Jean-Claude Van Damme – Biography, Height, Wife, Girlfriend, Family



Jean-Claude Camille François Van Varenberg (French: , Dutch: ; born 18 October 1960), known professionally as Jean-Claude Van Damme (French: , Dutch: ), is a Belgian actor, martial artist, filmmaker, and fight choreographer. Born and raised in Brussels, Belgium, at the age of ten his father enrolled him in martial arts classes, which led to Van Damme participating in several competitions. With the desire of becoming an actor, he moved to the United States in 1982, where he did odd jobs and worked on several films, until he got his break as the lead in the martial arts film Bloodsport (1988).

Van Damme became a popular action film star and followed up with Cyborg (1989), Kickboxer (1989), Lionheart (1990), Death Warrant (1990), Double Impact (1991), Universal Soldier (1992), Nowhere to Run (1993), Hard Target (1993), Timecop (1994), Street Fighter (1994), Sudden Death (1995), The Quest (1996), Maximum Risk (1996), etc. After a decline, Van Damme returned to prominence with the critically acclaimed crime drama JCVD (2008).

From thereon, Van Damme continued starring in more action films and playing supporting roles in The Expendables 2 (2012), the Kung Fu Panda franchise (2011–2016), and the Kickboxer reboot (2016–2018).


Height, cm 178 cm
Height, in 70 in
Height, ft 5 ft 10 in

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Kylie Minoguepartner1994-05-00 – 1994-08-00
Savanna Samsonpartner1998-00-00 – 1998-00-00