Jean-Claude Van Damme Net Worth 2020, Height, Age, Wiki, Biography, Family

Jean-Claude Van Damme Biography/ Wiki | How Much is Jean-Claude Van Damme Worth?

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Jean-Claude Van Damme in Jean-Claude Van Johnson (2016)

Jean-Claude Van Damme net worth in 2020 is $40 million. Jean-Claude Van Damme is an artist, actor, and director. His real name is Jean-Claude Camille Francois Van Varenberg. The name which uses in his profession is Jean-Claude Van Damme. It is also abbreviated as JCVD. He was born on 18th October 1960. He was born in Sint-Agatha-Berchem, Belgium.

Jean-Claude Van Damme height is 1.77m. He knew martial artist, and done many films based on his martial arts and karate.


Van Damme does not have a traditional pattern of schooling. In fact, when he was ten years old he was sent to Shotokan Karate School by his father. In that school, he learned the style of Shotokan Karate, and also the style of Kickboxing. At the age of eighteen, he won the Black Belt in competition. Because of his abilities and skills, he was given a title of “Mr. Belgium”. At the age of sixteen, he started practice ballet. He believed that one who can bear ballet can bear the pain of any other sports practice. He also worked for Taekwondo, and also for Muay Thai.

Family Background

Van Damme is the child of Eliana who was his mother while Eugene Van was his father. His mother as a German-speaking woman, while his father was a French-speaking woman. Van Damme married to four women in his life. He has married twice to his third wife name Gladys Portugues. He has three children whose names are; Nicholas Van Varenberg, Kristopher Van Varenberg, and Bianca Bree.


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Jean-Claude Van Damme in Kickboxer (1989)

Although he started his career when he started taking part in a competition of martial arts and karate. He won many belts and prices. His career in film as an actor started later. Before he could happen, he had fascinated the publisher and director of “Professional Karate Magazine” whose name was Mike Anderson. He is famously liked when played his negative role as a villain in the movie, name as “No Retreat, No Surrender” in the year 1986. After this, he played his role in the movie “Bloodsport” in the year 1988. He also played a role in the movie “Kickboxer” in the year 1989. Then in the movie “Double Impact”. He is also renowned for his role in movie “Timecop” in the year 1994, and also in the film “ The Expendables”, and many more.

Jean-Claude Van Damme Net Worth 2020

The net worth of Jean-Claude Van Damme is 40 million dollars. He has purchased and sold many properties in his life. He has cars collections of his own. He had to deal with controversy when he was a charge against his role played in the movie as of Frank Dux. He was a lawsuit and charged 50,000 dollars for co-writing and coping the movie “The Quest” by the Frank Dux. Many video games are also initiated by keeping into consideration the skills of Van Damme like Martial Kombat and many more.

Personal Life

Jean-Claude Van Damme has married five times up till now. He has three children. When he started her career in the film industry as an actor and also as a director, in the 1990s, he got addicted to cocaine because of his extensive work and pressure. He became so much addicted that he used to spend 10,000 dollars on drugs per week. There was a time when he started taking almost 10 grams of drugs every day in the year 1996. He went to the rehabilitation center to avoid this drug abuse but he could not do so successfully. He suffered a lot. He was caught by the police because he was driving while having high on drugs.

In 1998, doctors discovered that he has Bipolar disorder. He suffered from extreme mood swings due to this disorder. He told about his suffering and pain in the reality show named as Jean-Claude Van Damme: Behind Closed Doors.

Jean-Claude Van Damme married his first wife whose name is Maria Rodriguez. He’s married to his third wife whose name is Glady Portugues. Afterward, he married his fourth wife. After having a break-up with his fourth wife, he again married to his third wife. He has two children from third wife and one son from his fourth wife whose name is Nicolas Van Varenberg.

Some Interesting & Unknown Facts about Jean-Claude Van Damme

  • He has a full record as a Full Kickboxer contract. He won eighteen out of nineteen. He had lost one because he kicked the one by chance when the other was down.
  • He has won the case filed against him by a famous martial artist. He has won because all the evidence which were collected against him were lost due to the earthquake.
  • Jean-Claude Van Damme had married five times.
  • Jean-Claude Van Damme had married twice to his third wife whose name is Glady Portugues.
  • Jean-Claude Van Damme had won the black belt in competition.
  • Jean-Claude Van Damme was given the title of “Mr. Belgium.”
  • Jean-Claude Van Damme has the net worth of 40 million dollars.
  • Many videos games are programmed on the fighting skills on Jean-Claude Van Damme.
  • Jean-Claude Van Damme is famous for his splits. He is a master in doing splits.
  • Jean-Claude Van Damme adores Charlie Chaplin due to his actions.
  • In Brussels, Belgium, the statue of Jean-Claude Van Damme is present.
  • Jean-Claude Van Damme had spent days and nights sleeping on the streets of Los Angeles because he was homeless at that time.
  • Jean-Claude Van Damme has played a role in the movie “The Expendables 2”.
  • The nickname of Jean-Claude Van Damme is “The Muscles From Brussels.”
  • Jean-Claude adores ballet; he practiced it for many years.
  • Jean-Claude Van Damme is renowned for his socking dialogues and sayings.
  • Jean-Claude Van Damme started to pursue his career in acting with his childhood friend.
  • Jean-Claude Camille Francois Van Varenberg is the real name of Van Damme. And Jean-Claude Van Damme is his official and professional name he used in his career.
  • The name of the son of Jean-Claude Van Damme is Nicholas Van Varenberg.
  • The started his career in acting after retirement from kickboxing.

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