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David Claessen

ashma Published On Wed Dec 29 2021   Modified On Wed Dec 29 2021
David Claessen

Facts of David Claessen

Full NameDavid Claessen
First NameDavid
Last NameClaessen
Birth CityHaarlem
Birth CountryNetherlands
Gender IdentityMale
Marital StatusDivorced
SpouseWhoopi Goldberg
FilmographyLove Songs,Make It Happen,The Rosa Parks Story
EducationNetherlands Films Academy
Networth$700 k
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Date of BirthMarch 6,1959
Age65 years


    Body and Relation Status of David Claessen

    What is David Claessen marital status ?Divorced
    Who is David Claessen married with?Whoopi Goldberg

    Dutch cinematographer, producer and director, David Claessen is one of the popular faces of the Hollywood entertainment industry. He is known for his work in The Rosa Parks Story and Diary of a Mad Black Woman. Besides, he is also recognized for being the ex-husband of Whoopi Goldberg, an American actress and TV host.

    Early Life And Parents

    David Claessen was born in 1959 in Haarlem, Netherlands. The 62 years old producer celebrates his birthday on 6 March every year. He holds Dutch nationality and was born under the birth sign Pisces.

    The director does not open much up to the public. His past life is a mystery. The details regarding his parents and siblings are missing. He studied at Netherlands Films Academy in Amsterdam.

    The cinematographer has brown eyes and grey hair. He wears eyeglasses.

    What Is His Current Relationship Status?

    The Rosa Parks Story star is probably single as there is no information regarding his current relationship status. Also, he isn't spotted with anyone in recent times.

    However, he was married before. He tied the knot with Taiye Selasi, an British- American writer and photographer, in 2013. They separated in 2015 immediately after two years of marriage. 

    Also, Chaessen was in a martial relationship with Karen Green from 1992- 2002. Similarly, his first wife is Whoopi Goldberg. The ex duo tied the knot in 1986. He met Whoopi just after shifting to the United States from the Netherlands. Sadly, the duo separated in 1988. Also, there is no information regarding their kids.

    His ex-wife, Whoopi Goldberg, is a popular American actress and comedian. She had won Emmy Award, a Grammy Award, an Academy Award and a Tony Award for her great showbiz journey.

    Rise to Stardom

    David has been active in the showbiz industry since 1981. He was interested in making his career in the entertainment industry, so he studied films. Before officially starting his film career, he filmed documentaries and short movies.

    David Claessen with his friends
    David Claessen with his friends
    SOURCE: Instagram @david.claessen

    His movie credits are The Telephone, The Rosa Parks Story, Diary a Mad Black Woman, Make it Happen, Getting In, Back to School Mom, Love Songs, Every Dog Has Its Day, An Evil Town among others.

    His Net Worth In 2021

    David Claessen's net worth is actually not disclosed in the media. However, many tabloids have reported that the director is a millionaire and has a net worth of $1 million. He earns $150 thousand annually. His earnings as a director might be around $71680.

    Talking about his ex-wife's net worth, Whoopi has around $60 Million with an estimated annual salary of $8 Million. The legendary actress maintains a lavish lifestyle.