Vanessa Chantal Paradis (French pronunciation: ) (born 22 December 1972), known as Vanessa 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 1991, Paradis has been a spokesmodel for Chanel. She was in a relationship with American actor Johnny Depp from 1998 to 2011, with whom she has two children. Vanessa's sister, Alysson Paradis, is also an actress.