Casper Van Dien Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 24 Jun, 2021
Facts of Casper Van Dien
Date of Birth: 1968 , December-18
Age: 52 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Casper Van Dien
Birth Name Casper Robert Van Dien, Jr.
Father Casper Robert Van Dien, Sr.
Mother Diane Morrow
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Milton, Florida
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $ 6 million
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Brown
Face Color Fair
Weight in KG 74 kg
Famous for Beverly Hils, 90210
Married Yes
Married to Catherine Oxenberg (m. 1999), Carrie Mitchum (m. 1993)
Children Grace Van Dien, Cappy Van Dien, Maya Van Dien, Celeste Van Dien
Divorce Carrie Mitchum (m. 1997)
Education Admiral Farragut Academy
Awards Festival Prize Award 2015
Movies Starship Troopers
TV Show Patient Killer
Sisters Sudi Van Dien, Debbie Van Dien, Kristin Van Dien
Siblings Sudi Van Dien, Debbie Van Dien, Kristin Van Dien
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Casper Robert Van Dien Jr. an American actor is known best for his roles in movies Sleepy Hollow and on drama Beverly Hills, 90210. Dien worked in several movies and TV series from where he earned a good net worth. 

Regarding his personal life, Dien was married twice. He has two children from his first wife and two from the second wife.

Early Life And Education Of Casper Van Dien

Casper Van Dien was born Casper Robert Van Dien VI on the 18th of December, 1968 in a military family on Milton, Florida, to mother Diane Morrow and father Casper Robert Van Dien Sr. His father Casper was a U.S. Navy Commander and a fighter pilot and his grandfather were also a Marine during the 2nd world war and Casper Jr. has descended from a Dutch family settled in New York.

Dien is American as per nationality and his ancestry is Swedish, English, Native American, and French. His parents raised him in Ridgewood, New Jersey with his siblings, three sisters Sudi Van DienKristin Van Dien, and Debbie Van Dien. He then moved o Florid when he was older.

Regarding his academics, Dien studied from the St. Petersburg Campus of the Admiral Farragut Academy. He graduated 2nd in command and then enrolled in the Florida State University situated in Tallahassee. He was a member also of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.   

Casper Van Dien's Career - Movies And TV Series

Casper Van Dien pursued his career in acting after moving into Los Angeles and did various smaller roles in television and movies. His first roles include acting as Ty Moody on One Life to Live, a soap opera and also on the prime time, the famous drama entitled Beverly Hills, 90210. He was also involved in the video game Wing Commander IV.

Casper also starred on James Dean: Race with Destiny, a James Dean biopic. He also obtained a role of Paul Verhoeven’s science fiction film Starship Troopers as the role of Johnny Rico. His critical acclaim on these roles led him to be cast as Tarzan in Tarzan and the Lost City and as Brom von Brunt in the 1999 film Sleepy Hollow. He was cast next in the 2000 film Cutaway and in the NBC soap Titans. 2002’s The Rules of Attraction portrayed him as Patrick Bateman. He appeared next on the 2008 video game Starship Troopers 3: Marauder and replaced Matt Mullins for the web series Mortal Kombat: Legacy.

Casper Van Dien's Net Worth

Casper, who belongs to a celebrated family, has a net worth of 6 million dollars. His acting roles seem to have diminished over time but his previous acting roles have earned him a lot of fans around the world. His biography can also be found on sites like the wiki.

Movies Budget Box Office Collection IMDB Rating Cast Members
The Omega Code (1999) $7.2 million $12.6 million 3.5 Michael York, Catherine Oxenberg, and Michael Ironside.
Sleepy Hollow (1999) $70-$100 million $207 million 7.4 Tom Mison, Nicole Beharie, and Lyndie Greenwood.
The Rules of Attraction (2002) $4 million $11,819,244 6.7 Ian Somerhalder, Shannyn Sossamon, and Jessica Biel.
The Pact (2012) $400k $7.2 million 5.8 Caity Lotz, Haley Hudson, and Mark Steger.

According to some sources, a TV star makes an average salary that ranges from $150k to $1 million.

Casper Van Dien's Personal Life

Casper Van Dien was married to the granddaughter of Robert Mitchum, Carrie Mitchum in 1993. They have two children Caroline Grace Van Dien and Cappy Van Dien together. After their divorce in 1997, Van Dien holds full custody of his daughter.

Actress Catherine Oxenburg and Van Dien were acquainted while filming the 1999 movie The Collectors and started dating. Catherine, the daughter of Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia became his wife on 8th May 1999 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Lifetime Television channel’s reality series I Married a Princess also portrayed them. The couple has daughters Maya Van Dien and Celeste Alma Vana Dien together. They are next in the line of succession for the British Throne. The couple is ambassadors for Childhelp, a nonprofit organization.

CAPTION: Casper Van Dien with his ex-wife,Catherine Oxenburg. SOURCE: Daily Mail

The relationship between them did not last long and divorced in 2015.