Action movies, throwing punches, his 360 degree rapid kicks, failed relationships and totally cool action movies… Whatâ€™s going on with Jean Claudeâ€™s life recently? Is the Martial Arts expert pursuing a wrestling career? Keep reading to find out more about Jean Claude Van Damme’s life, plus photos and video below.
We learned recently that Jean Claude Van Damme is looking forward to getting into a fight with Thai boxer Somluck Kamsing, an art he knows pretty well since a very young age – he also knows Kickboxing, Taekwondo and Karate.
Jean Claude was asked to join the Expendables cast, but he didn’t get an agreement that he actually liked. Jean Claude also commented that he intends to film a reality show series, about his training for his fight, and to finish up with his upcoming films, The Tower and the Eagle Path, a movie that he directed and stars along with his two kids Bianca and Kristopher.
A little Biography on Jean Claude.
Jean Claude real name is Jean Claude Camille Francois Van Vaerenbergh he was born in Brussels on October18, 1960. He was 10 years old when he got into Martial Arts.
Jean Claude studied ballet as well (that explains a lot, I mean his ability to spread his legs so wide), got into weight lifting and even won the Mr. Belgium title.
His Fight career lasted 14 years (1976-1980), afterward he went into acting and has appeared in several films.
He was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder in 1998, and since that time has taken medication.
Bianca and Kristopher Van Vaerenbergh are two children he had with his wife Gladys Portugues, actually they have been married twice. His younger son Nicholas is from his previous marriage with Darcy LaPier.
Take a look at some photos here, the interview about his upcoming fight Video and some of his greatest Moments.
Jean Claude Van Damme Video.
Jean Claude van Damme Kickboxing Fight Video.
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