Jackie Chan Personality Type – ESFP

Jackie Chan Personality Type - ESFP
Jackie Chan ESFP Personality Type


The legendary Jackie Chan is a personality we won’t get ever again. Which is why I want to delve in deeper into Jackie’s cognitive functions.

After several months of deliberation and recalling some of my favorite Jackie Chan Kung Fu fighting flicks, interviews and much of his resume, I have concluded Jackie to be the ESFP personality type.

Some of my favorite Jackie Chan classics include “Drunken Master” series, “Police Story,” “Rush Hour,” “Shanghai Noon,” and “The Legend of the Drunken Master.”

The community seems to think Jackie is an ENFP or at least that’s what the majority voted for and I acknowledge the case for ENFP, I just don’t think he is though.

It boils down to the ENFP Ne/Si versus the ESFP Se/Ni and I think it’s the latter.

First off, an ENFP would not be able to sustain the wear and tear Jackie has absorbed over his years of martial arts, even though they are stunts the important thing to realize is that there is no stunt double with Jackie which is what makes Jackie so legendary.

Many would argue it is Ne/Si which provides Jackie with the creativity to plan out and execute his acrobatic stunts.

Not to mention the playfulness involved in every movement made all the while leveraging his environment if not his adversary as a grounds for even more creativity. While Ne is indeed capable of this, it is Se which allows Jackie to perfectly time these comedic sequences.

“I never wanted to be the next Bruce Lee. I just wanted to be the first Jackie Chan.”

“My schedule goes: wake up, running, exercise, downstairs, running shoes off, then to the shower. That’s the Jackie Chan diary.”

“My dream is to continue filming until my body tells me to stop.”

Jackie Chan

The last quote as well as the clip below especially reflects Se in the ESFP.