Vincent Anthony "Vince" Vaughn is an American film actor, screenwriter, producer and comedian.
Vince Vaughn was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and has English, Irish, German, Lebanese, and Italian ancestry.
His mother, Sharon Eileen, a native of Canada, is a real-estate agent and stock broker who was once ranked as one of the United States' top money managers by Bloomberg Wealth Manager magazine.
His father, Vernon Lindsay Vaughn, worked as a salesman for a toy company.
His parents divorced in 1991. Vaughn has two older sisters, Victoria and Valeri. Vaughn grew up in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, where he played football, baseball and wrestled; later he moved to Lake Forest, Illinois, where he graduated from Lake Forest High School in 1988, in a class that included award-winning writer Dave Eggers, sports agent Rob Pelinka, and fellow actor Don Tiffan.
In high school, he was a tall, scrawny kid, known as a class clown and avid prankster.He was introduced to musical theater at a young age and decided to become an actor in 1987.
He began acting in the late 1980s, appearing in minor television roles before experiencing wider recognition with the 1996 movie, "Swingers". He has since appeared in a number of films, mostly comedies, including "The Lost World: Jurassic Park", "Old School", "Starsky & Hutch", "Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story", "Couples Retreat", "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" and "Wedding Crashers".
He dated Jennifer Aniston, his co-star in 'The Break-Up', between 2005 and 2006, in a relationship that became a subject of tabloid speculation.
Vaughn married Canadian realtor Kyla Weber on January 2, 2010, in a small ceremony at the Great Hall of the historic Armour House at Lake Forest Academy in Vaughn's hometown of Lake Forest, Illinois.The couple's daughter, Lochlyn Kyla Vaughn, was born on December 18, 2010 in Chicago.