Felix Van Groeningen Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Felix Van Groeningen Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 69 kg
Date of Birth November 1, 1977
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Girlfriend Charlotte Vandermeersch

Felix Van Groeningen is a talented Belgian director and screenwriter. He is renowned for dealing with a complicated storyline and using unique sound effects in his films like Beautiful Boy, Belgica, The Broken Circle Breakdown, The Misfortunates, With Friends Like These, and Steve + Sky. His film, The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012), was also nominated in the ‘Best Foreign Language Film’ category at the 86th Academy Awards.

Born Name

Felix van Groeningen

Nick Name


Felix Van Groeningen at the International Film Festival in Karlovy Vary in July 2016
Felix Van Groeningen at the International Film Festival in Karlovy Vary in July 2016 (Paul Katzenberger / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Gent, Flanders, Belgium


Antwerp, Belgium




Felix Van Groeningen graduated with a Masters degree in Audiovisual Arts from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts (KASK), Belgium in 2000.


Filmmaker, Screenwriter


  • Siblings – Seppe (Older Brother)


Felix Van Groeningen is managed by –

  • Management 360, Beverly Hills, California, United States
  • CAA, Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Attorney Alan Wertheimer of Jackoway Tyerman Wertheimer Austen Mandelbaum Morris & Klein Firm, Los Angeles, California, United States




5 ft 9 in or 175 cm


69 kg or 152 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Felix Van Groeningen has dated –

  1. Delfine Bafort (2003)In 2003, Felix dated his Steve + Sky actress and model, Delfine Bafort.
  2. Charlotte Vandermeersch – Felix has been in a relationship with actress Charlotte Vandermeersch for a while. They met during the filming of Felix’s film, Days Without Love (2007). They have a son named Rufus (born 2018).
Felix Van Groeningen (Right) with Johan Heldenbergh
Felix Van Groeningen (Right) with Johan Heldenbergh (Vimeo.com / CC BY 3.0)

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Tight-lipped smile

Felix Van Groeningen in a black-and-white picture
Felix Van Groeningen in a black-and-white picture (Laura Van Nieuwenborgh / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Best Known For

Making films having troubled characters in a complex storyline such as Beautiful Boy (2018), Belgica (2016), The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012), The Misfortunates (2009), With Friends Like These (2007), and Steve + Sky (2004). The film, The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012), received an Oscar nomination for “Best Foreign Language Film” in 2014.

As a Director

He made his theatrical film debut in the comedy-drama film, Steve + Sky (2004).

First TV Show

In 2009, he made his first TV show appearance in the talk-show, De zevende dag.

Felix Van Groeningen Favorite Things

  • Cuisine – Thai
  • Café-Restaurant – Ploy Phochana
  • Fragrance – Arabian Wood by Tom Ford

Source – fleur-van-groningen.blogspot.com

Felix Van Groeningen as seen during an interview
Felix Van Groeningen as seen during an interview (Collider Quick / YouTube)

Felix Van Groeningen Facts

  1. His parents divorced when he was young.
  2. His parents lived a liberal lifestyle and even after their divorce, they lived in the same house along with their individual partners.
  3. He is fluent in many languages including Flemish Dutch, French, and English.
  4. In 2004, he released a book titled “Steve en Sky”, which was later made into a film.
  5. He made his Hollywood directorial debut in Brad Pitt production film, Beautiful Boy (2018), starring Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet.
  6. In 2018, he won a Hollywood Film Award in the “Breakthrough Director” category for the film, Beautiful Boy (2018).
  7. From 2004 to 2016, all of Van Groeningen’s feature films were produced by Menuet Production Company.
  8. He is not active on social media.

Featured Image by Paul Katzenberger / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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