Vin Diesel, born on 18 July 1967 in Alameda County, California is an American actor with numerous blockbusters to his name of which Fast & Furious is a very popular one. This movie has boosted his net worth since its debut in 2001 down to this year 2018.
The actor, christened Mark Sinclair at birth has a twin brother named Paul. The actor is from a monogamous setting that consist of his Mother, stepfather, his twin brother and half-siblings.
Born in Alameda County, California, in the late ‘60s by mother Delora Sherlin (Sinclair) and father he claimed he’s yet to meet. Few years after his birth, his mother relocated to the popular New York City. A city credited to have formed the actor we have become accustomed to on the big screen.
Once asked in an interview about is Origin. Vin Diesel answered unequivocally about his ambiguous origin. He stated his mother has multi-ethnic origin- English, German, and Scottish ancestry. His father, he often claimed never to have met till date belonged to another race, perhaps also mixed.
In 1970, as a 3yr old, his mother credited with raising Vin Diesel and his twin Paul by herself got married to Irving Vincent. Vin Diesel’s stepfather, a black relocated the family to New York City where they lived.
VIN DIESEL TWIN
Paul Sinclair, was born in Alameda County, California. Paul shares the same birth date with his twin brother, Vin Diesel. Prior to Vin Diesel’s career as an actor, Paul and his famous Hollywood brother lived together with their mother Delora Sherlin and stepfather Irving Vincent in New York City.
Paul lived a life out of the limelight unlike his Vin Diesel who always graced the big screens.
In 2016, there was some sort of a media frenzy regarding Paul as his identity was unknown to Vin Diesel’s fans and the world at large. Fans privy to the fact that the fast and Furious star is a twin demanded the identity of their favorite star’s twin brother.
The media got hold of the trending topic – ‘Vin Diesel’s Twin Brother’ and flooded the internet with a Vin Diesel look alike. Vin Diesel, initially unwilling to expose the identity of his brother, finally caved, and posted images of Paul Sinclair on his social media platforms.
The Chronicles of Riddicks star act let out his twin brother image to the public with the belief that it would cool the media frenzy. In a turn of event-like stunt, the image further fuelled the media trend- “Vin Diesel’s Twin Brother”.
Fans flooded his page with posts of how adorable and charming Paul Sinclair look. Fans poured all sorts of encomium on Paul Sinclair. One fan begged, that he would love to see Paul on set with the star act Vin Diesel
VIN DIESEL WIFE
Paloma Jiménez, a model and an actress is the partner and mother of the 3 children of the Fast and Furious star act, Vin Diesel. Vin Diesel and Paloma Jimenez met in 2007 and has since been together through many ups and downs.
Paloma Jiménez was born in Acapulco, Mexico on August 22, 1983 and christened Karla Paloma Jiménez Denagustin. The Beauty is a successful model and has endorsed for notable brands like Coca-Cola, Honda and Pantene etc
Paloma Jimenez and the actor have 3 children together. Jimenez gave birth to their first child – Hania Riley Diesel, in 2008. And in 2010 Paloma birthed her son Vincent Sinclair Diesel. The couple welcomed their third child, in 2016 who was christened after a late family and friend – Paul Walker, who was also a fellow act in the blockbuster series Fast and Furious.
In 2016, news flooded the media about imminent divorce of the Diesels due to Vin Diesel’s alleged infidelity. Vin Diesel was reported to have cheated his model partner with numerous ladies. The scandal was widely published with some fans flooding his social media platforms with trash talks while some begged on his behalf and urged him to fix his family.
Vin Diesel, with the help of some prominent friends and family got his partner Paloma Jimenez to forgive and the couple still together with their relationship waxing even stronger.
Fans shouted to a loud applause when Paloma appeared on the red carpet with her kids and partner, Vin diesel in the premier of fast and Furious in 2016.
VIN DIESEL NET WORTH
Vin Diesel is a successful actor and this reflects in his take home pay per movie. Why his asking price per movie is not fixed, the successful actors asking price per movie starts with six figures.
The star act who began acting in 1975 as a 7 year old boy, endured a lot difficult moments as a up and coming act. The 6 figure take-home-pay he enjoys today is credited to hard work and dedication.
