Van Vicker’s Biography: Spouse, Birthday, Movies, Net Worth, Children, Family, Parents, Brother, Pictures, Mother, House, Wiki Facts
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Joseph Van Vicker (born 1st-August-1977), popularly called Van Vicker is an extraordinary talented Ghanaian actor, movie director, and humanitarian.
He also doubles as the chief executive officer of a film production house called Sky + Orange Production. He received two nominations for Best Upcoming Actor and Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2008.
Van Vicker also acts in Nollywood films, starring Rita Dominic, Regina Daniels, Yul Edochie, Chika Ike, Nonso Diobi, Mike Ezuruonye, Stephanie Okeke, and others.
He’s acted in over 70 movies so far and is regarded as one of the most gifted actors of the present generation.
|JOHN VAN VICKER|
|WIKI FACTS & ABOUT DATA|
|Full Name:||Joseph van Vicker|
|Stage Name:||Van Vicker|
|Place of Birth:||Accra, Ghana|
|Wife • Spouse:||Adjoa Vicker (m. 2003)|
|Girlfriend • Partner:||Nadia Buari
|Children:||J’dyl Vicker, J-ian Vicker, Vj Van Vicker, Malik Buari, Aysha Buari, Shaida Buari, Jameel Buari|
|Occupation:||Actor • Filmmaker|
|Net Worth:||US$3 million|
Early Life & Education
Van Vicker was born in Accra, Ghana, to a Dutch father and Ghanaian/Liberian mother on the 1st of August 1977. He has a sister whose name is Phylicia Anderson. Rumor has it that he has a stepbrother whose name is unknown.
However, his father died when he was six years old. He has often disclosed in interviews that he considers himself a global citizen because he was raised all over the world by his mother.
Due to the early death of his father, Van Vicker has stated that he has a strong bond with his mother and considers her his hero.
Van Vicker attended Mfantsipim School alongside fellow actor Majid Michel. Then he graduated from the African University College of Communications in 2021.
Van Vicker started in the entertainment world on radio as a presenter at Groove 106.3 FM from 1999 to 2000 and Vibe 91.9 FM from 2001 to 2004 and as a television personality for TV3 Ghana from 1997 to 1999, and finally for Metro TV from 2000–2004.
e. Then he played the role of LeRoy King Jr., a Fine Arts student born in the U.S. who arrives at Sun city to complete his education. The series aired for a total of 10 episodes.
Soon, Van Vicker was cast in his debut film titled Divine Love, but as a supporting character. This film, coincidentally, was also the debut role for fellow soon-to-be popular actors Jackie Appiah and Majid Michel, who appeared in the female and male leads, respectively.
He usually appears as the male romantic lead alongside top actresses such as Jackie Appiah and Nadia Buari. He is often compared to Nigerian actor Ramsey Nouah and fellow compatriot Majid Michel due to their similarities in performance style.
In addition to starring in Ghana movies, Van Vicker has appeared in numerous Nollywood films alongside prominent Nollywood actors such as Mercy Johnson, Tonto Dikeh, Chika Ike, Nonso Diobi, Mike Ezuruonye, Stephanie Okereke, and Jim Iyke. His Nollywood movies include; Heart of Fire, My Soul Mate, Popular King, Harvest of Love, Gambling with Marriage, Stolen Will, Discovered, The Joy of a Prince, The Kingdom, and Against the Law.
Van Vicker is also the CEO of Sky + Orange Productions, a film production house. The Van Vicker Training facility is the actor’s latest entrepreneurship venture, where professionals train students in the field of acting. The Van Vicker Foundation is an outreach program for youth interested in making a good living.
He has directed, acted in, and produced five films under his production company, Sky + Orange Productions, since 2008. However, 2012 was the biggest year for his production house, earning him the NAFCA Best Actor and Director Awards for his comedy movie titled Joni Waka.
Awards & Nominations
Van Vicker is a magnificent and outstanding actor who has been nominated for and won numerous awards from Africa to the Caribbean.
Some of his awards include; Ghana Movie Awards, ACRAG awards, and the Nollywood Academy Films Critics’ Awards.
He won the Best African Caribbean Actor in 2009, and in 2011, the Best Actor African American. Also, the same year, Van Vicker won the Pan African creative actor.
Not forgetting the Best International Actor award at the Papyrus Magazine Screen Actors Awards (PAMSAA), which he won in 2013.
For his social media accounts, Van Vicker has recorded tremendous success in terms of followership. Most of his followers are die-hard fans, whom he doesn’t fail to impress with cool photos and posts.
The Ghanian iconic actor and producer is available on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
- Instagram: @iam_vanvicker.
- Twitter: @iam_vanvicker
- Facebook: Van Vicker
Van Vicker is one of the finest actors in Africa, if not the finest. The Dutch-Ghanian sensation is average in height, with a well-built body. Other interesting body features include his dark brown eyes and black hair.
Van Vicker has been married to a woman named Dr. Prophet La’Rika Van Vicker, also known as Adjoa Vicker, who is the CEO of Our Voice Matters International Peace Coalition, since June 28, 2018.
He serves as the acting president of the same organization. Van Vicker and Adjoa Vicker own apartments in The United States and Nigeria.
However, the actor was married to Adjoa Vicker. The pair wed in 2003 and have three children: J’dyl Vicker, J-ian Vicker, and Vj Van Vicker. However, after many years of infidelity and irreconcilable differences, the couple thought it best to divorce and co-parent as friends.
In an interview, Nadia Buari claimed that Van Vicker is the father of her four children: Malik Buari, Aysha Buari, Shaida Buari, and Jameel Buari. This indicate that Nadia Buari is his partner and girlfriend.
Van Vicker is one of the most influential actors in Africa. He is also the CEO of a production company called Sky + Orange Productions, which he founded in 2008.
The Ghanaian actor and producer Van Vicker have an estimated net worth of US$3 million.
- Divine Love (2004)
- Beyonce: The President’s Daughter (2006)
- Darkness of Sorrow
- Mummy’s Daughter
- The Return of Beyonce
- American Boy (2007)
- I Hate Women
- Innocent Soul
- In the Eyes of My Husband
- Princess Tyra
- Royal Battle
- Slave to Lust
- Wedlock of the Gods
- Broken Tears (2008)
- Corporate Maid
- Friday Night
- Jealous Princess
- River of Tears
- Total Love
- Twilight Sisters (2009)
- Royal War
- Beyond Conspiracy (2009)
- Discovered (2010)
- Loyal Enemies (2010)
- Kingdom in Flames (2010)
- Paparazzi Eye In The Dark (2011)
- One Night In Vegas (2013)
- Skinned (2016)
- Cop’s Enemy (2017)
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