James Van Der Beek
James Van Der Beek
Real Name/Full Name James Van Der Beek
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: James Van Der Beek
Birth Place: Cheshire, Connecticut, U.S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: March 8, 1977
Age/How Old: 47 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
Weight: In Kilograms – 74 Kg
In Pounds – 163 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – James William
Mother – Melinda Van Der Beek
Siblings: Julian and Jared Van Der Beek
School: Cheshire Academy
College: Drew University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Kimberly Brook
Kids/Children Name: Olivia, Joshua, Annabel, Amelia, and Gwendolyn
Profession: Actor
Net Worth: $10 million
Last Updated: April 2024

James Van Der Beek is a popular American actor who is best known for appearing in the television series Dawson’s Creek. He has also appeared in Varsity Blues as Johnny “Mox” Moxon. In his career, he has appeared in multiple films and TV shows. Van Der Beek is the winner of multiple awards.

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Biography and Early Life

James David Van Der Beek was born on March 8, 1977, in Cheshire, Connecticut. He is the son of James William and Melinda Van Der Beek. His father works in a cellular phone company, and his mother was a gymnastics teacher. His siblings are Julian and Jared Van Der Beek.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is James Van Der Beek in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, James Van Der Beek’s age is 47 years old as of today’s date 13th April 2024 having been born on 8 March 1977. Though, he is 6′ 00″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 163 lbs in Pound and 74 kg in Kilograms.


The actor has attended the Cheshire Academy. He was passionate about acting from a very young age. It was his mother who recruited an agent for professional acting. At just 16 years old, Van Der Beek made his off-Broadway debut. When still in school, he has performed in many musicals. James Van Der Beek went to Drew University by receiving a scholarship. However, to pursue a career in acting, he dropped out soon.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

James Van Der Beek With Wife Kimberly Van Der Beek
James Van Der Beek With Wife Kimberly Van Der Beek

In 2003 James Van Der Beek got married to Heather McComb. Their relationship came to an end in 2009. In 2010, he got married to Kimberly Brook, who works as a business consultant. They have five children named Olivia, Joshua, Annabel, Amelia, and Gwendolyn. They were expected to have a sixth child. However, his wife suffered from a miscarriage. He currently lives with his family in Texas.

Is James Van Der Beek Gay?

James Van Der Beek is a father of five children. To call him gay or bisexual will be very unfair. His sexual orientation is very straight as he has been married twice.

Professional Career

He started his career by appearing on stage. James Van Der Beek has performed at the Signature Theatre Company and Goodspeed Opera House. Following his college, he also performed at Vineyard Theater. He made his film debut by voicing in Castle in the Sky in 1986. His film role came in 1995 in Angus. In 1999, he was seen in the movie Varsity Blues. The 2000s saw him in films like The Plague, Final Draft, and Formosa Betrayed. He then appeared as Adam Nova in The Big Bang in 2010. His other films roles include Labor Day, Downsizing, and Bad Hair.

In television, Van Der Beek first appeared in an episode of Clarissa Explains It All in 1993. In 1995, he appeared in three episodes of As the World Turns. From 1998 to 2003, he pantomimed the role of Dawson Leery in Dawson’s Creek. The actor has also appeared in the miniseries, The Storm.

He then became the main cast of Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23. In 2014, he was seen as Will Stokes in Friends with Better Lives. He has also been the main cast of CSI: Cyber, Carters Get Rich and Pose. In 2019, he became a contestant of Dancing with the Stars.


In 1999, James Van Der Beek won the Teen Choice Award for his role in Varsity Blues. He is also the winner of the 2015 Streamy Award. In 2000, the actor received a nomination for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award. He is also a two-time winner of the MTV Movie Award. For his role in Formosa Betrayed, he won the San Diego Film Festival Award in the category of “best actor”.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of James Van Der Beek in 2024

James Van Der Beek Net Worth
James Van Der Beek Net Worth

As of 2024, The estimated net worth of James Van Der Beek is $10 million. He has appeared in the main cast in multiple TV shows. Van Der Beek has also lent his voice in Vampirina since 2017. He is a very talented person and started his career at a young age. In his career, he has appeared in multiple films and TV shows. Additionally, he was the writer and co-creator of What Would Diplo Do?. He has also starred in many TV films. The actor has been in the short films Power/Rangers and The Magic Bracelet.

To have a career in acting, James Van Der Beek dropped out of college. This was his passion for the camera that he became a popular actor. He proved that he is a capable actor and appeared as the main character in multiple TV shows. Van Der Beek has also won many awards.


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