Jean Claude Van Damme bio: net worth, age, height, weight, wife, kids, wiki.
Camille, Jean-Claude Francois Van Varenberg, better known as Jean-Claude van Damme, is a well-known Belgian film director, fight choreographer, filmmaker, film editor, and retired martial artist. The actor is well-known for his work in martial arts flicks. He is also known professionally as JCVD and The Muscles from Brussels. He was involved in martial arts from 1976 to 1982. In addition, he has worked in film for over four decades.
Jean Claude Van Damme: Profile summary
|Full Name||Jean-Claude Camille Franois van Varenberg|
|Known as||Jean Claude Van Damme|
|Main Profession||Belgian actor and retired martial artist|
|Age||62 years old|
|Height(s) Feet||5 feet and 9 inches|
|Height(s) cm||177 cm|
|Weight in Pound||165 pounds|
|Spouse||Gladys Portugues (m. 1999), Darcy LaPier (1994-1997), Gladys Portugues (m. 19871992), Cynthia Derderian (m. 19851986), Maria Rodriguez Jean-Claude Van Damme (m. 19801984)|
|Daughter and Son||Yes (Bianca Bree,Kristopher Van Varenberg,Nicholas Van Varenberg)|
|Net Worths||$50 million|
Jean Claude Van Damme: Biography & Early Life
Jean-Claude Camille François Van Varenberg was born in Berchem-Sainte-Agathe, Brussels, Belgium, on 18 October 1960, to his parents Eugène Van Varenberg and Eliana Van Vanberg.
He started practising martial arts when he was ten years old and attended the Shotokan Karate School. He also studied ballet when he was 16. At the age of 18, he received his black belt in karate. He also took up Muay Thai and Taekwondo.
Jean Claude Van Damme: Personal Life
Jean Claude Van Damme has been married five times to four women. From 1980 to 1984, he was married to Maria Rodriguez. He was married to Cynthia Derderian from 1985 to 1986. In 1994, he got married to Darcy LaPier. They separated in 1992. From 1987 to 1992, he was married to Gladys Portugues. They again remarried in 1999.Advertisement
He has three children: Bianca Bree, Nicholas Van Varenberg, and Kristopher Van Varenberg.
Jean Claude Van Damme: Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 18 October 1960, Jean Claude Van Damme is 60 years old as of today’s date, 24th January 2021. His height is 1.77 m tall, and his weight is 75 kg.
Jean Claude Van Damme: Career
Van Damme started his career as a martial artist. From 1976 to 1980, he had a record of 44 wins and four losses. He was the European Karate Champion in 1979.
He had a minor role in the 1984 film ‘Monaco Forever.’ In 1989, he became the writer and actor of the film ‘Kickboxer.’ He has then successfully appeared in many films like ‘Bloodsport,’ ‘Lionheart,’ ‘Double Impact,’ ‘Universal Soldier,’ ‘Hard Target,’ ‘Street Fighter,’ ‘Timecop,’ ‘Sudden Death,’ ‘The Expendables 2’, and ‘JCVD.’
He was also the director of the films ‘The Quest’ and ‘Full Love.’ He has produced the films ‘JCVD’, ‘’Inferno,’ ‘Double Impact,’ and ‘Universal Soldier: The Return.’ He has written many films. He has lent his voice in many films, including the ‘Kung Fu Panda’ film series.
His television roles include ‘Jean Claude Van Damme: Behind Closed Doors’ and ‘Les Anges Gardiens.’ He has also appeared in a video game in 1995 called ‘Street Fighter: The Movie.’
Jean Claude Van Damme has also appeared in many music videos, including Megadeth’s “Crush ‘Em,” MC Hammer’s “Straight to My Feet,” and Bob Sinclar’s “Kiss My Eyes.”
Jean Claude Van Damme: Awards & Achievements
Jean Claude Van Damme has been nominated for the MTV Movie Awards three times. In 2001, he was nominated for the Video Premiere Award. He has also been nominated for the 2008 Silver Leopard and the 2009 TFCA awards. In 2004, he won the Bollywood Movie Award for ‘International Action Super Star.’ He also won the Golden Lotus Award at the 2014 Macau International Film Festival.
Jean Claude Van Damme: Net worth
Jean Claude Van Damme has an estimated net worth of $50 million.