Joseph Van Vicker mostly recognized as Van Vicker is a name you must be very much aware of in both Nigerian and Ghanaian movies
Age and Date of Birth
The Super talented artist was born on the 1st of August 1977 which makes him 42 years in 2019.
He was born by a Ghanaian/Librarian mother to a Dutch father. His father died when Van Vicker was only 6 years old.
Van Vicker Educational Background
Vicker attended the all boys boarding methodists church School in Cape Coast Ghana named Mfantsipim School.
Van Vicker’s professional acting Career
His first attempt into the Showbiz/ entertainment world was in 1997 when he worked as a presenter.
Before he ventured into acting, Van Vicker had worked as an On air Personality for the broadcasting bodies:TV3 Ghana, Metro Fm, Groove 106.3Fm, Vibe 91.9 Fm within the years 1997 to 2004.
Following this, he was offered a role in a Ghanaian Television Series.
In the Tv series titled Suncity, he played the role of an art student, who arrived from U.S to complete his education in Sun City.
After the Tv series ended at the 10th episode, Van Vicker went back to his O.A.P work until 3 years later when he got the offer to play a role in an upcoming movie.
This Tv series which ran for 10 episodes marked the beginning of Van Vicker’s rise into prominence,as it made his face known in the movie Industry and brought him the offer to take a role in a major movie for the very first time.
In the movie which was titled “Divine Love”, Van Vicker’s featured alongside other artistes such as Majid Michel and Jackie Aygemang.
However, he became prominent majorly after the role he played in the then-popular movie “Beyonce” and since then he has been going higher on the ladder of success as he is now both recognized in the local and international scene.
Over the years, He has featured in quite a number of movies alongside;Omotola Jalade, Stephanie Okereke, Jim Iyke, Tonto Dikeh, Mercy Johnson, Chika Ike, and many others.
The role he played in the Australian movie titled Cop’s Enemy brought him International Recognition.
List of Van Vicker Movies
During the course of his movie career, he has starred in over 100 movies, some of which includes;
1. American Boy produced in 2007,
2. I Hate Women,
3. Innocent Soul,
4. In the Eyes of My Husband,
5. Princess Tyra, Royal Battle,
6. Slave to Lust,
7. Wedlock of the Gods,
8. Broken Tears released in 2008
9. The Corporate Maid,
10. Friday Night,
11. Jealous Princess,
12. River of Tears,
Awards & Recognitions
As a multitalented actor,it won’t be surprising to know that Van Vickér has won many awards in recognition of his unique acting potentials.
Some of the awards won by Van Vickér are:
- He won Best African Caribbean Actor in 2009
- He won The Afro-Hollywood Award been the Best Actor (African film category)in 2009
- He won The Best Actor African American.
- He won The Pan African Creative Actor Category in 2011
Van Vicker Marriage: Wife and Family
The actor is married to his heartrob Adjoa Vicker who is same age as him. Their marriage which has been in existence for over 15 years is blessed with three children.
Van Vicker Foundation
In a bid to give back to the public,Van Vicker has a foundation which plans outreaches for youths called The Van Vicker Foundation. Also, he has a training facility aimed at nurturing and teaching upcoming actors and actresses.
Van Vicker Net Worth
The handsome movie star has earned a lot of money for himself as an active hardworking actor, combined with various endorsement deals and offers. Van Vicker has an estimated net worth of
$1 Million – $5 Million (Approx.)
Van Vicker Contact
The super talented actor can be contacted through his Instagram and Twitter handles which are both @iam_vanvicker