Ghanaian Celebrities Biography: Van Vicker

Van Vicker’s Biography


Joseph Van Vicker was born on 1st of August 1997. He is currently aged 38 (as at 2016). He was born by a Ghanaian Liberian mother and a father from Dutch. His father passed away when he was at the tender age of six. He had only his mother to lean on in his childhood. Vicker started his career in a Television station in Ghana (1997-1999). He later worked as a presenter in two different radio stations. He started his career as an actor actively in year 2004.


He attended secondary school in Ghana, at the prestigious Mfantsipim School after which he took courses in Marketing

Popular roles: Vicker has acted in several movies and has played humble, action-filled and sexy roles in which he demonstrated his romantic style.

Breakout movies:

  • Mummy’s Daughter (2006)
  • Divine Love (2004)
  • Beyoncé: The President’s Daughter (2004)

Popular movies:

  • Corporate Maid (2007
  • Princess Tyra (2007)
  • Royal Battle (2007)
  • I Hate Women (2006)

Recent movies:

  • Skinned (2016)
  • Unstable Marriage (2015)
  • Sound of My Life (2015)
  • One Night in Vegas (2013)


  • (Best African Actor) 2009 Afro Hollywood Awards
  • (Best Year Actor) 2012 Ghana Movie Awards
  • (Best Actor in a Leading Role) 2012 Ghana Movie Awards


Van Vicker was faced with an accusation in 2010. It was said that he had been disrespectful to some of the movie stars in the industry including Ramsey Nouah and Desmond Elliot. As if that was not enough, also, sometime ago, he had a clash with the popular actress, Tonto Dike. The fight attracted online comments and opinions. In addition, Van has been accused of dating Nadia (another actress), an allegation which he absolutely denied. These were some of the controversial moments of Van Vicker.

Social profiles:

  • Van Vicker’s Facebook: Van Vicker
  • Van Vicker’s Instagram: @Iam_vanvicker
  • Van Vicker’s Twitter: @RealVanVicker
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