Vanessa Jansen is a South African writer, producer, actress and presenter best known for her role as the Lady of Love in the SABC1 relationship reality show All You Need Is Love, from 2003-2006.
She received the Duku Duku award for Best Female Presenter for her work on the show, in 2003.
In front of the camera, Vanessa presented the first two seasons of The Big Idea, a science show for SABC1. She was also the co-host (with Riaan Venter) of the SABC2 reality competition series Our House, in 2008.
She has also had a successful career behind the camera. Some of the productions she worked on includes documentaries such as Mosebetho – The Myth of the Raingoddess and Millennium Broadcast (both for SABC2) and also worked on international productions such as Glory Glory, Dr. Lucille, Saxon Launch and Isidingo.
She also starred in the play The Game, for which she picked up an FNB Vita award for Best Actress.