About Jacques


Jacques Van Der Linde is the owner and founder of JVL Wellness & Lifestyle Boutique Centers in South Africa. With outlets situated across Gauteng and distribution outlets across SA this businessman turned fitness mogul has expanded his company at a rapid pace in the last ten years. He is the fitness “go-to” guy and his qualifications as a master specialist in the wellness industry has led him to international accolades being added to his portfolio. With his most recent success being awarded the international title of the best fitness couple in the world, with his wife, yet another victory was claimed for JVL. His aim is to allow people to love the life they live by being addicted to the “healthy lifestyle” he portrays.


  • Owner and founder of JVL Wellness & Lifestyle Centers (CEO)
  • International winner in the couples division;
  • 3 times undefeated Mr. SA Physique
  • Ranked 2nd in the world as a Pro Swimsuit Muscle Model with competitions at Fame World Championships,
  • Nutritional advisor;
  • Fitness Trainer;
  • Multiple Magazine Cover Model;
  • Motivational speaker on wellness;
  • MC for numerous events
  • Head judge at Fitness Competitions