Vin Diesel is a name synonymous with the incredibly popular Fast and Furious movie franchise. Born Mark Sinclair in 1967, he adopted the stage name Vin Diesel when he took up professional acting.
He first acted when he was seven in the children's play, the Dinosaur Door. Afterwards, he found himself getting similar stage roles, which culminated in a full-fledged acting career he is popular for today.
Besides being an actor, Vin Diesel has founded three production companies - One Race Films, Racetrack Records, and Tigon Studios. In fact, in addition to being an actor, he is also a producer, a director, and a screenwriter. He has also voiced characters in movies and video games.
He has won many awards for his work, and gotten nominated for several others. For instance, he won the People's Choice Awards twice in 2017 for the Fast and Furious 7.
Vin Diesel has never met his biological father. Today, he lives with his partner, Paloma Jimenez, a model with whom he has 3 children.