Vanessa Vadim Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 20 Jan, 2019
Facts of Vanessa Vadim
Date of Birth: 1968 , September-28
Age: 50 years old
Birth Nation: France
Name Vanessa Vadim
Birth Name Vanessa Vadim
Nick Name Vanessa
Father Roger Vadim
Mother Jane Fonda
Birth Place/City Paris, France
Profession Director, Ecological advice columnist and cinematographer
Net Worth N/A
Married Yes
Married to Paul Waggoner (2010- present)
Children Malcolm McDuffy, Viva Arnett
Divorce Matt Arnett
Education Brown University
Siblings Nathalie Vadim, Christian Vadim, Vania Plemiannikov and Troy Garity (half-brother)
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Born in the most romantic city of the world Paris, daughter of the popular actress, Jane Fonda, Vanessa Vadim is an ecological advice columnist for the Mother Nature Network and The Daily Beast websites. Previously she worked as filmmaker and cinematographer for the movies like The Quilts of Gee's Bend (2002), Blue Is Beautiful (1997) and The Last Party (1993).           

Bio Of Vanessa Vadim 

Vanessa Vadim was born on 28 September 1968 in Paris, France to Jane Fonda and Roger Vadim. She was born under the birth sign Libra which defines her personality to be kind, gentle, and happy. Her mother is an American actress, writer, former fashion model and fitness guru who is honored with two-time Academy Award and four-time Golden Globe Award.    

Vadim's paternal sisters are Nathalie Vadim, Christan Vadim and, Vania Plemiannikov. She also has a half-brother named Troy Garity and her cousins are Justin Fonda and Bridget Fonda

She graduated from Brown University in Providence Rhode Island. 

Vanessa Vadim's Career 

Vanessa Vadim was interested in the showbiz from her early age and she started her career in the by occasionally dabbling into documentary filmmaking. She first contributed in the movie The Last Party in 1993 as a director and cinematographer, alongside Gael García BernalWilliam Baldwin, Robert Downey Jr., and others. 

Till now she has done two documentaries, which include The Quilts of Gee's Bend' (2002) where she worked as a director, producer, editor as well as cinematographer and served as a crew member in the movie Blue is Beautiful in 1997. 

In addition, she also wrote for the websites named Mother Nature Network and The Daily Beast as an eco-advice columnist. There she often shares her experiences, influence, and motivation she has had with her legendary mother. 

Vanessa Vadim's Net Worth 

Vanessa Vadim has not revealed her net worth and salary. But we can assume she must be earning a decent amount of money from her career.    

On the other side, her mother Foda who is a famous actress and best known for her role in movie Period of Adjustment (1962) has a net worth of $200 million. 

Vanessa Vadim's Personal Life-Wedding And Husband 

Vanessa Vadim is a married woman. She tied the knot to her longtime boyfriend Paul Waggoner in a beautiful wedding ceremony on 12th June 2010 in the presence of their close family and friends.  

Prior to Waggoner, she was married to Matt Arnett, a producer known for the movie The Quilts of Gee's Bend and Do Not Go Gently.

She has two children, a son named Malcolm McDuffy, born in 1999 from a previous relationship and daughter Viva Arnett (born on 23 November 2002) with Matt ArnettBut the information about the Arnett and Vadim's divorce is not disclosed.    

CAPTION: Vanessa Vadim with her mother Jane Fonda SOURCE: Zimbio

When she was 21 she was arrested in October 1989 in New York for procuring drugs and creating disorderly conduct and obstructing government administration. The man arrested with her was found to be carrying two glassine envelopes of heroin. 

Rory Kennedy is one of her best friends whom she met at Brown University. Kennedy is a highly successful Hollywood producer and director who is famous for being a daughter of Robert Kenn and Ethel Kennedy. 

She likes to stay away from the spotlight so nothing much information is known about her.    

Vanessa Vadim's Body Measurements 

  • Vanessa Vadim's height: she has a height of 5' 10" (1.77m).
  • Weight: 54 kg
  • Hair Color: Blonde 
  • Eye Color: Gray 
  • Age: As of 2018, she is 50 years old. 
  • Waist Size: 34B inch
  • Bra Size: 25 inch
  • Hip Size: 37 inch