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Van Vicker: Ghanaian Actor From "Darkness of Sorrow" | Know Him Better

aisha Published On Tue Jun 23 2020   Modified On Tue Jun 23 2020
Van Vicker: Ghanaian Actor From "Darkness of Sorrow" | Know Him Better

Van Vicker is best known for his character in 'Darkness of Sorrow' as Charles is a Ghanaian actor. he is well-recognized by his work in 'Princess Tyra' as Kay, 'Broken Tears' as Ben, and 'The Return of Beyonce' as Raj.

Vicker was born on August 1, 1977, in Ghana and has a stage sign of Leo. His mother is a Ghanaian/ Liberian while his father was a Dutch who died when Vicker was six years old. Here are some more interesting facts about Vicker:

Net Worth: $3 million

'One Night In Vegas' actor Van Vicker has gathered a whopping net worth of $5 million from his varied career as an actor, producer, and director. He also has earned his wealth through his production company Sky + Orange Productions. 

Picture of Van Vicker.
Picture of Van Vicker who is worth $3 million.
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Wife: Adjoa Vicker

Vicker and his wife Adjoa Vicker met each other in secondary school and were friends since then. Later the pair decided to turn their friendship into relationship and after dating for some time. 

The pair then decided to get married and tied their knot on October 16, 2003, and are together for over seventeen years in 2020. From their several years of married life they are blessed with three children.

Van Vicker with his wife Adjoa Vicker.
Van Vicker with his wife Adjoa Vicker.
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Blessed With Three Children

Van and Adjoa are blessed with three children: two daughters named J'dyl Vicker and Vj Van Vicker and son named J-ian Vicker. 

Van Vicker with his three children wearing a mask.
Van Vicker with his three children wearing a mask.
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Many sources claims that Vicker has a total of five children three from Adjoa and other two from his previous marriage. But however, on J'dyal's 14th birthday he captioned "Happy birthday my ONLY second daughter, lol." which whom he referred to J'dyl and Vj Van. However, these information has neither been claimed nor been denied by the actor. 

Started His Career Through Radio

Rocky from 'I Hate Women' started his career in the entertainment world through a television personality in TV3 Ghana from 1997-1999. Then in radio as a presenter at Groove 106.3 fm from 1999-2000 and in Vibe 91.9fm from 2001-2004, has also appeared in Metro TV from 2000-2004. 

Picture of Van Vicker in 'A Time To Heal'.
Picture of Van Vicker in 'A Time To Heal'.
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Then he got his first debut role in a movie as a supporting character in 'Divine Love' with the fellow actors Jackie Appiah and Majid Michel. Before starring in movie, Vicker has acted in a television series, Suncity where he portrayed the character of LeRoy King Jr.

Has Won Six Awards

Vicker has been nominated for thirteen awards throughout his career but among them he has won six awards till now. In 2009, he won an Afro-Hollywood Award for Best Actor (African film category), Pan African Film Festival Award for Africa Channel's Creative Achievement in 2011. 

Then in 2012, he won Nafca Award for Best Comedy Movie in 'Joni Waka', 2013 Ghana Movie Awards for Best Actor in 'Joni Waka', Pyprus Magazine Screen Actors Awards for Best International Actor, and KumaWood Awards for Best Collaboration in 'Broni W'awu'.

Breakthrough In Nollywood

Ikenga from 'Gold Dust Ikenga' has acted in numerous movies in Nollywood alongside different actors like Tonto Dikeh, Stephanie Okereke, Chika Ike, Mercy Johnson, and Jim Iyke. 

Likewise, his breakthrough was from the movie 'My Soul Mate' and since then he has given amazing movies like 'The Kingdom and Against the law', 'Heart of Fire', 'The Joy of a Prince', 'Discovered', and so on.

A picture of Van Vicker the Nollywood actor.
A picture of Van Vicker the Nollywood actor.
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CEO of Sky + Orange Productions

Vicker is the CEO of Sky + Orange Productions, a film production house, since 2008. He has produced, directed, and starred in five films from the production. Vicker has also provided various facilities through his production company where the latest entrepreneurship venture is amended and students are also trained by acting professionals.

Social Media Presence

As for his social media presence, Vicker is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. He has gained around 821k followers on Insta with the username 'iam_vanvicker'. Likewise, he has gathered 31.9k followers on Twitter with the username 'iam_vanvicker' and 241,596 followers on Facebook with the name 'officialvanvicker'.

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