Vin Diesel Biography: Movies, Wife, Age, Children, Net Worth, Height, Siblings, Parents, Twin Brother

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Biography

Mark Sinclair (born July 18, 1967), who is famously known as Vin Diesel, is a renowned American actor, producer, writer, and director. 

He gained immense fame for portraying Dominic Toretto in the highly successful Fast & Furious franchise. Additionally, Vin Diesel has showcased his talent in notable films, including Saving Private RyanThe Chronicles of Riddick, and Guardians of the Galaxy.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Mark Sinclair
Stage Name: Vin Diesel
Born: 18 July 1967 (age 56 years old)
Place of Birth: Alameda County, California, United States
Nationality: American
Education: Hunter College
Height: 1.8 m
Parents: Irving Vincent, Delora Vincent
Siblings: Paul Vincent, Samantha Vincent, Tim Vincent
Spouse: Paloma Jimenez (m. 2007)
Girlfriend • Partner: Carmen Electra (2000), Myla Sinanaj, Summer Altice (2000), Chanel Ryan (2000), Kaya Jones, Maria Menounos (2006), Lucy Clarkson (2005), Shannon Malone (2004), Asia Argento (2002), Karrine Steffans (2001-2002), Michelle Rodriguez (2001), Samantha Phillips (1998-1999), Elisa Jordana, Layla Roberts, Mariah Carey, Michelle Ruben
Children: Hania Riley Sinclair, Vincent Sinclair, Pauline Sinclair
Occupation: Actor • Filmmaker
Net Worth: $250 million

Early Life & Education

Vin Diesel is a well-known American personality who was born July 18, 1967, in Alameda County, California. 

His father, Irving Vincent, an acting instructor and theater manager, and his mother, Delora Vincent, an astrologer, raised him as his adoptive African-American father and mother. Diesel‘s twin brother is Paul Vincent

Tim Vincent is Vin Diesel‘s younger brother, and Samantha Vincent is his younger sister. In the late 1980s, he studied at Hunter College in New York City. Diesel left Hunter College to pursue an acting career in Los Angeles.  

Career

Vin Diesel struggled to become well-known after beginning his career in 1990 until he decided to take matters into his own hands. Multi-Facial, a 1995 short he wrote, directed, and starred in, was followed by the 1997 release of Strays, his first feature film. 

Steven Spielberg, a renowned director, was drawn to these initiatives and cast Diesel in the blockbuster military drama Saving Private Ryan (1998).

Vin Diesel first gained notoriety as Dominic Toretto in The Fast and the Furious (2001), an action movie about street racing, and as Xander Cage in XXX (2002, an action thriller). He turned down the chance to return for his roles in the sequels XXX: State of the Union (2005) and 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003). Instead, he opted to return to the role of Riddick in The Chronicles of Riddick, a critical and commercial failure despite a big budget. 

Fast & Furious (2009), which earned favorable reviews and did well at the movie office, marked Diesel‘s comeback to the Fast & Furious franchise. 

Vin Diesel has since participated in each of the films that have come out after that, including 2011 Fast FiveFast & Furious 6Furious 7The Fate of the Furious, and F9. It has been proven that this franchise is Diesel‘s most financially rewarding movie series after it brought in over $6.7 billion in worldwide revenue.

Diesel is a talented actor who excels in voice acting and his work in movies. He is best known for bringing the Iron Giant to life in the same-named animated movie 1999

Additionally, in numerous movies from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including Guardians of the GalaxyGuardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017), and Thor Love and Thunder (2022), Vin Diesel provided the voice of the adored tree-like superhero Groot

Awards & Nominations

Online Film Critics Society Awards

  • Best Cast for Saving Private Ryan (1998)

Blockbuster Entertainment Awards

  • Favorite Actor – Action/Adventure for Pitch Black (2001) (nominated)

MTV Movie Awards

  • Best Male Performance for The Fast and the Furious (2002) (nominated)
  • Best On-Screen Team with Paul Walker for The Fast and the Furious (2002) (won)
  • Best Action Performance for Furious 7 (2016) (nominated)
  • Best Duo with Bradley Cooper for Guardians of the Galaxy (2015) (nominated)

Black Reel Award

  • Best Actor for The Fast and the Furious (2002) (nominated)

Kids’ Choice Awards

  • 2021 Favorite Male Movie Star (nominated) for F9: The Fast Saga 
  • 2021 Favorite Action Movie Star (nominated) for F9: The Fast Saga 
  • 2020 Favorite Action Movie Star (nominated) for Bloodshot 
  • 2020 Favorite Male Movie Star (nominated) for Bloodshot 
  • 2016 Favorite Action Movie Actor (nominated) for Furious 7 

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: Vin Diesel (@vindiesel)
  • Twitter handle: Vin Diesel (@vindiesel)
  • Facebook: Vin Diesel
  • Youtube channel: Vin Diesel
  • Tiktok handle: Vin Diesel (@vindiesel)

Personal Life

Vin Diesel has been dating Mexican model Paloma Jimenez since 2007. Hania Riley SinclairVincent Sinclair, and Pauline Sinclair are the couple’s three children. 

Vin Diesel has dated Maria Menounos (2006), Lucy Clarkson (2005), Shannon Malone (2004), Asia Argento (2002), Michelle Rodriguez (2001), Karrine Steffans (2001-2002), Samantha Phillips (1998-1999), Elisa JordanaLayla RobertsMariah Carey, and Michelle Ruben

Vin Diesel has had relationships with Summer AlticeChanel RyanCarmen Electra (2000), Myla Sinanaj, and Kaya Jones. The 56-year-old Diesel celebrates his birthday every July 18.

Filmography

  • 1990 – Awakenings (uncredited)
  • 1995 – Saving Private Ryan (uncredited)
  • 1997 – Multiplicity
  • 1998 – Boiler Room
  • 1999 – The Iron Giant (voice)
  • 2000 – Pitch Black
  • 2001 – The Fast and the Furious
  • 2002 – xXx
  • 2003 – A Man Apart
  • 2005 – The Pacifier
  • 2006 – Find Me Guilty
  • 2008 – Babylon A.D.
  • 2009 – Fast & Furious
  • 2010 – The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury (voice)
  • 2011 – Fast Five
  • 2013 – Riddick
  • 2013 – Fast & Furious 6
  • 2015 – Furious 7
  • 2015 – Guardians of the Galaxy
  • 2016 – Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk
  • 2017 – The Fate of the Furious
  • 2017 – xXx: Return of Xander Cage
  • 2018 – Avengers: Infinity War (voice)
  • 2018 – Ralph Breaks the Internet (voice)
  • 2019 – Avengers: Endgame (voice)
  • 2021 – F9: The Fast Saga
  • 2022 – Thor: Love and Thunder (voice)
  • 2022 – Fast X
  • 2023 Vol. 3 Guardians of the Galaxy (voice)

Net Worth

Vin Diesel‘s net worth stands at a whopping $250 million. This exceptional fortune is a testament to his immense success as an actor, placing him among the most highly compensated individuals within the entertainment industry. 

Not only has Diesel achieved great wealth through his remarkable acting career, but he has also ventured into various business endeavors that have significantly contributed to his financial prosperity.




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