Vin Diesel Height, Weight, Wife, Age, Biography & More


Real NameMark Sinclair
NicknameDiesel, Bouncer, Dom
ProfessionActor, Producer, Director, Screenwriter
Famous RolesDominic Toretto in 'The Fast and the Furious.'
Richard B. Riddick in 'The Chronicles of Riddick trilogy'.
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 182 cm
in meters- 1.82m
in Feet Inches- 5'5' 11¾"
Weight (approx.) in Kilograms- 102 kg
in Pounds- 225 lbs
Body Measurements - Chest: 52 Inches
- Waist: 34 Inches
- Biceps: 18 Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBald
Personal Life
Date of BirthJuly 18, 1967
Age (as in 2016)49 Years
Birth PlaceAlameda County, California, United States
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
HometownGreenwich Village, New York.
CollegeHunter College
Educational QualificationsCollege drop-out
DebutActing - Awakening (1990)
Direction, Writing, Production - Multi-Facial (1994)
FamilyFather- Irving H. Vincent (Step-father, acting instructor and theater manager)
Vin Diesel Father
Mother- Delora Sherleen 'Sinclair' Vincent (An astrologer)
Vin Diesel Mother
Brother- Paul (Twin Brother)
Paul Vincent
ChildrenDaughter- Hania Riley (born April 2008)
Son- Vincent Sinclair (born 2010)
Daughter- Pauline (Named after Paul Walker)
Vin Diesel and Kids
ReligionRoman Catholic
EthnicityAmbiguous (English, German and Scottish)
Fan Mail AddressVin Diesel
One Race Productions, Inc.
9100 Wilshire Blvd.
East Tower
Suite 333
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Favorite FoodItalian
Favorite CarCorvette
Favorite MusicLatin/Techno
ControversiesSexual Battery Lawsuit: On December 21, 2023, a lawsuit was filed against Vin Diesel in Los Angeles by his former assistant, Asta Jonasson, who accused him of sexual battery. According to Asta, Vin had forced himself onto her in a hotel suite in Atlanta in 2010. Vin's lawyer, however, addressed the matter with the media and said that Vin had denied the claims. [1]The Guardian The lawyer further said,

Let me be very clear, Vin Diesel categorically denies this claim in its entirety. This is the first he has ever heard about this more than 13-year-old claim made by a purportedly nine-day employee. There is clear evidence which completely refutes these outlandish allegations."
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsLayla Roberts
Elisa Jordana
Elisa Jordana
Kaya Jones
Samantha Phillips (1998-1999)
Elisa Jordana
Summer Altice (2000)
Summer Altice
Chanel Ryan
Chanel Ryan
Michelle Rodriguez (2001)
Michelle Rodriguez and Vin Diesel
Karrine Steffans (2001-2002)
Asia Argento (2002)
Asia Argento with Vin Diesel
Shannon Malone (2004)
Shannon Malone
Paloma Jimenes (2007-present)
Vin Diesel and Paloma
Current Relationship StatusIn a relationship with Paloma Jimenez
Money Factor
Net WorthIncrease $100–145 million (2015)

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Vin Diesel

  • Does Vin Diesel smoke?: Yes
  • Does Vin Diesel drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Vin Diesel is the founder of three production companies with the label  One Race Films, Racetrack Records, and Tigon Studios.
  • He made his stage debut at the age of seven with the play  Dinosaur Door in the Theater of New York City.
  • He landed his role in the theater when Diesel, his brother and some friends broke into the New York City Theater to vandalize it but the artistic director “Crystal Field” offered them to act in the upcoming shows instead of calling the police.
  • Vin Diesel is Godfather of “Paul Walker’s” daughter Meadow Rain Walker.
  • Vin’s eldest daughter Hania is an orange belt holder for  Brazilian jiu-jitsu and judo.
  • He likes to keep his private life private and said in an interview that : “I’m not gonna put it out there on a magazine cover like some other actors … I come from the Harrison Ford, Marlon Brando, Robert De Niro, Al Pacino code of silence.”
  • He has affection for the Dominic Republic for its multi-faceted culture and had met and supported its former president  Leonel Fernández.
  • He also shot a movie called Los Bandoleros in the Dominican Republic, which he had directed himself.
  • Vin Diesel has been playing the game Dungeons and Dragons for over two decades. He has played it for twenty years and wrote the foreword for the book  30 Years of Adventure: A Celebration of Dungeons & Dragons.
  • He is known for his deep voice which he says he gained when his voice broke at the age of 15 years.
  • Vin worked as a bouncer in a New York club ‘Tunnel’ and that is where he got his screen name Vin Diesel. His friends called him Diesel because of his unlimited energy like he ran-off diesel fuel. Vin is the short form of Vincent.
  • He started doing creative writing when he was attending Hunter College. His screenwriting skills started to unfold there.
  • He made an all Vin Diesel movie ‘Multi-facial’ having his creativity spread all over it. He was only 26 when he wrote, directed, starred and produced this 20 minutes short film. The movie was shot only in three days and just $3000.
  • He worked in a telemarketing firm which later helped him raise $50,000 for producing his first full length film Strays.
  • Steven Spielberg casted him for his 1998 Oscar-winning filmSaving Private Ryan after seeing his work in Multi-Facial.
  • After he failed to succeed in the theater, while he was struggling to make it big, his mother gifted him the book “Feature Films at used Car Prices” by Rick Schmidt which helped him producing his own films.
  • He rendered his voice for the main character in the movie The Iron Age.
  • His action stardom was the result of block buster movies The Fast and The Furious and xXx.
  • He has no tattoos, all the tattoos of his character Melkor that he had on his stomach in the movie xXx were fake.
  • He started dating Michelle Rodriguez while they were shooting for the movie, The Fast and The Furious.
  • Vin Diesel, gained 35 pounds for his role Fat Jackie in Find Me Guilty (2006).
  • Vin turned down the role of Matt Murdock/Daredevi for the movie Daredevil. 
  • Vin Diesel has been honored with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame which he received in August 2013.
  • He has the second highest Facebook fan followers, second to Will Smith.
  • When he was 3 years old he tried to join a circus but fortunately his mom saved him.
  • The rapper Kwame is his cousin and Vin has appeared in his older videos.
  • He auditioned for the cross-dresser in the movie Flawless but was denied the role because he was too masculine.
  • He’s not such a bad singer.
  • It definitely is a courageous and confident/overconfident statement that Vin Diesel sated about his movie ‘Furious 7’ saying, “Universal is gonna have biggest movie with this one”. He also added that “It might win best picture at Oscars”.
  • He was offered $20 million for ‘Too Fast Too Furious’ which he refused for the movie “Redrikk”, earning only $50,000 for it.