What is Vin Diesel’s real name?
On screen, Vin Diesel’s gone by many names – Richard B. Riddick, Dominic Toretto and, of course, Groot. But Vin Diesel wasn’t always the actor’s name. Growing up, Diesel went by his real name – Mark Sinclair. But let’s face it, if you’re going to star in action-packed blockbusters, a name like Mark Sinclair just isn’t going to cut it. So where exactly does “Diesel” come from? Well, that nickname comes from the actor’s days working as a New York City bouncer. Sources: IMDb, ScreenRant
Mark Sinclair, better known by his stage name Vin Diesel, is an American actor, producer, director and screenwriter. Born: 18 July 1967 (age 49 years), Alameda County, California, United States