TV host, entrepreneur, and singer who made his name in entertainment in the 1990s on the show Samson & Gert. He went on to found Studio 100, which produces children's shows.
After applying to, and being rejected from, The Royal Academy of fine Arts Antwerp, he landed a job with the Flemish Radio and Television Broadcasting Organization.
He released 13 albums connected to Samson & Gert between 1991 and 2003. Through Studio 100, he made a bid in 2013 to acquire a discontinued Air Force One from the US.
He had a son and daughter with Valerie Calliau, whom he was married to from 1998 to 2003.
He dated Karen Damen for two years after his divorce, although the relationship was largely kept secret.