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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 22 December 1972Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, Val-de-Marne, France
Birth NameVanessa Chantal Paradis
Height 5' 3" (1.6 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Vanessa Paradis is a renowned French actress, model and singer born in 1972. She started her career as a model and singer before becoming a movie star. Her song "Joe Le Taxi" brought her success in 15 countries at the age of 14. Later, in 1990, she was awarded a 'César' (French equivalent of Oscar) for her debut movie Noce blanche (1989). For the next 5 years, she concentrated on her musical career, she rejected Pedro Almodóvar and John Boorman. In 1995, she appeared in Élisa (1995), but decided to concentrate on her private life with Johnny Depp and their children. After several years, Vanessa continued her singing and acting career.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Kornel Osvart < osvart@iname.com>

Trivia (21)

Gave birth to her daughter Lily-Rose Melody Depp, with Johnny Depp, on 27 May 1999.
Her son John Christopher "Jack" Depp III was born on 29 April 2002.
Niece of Didier Pain.
Achieved the UK Top Ten hit singles twice in five years, with "Joe Le Taxi" (No. 3, March 1988) and "Be my baby" (No. 6, November 1992). Other less sucessful releases include "Sunday Mondays" (No. 49, March 1993) and "Just as long as you are there" (No. 57, July 1993). Her debut hit also spent eleven weeks at the top of the French chart.
Has her look-alike puppet in the French show Les guignols de l'info (1988).
Parents are André and Corinne Paradis.
Older sister of Alysson Paradis.
French citizen.
Her idols as a child were James Dean and Marilyn Monroe.
Is the face of Coco Chanel.
Sang with Johnny Depp and Iggy Pop at a concert.
Dedicated her 2000 album "Bliss" to Johnny Depp and their daughter Lily.
She and Johnny Depp reside in the Hollywood Hills and on a farm in Southern France; they also own apartments in Paris, Manhattan and in the Bahamas.
March 2008: Won "Female Artist of the Year" and "Best Song/Variety Album of the Year" at Victoires de la Musique, the top music award in France.
Became the new voice of Aéroports de Paris. The first commercial using her voice debuted June 2, 2008.
Was announced as being the new spokeswoman for the fashion line, "Miu Miu", after Kirsten Dunst was fired (2008).
Named 'Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres' (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) by the French government in 2007. The honour is bestowed upon people "who have significantly contributed to the enrichment of the French cultural inheritance".
Her 2007 album "Divinidylle" received an NRJ Music Award nomination for "Best French Album".
Was honored alongside Karl Lagerfeld at the Cannes Film Festival Madame Figaro party on May 18 at the Canal Plus Patio.
Has amicably separated from boyfriend of 14 years Johnny Depp [June 19, 2012].
Living in France with long term boyfriend, Johnny Depp, and their children, Lily (6) and Jack (4).

Salary (3)

Mon ange (2004) €250,000
The Magic Roundabout (2005) €500,000
L'arnacoeur (2010) 300,000 Euros plus 1,000,000 Euros of film's final gross

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