Jean-Claude Camille Fran\u00e7ois Van Varenberg born on 18 October 1960 in Berchem-Sainte-Agathe / Sint-Agatha-Berchem. He is a citizen of Belgium.
He is a Belgian actor, martial artist, and director.
Jean-Claude Van Damme has had two spouses: Gladys Portugues and Darcy LaPier. He has two children Kristopher Van Varenberg and Bianca Bree.
Jean-Claude Van Damme has worked as a boxer, film producer, film actor, film director, screenwriter, film editor, kickboxer, karateka, scenographer, martial artist, voice actor, composer and actor. He has been nominated for a Golden Raspberry Award for Worst New Star. He has has won Officer of the Order of the Crown. He has (had) the following medical conditions: bipolar disorder.
His height is 1.76m (5 ft, 9 in).
He is also known as JCVD, Muscles from Brussels and Jean Claude van Damme.