Claude Jean Camille As Jean-Claude Van Damme, François Van Varenberg is a Belgian actor, martial artist, director, and fight choreographer.
After four years of training, Van Damme qualified for the Belgium Karate Team. He defeated the second-best karate fighter in the world while still a teenager and went on to win the middleweight title of the European Professional Karate Association.
Van Damme is not “simply an actress,” but rather a highly skilled fighter. As a young adult, he won the European middleweight karate championship.
He traveled to the United States in 1982 with the goal of becoming an actor, working odd jobs and in a number of movies until landing his big break as the star of the action movie Bloodsport (1988).
Jean-Claude Van Damme was born on October 18, 1960, in Sint-Agatha-Berchem, Belgium.
Jean-Claude Van Damme Wife: Who Is Gladys Portugues?
Jean-Claude Van Damme and his wife Gladys Portugues have seen their fair share of ups and downs, just like any other relationship.
Is Gladys Portuguese still married to Jean-Claude Van Damme?
Portuguese married martial artist and actor Jean-Claude van Varenberg in 1987 when she was thirty years old. 1992 saw the couple’s divorce, but 1999 saw their remarriage. Bianca Brigitte and Kristopher van Varenberg, both born in 1987, are their children (born in 1990). Jean-Claude Van Damme is her husband’s given name.