Vin Diesel was born Mark Sinclair on July 18, 1967 and he is an award-winning American actor, director, writer, and producer who was born and raised in Alameda County, CA, United States of America.

  • Full Names: Mark Sinclair
  • Popular As : Vin Diesel
  • Gender: Male
  • Occupation Profession : Actor, producer, screenwriter and director
  • Nationality : American
  • Race/Ethnicity : Not available
  • Religion : Not known
  • Sexual Orientation: Right

Vin Diesel Biography

Vin was attending Hunter College but he was dropping out after three years to create his first film, Multi-Facial. He was remaining involved in theater throughout the process, attending Hunter College in New York, where he was studying creative writing. In addition, his was staying at Hunter College in New York led him to start writing screenplays.

He is of mixed ancestry on his father’s side, and of English, German, Irish, and Scottish descent on his mother’s side. He is holding an American nationality after being born in Alameda County, CA, USA.

He was born in Alameda County, CA to a single mother after his biological father was abandoning his mother before he was born. The relationship between his biological father and mother would have been illegal in some parts of the United States. 

However, he was raised by his stepfather, Irving H. Vincent. His stepfather, Irving H. Vincent, was working as an acting instructor and theater director.

His mother, Delora Sherleen Vincent (born Sinclair) was working as an astrologer, which helped influence Vin’s beliefs. His mother has an English, German, and Scottish background. He have three brothers.

Vin Diesel Height

Vin is a very tall man, he also appears to be tall in his photos. His stands at a height of 6’0″ (approximately 1.83 meters). He also weighs 225 pounds (102 kgs).

Vin Diesel Net Worth

He is earning an admirable salary of $20 million.

He has enjoyed a long career in the film and entertainment industry spanning three decades. Through the earnings from his work as an actor, screenwriter, producer and director, he has been able to accumulate enormous wealth and fortune.

He has an estimated net worth of $225 million.

Vin Diesel Cars Collection
  • 1993 MAZDA RX-7
  • 2010BMW M5
  • 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX STI
  • 1974 Plymouth Barracuda
  • 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona
  • 2011 Dodge Charger SRT-8
  • 1966 Pontiac Bonneville
  • 1970 Plymouth Roadrunner
  • 963 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray Grand Sport
  • 2014 Lykan HyperSport
  • Cadillac Escalade ESV

Vin Diesel Wife

He has been in a relationship with his longtime girlfriend Paloma Jimenez. He start dating his future wife De him Paloma Jimenez in 2007. However, he has never been married but has often featured his partner Paloma Jimenez as his wife.

However, him and his future wife Paloma Jimenez are lucky enough to have three children, daughters Hania Riley, Pauline, and a son named Vincent Sinclair. However, there are rumors that the two lovebirds were shopping for an engagement ring on August 11, 2020. Anyway, as soon as Diesel and his bride-to-be decide to tie the knot, we’ll update their wedding details right away.

His future wife, Paloma Jiménez, is a Mexican model who was born Karla Paloma Jiménez Denagustin in Guerrero, Mexico andshe was raised in the United States of America. Paloma Jimenez is a renowned model who also gained additional fame for being Vin’s wife. Jimenez speaks Spanish and English.

Paloma Jiménez is currently signed and represented by ID Management and Look Modeling Agency agencies in Mexico.

Vin Diesel Career

He start pursuing his acting career in the drama film Awakenings in 1990. Also, it didn’t take long for him to start his career as a film director and producer. He wrote, directed, produced and performed as a cast member in his first dramatic short film. Multifacial in 1994. Additionally, Multi-Facial was screened at the 1995 Cannes Film Festival.

He also wrote, directed, and produced the 1997 urban drama film Strays.

Additionally, he starred in the same feature film as a gang leader who decides to change his crooked ways for the love of a woman. Strays appeared at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival before MTV made it into a series. He also starred in the movie Saving Private Ryan.

He brought some interest in the film industry after appearing as a supporting cast in Boiler Room in 2000. He acted alongside Ben Affleck and Giovanni Ribisi in Boiler Room. He achieved his breakthrough in the action movie industry after starring in the sci-fi movie Pitch Black in 2001. Vin Diesel played the role of Riddick, an anti-hero in Pitch Black.

