Vanessa Vadim is popular as the celebrity daughter of legendary actress and activist Jane Fonda and the late French director Roger Vadim. Likewise, she is a documentary filmmaker.

Vanessa Vadim with her mother Jane Fonda
Caption: Vanessa Vadim with her mother Jane Fonda (Photo: Pinterest)

Does Vanessa Vadim Have Siblings?

On September 28, 1968, Vanessa Vadim was born in Paris, France. She is the daughter of the legendary American actress, Jane Fonda, and the French screenwriter and film director, Roger Vadim. She has an extensive family tree. However, Vanessa doesn't have any siblings but she has step-siblings.

Her step-siblings include Troy Garity, David Toscan du Plantier, Ariane Toscan Du Plantier, Nathalie Vadim, Christian Vadim, and Vania. Her mom Fonda married again after her parents' divorce. Having American nationality, Vadim is of white ethnicity. 

Caption: Vanessa Vadim with her mom Jane Fonda (Photo: Pinterest)

Also, she is the granddaughter of the 1930s Hollywood actor Henry Fonda, better known for classic films such as "12 Angry Men" and "On Golden Pond." Vanessa's uncle Peter Fonda and cousin Bridget Fonda were also renowned actors. After completing her high school education, Vadim joined Brown University and graduated. 


She joined show business, following in her parents’ footsteps. Likewise, Venessa got influenced by her mother, the iconic actress Jane Fonda, to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. As a crew member, she began learning about filmmaking by joining the industry. Vadim started making short documentary films after acquiring enough knowledge in cinematography by working in various productions as a crew member. Also, she made a few onscreen appearances. In the historical documentary, she appeared ‘The Last Party,’ alongside the likes of Robert Downey Jr., Bill Clinton, and Ann Palmer, in 1993.

Picture of Vanessa Vadim
Caption: Picture of Vanessa Vadim (Photo: getty images)

Likewise, Vanessa was part of the crew of ‘Blue is Beautiful’. She directed her first short documentary, ‘The Quilts of Gee's Bend’, in the year 2002. Vanessa served as the editor, cinematographer, and producer of the documentary. She has turned her attention toward environmental issues and hasn’t been involved in filmmaking since then. 

Vanessa Vadim posing for the picture
Caption: Vanessa Vadim posing for the picture (Photo: Pinterest)

Lately, Vanessa has been working as an ecological activist and writes columns for various websites like ‘Mother Nature Network’ and ‘The Daily Beast.’ She interestingly didn't appear in the documentary ‘Jane Fonda in Five Acts,’ based on her mother. Her mother Jane apologized for her daughter’s absence and stated that the two had grown apart due to some personal differences.

What's Vanessa Vadim Net Worth?

As per reports, Vanessa Vadim has an estimated net worth of around $6 Million. Out of her professional career, she has been earning a handsome sumof money. Likewise, Vanessa earns money out of her work in the entertainment industry.

Vanessa Vadim laughing while working
Caption: Vanessa Vadim laughing while working (Photo: lisimg)

In Paris, France, she owns a house. Likewise, Vadim is living a lavish life out of her earnings. Also, her mother Jane Fonda has an estimated net worth of around $200, Million

Who is Vanessa Vadim Husband?

Vanessa Vadim tied the wedding knot with her husband Paul Waggoner in 2010. The duo lavish wedding ceremony held in St. Tropez, France. Her mom Jane took to her blog to share the big news of Vanessa's wedding. Her wedding attendance were friends and accompanied by their families. Their wedding was a three-day event filled with pomp and colour at the home of Catherine Schneider.

Vanessa Vadim with her ex-husband  Paul Waggoner on their wedding day
Caption: Vanessa Vadim with her ex-husband  Paul Waggoner on their wedding day (Photo: legit)

She became the mother of two children but didn't share with her Paul. Vanessa has a son named Malcolm and a daughter named Viva. Out of her past relationship, she became the mother of two kids. Likewise, details of her child's father's identity still kept private. At present, Vanessa Vadim is a single mother living in Atlanta. She got divorced from her husband Paul in 2017 but the reason for the split missing. 

Controversy of Vadim

In the year 1989, she collided with the law when Vanessa was in her twenties. In New York City, she was arrested for being disorderly and obstructing government administration. 

Also, Vanessa was caught wandering and buying illegal drugs. She was caught in the company of a man who was carrying two glassine heroin envelopes as per police reports. 

What is the Height of Vanessa Vadim?

Vanessa Vadim has a height of 5 feet 10 inches or 1.78 m tall. While her body weighs around 62 kgs or 163 pounds. Likewise, Vadim has blue eyes with dark brown hair.