Her middle name was given to her by her godmother; she finds it embarrassing.
Vanessa is 5'3" (1.60m) tall.
Her two favorite colors are peach and lavender.
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 successful 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.
She has her look-alike puppet in the French show "Les Guignols de l'info" (1988).
She is the signature face of Chanel.
Vanessa has dated Lenny Kravitz.
Her parents are André and Corrine Paradis.
Vanessa is the older sister of Alysson Paradis.
She shares a birthday with Hector Elizondo, Jean-Baptiste Maunier, Anna Galiena, writer Jean Racine and composer Giacomo Puccini.
Her childhood idols included James Dean and Marilyn Monroe.
Sang with her husband Johnny Depp and Iggy Pop at a concert.
As of 2006, living in France with long term boyfriend Johnny Depp and their children Lily (6) and Jack (4).
Released the hit single "Joe le Taxi" in 1987.
Son: Jack John Christopher Depp III, born 9 April 2002
Daughter: Lily-Rose Melody Depp, born 24 May 1999
Vanessa Paradis: I love to dress up but the idea of that red carpet scares me so much.