She is called an angel for an angel face and angelic voice. For fifteen years she has become one of the most popular singers, to twenty-five – the most brilliant young actress in France. She beat all the living legends of French cinema – Zhannom Sea, Gerard Depardieu, Alain Delon and Jean-Paul Belmondo and put a spell on one of the most handsome men.
Vanessa Paradis was born on 22 December 1972 in the Paris suburb of Saint-Maur. Her parents were both directors raised his daughter in a peaceful and happy atmosphere. The girl was fond of singing and dancing since early childhood. Uncle of Vanessa, a French actor Didier Pain, quickly recognized the vocal talent and persuaded her niece to let her parents Vanessa on television contest of “L’Ecole des fans”. May 3, 1980 7-year-old Vanessa was the first impression of show business, performing on the famous song contest Philip breaker “Emilie Jolie”.
There was a huge success, but the parents of Vanessa is not much enjoy it. They preferred that it would continue its peaceful existence in their new home on the banks of the river Marne. But next year, they have allowed Vanessa to take part in Junior Eurovision pop song at the Eurovision prize in Italy in Turin. Vanessa did not win, but participated in the contest gave her a valuable musical experience for her future career.
In 1985, Vanessa uncle Didier Pain, invited her niece to the studio in Paris, where his friends worked on the musical works for the actress Sophie Marceau. When they heard the voice of a young Vanessa, they were so impressed that he offered to write a song for her. So a song that has received a resounding success “Joe le taxi”. “Joe le taxi” appeared on April 27, 1987, and became very popular in France. By August 1, she became a single N1 – has sold more than 1 million copies. The song became a hit in 15 countries. So the 15-year-old Vanessa Paradis became a star. Her uncle, Didier Pain became her manager, and the parents of Vanessa began to follow closely behind her singing career in order to protect the boy from the operation and to transfer its entire profit to the bank account until she turns 18.
In November 1989 Vanessa Paradis began her acting career, playing a starring role in Jean Claude Brisseau “White Wedding”. Despite all the difficulties, Vanessa played well and proved to the audience that it – not only in Bmpatichnaya muzzle. After explicit erotic scenes, where a young girl posed naked ladies on the streets after her spit and it happened that pulled her hair, and reputable journals published polls “What women hate Vanessa?”. The walls of entrance to the house where she lived Paradis, were filled with obscenities, and her younger sister had to leave college, where she was called “sister whores.” The following year, Vanessa Paradis has received two prestigious awards for this film.
February 21, 1990, the young actress was awarded the “Romy Schneider” and less than a month later, on March 3, she was recognized as “Best Young French actress.” She went albums “Variations Sur Le Meme T’aime” (1990), “Vanessa Paradis” (1992) “Live” (1994). Also, Vanessa Paradis paid tribute to the modeling business, having signed a contract with “Chanel”. Depp she met in 1992 in New York, where Vanessa flew to a meeting with the producers – so breathe a New York draft, chat with friends.
Johnny at the time also had a girlfriend. He was fond of Kate Moss. Kate Moss before he was fond of Winona Ryder. With Kate bound to something deep and serious. She understood him, they were almost engaged, and Kate gave Johnny a black ring in the form of a death’s head. “This is so you do not forget that you are mortal,” – said Kate. Because – that’s it – Johnny never thought about it, as is generally thought about nonsense – of life or death there. He is constantly balancing between. And it is heavily failures that are not saved or Kate, or death’s head, which she gave.
And then there was in their company, Vanessa. She flew from Paris. And then flew away to Paris. It has been nice. She spoke with a French accent. Then she fell badly on the set of Johnny and charmed with his leg in plaster. These two were all that is necessary for the ideal romantic couple: they share the ocean, and social origin. But all were united, even the names, for Johnny in the Russian equivalent – Vanya. Well, nothing a couple: Ivan and Vanessa. No one really knew for whom the angel (the so-called Vanessa) each month crosses the ocean.
