Jane Fonda is an actress, model, writer, fitness freak as well as activist. In 58 years of her career, she has earned and acquired everything that she wished for in her life. Here are the complete details about career, biography, and net worth of Jane Fonda in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Jane Fonda was born to Henry Fonda and Frances Ford Brokaw in the year 1937. She was born in New York City. At the age of 12, she lost her mother who committed suicide while she was undergoing her psychiatric treatment. This incident was a major shocker in her life, but that did not stop her aspirations. Jane went to Emma Willard School and then to Vassar College. She was once a model too before she started her career as an actor. She has even featured on Vogue’s cover page.
Fonda had been married three times in her life and then divorced. Her first husband was Roger Vadim who was a film director of French films. They got married on 14th August 1965 and had a beautiful daughter. Their daughter was named after Vanessa Redgrave Vanessa Vadim in the year 1968. Later in 1973, she got divorced in January, and three days later, she married Tom Hayden. Within six months of her marriage with Tom, she gave birth to a baby boy.
They got divorced in the year 1990, and before the divorce, they had adopted an African-American girl. The very next year in 1991, she got married the third time to Ted Turner who was CNN founder. In 2001, she got divorced from him. Post that, she wasn’t in any relationship. In the year 2009, she came into a relationship with Richard Perry who was a famous producer and by 2017 they both separated.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Fonda has received many awards in her life. One of her greatest honor was in 1962 when she got “Miss Army Recruiting” title. The “Women in Film Crystal Award” was bestowed to her in 1981. She was interested in acting and pursued her career in the field. She began acting in stage shows in the 1950s and began acting in films from 1960s. Fonda has appeared in various movies and shows.
For a movie “They Shoot Horses, Don’t they?” released in 1969, her role of Barbarella got nominated for Oscar for the first time. In the movie “Klute” she played the role of a prostitute, and in 1971 she won “Academy Award for Best Actress” for the same. She won Oscar in 1978 for her role in the flick “Coming Home”. She received “BAFTA” as well as “Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress” for the role of ‘Lillian Hellman’ in the movie “Julia”. Fonda even got nominated for the Oscar.
Again in the year 1979, she was awarded with “BAFTA Award for Best Actresses”. The 1980s was really a very lucky year for her. In the year 1984, she received “Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress” for her role in “The Dollmaker”, “Academy Award for Best Actresses” in “The Morning After” in 1986. Since she is a fitness freak, she released her fitness videos, and millions of copies got sold. She has worked hard since 2010 till present and won various awards and nominations.
She has released her autobiography book “My Life So Far” in 2005. Fonda has received various other awards including “Women’s eNews 21 Leaders”, “Palme d’Or”, “Jeanne Moreau”, “National German Sustainability Award”, and “New York Women’s Agenda Lifetime Achievement Award.”
Net Worth & Earnings
Jane Fonda is a superstar. Her estimated net worth is $220 million. She had earned so many honorable rewards and had many achievements from the year she started her career. Though, from her divorces, she has got a lot as her compensations. However, her fitness videos along with hit movies accumulated hefty revenues on her net worth.
Jane Fonda is an ambitious lady who has done everything for her passion and dream and has made herself to be the live example of success.