Scott Adkins is an English actor as well as martial artist. Adkins is better known for his role as a prison fighter Yuri Boyka in the Undisputed II: Last Man Standing (2006) and its sequels Undisputed III: Redemption (2010), and Boyka: Undisputed (2016).
Scott Adkins is married to his beloved wife, Lisa Adkins. The couple together has a daughter, Carmel Adkins.
Scott Adkins Early life and Education
Scott Edward Adkins was born on 17th June 1976, in Sutton Coldfield, the United Kingdom into a family of butchers. Their parents John Adkins and Janet (Sanders) Adkins raised Adkins and his elder brother Craig Adkins in a middle-class family.
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At the age of 10, Adkins developed an interest towards martial arts when he visited the local Judo club along with his father and brother. His interest towards martial arts grew further after he was robbed at the age of 13.
In the same year, Adkins started practicing Taekwondo and received a black belt in at the age of 19. Moreover, since the age of 16, Adkins started practicing Kickboxing along with Anthony Jones and later became the kickboxing instructor for the Professional Karate Association (PKA).
Adkins attended the Bishop Vesey's Grammar School in Sutton Coldfield and later Sutton Coldfield College where he enrolled in a drama class. Later, he was offered to join the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, but Adkins left without completing the course.
Scott Adkins Acting Career
In 1998, Adkins pursued his acting career through the television series Dangerfield. Likewise, he also appeared in the series Doctors. Later, Adkins was offered for Hong Kong martial arts film Dei Seung Chui Keung (2001) which raised him into the fame.
Well, Adkins also worked along with other Hong Kong cinema's directors including Woo-ping Yuen, Corey Yuen, Sammo Hung Kam-Bo, and Jackie Chan. He made a guest appearance on BBC's EastEnders (1985) and City Central (1998) and also a lead role in Sky One comedy drama Mile High (2003).
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However, his appearance as Yuri Boyka in Undisputed II: Last Man Standing (2006) broke him into the mainstream. In that movie, Adkins portrayed a role of Russian MMA underground fighter Boyka.
Furthermore, Adkins also made guest-appearance in the high budget movies such as The Bourne Ultimatum (2007) and The Tournament (2009).
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Adkins has reprised his role as Yuri Boyka in the sequel movies Undisputed III: Redemption (2010) and Boyka: Undisputed (2016). Well, he will be appearing in the upcoming movies including Accident Man, The Returner, Triple Threat, IP Man 4 etc.
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Scott Adkins Married, Wife, Children, Divorce, Affairs
41 years old Scott Adkins is married to his beloved wife, Lisa Adkins. The couple together has a daughter, Carmel Adkins. Adkins is successfully maintaining his professional life as well as family life. There are no any rumors of his divorce.
Scott Adkins with his wife and daughter, Source: Pinimg
Besides this, Adkins hasn't involved in any other relationships and hasn't been a part of any controversy.
Scott Adkins Net worth, Income, Earning, Salary
A renowned actor Scott Adkins has starred in several popular movies as well as in television series through which he has earned a decent amount of money. And also adds money from his kickboxing instructor career.
Moreover, the spectacular martial arts performer
also receives a decent amount of money from several fashion lines and brands as an endorsement. Allocating information from several sources as of 2018, it is found out that Scott Adkin current estimated is around $2 million. Till now, he is active in the field of acting, so his net worth is sure to be increased in a few years.
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- Anthony Jones
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