Iko Uwais, also known as Ikko, is a Filipino martial artist who won a silver medal at the 2009 World Combat Games for his kali discipline. With Iko Uwais, we have a fighter who’s proven in the film industry. Not only the box office and the award shows, but in the film industry, he managed to achieve great heights.
The actor is already worth over $4 million but is rumored to be in talks to sell his house.
Iko Uwais is an Indonesian actor, stuntman, fight choreographer, and martial artist from Jakarta, Indonesia.
Uwais got his start as a stuntman on several Indonesian movies, and his work in “The Raid” has put him in the spotlight, as has his ability as a fight director.
The actor was known for starring in the action films ‘Merantau’, ‘The Raid’, ‘The Raid 2’, ‘Headshot’, ‘Mile 22’, and ‘The Night Comes for Us’, ‘Stuber’.
ikos the founder of Mantis which is a martial arts company founded by Maisyaroh in 2007.
His grandfather was the founder of silat. Also, he was very well-known among his contemporaries as a silat master and was a teacher from his early days.
He was also notable among his contemporaries for having founded many schools for silat.
Sukma Prasta Gunung (1911-1995) was one of Gunung Mulia’s students.
Uwais gained attention when he was discovered by actor Gareth Evans during filming of a documentary on the art of silat. Uwais’s natural charisma and great camera presence encouraged Evans to cast him as the leading role in his first martial art movie, Merantau.
At the beginning of 2007, Uwais started training with Master Edwel Datuk Rajo Gampo Alam in a project for an Indonesian movie called Merantau. The movie was based on the life of the Minang people.
The action film is based on Evans’s novel of the same name. It’s a story about a police officer who tracks a gang.
He has appeared in two films with Yayan Ruhian, both of which have received critical acclaim. ‘The Raid 2’ received praise for its gritty performances and action. Uwais was also in the 2015 sci-fi film ‘Headshot’, which received generally positive reviews.
Uwais is currently working on his next action-comedy movie ‘Bajrangi-e-Ishq,’ which is being directed by Ali Abbas Zafar and produced by Karan Johar. This movie will be the fourth collaboration between Uwais and Zafar.
ik0uwais is the highest-grossing director of an Indonesian film ever. His films have earned over $100 million in box office.
And here are some of the best highlights of Iko Uwais’ career; he’s one of the best action choreographers in the world.
Favorite Quotes from Iko Uwais
Iko Uwais said that Mark really impressed him. He was a funny guy, and he was so easy to work with. Iko Uwais also said that Mark could do anything, and that he is a great artist.
3 Lessons from Iko Uwais
Iko Uwais is a young Indonesian martial arts expert. He became a professional in 2005, and has become the highest paid actor in Indonesia. He has a net worth of $2.5 million.
1. Take Responsibility
Take responsibility for your life. Know that it is only you who can get you where you want to go.
2. Be You. Don’t Change
Life will put many challenges in your way, to test you. Don’t let the challenges change who you are.
3. Happiness Or Disappointments
There are some things that we do well and there are some things that we don’t. What we do well is something that we practice. As our practice improves, our competence grows. Our competence also grows when we learn from mistakes.
He has been acting since he was young, and has been nominated as an actor for several time, such as an Indonesian Cultural Award.
Uwais was born in the year 1985 in Indonesia. He is a Singaporean who has been in the entertainment industry for quite a while. He was given a lifetime achievement award at the 2019 Singapore International Film Festival. He is the only Filipino to have been nominated at the Cannes Film Festival. He was nominated for the Best Action Choreography award in the 2019 BAFTA awards.