Birth Name: Lucas Cornelis van Scheppingen
Place of Birth: Manila, Philippines
Date of Birth: October 22, 1976
Laidback Luke is a Filipino-Dutch DJ and producer. He is the son of Lucy and Kees van Scheppingen. Luke is married to disc jockey DJ Gina Turner.
Luke has said on Twitter that he is of half Dutch and half Filipino descent. He has also stated that his mother originally spoke Visaya, but that she speaks Tagalog now, after relocating to Manila. The Visayan languages are a group of Austronesian languages spoken in the southern parts of the Philippines. Luke has said that he was never taught Tagalog, but that he has taken courses in the language.