Meet Academy Award Winner Jane Fonda's First Child Vanessa Vadim: Her Age, Net Worth, & Career

Born with the golden spoon, Vanessa Vadim is a French-American actress and filmmaker who first rose to the spotlight as the daughter of American actress and activist Jane Fonda and her first husband Roger Vadim

The 53-year-old filmmaker is best known for her work in films like The Quilts of Gee's Bend, Jane Fonda in Five Acts, and Blue Is Beautiful. Here, we will talk about Vadim's professional career and her married life. 

How Rich Is Vanessa Vadim In 2021?

According to various online sources, Vadim has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2021. She earns her million-dollar fortune from her successful career as a filmmaker in films like The Quilts of Gee's Bend and Blue Is Beautiful.

Vanessa CAPTION: Vanessa Vadim with her husband Matt and daughter Viva SOURCE: Instagram @vivavadim

In the United States of America, the average salary of an actor ranges from around as low as $29,250 to $50,782 per year. Likewise, a filmmaker can earn up to $71,680 annually. 

On the other hand, her mother Fonda has a whopping net worth of $200 million as of 2021. She amassed her massive net worth from her successful acting career of over six decades. 

Academy Award-winning actress Jane is best known for her works in films like Period of Adjustment, Sunday in New York, Barefoot in the Park, They Shoot Horses, Don't They?, Klute, Coming Home, Julia, The China Syndrome, and many more. 

Whereas, her late father was known for his works in visually lavish films like And God Created Woman, Pretty Maids All in a Row, Barbarella, Rich and Famous, and Into the Night. 

Who Is Vadim Married With? Does She Have Any Children?

The filmmaker is currently married to her second husband Paul Van Waggoner. The couple got married on 12th June 2010 amidst family and friends. 

Prior to her marriage with Waggoner, she was married to producer and writer Matt Arnett. While married, the couple shared a daughter named Viva Arnett (b. November 2002).

Vanessa CAPTION: Vanessa with her daughter Viva from her marriage with producer Matt Arnett SOURCE: Instagram @vivavadim

Moreover, Vanessa also has a son named Malcolm Vadim whose father's identity is not revealed at the moment. 

Where Was Vanessa Born In?

Vanessa Vadim was born on 28th September 1968 in Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, France to Jane Fonda and Roger Vadim. She is 53 years old as of 2021. 

Vadim holds dual nationality (French and American) and has mixed ethnic descent. After high school, she studied at Brown University where she majored in literature and society. 

Similarly, she earned her Master's in Arts in English and creative writing from New York University. Moreover, Vanessa also studied filmmaking at NYU Tisch. 

She has two half-siblings named Troy O'Donovan Garity and Mary Launa Williams (aka Lulu) from her mother's second marriage with Tom Hayden. 

Likewise, she has five half-siblings from her father's side: Vania Vadim, Ariane Toscan Du Plantier, David Toscan du Plantier, Nathalie Vadim, and Christian Vadim. 

Her parents got married on 14th August 1965 at the Dunes Hotel in Las Vegas and separated in mid-1972. Their divorce was officially finalized on 16th January 1973.