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Vin Diesel facts: Age, wife, children, parents, siblings, and net worth revealed

Vin Diesel born Mark Sinclair is an American actor, director, producer, voice over artist and screenwriter. One of the world’s highest-grossing actors, he is best known for playing Dominic Toretto in the Fast & Furious franchise.

He had an inclination towards acting from a very young age and remained involved with Theatre in New York City throughout his teenage. He took up a creative writing course at his college which gave him the inspiration to start writing screenplays.

Diesel started off his entertainment career with his short semi-biographical film ‘Multi-Facial’, for which he did the direction, writing, acting and production – it was screened at the Cannes Festival.

But it was not until Steven Spielberg signed him in his multi starrer movie, ‘Saving Private Ryan’ that he received the attention that he deserved. Diesel is well-known for his action role in ‘The Fast and Furious’ series, for which he has reprised the role of ‘Dominic Toretto’ time and again.

Various movies from the franchise established him as an action hero in the industry. Other movies by Diesel are, ‘The pacifier’, ‘xXx’, ‘Riddick’, etc. This deep voiced actor manages production companies named ‘One Race Productions’, ‘Racetrack Records’, and ‘Tigon Studios’ alongside acting and has produced movies like ‘Hitman’.

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How old is Vin Diesel and where is he from?

Vin Diesel is 56 years old as of 2023. He was born on July 18, 1967 in Alameda County, California, USA. He has a fraternal twin brother named Paul.

He was raised in New York City by his mother Delora and his stepfather, Irving Vincent. Diesel’s first role was at age seven in the children’s play “Dinosaur Door,” which was produced at the Theater to the New City in Greenwich Village.

He got his part after he and his brother and some friends broke into the theater with plans to vandalize it. The theater’s artistic director discovered them and offered them roles in the upcoming show instead of calling the police.

Diesel remained involved with the theater throughout his childhood and teen years. He went to college at Hunter College in New York City to study creative writing.

His first appearance on the big screen came with a brief role in ‘Awakenings’ in 1990. His appearance was uncredited in the movie. But that did not deter him from his conviction to act.

Vin Diesel’s breakthrough came with his role as the anti-hero Riddick in the science-fiction film Pitch Black in 2000.

Who is Vin Diesel’s wife?

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Vin Diesel is not married, but he has been in a long-term relationship with Paloma Jiménez, a Mexican model and actress, since 2007. it’s unclear how they first met.

“I’m not gonna put it out there on a magazine cover like some other actors,” Diesel once said about his desire to keep his private life private. “I come from the Harrison Ford, Marlon Brando, Robert De Niro, Al Pacino code of silence.”

How many children does Vin Diesel have?

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Vin and Paloma are parents to three beautiful kids. They welcomed their first daughter Hania Riley Sinclair, 15, in 2008.

Paloma gave birth to their son Vincent, 13, in 2010, and they had their second daughter Pauline, 8, in 2015. Pauline was named after Vin’s late Fast and Furious co-star Paul Walker.

Who are Vin Diesel’s parents?

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Diesel with his family at his hand-print and foot-print ceremony in 2015

Vin Diesel’s parents are Delora Sherleen Vincent and Irving H. Vincent.

Delora is his biological mother, who is an astrologer and has Scottish roots. Irving is his adoptive father, who is an acting instructor and theater manager.

Vin Diesel has never met his biological father, whose identity is unknown.

Who are Vin Diesel’s siblings

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Vin Diesel with his sister and his father

Vin Diesel has three siblings: a fraternal twin brother named Paul Vincent, a half-brother named Tim Vincent, and a half-sister named Samantha Vincent.

Paul and Tim are also involved in the film industry, working as a sound editor and a producer, respectively. Samantha is a movie producer and has collaborated with Vin Diesel on several projects, such as the Fast & Furious franchise and Bloodshot.

What is Vin Diesel’s net worth?

Vin Diesel has an estimated net worth of around $225 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

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