Van Damme born on 18 October 1960, is a Belgian screenwriter, actor, martial artist, director and film producer known for his martial and action films. The most successful of his films include The Expendables 2 (2012), JCVD (2008), Bloodsport (1988), Sudden Death (1995), Sudden Death (1995), Timecop (1994), Street Fighter (1994), Hard Target (1993), Universal Soldier (1992), Double Impact (1991), Lionheart (1990) and Kickboxer (1989).
Van Damme Parents/Family
Born Sint-Agatha-Berchem, Brussels, Belgium, his father’s name is Eugène Van Varenberg , aFlorist and accountant, and his mother name is Eliana Van Varenberg. He has a sister named Veronique Van Varenberg.
Van Damme Affairs/Girlfriend
Van Has dated: Jewel Kilcher, Tori Spelling, Maria Rodriguez (1980 to 1984), Cynthia Derdian (1985 to 1986), Gladys Portugues (1987 to 1992 and 1999 till Present), Darcy LaPier (1992 to 1997), Kylie Minogue (1994), Tatum O’Neal (1994), Princess Stéphanie of Monaco (1996), Lynne Langdon (1997), Lynne Langdon (1997), Savanna Samson (1998) and Alena Kaverina (2009-2016) For more info, contact Van Damme on Twitter and Instagram.
Profile / Wiki / Information
- Full Name: Jean-Claude Camille François Van Varenberg
- Nicknames: J.C., Van Damme, Muscles from Brussels, Jean-Claude.
- Birthday: October 18, 1960
- Age: 57 years old
- Gender: Male
- Birthplace: Sint-Agatha-Berchem, Brussels, Belgium
- Current Residence: Unknown
- Education: Centre National De Karaté
- Profession: screenwriter, actor, martial artist, director and film producer
- Nationality: Belgian
- Ethnicity/Race: White
- Religion: Christianity
- Spouse/Wife: Gladys Portugues
- Eye Color: Green
- Hair Color: Light Brown
- Zodiac: Libra
- Net Worth: 7.25 Million USD
- Earnings: Not Available
- Height: 5 feet 9¾ inch (177 cm)
- Weight: 87 kg (192 lbs.)
- Biceps: 16 inch (41 cm)
- Waist: 34 inch (86 cm)
- Shoe Size: N/A
- Chest Size: 45 inch (114 cm)
Trivia/ Facts that you may not know about Van Damme
- Frank Dux (martial arts legend) filed a lawsuit against him. He said that Van Damme did not share profits with him from earnings of movie, The Quest.
- When he was 16, Van Damme got enrolled in a ballet class and studied it for 5 years
- He was the member of Belgium Karate Team that won the European Karate Championship in 1979.
- In 1977, Van Damme started his kickboxing career and retired in 1982, he had 18 victories (all knock out wins) and had lost only one match.
- In 1982, Van Damme moved to the US hoping to be an actor.
- Due to the heavy workload of filming and promotions, Van Damme started using cocaine in the 90s. He used to spend $10,000 a week in cocaine.
- Van Damme official website @ jcvdworld.com