Career: Vanessa found fame at the age of 14 when her single Joe Le Taxi was a big hit in France and the UK. In 1991 she appeared in a TV commercial for Chanel, where she was dressed as a bird in black feathers, swinging in a gilded cage. In the early 1990s she moved to the US to work with Lenny Kravitz and her single Be My Baby was a top ten hit in the UK and France. She has had a successful career as a recording artist and actress in France and in 2011 she became the face of Chanel’s new lipstick, Rouge Coco.
Relationships: She dated Lenny Kravitz for three years in the early 1990s and then entered a relationship with Johnny Depp since 1998. They have two children, Lily-Rose Melody Depp, born 27 May 1999, and John Christopher “Jack” Depp III, born 9 April 2002. In June 2012, Johnny and Vanessa announced that they had separated amid rumours that he had an affair with actress Amber Heard. But the former couple remain close.
FYI: Vanessa and Johnny own an island in the Bahamas.