What is Van Damme’s ethnicity?

His father is from Brussels and bilingual, and his mother is Flemish (Dutch-speaking). Van Damme was brought up Roman Catholic. His paternal grandmother was Jewish.

What is the bump on Van Damme forehead?

In “Double Impact,” both twins have this bump. It goes unexplained. Somebody kicked Van Damme there a long time ago. It’s a cyst now.

Is Jean Claude Van Damme a real martial artist?

A Shōtōkan karate master who had earned a black belt by the time of 18, Van Damme is also a highly-skilled kickboxer and former Mr. Belgium bodybuilding champion.

Does Van Damme have a black belt?

Jean-Claude Van Damme has practiced several forms of martial arts over the years, but his foundation is built on Shotokan karate, which he started learning at the age of 10 at a karate school that his father enrolled him in. He had a black belt by the time he was 18.