Jane Fonda Biography

Updated On Oct 08, 2018 Published On Jul 14, 2017
Facts of Jane Fonda
Date of Birth: 1973 , December-21
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Jane Fonda
Birth Name Jane Seymour Fonda
Father Henry Fonda
Mother Frances Ford Seymour
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Los Angeles, California, U.S
Ethnicity White/Native American
Profession Actor
Net Worth $200 million
Famous for Tall Story
Affair with Richard Perry
Married Yes
Married to Roger Vadim, Tom Hayden, Ted Turner
Children 4
Divorce Roger Vadim, Tom Hayden, Ted Turner
Education Vassar College
Awards BAFTA and Golden Globe Awards
Movies Barbarella, Khute, On Golden Pond, Monster-in-Law
TV Show Elena of Avalor
Sisters Frances Villers Brokaw
Siblings Peter, Frances Villers Brokaw
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Jane Fonda is a famous American actress, political activist, and a writer who was born on December 21, 1973, in New York City, New York, United States. She was born as the daughter of father actor Henry Fonda and mother a Canadian socialite Frances Ford Brokaw.

She has a maternal half-sister Frances Villers Brokaw and a brother, Peter; who is also an actor. Age-wise, Peter Fonda is two years younger than Jane. She completed her education at Emma Willard School in New York and from Vassar Colege in Poughkeepsie. She belongs to White ethnicity and her nationality is American.

Jane Fonda’s married three times, her first husband was Roger Vadim; a famous movie director. The marriage ceremony was held in Las Vegas in 1965 when she was 28 years' of age. After living together for about eight years, the couple divorced. Together they have a daughter, Vanessa. Roger died at the age of 72 years' on 11 February 2000 with the cause of death being cancer. 

After her divorce to former spouse Vadim, Jane Fonda married her second husband, Tom Hayden on January 19, 1973. Although the couple lived a happy life together and gave birth to two children, they couldn’t continue their marriage for long and got divorced in 1990 at the age of 53 years'

Leaving Tom Hayden, Jane Fonda married her spouse, Ted Turner, who is a businessman and the founder of CNN, TurnerBroodcastSystem (TBS) and TNT network. After marriage, the couple remained together for about 10 years and then Jane and her spouse got divorced without bearing any children.

Richard Perry is another member on the list of Jane's boyfriends. They started dating from 2009, however, they couldn’t continue their relationship for a lifetime and separated after eight years and presently, Jane Fonda seems single. According to some sources, she has also adopted one of her children, a daughter, Mary Luana Williams

Jane Fonda is one of the successful personalities of Hollywood, she has been featured in a number of movies and TV shows such as Barbarella, Khute, On Golden Pond, Monster-in-Law, The China Syndrome, This is where I leave you as well as has appeared in different magazines.

Recently, Jane Fonda can be seen in the movies such as Our Souls at Night as Addie Moore and Book Club as Vivian. As for her TV shows, she is cast in the American computer adventure TV series, Elena of Avalor where she portrays the voice character of Shuriki

After a huge success in the movie industry and by collecting a large amount of salary from movies and tv shows, according to available data, Jane Fonda's recent net worth is around $200 million


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Born in New York City, New York, United States

December 21 , 1973

Jane Fonda is a famous American actress, political activist, and a writer who was born in the early 1970s, in New York City, New York, United States. She was born as the daughter of actor Henry Fonda and the Canadian socialite Frances Ford Brokaw

Married with Roger Vadim

August 14 , 1965

Jane Fonda got married to her first husband, Roger Vadim on August 14, 1965. The couple lived together for about eight years and they had a daughter named Vanessa, but they didn't continue their relation for a long time.

Married with Tom Hayden

January 19 , 1973

Jane Fonda married her second husband, Tom Hayden on January 19, 1973. They were happy with their two children. and spent 17 years of their life supporting each other; however, they divorced on June 10, 1990.

Married with Ted Turner

December 21 , 1991

Jane Fonda's third husband was Ted Turner, they were married on December 21, 1991. The couple was together for, but they had not any child. Like her previous marriages, Jane couldn’t continue with Ted for a lifetime and got divorced on May 22, 2001.

Was in relationship with Richard Perry


After getting divorced with Ted Turner, she started dating American producer, Richard Perry from 2009. They were together as a perfect couple and stayed together for eight years, however, they broke up in 2017.

Net Worth around $200 million


Jane Fonda is a former fashion model and a fitness guru as well an actress and a political activist. She has been successful in her professional career and has been able to earn a good sum from her professional career. In 2017, her net worth was estimated to be around $120 million. As of 2018, she has a net worth of around $200 million

Movie debut from Tall Story


Jane Fonda made her debut in the movie industry from, Tall Story which was released in 1960. The movie was directed by Joshua Logan and in that movie, she has the role of June Ryder.

Television debut from A String of Beads


Jane Fonda made a debut on television appearing in the, A String of Beads which was released in 1961. In that television series, she played the role of Gloria Winters, afterward she appeared in numbers of television shows and series.

First exercise video named Jane Fonda’s Workout


Jane Fonda is also a former fitness model and released many exercise videos. Her first video is Jane Fonda’s Workout which was released in 1982. After then, she released many videos; until now, her last video is Jane Fonda’s Am/Pm Yoga for Beginners; released in 2012.