Maarten Heijimans is a famous dutch actor and singer. He quickly rose to fame after he played iconic Dutch singer-songwriter Ramses in the eponymous miniseries of 2014 – earning himself an International Emmy Award. Now he is considered of the most influential people in the Netherlands.

The actor is known for appearances in films like Ferry, Storm-Letter of Fire, Hemel, Penoza; The Final Chapter, Love Over Distance, and many others. Besides being an actor, Maarten is a fantastic singer. At the Dutch Film Festival and The Night of Poems (2014), he performed songs by Ramses Shaffy according to his own arrangement. Keep scrolling to find out more about life, family, net worth, facts, and recent updates about the life of actor and singer Maarten.

The early life of the actor

Maarten was born in the year 1983 on during the winter season on December 24. His birthplace was Amsterdam, Netherlands. His zodiac sign is Capricorn. Speaking of his national identity, he is from the Netherlands. The 38-year-old actor hasn’t disclosed any information about his family details to the public.

Maarten wearing a black shirt
Image: Maarten posing for a picture Source:@maartiemaartie

The actor started his schooling life in a private school in Amsterdam. After that, he completed his high school in the same school. But the actor has not disclosed any information about his Graduation and Post Graduation.

Physical Appearance

Maarten Heijmans is 6 feet 0 inches(182cm) tall and he looks tall when standing with his friends. Though he is a little tall compared to his friends, he still manages to maintain his weight.

His weight is around 70kg and he always exercises to maintain that. He loves to do exercises regularly and also tells others to do that. According to Maarten Heijmans, you must do exercise regularly to stay fit. The dimensions and body measurements of the actor are not disclosed to the public media. He has beautiful and dreamy light brown eye color that attracts the viewer’s attention. It perfectly matches his dark black hair color.

Career Highlights

In 2007 Maarten graduated from the Amsterdam Drama School and Academy of Performing Arts. His graduation theatre plays The Crying Cherry won him the FringeAward 2008. After graduating, Maarten continued to play with various renowned Dutch theatre ensembles, such as the International Theater Amsterdam (ITA) from internationally acclaimed theatre director Ivo van Hove. In 2013 Maarten temporarily played one of the lead roles in the most successful Dutch musical of all time, Soldier of Orange – the musical, directed by Theu Boermans, one of the country’s most beloved and critically acclaimed theatre directors. Maarten was part of the ensemble of ITA and was seen in A small life, The Fountainhead, and Ibsen House.

On television Maarten played (lead) roles in the English detective series Van der Valk (2020),
drama series such as The 12 of Schouwendam, Klem 2, The Partnership, the Telefilm Hemelrijken, and the Centraal What you find you can keep. Also in the popular series Het Klokhuis(among others as one of the Cowboys), The rules of Floor (s4), and The TV Kantine. Maarten played lead roles in films such as What is the love (2019), Petit Paris (2017) (known for the US series EVIL, WESTWORLD s2, s3), and in his first international movie Peitruss by director Max Jacobi (2019).

Career as a singer

Besides being an actor, Maarten is a fantastic singer. At the Dutch Film Festival and The Night
of Poems (2014), he performed songs by Ramses Shaffy according to his own arrangement.
Together with a number of musician friends, he performed in various theatres from 2015-2016.
Maarten released his album RAMSES in December 2019 and toured with his band in
February 2021 (The Netherlands).

Achievements and awards

Maarten received the most important film award in the Netherlands The Golden Calf 2014 for Best Actor in a TV Drama and internationally the International Emmy Award for Best Actor. Both the four-part series Ramses and Maarten’s performances received various awards. The series itself was awarded the Prix de l’Europe 2014 for Best European Drama Series and The Silver Nipkow Award for Best Dutch Television Program of the year.

For his role in Ibsen House directed by Simon Stone at International Theater Amsterdam Maarten won the Arlecchino in 2017, a theatre award for the most impressive supporting male role. Mr. Heijmans, in 2007 along with his former classmate Ian Bok created their theatre piece titled De Huilende Kers. The group won the Dioraphte Fringe Award at the Amsterdam Fringe Festival a year later. Also, Maarten won Willem Wilmink Prize for best children’s song. His sung song ‘Give me Some skin’ got voted best children’s music. It’s written by Jurrian Van Dongen and the composer is Keez Groenteman.

What is the latest work of the actor?

Maarten was seen in theatre season 2020-2021 in the ITA performances Flight49 (by Simon
Stone), Romeo and Julia (by Michiel van Erp) and Age of Rage (by Ivo van Hove). In 2021 he was seen in two new feature film plays: My Father is an Airplane, after her award-winning debut
a novel by Antoinette Beumer (writer and director), and the Netflix film Ferry, a prequel of the
popular Netflix series Undercover. The actor was also seen in the television series Van der Valk (2020, S1:E3).

Poster of the film Laat Me
Image: Poster of the film Laat Me

What is the net worth of the actor?

Maarten Heijmans possesses an estimated net worth of $1 million. He collects a decent paycheck of $43,000 to $55,000 per annum, the basic salary of an actor based in the Netherlands. He is paid around well for his performance in Arcadia. The release date for the series is about 2023.

Social Platforms, Is the actor active across social media platforms?

The actor is active across different social platforms. The fans follow the actor for the recent updates on the life of the actor. Maarten has a huge following on different social platforms. He engages a lot with his fans and audience through the help of social media. He has 21.3k followers on his Instagram account. He is quite a popular artist on social platforms. The links to his social media accounts Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter are @maartiemaartie, @maarten Hejimans, and @maarten Hejimans respectively.

Dating Rumors, Is the actor in a relationship?

Some people have thought Maarten Heijmans is gay because of his mysterious nature and charming looks. The actor refuses to reveal his personal life to the media. A fun-loving person is probably single as of now.

maarten with elise schaap
Image: Maarten with his coworker Elise Schaap Source:@maartiemaartie

Further, Heijmans is close with most of his co-stars, including male and female but isn’t thinking about being in a relationship. Maarten has a good relationship with fellow De TV Kantine cast Elise Schaap. Heijmans’ followers are unaware if the guy has a girlfriend or someone special in his life. As of 2022, Heijmans focuses on his repertoire and acting skills.

Does the actor have pets?

Most celebrities like to keep a pet to have the company as their work schedule is crazily busy and mentally exhausting. Many celebrities have revealed that having a pet can be quite comfy as they don’t feel lonely and helps to relieve stress. He hasn’t revealed whether he owns a pet but the actor has uploaded a picture with a dog on his social media account.

Maarten with a dog
Image: Maarten posing for a picture with a dog Source:@maartiemaartie

Controversies And Rumors

Despite being in the acting world for so long the actor hasn’t been involved in any serious controversies. there are also no rumors that involve his personal and professional life. Maarten is a private person who doesn’t like to reveal much about himself. So fans get only a little topic to know about their favorite actor.

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