At the time of this writing, Van Damme had not released a statement. News that Jean-Claude Van Damme's son Nicholas Van Varenberg has been sentenced to 18 months probation. The brunette, who clearly takes after her parents in the fitness department her mom is a former fitness competitor , was all smiles as she posed for the cameras. Speaking of her relationship with her dad these days, she admits that it has had its ups and downs, but that things are now going well. I'm going for auditions,' she told a couple of year ago. He has three other siblings.
And, LaPier was actually pregnant with Van Varenberg at the time. That you can cross your legs at the dinner table and then kick ass in a nice, feminine way,' she told the 'Kind of like how my father brought martial arts to the mainstream for my generation — I want to continue that legacy. In 2011, for the reality series, Jean-Claude Van Damme: Behind Closed Doors, Bree spoke about how growing up with a famous father has impacted her life. Far from trying to leave her famous dad's shadow, Bianca has followed in his footsteps.
LaPier and her former husband Ron Rice had Sterling before she married Van Damme. She's slated to star in a flick called Six Bullets, U. Next up for Bree: three movie roles! In the 1990s, Jean-Claude admitted he was hooked on a drug habit taking 10 grams of cocaine a day. The young actor was reportedly arrested multiple charges, including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, unlawful imprisonment, marijuana possession and possession of drug paraphernalia. My first role was in a film my father was doing. The Van Dammes have had their own ups and downs however.
Nicholas has one brother and two sisters — Kristopher Van Varenberg, Bianca Bree and Sterling Rice. In 2013, , which went viral. He will make his opening mark on the Hollywood scene in the upcoming 2017 film, Kickboxer: Retaliation, alongside his father, Jean-Claude. The forthcoming American martial arts film began production in July 2017, and also stars legendary fighter, Mike Tyson. He underwent several rounds of rehab and was diagnosed as bipolar before finally getting clean. Nicholas Van Varenberg, 21, was a stranger to the world, until he was arrested on Sept.
He has also did the voice of Master Croc in the second and third Kung Fu Panda movies and is known for his epic stunts. The Bloodsport actor was previously divorced from Gladys back in 1992 before they remarried seven years later; then in March of last year she filed for their second divorce, but then appeared to call it off. There's so much divorce around the world and it's very bad for the children. Nicholas Van Varenberg is a Los Angeles native. According to , police visited the apartment of the actor's youngest son after receiving a phone call that he had punched an elevator in his building and needed to be checked on.
While the starlet's birth is Bianca Van Varenberg, she uses her dad's famous moniker for her Instagram page. I'd rather go through struggles than have it easy. I just have a couple friends who are close and that is it', she said. It's nice to hear, but it's like…what does that have to do with me? I just went along with it.
According to a police report, Van Varenberg was then arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, unlawful imprisonment, marijuana possession, assault—cause fear of physical injury, disorderly conduct—fighting and possession of drug paraphernalia. Expect to see much more of the rising star on the big screen and on red carpets in the near future. The starlet undoubtedly comes from an athletic background on both sides, as her mum Gladys Portugues is a former body builder and fitness coach. Five years ago she appeared alongside her father at a film premier, but since that time has been largely silent, until now.
Get the latest on that story, and learn more about the mysterious Van Varenberg, below! Dad and director Jean-Claude is best for his martial arts skill and roles in films like Bloodsport and Timecop, but his daughter Bianca is also an aspiring actress, having appeared in some of her father's films. So just what do we know about the Californian girl? Van Varenberg is slated to make his acting debut, alongside his father. . These days she can be seen showing off her flexible body - an ability she inherited from both of her parents.
Van Varenberg and his famous family have yet to comment on the troubling reports. Bree fell into acting by accident however when she was on set with her father and a kid was needed for a scene. That's what these celebrity kids are, really — shadows of their parents. Family business: She has co-starred in six of Jean-Claude's films and even co-produced some His name did not always mean success however. During an interview in 2015, the actor suggested things were back on track, citing 'love' and family obligations for inspiring a reconciliation with the mother of his two children.
Sterling is the daughter of LaPier, and the half-sister of Van Varenberg. The Belgian actor has been in several films, including Lionheart, Street Fighter and Sudden Death. Van Varenberg emerged in the spotlight when he was reportedly arrested for a slew of charges after allegedly assaulting his roommate at knifepoint. Nonetheless, Bianca appears to have inherited some of the skills that made her father infamous with incredible flexibility and crazy flying kicks. Additional charges against Van Varenberg were dropped after his plea on Aug.