Vin Diesel Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

Biography / Wiki

Vin Diesel, born on July 18, 1967, in Alameda County, California, is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and producer. Although widely known by his stage name, Vin Diesel’s real name is Mark Sinclair. He gained fame for his roles in high-energy action movies such as “The Chronicles of Riddick” and the “Fast and the Furious” franchise.

Height / Weight / Age

Vin Diesel stands at a height of 182 cm (5′ 11″) and weighs approximately 102 kg (225 lbs). His eyes are dark brown in color. Born on July 18, 1967, he is currently 55 years old.

Net Worth

Vin Diesel’s net worth was estimated to be $200 million as of 2019.

Education / Family

Having enrolled at Hunter College, he eventually made the decision to abandon his studies and venture into the world of acting in Los Angeles. Growing up in New York City, he was raised by his mother, Delora, and his stepfather, Irving. His siblings include a twin brother named Paul, as well as two other brothers named Samantha and Tim.


Vin Diesel

Real name Mark Sinclair
Birth Place Alameda County, California, United States
Date Of Birth July 18, 1967
Age 55 Years
Height In centimeters – 182 cm
In feet inches – 5’ 11”
Weight In Kilograms – 102 kg
In Pounds – 225 lbs
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Bald
Profession Actor, Producer, Director, Screenwriter
Sexual Orientation Straight
Educational Qualifications College drop-out
College Hunter College
Religion Roman Catholic
Nationality American
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Debut Acting – Awakening (1990)
Direction, Writing, Production – Multi-Facial (1994)
Fathers Name Irving H. Vincent (Step-father)

Vin Diesel Father
Vin Diesel Father

Mothers Name Delora Sherleen ‘Sinclair’ Vincent (An astrologer)

Vin Diesel Mother
Vin Diesel Mother

Brothers Paul (Twin Brother)
Sister Not Known

Career / Fashion And Style

Diesel embarked on his acting journey at the tender age of 7, making his debut in several stage productions including ‘Dinosaur Door’ at the Theater for the New City.

Diesel ventured into the world of acting with the 1990 drama movie Awakenings. Following that, he released his second film, Strays, in 1997, which was showcased at the 1997 Sundance Festival. In The Fast and the Furious (2001), Diesel took on the leading role of “Dominic Toretto,” alongside renowned actors Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, and Jordana Brewster.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More

Affairs/Girlfriends Layla Roberts

layla roberts
Layla Roberts

Elisa Jordana

Elisa Jordana
Elisa Jordana

Kaya Jones

kaya jones
Kaya Jones

Samantha Phillips (1998-1999)

Samantha Phillips
Samantha Phillips

Summer Altice (2000)

Summer Altice
Summer Altice

Chanel Ryan

Chanel Ryan
Chanel Ryan

Michelle Rodriguez (2001)

Michelle Rodriguez and Vin Diesel
Michelle Rodriguez and Vin Diesel

Karrine Steffans (2001-2002)

karrine steffans
Karrine Steffans

Asia Argento (2002)

Asia Argento with Vin Diesel
Asia Argento with Vin Diesel

Shannon Malone (2004)

Shannon Malone
Shannon Malone

Paloma Jimenes (2007-present)

Vin Diesel and Paloma
Vin Diesel and Paloma

Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse Paloma Jimenez
Children Daughter– Hania Riley (born April 2008)
Son– Vincent Sinclair (born 2010)
Daughter– Pauline (Named after Paul Walker)

Vin Diesel and Kids
Vin Diesel and Kids

Favorite Things

Here we are providing you the list of his favorite things.

Favorite Car Corvette
Favorite Food Italian
Favorite Music Latin/Techno
Vin Diesel RC

Some Interesting Facts About Vin Diesel

  • His mother includes Scottish, English, and German background. He says that “all I know from my mother is that I have connections to many cultures”
  • At the age of 7, He did his stage debut with the play  Dinosaur Door in the Theater of New York City.
  • At the age of 17, he started working as a bouncer in the Tunnel nightclub in New York.
  • A book shows him that he could take control of his career and make his own movies. The name of the book is “Feature Films at Used Car Prices” written by Rick Schmidt. This book is given to him by his mother.
  • At the age of 26, Diesel wrote, directed, starred and produced a movie named Multifacial.
  • Vin Diesel started three production companies with the label  One Race Films, Racetrack Records, and Tigon Studios.
  • Vin Diesel is Godfather of “Paul Walker’s” daughter Meadow Rain Walker.
  • His eldest daughter Hania is an orange belt holder for  Brazilian jiu-jitsu and judo.
  • He has a love for the Dominic Republic for its multi-faceted culture and had met and supported its former president  Leonel Fernández.
  • He also directed a movie called Los Bandoleros in the Dominican Republic.
  • Vin Diesel has been playing the game Dungeons and Dragons for over twenty years and wrote the book 30 Years of Adventure: A Celebration of Dungeons & Dragons.
  • At the age of 15 when his voice broke, He got this deep voice which he known for.
  • He began doing creative writing when he was attending Hunter College.
  • He did a job in a telemarketing firm which later helped him to collect $50,000 for producing his first full-length film Strays.
  • After seeing his work in Multi-Facial, Steven Spielberg gave him a role for his 1998 Oscar-winning film saving Private Ryan.
  • He gave his voice for the main character in the movie The Iron Age.
  • The Fast and The Furious and xXx was the result of his action stardom blockbuster movies
  • He has no tattoos, all the tattoos of his character Melkor in the movie xXx were fake.
  • while they were shooting for the movie The Fast and The Furious, He started dating Michelle Rodriguez,
  • Vin Diesel gained 35 pounds for his role Fat Jackie in Find Me Guilty (2006).
  • In August 2013, Vin Diesel has been honored with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • He has the second-highest Facebook fan followers, just after Will Smith.
  • When he was 3 years old he tried to join a circus but fortunately, his mom denied him.
  • The rapper Kwame is his cousin and Vin has appeared in his older videos.
  • He’s not such a bad singer.
  • He was offered $20 million for ‘Too Fast Too Furious’ which he refused for the movie “Redrikk”, earning only $50,000 for it.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram – @vindiesel
  2. Twitter – @vindiesel
  3. Facebook – @VinDiesel

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