The bold and the bald, Vin Diesel with a deep voice, outstanding physique, bald look and superb biceps continues the successful journey of acting at fast and swift pace. He is not only a brilliant and talented actor but the superstar is also a founder of three production companies, One Race Films, Racetrack Records and Tigon Studios.
Diesel was born in California along with twin brother, Paul. While his fatherâ€™s identity remains unknown and anonymous to him, his mother is an astrologer. Diesel grew up in New York City and made his acting debut by performing on a stage and continued his theatrical acting after that. In his teen years, he performed in instructional videos on breakdancing. He was 17 and was working at a night club as a bouncer when he decided to change his name to Vin Diesel. His original name was Mark Sinclair Vincent. He attended Hunter College but was dropped out later to head to Hollywood.
His journey in film acting started in 1990 when he performed in a movie called Awakenings. He was a telemarketer prior to that. He subsequently wrote, produced and directed a short film Multi-facial and starred in it as well when he was merely 26. The movie was also screened at Cannes Film festival. He continued to do remarkable roles and proved his phenomenal acting skills and even starred in Steven Spielbergâ€™s Oscar nominated movie-Saving Private Ryan.
His most notable performances were in sequels of The Fast and The Furious and another movie xXx, both were action thrillers. He also did a voice over for the animated movie, The Iron giant. He also acted in a comedy movie, Pacifier and gained critical appreciation. His newest movie is The Last witch hunter.
He won several awards including Peopleâ€™s choice award and MTV movie award for The Fast and Furious sequels.
He has three children with his beautiful Mexican model girlfriend, Paloma and is a godfather to his deceased co-star Paul Walkerâ€™s daughter, Meadow Rain Walker. He named his youngest daughter, Pauline as a tribute to Paul Walker. He has one more daughter, Hania with an orange belt in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu and a son named Vincent. He likes to keep his personal life private and away from mediaâ€™s attention.
Although he seems very tough from outside, he has a soft heart. Once, during his interview when he was asked about Paul Walker, he got so emotional that he walked away from the interview. He also paid tribute to Paul Walker by singing the song â€See You Againâ€ at MTV movie awards and made everyone emotional. Diesel is the cousin of famous rapper, Kwame. He is a big fan of Dungeons and Dragons and has been playing the game since the age of 12. Diesel is also a blogger, a lesser known fact. Check out his Facebook profile that has 91million followers to stay updated on his current activities.