James Van Der Beek Height Weight Age Net Worth

James Van Der Beek

James Van Der Beek
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Birth Date

March 8, 1977


45 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color



6 ft 0 in | 183 cm

Net Worth

$8 Million


74 kg | 163 lbs

Shoe size

10.5 US | 44 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

James William Van Der Beek was born in Cheshire, Connecticut, United States, on March 8, 1977, is an American actor.

Young James Van Der Beek first started acting in his school production of "Grease" in role as Danny Zuko, at the age of 13.

He made his big screen debut in animated fantasy adventure film Castle in the Sky (1986) in voice role as Pazu.

He got his television debut in teen sitcom Clarissa Explains It All (1993) in episode "Alter Ego", in role as Paulie.

James's breakthrough performance came as Dawson Leery in The WB teen drama television series Dawson's Creek (1998-2003).

He landed his professional off-Broadway debut in a play "Finding the Sun", at the age of 16.

James Van Der Beek Height and Weight

How tall is James Van Der Beek and what is his weight? James Van Der Beek's height is 6' 0" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 183 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 163 іn pоunds or 74 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

James Van Der Beek Age

James Van Der Beek is 45 years old.

James Van Der Beek Net Worth

James Van Der Beek net worth is around 8 million dollars.

Best Movies

He won the MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Male Performance and a Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Breakout Star also was nominated for a Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor – Newcomer (Internet Only) for his role as Jonathon "Mox" Moxon in coming-of-age sports comedy drama film Varsity Blues (1999).

He won the MTV Movie Award for Best Cameo in a Movie for his role as Dawson Leery in slasher parody film Scary Movie (2001).

He won the San Diego Film Festival Award for Best Actor for his role as Jake Kelly in political thriller movie Formosa Betrayed (2009).

Angus (1995) coming-of-age comedy opposite Charlie Talbert and Ariana Richards

Harvest (1998) drama with Jeffrey DeMunn and Mary McCormack

Texas Rangers (2001) action Western opposite Ashton Kutcher and Alfred Molina

The Rules of Attraction (2002) black comedy drama with Shannyn Sossamon and Ian Somerhalder

The Plague (2006) horror opposite Ivana Milicevic and Dee Wallace

Taken in Broad Daylight (2009) thriller with Sara Canning and LeVar Burton

Stolen (2009) mystery opposite Josh Lucas and Jon Hamm

Labor Day (2013) drama with Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin

He played Rocky DeSantos / Red Ranger in superhero fan short film Power/Rangers (2015).

Downsizing (2017) science fiction comedy drama opposite Matt Damon and Christoph Waltz

Jay and Silent Bob Reboot (2019) buddy comedy in role as Himself

Bad Hair (2020) satirical comedy horror with Jay Pharoah and Lena Waithe

Best TV Shows

He was nominated for the Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actor for his role as Dawson Leery in The WB teen drama television series Dawson's Creek (1998-2003).

He was nominated for the Teen Choice Award for Choice TV: Male Scene Stealer for his role as James Van Der Beek in ABC sitcom Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 (2012-2013).

One Tree Hill (2008-2009) The WB drama series in role as Adam Reese

The Storm (2009) NBC science fiction disaster miniseries in role as Dr. Jonathan Kirk

Mercy (2010) NBC medical drama series in role as Dr. Joe Briggs

Friends with Better Lives (2014) CBS sitcom in role as Will Stokes

CSI: Cyber (2015-2016) CBS police procedural drama series in role as Elijah Mundo

Carters Get Rich (2017) situation comedy series in role as Trent Zebrisky

He co-created, wrote and starred in role as Diplo in Viceland comedy television series What Would Diplo Do? (2017).

He voiced Boris Hauntley in Disney's comedy horror animated children's television series Vampirina (2017-2021).

Pose (2018) FX drama series in role as Matt


Studied at Drew University.

Has younger brother, Jared and younger sister, Juliana

Has Dutch, German and English ancestry.

Lives in New York City.


He was married to actress Heather McComb (2003-2010).

He married business consultant Kimberly Brook in 2010, they have four daughters: Olivia, Annabel, Emilia, Gwendolyn and two sons: Joshua, Jeremiah.

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