- Jean-Claude Van Damme's mother Mama Eliana Van Varenberg turned a year older recently
- The actor shared a photo of himself hugging his mother and gushed over her with sweet words as he celebrated her birthday
- Van Damme let out his rarely seen soft side while thanking God for giving him "the best and biggest gift" in his life
Parents, specifically mothers, hold special places in the harts of their children. Many people would switch places with their mothers instantly should any danger arise and threaten the latter.
Well, legendary action movies star Jean-Claude Van Damme just like many people worldwide, loves and cherishes his mother to bits.
The actor may be a private person as far as showing off his loved ones, but he usually gets 'weak' when it comes to his mother.
Van Damme has proved this many times by the endless photo posts and messages dedicated to his mum on various social media pages.
Briefly.co.za understands Van Damme's mother Eliana Van Varenberg turned a year older, and the star was over the moon with excitement for the milestone.
The actor took to his Facebook page and shared a photo of himself hugging his mother and gushed over her with sweet words as he celebrated her on her birthday.
Van Damme let out his rarely seen soft side while thanking God for giving him the best and biggest gift in his life.
He also thanked his mother for loving him unconditionally and caring for him.
'' Bon Anniversaire, Maman! Happy Birthday, Mama Eliana! Thank you from all my heart for your unconditional love and care. You are the biggest gift from God to my life,'' Van Damme wrote.
Van's message attracted the attention of his worldwide fans who thronged his post's comments section to wish Mama Eliana the happiest birthday.
In other celebrity birthday news, Briefly.co.za recently reported that singer Kelly Rowland celebrated her 40th year around the sun. The US superstar shot to fame back in the 90s as a member of hit R&B group Destiny's Child.
The stunner has also dropped music as a single artist just like her other group members, including the band's most famous member of Beyoncé.
The new mommy also gave her fans a sneak peek of her birthday on Instagram. She went live and showed her fans what went down during the intimate party.
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