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Vinnie Jones Biography

Birth Name:
Vincent Peter Jones
Birth Place:
Watford, Hertfordshire, England
Actor, former professional soccer player

Fast Facts

  • Played professional soccer from 1986-1999 for several English Football League teams, including Wimbledon, Leeds United and Queens Park Rangers
  • Made his film debut in 1998 as a villainous debt collector in Guy Ritchie's Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
  • Wrote Vinnie: The Autobiography—Confessions of a Bad Boy? in 1999 and Vinnie: My Life in 2001
  • Released a blues album titled Respect in 2002
  • Elected president of the Hertfordshire Agricultural Society in 2005
  • Came in third place on the seventh season of Britain's Celebrity Big Brother in 2010
  • Actively supports the British Heart Foundation, which works toward preventing people from dying prematurely from heart disease


  • Peter Jones -- Father
  • Glenda Harris Jones -- Mother
  • Aaron Jones -- Son
  • Kayley -- Stepdaughter
  • Tanya Jones -- Wife