(biography, photos, videos) Vanessa Chantal Paradis
Vanessa Paradis biography
Vanessa Paradis was born in Saint-Maur-des-fossés, which is a suburb of the French capital. Both her parents and father andré Paradis and mother Corinne Paradis – were filmmakers. The television was related uncle Didier pain, the brother of the mother, which is a famous French actor. Also Vanessa has a younger sister, Alison Paradis, who also became an actress.
It was uncle insisted that 7-year-old Vanessa tried his hand at television. She took part in popular TV show «School of fans singing the song from the musical «Emilie jolie». The audience took the girl very warm, a lot of the audience applauded. This success strengthened the desire of Vanessa becoming a famous singer. The girl became involved with professional vocal coaches and 7 years old were able to Express themselves.
In 1987, Vanessa Paradis recorded the song «Joe le Taxi», which is a week after heads of the French hit parade, and after 2 weeks becomes the best song in all the European charts. The success of the song was so overwhelming that a simple popular song «Joe le Taxi» became classics of pop music.
After a year on the shelves comes the debut album of the young singer «M&J», which according to annual sales for 8 months goes platinum. In addition to the world of the hit «Joe le Taxi» it is worth noting rhythmic romantic song «Maxou» and the title song «Marilyn et John», dedicated to Marilyn Monroe and John F. Kennedy.
The second album «Variations sur le même t’aime», released in 1990, was produced by Serge Gainsburg. Two songs from it hit top ten songs – the beautiful ballad «Dis-lui toi que je t’aime» and reminiscent of the style of funk called «Tandem».
The next album came 2 years later and was named after the singer – «Vanessa Paradis». In the work on that album participated famous musician lenny Kravitz. Maybe that’s why this album was the first and currently the only fully English-speaking. Hits become 3 song: the opening album «Natural high» and two dance songs «Sunday Mondays» and «Be My Baby». After releasing the album Vanessa Paradis goes on a long world tour, which resulted in not only greatly increased the popularity of the singer, but the album recordings of live concerts «Vanessa Paradis Live».
Then the fans had to wait quite long for new songs by your favorite singer. Only in 2000 was the album entitled «Bliss». Unfortunately, he was unable to repeat the sensation of the first three Studio recordings. Only the song «Commando» was in the charts, although the album was a commercial success both at home and in Belgium and Switzerland. But was released after 7 years album, «Divinidylle» returned the Parade to the musical elite. The song «Divine idylle», «Dès que je te vois» and «L incendie» become parties to all the Francophone charts, and the album was named best album in France and Belgium. This success has allowed Vanessa to receive the award «Victoires de la Musique» as the best singer of the year.
The latest to date Studio album, «Love songs», released after a long break in 2013, was again quite successful. This double CD contains the 22 songs on the themes of romantic relationships, which Vanessa sings from different points of view. These songs are very personal, however, three of them won the highest places in the charts. This is the title track, «Love song» and «Les Espaces et les sentiments» and «Mi amor». The album became number one in France and Belgium and also hit the best 5-a-Boo of Switzerland.
In addition to Studio CDs, the Parade was released a couple of official compilations of the best songs and live albums, and also participated in the recording of two soundtracks. In 2004 for the film «Atomic circus: Return of James Buttle» she sang the song «Ma Petroleuse» together with the band «The Little Rabbits», and in 2011 in the animated film «Monster in Paris» in which she voiced the main character, there were a lot of songs performed by the Parade. One of them, «La Seine,» became very popular and brought the singer award film award «Cesar» for best performance of the song to the animated film.
In the movie Vanessa Paradis debuted in 1989 at the age of 17. It was the film «White wedding», in which she plays the main female role. For this role, Paradis won his first film award «Cesar» for best newcomer. But due to the large number of erotic scenes underage actress swept a wave of negative feedback from the female part of the audience, and Vanessa decided to take a break in the career of the actress.
Only 7 years later, she returned to the set and acted in the movie «ELISA», where her partner was the famous French actor Gerard Depardieu. Then it was the turn of comedic roles, among which stands out romantic-fantasy film «enchanted love,» action Comedy «One chance for two» and the tragicomedy «the Girl on the bridge». In these paintings partners Parade were global stars such as Jean Reno, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Alain Delon and Daniel Auteuil.
Movies with Vanessa Paradis appeared on a regular basis – it was down for a world tour in support of their records. In addition, some films were not too successful. In the new Millennium is to provide only work in the romantic Comedy «Heartbreaker» and the role of Jacqueline in a joint canadian-French drama «Café de Flore». This film was nominated in 13 categories canadian film award «Jeanie» and was awarded three prizes, including best actress, which went to Vanessa Paradis.
The last notable work in cinema at the moment for Vanessa is shooting the film «Beauty in Paris», released in 2014.
The first romance from Vanessa Paradis has developed with compatriot Florent Pagny, older than her by 9 years, which at the time of their acquaintance was a young singer and actor. They dated for 3 years, starting in 1988.
While recording their third album Vanessa tied the affair with lenny Kravitzes. The couple has been together for 5 years, but in 1997 they divorced.
The following year, the singer met with legendary actor johnny Depp. Their long called the most beautiful couple in show business. Vanessa and johnny almost lived 14 years in a civil marriage where they had two children — daughter Lily-rose melody born in 1999 and son Jack Christopher, the youngest 3 years. The gap was loud, but the couple parted amicably, remaining in friendly relations.
After that, Vanessa has had two serious affair – with the owner of the furniture company Usinedeco guy-David Gharbi, who she dated for about six months, and with singer Benjamin Beale, with whom she lived a little over two years.
- 1988 — M & J
- 1990 — Variations sur le même t’aime
- 1992 — Vanessa Paradis
- 2000 — Bliss
- 2004 — Atomik Circus
- 2007 — Divinidylle
- 2011 — Un monstre à Paris
- 2013 — Love songs
- 1989 — White wedding
- 1995 — ELISA
- 1997 — Spellbound love
- 1998 — One chance for two
- 1999 — the Girl on the bridge
- 2004 — Atomic circus: Return of James Buttle
- 2004 — My angel
- 2010 — Heartbreaker
- 2011 — Café de Flore
- 2013 — Under the mask gigolo
- 2014 — Beauty in Paris