Jean Claude Van Damme – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Nickname Van Damme, Muscles from Brussels
Gender Male
Age 63 years old (in 2023)
Date of Birth October 18, 1960
Real Name Jean-Claude Camille François Van Varenberg
Profession Actor
Nationality Belgian
Birthplace Sint-Agatha-Berchem, Brussels, Belgium
Religion Roman Catholic
Zodiac Sign Libra

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Bodytype Slim
Height 5 feet 9 inches (1.77 m)
Weight 87 kg (192 lbs)
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Green


Jean-Claude Van Damme Career

Profession: Actor

Known For: Acrobatic Action Movies


  • First Film: Monaco Forever (1984)
  • First TV Show: Friends (1996)
  • First Music Video: “Body Count’s in the House” by Body Count (1992)

Net Worth: $30 million

Family & Relatives

Father: Eugène Van Varenberg (Florist)

Mother: Eliana Van Varenberg

Brother: None

Sister: Veronique Van Varenberg (Older Sister)

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Gladys Portugues

No. of Children: 3

Son: Kristopher Van Varenberg and Nicholas Van Varenberg

Daughter: Bianca Bree

Past Relationships:

  • Maria Rodriguez (1980-1984)
  • Cynthia Derdian (1985-1986)
  • Darcy LaPier – Actress (1992-1997)
  • Alena Kaverina – Model (2009-2016)
  • Gladys Portugues – Bodybuilder (1987-1992 and 1999-Present)

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Who is Jean-Claude Van Damme?

Jean-Claude Van Damme is a Belgian actor, born on 18 October, 1960 in Sint-Agatha-Berchem, Brussels, Belgium.

How old is Jean-Claude Van Damme?

Jean-Claude Van Damme is 63 years old as of November 2023.

How tall is Jean-Claude Van Damme?

Jean-Claude Van Damme is 5 feet 9 inches (1.77 m).