Bridget Jane Fonda

Bridget Fonda is an American actress and the daughter of well-known actor Peter Fonda. Continue reading to learn more about her.

Quick Facts

Full Name Bridget Jane Fonda
Height 168cm
Nationality American
Date of Birth 1964/1/27
Birth Country United States
Birth Place Los Angeles, California
Horoscope Aquarius
Father Name Peter Fonda
Mother Name Susan Brewer
Grand Father Name Henry Fonda
Grand Mother Name Frances Ford Seymour

Who is Jane  niece?

Bridget Jane Fonda was born in Los Angeles, California, on January 27, 1964. Her parents are actor Peter Fonda and artist Susan Jane. She is Henry Fonda’s granddaughter and Brewer and Jane Fonda’s niece. Justin Fonda is her younger brother.

Bridget’s parents, Peter and Susan, divorced when she was a child. Her father married Portia Rebecca Crockett after the divorce. In Los Angeles and Paradise Valley, Montana, the Golden Globe-nominated actress grew up with her stepmother, brother, and stepbrother Thomas McGuane Jr.

Bridget received her schooling at Los Angeles’ Westlake School for Girls, and following graduation, she enrolled at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, where she spent four years studying at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute. Bridget graduated with a bachelor’s degree in theater in 1986.

Husband and children

Bridget Jane Fonda began dating actor Eric Stoltz four years after meeting him in 1990, and the two spent eight years together. Eric is now happily married to Bernadette Moley, with whom he shares a daughter, Catalina Stoltz.

Bridget, on the other hand, dated Dwight Yoakam from 1999 to 2001 when her romance with Stoltz ended. She began dating composer Danny Elfman after Yoakam. In February 2003, the actress was involved in a rollover vehicle accident, and a week later, she married her then-boyfriend Danny Elfman.

Bridget Jane Fonda is married to Danny Elfman.
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Bridget and Elfman married on November 29, 2003, and their son Oliver Henry Milton Elfman was born on January 21, 2005. She is Richard Elfman’s sister-in-law and aunt to Bodhi Elfman, Jenna Elfman, and Louis Elfman, thanks to her marriage to Elfman. She also has a stepdaughter, Mali Elfman.

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Career and Professional Life

Bridget Fonda grew up in the famed Fonda family and knew she wanted to be an actress. She made her film debut at the age of five in her father’s 1969 film ‘Easy Rider.’ After appearing in a school production of ‘Harvey,’ she became interested in acting. Before getting the character of Mandy Rice-Davies in the British drama film ‘Scandal’ in 1989, she had a few minor roles.

In 1990, she made her film debut as journalist Grace Hamilton in the third part of ‘The Godfather.’ She appeared in a few theatrical shows in the years that followed. She starred in Barbet Schroeder’s ‘Single White Female’ in 1992. In the same year, she starred as Janet Livermore in Cameron Crowe’s ‘Singles,’ a role created especially for the director, writer, and producer.

In 1997, while on the same flight with filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, she was given the role of Melanie in “Jackie Brown.” She turned down the lead part in the television series ‘Ally McBeal’ in order to concentrate on her film career, and in 1999 she played in the monster horror comedy ‘Lake Placid.’ After co-starring with Jet Li in the action thriller film Kiss of the Dragon in 2001, she appeared on television for four episodes of ‘The Chris Isaak Show’ (2002). Despite a great career, the actress chose to retire in 2002 in order to spend more time with her family.

How much is Jane Net Worth?

Bridget Fonda is an American actress who is worth $50 million dollars. She made the most of her money as a result of her performances in movies and television shows. She has also amassed a sizable fortune via commercially successful television series. Danny Elfman, Fonda’s spouse, is also worth $50 million.

He paid $2.13 million for a property in Los Angeles’ Hancock Park neighborhood in 2000, according to public records. Danny and Bridget spent three years and $3 million refurbishing the home from the 1920s. They paid $3.6 million for the house next door in 2015, with the intention of selling the entire estate for $14.6 million in October 2020.

Bridget Jane Fonda has a net worth of $50 million.
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If sold individually, the bigger original property was marketed for $8.8 million while the smaller house was priced for $5.8 million. The residences were finally sold separately, with the larger one fetching $8.8 million and the smaller one fetching $4.2 million less than the asking price. In 2021, Fonda and Elfman paid a total of $8 million for two residences in Encino, California, that were purchased in two distinct transactions separated by several months. The property has a total area of 2.2 acres. Danny and his family also own a ranch in Santa Barbara, which they purchased in the mid-1990s.

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