Michael van Gerwen is a professional dutch dart player who is ranked as number 3 in the world. He is a dominating dart player who has beaten various other top players and secured his position. If you are a dart lover and dreaming about becoming a player one day then you should definitely take Michel as an inspiration.

Gerwen has won 3 times world series finals, 5 times World Grand Prix, 6 times Player ch’ship, 3 times World Ch’ship, 2 times World Matchplay, and other various international tournaments and events. All of his success is achieved from his hard work and dedication to his play.

Now, let’s know more about Michael’s early life, overall dart career, age, net worth, relationship status, and active social media accounts.

Quick Info
Full NameMichael van Gerwen
Date Of BirthApril 25, 1989
Birth PlaceBoxtel, Netherlands
Parent(s)Henri Van Gerwen (Father) and Wilma Van Gerwen (Mother)
OccupationDart Player
Age32 years old
Body MeasurementN/A
Height5’9″ (175 cm)
Weight85 kg (187 lb)
Hair ColorBald
Eye ColorGrey
Zodiac SignTaurus
Martial StatusMarried
Wife(s)/Partner(s)Daphne Govers
ChildrenZoe van Gerwen & Mike van Gerwen
Net Worth$6 million

Michael van Gerwen Early Life

Michael van Gerwen was born on April 25, 1989, in Boxtel, Netherlands but his original hometown was in Vlijmen, Netherlands. His friends and some of the family member calls him by his nickname “MVG”.

Gerwen is a son of Henri Van Gerwen (Father) and Wilma Van Gerwen (Mother). He also has 1 brother (Kevin Van Gerwen) and 2 sisters (Peggy Van Gerwen and Samantha Van Gerwen).

Michael van Gerwen
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Besides, Michael started playing darting in 2002 when he was just 13 years old. But before that, he was a football player who plays as a defender in the game.

In just one year, Gerwen learned so much about darting and also participates in the Primus Masters Youth event. In addition to that, he has also won several international and national tournaments and events.

Michael van Gerwen Age

Michael is currently 32 years old.

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Michael van Gerwen Career

Michael van Gerwen started his senior-level career in 2007 in the Bavaria World Darts Trophy. He reached the 3rd position on BDO/WDF World Rankings at that time which is quite an excellent performance. Following the same year, he is the winner of Winmau World Masters by defeating Martian Adams by a 7-5 score.

Gerwen’s major dart achievement was in the PDC Major Finals. During the event on the 2012 World Grand Prix, he wins against Mervyn King by scoring 6-4. After that win, he again participates in the 2013 Premier League and wins the title with a score of 10-8.

Michael van Gerwen
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It was not the end of 2013 for Gerwen, he also wins the Dubai Darts Masters with a score of 11-7 in the PDC world series finals. A year later, Michael again manages to secure 1st position in Singapore Darts Masters and Dubai Darts Master in the same PDC finals.

In 2018 during the PDC major finals, Gerwen was the winner of the Premier League championships and World Grand Prix championships. Similarly, in 2019, he again knockout Michael Smith in World Championships with a score of 7-3.

Currently, in 2021, he competed in PDC World Darts Championships and wins against Ryan Murray by 3-1.

Michael van Gerwen Relationship

Michael van Gerwen is happily married to his wife Daphne Govers back in 2014 who is his longtime girlfriend. The couples now have 2 children (Mike Van Gerwen and Zoe Van Gerwen).

Michael van Gerwen
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Michael van Gerwen Net Worth

Michael van Gerwen is a successful and dominant dart player in the world. His net worth is estimated around at $6 million according to various internal sources.

Besides, he also earns through his merch items such as Darts, Dart Flights, and Autographed Photo.

In addition, Gerwen also runs endorsements from various brands such as XQ Darts Max, KeuKen Concurrent, Van Mossel Automotive, and more.

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Michael van Gerwen Social Media

Michael van Gerwen is also quite active on his social media accounts. He has over 275k followers on his Instagram account and over 371.9k followers on his Twitter account. In addition, he also has a Facebook page with 327k followers.

Michael van Gerwen Website

Michael van Gerwen also has a personal website called “michaelvangerwen.com” on where you can see all his Tournaments & Games which he had won.


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