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Connecticut-born James Van Der Beek is a talented actor.

Relationship Facts of James Van Der Beek

James Van Der Beek is married to Kimberly Brook {Compare Couple}.
James Van Der Beek married on August 01, 2010.
💑 Anniversary in 55 days 💑
He is father of Five (Olivia, Joshua, Emilia, Annabel Leah, and Gwendolyn).
James Van Der Beek is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Is James Van Der Beek married twice? Who is his current partner?

James Van Der Beek is married as of now. He has been married twice in his life. Currently, he is married to Kimberly Brook.

She is a business consultant. The couple tied the knot on August 1, 2010.

The marital ceremony took place at the Kabbalah Center near Dizengoff Plaza in Tel Aviv, Israel.

They are happily living enjoying each other’s company and have five children together.

They are daughters; Olivia, Gwendolyn, Emilia, and Annabel Leah, and a son Joshua.

Before this marriage, he was married to actress, Heather McComb. They got married on July 5, 2003.

But things didn’t work out between them and they separated in April 2009.

After filing for divorce on November 20, 2009, they finally got divorced on March 31, 2010.

The divorce was finally enforced on June 3, 2010.

Who is James Van Der Beek?

James Van Der Beek is a talented actor. He is active in the acting industry since 1993.

Presently, he is a prominent figure in the media for appearing in the Warner Bros. TV series, “Dawson’s Creek”.

He played the character of Dawson Leery in the series.

Additionally, he is also famous for starring as a fictionalized version of himself in a sitcom, “Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23”.

James Van Der Beek: Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Ethnicity, Nationality

James Van Der Beek was born in the city of Cheshire in the state of Connecticut on March 8, 1977.

He possesses American nationality and his ethnicity is Dutch.

His birth name is James David Van Der Beek. He was born to his parents, Melinda Weber, and James William Van Der Beek.

His father was a former professional baseball pitcher and an executive of a cellular phone company.

And his mother was a former dancer and gymnastics teacher. He belongs to Dutch descent from his father’s side.

He was interested in acting from a young age.

Education, School/College University

As per his education or academic achievement, he attended some high school.

Afterward, he attended Drew University for further education.

James Van Der Beek: Professional Life, Career

James moved to New York City at the age of 15 to pursue an acting career.

The next year in 1993, he made his acting debut in Edward Albee’s play, “Finding the Sun”.

He also acted in another play named, “Shenandoah”.

In 1993, he also made his TV debut in an episode of a TV series, “Clarissa Explains It All”.

Afterward, in 1995, he was featured in another TV series, “As the World Turns”. He kept on playing minor roles and waiting for his opportunity.

Consequently, he joined the cast of “Dawson’s Creek” and played the main role from 1998 to 2003.

Afterward, his fame rose to the top level after he played the role of Dawson Leery in that series.

Contrary to TV, he made his debut in film in a 1995 film, “Angus”.

Additionally, he starred in movies like, “Texas Rangers”, “Stolen”, “Varsity Blues”, “The rules of Attraction”, and others.

Similarly, he was featured in several TV projects like, “Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23”, “CSI: Cyber”, and others.

James Van Der Beek
Caption: James Van Der Beek with his family ( Source: Stars offline )

James Van Der Beek: Salary and Net Worth($8 m)

As of 2022, he has a net worth of $8 million but his salary is not revealed yet.

James Van Der Beek: Rumors, Controversy/Scandal

James focuses on his career and avoids media controversies.

Presently, there are no rumors that surround his personal or professional life.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

James Van Der Beek has a height of 6 feet and weighs 75kg.

His hair color is golden brown and his eye color is blue. His shoe size is 10.5(US).

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

James Van Der Beek is currently active in social media. He uses Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

He has more than 460.9k followers on Facebook, over 285.6k followers on Twitter, and over 965k followers on Instagram.

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