Vin Diesel has wowed his audience with his love for family in the “Fast and Furious” franchise for more than ten years. The macho guy is a loving father and partner in real life. He named one of their three children after his late friend Paul Walker and is proud of all three.
Vin Diesel’s distinctive persona, outward appearance, and voice in action movies helped him become one of the highest-paid performers in the business. He has frequently portrayed the tough man while being aware of his masculinity in movies like “XXX” and the “Fast and Furious” franchise.
He is a caring, devoted husband and father. It all started when he was a young boy. Among his siblings, he was the oldest and most helpful.
Vin Diesel in Miami, Florida, on April 25, 2013. | Source: Getty Images
In a one-on-one interview with Parade, Diesel said he was a “great nanny” who cared for his younger sister and brother. He prepared Lunch, changed diapers, and ensured they were all right.
As a result, he picked up the behaviors as a child and developed into a master at parenting. The Hollywood actor picked up the “Baby Whisperer” moniker while filming “Pacifiers.” Diesel described being on set with newborns in distress: Every time the infants began to wail, they would call me, and I would come over and say, “OK, I can handle this.” When I picked up a wailing infant and made this tiny noise like “Eeeeee,” the baby would stop sobbing.
When the “Babylon A.D.” actor became a father, these abilities were helpful; it was simpler to shoulder the responsibilities. Despite being a new phase, he was familiar with the responsibilities, which made it more fun.
Vin Diesel Loves Being a Father After a Long Wait
On the “Pacifier” set, he was more well-liked and appreciated for his kindness, but the impact on the performer was greater.
Diesel started to want a kid. He wanted to have it with the appropriate person to develop into a good father.
The Hollywood star stuck to his words after having a daughter with his longtime companion, Paloma Jimenez. After the couple had two more children, he took on the responsibilities of a brother by helping out with the kids and changing diapers.
The “2 Fast 2 Furious” actor claimed that having children helped him discover previously hidden portions of his heart. Diesel was unconcerned with criticism for being a loving father; his family was all that counted. In his own words: “They ask, “You’re a dad? Are you doing diaper changes? What’s going on in the world? It’s like having a child and realizing that all you’ve accomplished up to this point pales in comparison to becoming a parent. It’s an incredibly lovely thing.”
Diesel manages his family without letting his fame as an actor gets in the way. The actor feels that not all information should be available to the public. His relationship with Jimenez is one instance. Despite being together for more than ten years, the couple has not exchanged wedding vows privately or in front of others.
The lovely pair started dating in 2007, just before they welcomed their first kid, but they keep their relationship a secret and won’t talk about how they initially met. As said by Diesel: “Unlike some other actors, I’m not going to advertise it on the front of a magazine. I’m from the silent generation of actors like Harrison Ford, Marlon Brando, Robert De Niro, and Al Pacino.”
While the action star wants to keep every aspect of his love life private, he enjoys sharing stories about parenthood and his relationships with his children. The tough guy is a proud father to Vincent, two girls named Similce and Pauline, and one son named Similce.
They enjoy religious occasions like Christmas and spend time creating joyful memories. In addition to his pride, he is easily moved to tears by his children. He acknowledged: “My kids never fail to bring me to tears. My daughter Similce told me a few weeks ago, “Daddy, I know what song should [sic] at every funeral.” What is it? I questioned. “See you again,” she added. It wasn’t fair at all.”
Actor Vin Diesel, Similce Diesel, and Meadow Walker on December 7, 2019, in Universal City, California. | Source: Getty Images
The director of action movies has no problem expressing his feelings or convictions in front of his kids. While watching the teaser, Diesel, prone to superstitions, acknowledged his son’s prediction that “XXX” would be a hit movie.
Vin Diesel Became Family to Paul Waker, His Deceased Co-Star
Diesel’s tight friendship with Paul Walker, his co-star in the “Fast and Furious” movie series, captivated fans. Outside of the cameras, the two fostered their friendship. They were also like brothers, so their lives off-screen weren’t altogether dissimilar from those on-screen.
Walker had pushed Diesel to attend the birth of his daughter. A few months after Walker’s passing, Diesel wrote on Facebook about his friendship with his co-star. He posted a picture of Walker and his first child. According to the caption, he was a significant contributor to my transition to fatherhood—that wholesome family member with the best view on life.
After Walker passed away, the Hollywood titan had another kid, and he gave her the name Pauline in remembrance of their friendship. The actor admitted to Natalie Morales, Today’s correspondent, that he sensed his friend’s presence in the delivery room. He said this:
“He was there. While severing this umbilical connection, I wasn’t thinking about anyone else. I had a gut feeling he was there. It seemed like a way to, you know, keep his legacy alive in my household and my environment.”
The “F9” star was devastated to lose Walker since they grew close and had a sincere connection. He was his best buddy and brother, according to Diesel. The actor, however, is still hopeful despite the tragedy that stole his life in 2013, giving thanks for everything he has and making his friend proud by being the family man he is now.
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