Bruce Lee net worth: Bruce Lee was a Chinese-American martial artist, martial arts instructor, and movie star who had a net worth of $10 million dollars. Bruce Lee, also known as Lee Jun-fan, was born in San Francisco, California and spent part of his childhood in Hong Kong. After the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong ended, Bruce Lee began studying martial arts. He began training in Wing Chun under famed instructor Yip Man. Though he was an excellent student, he became heavily involved with gang life, and his grandfather decided to send him to the United States to get away from the gangs of Hong Kong. After moving to the United States, he went on to become a major figure in martial arts, winning numerous championships, and training a number of successful students. He also launched a massively successful film and television career. Many of his films have remained successful to this day. He passed away at the age of 32.