Jeroen van Koningsbrugge - Biography
Last Modified: Aug 24, 2020
|Born on :||September 3, 1973 (age 47)|
|Birth Name /
|Jeroen Bernardus Jozef Nicolaas van Koningsbrugge|
|Birth Place:||Roosendaal, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands|
|University:||Maastricht Theatre School, Kleinkunst Academy|
|Married Date:||August 18, 2005|
|Wife's Name:||Marie-Claire Witlox|
Salomon Elvis (son)
|Height:||1.85 meter (6 feet 1 inch)|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is Jeroen van Koningsbrugge?
Jeroen van Koningsbrugge is an actor, comedian, singer, director, presenter by profession and Dutch by nationality. He is best known for a satirical television programme called Neonletters, De Lama's and Draadstaal and the band Jurk, along with Dennis van de Ven.
Jeroen van Koningsbrugge: Age, Family, Education
Jeroen van Koningsbrugge’s birth took place on 3 September 1973 in Roosendaal, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands. He was born as Jeroen Bernardus Jozef Nicolaas van Koningsbrugge.
He studied at Toneelschool in Maastricht (the Maastricht Theatre School) and the Kleinkunst Academy (Arts Academy). Aside from these, information on his parents, siblings, childhood, and family are scarce.
His ethnicity is Dutch.
Jeroen van Koningsbrugge: Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce
Van Koningsbrugge is a happily married man. He married his longtime girlfriend Marie-Claire Witlox on 18 August 2005. He and his wife have welcomed two children together.
The couple’s first child, son Salomon Elvis was born on 5 July 2007 while their daughter Valerie Jones was born on 20 July 2010.
It was reported in 2016 that Jeroen van Koningsbrugge and his family had a short vacation in Los Angeles before indulging himself in two years of work. As of 2019, the couple is living together without no rumors of extra-marital affairs or divorce.
Jeroen van Koningsbrugge: Career
As a young child, Jeroen van Koningsbrugge loved music and by the age of 18, he was already playing in a band.
While in his fourth year at Kleinkunst Academy, he auditioned for TV series IC. He worked in the series for a total of three seasons, portraying the role of Harry Peeters. This was followed by minor roles in Baantjer, Koppels / Midlife Crisis, Sprint while also appearing in commercials.
van Koningsbrugge started his career in theatre in 1999. There he performed in numerous plays with the theatre groups including Christ Superstars and Hamlet, which was awarded Gouden Gids Publieksprijs in 1998.
Source: eenjurk (Jeroen van Koningsbrugge, Dennis van de Ven)
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He has also starred in the theatre production of Theu Boermans, Gilamesh, among others. On TV, he has worked in De Lama's, Ik hou van Holland, Iedereen is Gek op Jack, Luke and Lucy: The Texas Rangers (2009), Links.
Others include Loft (2010), Force (2014), The Surprise (2015), Heaven On Earth, Clean Hands (2015), Riphagen (2016), Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019).
Jeroen van Koningsbrugge also has had minor appearances in programs such as Tussen De Oren, Cannibals, Men Men, Brainstorm and Let Me Not Laugh.
As a musician
Moreover, Dennis van de Ven and Jeroen van Koningsbrugge have written and performed in their own comedy sketch show Neonletters, and musical debut JURK!.
The duo has also released album Avondjurk (Evening Gown) which went gold selling over one hundred thousand copies which was followed by very successful tours in over 50 theatres nationwide.
He was also the lead singer of the rock band Zeus along with bandmates- drummer Paul Jansen, guitarist Roy Jansen, and bassist Bob Gerritsen. They have released two albums to date- Bad signs (2005) and '07 (2007).
Jeroen van Koningsbrugge: Awards, Nominations
Jeroen van Koningsbrugge has been awarded the prestigious Rembrandt Award for best actor for in 2010 film, two Zilveren Televizier Ster awards, etc.
Jeroen van Koningsbrugge: Net Worth, Salary
Van Koningsbrugge’s net worth and salary are still under review.
Jeroen van Koningsbrugge: Social Media
On social media, he is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. He also has an official webpage and a YouTube channel.
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