The top 5 highest ranking black belts in Hollywood

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The top 5 highest ranking black belts in Hollywood

1) Chuck Norris: 10th Dan in Chun Kuk Do, 9th Dan in Tang Soo Do, 8th Dan in Taekwondo, a 5th degree black belt in Karate, and a 3rd degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

2) Steven Seagal: 7th degree black belt in Aikido

3) James Caan: 6th Dan in Gosoku Ryu Karate

4) Donnie Yen: various styles; Kickboxing, Boxing, Wrestling, Tai Chi, Wushu and Wing Chun, purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, black belt in Judo, 6th Dan black belt in Taekwondo.

5) Willie Nelson: 5th degree black belt in the art of Gong Kwon Yu Sul
 

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The top 5 highest ranking black belts in Hollywood

1) Chuck Norris: 10th Dan in Chun Kuk Do, 9th Dan in Tang Soo Do, 8th Dan in Taekwondo, a 5th degree black belt in Karate, and a 3rd degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

2) Steven Seagal: 7th degree black belt in Aikido

3) James Caan: 6th Dan in Gosoku Ryu Karate

4) Donnie Yen: various styles; Kickboxing, Boxing, Wrestling, Tai Chi, Wushu and Wing Chun, purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, black belt in Judo, 6th Dan black belt in Taekwondo.

5) Willie Nelson: 5th degree black belt in the art of Gong Kwon Yu Sul
in what way does willie nelson count as in Hollywood?
 

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I reckon michael jai white should be there.

8th dan in kickboxing, 3rd dan in shotokan, 3rd dan in goju Ryu, 3rd dan in kyokishin, 2nd dan taekwondo and 1st degree tang soo do
 

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Willie has spent a lot of time here on Maui over the years.
 

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"Highest ranking" is pretty meaningless in this context, since a given rank or title in one style doesn't necessarily mean anything comparable to the same rank or title in a different style.

That said, I'd nominate Donnie Yen for having the highest combined martial arts skill + acting skill in Hollywood. Check Norris may be a great martial artist, but he's a terrible, terrible actor.
 

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The top 5 highest ranking black belts in Hollywood

1) Chuck Norris: 10th Dan in Chun Kuk Do, 9th Dan in Tang Soo Do, 8th Dan in Taekwondo, a 5th degree black belt in Karate, and a 3rd degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

2) Steven Seagal: 7th degree black belt in Aikido

3) James Caan: 6th Dan in Gosoku Ryu Karate

4) Donnie Yen: various styles; Kickboxing, Boxing, Wrestling, Tai Chi, Wushu and Wing Chun, purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, black belt in Judo, 6th Dan black belt in Taekwondo.

5) Willie Nelson: 5th degree black belt in the art of Gong Kwon Yu Sul
Willie's art is actually Suk On Bong. :D
 

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