CLAIM TO FAME:
Van Vicker started out as a radio and TV personality, however, it was his role as Rag in the hit movie Beyoncé that launched his acting career, made him a household name and one of the most recognized African actors.
Everything about Vicker radiates s*x appeal, from his masculine and sensual gestures to his muscled physic; he exemplifies s*x symbol to a tea. With that hard sculpted abs and all so luscious lips, he has got practically all the women swooning over him.
Joseph Van Vicker was born August 1, 1977 to a Ghanaian/Liberian mother and a Dutch father. Vicker lost his father at the tender age of six; as a result he developed a very close relationship with his mother, whom he calls his hero.
Vicker attended Mfantsipim Secondary School in Cape Coast. He made his first onscreen appearance in the TV series Sun City, in which he was cast as LeRoy King, Jr. Vicker’s first movie was Divine Love where he played a supporting role, however, it was his role as male romantic lead in the movie Beyoncé that instantly established him as a star actor.
Vicker has starred in over twenty movies so far.Vicker is a multi award winner these include a GMA for best male actor 2006, Best Male Actor, 2007 1st DJ Awards, Bronx, NY (honouree), Annual Movie Awards, NY (honouree) Best Male Actor and was nominated for Best Lead Actor and Best Upcoming Actor at the 2008 Africa Movie Academy Awards.
In addition to acting, Vicker runs an advertising agency and event management company and unis*x barber shop. Van has also set up a foundation, the Van Vicker Foundation which reaches out to up and coming actors tap their talents and giving them a shot at achieving their dreams as actors/actresses.
Van Vicker is married to Adjoa Vicker, the couple have two daughters J-dyl, three and J-ian, one.
“God knew my destiny and just gave me the perfect one.”-Van Vicker
“I was blown away but I TRY NOT TO LET IT GET TO MY HEAD! I think it is a blessing for me and I thank the people who have made me what I am.”-Van Vicker
Beyoncé the President’s Daughter
The Return of Beyoncé
Slave to Lust
Darkness of Sorrow, etc