Vin Diesel shares an emotional birthday tribute to his late co-star Paul Walker: ‘Miss you. Always’

Vin Diesel shares an emotional birthday tribute to his late co-star Paul Walker: ‘Miss you. Always’


Paul Walker would have turned 48 on Sunday.

And on Monday, Vin Diesel shared an emotional tribute to his late Fast and Furious co-star, posting a photograph from the one of many motion pictures that they starred in collectively.

‘So a lot to inform you… usually I might say you wouldn’t imagine how I spent your birthday… however by the protected end result, I do know you had been there with me in spirit. Miss you. Always,’ Vin, 54, wrote within the caption.

Remembering him: Paul Walker would have turned 48 on Sunday and on Monday, Vin Diesel shared an emotional tribute to his late Fast and Furious co-star, posting a photo from the one of the movies that they starred in together

Remembering him: Paul Walker would have turned 48 on Sunday and on Monday, Vin Diesel shared an emotional tribute to his late Fast and Furious co-star, posting a photograph from the one of many motion pictures that they starred in collectively

Paul tragically handed away on the age of 40 in a automobile accident on November 30, 2013. 

Diesel and Walker skyrocketed to fame after the huge success of 2001’s The Fast and the Furious. They grew to become shut pals throughout filming and went to star collectively within the hit film’s many sequels.

Walker was in center of the filming Fast and Furious 7 on the time of his demise, with Paul’s brothers Caleb and Cody later standing in for him as filming wrapped.   

The film gave Paul’s character a cheerful ending with his love Mia Toretto (Jordana Brewster) and the franchise continues to honor his reminiscence. 

Success: Diesel and Walker skyrocketed to fame after the massive success of 2001's The Fast and the Furious. Seen in 2011

Success: Diesel and Walker skyrocketed to fame after the huge success of 2001’s The Fast and the Furious. Seen in 2011

Brothers: They became close friends during filming and went to star together in the hit movie's many sequels

Brothers: They grew to become shut pals throughout filming and went to star collectively within the hit film’s many sequels

The ninth movie within the franchise, titled F9, was launched in theaters on June 25, 2021.  

On the pink carpet on the film’s premiere, Vin advised People that he was lacking his late co-star. 

He mentioned: ‘Some of my greatest moments in life had been going to the premiere and the particular person, the face that I’ve at each considered one of these large premieres, it was my brother Pablo.’

Sad: On the red carpet at the movie's premiere, Vin told People that he was missing his late co-star

Sad: On the pink carpet on the film’s premiere, Vin advised People that he was lacking his late co-star

‘He had come from to date. We stunned the world with this small little movie about brotherhood and we might dream in regards to the future… I do know he is right here too,’ Vin mentioned.   

Walker’s daughter Meadow, who was solely 15 when her father handed away, additionally paid tribute to the late actor on his birthday.

The 22-year-old dug out a candy childhood throwback of the pair from when she was little and shared it with followers on the star’s birthday on Sunday. 

'Daddy, I love you': Walker's daughter Meadow, 22, also paid tribute to the late star on what would have been his 48th birthday

‘Daddy, I really like you’: Walker’s daughter Meadow, 22, additionally paid tribute to the late star on what would have been his forty eighth birthday 

In the throwback picture, Paul will be seen trying relaxed as he kicked again on a white picket chair whereas nestling into daughter Meadow who was trying up to the digital camera and smiling. 

Alongside the lovable snap, Meadow merely posted: ‘Happy birthday daddy, I really like you.’  

Fans rushed to touch upon the put up, that has been preferred over half-a-million instances on the social media platform, and despatched Meadow their effectively needs, whereas remembering her well-known father. 

‘You have a protecting angel,’ shared one follower, as one other commented: ‘With you all the time.’

Sweet: The model declared her love for her famous father in the adorable throwback she shared on Paul's birthday on Sunday (12 September)

Sweet: The mannequin declared her love for her well-known father within the lovable throwback she shared on Paul’s birthday on Sunday (12 September)

A 3rd wrote: ‘Happy birthday legend, the legacy continues,’ whereas one other posted: ‘Happy birthday my favorite @paulwalker, you’ll all the time be in our hearts. Promise.’

Meadow, who has made a reputation for herself as a mannequin within the trend world, is usually seen remembering dad Paul on social media and following his demise, she has established a non-profit in his reminiscence. 

The non-profit, named The Paul Walker Foundation, is aimed toward marine science. 

All grown up: Meadow, who has made a name for herself as a model, has honoured her dad by setting up a non-profit foundation in actor Paul's name following his death

All grown up: Meadow, who has made a reputation for herself as a mannequin, has honoured her dad by organising a non-profit basis in actor Paul’s title following his demise 

Diesel, who’s Meadow’s godfather, has mentioned that she too may function within the much-loved film franchise – insisting nothing has been dominated out as plans are put in movement for Fast and Furious 10. 

In June, the film expertise spoke candidly of his relationship with Meadow and revealed he feels ‘very protecting’ over the younger catwalk star. 

Speaking to Extra, Vin mentioned: ‘She’s the primary particular person on Father’s Day to want me Happy Father’s Day. To see her with my kids is likely one of the most stunning issues. 

‘There are moments after I see her enjoying with [his daughter] Pauline and it hits me so deep trigger I can solely think about what my brother sees when he sees that.  

‘I really feel very protecting. It goes past the film.’   

Meadow had additionally attended F9’s premiere in Hollywood, Los Angeles. 

Sweet: Meadow is often sharing throwbacks of herself and Paul together on social media, while remembering the late actor

Sweet: Meadow is usually sharing throwbacks of herself and Paul collectively on social media, whereas remembering the late actor

Adorable: Meadow was just 15 when Paul died and has kept a close relationship with his co-star Vin Diesel, who is her godfather

Adorable: Meadow was simply 15 when Paul died and has saved an in depth relationship with his co-star Vin Diesel, who’s her godfather

Strong bond: Vin also spoke of how he feels 'very protective' over Paul's daughter Meadow (pictured above Vin, his daughter Similce Diese, centre, and Meadow in 2019)

Strong bond: Vin additionally spoke of how he feels ‘very protecting’ over Paul’s daughter Meadow (pictured above Vin, his daughter Similce Diese, centre, and Meadow in 2019)

Loss: Paul passed away in a 2013 car accident at the age of 40

Loss: Paul handed away in a 2013 automobile accident on the age of 40

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