Vin Diesel has been dating Mexian model Paloma Jimenez since 2007. Although they are not married, they have three children together. The Furious 7 actor is 16 years old than his lady love.
Here what you should know about his girlfriend and mother of his children.
1. She’s a Model
Jimenez has been in ads for Coca-Cola, Honda and Pantene. She is represented by ID Model Management. She’s also repped by Look Models in Mexico.
Here are some shots of her on FMB, a fashion database.
2. She Has 3 Kids With Vin
In April of 2008, when she was 24, she gave birth to her first child, Hania Riley. In 2010, she had Vincent Sinclair Diesel.
3. Her 3rd Child Was Named After Paul Walker
Jimenez and Diesel welcomed their third baby and named her Paulina after Walker. “It felt like a way to keep his memory a part of my family and a part of my world,” Diesel told NBC in the clip below.
Diesel knew that Walker was in the room with him as his newest little one was born. “He was in the room,” Diesel said. “There’s no other person that I was thinking about as I was cutting this umbilical cord. I just … knew he was there.”
On March 16, Diesel posted this picture on Facebook, with a caption taken from Louis Armstrong song “What a Wonderful World.”
I hear babies crying,
I watch them grow.
They’ll learn much more,
Than I’ll ever know.
And I think to myself,
What a wonderful world…
4. She Was There When He Got a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
On August 26, 2013, the action hero was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Jimenez brought their two children and celebrated the honor with Diesel’s parents, Delora and Irving.
5. She’s a Mexican Native
She was born in Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico and her real name, according to imdb, is Karla Paloma Jiménez Denagustin.