15Vin Diesel And His Girlfriend Are Parents Of Three

Or that he and his long-term partner and Mexican model Paloma Jiménez have been together for 11 years, but have yet to marry.

You probably didn’t realize that Vin Diesel, aka Mark Sinclair, is the father of 3 kids.

“I guess it’s because of all the tough guys I’ve put on the screen,” Diesel told Parade. “People go, ‘You’re a dad? You’re changing diapers? What’s up with the world?’ But someone once told me

that, when you have a child, it opens up parts of your heart that you never knew existed. And it is so true. It’s like you have a child and you think, ‘Everything that I’ve done up until this point is insignificant in comparison to being a father.’ It’s a beautiful, beautiful thing.”

The couple welcomed their first child, daughter Hania Riley in 2008. Diesel and Jiménez welcomed a son, Vincent, two years later in 2010. And in 2015, the couple had a second daughter, Pauline.

Diesel and Jiménez are very private about their relationship and their personal lives. But Diesel has opened up in the past on how his life was affected by fatherhood. “The craziest stunt I ever did? Fatherhood,” the actor told Entertainment Tonight.

He went on to gush about Jiménez. “I mean, I'm speechless," he said to ET. “She's so stunningly beautiful, but the thing people don't realize is she's my rock, so she's so stunningly beautiful on the inside.”

“She’s everything. She's the perfect mother. She's just so wonderful in so many ways,” he added.

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