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Jean-Claude Van Damme Net Worth in 2022, Age, Height, Wife, Dating and Kids

Jean-Claude Camille François Van Varenberg is a famous acrobatic action movie actor, filmmaker, and real martial artist. Van Damme was about ten years old when his father asked him to take martial arts classes and participate in several competitions. After taking martial arts class and learning outstanding acting skills in America, he appeared in the famous martial arts action movie Bloodsport in 1988, which was a proud moment for him and his father. After disastrous acting in his first renowned movie, Van Damme appeared in several action films like Death Warrant (1990), Universal Soldier (1992), Timecop (1994), Nowhere to Run (1993), Hard Target (1993), Street Fighter (1994) and in The Quest (1996).

Van Damme Early Life

Jean-Claude Van Damme (born 18 October 1960) in Berchem-Sainte-Agathe, a city in Belgium. Van Damme’s father is Eugène Van Varenbergh; he was an accountant and flower trader. Van Damme’s mother’s name is Eliana Van Varenbergh, a Flemish (Dutch-speaking), and his paternal grandmother was Jewish. He has only one sister named Veronique Van Varenberg. He got admission to Shōtōkan karate school at 10 to learn martial arts. He had his first success in his profession at 16, and Van Damme took 2nd Dan Black Belt. Then after two years, at 18, he proved himself as a martial artist and got a black belt. Martial arts is considered the most challenging sport, and Later, Jean-Claude Van Damme took up both Taekwondo and Muay Thai.

It was in the 1990s that, according to Van Damme, he became addicted to cocaine due to the Prussians and depression, which he spent ten thousand dollars a week on. He was addicted to cocaine for six years. He was arrested in 1999 for aggressive driving and later released. After that, he continued to exercise to kick his cocaine habit. Van Damme was married five times to four women but now lives a single life. Jean Claude Van Damme and Rob Van Damme look alike but repeatedly claim they are unrelated.

As of 2022, Jean-Claude Van Damme’s net worth is estimated at $50 million.

Van Damme career

Jean-Claude Van Damme started his martial arts career at the age of 15. From 1976 to 1980, he won 44 rounds and was defeated four times in a tournament. When he won European Karate Championship in 1979, he was selected for the Belgium Karate Team. Jean-Claude Van Damme competed with Patrick Teugels and defeated him twice. From 1977 to 1982, Van Damme’s professional career was stormy; he set a record of eighteen victories, like Ray Romano. Then Van Damme resigned from competition in 1982 and opened a gym to save his money. Then Van Damme started his acting career. Sylvester Stallone and Jean Claude Van Damme have worked together in numerous action Hollywood movies and later became friends. Chuck Norris and Jean Claude Van Damme are friends and professional martial artists who appeared on enormous screens together.

Jean-Claude Van Damme Wife

He married his first wife, María Rodríguez, in 1980 and divorced her after four years. Then he married for a second time to Cynthia Derderian in 1985 and divorced after a one-year relationship. Then his third marriage took place in 1987 with bodybuilder Gladys Portugues, which broke up after five years. Two years after their Divorce, he started dating the actress Darcy LaPier. Later, while filming in Thailand, he started dating Kylie Minogue without telling Darcy LaPier.The reason for his frequent divorces was his bad cocaine habits. He is now 61 years old.

Jean-Claude Van Damme Children

Jean-Claude Van Damme family

Jean-Claude Van Damme has three children with two different women; he is now living with his family in Los Angeles, California. He has one daughter named Bianca Bree and two sons, Kristopher Van Varenberg and Nicholas Van Varenberg. Bianca Bree and Kristopher Van Varenberg are from his 3rd wife, Gladys Portugues.

Jean-Claude Van Damme Net Worth

Jean-Claude Van Damme, Who is a famous Belgium actor who appeared in renowned movies, has a net worth of 50$ million. He is a professional martial artist nominated for the top high-paid actors with a total combined earning of 82$ million.

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