Ken Quitugua is an American martial artist best known for his skills as a kung fu specialist after having spent over 2 decades perfecting the art. His four Grand Championship victories are testaments to how good he is at what he does.
He has also put his skills to good use as an actor, director, and producer in Hollywood. This article covers all you need to know about the very skilled and accomplished martial artist Ken Quitugua.
What is Ken Quitugua’s Real Age?
Details of Ken Quitugua’s early life and birth history are sketchy at best for the moment, but all evidence points to the fact that he is between 51 and 52 years old. That assumption will put his date of birth between the 1970s and the 1980s.
Ken Quitugua hasn’t said much about his early life, and the bits of information he has left out include where he was born and who his parents are. Given that he enjoys all the rights, privileges, and responsibilities of an American citizen, many have assumed that he was born in the United States, even though there is no concrete evidence of that at the moment.
His citizenship status is most likely down to the fact that he has lived in the United States for over 20 years. One clear thing, therefore, remains that Ken was raised in the United States by his parents.
Quitugua is from the Philippines
Speaking of parents, several reliable sources believe that Ken Quitugua is a product of a marital union between two Filipinos. Add that to the fact that Ken bears all the classic physical features of a Filipino, and one would find it quite difficult to argue that point.
Ken’s parents reportedly immigrated to the United States, but their sojourn in a foreign country did not cause them to abandon their fundamental Filipino values and way of life, values that they made sure to instill in their son Ken.
Ken currently lives in Los Angeles, California, but we will have to go back in time to determine if that was where he spent his formative years. Ken Quitugua’s formal education background is another aspect of his life that the public and the mainstream media are not aware of, a situation that has once again left an entire aspect of his life open to speculations, some of which might be quite far off the mark.
It is entirely possible that Ken Quitugua was the only child of his parents, yet without rock-solid evidence, it once again becomes a challenge to verify that statement.
Ken Quitugua Has Won Four Grand Championships as a Martial Artist
Although not specifically stated, Ken Quitugua most likely became a keen student of martial arts from a very impressionable age. His passion for the art is not disguised, and he has most successfully made a career out of it.
Ken honed his martial arts skills for a considerable amount of time before entering into a good number of Grand Championships for his profession. On many of these occasions, Ken has always risen to the top of the pyramid and has 4 Grand Championships titles for all his troubles. He has more than 2 decades’ worth of experience in the field of martial arts and kung fu.
The Award-Winning Martial Artist Has Ventured into Hollywood
Quitugua diversified his income sources when he made the move to put his knowledge to entirely new use as an actor, producer, stunt coordinator, and action director. His IMDb page shows that he has 7 acting credits to his name with a handful of other credits as a producer, action director, or stunt coordinator.
His considerable martial arts skills landed him his first significant on-screen role as Ken in the movie Carmen’s Virtue (2003). Over the years, Ken went on to gradually insinuate himself into the Hollywood conversation. Take a look at some of his other works as an actor below.
Ken also served as an action director, fight choreographer, or as stunt coordinator in four of the above-listed movies, including Bookie, The Challenger, Unlucky Stars (also executive producer/producer), and The Paper Tigers.
His efforts in the field of martial arts, as well as in the challenging world of Hollywood, have helped him amass a net worth estimated to be around $1 million.
Ken Quitugua is Happily Married
The martial arts supremo is happily married. The woman who he has chosen to spend the rest of his life with is Nicole Quitugua. Beyond her name, not much is known about Ken’s wife, and details about who she is, maiden name, early family history, and what she does for a living are part of unknown quantities.
We also have no record of how they met, where they met, and how long they dated before eventually settling down as man and wife. There is also next to no information regarding the wedding ceremony. Little details such as the date, month, and year of the wedding have been withheld from the public and the media houses.
We know that Ken Quitugua is still married to Nicole, but there is nothing that suggests that they have children together.
He is Fairly Active on Social Media
Several social media apps have been created as a platform for people to communicate with one another on a global scale. For celebrities, it presents a chance to connect with their fans, and Quitugua has done his fair share of doing just that.
He has an active Instagram account under the handle @kungfukenny_official. This account, however, has been set to private and, as of the time of writing, has less than 1k followers. He doesn’t have a Twitter account, and his Facebook account @Ken Quitugua has been inactive since 2020.