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Vanessa Vadim Husband, Children, Ethnicity, Height

By Sabena Shahi | On: 04 Jul, 2019
Vanessa Vadim Husband, Children, Ethnicity, Height

Quick Information

Date of Birth 1968-09-29
Nationality French-American
Profession Film Director
Marital Status Married
Husband/Spouse Paul Waggoner (M. 2010 - Present)
Divorced/Engaged No
Gay/Lesbain No
Ethnicity French
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Children/Kids Malcolm Vadim(Son), Viva Vadim(Daughter)
Height 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)
Education Brown University
Siblings Troy Garity(Brother), Christian Vadim(Brother), Vania Vadim(Brother), Nathalie Vadim(Sister)
Parents Roger Vadim(Father), Jane Fonda(Mother)

Vanessa Vadim gained spotlight since her birth as she was born to her A-list parents, Jane Fonda and Roger Vadim.

While kids born into famous families naturally catch the spotlight, in the case of Vanessa, she worked hard to her own way to the top of the ladder with love and support from her family. 

Unlike her mother Jane, who works with the camera, Vanessa chose a whole different work for herself and remained in the back of the camera as a film director.

Vanessa is mostly known for her work on The Quilts of Gee's Bend, Jane Fonda in Five Acts, and Blue Is Beautiful

Vanessa Vadim's Wiki-Like-Bio

Vanessa Vadim was born to legendary actress Jane Fonda and French screenwriter Roger Vadim in Paris, France on 28 September 1968.

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Vanessa shares many many step-siblings and half-siblings including Christan Vadim, Vania Plemiannikov, Nathalie Vadim, Mary Williams, and Troy Garity.

Vanessa Vadim attends the 2014 AFI Life Achievement Award with her mother, Jane Fonda, on 14 June 2014 (Photo: gettyimages)

Holding French-American nationality, Vanessa embraces French ethnicity. As per her education, she attended Brown University.

For her attributes, Vanessa possesses a great height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 meters). Even though Vanessa now looks prime and proper, during her youthful days, she had her fair shares of troubles.

In October 1989, Vanessa was arrested in New York City under the grounds of disorderly conduct, obstructing government administration and wandering about the purchase of illegal drugs.

Police even stated that Vanessa was carrying two glassine envelopes of heroin. 

However, her youth days may have gone, as of now, Vanessa has chosen her career path and has made her life stable and successful. 

Married Life / Wedding Details With Husband, Children

Vanessa is happily married to her husband, Paul Van Waggoner.

She exchanged her marital vows with her husband on 12 June 2010 in St. Tropez, France. During the wedding, Vanessa wore a beautiful white gown and her mother Jane shed some tears of happiness. 

Vanessa Vadim walks down the aisle with her husband after exchanging their wedding vows on 12 June 2010 (Photo: legit.ng)

Vanessa's wedding was a three-day event where everyone gave their blessings to the newlywed couple. 

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Since then, Vanessa has been relishing her married life with her husband.

Previously, Vanessa was married to the producer and writer, Matt Arnett. She shares two children with Matt.

Vanessa's Net Worth From Career

Like her parents, Vanessa also followed her parent's footsteps and pursued her career in business.

She learned filmmaking and joined the industry as a crew member. It wasn't long before she gained extensive knowledge in cinematography and began making short documentary films.

Later, Vanessa became a part of the crew of Blue is Beautiful. Then, she directed her first short documentary, The Quilts of Gee's Bend, and also served as the editor, cinematographer, as well as the producer of the documentary. 

As of now, she has turned her attention towards environmental issues and has been working as an ecological activist while writing columns for various websites. 

While Vanessa has not disclosed her actual net worth, the average salary of a film director ranges from $32K to $126K according to payscale.com

On the other hand, her mother, Jane Fonda, carries a hefty net worth of $200 million.


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