About Casper Van Dien
As for the day, Casper Van Dien net worth amounts to $6 million. The actor originates from an old Dutch family, which settled in New York area many years ago, and the street he has grew up in, Van Dien Avenue, was actually named after his grandfather. Both the grandfather we are talking about and Casper’s father were involved in the U.S. Military. The first of them was a Marine during the Second World War, while the later was United States Navy Commander and a fighter pilot. Hence, it is not surprising that Casper’s parents have encouraged him to enrolle at Admiral Farragut Academy, where he graduated third in command. The future millionaire has later continued his studies at the Florida State University, where he joined Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity and trained at boxing under the coach Eric Johnson
While living in Florida, Casper was nicknamed “Ken doll”, due to his handsome face and well-built body. And it was not only his peers at high school and university that found Van Dien similar to a famous doll. Later in his life, the actor was described as a “perfect life-size ken doll” by various writers. I could bet that his appearance has actually had a lot to do with the rapid growth of Casper van Dien net worth. But before you get jealous of Casper’s looks, you should know that it was not just about “good genes” and “gifts from God”. The actor has always worked hard to stay in shape and he still takes very good care of his body. Casper is quoted saying that he eats 5-7 meals and a couple of protein shakes every day to provide him with all the necessary nutrients. As you might already know, eating small portions of food at least five times per day, instead of having some three huge plates during the same period, is recommended by all the nutritionists and professional body builders. He also chooses the active forms of resting instead of just sitting in front of television with a bag of potato chips. The actor has mentioned that he scuba dives, plays football, basketball and sails.
Now as about Van Dien’s acting career, he made his movie debut in 1984, appearing on Revenge of the Nerds and went on to land reoccurring roles on Beverly Hills, 90210 and One Life to Live. In the second half of the 90s Casper starred on James Dean: Race with Destiny, science fiction action movie Starship Troopers and Tim Burton’s (who is one of Casper’s favorite movie directors) Sleepy Hollow. He has later return to the cinemas with Starship Troopers 3: Marauder and filmed for web series Mortal Combat: Legacy. Each of these projects has contributed to the growth of overall Casper Van Dien net worth.