The Spider-Man, Johnny Tri Nguyen hails from Vietnam and came to life on January 16, 1974, in Vietnam’s Binh Doung Province. He left his native place at a tender age of 8, accompanying his family on a new journey to the USA. His mother is a Chinese. Talent runs in his blood as his brother Charlie Nguyen works as a director for Van Son Entertainment. Johnny’s uncle, Nguyen Chan Tin is a veteran Vietnamese actor. His limited Hollywood Career did not give him an illustrious identity. The 42-year-old actor, martial artist, and stuntman learned martial arts for 18 years and brought laurels to the United States by winning a gold medal at Pan Am 1998 Games. Martial Law series was just the beginning for the talented man.
Cradle 2 the Grave, Tom-Yum-Goong and next to are some of his martial art ventures. The Rebel marked his return to the Vietnam Entertainment industry with a bang. He accompanied his brother to write and direct the periodic action motion picture. His success was not limited to The Rebel; it followed him for Clash, Teo Em, and De Mai Tinh breaking all the records in the box office. Being an actor, controversies are a part, and parcel of them and Johnny’s 2013 Bui Doi Cho Lon suffered a ban by Vietnam’s censor board for the violence it portrayed. He has worked as a stunt double for The Green Goblin which featured him for the first time and widely popular Spider Man-2.Wushu, aikido, lien fang kwo and tai chi are just a few skills he practices.
Thailand industry is not untouched by Johnny’s skills. He went there for the purpose to learn their way of action. He has worked in the Tamil Industry commonly known as Tollywood in the movies like
and 7aum Arivu. He has also done a photo shoot for raising charity funds 2003 Tsunami disaster victims. He married his long-time girlfriend Cathie Viet Thi, but they both separated their ways after eight years .They have two daughters together. He shares a bond with his children but doesn’t get to meet them quite often.
He is now dating his The Rebel Co-Star Ngo Thanh Van but says that remarrying is not in his plans. He has no plans to get back to Hollywood but has a dream to make a sequel to James Cameron’s Avatar with his Vietnamese twist. He is a big star in Vietnam and is content with the stardom he has as if now.