Ron van Dijk- All About Virgil Van Dijk Father

Ron van Dijk

Ron van Dijk is the father of Virgil van Dijk, a well-known Dutch professional footballer who plays as a center-back for Premier League club Liverpool and is captain of the Netherlands national team.

Quick Facts

Full NameRon Van Dijk
First NameRon
Middle NameVan
Last NameDijk
ProfessionCelebrity Father
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
No Of Children3

He is married to a Surinamese woman.

Ron van Dijk is a Dutchman who was born in the Netherlands. He belongs to the Germanic ethnic group. The girl he fell in love with (Hellen Fo Sieeuw) was Surinamese. Surinamese refers to people from the nation of Suriname. People are baffled as to how they met and married each other. Even their wedding date has not been publicized.

Ron van Dijk
Ron van Dijk (Source: Google)

He abandoned his wife and children.

The couple has three children after marrying Hellen Fo Sieeuw. Jordan (son), Jennifer (daughter), and Virgil van Dijk are their names (son). His son Virgil van Dijk is their oldest child. His eldest son was 12 years old when he abandoned his wife and children. However, the reason for leaving them has remained unknown to this day.

Struggled to Survive

After leaving his children and wife behind, his son, Virgil van Dijk, had to work very hard to support his mother and siblings. He even worked as a dishwasher while simultaneously playing football to pursue his aspirations. He was a right-back at the time. However, he never gave up on his ambitions. He continued to do whatever was proper at the moment. In 2008, he got to play in a central defensive position at the age of 17.

His connection with his children is strained.

Ron children had lost touch with him since he abandoned them when they were little. His children grew up without him present. In an interview, his footballer son said he now has no affection for him. He may speak to him when he’s older, but that’s not feasible. Jennifer, his daughter, declined to use his surname in favor of his mother’s. All of his children are now adults. Jordan, his younger son, is a successful businessman.

He married his high school sweetheart.

Virgil van Dijk, his oldest son, is married to childhood love Rike Nooitgedagt. He had been in a long-term relationship with her since his difficult times. She has been a tower of strength at his side throughout his life. She gave up her profession and worked to help him in his football endeavors. They are genuinely meant to be together.

Ron van Dijk
Ron van Dijk (Source: Google)

Nila van Dijk, the couple’s baby child, was born to them. She was born in the year 2014. He has seen and experienced a lot since he was a child, but he is now in a much happier place. He enjoys returning home to be with his family.

Net worth

His net worth is unclear, although his son, Virgil van Dijk, is considered worth $20 million as of October 2023. His yearly income is estimated to be roughly $1.4 million, based only on estimates. In addition, brand endorsements, product commercials, and appearances would be another source of money for him.