Bridget Fonda was born on 27 January 1964 in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. Her father Peter Fonda is an American actor like her grandfather Henry Jaynes Fonda. Her aunt was also an actress and her grandmother was a well-known American socialite. Mother Susan Jane Brewer too is an artist and she named Bridget after actress Margaret Sullavan's daughter.
Even thought Bridget mother is Susan, her parents divorced very early so she was raised by Portia Rebecca Crockett whom father Peter married later. She has a brother named Justin and a stepbrother Thomas McGuane Jr. According to imdb, she got admitted at the New York University and graduated after four years in method acting. Before that, she got enrolled at Westlake School for Girls located in Los Angeles.
It seems that Bridget wanted to give full time to her husband and her family. She left the entertainment industry in 2002 and then got married. She is married to her husband Danny Elfman. They tied their knot with each other on 29th November of 2003 and since then, they are living their blissful life together. She also has one child, a son together with Danny. She gave birth to their first child, Oliver Henry Milton Elfman in mid-January of 2005.
Previously, she dated Eric Stoltz whom she met in 1986. After that, they started dating each other in 1990 but they ended their relationship after eight long years.