Bridget Fonda Biography

Updated On Jul 21, 2019 Published On Jul 18, 2019
Facts of Bridget Fonda
Name Bridget Fonda
Birth Name Bridget Jane Fonda
Father Peter Fonda
Mother Susan Jane Brewer
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Los Angeles, California, USA
Ethnicity White
Profession Former actress
Net Worth $10 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blond
Face Color White
Boyfriend Eric Stoltz
Married to Danny Elfman
Children Oliver Elfman
Education New York University
Movies The Godfather Part III, Kiss of the Dragon
TV Show Jacob Have I Loved, 21 Jump Street
Siblings Justin Fonda and Thomas McGuane Jr.
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Bridget Fonda is a former American actress known for her roles in movies like The Godfather Part III, Singles, and Jackie Brown. Her last feature movie was the Kiss of the Dragon.

Bridget Fonda: Early Life, and Education

Bridget Jane Fonda was born on January 27, 1964, in Los Angeles, California, in a family of actors. She was born to artist-mother Susan Jane Brewer and actor-father Peter Fonda. Her grandfather Henry Fonda was also an actor. Similarly, her aunt Jane Fonda is also an actress.

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After Bridget’s parents’ divorce, she lived with her father and stepmother Portia Rebecca Crockett in Coldwater Canyon in LA and Paradise Valley, Montana.

Fonda grew up with a brother, Justin Fonda, and stepbrother, Thomas McGuane Jr.  


Bridget Fonda completed her high school studies from Westlake School for Girls. She studied method acting from New York University’s Tisch School of Arts and graduated from NYU in 1986.

How old is Bridget Fonda?

Bridget Fonda’s age is 55, as of 2019.

Personal Life: Marriage, Boyfriend, Kids

Bridget Fonda is married to composer and former Oingo-Boingo member Danny Elfman. The couple married on November 29, 2003.

A week prior to Bridget’s engagement with Danny in February 2003, she was in an accident in Malibu stretch of highway where her sports car flipped and crashed. The accident left her with a fractured vertebra.

Bridget CAPTION: Bridget Fonda with her husband, Danny Elfman. SOURCE: rock-cafe

Fonda and Elfman have a son named Oliver Elfman. They have been married happily for more than 15 years.

She was previously in a relationship with American actor Eric Stoltz. Bridget and Eric dated for eight years from 1990. She ultimately broke up with her boyfriend in 1998.  

How tall is Bridget Fonda?

Bridget Fonda has a height of 5 feet and 6 inches (1.68m).

Bridget Fonda‘s Career

Bridget’s film debut was at the age of five in the movie Easy Rider as a child alongside her father Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper. Her first major movie was Scandal in 1989 alongside actors like John Hurt and Joanne Whalley.

Fonda’s got her breakthrough role in 1990 in the hit movie The Godfather Part III. The movie starred Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, and Andy Garcia in the lead.

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In 1997, she starred in the movie Jackie Brown where she played the part of the character Melanie. The role was given to him by Quentin Tarantino on an airplane.

The 55 years old actress’ last movie was Kiss of the Dragon with Jet Li. She also appeared in TV shows like Jacob Have I Loved, 21 Jump Street and Night Visions.

Her last project was in the TV movie Snow Queen in 2002.

Net Worth of Bridget Fonda

Although Bridget has not been on screen for over 15 years, she was involved in more than 40 projects during her tenure.

Her movie The Godfather Part III earned $136.8 million in the box office. Similarly, her last feature movie Kiss of the Dragon collected $64.4 worldwide.

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Bridget also appeared in several TV shows as a guest. According to sources, an actor earns an average of $7,000 per episode for guest appearances in shows.

Looking at all her accomplishments during her active years, Bridget Fonda has an estimated net worth of $10 million, as of 2019.

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Born in Los Angeles, California

January 27 , 1964

Bridget Fonda was born on January 27, 1964, in Los Angeles, California, to a family of actors. 

Graduated from New York University


Bridget Fonda studied method acting from New York University’s Tisch School of Arts and graduated from NYU in 1986.

Starred in movie Scandal


Fonda's first major movie was Scandal in 1989 alongside actors like John Hurt and Joanne Whalley.

Starred in movie The Godfather Part III


Fonda’s breakthrough role was in 1990 in the hit movie, The Godfather Part III with movie Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, and Andy Garcia.

Married Danny Elfman

November 29 , 2003

Bridget Fonda married composer Danny Elfman on November 29, 2003. They have a son named, Oliver Elfman.

Last project was TV film, Snow Queen


Bridget's last project was in the TV movie Snow Queen in 2002. She has not been active after that.

Net worth estimated to be $10 million


Bridget Fonda has an estimated net worth of $10 million, as of 2019, from her accomplishments in her active years,