Jean-Claude Van Damme – Age, Height, Career, Biography, Wiki, Girlfriend, Networth, Wife, Salary & more

Quick Info On Jean-Claude Van Damme

NameJean-Claude Van Damme
Age60 Years
Height1.77 m
Net Worth$40 Million
Table of Contents
1. Biography / Wiki
2. Physical Appearance
3. Personal Life
4. Career
5. Family
6. Relationships and More
7. Social Media
8. Favorite Things
9. Salary and Net Worth
10. Some Facts

Jean-Claude Van Damme Biography/Wiki

Full NameJean-Claude Camille François Van Varenberg
Date of Birth18 October 1960
Age60 Years
Birth PlaceBrussels-Capital, Belgium
HometownBrussels-Capital, Belgium
School (s)Not Known
CollegeNot Known
QualificationWell Known Actor

Jean-Claude Van Damme is a champion martial artist and bodybuilder as a teenager, he used his physical abilities to become the star of such American action flicks as Bloodsport (1988) and Double Impact (1991). Van Damme endured personal and professional difficulties beginning in the 1990s, but has since regained some of his star power.

Jean-Claude Van Damme (JCVD) was born on 18-10-1960 in Brussels, Belgium. Moreover, he is a Belgian Film Actor, Martial Artist, Screenwriter, Film Producer, Film Director, Bodybuilder & Video Game Artist who is best known for his work in Hollywood.

Physical Appearance Of Jean-Claude Van Damme

Height1.77 mts
177 cms
5 feet 2 inches
Weight49 Kg
MeasurementsBody Shape – Slim
Dress Size – Not Known
Shoe Size – 00
Eye ColourGreen
Hair ColourLight Brown
Skin ColourWhite

Besides being a famous celebrity he is also a model, he is very possessive about about his health and body, Given above is the body measurement of Jean.

Jean is a Famous celebrity by profession and therefore needs to maintain a good psyche and health, talking about his exact weight as per reports its specified that his weight is 84kgs.

In Addition to the reports the estimated height of Jean can be 5’4′ and he may weigh around 84kgs approximately.

Personal Life Of Jean-Claude Van Damme

Zodiac SignLibra
SignatureNot Known
Blood GroupNot Known
Food HabitsNot Known
AddressBrussels-Capital, Belgium

Jean has not kept himself away from the limelight. Even he is not far away from social networking sites like Instagram, Twitter, and so on.

Because of this, it has made us easy to track out the details about both her personal and professional life comprising, career and awards.


Meanwhile, He was a very skinny child and took to Shotokan karate when he was just 11-years-old, to build muscle in his body. He was taken under the wing of Claude Goetz at the Centre National De Karate. He also took up ballet and weight-lifting as a teenager. When he was just 15 or 16 years old, he took part in competitive karate and won the middleweight championship of the European Professional Karate Association and received the title of ‘Mr. Belgium’ in a body-building competition.


He started his own gym in Brussels and netted some modeling work, but was charmed with the idea of becoming a film star. He briefly worked as a bouncer at a night club during this time. He participated in a number of tournaments and semi-contact matches and signed his first professional full-contact career in karate in 1977. From 1977 to 1982, he compiled a whopping record of 18 victories and only 1 defeat, where he was knocked down by Sherman Bergman.

Moreover, after fleetingly attempting to get a break in the booming martial arts movie industry in Hong Kong, he moved to Los Angeles, in 1982 to pursue his Hollywood dreams. He was cast as an extra in the film, ‘Breakin’ along with his childhood friend, Michel Qissi. In 1986, he was seen as Ivan Krushensky in the film, ‘No Retreat, No Surrender’.

Meanwhile, Bloodsport’, released in 1988, is considered one of Van Damme’s most critically acclaimed films. A martial arts film, Van Damme reenacted the role of real life martial artist, ‘Frank Dux’ and was lauded for his performance in the movie. The film became a box-office success, earning $11.8 million in the US alone, despite its low budget of $1.1 million. The movie became extremely successful and spawned three sequels; ‘Bloodsport II: The Next Kumite’, ‘Bloodsport III’ and ‘Bloodsport 4: The Dark Kumite’.


ParentsFather: Eugène Van Varenbergh
Mother : Eliana Van Varenbergh
Wife/SpouseGladys Portugues Van
SiblingsNot Known
ChildrenNot Known

Jean-Claude Camille Francois Van Varenberg was born to Eugene Van Varenberg and Eliana in Berchem-Sainte-Agathe, Brussels, Belgium. Meanwhile, his father is from Brussels and bilingual, and his mother is Flemish (Dutch-speaking), The Roman Catholic Van Damme’s paternal grandmother was Jewish.

Relationships and more

He married Maria Rodriguez in 1980 and divorced her four years later.In 1985, he married Cynthia Derderian and split with her the following year.He married Gladys Portuges in 1987 and split with her in 1992.From 1994 to 1997, he was married to Darcy LaPier, American actress and model. After his split with LaPier, he once again married Portuges, with whom he is currently staying.

Meanwhile, He has three children – Kristopher Van Varenberg, Bianca Bree and Nicholas Van Varenberg. This famous martial artist and Hollywood star suffered from substance abuse and was sent to a rehabilitation facility.

Social Media

Jean is currently active on social media sites. Furthermore he keeps updating about his personal life and professional life as well.

Therefore the posts he updates frequently are about his Fitness, Workout Routines, Places he visits, his daily routine etc.


Movies and Television


1979Woman Between Wolf and Dog
1984Monaco Forever
1986No Retreat, No Surrender

Favorite Things

ActorNot Known
ActressNot Known
FilmNot Known
RoleIron man
SongNot Known
SingerNot Known
DirectorNot known
RestaurantNot Known
ColourDark Blue
DessertNot Known
SportNot Known
sportsmenNot Known
PerfumeNot Known
BrandsNot Known
CarsNot Known

Jean has not specified neither about his favorites nor about his personified selection of things. He prefers to keep his favorites profile low.

We are on it to collect some more personified information about the same please stay connected with us.

Salary and Networth

Net worth$40 Million
Income SourceActing

Unknown interesting facts about Jean-Claude Van Damme

  • Frank Dux, the martial artist, accused this Hollywood actor and martial artist for having exhibited a lack of martial arts skills while portraying the character of Dux in the movie, ‘Blood sport’.
  • He holds a ‘Black Belt’ in Shotokan Karate.
  • Jean holds a record of 18 Kickboxing wins in his professional career and a total of 44 wins in his amateur career.
  • He was honored with a lifetime statue of himself on October 21, 2012 in Brussels.

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