Did you know that the Fast and Furious actor, Vin diesel has a fraternal twin brother named Paul Vincent. Vin Diesel twin brother was born on 18th July, 1967 in New York and they have a younger brother and a sister too. The brothers never met their real biological father and were looked by their mother, Delora’s other husband, Irving H Vincent. The diesel brothers grew up in New York City and took acting and directing lessons from their father at an early age. Vin Diesel twin brother look nothing like each and are not identical twins. It has been said that unlike Vin, his brother Paul has blue eyes and blonde hair.
Vin Diesel is an action star and also a director, writer and producer having three production companies under his kitty while Paul is a film editor. They are also named among the 15 richest Hollywood celebrity twins. Vin Diesel twin brother, Paul leads a very private life away from glitz and glamour while Vin prefers to remain away from paparazzi too and said that he would rather date in Europe where much people do not recognize him and start crowding him.
Many people wonder why do the brothers have a different surname. Well, in reality they have a same surname, Vincent. Very few people know that Vin’s real name is Mark Sinclair Vincent which he changed to Vin Diesel while he was working as a bouncer in a nightclub as they were not allowed to reveal their true identity to the public. Vin went to Hunter College and did a course on screen writing there. Vin started his acting career in 1990 by starring in the movie, Awakenings. In 1995 his short film, Multi Facial, which he directed and produced was screened at the Cannes Film Festival. Later in 1997, his movie, Strays which he directed, produced, wrote and acted in went on to be screened at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival. He later on acted in movies like The Iron Giant, Pitch Black, Boiler Room, Fast and the Furious, XXX, Knock Around Guys, A Man Apart, The Chronicles of Riddick series, Los Bandoleros and many more hits. He even received numerous awards including Online Film Critics Society Award, MTV Movie Award, Video Software Dealers Association Award and the cinema Con award for his acting.
It is quite surprising that Vin who is known as an action star and tough guy is a real softy with his 5 year old daughter, Hania Riley from his girlfriend, Poloma Jimenez who is a model.