The 81-year-old Jane Fonda is not only an American actress, she is also a writer, political activist, former fashion model and fitness guru. The multi-talented Jane has an extraordinary career. Having been active in the industry for years, she is regarded as one of the prominent actresses in the industry.
She has been in the film industry since 1960 and has tons of honors and awards entitled to her name for her immense acting skills. She has been part of films such as They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969), Julia (1977), The China Syndrome (1979), The Morning After (1986), On Golden Pond (1981). and many more. Currently, Jane has the estimated net worth of $120 million as of 2018.
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Jane was married to Roger Vadim, the director of her movie Barbarella. After the first divorce, she has been married thrice. In 2017, Jane split with husband Richard Perry, a record producer, after being married for 8 years.
Jane with former boyfriend Richard Perry
Jane Fonda, as said before, is involved in several fields, and she has been able to excel in each of her interest. Jane has created an outstanding career in her life. So, to find more about her career history and earnings as well as net worth, continue to read below.
Career of Jane Fonda: Professional Life
Fonda's interest in acting arose after performing in a charity show The Country Girl at the Omaha Community Playhouse in 1954. At that, she attended Vassar College in Poughkeepsie but dropped out to study arts in Paris.
After several performances on stage, she made her Broadway debut in 1960 from the play There Was a Little Girl and made the big screen debut with Tall Story in the same year. Later on, Jane established herself as an actress via roles on movies such as Period of Adjustment, Walk on the Wild Side, Sunday in New York, Cat Ballou, Barefoot in the Park and Barbarella.
Jane Fonda on the movie Barbarella
Jane won her first award for Best Actress for playing the role of the gamine Bree Daniels in the movie Klute. The award was provided by Academy Awards. Klute also won her the Gloden Globe Awards.
The movie 9 to 5 with Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton was Jane's critically acclaimed movie which was also the second highest-grossing film in 1980. On Golden Pond was the only movie in which she had co-starred with her father Henry Fonda. The movie awarded Henry with Academy Award for Best Actor before his death.
Jane Fonda with 9 to 5 co-actors Lily Tomlin, and Dolly Parton during Emmy Awards
In 1984, Fonda won Emmy Award under the category of Outstanding Lead Actress for The Dollmaker, and again in 1985 for Agnes of God. Later in her career, she was nominated for Academy Awards for several other roles.
Along with acting, Jane also did aerobics and strengthening exercises under the direction of Leni Cazden. In 1982, she began releasing exercise videos and workout books. It thus became her second career. Her workout book Jane Fonda's Workout and its video version became her best-selling book and the highest selling home video.