James David Biography, Career, Age, Height, Affairs & Net Worth

James David Biography

James David was born on March 8, 1977, in Cheshire, Connecticut, U.S. He is an American actor. His full name is James David Van Der Beek. Similarly, he is widely recognized for playing the role of Dawson Leery in Dawson’s Creek.

Age, Height, Weight & Measurements

As per his birth date, he is 44 years old as of 2021. He stands at a height of 6 feet 0 inch and weighs around 75 Kg. Additionally, he has a well-maintained physique and has attractive looks with blue eyes and blonde hair.

Relationship Status

Talking about his relationship status and past affairs, he was married to actress Heather McComb in 2003 but because of some misunderstanding, they divorced in 2010. Likewise, he then married Kimberly Brook in 2010. The couple is having a romantic time together and has welcomed 5 children altogether among which 4 are daughter, Olivia, Annabel, Emilia, Gwendolyn, and a son, Joshua.

James David Net Worth
James and Kimberley and their family


Regarding his family, his father’s name is James William Van Der Beek whereas his mother’s name is Melinda. He also has a younger brother Jared and a younger sister Juliana.

Education, School/College University

Talking about his education profile, he studied at Melinda to get a major in English but he dropped the plan to focus on his acting career.


The American actor started his acting career by playing the role of Pazu in Castle in the Sky in 1986. Similarly, he then played the role of Rick Sandford in Angus and Tony in I Love You, I Love You Not following his acting career. He then played the role of Lincoln Rogers Dunnison in Texas Rangers, appearance in Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, etc in 2001. Likewise, he has played in several movies, shows,  and TV series such as Dawson Leery, Eye of the Beast, One Tree Hill, The Storm, Franklin & Bash, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Carters Get Rich, What Would Diplo Do?, Modern Family, etc.

Besides, he also played the role of Adam Nova in The Big Bang Theory. Moreover, his most notable works count the portrayal of Rocky DeSantos/Red Ranger in Power Rangers, Dawson Leery in Dawson’s Creek,  Pazu in Castle in the Sky, Dr. Joe Briggs in Mercy, James Van Der Beek in Don’t Trust the B in Apartment 23, Will Stokes in Friends with Better Lives, Trent Zebrisky in Carters Get Rich, Elijah Mundo in CSI: Cyber, etc. In the same way, his most recent works count the portrayal of Grant in Bad Hair (2020), Anesthesiologist in Downsizing (2016), appearance in Dancing with the Stars (2019), etc. Furthermore, he has received several awards and honors such as Best Breakthrough Male Performance for Varsity Blues by MTV Awards, Teen Choice Movie Breakout Star for Varsity Blues, etc.

James David’s Social Media

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James David’s Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no known controversies about James David.

James David Net Worth

What is the earning of James David? How much is his net worth and How rich is he in 2021? James David has accumulated a huge amount of net worth of $ 8 million, which he has earned from his successful acting career.


  • Full Name: James David Van Der Beek
  • Profession: Actor
  • Age: 44
  • Date of Birth: March 8, 1977
  • Birth Place: Cheshire, Connecticut, U.S.
  • Zodiac Sign: Pisces
  • Nationality: Americaan
  • Height: 6 feet 0 inch
  • Weight: 75 Kg
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair Color: Blonde
  • Ethnicity/Race: Dutch-English
  • School: N/A
  • College/University: Drew University
  • Father: James William Van Der Beek
  • Mother: Melinda
  • Sibling: Jared (Younger Brother) & Juliana (Younger Sister)
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Spouse/Girlfriend: Kimberly Van Der Beek
  • Net Worth 2021: $ 8 million
  • Source of Income: Acting career