Vin Diesel: 15 Things You Didn’t Know (Part 1)

Vin Diesel has become one of the most popular action actors of our time. He’s become popular for films like Riddick and Fast and Furious. Here are some facts about the actor that not many people know. Stay tuned for part 2, coming soon!

Number Fifteen: He’s a Nerd at Heart

Despite being known for his muscles and attitude, Vin Diesel is also quite the nerd, as it seems. This actor plays the awesome card game Dungeons & Dragons, which is commonly known as DnD. He’s been playing since he was just 12 years old.

Number Fourteen: Vin Diesel Got His Name From This Moment

For most people who know something about Vin Diesel, its that he wasn’t born with that name. He got his new name, though, from working as a bouncer when he was in his late teens.

Number Thirteen: He’s Directed

Certainly, this man is known for his acting, but he’s directed too. His directorial debut was a film called Multi-Facial, which was shot for 3,000 dollars and screened at CFF.

Number Twelve: ‘Riddick’ Was More Important than Anyone Knows

There was a lot on the line when the latest Riddick film was being made. He said that he the film wasn’t finished, he would have been homeless. Wow!

Number Eleven: Vin Diesel Could Have Been Daredevil

When the film Daredevil was about to be made, Vin Diesel got the original offer. Of course, by the end of things, the role ended up going to Ben Affleck. Just one too many blind characters to portray, perhaps?

Number Ten: He’s a Private Man

Although Vin Diesel is one of the most popular actors out there, he keeps his private life private. He believes in a code of silence that was more common years ago.

Number Nine: He Has a Famous Cousin

Interestingly enough, Vin Diesel is also the cousin of the famous rapper Kwame, who’s also known as “The Boy Genius”. Diesel even appeared in the musician’s older music videos.

There’s lots more about this awesome actor than many people know. Stay tuned for the next part of the article, which should be here soon!