Vin Diesel (born July 18, 1967), is an American filmmaker and actor. He was born as Mark Sinclair Vincent, in New York, along with his twin brother, Paul. Beside him, Diesel has a younger brother Tim and a sister Samantha. Their mother Delora Sherleen Vincent is an astrologer. His biological father is unknown! Diesel announced that relationship of his mother and his biological father, would be illegal in many US states! He was raised by his mother and Afro-American stepfather, Irving H. Vincent. Diesel first appeared in the Dinosaur Door, a child’s play, when he was 7 years old.
His first breakthrough role was in the Saving Private Ryan (1998) movie. He is mostly known for his movies like: The Chronicles of Riddick trilogy (2001–2013) and The Fast and the Furious film series (2001–present). His less known parts are in xXx (2002), The Iron Giant (1999), only voice acting, and the Guardians of the Galaxy (2014). Besides acting, he is a filmmaker (he wrote, directed, produced and starred) in the film Strays. Vin has three production companies: Tigon Studios, One Race Films and Racetrack Records.
The unique characteristic on Vin Diesel is his deep voice. He announced that his voice ‘’broke’’ at the age 15, giving him mature sounding voice. He and his girlfriend, Paloma Jimenez, a Mexican model, have two children: Hania Riley, born 2008 and a son, Vincent Sinclair, born 2010. In February, this year, Diesel announced that they are expecting their third child. According to many statements, Diesel is seen as a tough man, but he is a gentle father. He also announced that he prefers dating in Europe, where women doesn’t recognize him.