Vin Diesel Biography, Age, Family, Wife, Kids, Films and Net Worth

This article will answer every question you have about Vin Diesel. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.

  1. What does Vin Diesel do for a living?
  2. Who are Vin Diesel’s parents and siblings?
  3. What are Vin Diesel’s interests and hobbies?
  4. Is Vin Diesel married or does he have a girlfriend?
  5. Does  Vin Diesel have any children?
  6. Where is  Vin Diesel now?
  7. How tall is Vin Diesel?
  8. How much money does Vin Diesel earn?
  9. What is Vin Diesel’s net worth?

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Who Is Vin Diesel?

Mark Sinclair, known professionally as Vin Diesel, is an American actor and filmmaker. Playing Dominic Toretto in the Fast & Furious franchise he is one of the world’s highest-grossing actors.

Diesel started his career in 1990 but struggled to gain roles until he wrote, directed, produced, and starred in the short film Multi-Facial (1995). This attracted the attention of Steven Spielberg, who was developing Saving Private Ryan (1998). He re-wrote elements of the film to allow Diesel to appear in a supporting role. Diesel subsequently voiced the titular character in The Iron Giant (1999) while gaining a reputation as an action star after headlining the Fast & Furious, XXX, and The Chronicles of Riddick film franchises.

Diesel voices Groot in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, starting with Guardians of the Galaxy (2014). He also voiced the character in Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018). Diesel has also earned commercial success in other genres, such as in the comedy The Pacifier (2005). While his performance in Find Me Guilty (2006) was praised. Diesel portrayed the magazine superhero Bloodshot in its 2020 film adaptation and is slated to appear within the Avatar sequels.

Diesel founded the production company One Race Films, where he has also served as a producer or executive producer for his star vehicles. Diesel also founded the record label Racetrack Records and computer game developer Tigon Studios, providing his voice and motion capture for all of Tigon’s releases.

Diesel made his stage debut when he appeared within the children’s play Dinosaur Door, written by Barbara Garson. His involvement in the play came about when he, his brother, and some friends had broken into the Theater for the New City space on Jane Street to vandalize it. They were caught by the theater’s artistic director, Crystal Field who offered them roles in the upcoming show instead of calling the police. Diesel remained involved with the theater throughout adolescence, going on to attend NYC’s Hunter College, where studies of creative writing led him to begin screenwriting.

A photo of Vin Diesel

A photo of Vin Diesel

Vin Diesel’s Age

Born on July 18, 1967, in Alameda County, California, Diesel; Mark Sinclair was born with his fraternal twin brother Paul. He is 53 years of age.

Vin Diesel’s Education

Diesel keeps his personal life very private. The only information on his education is when he attended NYC’s Hunter College, where studies in creative writing led him to begin screenwriting.

Vin Diesel’s Interests and Hobbies

In September 2020, Diesel announced his venture into music, with the release of the song ”Feel Like I Do”, produced by Kygo. He debuted the song on The Kelly Clarkson Show on September 24.

Vin Diesel’s Family

Vin Diesel’s Parents

Diesel’s mother, Delora Sherleen Vincent, is an astrologer. She has English, German, and Scottish roots. He has never met his biological father and stated that his parents’ relationship would have been illegal in parts of the United States due to anti-miscegenation laws. Diesel was raised in New York City by his white American mother and African-American stepfather, Irving H. Vincent, an acting instructor, and theater manager.

Vin Diesel’s Siblings

Diesel has a fraternal twin brother called Paul Vincent. He also has another brother by the name of Tim Vincent and a sister called Samantha Vincent.

 

 Vin Diesel’s Wife

Since 2007, Diesel has been in a relationship with Mexican model Paloma Jimenez. The couple has three children; two girls and one boy.

Vin Diesel’s Kids

Diesel and Paloma have three children; daughter Hania Riley (born April 2008), son Vincent Sinclair (born 2010), and daughter Pauline (born March 2015). The last is named in honor of his co-star and friend Paul Walker, who died in November 2013. Diesel is additionally the godfather of Walker’s daughter, Meadow.

Vin Diesel’s Height

Vin has a height of 1.82 meters adding up to his well-built muscular body.

Vin Diesel’s Networth

Well known as Dominic Toretto in the Fast & Furious franchise, Vin Diesel’s net worth as of 2021 is estimated to be $225 million.

 

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Filmography

Film

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
1990AwakeningsOrderlyUncredited
1995Multi-FacialMikeShort film
Writer, director, producer
1997StraysRickWriter, director, producer
1998Saving Private RyanPrivate Adrian Caparzo
1999The Iron GiantThe Iron GiantVoice
2000Boiler RoomChris Varick
Pitch BlackRichard B. Riddick
2001The Fast and the FuriousDominic Toretto
Knockaround GuysTaylor Reese
2002XXXXander CageExecutive producer
2003A Man ApartSean VetterProducer
2004The Chronicles of RiddickRichard B. Riddick
The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark FuryVoice
2005The PacifierLieutenant Shane Wolfe
2006Find Me GuiltyJackie DiNorscio
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo DriftDominic TorettoUncredited cameo
2008Babylon A.D.Hugo Cornelius Toorop
2009Fast & FuriousDominic TorettoProducer
Los BandolerosShort film
Writer, director, producer
2011Fast FiveProducer
2013Fast & Furious 6
Riddick: BlindsidedRichard B. RiddickShort film
Voice
RiddickProducer
2014Guardians of the GalaxyGrootVoice
2015Furious 7Dominic TorettoProducer
The Last Witch HunterKaulder
2016Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime WalkShroom
2017XXX: Return of Xander CageXander CageProducer
The Fate of the FuriousDominic Toretto
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2GrootVoice
2018Avengers: Infinity War
Ralph Breaks the Internet
2019Avengers: Endgame
2020BloodshotRay Garrison / BloodshotProducer
2021F9daggerDominic TorettoPost-production
2022Avatar 2daggerTBAPost-production
Thor: Love and ThunderdaggerGrootVoice; Filming
2023Avatar 3daggerTBAFilming

 

YearTitleRoleNotes
2019Fast & Furious Spy RacersDominic TorettoVoice

Video games

YearTitleRoleNotes
2004The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher BayRichard B. RiddickVoice
2009WheelmanMilo Burik
The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark AthenaRichard B. Riddick
2020Fast & Furious CrossroadsDominic TorettoVoice and motion capture
2022Ark 2Santiago Da CostaVoice and motion capture; Also executive producer

Theme park attractions

YearTitleRoleVenue
2015Fast & Furious: SuperchargedDominic TorettoUniversal Studios Hollywood
2018Universal Studios Florida

Discography

Singles

TitleYearAlbum
“Feel Like I Do”2020Non-album singles
“Days Are Gone”
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