|Birth Day:||November 5, 1937|
|Death Date:||Nov 24, 2010 (age 73)|
|Birth Place:||Hong Kong, China|
Jeet Kune Do martial artist who gained prominence after training under the legendary Bruce Lee.
As per our current Database, Ted Wong died on Nov 24, 2010 (age 73).
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He served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Army for two years and moved home to San Diego in 1962.
Wong was born in Hong Kong in 1937. His father, a native Californian of Chinese descent, was stationed there while serving in the US Navy. His family moved back to San Francisco, California in 1953 and a few years later to San Diego. After completing high school and college, Wong served in the US Army as a Lieutenant for 2 years in West Germany. After serving, he returned to San Diego in 1962.
Wong's first encounter with Bruce Lee was in 1967, in Los Angeles, California, where Lee was giving a Kung Fu seminar. Wong had no martial arts training, and was interested in western boxing and some martial arts. He was so impressed by Lee, however, that he decided to study at Lee's kwoon, the Jun Fan Gung Fu Institute in Los Angeles. Shortly after beginning his studies, Lee accepted Wong as a private student. Wong became Lee's sparring partner and close friend.
Ted Wong was inducted into Black Belt magazine's Hall of Fame as the "Man of the Year" in 2006.
Currently, Ted Wong is 85 years, 2 months and 25 days old. Ted Wong will celebrate 86th birthday on a Sunday 5th of November 2023.
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