Vince Vaughn is an American actor, comedian, producer and screenwriter. Vince Vaughn became recognized with his appearance in 1996 comedy-drama film Swingers as Trent.
Vince Vaughn’s net worth is estimated at $70 million. His earnings are from his work on films and television show appearances.
This article presents Vince Vaughn’s net worth, wife, acting career and children. So seat back I walk you through the life of one of the tallest Hollywood actors.
Vince Vaughn was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on March 28, 1970. He was born Vincent Anthony Vaughn but known today as Vince Vaughn. Bloomberg Wealth Manager once ranked his mother, Sharon Eileen, as one of the top managers in U.S. Sharon Eileen and Vernon Vaughn are both Catholic and Protestants respectively and they both contributed to his religious upbringing. His father–Vernon Vaughn was a salesman for a toy company and featured in some of Vaughn’s films while Vaughn’s mother was a stockbroker and realtor. Vaughn ancestry can be traced to Lebanese, Italian and German from both parents.
Vaughn towers at 6 feet 5 inches, with a dark brown hair. He was brought up alongside two sisters, Valeria and Victoria Vaughn, in a wealthy family. Vaughn was an athlete at his younger age, having taken part in a number of school sports before he was introduced to musical theatre. He attended Lake Forest High School and graduated in 1988. Upon graduation Vaughn luckily got cast in a Chevrolet television commercial leading him to move to Hollywood. He featured in the television series China Beach in 1989 and subsequently had appearances in the drama series School Break Specials.
In 1993, Vaughn got his first film role in Rudy, an American biographical sports film. He played the role of Jamie O’Hara. During the production, he met another film debutant Jon Favreau who later became his friend. Vaughn struggled with landing star roles despite his wealthy background. However, in 1996, Vaughn appeared in Swingers alongside his friend in Jon Favreau, which was a commercial success. Funnily, his father also made a cameo appearance in Swingers. From here, Vaughn gained wider recognition and audience. He was cast in the blockbuster The Last World: Jurassic Park, a sequel to Jurassic Park (1993) loosely based on the novel The Lost World. Vaughn played Nick Van Owen’s character – an experienced documentarian, photo journalist and environmentalist.
By 1998, he starred in Return to Paradise, and in Clay Pigeons as Clay Bidwell, a young man in small town who witnessed his friend commit suicide. Clay Pigeons was Vaughn and Joaquin Phoenix double collaboration in the same year, having featured together in Return to Paradise. Also, Vaughn appeared in A Cool, Dry Place and Psycho. In 2000, he starred with Jennifer Lopez in the science fiction psychological horror film The Cell. Vaughn starred as Special Agent Peter Novak and The Cell got nominated for the Best Make-Up in the Academy Awards. Vaughn appeared in Made written by his friend Favreau in 2001 before appearing in Dwight Yoakam’s film South of Heaven, West of Hell as Taylor Henry. His acting career experienced great facelift after starring in Old School in 2004 as Beanie. Vaughn appeared in Starsky & Hutch as Resse alongside Ben Stiller, Snoop Dogg and Owen Wilson. He worked with Ben Stiller by starring as Peter in Stiller’s film Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story all in 2004.
In 2005, he appeared in Mr. & Mrs. Smith as Eddie alongside star actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. Then he starred Thumbsucker, Be Cool and in Wedding Crashers. He starred alongside Owen Wilson for the second time in a film, Wedding Crashers grossed over $200 million in United States. From 2006 to 2009, Vaughn appeared in The Break-Up, Fred Claus Into the Wild, Four Christmases (2008) and Couples Retreat (2009), the latter which was co-written by himself, Jon Favreau and Dana Fox. The film centers on four couples on a romantic get-away to a topical island resort. Again, Vaughn’s father featured in his film, this time portraying the role of Vaughn’s character’s father. The film grossed $171.8 million at the box office.
In 2011, Vaughn starred in The Dilemma, a film that tells the story of two best friends Ronny (Vaughn) a business executive who caught his friend’s wife cheating on him (Nick–a genius engineer) portrayed by Kevin James. Vaughn also appeared in Lay the Favorite (2012) before starring and co-writing The Internship with Owen Wilson making it their third film together. The Internship tells the story of two out of jobs salesmen–Vaughn and Wilson who struggles to compete with younger skilled applicants for a job at Google.
Entering 2015, Vaughn starred in a film that turned out to be his lowest grossing film–Unfinished Business as Dan Trunkman. The film grossed $14.4 million out of $35 million budget. Same year, he also featured in True Detective second season as Frank Semyon, a criminal and entrepreneur. The following year, Vaughn starred and doubled as a producer in Term Life alongside a familiar personality Jon Favreau. The film was based on a novel with the same name. In 2017, Vaughn starred in prison thriller Braud in Cell Block 99 with Jennifer Carpenter. From 2018 to 2019, he appeared in Dragged Across Concrete, Fighting with my Family, and Seberg. By 2020, Vaughn featured in four films despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The films are North Hollywood, Arkansas, The Binge and Freaky.
Vince Vaughn’s wife
Vince Vaughn is married to Kyla Weber. Previously, he had been romantically involved with Joey Lauren Adams from 1997 to 1998, then broke up and started dating Anne Heche. The relationship did not last up to a year, as he began another relationship with Jennifer Aniston after they both appeared in The Break-Up. The relationship lasted a year from 2005 to 2006 following some tabloid allegations of his unfaithfulness to Aniston.
Vaughn started dating Kyla Weber in 2008. Weber is a Canadian realtor, and they got married on 2nd January 2010 at Lake Forest Academy, Illinois. The couple welcomed their first child Locklyn Klya Vaughn in 2010 and a son Vernon Lindsay Vaughn in 2013. In 2018, Vaughn was arrested for drunk driving and resisting arrest in Manhattan Beach. Following this, he was convicted of reckless driving and sentenced to three years’ probation. Vaughn opposed the gun control which created controversy following some of his comments during an interview that legalizing guns will prevent mass school shootings.
Vince Vaughn net worth
Vince Vaughn net worth is estimated at $70 million. His earnings are from his work on films and television show appearances.