Player Profile

Jan Paul van Hecke

Jan Paul van Hecke


Nationality :Netherlands
Date Of Birth :June 8, 2000
Height :189cm
Weight :79 kg

Jan Paul van Hecke is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a defender for Brighton & Hove Albion of the Premier League and the Netherlands under-21 national team.


Full nameJan Paul van Hecke
Date of birth8 June 2000 (age 23)
Place of birthArnemuiden, Netherlands
Height1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)

Jan Paul van Hecke Biography, EarlyLife

Jan Paul van Hecke was born on 8 June 2000, in Arnemuiden, Netherlands. Jan Paul van Hecke is Klaas van Hecke’s (VV Kloetinge) brother. Jan Paul van Hecke is the nephew of FC Eindhoven U18 manager Jan Poortvliet. Huib van Hecke (VV Arnemuiden)’s brother is Jan Paul van Hecke.

Jan Paul van Hecke Education

His educational history is not published because he has not yet given it to the public. However, this detailed information is currently being reviewed and will be updated soon.

Jan Paul van Hecke’s Height, And Weight

He is 6 feet 2 inches tall, according to his body measurements. He also weighs roughly 79 kg.

He is a fitness fanatic who takes great care of his body. He has a healthy body overall. His hair is blonde. He has dark brown eyes. He doesn’t appear to want tattoos on his body, but if his mind changes, he could ink himself.


Born in Arnemuiden, Van Hecke is a youth product of VV Goes, but signed for NAC Breda in 2018. He made his professional debut with NAC Breda in a 5–1 Eerste Divisie win over Helmond Sport on 16 August 2019.

Brighton & Hove Albion

On 10 September 2020, van Hecke joined Premier League side Brighton & Hove Albion on a three-year contract.

Breakthrough with the Seagulls

Van Hecke made his debut for the Seagulls on 24 August 2022, helping keep a clean sheet in the 3–0 away victory over League One side Forest Green Rovers in the EFL Cup second round. Three days later, he made his Premier League debut, coming on as an 88th-minute substitute for Danny Welbeck and helped secure Brighton’s 1–0 lead over Leeds to take all three points at Falmer Stadium. 

With the absence of Levi Colwill, Van Hecke was selected ahead of Adam Webster who made his first Premier League start on 21 January 2023, in the 2–2 away draw at Leicester City. He played in the 1–1 home draw against champions Manchester City on 24 May, keeping Erling Haaland goalless with Brighton sealing a place in the 2023–24 UEFA Europa League. On 13 July 2023, He signed a new contract with the Seagulls but the length of the contract was undisclosed.

International career

Van Hecke was called up to the Netherlands under-21 squad for the first time in March 2022 but was an unused substitute in a 0–0 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying draw against Bulgaria. He made his debut for the under-21 side on 3 June, coming on as a substitute in the 3–0 away win over Moldova under-21’s in a 2023 European under-21 Championship qualifier.

Currently Playing

He is currently playing for Brighton & Hove Albion.

Jan Paul van Hecke makes £4,100 per week and £213,200 per year as a defender for Brighton & Hove Albion. Jan Paul van Hecke has an estimated net worth of £624,520.

Jan Paul van Hecke’s Net Worth

The Net worth of Jan Paul van Hecke is still yet to be revealed. His salary is under review.

Market Value

Jan Paul van Hecke’s transfer market value of


Current market value as of the 2022/2023 season

Jan Paul van Hecke’s Wife, Marriage, Children

There isn’t much information regarding his personal life available right now. His personal life will shortly be updated with any new developments. Furthermore, his former romantic history is unreported.

Jan Paul van Hecke Awards

Jan Paul van Hecke has not won any titles so far in their career.


What is the height of Jan Paul van Hecke?

His height is 6 feet 2 inches.

What is the age of Jan Paul van Hecke?

His age is 23 years as of 2023.

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