During her time in Hollywood, actress Cynthia Derderian was very popular with men. In fact, she even dated Jean-Claude Van Damme for a time. But, she later ended the relationship because he was cheating on her.
Jean-Claude Van Damme’s first marriage
During his lifetime, Jean-Claude Van Damme has married five times. The first time he married Maria Rodriguez in 1980, the second time he married Cynthia Derderian in 1985, the third time he married Darcy LaPier in 1994, and the fourth time he married Gladys Portugues in 1999.
In the first marriage, the couple had a son, Nicolas Van Varenberg, born in 1995. Nicolas inherited his father’s love for martial arts. But the couple’s marriage didn’t last long. They divorced in 1987. The couple then reconciled two years later.
Then he met Darcy LaPier, a seductive brunette beauty contest winner from the Hawaiian Islands. They met at a carpet store, and they got married in the same year. The couple had a son together, and they were photographed together in a variety of risky positions. They were married for three years. However, they divorced in 1997.
After that, he married Darcy LaPier again. The couple had a son, Nicolas Van Varenberg, and a daughter, Bianca Brigitte Van Varenberg.
Jean-Claude Van Damme’s relationship with Gladys Portugues
Despite the fact that Jean-Claude Van Damme and Gladys Portugues have been divorced, the couple still has a strong relationship. They have been together since 1999. The couple had two children, Kristopher and Bianca, together.
The two grew closer in love as time passed. In May 2015, the couple reunited again. They filmed an episode of the reality show Behind Closed Doors. In the episode, Jean-Claude and Gladys laugh at each other. Gladys wants to no longer use Jean-Claude’s real last name. She said that she has a lot in common with Van Damme.
Gladys Portugues is a fitness model and former bodybuilder. She has appeared on the cover of many bodybuilding magazines. She is also an author. She has published two books, Hard Bodies and Hard Bodies Express. She has more than 35,000 followers on Instagram. She lives in Los Angeles.
She has a net worth of $5 million. She has a handsome face, mesomorphic body, and black hair. Her personality is outstanding. She is also known as ‘The Tigress’.