Vince Vaughn is a well-known actor, screenwriter, and producer. He is one of the most popular actors in Hollywood today and has become a household name across numerous locations throughout the globe, thanks to his hit films and undoubted talent.
From Humble Beginnings
Vincent Anthony Vaughn was born on March 28, 1970 to parents Sharon Eileen and Vernon Vaughn. His mother was a stockbroker and his father worked for a toy company. In 1991, he watched his parents’ marriage end in divorce. Vaughn was brought up in Buffalo Grove, Illinois and was active in sports. He participated in a lot of the local sporting events and enjoyed playing football, baseball, and wrestling. After he graduated, he moved on to attend the Lake Forest High School in 1988. There, he became interested in musical theater and decided that he wanted to become an actor.
By 1989, he had already managed to secure a few roles for himself on small-scale TV shows on CBS. Just two years later, he was cast for the lead role in the revival of 77 Sunset Strip but the project never made it to the screen. It was in 1996 that Vaughn managed to get significant attention for his talent when he played a role in the movie Swingers alongside Jon Favreau who was a good friend of his at this point. It was one of the most successful independent films to have been released in 1996. It was then that he caught the attention of Steven Spielberg who cast Vaughn for a role in the movie The Lost World: Jurassic Park which became an instant hit. Since then, he secured a bunch of other roles and became a popular talent for romantic comedies. A few of his best works include Wedding Crashers, The Break-up, and Starsky & Hutch.
Assets and Net Worth
Vince Vaughn’s invaluable talent and hit film appearances have earned him a heft net worth of $50 million USD. This talented actor has numerous estates and luxury vehicles to his name, which he proudly parades around the streets of LA. Aside from his acting career and business ventures, Vaughn is a well known activist, supporting numerous causes and frequenting the political scene in support of his candidates. Vaughn has established himself as a worthy contender in the world of Hollywood and has secured himself a place among the stars.