There were no photos in love couple in society pages, there was no discussion of the details of the novel in the magazines. In 1997, Vanessa starred in the mystical comedy Rene Manzoni “Spellbound Love”. She plays the young witch, who rescues her baby from an evil sorcerer Milk, played by Jean Reno. “I loved to play the role of the mother …” – More than once in an interview with Vanessa. But journalists did not pay any attention to these words until such time as the love of Vanessa’s role mommy to (and Johnny Depp) does not take concrete form. The first child, daughter Lily-Rose Melody Depp, came from Vanessa and Johnny Depp during the filming of this movie.
She was born in Paris, at the American Hospital Noe. After birth, Vanessa changed externally: thin incredible, with her face disappeared puppet, his cheeks became the fashion vpalymi.Vse were shocked. You bet! Johnny Depp – is not just a movie star, a guru of the young generation of Hollywood! Their love was immediately called love angel and demon.
According to Depp, becoming a father – the best thing that happened to him in life. He has changed a lot. I bought a house in the style of the thirties glamora and moved there with baby Vanessa. But their happiness was short-lived: Depp returned to his former girlfriend. Even love is not easy to Vanessa was given. But she was not desperate. As a result of her tenacity and almost childish fascination Johnny returned. Even more: the happy couple gave birth to her second child.
The boy was named Jack. Mr. Depp has said that the baby would live in France, because in America, “too much violence.” Children are not prevented from Vanessa to pursue her musical career.
Vanessa Paradis released her first single, "Joe le Taxi, in 1987, and the song became a #1 hit in France. Soon after she began her singing career, she crossed over into acting, making her debut inNoce Blanche at age 17. After several more successful albums and films, establishing Paradis’s status as French superstar, she started modeling (again) and had two children with actor Johnny Depp.
Singer, actress. Born Vanessa Chantal Paradis in Saint-Maur-des-Fosses, France on December 22, 1972, to interior designers Andre and Corrine. Paradis enjoyed singing from an early age. Her career began to develop when she was eight years old, after her uncle, record producer Didier Pain, used his connections to get his nice on the popular French TV show L'Ecole Des Fans (The School of Fans). The program gave children the opportunity to perform their own renditions of popular songs on a a television talent show. Paradis sang a song from the musical Emilie Jolie by Philippe Chatel, who was the special guest on the program.
At the age of 13, Vanessa Paradis recorded her first single, "La Magie Des Surprises-Parties" ("The Magic of Surprise Parties"). But her career didn't take off until the age of 16, when she released her first single "Joe le Taxi" (1987). The song became a No. 1 hit in France, and a year later she launched her debut album, M&J (1988). The album, featuring her popular single "Joe le Taxi," peaked at No. 13 on the French Album Chart, making Paradis an overnight sensation.
Soon after she began her singing career, Paradis crossed over into acting. She made her debut in the film Noce blanche (White Wedding) in 1989 at the age of 17. In the film, Paradis played a teenage drug addict who has a love affair with her older professor. Her performance earned her a Cesar, France's most prestigious acting award.
Her next album, Variations Sur Le Mme T'aime (1990) (Variations on the Same Theme) featured a remake of the Lou Reed hit, "Walk on the Wild Side," and was produced with the help of French actor and producer, Serge Gainsbourg. The new record was an even greater success, ranking No. 6 on the French charts and receiving high praise from critics. This same year, Vanessa's nymphish looks attracted the attention of the Chanel fashion and cosmetics company. The talented actress and singer became the face of Chanel's perfume line, Coco, in 1991.
When Vanessa turned 20, she released her first English album, the self-titled Vanessa Paradis. Her boyfriend at the time, American musician Lenny Kravitz, helped Paradis write and produce the album. Critics lauded the record as Paradis' greatest achievement to date, and fans agreed. Vanessa Paradis landed at No. 1 on the French music charts, and the single "Be My Baby" made it into the Top 40 in the U.K., Sweden and Austria.
After the success of her third recording, Paradis launched a European tour.
