Hellen Fo Sieeuw - Updated May 2024

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Hellen Fo Sieeuw

Hellen Fo Sieeuw is a celebrity mother. Moreover, Hellen Fo Sieeuw is best known as the mother of a professional football player, Virgil van Dijk. Virgil currently playing from the center-back position for the  Liverpool club and the Netherlands national team.

Early life

Hellen Fo Sieeuw was born in Suriname and holds the nationality of Surinamese. Moreover, Hellen is the origin of China. The surname “Fo Sieeuw” is derived from her great-maternal grandfather’s given name, Chin Fo Sieeuw, who came from Guangdong to Suriname around 1920.

Besides that, there is no more information regarding her exact birth date, place, ethnicity, parents, siblings, and childhood life. We can assume that Hellen was well raised as a child by her parents.

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Caption: Hellen Fo Sieeuw talking selfie (Source: The Sun)

Talking about Hellen’s academic career, she has not disclosed her academic qualifications in public. Moreover, we might assume that she has completed her graduation from a university near her hometown.

Hellen Fo Sieeuw – Professional career

Regarding her profession, Hellen Fo Sieeuw has not yet revealed her profession or job in public at the moment. Moreover, she came into the limelight as the mother of a professional football player, Virgil van Dijk.

Virgil van Dijk

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Caption: Virgil van Dijk playing from the Liverpool FC (Source: The Chelsea Chronicle)

Virgil Van Dijk began his youth career at the academy of Dutch club Willem II in 2009 before making his professional debut in May 2011 at another Dutch club, FC Groningen. He made his first appearance for the club in the UEFA Europa League Play-off match, scoring twice in a 5-1 win.

He was injured during the campaign and spent several months in the hospital. For the club, he went back to the field. Moreover, he made 62 appearances for the club in two seasons, scoring seven goals. In June 2013, he signed a four-year contract with the Scottish club Celtic for a price of £2.6 million.

In the Scottish Premiership, he made his debut as a replacement for the final 13 minutes. He scored his first Celtic goals, one in each half of a 4-1 win over Ross County. His club won the Scottish Premiership in 2014. Celtic was knocked out of the UEFA Champions League in 2015 after losing to Inter Milan, but he helped them win the league for the second time in a row.

Signing up for the English Premier club

He signed a five-year contract with Premier League team Southampton for £13 million in 2016. Moreover, he made his debut for the club against West Bromwich Albion. He was also named Southampton Player of the Season in 2015-16. In January 2018, he was signed by the English club Liverpool for a record-breaking cost for a central defender of £75 million.

He made his club debut against Everton. The club reached the 2018 UEFA Champions League final in his first season but lost to Real Madrid. On 28 April 2019, he was named PFA Player of the Year, and on 1 June, after Liverpool’s 2-0 victory against Tottenham in the 2019 UEFA Champions League Final, he was voted UEFA’s final player of the match.

International career

On 10 October 2015, he made his full international debut for the Netherlands in a 2-1 away win against Kazakhstan in a UEFA Euro 2016 qualifier. On March 22, 2018, manager Ronald Koeman appointed Virgil the captain of the Netherlands. Against European champions Portugal, Virgil scored his first international goal.

Hellen Fo Sieeuw – Net Worth 2024

Regarding her awards and honors, Hellen Fo Sieeuw has not received any of them. On the other hand, her son Virgil has won some of them. In 2019, he won the UEFA Men’s Player of the Year Award.

The same year, this player won the PFA Players’ Player of the Year. Likewise, he has twice won the FIFA FIFPro World XI in the year 2019, and 2020. In addition, this footballer won the Premier League Player of the Season in 2018.

Regarding her Net worth, Hellen has not shared her net worth, income, and salary. On the other hand, her son Virgil has a net worth of 30 million pounds. He earned a salary of 220,000 pounds per week and 11.444 million pounds a year from his football club.

Relationship Status

Hellen Fo Sieeuw is a divorced woman. Moreover, she was previously married to Ron van Dijk, a TV installer. The couple has three children whose names are Virgil Van Dijk, Jordan van Dijk, and Jennifer van Dijk. Their son Virgil is a professional footballer. The couple had a turbulent married life, which ended in divorce. The couple separated when Virgil was just 12 years old.

It appears that the family conflict that has raged since their divorce is still going strong.  Ron stated that her family only became interested in Virgil’s football once he began making a lot of money.

Hellen Fo Sieeuw – Body measurements

Hellen Fo Sieeuw has black hair with brown eyes color. Other than that, there are no other details regarding her body stats like height, weight, and others.

Social Media

On her Twitter, there are 47 followers. Besides this, this woman is not active on Facebook or Instagram.