• Chad Stahelski was born on September 20th, 1968 in the USA and is a stuntman, actor and director
• He is best known for his role in the film "The Crow" and for directing "John Wick 1 & 2"
• Before becoming a stuntman, Chad was a part of the Inosanto Martial Arts Academy in California, teaching Jeet Kune Do/Jun Fan
• His net worth is estimated to be $14 million
• Chad is not active on social media platforms but does maintain an Instagram page with 300 followers

Known for movies

Short Info

FactFor The Matrix (1999), Chad Stahelski originally turned down the audition for Keanu Reeves' stunt double, thinking that he will not make it. But his boss made him to go for the audition, which was conducted by Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski and fight choreographer Woo-Ping Yuen and he got the part.

Who is Chad Stahelski?

Chad Stahelski was born on the 20th September 1968 in the USA, and is a stuntman, actor and director, best known to the world for his appearance in the film “The Crow” (1994), following the death of Brandon Lee. Most recently, Chad came to prominence as the co-director of the action films “John Wick 1 & 2”, and is also set to solely direct the third installment of the highly successful film series.

Chad Stahelski Wiki: Early Life, Parents, and Education

Although he became a star in the last few years, Chad has successfully managed to keep information about his early life hidden from public eyes including the identity of his parents, and whether he has any siblings or not. Chad has also hidden his educational background, but has never hidden his love for mixed martial arts. Before he became a stuntman, Chad was a part of the Inosanto Martial Arts Academy in California, teaching Jeet Kune Do/Jun Fan. He won a number of titles in MMA before he turned his attention to becoming an actor and stuntman.

Career Beginnings

Chad appeared for the first time in front of the camera in 1992 in the film “Mission of Justice”, but the following year, when Brandon Lee was involved in an accidental shooting on the set of the film “The Crow”, Chad was asked to fill in as a stunt double, as he was Brandon’s trainer and knew how he walked and moved. The film was released in 1994 and became a complete success which encouraged Chad to continue working as a stuntman, and since then he has recorded a number of successful appearances in films that became classics. It was in 1999 that he collaborated with Keanu Reeves for the first time on the film “Matrix”, and the two would later often renew their association, including in “Constantine” (2005), and recent films about John Wick. He gradually built a name for himself, and in addition to actual stunt work, he became a stunt and fight coordinator, and stunt supervisor.

Rise to Prominence

From 2000 Chad’s career began developing in the right way, and he has worked on a number of successful films, some of the most prominent being the sci-fi action drama film “V for Vendetta” in 2005, then the action fantasy film “300” in 2006, then action thriller “Live Free or Die Hard” (2007), “Iron Man 2” in 2010, and “The Hunger Games” in 2012 followed by its sequel in 2013 “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”. While working on these projects, Chad has collaborated with a number of popular actors, such as Hugo Weaving, Gerard Butler, Bruce Willis and Sylvester Stallone and many others.

Success as a Director

In 2014, Chad started working with David Leitch as a director of the action film “John Wick”, once again reuniting with Keanu Reeves. The film became a complete success, grossing over $130 million at the box office. The second film from the trilogy came out in 2017 and continued where the first one left off, and the third film is already in production and scheduled for release in 2019. He will also direct films “Kill or Be Killed”, and “Highlander”, but as yet there are no further details about the films, including their release dates.

Do You Know How Rich Chad Stahelski Is?

Since launching his career in the entertainment world, Chad has become a star; he has worked on more than 70 films, as a stuntman, stunt supervisor and actor, which has only contributed to his wealth. In addition, he has become a prominent director with “John Wick” films. So, have you ever wondered how rich Chad Stahelski is, as of mid- 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Stahelski’s net worth is as high as $14 million. Pretty impressive don’t you think?

Chad Stahelski Personal Life, Wife, Marriage, Children

When it comes to his life outside of the entertainment industry, as with his early life, Chad has kept it hidden away from public eyes, so there is no reliable information about Chad’s romances, so the assumption is that he is still single, andmainly focused on his career.

Internet Presence

Chad is not fond of social media platforms, but has an active Instagram page, on which he is yet to build a fan base, as he has only around 300 followers. You can see a number of pictures of him and Keanu together on Instagram, especially following the success of the “John Wick” films. He isn’t active on Facebook or Twitter.


1For me, it's about surrounding myself with the best, most talented team out there, and not ever being afraid of being the worst guy in the room. It's ego-crushing, yeah. Every day is ego-crushing. But it keeps you sharper than you can imagine.
2I guess I have kind of a type. Pretty much anybody who shows up in a black leather overcoat, I've doubled for them.
3If I'm the smartest guy in the room, I'm in the wrong room.


1Chad Stahelski mainly spent the beginning of his career as Keanu Reeves' double for stunts. But in 2014, he directed a movie with Keanu Reeves starring in it.
2His specialized skills involves Martial Arts, Wire work, Rigging, Tumbling, Mini-Tramp, Trampoline, High Falls, Fire Burns, Martial Arts Choreography, Air Rams, Ratchets, Weapons, Acrobatic Reactions, Certified Scuba Diver, Precision Driving, and Motorcycles.
3He often doubles Keanu Reeves.
4Some of his greatest characters he doubled includes Crow and Neo from the movies The Crow (1994) and The Matrix Trilogy: The Matrix (1999), The Matrix Reloaded (2003), and The Matrix Revolutions (2003).
5For The Matrix (1999), Chad Stahelski originally turned down the audition for Keanu Reeves' stunt double, thinking that he will not make it. But his boss made him to go for the audition, which was conducted by Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski and fight choreographer Woo-Ping Yuen and he got the part.




