Vince Vaughn Net Worth, Money and More

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NET WORTH: $50 Million

PROFESSION: Actor, Screenwriter, Producer, Comedian and Activist

Do you like laughing? Do you absolutely love comedy movies? If you have answered yes to these questions, then I am so sure that you already know who Vince Vaughn is. He makes us laugh. He makes us cry happy tears too sometimes. He brings hope and sunshine. Vaughn is the ultimate gentle giant. I say this because he stand 6’5” and is among the tallest leading men in the Hollywood industry. This charming man has done a lot of movies like Rudy, Return To Paradise, Old School, The Break Up, Fred Claus, Couples Retreat, The Watch, The Internship, Four Christmases and Wedding Crashers. I am sure the majority of you readers have seen all these movies I just mentioned.

EARLY LIFE

Vincent Anthony Vaughn was born in Minnesota, in the year 1970. His father is Vernon Lindsay Vaughn, who is a salesman for a toy company and his mother is Sharon Eileen, who is a stockbroker and a real estate agent. Vaughn’s parents got divorced in the year 1991. He has two elder sisters named Victoria and Valerie. He was brought up by his Catholic mother and Protestant father. Vaughn has always been into a lot of sports. While living in Illinois, he played football, baseball and also wrestled. But, he says that he was not really that good in sports. He decided to become an actor when he was seventeen years old. He lists his mother as his main source of inspiration.

CAREER

After being cast in a Chevrolet commercial, Vaughn decided to move to Hollywood. He appeared in the TV series China Beach and three CBS Schoolbreak Specials. He debuted with the movie Rudy where he played the character of Jamie O’Hare. After this, he was cast Swingers. It was a successful independent film. He received a lot of critical appreciation for his acting in the movie Return to Paradise. Following this movie, he starred in movies like The Cell, Made and South of Heaven, West of Hell. From 2003 to 2005, Vaughn starred in movies like Old School, Starsky & Hutch, Dodgeball, Be Cool, Thumbsucker Mr. & Mrs. Smith and Wedding Crashers. After doing such movies, Vaughn became known as a Frat Pack. In 2006 came the movie The Break-Up alongside Jennifer Aniston.

Vaughn has always been a good actor. Following 2007, he starred in movies like Fred Claus, Into The Wild, Couples Retreat, The Dilemma, Four Christmases. He was honored to sing in the charity-single remake of We Are The World, in the year 2010. Vaughn turned producer with the movie The Risk Agent. He also developed a reboot produced by CBS to the series The Brady Bunch.

ASSETS

- La Canada Flintridge home

- Pontiac Firebird

PERSONAL LIFE

Vince Vaughn started dating Jennifer Aniston in the year 2005. However, they broke up the following year, in 2006. During this phase, there were rumors that Vaughn had cheated on Aniston and because of this reaason, Vaughn filed a lawsuit against the involved three tabloid magazines. In 2009, he started dating Kyla Weber and tied the knot in 2010, in Illinois. The couple has two children: Daughter, Locklyn Kyla Vaughn and son, Vernon Lindsay Vaughn, born in 2010 and 2013, respectively.

Vaughn supported libertarian republican presidential candidate Ron Paul in both 2008 and 2012 elections. He is a fan of University of Notre Dame and is often seen cheering for the Fighting Irish. He is a really strong supporter of Chicago Cubs. Vaughn also supports Chicago Blackhawks and is an avid hockey lover. He almost never misses home games at the United Center.

AWARDS

People’s Choice Awards, USA Favorite On-Screen Match-Up for: Wedding Crashers (2005) Shared with Owen Wilson

MTV Movie Awards Best On-Screen Team for: Wedding Crashers (2005) Shared with: Owen Wilson

Teen Choice Awards Movies – Choice Chemistry for: The Break-Up (2006) Shared with: Jennifer Aniston

ShoWest Convention: Special Award – Comedy Star of the Year (2006)

33rd People’s Choice Awards: Favorite Leading Man

Spike TV’s First Annual “Guys Choice” Guy Movie Hall of Fame” for Swingers along with Jon Favreau.

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FUN FACTS

- He is  a registered Republican.
- He was upset when his action figure from “The Lost World: Jurassic Park” (1997) did not look like him.
- He worked a lot before settling down with acting as a career. His first job was that of a telemarketer.
- He quit smoking while filming The Break-Up and gained 25 pounds. Later on, he decided to sweat it out in the gym and get back in shape. 
-Listed as one of the “Top Newsmakers of 2006″ in Access Hollywood’s 11th season.
- Named as one of The Sexiest Men Alive by People magazine in November 2005.
- Is considered the leader of “Frat Pack” which includes actors like Will Ferrell, Jack Black, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, and Luke Wilson.
- He had a terrible accident in which he lost a piece of his thumb.
- He is a fan of Chicago Blackhawks.
- Was included as one of 10 Sexiest Men of 1998 in Playgirl magazine.
- His father, Vernon Vaughn, appeared as the man sitting at the “$100 minimum bet table” in “Swingers” (1996).
- He is called “Mr. Sunshine” by loved ones.
- He is a dog lover and has three dogs named Viking, Vero, and Vladimir.

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