'Wonder Woman': Samantha Jo's Life Before Fame

Wonder Woman: Samantha Jo's Life Before Fame
March 29, 2020 - 09:05 / Anna Valenzuela Rosas

She was an Olympic martial arts competitor, and stunt woman and now an actress! This is Wonder Woman's Samantha Jo.

Wonder Woman's Samantha Jo has been kicking butt all her life.

Wonder Woman's Samantha Jo: The Olympian

Chinese-Canadian Samantha Jo has been training in martial arts since she was 4 years old! Not surprising since her mother was a Jiu-jitsu Black Belt. She committed herself to the art of Wushu at 12, becoming so mastered in the craft she competed in the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. 

Samantha Jo arrives at the Premiere Of Warner Bros. Pictures' "Wonder Woman" on May 25, 2017 in Hollywood, California.

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She was recruited into Hollywood due to her incredible talent and extensive training. She performed as a real stunt woman for 8 films and 4 shows before she landed acting roles in the current Justice League Universe. She portrayed "Car-Vex" in the 2013 hit Man Of Steel and was asked to return to play Amazonian Warrior "Euboea" in Wonder Woman and Justice League.

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Samantha said of the role, she felt like she was playing an "amplified version of my childhood self."

'Wonder Woman' cast members attend an event as Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood Adds Wonder Woman Exhibit to DC Universe: The Exhibit on July 31, 2017 in Burbank, California.

She is going full-throttle into her acting goals, even landing a main role in an upcoming Zack Snyder zombie film! We can't wait to see what she does next!