Van Vicker, born Joseph Van Vicker is a Ghanaian actor.

He was born on the 1st of August, 1977. He is 43 years old.

Van Vicker
Van Vicker

He has received two nominations for “Best Actor in a Leading Role” and “Best Upcoming Actor” at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2008.

This post takes us through a brief profile of the Actor.

Van Vicker Full Name

He was born Joseph Van Vicker but is simply called Van Vicker.

Van Vicker
Van Vicker

Van Vicker Age

He was born on the 1st of August, 1977. He is 43 years old.

Van Vicker Early Life

Van was born to a Liberian mother and a father from the Netherlands. His father passed when he was only six years of age.

Van Vicker
Van Vicker

He considers himself a global citizen as he was raised all over the world by his mother.

Vicker is also an alumnus of Mfantsipim School, alongside fellow actor Majid Michel.

Van Vicker Personal Life

Van Vicker is married to LaRika Van Vicker and they both have five children, a daughter and son and two daughters, and a son from Van’s previous marriage.

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Van Vicker Career

Vicker began on radio as a presenter at Groove 106.3 FM from 1999 to 2000 and Vibe 91.9 FM from 2001 to 2004. He then joined  TV3 Ghana and Metro TV as a presenter.

Van Vicker
Van Vicker

He got the opportunity to appear in the Ghanaian television series Suncity, where he played the character of LeRoy King Jr., a Fine Arts student born in the U.S. who arrives at Suncity to complete his education. 

He then did his first film Divine Love as a supporting character. This film coincidentally was also the debut roles for the actress and actor Jackie Appiah and Majid Michel who were cast in the female and male lead respectively.

Vicker is usually cast as the male romantic lead, often alongside actresses Jackie Appiah and Nadia Buari.

Van Vicker
Van Vicker

He is often compared to fellow Ghanaian actor Majid Michel and Nigerian Ramsey Nouah.

He has appeared in numerous Nollywood films alongside prominent Nollywood actors, including Tonto Dikeh, Mercy Johnson, Stephanie Okereke, Chika Ike, and Jim Iyke.

His Nollywood movies include; My Soul Mate, Heart of Fire, Popular King, Gambling with Marriage, Harvest of Love, Stolen Will, The Joy of a Prince, Discovered, The Kingdom and Against the law.

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Van Vicker
Van Vicker
Vicker on the set of Australian film Cop’s Enemy with Prema Smith and John K-ay

He has directed, starred in, and produced five films under his Sky + Orange Productions since 2008.

2012 was the biggest year for his production house, earning him the NAFCA Best Actor and Director Awards for his comedy movie, Joni Waka.

Van Vicker
Van Vicker

Vicker has been recognized by many award schemes in Ghana and Africa as a whole, they include the Ghana Movie Awards, ACRAG awards and the Nollywood Academy Films Critics’ Awards.

In 2009, he won the Best African Caribbean Actor and Best Actor African American and in 2011, he won the Pan African creative actor.

He won the Best International Actor award at the Papyrus Magazine Screen Actors Awards (PAMSAA) 2013, which was held in Abuja, Nigeria.

Van Vicker
Van Vicker

Van Vicker Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

His official Instagram username is @iam_vanvicker. He is known on Twitter as @iam_vanvicker. His Facebook account is simply Van Vicker.

source: www.wikipedia.org