Vin Diesel was born July 18, 1967 as Mark Sinclair to Delora Sherleen Sinclair and an absent father he has never met. His ethnicity is often debated. His astrologer mother married Irving H. Vincent an acting instructor. At the age of 7, Vin Diesel and some friends broke into Theater for the New City to vandalize it. When confronted, instead of calling the police, the director handed them scripts and offered each of the boys parts in the play Dinosaur Door. This lead to his involvement in the theater all through his teenage years. He’s in a long-term relationship with Paloma Jimenez and the couple has two children together.

Vin Diesel broke into the spotlight in a few films he directed and starred in himself. One was selected for a screening at the Cannes Film Festival in 1995. Another film he produced, wrote and directed called Strays was shown at the Sundance Festival in 1997 and lead to his performance in Saving Private Ryan. His role in Pitch Black in 2000 propelled him into the spotlight. It led to his most well-known films; The Fast and the Furious and xXx. Along with his many films, Diesel has diversified and done well with stock investments, property holdings and endorsement deals. He has a chain of restaurants branded with his name, a football team and a fashion line.

Based on his 2011 net worth, the actor’s career appeared to be winding down. Instead he made a furious comeback, with the latest Riddick movie and the Fast and the Furious movie, he tops the list of the highest paid actors of 2013 pulling in $96 million dollars between August 2012 and 2013. He has an estimated net worth of $275 million dollars. He was recently on the cover of People with Money as the highest paid actor of 2013.

How much is Vin Diesel’s Net Worth? $275 Million!

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Vin Diesel is an actor that was born in New York City, New York, on July 18, 1967. Vin Diesel’s real name is Mark Sinclair Vincent. He has been dating model Paloma Jimenez since 2007, and they have had two children together. Their daughter Hania Riley was born in 2008, and their son Vincent was born in 2010.

Vin Diesel’s acting career started when he got an uncredited part on the film “Awakenings” in 1990. He would write and direct his first film, “Strays,” in 1997. The positive reactions from “Strays” would earn Vin Diesel several high-profile acting parts. After earning a small part in “Saving Private Ryan,” Vin Diesel would get his first starring role in the film “Boiler Room” in 2000. He would go on to star in “Pitch Black,” “The Fast and the Furious,” “Knockaround Guys” and “XXX” in the next few years. These starring roles cemented Diesel’s spot as one of the top action stars in Hollywood. Vin Diesel has continued his trend of starring in high-budget action films in recent years with his work on “Fast Five,” “Fast & Furious 6″ and “Guardians of the Galaxy.”

Vin Diesel has an net worth of approximately $75 million. Most of his net worth has been earned through acting and producing films. He is estimated to earn $18 million in 2013 for his work on “Fast & Furious 6″ and “Riddick.” Vin Diesel’s work on “Guardians of the Galaxy” and “Furious 7″ earned him approximately $25 million in 2014.

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