Who is John Buultjens?
John Buultjens is a famous Scottish actor and BMX personality. John was born in Scotland to his mother, Margaret Craig and his abusive father. When Buultjens was only three years old, his father threw him in an electric fire. This is one of the worst incidents of John’s life, and his body scars are proof of it. At the age of seven years, John ended up being in foster care, and later Mr and Mrs Buultjens adopted him.
At first, it was difficult for John to understand his Srilankan brown-skinned father, but after six months, John became familiar and adopted his new life. In 1986, John and his parents moved to Dundee, where his parents reside to date. When John was only ten years old, he went to see the movie Extra-Terrestrial. From that, John increased his interest in BMX riding, which helped him change his life. He was stunned by the performance of Bob Haro from the movie.
|Full Name||John Buultjens|
|Profession||Scottish Actor, BMX Rider|
|Popular For||Scottish Actor, and Author|
Birthday and Zodiac
|Age (As in 2022)||In his late 40s|
|Date of Birth||N/A|
|Estimated net worth||Approx $1 million|
Family and Relationship
|Father||Foster father- Eldridge Buultjens|
|Mother||Biological mother- Margaret Craig, Foster Mother-Mariana|
John Buultjens Brother Rory
John Buultjens has three siblings from his biological parents. However, John’s two siblings’ names are not available to date. His other brother’s name is Rory McCord, who Richard Davis played in the movie Ride.
John Buultjens Parents; Foster Father
Though John talks about his biological father being abusive to date, there are no details about his father, like name, profession, etc. To date, there are no details available about John’s date of birth, so we cannot say his birth sign and actual age. But looking at him, we can say John is in his late 40s.
After being in foster care for years, his foster parents, Mr and Mrs Buultjens, adopted him at just seven years. His foster father’s name is Eldridge Buultjens, and Mariana Eldrige is his foster mother.
John Buultjens BMX Rider Career
Today, Buultjens is recognized as the global manager for Bob’s BMX Expire at Haro, one of the most famous BMX companies of today’s date. At 20 years, Buultjens moved to Australia and started a new life. John Tried every job, which also included a role in Neighbours’ TV soap opera. Later, John decided to continue to ride BMX and started collecting bikes of every model. He then lived in Australia for an extended period and became a successful BMX rider.
John Buultjens Wife
In 2005, John married his longtime girlfriend. However, the details about John’s wife, like the name profession, are kept secret to date. After two years, Buultjens and his wife also welcomed their biological child. However, the relationship between John and his wife didn’t work out, and they separated legally. The divorce was that John couldn’t give much time to his family, wife and children as he was focusing on his BMX career. His wife took custody of his biological only child. And John also says that he hasn’t seen his child as his daughter was only four years at his divorce.
John Buultjens BMX champion and BMX wins
After watching ET in the movie, Extra-Terrestrial, where he got a keen interest in BMX riding, his foster father also bought John’ new bicycle. Then, the journey of Buultjens started. Later, John took part in several BMX riding matches and also won. Having extraordinary talent in BMX riding, John successfully gained fame as one of the BMX champions and started to collect different BMX bikes. Currently, Buultjens is the global manager at Haro, one of the best BMX companies of today’s date.
John Buultjens Story
John has gone through a lot during his childhood days. His abusive father used to beat his mother, and once when he was only three years old, his biological father threw him in an electric fire. One day, when John saw his father beating his biological mother, he tried to kill him with a knife. But unfortunately, his biological father saw the knife and sent him to foster care when he was only seven years old.
The Ride movie is the biography of John Buultjens life which was released in 2021. He played the role of his biological father, and Alexander Davis played the young version of Buultjens, his brother role was played by Richard Davis, and his biography movie beautifully portrayed the story of John Buultjens.
- Today, John is recognized as the global manager at Haro, one of the most famous BMX companies.
- In 2005, John married his longtime girlfriend.
- His foster father’s name is Eldridge Buultjens, and Mariana Eldrige is his foster mother.
- His biological mother’s name is Margaret Craig.
- The ride is the biography movie of John Buultjens, where he played the role of his abusive father.