maybe You know his face from storfilmene 'Tiger on the spring, go hide' and 'Pirates of the Caribbean 3 - at world's end'.
But Chow Yun-Fat, 63, has appeared in several other films in its home country, China.
Therefore, he has earned a massive fortune on the preliminary 715 million. dollars, equivalent to 4.6 billion Danish kroner.
The money. Yes, every one dollar he promises now to give away to charity, when he makes the wooden shoes.
- Money is not something that you own forever. When a day is gone, you must leave them to others who can use them, he said to a south Korean media, according to AFP.
- You can't take the money in your bank account with, when you die, he notes.
After Chow Yun-Fat and his wife in 1991 lost an unborn child, they decided to live a life without children, told the actor's wife, the Tan, in a documentary last year, according to the English-language media Asia One.
There is therefore no acidic heirs, which can mukke over the actor's decision.
Chow Yun-Fat live a quite simple life in Hong kong, when he is not on the sets.
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Chow Yun-Fat (tv.) in the company of the pirate-actors Johnny Depp (in the middle) and Orlando Bloom (th.) in Tokyo in 2007. Photo: AP/RitzauScanpix
He takes allegedly still public transport and eating at street restaurants. It is very much a rarity on the edges.
He has been dubbed Fat Brother (the fat brother) in Hong kong - a city where the super rich love to display their wealth, and the gap between rich and poor is growing year by year.
Even protests, Chow Yun-Fat, he did not know how much money he actually has.
In 2015-ranking, Forbes Magazine Chow Yun-Fat as number 24 on the list of the best grossing actors this year. Thus, he served more than George Clooney and Brad Pitt, respectively, 27. and 28. square.
18 million dollars (118 million. kr.) rolled in on Chow Yun-Fats account only the years mainly because of the film 'From Vegas to Macau 2', writes the magazine.
- don't ask me for money. I know it is really not. Ask my wife. I just know which movies I will make, he said, in this connection, according to Yahoo News.
Already earlier in the year, Chow Yun-Fat a filmmedie in Hong Kong about its plans to give all his money away after his death.
Here he claimed only to use what is equivalent to 700 dollars a month in spending money. He just used his old Nokia phone for 17 years, before he switched it out for two years ago.
Chow Yun-Fat. Photo: AP/RitzauScanpix