Jean-Claude Van Damme and Wife to Divorce for a Second Time

The wife of Jean-Claude Van Damme has filed for divorce.

Gladys Portugues filed for divorce in Los Angeles County Superior Court on March 18th. She is seeking spousal support.

The couple originally married in 1987 and ended their marriage in 1992. Van Damme and Portugues subsequently remarried in 1999. They have 2 adult children.

“The Muscles from Brussels” has been married 5 times to 4 different women: Maria Rodriguez from 1980 to 1984, Cynthia Derderian from 1985 to 1986, Gladys Portugues from 1987 to 1992, Darcy LaPier from 1994 to 1997, and Gladys Portugues since 1999.

Source:, “Jean-Claude Van Damme Divorce – Expendables 5 – The Wife Strikes Back,” March 20, 2015