Vin Diesel has featured in number of blockbusters that increased his wealth. He became a household name in 2004 due to the success of The Chronicles of Riddick in the cinemas. He was reported to have amassed over $20m from the movie.
The eighth installment of the Diesel-fueled Fast and the Furious franchise became the second-highest grossing movie of 2017, topping $1.2 billion at the global box office.
Vin Diesel’s worth in 2017 was estimated to be $54.5m according to Forbes, placing him in the 31st position of ‘Hollywood Top 100 Rich List’
In total, Vin diesel is estimated to be worth $200m. His wealth stems from Acting, production and endorsement.
The star act is in a number of projects in 2018 to increase his wealth.
VIN DIESEL HOUSE
Vin Diesel lived in his modest Hollywood Hills home for 16yrs. The Fast and Furious star has listed the two-bedroom, three-bath house he’s owned for 16 years for $1.4 million according to Trulia.
Diesel initially listed the home in 2013 for $1.3 million, and before that he’d rented out the space for $5,800 per month. Now, with three kids, the actor moved from a modest house to a mansion befitting of a Hollywood star.
The Fast and furious star is reported to own a mansion in Atlanta. The star act reportedly parted with an estimated $3.3m to have his name imprinted on the documents of the Atlanta edifice.
The Atlanta edifice features architectural wonders. The garage is adorned with a number of sports cars.
VIN DIESEL MOVIES
Having being raised by a step father who is into the Hollywood business, Vin Diesel took to acting so early at the tender age of 7. He featured cameos in some television series as a child.
Vin Diesel as featured in a number of action drama movies and he’s determined to keep improving.
Vin Diesel list of movies
Avengers: Infinity War (Movie) -2018
ES.TV (TV Show) – 2017
The Fate Of The Furious (Movie) – 2017
Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2 (Movie) – 2017
One Voice: Somos Live! A Concert for Disaster Relief (TV Show)
Furious 7 (Movie) – 2015
Guardians Of The Galaxy (Movie)
Fast & Furious 6 (Movie) – 2013
Riddick (Movie) – 2013
Fast Five (Movie) – 2011
Fast And Furious (Movie) – 2009
Babylon A.D. (Movie) – 2008
The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Show)
The Wonderful World of Disney: The Pacifier — 2006
Find Me Guilty (Movie) – Giacomo “Jackie Dee” DiNorscio 2006
The Pacifier (Movie) Shane Wolfe (Character) 2005
The Chronicles Of Riddick (Movie) -Richard B. Riddick (Character) 2004
A Man Apart (Movie) – Sean Vetter (Character) 2003
Knock around Guys (Movie) -Taylor Reese (Character) 2002
XXX (Movie) -Xander Cage (Character) 2002
The Fast And The Furious (Movie) – Dominic Toretto (Character) 2001
Boiler Room (Movie) – Chris (Character) 2000
Pitch Black (Movie) – Riddick (Character) 2000
The Iron Giant (Movie) – The Iron Giant (Character) 1999
Saving Private Ryan (Movie) – Private Caparzo (Character) 1998
Babylon AD (TV Show)
Crushers Club (TV Show)
Mega Christmas Special (TV Show)
VIN DIESEL AWARDS
Vin Diesel has graced the podium of a number of award celebrations. His dedicated work ethics has earned numerous award nominations. The star act has won a number of awards including;
–Online Film Critics Society Award – which he won in 1999 for the movie Saving Private Ryan
-MTV Movie Award – which he won in 2002 for the movie The Fast and the Furious
-Spike Video Game Award – which he won in 2004 for the movie The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay
-Video Software Dealers Association Award – which he won in 2005 for the movie The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay
– CinemaCon Award – which he won in 2011 for the movie The Fast and the Furious five
-MTV Movie Award – which he won in 2014 for the movie The Fast and the Furious six
– Teen Choice Award – which he won in 2015 for the movie The Fast and the Furious seven
– People’s Choice Awards – which he won in 2016 for the movie The Fast and the Furious seven
Vin Diesel will always be remembered because of his amazing barritone voice. Let us not forget his well-built body.
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