The Hunted1998stunt coordinator / stunts
Almost Heroes1998stunts
Alien: Resurrection1997stunt double: Michael Wincott - uncredited / stunts
Perfect Target1997Video stunts
Riot1996stunt performer
Escape from L.A.1996stunts
Fist of the North Star1995stunts
The Crow1994stunt double: Brandon Lee - reshoots only, uncredited / stunts - as Chad Storelson
Brain Smasher... A Love Story1993Video stunts
Point Break1991stunt double: Keanu Reeves - uncredited
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire2013supervising stunt coordinator
RED 22013stunt coordinator: additional photography
The Wolverine2013stunt coordinator: additional photography - uncredited / stunts
Man of Tai Chi2013martial arts choreographer
After Earth2013stunt coordinator
The Expendables 22012stunt coordinator
Safe2012/Iaction choreographer / supervising stunt coordinator
The Hunger Games2012stunt coordinator
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows2011stunt coordinator
Killer Elite2011action coordinator - uncredited / fight coordinator
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D2011stunts
Blitz2011action consultant: action unit
The Mechanic2011stunt coordinator: additional photography
Tron: Legacy2010action coordinator - uncredited
Faster2010stunt player
The Expendables2010stunt coordinator
Iron Man 22010utility stunts
The Odds2010TV Movie stunt coordinator
Ninja Assassin2009martial arts choreographer / stunt coordinator
X-Men Origins: Wolverine2009action coordinator
Speed Racer2008supervising stunt coordinator
Rambo2008stunt coordinator
Balls of Fury2007fight coordinator
Live Free or Die Hard2007stunts
Fetch2007Short action director / stunts
3002006assistant fight choreographer / assistant stunt coordinator
Beerfest2006stunt coordinator
V for Vendetta2005supervising stunt coordinator
Serenity2005stunt coordinator
The Dukes of Hazzard2005stunt double: Johnny Knoxville
Mr. & Mrs. Smith2005utility stunts
xXx: State of the Union2005stunts
Constantine2005fight choreographer / stunt double: Mr Reeves
Thumbsucker2005stunts: Mr. Reeves
Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon2004stunt team supervisor
Spider-Man 22004stunts - uncredited
Van Helsing2004assistant stunt coordinator / fight coordinator
The Matrix Revolutions2003martial arts stunt coordinator
The Matrix Reloaded2003martial arts stunt coordinator / stunt double: Mr. Reeves/Neo double #1 - uncredited
Dead Above Ground2002stunts
Kung Pow: Enter the Fist2002stunts
She-Bat2001Short stunt coordinator
Corky Romano2001stunts
Rock Star2001stunts
Ghosts of Mars2001stunts
The Gift2000stunts - uncredited
Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye2000TV Movie stunts
The Replacements2000stunt double: Keanu Reeves - uncredited / stunts
Picking Up the Pieces2000stunts - as Chad Staheiski
Tomorrow Never Dies1999Video Game stunt coordinator / stunts
Angel1999TV Series stunt double: Angel
Wild Wild West1999stunts
The Matrix1999stunt double: Neo
My Favorite Martian1999stunts


Live Free or Die Hard2007Terrorist (uncredited)
V for Vendetta2005Storm Saxon
Constantine2005Demon in Hospital (uncredited)
Kung Pow: Enter the Fist2002Masked Fighter
Buffy the Vampire Slayer1998TV SeriesKulak
The Hunted1998FBI Agent #2
Vampires1998Male Master #4
Bloodsport III1996VideoMax Omega
Bloodsport 21996Fighter
Nemesis 3: Time Lapse1996VideoNebula
Nemesis 2: Nebula1995VideoNebula
Heatseeker1995Budokam Fighter
Hong Kong 971994Leong
Mission of Justice1992The Gauntlet

Assistant Director

Captain America: Civil War2016second unit director
The Brothers Grimsby2016second unit director
Hitman: Agent 472015action unit director
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire2013second unit director
Escape Plan2013second unit director
After Earth2013second unit director
The Expendables 22012second unit director
Safe2012/Isecond unit director
The Hunger Games2012second unit director
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows2011second unit director
The Cape2011TV Series second unit director - 1 episode
Ninja Assassin2009second unit director


John Wick: Chapter 22017post-production
John Wick2014


John Wick: Chapter 22017executive producer post-production
Arch: The Story2016Short executive producer
Rain2016TV Mini-Series executive producer
John Wick2014producer - uncredited
Fetch2007Short executive producer


The Gift2000stand-in: Keanu Reeves - uncredited
Perfect Target1997Video fight choreographer


First Impressions2013/IShort special thanks
Thumbsucker2005special thanks: for support
Blast1997special thanks


Made in Hollywood2014TV SeriesHimself
Safe: Cracking Safe2012Video shortHimself
Safe: The Art of the Gunfight2012Video shortHimself
The World Is Watching: Making the Hunger Games2012Video documentaryHimself
Inferno: The Making of 'The Expendables'2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
A Filmmaker's Journey2006Video documentary shortHimself (as Chad Stahleski)
HBO First Look2005TV Series documentaryHimself
The Burly Man Chronicles2004Video documentaryHimself
The Matrix Reloaded: I'll Handle Them2004Video documentaryHimself
The Matrix Reloaded: Unplugged2004Video documentaryHimself
The Matrix Revolutions: Super Burly Brawl2004Video documentary shortHimself


Nominated Awards

2014ICP AwardIndiewire Critics' PollBest First FeatureJohn Wick (2014)
2004Taurus AwardWorld Stunt AwardsBest FightThe Matrix Reloaded (2003)

3rd Place Awards

2015TFCA AwardToronto Film Critics Association AwardsBest First FeatureJohn Wick (2014)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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