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Jane Fonda Biography; Net Worth, Age, Height, Family, Ethnicity, Movies And TV Shows

Jane Fonda is an American actress, writer, political activist, environmentalist, former fashion model, and fitness guru.

Jane Seymour Fonda was born on December 21, 1937, in New York City, New York, the USA to parents, Frances Ford Brokaw Seymour (Canadian-born socialite) and Henry Fonda (American actor).

Jane Fonda’s mother committed suicide while undergoing treatment at Craig House psychiatric hospital in Beacon, New York in 1950 when Fonda was 12 years old. Jane Fonda is of English, French, and Scottish ethnicity. She has a brother, Peter Fonda who was also an actor, as well as a maternal half-sister named Frances de Villers Brokaw.

With regards to her educational background, Jane Fonda attended Greenwich Academy in Greenwich, Connecticut before going to the Emma Willard School in Troy, New York. She later enrolled at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York but later dropped out and went to Paris for six months to study art.

Before her acting career took off, Jane Fonda ventured into modelling and had appeared twice on the cover of Vogue. Jane Fonda’s acting career got a major breakthrough following her performance in the tragedy They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? (1969).

Jane Fonda won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress and earned her first Oscar nomination for Best Actress for her noteworthy performance. She has since been selective in her movie roles.

Jane Fonda was inducted into the California Hall of Fame in December 2008 and later inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame as well in 2019. On November 23, 2020, she was listed as one of the BBC’s 100 Women.

Jane Fonda Height

Jane Fonda stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m).

Jane Fonda Net Worth

Jane Fonda has a net worth estimated to be $200 million.

Jane Fonda Husband

Jane Fonda is presently not married. She has been married three times but failed at sustaining her marriages. She first tied the knot with French film director Roger Vadim, married on August 14, 1965, at the Dunes Hotel in Las Vegas. However, their marriage ended in a divorce.

Jane Fonda later married activist Tom Hayden as well as the cable-television tycoon and CNN founder Ted Turner. However, both marriages did not work out well and ended in divorce.

Jane Fonda Children

Jane Fonda is the mother of three children including Vanessa Vadim (born September 28, 1968), Troy O’Donovan Garity (born July 7, 1973) and Mary Luana Williams (adopted in 1982).

Jane Fonda Movies

  • Old Gringo
  • The Morning After
  • Agnes of God
  • Rollover
  • Stanley & Iris
  • Monster-in-Law
  • Georgia Rule
  • All Together
  • Peace, Love & Misunderstanding
  • The Butler
  • Better Living Through Chemistry
  • This Is Where I Leave You
  • Youth
  • Fathers and Daughters
  • Our Souls at Night
  • Book Club
  • Luck

Jane Fonda TV Shows

  • A String of Beads
  • 9 to 5
  • The Dollmaker
  • The Newsroom
  • The Simpsons
  • Grace and Frankie
  • Elena and the Secret of Avalor
  • Elena of Avalor
  • The Ellen DeGeneres Show
  • Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? 
  • Make It Work!