Vanessa Paradis

Singer and Actress
Born Dec 22, 1972

Vanessa Chantal Paradis is a French singer, model and actress. She became a child star at 14 with the worldwide success of her single "Joe le taxi". Since then, she has accomplished a career in music, movies and modelling.

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1972 Birth Born on December 22, 1972.
1983 10 Years Old She recorded her first single, "La Magie des surprises-parties", in 1983 and performed it in an Italian festival in 1985.


1987 - 1989 3 More Events
She released the album Variations sur le même t'aime in 1990, containing a remake of the Lou Reed song "Walk on the Wild Side".
1991 18 Years Old In 1991, Paradis promoted the fragrance Coco for Chanel. … Read More
1992 19 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1992, she moved to the United States to work with Lenny Kravitz, whom she also dated at the time. … Read More


1993 20 Years Old In March 1993, Paradis started her first international tour, the Natural High Tour; she performed in France, England and Canada. … Read More
1994 21 Years Old In April 1994, Paradis filmed Élisa, under the direction of Jean Becker. … Read More
1997 24 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1997, Paradis played in Un amour de sorcière with Jeanne Moreau and Jean Reno, before filming Une chance sur deux, with Alain Delon and Jean-Paul Belmondo. … Read More
1998 25 Years Old 1 More Event
…  She was in a relationship with American actor Johnny Depp from 1998 to 2012; they have two children: Lily-Rose and John "Jack" Christopher Depp III. … Read More


2004 - 2005 2 More Events
2006 33 Years Old Meanwhile, she was included in the French children's album and concert Le Soldat Rose in 2006.
2007 34 Years Old Paradis released a new album (Divinidylle) in 2007 which was released in the UK on 11 December (September in France). … Read More
2008 35 Years Old Paradis won two 'Les Victoires de la Musique' awards for this album in February 2008.
Some of her later projects include a greatest hits CD (Best of Vanessa Paradis) which includes the commercial jingle "I love Paris in the Springtime"; she also starred in the animated film Un monstre à Paris, released in 2010. … Read More
2011 38 Years Old Her 2011 international tour included performances in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe and Turkey.
2012 39 Years Old After her split from Johnny Depp, she had a relationship with French singer Benjamin Biolay from 2012 to 2015.


In May 2013, Vanessa Paradis released a new album, Love Songs, a double LP produced by French singer and producer Benjamin Biolay. … Read More
2016 43 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2016, Paradis starred in Yoga Hosers with her daughter Lily Rose, as a history teacher.
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