This article covers Van Vicker biography, net worth, source of income, movies, awards, age, date of birth, business, and all you need to know about the actor.
Van Vicker Biography
Joseph Van Vicker, better known as Van Vicker, is a Ghanaian actor, movie director, and humanitarian who was born on August 1, 1977, in Accra, Ghana on to a Ghanaian/ Liberian mother and a Dutch father. He is the CEO of Sky + Orange production, a film production house. His father died when he was six years old.
He has often cited in interviews that he considers himself a global citizen as he was raised all over the world by his mother. Due to the early death of his father, Vicker has stated that he is very close to his mother, and considers her his hero. Vicker attended Mfantsipim School, along with fellow actor Majid Michel.
Van Vicker started out in the entertainment world in radio as a presenter at Groove 106.3 fm (1999–2000) and Vibe 91.9 fm (2001–2004) and as a television personality for TV3 Ghana (1997–1999) & Metro TV (2000–2004), Vicker appeared in the Ghanaian television series Sun city, which depicted university life.
He played the character of LeRoy King Jr., a Fine Arts student born in the U.S. who arrives at Sun city to complete his education. The series ran for a total of 10 episodes.
Van 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. He married to LaRika Van Vicker, and they currently have five children, one daughter and son from their marriage and two daughters, and a son from Van Vicker’s previous marriage.
Van Vicker Movies
He has featured in several movies, including; Divine Love, Beyonce: The President’s Daughter, Darkness of Sorrow, Mummy’s Daughter, The Return of Beyonce, American Boy, I Hate Women, Innocent Soul, In the Eyes of My Husband, Princess Tyra, Royal Battle, Slave to Lust, Wedlock of the Gods, Broken Tears, Corporate Maid, Friday Night, Jealous Princess, River of Tears, Total Love, wilight Sisters, Royal War, Beyond Conspiracy, Discovered, Loyal Enemies, Kingdom in Flames, Paparazzi Eye In The Dark, One Night In Vegas, The Heart Breaker’s Revenge, Skinned, Cop’s Enemy, and Day After Death.
Van Vicker Awards
He has won several awards, including;
- Best Actor (African film category) at the Afro-Hollywood Award in 2009
- Africa Channel’s Creative Achievement Award at the Pan African Film Festival in 2011
- Best Comedy Movie at the 2012 Nafca Awards
- Best Actor (Local Film) at the 2013 Ghana Movie Awards
- Best International Actor at the 2013 Pyprus Magazine Screen Actors Awards
- Best Collaboration at the 2016 KumaWood Awards
Van Vicker Net Worth
Van Vicker net worth is estimated at 3 million. His source of income comes from his acting career and other business, including a clothing line.