She played more than 70 concerts, and released the album Vanessa Paradis Live (1994) before returning to France to star in the drama Elisa (1995) opposite Gerard Depardieu. Once again, Paradis' performance garnered rave reviews from critics, and propelled the starlet firmly into the ranks of A-list actors. After the success of this film, Paradis devoted herself almost entirely to acting.In 1999 Paradis managed to balance pregnancy and a new film project. She played a woman on the edge of death in the movie La Fille du Pont (Girl on the Bridge), which became an arthouse classic in both France and the U.S. That same year, on May 27, 1999, Paradis gave birth to daughter Lily-Rose Melody Depp.surprised audiences with her next film choice: the romantic comedyUn Amour de Sorciere (1997) (Witch Way Love). She followed up her performance with the action comedy Une Chance Sux Deux (1998). That same year, Paradis met American actor Johnny Depp while he was in France filming his new movie The Ninth Gate (1999). They instantly hit it off, and by the end of the year the couple announced that they were expecting their first child.
Inspired by her foray into family life, Paradis created the 2000 album, Bliss. Companion Johnny Depp played guitar on several of the tracks, and the voice of Lily Rose was also featured on the album. Bliss was an instant hit and, following the success of her past album, also hit No. 1 on the French charts. She released her second live album, Au Zenith, in 2001. The next year, in April of 2002, she and Depp welcomed son, John Christopher "Jack" Depp III.
Paradis continued to act, model, and sing, appearing in the film Mon Ange (2004), while also promoting Chanel's new line of handbags, Ligne Cambon, and working on a new album.
In 2007, she stepped back into the spotlight with her long-awaited album Divinidylle, which earned the multi-talented Paradis two Les Victoires de la Musique awards and resulted in a successful music tour to promote the album. That same year she also appeared in the film La clef (2007).
Paradis became the new face of fashion line Miu Miu in 2008, shortly after the company released Kirsten Dunst from the campaign. Paradis is also currently at work on the films The Midwife Crisis and Un monstre a Paris April which will be released in 2010.
Paradis, Depp and their children currently split their time between homes in Los Angeles, Paris, New York and the Bahamas.
M & J (1987)Francia #13
Variations Sur Le Même T'aime (1990) Francia #6
Vanessa Paradis (1992) Francia #1 (Reino Unido #45)
Vanessa Paradis Live (1994) Francia #7
Bliss (2000) Francia #1
Vanessa Paradis live au Zenith (2001) Francia #19
Divinidylle (2007), Francia #1
Vanessa Paradis, best of (2010), Francia #1
Love songs (2013),13 de mayo 2013, Francia #1
"Joe Le Taxi" (#1, 1987)
"Manolo Manolete" (#10, 1988)
"Marilyn & John" (#4, 1988)
"Maxou" (#13, 1988)
"Coupe Coupe" (#20, 1989)
"Tandem" (#22, 1990)
"Dis-lui Toi Que Je T'aime" (#41, 1990)
"Be My Baby" (#5, 1992)
"Sunday Mondays" (#41, 1992)
"Que fait la vie?" (2000)
"Made in asia" (2006)
"Divine Idylle" (2007)
"Dès que j'te vois" (2007)
"Les Piles"(verano del 2008) (en dúo con Matthieu Chédid)
"Joe le taxi" (2008) (directo)
"Il y a" (2009)
"Joe le taxi (versión acústica)" (2010)
Love song (2013)
Station quatre septembre (2013)
Noce blance (1989) by Jean-Claude Brisseau.
Elisa (1965) by Jean Becker.
Un amour de sorcière (1997)by René Manzor.
Une chance sur deux (1998) by Patrice Leconte.
La Fille sur le pont (1999) by Patrice Leconte.
Lost in La Mancha (2002) by Keith Fulton and Louis Pepe.
Atomik Circus, le retour de James Bataille (2004) by Didier Poiraud and Thierry Poiraud.
Tony 'n' Tinas's Wedding (2004) by Roger Paradiso.
Mon ange (2005) by Serge Frydman.
The Gypsy's Curse (2005) by Philippe Decouflé.
La clef (2007) by Guillaume Nicloux.
L'arnacoeur (2010) by Pascal Chaumeil.
Un monstre á Paris (2011) by Bibo Bergeron.
Café de Flore (2011) by Jean-Marc Vallée.
Je me suis fait tout petit (2012) by Cécilia Rouaud.
Cornouaille (2012) by Anne Le Ny.
Duba ï Flamingo (2012) by Delphine Kreuter.
Fading Gigolo (2013) by John Turturro.