Vanessa Vadim is an American environmental advice columnist and documentary filmmaker.
She is the daughter of Hollywood actress Jane Fonda and French filmmaker Roger Vadim.
She was part of the historical documentary crew “The Last Party” in 199•
Vanessa was arrested in 1989 for disorderly and obstructing government administration.
His net worth is estimated at nearly $6 million.
A short biography of Vanessa Vadim
Vanessa Vadim is an American environmental advice columnist for various websites, and documentary filmmaker. However, she is probably best known as the daughter of legendary Hollywood actress Jane Fonda and French filmmaker Roger Vadim.
Vanessa Vadim Age, childhood, family and training
Vanessa was born under the zodiac sign Libra on September 28, 1968, in Paris, France, which will make her 51 years old in 2019. She is of French and American nationality, and of white ethnicity.
Jane Fonda and her daughter Vanessa
Vanessa has many half-siblings from various relationships of her parents, including David Toscan du Plantier, Troy Garity, Natalie Vadim, Ariane Toscan Du Plantier, Vania, and Christian Vadim.
Growing up, Vanessa didn’t have a perfect childhood, as her parents were actors who were always away for work. This led to a troubled youth, and she was involved in drug addiction and several police arrests. Her parents had been married for eight years before divorcing in 1973.
Regarding her education, Vanessa studied at Brown University, Rhode Island, ostensibly to become a filmmaker, following in her parents’ footsteps.
Vanessa Vadim Professional career and meteoric rise to stardom
Her mother influenced Vanessa’s career choice, and after graduation, she pursued a career in show business and began to learn filmmaking by becoming part of a crew. Once she acquired sufficient expertise in cinematography by working in several productions, she embarked on making short documentaries.
Vanessa has also appeared on screen several times, including in the historical documentary “The Last Party” in 1993, alongside Bill Clinton, Robert Downey Jr. and Ann Palmer.
Vanessa was also part of the “Blue is Beautiful” team; it was a 1997 short documentary about The Make-Up, a notorious Washington DC gospel-punk band, directed by James Schneider and starring James Canty, Ian Svenoniun and Steve Gamboa. In 2002, she directed her first short documentary entitled “The Quilts of Gee’s Bend” – she was also its producer, director of photography and editor.
Since then, she has not been involved in filmmaking as she turned to environmental issues. Vanessa works as an environmental activist and writes columns for several websites, including “The Daily Beast” and “Mother Nature Network”. Vanessa did not appear in “Jane Fonda in Five Acts”, which was based on her mother, but her mother later apologized for Vanessa’s absence, stating that the two had separated due to differences personal.
Vanessa Vadim Personal Life, Married, Husband and Children
When it comes to her personal life, Vanessa has had her fair share of experience and had more than one relationship.
Her first beau was Matt Arnett, a producer whom she first married and had her second child with, a daughter born November 23, 2002 whom they named Viva Arnett. Vanessa had a son named Malcolm McDuffy in 1999 – despite the name, she never revealed who Malcolm’s father is.
Vanessa is a married woman. Her husband is Paul Waggoner, a renowned guitarist. The couple walked down the aisle on June 12, 2010, in a three-day affair full of color and pomp and a heartbreaking ceremony that took place in Saint-Tropez, France, at the home of Catherine Schneider – Catherine is the beautiful- mother of Vanessa, who was once Roger’s wife after Fonda.
Vanessa’s mother was so proud of her that she wept with overwhelming happiness. His family and close friends attended the ceremony, including ex-wives and ex-husbands, who were accompanied by their families. The couple have remained together ever since. Paul’s mother says that in addition to her son’s beauty, his wife’s family adores him. She also confessed that Paul is a rather kind soul.
Vanessa is an organic farmer, known to have a fetish for glass toys and cucumber. According to her, orgasms are the healthiest thing ever. Unlike most of her family members, Vanessa prefers to stay away from the spotlight.
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— Jane Seymour Fonda (@Janefonda) May 12, 2019
- Vanessa’s favorite actor and actress are Ryan Gosling and Jennifer Lawrence.
- Her dream vacation destination is Miami.
- She loves the color pink.
- Vanessa also likes to travel a lot.
- His favorite food is Italian dishes.
- She is best friends with Rory Kennedy, a popular Hollywood director and producer. The two met at Brown University. Rory is best known as the daughter of Ethel and Robert Kennedy.
Vanessa Vadim – Controversy
Vanessa broke the law – in 1989, when she was in her twenties, she was arrested in New York for being disorderly and obstructing government administration. She was also caught wandering around and buying illegal drugs. According to police reports, Vanessa was caught in the company of a man who was carrying two glass envelopes of heroin.
Vanessa Vadim Body Measurements and Features
Vanessa is 5ft 10in (1.78m), reputed to weigh 136lbs (62kg) and her vital stats are 34-29-37. She is wearing a size 9US shoe, but her dress size is not known. Vanessa’s eye color is blue and her hair is dark brown.
Net worth of Vanessa Vadim
Vanessa has accumulated some wealth from her career. She owns a house in Paris, France, her approximate annual income is up to $600,000, and as of the end of 2019, Vadim’s net worth is estimated at nearly $6 million.