther down the road. He only care about himself. A man like that has lost his soul…you gotta be cold blood. He needs a reality check and treat ppl with dignity! The reason celebrities donate millions of dollars to charity was to show off their wealth and to benefit their image. I admired those silent donors who truely wants to help…

  2. Jacky Chan is a cheater, a lair, a Jerk who will punch you in the face for existing because you are a mistake and shouldn’t dare to come close to him.

  3. Jackie should take a page out of Clint Eastwood or James Cameron’s biography–PAY CHILD SUPPORT! It’s a gentlemanly thing to do for your child(ren).

    1. Even if it is not a gentlemanly thing to do, it’s definitely a decent thing to do from a biological father.

      I’d understand if he is not loaded but this guy is a millionaire.

      What’s that saying? Dare to do but no guts to admit it. Loser!

  4. Husband’s, men (JACKIE CHAN)are blamed for breaking their commitments. What about women (ELAINE)Who recklessly tear through other women lives.???? Well i guess he got his reason for doing what his doing, and beside he got time to change his mind.

    1. I agree with your thoughts on Elaine. But I do pity the daughter for being caught in mistakes adults make. Being outsiders, we may not know the real story i.e. was Jackie Chan tricked/trapped into the situation, hence the resentment or was he a jerk who plays around but made the ‘no-commitments’ rule clear but it wasn’t followed by Elaine.
      Anyway, whatever it is, Jackie is rich enough to be able to provide something, either a trust or financial support for her education, etc.. for his daughter (if it’s confirmed to be his). If he doesn’t want Elaine to profit from it, he can definitely afford lawyers to look into the legal aspect. That would seem the act of a responsible person instead of making public remarks which hurts her daughter and may leave emotional scars.

      1. I think what Jackie probably wants is to erase the fact that he slept with Elaine and out came the proof.

  5. Humans r naturally arrogant for some, d kid should be better off away from such an irresponsible dad. Your conscience gonna haunt u Jackie Chan!

    1. True that!

      He has to face the man staring back at him when he looks at himself in the mirror every morning. Hope he likes what he sees.

  6. Jacky Chan acts all that and some when he’s in Asia, but when he comes on American shows he acts like a “ching chong ping pong china man”…super fake! Actually quite embarrassing to watch him doing english interviews.

    1. Caught something on youtube the other day and he was interviewed by Simi Garewal a respected Indian TV Host….man he was embarrassing….just like you said “ching chong ping pong china man”!

  7. i felt so hurt for the child! It is CRUEL to label the child illegitimate! Illegitimate was the adults relationship. NOT THE CHILD! for no fault of the girl, she now has to suffer outright rejection by his BIOLOGICAL FAMOUS father. I could imagine – the whole world knows who her father is BUT THE FATHER REFUSE TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE DAUGHTER! SHAME ON JACKY CHAN! I am going to boycott all his movies.

    1. Oh come on! Illegitimate is a status and not a label. Illegitimate are children born out of wedlock and in some countries there is a difference between illegitimate and legitimate child.

      He has every right to refuse to acknowledge the child but I am just not pleased that he chose to do it so publicly and when even his son accepted he has a half sister!

  8. I remembered long ago I read that Jackie commented publicly that his son can’t sing. This kind of comment shouldn’t be out of a father’s mouth. In private yes but certainly not publicly. He should instead encourage his son to be the best he can be. This reveals that JC is an ungracious man who doesn’t care two hoots about others. Etta is better off without his influence. I have stopped watching his movies for a long time now. Didn’t miss anything at all.

    1. It’s true, his son can’t sing.
      But his opinion is obviously marred by the fact that Jaycee is nothing like him, which is why he disapproves of everything he does.

  9. The child is innocent. As a responsible adult, a responsible father, he should include her in his will. He has the right not to leave any money to her but at least acknowledge that she is his child in his will.

  10. is jackie trying to punish elaine? but instead it hit his daugther the most

  11. He does not want to set a precedent. God knows how many illegitimate child this bastard has fathered.

    1. “God knows how many illegitimate child this bastard has fathered!”

      All puns intended? LOL!!

  12. To me Jackie Chan is the lowest scum on this earth that we the people are so unfortunate to share with!Fine that you will not leave a penny to your daughter!There is no need to announce to the world!Your own son is a better man than YOU,JACKIE SIKCO CHAN!

    1. Right. Jackie Chan did not have to announce to the whole world that he will NOT leave a penny to Etta. It would hurt Etta badly.

  13. Sometimes I wonder if Jackie Chan will die very soon once he said he would not leave anything in his will for this lovely child when he die.

    If there is karma, then Jackie Chan should die very soon for denying this little girl.

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