Vincent Vaughn Biography: Age, Net Worth, Parents, Siblings, Children, Filmography, Career, Awards

May 20, 2024 0 Posted By Haruna Ayuba

Vincent Anthony Vaughn is a well-known American actor who started his career in the late 1980s with minor television roles. He gained wider recognition with the 1996 comedy Swingers. Vaughn has appeared in various genres, including sci-fi action, drama, Western, and thriller films.

In addition to his comedic roles in movies like Old School, Dodgeball, and Wedding Crashers, he has taken on more serious roles in films such as Hacksaw Ridge, Brawl in Cell Block 99, and Dragged Across Concrete. He also starred as Frank Semyon in the second season of the HBO anthology crime drama series True Detective.

Profile

  • Full Name: Vincent Anthony Vaughn
  • Date of Birth: March 28, 1970
  • Age: 54 years old
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Actor, Producer, Screenwriter
  • Height: 6 feet 5 inches (196 cm)
  • Parents: Vernon Lindsay Vaughn and Sharon Eileen Vaughn
  • Siblings: Victoria Vaughn (Sister)
  • Spouse: Kyla Weber
  • Children: Lochlyn Kyla Vaughn, Vernon Lindsay Vaughn
  • Relationship Status: Married
  • Net Worth: $70 million

Early Life and Education

Vincent Anthony Vaughn, known as Vince Vaughn, is 54. He was born on March 28, 1970, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Vaughn spent his formative years raised by his parents, Vernon and Sharon Vaughn, alongside his sister Victoria Vaughn.

His mother, Sharon Eileen (née DePalmo), is a real estate agent and stockbroker once ranked as one of the top money managers in the United States by Bloomberg Wealth Manager magazine.

His father, Vernon Lindsay Vaughn, worked as a salesman for a toy company. As a child, his Catholic mother and Protestant father raised him in both Protestant and Catholic faiths. Vaughn has a mixed Italian, Irish, English, Lebanese, and German ancestry.

He later grew up in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, playing football, baseball, and wrestling despite describing himself as “unathletic” and “very average” in high school sports. He later moved to Lake Forest and graduated from Lake Forest High School in 1988. Introduced to musical theater at a young age, he pursued acting in 1987.

Personal Life

In 2005, Vaughn started a relationship with Jennifer Aniston, his co-star in The Break-Up. Towards the end of 2006, Vaughn filed lawsuits against three tabloid magazines for publishing reports about his infidelity towards Aniston. Their relationship came to an end in November 2006.

In March 2009, it was revealed that Vaughn had proposed to Canadian realtor Kyla Weber. They tied the knot on January 2, 2010, at the Armour House at Lake Forest Academy in Lake Forest, Illinois. They have two children, Lochlyn Kyla Vaughn and Vernon Lindsay Vaughn, who were born in 2010 and 2013.

Career

In 1988, Vaughn landed a role in a Chevrolet commercial and then moved to Hollywood. He appeared in the 1989 season of the TV show China Beach and three CBS Schoolbreak Specials in 1990. Vaughn’s first movie role was in the 1993 film Rudy, playing Notre Dame football tailback Jamie O’Hara.

He formed a friendship with Jon Favreau, a first-time actor. Vaughn’s breakthrough came with his role in the 1996 film Swingers with Favreau. Following this, Steven Spielberg cast Vaughn in the 1997 blockbuster The Lost World: Jurassic Park, which gave him more exposure. He then took on the lead role in The Locusts the same year.

In 1998, he starred in the critically acclaimed drama Return to Paradise with Anne Heche. He appeared in Clay Pigeons with Janeane Garofalo and Joaquin Phoenix. Vaughn’s popularity grew with his performance in the 2003 comedy Old School. Subsequently, Vaughn appeared in hit films such as Starsky & Hutch and Dodgeball alongside Ben Stiller.

He was then recognized as part of the Hollywood “Frat Pack,” a group of actors who frequently co-star in comedies. In 2005, Vaughn’s role in Wedding Crashers alongside Owen Wilson grossed over $200 million at the U.S. box office. He also starred with Jennifer Aniston in the comedy-drama The Break-Up in 2006. In 2007, Vaughn played a sarcastic older brother of Santa Claus in the film Fred Claus, directed by David Dobkin.

Awards

  • MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo (with Owen Wilson) – Wedding Crashers (2006)
  • Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Chemistry (with Owen Wilson) – Wedding Crashers (2006)
  • National Board of Review Award for Best Cast – Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

Net Worth

Vince Vaughn is a multi-millionaire with an estimated net worth of around $70 million as of 2024.

Controversy

Vaughn was taken into custody on June 10, 2018, in Manhattan Beach, California, on suspicion of driving under the influence and resisting arrest following a failed sobriety test at a police checkpoint.

In May 2019, Vaughn pleaded no contest and was found guilty of a lesser reckless driving charge. As a result, he received a three-year probation sentence. He was mandated to attend a three-month alcohol abuse program.

Social Media

  • Instagram: @vincevaughnofficial
  • Twitter: @VinceVaughn

Filmography

  • Swingers
  • Wedding Crashers
  • The Break-Up
  • Hacksaw Ridge
  • Fighting with My Family



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