Ever wondered how Vin Diesel rose to stardom? Born in New York City on 18th August 1967, Diesel succeeded to negotiate numerous self-produced, low-budget movies into big-budget prominent man rank. Growing up in New York City, Vin Diesel was always a bit of a trouble maker. After functioning as a security guard at some Manhattan nightspots, he deliberated English at New York’s Hunter College. He wrote and directed his first two films on a shoe string budget, these films eventually leading to his big break. There are many more interesting facts penned by the Author, which could be revealed by reading the biography of the star. For more interesting facts you must read his biography. Grab your biography book now!