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.
Facts of Bridget Jane Fonda
|Full Name||Bridget Jane Fonda|
|Date of Birth||1964/1/27|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Birth Place||Los Angeles, California|
|Father Name||Peter Fonda|
|Mother Name||Susan Brewer|
|Grand Father Name||Henry Fonda|
|Grand Mother Name||Frances Ford Seymour|
Bridget Jane Fonda- Niece of Jane Fonda
Bridget Jane Fonda was born on January 27, 1964, in Los Angeles, California. She is the daughter of actor Peter Fonda and artist Susan Jane. She is Brewer and Jane Fonda‘s niece and Henry Fonda‘s granddaughter. She has a brother named Justin Fonda.
Bridget’s father, Peter and mother, Susan divorced when she was young. After the divorce, her father married Portia Rebecca Crockett. The Golden Globe-nominated actress grew up with her stepmother, her brother and stepbrother Thomas McGuane Jr. in Los Angeles and Paradise Valley, Montana.
As for education, Bridget attended the Westlake School for Girls in Los Angeles, and after graduation, she enrolled at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, where she studied at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute for four years. Bridget earned a BFA in drama in 1986.
Bridget Jane Fonda- Husband & Kids
Bridget Jane Fonda began dating actor Eric Stoltz four years after meeting him in 1990, and they were together for eight years. Now, Eric is happily married to Bernadette Moley and has a daughter named Catalina Stoltz.
On the other hand, Bridget, after her relationship with Stoltz, dated Dwight Yoakam from 1999 to 2001. After Yoakam, she started seeing composer Danny Elfman. Interestingly, the actress was involved in a rollover car accident in February 2003, and a week later she got engaged to her then-boyfriend Danny Elfman.
Bridget and Elfman married on November 29, 2003, and on January 21, 2005, the couple welcomed their son Oliver Henry Milton Elfman. From her marriage to Elfman, she is sister-in-law to Richard Elfman and aunt to Bodhi Elfman, Jenna Elfman, and Louis Elfman. Also, she has a stepdaughter named Mali Elfman.
Bridget Jane Fonda’s Net Worth Collection
Bridget Fonda is a $50 million-dollar-wealthy American actress. She amassed most of her fortune through her roles in films and television shows. She has also made a lot of money from commercially successful television shows. Fonda’s husband, Danny Elfman, also has a net worth of $50 Million.
According to public records, Danny paid $2.13 million for a home in Los Angeles’ Hancock Park neighborhood in 2000. Danny and Bridget spent three years and approximately $3 million renovating the 1920s-era home. They bought the house next door for $3.6 million in 2015 with the plan to sell the entire estate for $14.6 million in October 2020.
The larger original home was listed for $8.8 million, and the smaller house was listed for $5.8 million if sold separately. The houses were eventually sold independently, with the larger one fetching the asking price of $8.8 million and the smaller one bringing a discount of $4.2 million. Fonda and Elfman paid a total of $8 million for two side-by-side homes in Encino, California, in two separate transactions separated by several months in 2021. The total size of the property is 2.2 acres. They also have a ranch in Santa Barbara that Danny bought in the mid-1990s.
Bridget Jane Fonda’s Career Highlights
Bridget Fonda was born into the famous Fonda family and was destined to become an actress. She was only five years old when she debuted in her father’s 1969 film ‘Easy Rider.’ She became interested in acting after performing in a school production of ‘Harvey.’ She had a few minor roles before landing the role of Mandy Rice-Davies in the British drama film ‘Scandal’ in 1989.
The actress made her breakthrough as journalist Grace Hamilton in the third installment of ‘The Godfather’ film in 1990. In the years that followed, she appeared in some theatrical productions. In 1992, she starred in Barbet Schroeder‘s ‘Single White Female.‘ That same year, she played Janet Livermore in Cameron Crowe‘s ‘Singles,‘ a role written specifically for the director, writer, and producer.
The celeb was offered the role of Melanie in ‘Jackie Brown‘ in 1997 while on the same flight as director Quentin Tarantino. She declined the lead role in the television series ‘Ally McBeal‘ to focus on her film career, and she starred in the monster horror comedy ‘Lake Placid‘ in 1999. She appeared on television for four episodes of ‘The Chris Isaak Show‘ (2002) after co-starring with Jet Li in the action thriller film Kiss of the Dragon in 2001. Despite a successful career, the actress retired in 2002 to focus on her family.
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