He gained worldwide fame in the action industry after starring in the BOX office hits The Fast and the Furious (2001) and XXX (2002). After his breakout performance in Fast & Furious, the Fast & Furious team offered Vin the opportunity to also star in the sequels 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003) and XXX: State of the Union (2005).

In addition to acting, Vin has also done voice acts for The Iron Giant and The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury. He decided to reprise his role in The Chronicles of Riddick as Riddick. Vin was also a cast member on the box office comedy The Pacifier.

Diesel received quite a bit of criticism after playing Hugo Cornelius Toorop in the sci-fi action thriller Babylon AD in 2008. However, he reappeared as part of the cast of the Fast and Furious series in 2009.

He was also helping write the foreword for the book. 30 Years of Adventures: A Celebration of Dungeons and Dragons.

Vin was honored with a Hollywood star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in August 2013. He also served as the voice actor for Groot in the Guardians of the Galaxy movie. 

He was also starring in the fantasy action film The Last Witch Hunter as Kaulder. The Last Witch Hunter was released in 2015. He was also playing the supporting role in the drama film Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk.

He reprized his role in XXX: Return of Xander Cage and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 as Xander Cage and Groot respectively in 2017. He also reprized his role as Groot in Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Avengers: Endgame (2019).

Vin Diesel And Paul Walker

He wished Paul Walker a happy birthday, so he said Happy Birthday P-Dubbs. I miss your laugh, your giant hugs, your ability to make everyone feel seen. I miss you every day. Your legacy lives on every day through your beautiful daughter Meadow. 

Walker’s daughter, Meadow, shared a sweet photo of her hugging the daughter of her late father’s friend and co-star, Vin Diesel, on Instagram on Friday.

Also, Vin is godfather to Paul Walker’s daughter, Meadow Rain Walker.

In November, he shared a photo on Instagram of him standing in front of a large portrait of Walker, with the message “Forever in our hearts.” Diesel revealed in 2015 that his youngest daughter, Pauline, is named after the late actor. Furthermore, the two co-actors turned best friends have won a couple of awards together. Some of Diesel and Paul Walker’s awards include:

  • 2002 MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Team in The Fast and the Furious Movie
  • 2014 MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo in Fast & Furious 6 Movie

Vin Diesel has won several movie and video game awards including: Online Film Critics Society Award, MTV Movie Award, Spike Video Game Award, Video Software Distributors Association Award, CinemaCon Award, MTV Movie Award, Choice Awards of the People and several others.

  • MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo2014, 2002 · Fast & Furious 6, Fast & Furious
  • Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Performance by an Ensemble1999 Saving Private Ryan

Vin Diesel Movies

  • The fast and the furious 2001
  • Fast and furious 7
  • Fast and furious 8
  • XXX: The Return of Xander Cage 2017
  • Triple X 2002
  • Riddick 2013
  • Fast Five 2011
  • Fast and furious 6 2013
  • Fast and furious 4 2004
  • The Chronicles of Riddick 2004
  • Guardians of the Galaxy 2014
  • Black tone 2000
  • Fast and furious 9 2020
  • Bloodshot 2020
  • Saving Private Ryan 1998
  • The last witch hunter 2015
  • The Peacemaker 2005

  • Guardians of the Galaxy 2 2017
  • Babylon AD 2008
  • A man apart 2003
  • Fast and furious 10 2021
  • Avengers Endgame 2019
  • The iron giant 1999
  • Avengers: Infinity War 2018
  • Avatar 2 2021
  • Ralph Breaks the Internet 2018
  • Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk 2016
  • The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury 2004
  • Hitman 2007
  • Fast and Furious Episodic Collection
  • Machine film
  • A war hero 2012
  • Living with Kelly and Ryan 1983
  • The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2014
  • Strays 1997

Vin Diesel Family

Vin was born into a large family with three brothers. Diesel has a fraternal twin brother named Paul Vincent. He has a younger sister named Samantha Vincent and a younger brother named Tim Vincent.

Diesel’s future wife, Paloma Jiménez, is a Mexican model who was born Karla Paloma Jiménez De Agustin in Guerrero, Mexico and raised in the United States of America. 

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