Vince Vaughn is a popular Hollywood actor, producer, screenwriter and comedian who is widely known for his effortless display of various characters in films. He started his career as an actor in 1988 and has since then, appeared in more than a sixty movies and TV shows and has won many awards in the process. Here is everything you should know about the talented actor.
Vince Vaughn’s Biography
The actor was born Vincent Anthony Vaughn in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in the U.S. on March 28, 1970. He was brought up with his two siblings – Valerie Vaughn and Victoria Vaughn. In as much as his parents, Vernon Vaughn and Sharon Vaughn (née Depalmo), got divorced, it never stopped him from striving and becoming what he wanted in life.
Before he thought of acting, Vince Vaughn was an athlete who participated in a good number of sports in school. However, he believed he was just an average athlete. After being introduced to music theatre while in Lake Forest High school, Vince Vaughn knew he had a flair for acting. He not only dreamt of becoming an actor but made countless efforts towards achieving his dreams.
Then, in 1988, after completing High School, he got himself a spot in a Chevrolet television commercial and in the same year, he appeared in a television series, China Beach. The following year, he made appearances in the drama series, Schoolbreak Specials. With these few roles, Vince Vaughn picked up acting lessons and eventually gained other bigger roles.
In 1993, Vince Vaughn bagged a role in Rudy appearing as Jamie O’Hara. He then appeared in a series of movies before eventually gaining fame with his role in The Lost World: Jurassic Park. From then on, he has continued to feature in more films while also being a producer and writer. He is known for his roles in the films, Dragged Across Concrete, The Break-Up, Into The Wild, Mr & Mrs. Smith, Wedding Crashers, Starsky & Hutch, and Fighting with My Family.
Vince Vaughn has not only made appearances in films and television series but in music videos as well. One of the popular music videos Vaughn found himself in was Maroon 5’s, Don’t Wanna Know. The actor was also featured in the 1997 Video game, Chaos Island: The Lost World where he voiced the character of Nick Van Owen.
Some of the awards he has won thus far in his successful career include 2006 MTV Movie + TV Award for Best On-Screen Team which was shared with Owen Wilson for Wedding Crashers. He also won a Teen Choice award for his outstanding chemistry with Jennifer Aniston in The Break-up. He has also won awards for his roles in The Internship and Couples Retreat.
Although there have been questions on social media as regards his brother, sources have it that Vince Vaughn has only two sisters as stated earlier. As a result, nothing has been written about a brother. As a result of unavailable data, it is uncertain if he has a brother although it is highly unlikely.
Is He Gay?
Questions have come up, over the year, on whether Vince Vaughn is gay or not. There has been no proof that he is gay. However, considering that he is married and has two kids one can easily assume that he is straight.
Is He Married? Who Is His Wife?
Vince Vaughn is a married man, but before meeting his wife, he has been in a number of relationships in the past. His first known relationship was with American actress, Joey Lauren Adams from 1997 to 1998. After the relationship ended, he started another with Anne Heche, lasting less than a year. Next, he got into another relationship with Jennifer Aniston with whom he appeared in The Break-Up. They lasted only for a year, from 2005 to 2006.
A couple of years after Vaughn broke up with Jennifer Aniston, he got into a relationship with Canadian realtor, Kyla Weber in 2008. The relationship blossomed and led the two to get married in 2010. The couple has two children, a daughter named Locklyn Kyla Vaughn and a son, Vernon Lindsay Vaughn; the kids were born in 2010 and 2013 respectively.
Vince Vaughn’s Height & Body Measurements
On television, the internet, and magazines, it is usually difficult to accurately predict any celebrity’s body measurements. However, Vince Vaughn sometimes appears taller than his stipulated height of 6 feet 5 inches on screens. As per the details of his other body measurement, the star actor is yet to reveal those at the moment.