Vanessa Vadim is a film director and cinematographer. She has some excellent films to her credit such as Blue is Beautiful, The Last Party, and The Quilts of Gee’s Bend. Let us today take a sneak peek into her life and career!
Vanessa Vadim-early life, family, and childhood
Vanessa Vadim was born on 28 September 1968 in Paris, France. Her parents are actress Jane Fonda and French screenwriter Roger Vadim. She is the ex-stepdaughter of Ted Turner, Tom Hayden, and Catherine Schneider. She is also the stepdaughter of Marie-Christine Barrault. She comes from a family of entertainers. Her cousins are Bridget and Justin Fonda. Her grandfather is Henry Fonda. She is also the niece of Peter Fonda, Parky Devogelaere and Helene Plemiannikov.
Her paternal half-siblings are Nathalie Vadim, Christian Vadim, and Vania Vadim. She is the stepsister of David Toscan du Plantier and Ariane Toscan de Plantier. Her half-brother is Troy Garity.
As regards her education, Vanessa is a graduate of Brown University. She was raised by her father until age 4 since her mother used to go to protest the Vietnam War every day. Vanessa has dual nationality-American and French. Her ethnicity is mixed (Dutch, English, Scottish, French-Canadian, Italian, German, Norwegian).
Vanessa Vadim and her career and net worth
Vanessa is a film director and cinematographer. The films she directed include 1993’s The Last Party, 1997’s Blue is Beautiful, and 2002’s The Quilts of Gee’s Bend. Vanessa also writes a column for Mother Nature Network and is the ecological advisor and writer for it. She has earned a decent sum of money through her work but her net worth has not been revealed.
Once when her mother had invited her to help her in making a video on her life, Vanessa had told her:
“Why don’t you just get a chameleon and let it crawl across the screen?”
Vanessa Vadim and her personal life-husbands, divorce, children
Vanessa has been twice married and once divorced. Her first husband was producer Matt Arnett. It is not known when the couple got married and when they divorced. But they have two children whose names are son Malcolm Vadim and daughter Viva Vadim who was born in 2002. Some websites have mentioned that Malcolm is the child of her first lover whose name is not known. Vanessa then went on to marry Paul Van Waggoner on 12 June 2010. The couple seems to be leading a blissful and happy life together. They have no children together.
Vanessa Vadim and her body measurements
Vanessa has a beautiful figure. She has a figure stats of 34-29-37 inches. Her height is 5 feet and 10 inches. Her weight is 62 kg. She has brown hair and brown eyes. Her shoe size is 9 US.
Vanessa Vadim and her arrest
Vanessa was arrested in October 1989 in New York for obstructing government administration work. She was also caught for loitering for the purpose of purchase of drugs and disorderly conduct. She was in the company of a man who had in his possession two glassine envelopes of heroin.
Vanessa has an Instagram account with less than 1000 followers. Her Twitter account could not be verified.
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