Scott Adkins was born in the year 1976 and he is martial artist and English Actor. He is best known to play Russian prison fighter named Yuri Boyka for the film Undisputed II: Last Man Standing together with its squeal, Undisputed III Redemption. Scott Adkins was born in the city of Sutton in Coldfield. It was in the year 1976 in England. His family was butchers and came from Spain. He got interested into the martial arts when he was ten years old and he was visiting Local Judo club together with his older brother and father.
When he got robbed when he was 13 years old, he got interested more into the martial arts. This is the same year in which he got interested in practicing Taekwondo and got the black belt when he was only 19 years old. When he reached 16, he started to do kickboxing under Anthony Jones. Afterwards, he became the kickboxing instructor for Professional Karate Association or PKA. He also plays Ninjutsu, Capoeira, Muay Thai, Jiujitsu, Wushu and Karate.
According to his biography, Scott Adkins came to be noticed and was given a role to play in the Hong Kong martial arts movie under the name of Dei Seung Chui keung in the year 2001. It was named Extreme Challenge. He got spotted by director Wei Tung and movie expert Bey Logan.
When he went in East, he had a chance of playing with Sammo Hung Kam-Bo, Corey Yuen, Woo-ping Yuen and Jackie Chan. Afterwards, the acting roles continue and he got the acting roles in the movies such as Doctors of BBC. He appeared in EastEnders of BBC and in City Central. He had a leading role in the Sky One comedy called Mile High and it was followed by the Horby City of BBC.
Afterwards, he became a star of many feature films and one of them was Special Forces where he was Talbot and then Yuri Boyka, for Undisputed II: Last Man Standing. The last film gave him a chance of breaking into mainstream movies and was portraying Russian MMA underground fighter named Boyka. Afterwards, he appeared in movies like The Tournament and The Bourne Ultimatum. He was the adversary of Jean-Claude Van Damme in The Shepherd: Border Patrol. He was also in The legend of Hercules where he was King Amphitryon.
He appeared in Metal Hurlant Chronicles, a sci-fi movie at Belgium TV show. It was an adaption of Comic Books called Metal Hurlant. Scott Adkins has 2 million dollars as a net worth and he got from many roles he had in movies and television shows. He is tall with 5 feet with 10 inches. He is married to Lisa Adkins and has only one child. He taught the kickboxing to the Children of Tony Jordan who is a UK television writer and he was writing some roles for him in the soaps.
Last Modified: 30 Apr, 2018