Elsa Pataky is a famous Spanish actress, model and wife of Australian actor Chris Hemsworth. Some of her famous works are Fast & Furious franchise (as Elena Neves), Manual of Love 2, Snakes on a plane, Clara and many other projects.
Her work has been recognized with the Young Talent Award at the Festival de cine de Zaragoza and the Yoga Award. In 2019 she published a book titled Strong: How to Eat, Move and Live with Strength and Vitality. She’s recently been in the spotlight because she’s been busy filming for an upcoming 2022 movie called Interceptor.
Elsa Pataky was born on July 18, 1976 in Madrid, Spain. Her parents’ names are Jose Francisco Lafuente, a Spanish biochemist and Cristina Medianu Pataky, a Romanian publicist. She has a half brother who is younger than her and his name is Cristian Prieto. Her maternal grandmother’s name is Rosa Pataky.
Elsa completed her high school education at a local school in Spain but didn’t reveal much information about it. She went to the Universidad CEU San Pablo for studying journalism and also took acting classes. Apart from Spanish and Romanian, Elsa is fluent in Italian, French, English, and Portuguese.
Elsa Pataky career
Elsa Pataky started her career in the entertainment industry. In 1997 she was first cast in Solo en la buhardilla and Al salir de clase. The next year she starred in a series called Tio Willy and La Vida en el aire.
In 2000 she worked on many projects such as The Art of Dying, Tatawo, Less is more, Hospital Central and Queen of Swords. In 2001 she appeared in films such as Don’t tempt me and Twelfth Night.
The next year her work was featured in a series and film entitled Clara, Paraiso and Peor Impossible. From 2003 to 2015 she worked on many TV series and film projects.
The names of the project were Beyond Re-Animator, El furgon, Atraco a las 3… y media, Romasanta: The Werewolf Hunt, Santos, Mr. Nice, Shorts, Fast Five, Skate or Die, Fast & Furious 6, Furious 7 , 7 Vidas, Mujeres asesinas, Los Serrano and many other projects.
In 2017, she starred in a film called The Fate of the Furious. Over the next year she worked on a TV series and film called 12 Strong and Tidelands. After four years, she was cast as JJ Collins in the film Interceptor as some of her work was postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Elsa Pataky biography
|Real name||Elsa Lafuente Medianu|
|Date of birth||July 18, 1976|
|Age (as of 2022)||45 years|
|Place of birth||Madrid, Spain|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 3” – in centimeters – 161 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 52kg – in pounds – 114 pounds|
|shoe size||7 (USA)|
Elsa Pataky Family
|Father||Jose Francisco Lafuente|
|mother||Cristina Pataky Medianu|
|University||Universidad CEU San Pablo|
|Who is Elsa Pataky’s husband?||Chris Hemsworth|
|children||Three (India Rose, Sasha & Tristan Hemsworth)|
Elsa was previously in a relationship with Michael Youn. Michael is a French actor and was in a relationship for two years before they parted ways. She then began dating Adrien Brody, an actor, in 2006 and broke up in 2009.
In 2010, she met Chris Hemsworth through mutual friends. That same year, they tied a knot in an intimate ceremony during the Christmas season. In 2015 they moved from Los Angeles to Byron Bay in Australia. They are blessed with three children whose names are India Rose Hemsworth, Sasha Hemsworth and Tristan Hemsworth.
Elsa Pataky net worth
Elsa Pataky has primarily earned from her acting career. Known for her acting skills, she is also very talented as she speaks many languages fluently, thanks to which she received many project offers. In addition, she could also earn money through professional model shoots for magazine covers and the promotion of a brand. However, her net worth estimate numbers are not available, her husband’s net worth is $76.4 million and is on Forbes Highest Paid Actors list. They live a lavish lifestyle together.
Facts About Elsa Pataky
- Her father used to work as a biochemist, her mother is a former publicist.
- Her half brother works as a film director.
- She is fluent in English, Italian, Portuguese, French, Spanish and Romanian.
- She was a member of a Madrid theater company called Teatro Camara de Angel Gutierrez.
- In 2018 she was nominated for the CineFashion Film Award in the category Best Actress.
- She dropped out of school after being cast in a series called Al Salir de Clase.
- In September 2012, she won a €310,000 lawsuit in Spain’s Supreme Court against the publishing group Ediciones Zeta for publishing topless photos of her getting changed for a shoot for Elle magazine.