Jane Fonda (born December 21, 1937) is an American Former Model, Actress, Author, Fitness Advocate, and Political Activist from New York City, New York. She is famous for being one of the most celebrated actresses in the American film industry.
Furthermore, Jane appeared in several critically acclaimed and commercially hit movies in her career. She made her silver screen film debut with the movie “Tall Story” in 1960 and starred as June Ryder. Furthermore, her real full birth name is Jane Seymour Fonda.
She gained immense success after starring in films like Sunday in New York, Cat Ballou, Barefoot in the Park, Period of Adjustment, and Barbarella.
Awards, Career & Net worth
In addition, Fonda won her first Best Actress Academy Award for 1971 movie “Klute“. She played a lead role of Bree Daniels alongside Donald Sutherland, Roy Scheider, Charles Cioffi, Dorothy Tristan, etc.
In 2019, the accumulated Net worth of Jane Fonda is $200 million US Dollars.
Later the following year in 1978, she again won Oscar Award in the category Best Actress for the movie “Coming Home“. In 2005, Jane co-founded the Women’s Media Center along with Robin Morgan and Gloria Steinem.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings & Education
Actress Jane Fonda was born on the 21st of December 1937 in New York City, New York, United States. Therefore, her age is 81 years old, as of 2019. Her father “Henry Fonda” was a famous American actor.
The activists’ mother “Frances Ford Brokaw” was a Canadian-born American socialite. She had a brother named “Peter Fonda” (born 1940 – died August 2019) who worked as an actor. The Oscar-winning actress has a maternal half-sister “Frances de Villers Brokaw”.
At the age of 12, Jane’s mom died by committing suicide in 1950. The incident took place when Frances was undergoing treatment at Craig House psychiatric hospital in Beacon, New York.
Fonda completed her school education from Emma Willard School and Greenwich Academy. She later graduated from Vassar College and received her Bachelor Degree. Jane began her career as a model and appeared on the various covers of magazine Vogue.
Personal Affairs, Boyfriend, Spouse & Children
On August 14, 1965, the actress tied the knot with her first husband “Roger Vadim”. He was a French producer, screenwriter, director, Author, Actor, and Artist. Their wedding ceremony was a lavish affair which took place at the Dunes Hotel in Las Vegas.
Furthermore, the ex-couple also shared a daughter named “Vanessa Vadim” who was born on September 28, 1968, in Paris, France. In 1973, Jane ended her marriage and took divorce from Roger.
The same year, on January 19, 1973, she married her second spouse “Tom Hayden” (American social and political activist). Later, on July 07, 1973, they welcomed their son “Troy O’Donovan Garity” (actor).
In 1982, Fonda and Hayden adopted a child i.e. a teenage girl “Mary Luana Williams” who was a daughter from the members of the Black Panthers organization. On June 10, 1990, the actress and Tom officially called off their wedding and parted their ways.
The Klute famed star then wedded for the third time with her partner “Ted Turner” (media proprietor, producer, and philanthropist) on December 21, 1991. Unfortunately, their love life also ended pretty soon and they separated on May 22, 2001.
The actress remained in a relationship with her ex-boyfriend “Richard Perry” (record producer). He and the Oscar-winning celebrity stayed together from 2009 to 2017.
Trivia & Quick Info
|Real Full Birth Name||Jane Seymour Fonda.|
|Nick name||Jane and lady Jane.|
|Profession||Former Model, Actress, Author, Fitness Advocate, and Political Activist.|
|Famous for||one of the celebrated actress in the history of Hollywood and also won numerous awards including two Academy Awards, two BAFTA Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, and much more.|
|Age (As of 2018)||81 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||December 21, 1937.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||New York City, New York, United States.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Ethnicity||White Caucasian Descent.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Sagittarius.|
|Current Residence||New York City, New York, United States.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/janefonda/
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 8".
Centimeters: 173 cm.
Meters: 1.73 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 57 Kg.
Pounds: 126 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||36-25-35.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||6.|
|Parents||Father: Henry Fonda.
Mother: Frances Ford Brokaw.
|Siblings||Brother: Peter Fonda.
Half-Sister: Frances de Villers Brokaw.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||1. Love Affair with her boyfriend James Franciscus.
2. Jose De Vicuna (1956).
3. Claude Terrail.
4. Sandy Whitelaw.
5. William Wellman Jr.
6. Robert Scheer.
7. Michelle Phillips.
8. Mick Jagger.
9. John Phillips.
10. Warren Beatty.
11. Frank Gardner.
12. Donald Sutherland.
13. Sven Nykvist.
14. Lorenzo Caccialanza.
|Boyfriend||Richard Perry (2009-2017).|
|Husband/Spouse Name||1. Roger Vadim (m. 1965 - div. 1973).
2. Tom Hayden (m. 1971 - div. 1990).
3. Ted Turner (m. 1990 - div. 2001).
|Son||Troy O'Donovan Garity.|
|Daughter||1. Vanessa Vadim.
2. Mary Luana Williams (adopted).
|School||1. Emma Willard School.
2. Greenwich Academy.
|Alma Mater.||Vassar College.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Marlon Brando.
Actress: Katharine Hepburn.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Seychelles.|
|Love to do||Reading, Theatre Play & Artwork.|
|Favorite Food||Continental Cuisine.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$200 million US dollars (As of 2019).|
|Salary, Income & Earnings||--|
|Mobile or Phone Number||--|
|Home Details||Will Update.|
|Email Address||Not found.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Jane Fonda
- Wikipedia: Actress Jane’s sibling “Peter Fonda” passed away on August 16, 2019, after he lost a long battle with lung cancer. Her wife “Susan Brewer” also mourned upon his death.
- He was 79 years old at the time of his death. Jane released an official statement about her brother’s demise and claimed that she is incredibly sad about his passing.
- Peter has survived his daughter “Bridget Fonda” and a son Justin Fonda.
- In her successful career, she nominated for the Academy Award seven times. She received the honor for the movies like Julia, The China Syndrome, On Golden Pond, The Morning After, etc.
- The beautiful actress is a health-conscious person and follows a strict diet in order to maintain her weight which is around 57 kilograms (126 pounds).
- The Coming Home Actress Jane Fonda’s height is 5 feet 8 inches tall (173 cm).
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- Jane also won a Primetime Emmy Award for TV film “The Dollmaker” in 1984 for her incredible performance.
- The actress also actively working as a fitness guru for many years and launched her first exercise video “Jane Fonda’s Workout” in 1982.
- Fonda also got involved in political activism in support of the Civil Rights Movement During the 1960s.
- In 1995, she was listed on the 21st position on the Empire magazine in the list of “100 Sexiest Stars in Film History”.