Who is Elsa Pataky?
Elsa Lafuente Medianu born July 18, 1976, known professionally as Elsa Pataky, is a Spanish model and actress. She is known for her role as “Elena Neves” in the Fast & Furious franchise. She has also appeared in the films Snakes on a Plane (2006), Gallo (2009), and Give ‘Em Hell, Malone (2009).
|Full Name:||Elsa Lafuente Medianu|
|Date of Birth:||July 18, 1976|
|Age:||47 years old|
|Place of Birth:||Spain|
|Occupation:||Actress and Model|
Early Life and Education
Elsa Pataky was born on July 16, 1976, in Madrid, Spain. She is 47 years old as of August 2023. She was born as an only child to José Francisco Lafuente (Father) and Cristina Medianu Pataky. Her father is a Spanish Biochemist while her mother is a Romanian Publicist. Elsa Pataky has a younger half-brother Cristian Prieto Medianu, who is known to be a cinematographic director. According to report, the actress uses the surname “Pataky” in honor of her maternal grandmother Rosa Pataky.
Elsa Pataky attended the Universidad CEU San Pablo where she studied journalism and took acting classes. Further information about her academic qualifications is scarce at this time.
While in college, Elsa was a member of the Madrid theatre company Teatro Cámara de Ángel Gutiérrez. Eventually, she left college when she was cast in the television series “Al Salir de Clase”. Elsa Pataky has appeared in over 10 Spanish films and co-starred in the French film Iznogoud (2004). She was also on the cover of the August 2006 issue of Maxim.
She also played Officer Elena Neves in the movie Fast Five, with Dwayne Johnson as her partner. Elsa Pataky reprised her role as Elena Neves in Fast & Furious 6 (2013), Furious 7 (2015), and The Fate of the Furious (2017), which was the sixth, seventh and eighth installments of Fast & Furious film series respectively.
In 2018, Elsa starred as Adrielle Cuthbert in the Australian web television series “Tidelands”. She also played the lead role in the action thriller movie “Interceptor”, which was released in June 2022.
Aside from being an actress, Elsa Pataky is also an entrepreneur. She co-founded a skincare brand called Purely Byron. The brand launched its first product in 2022.
Elsa Pataky’s Net Worth
Elsa Pataky’s net worth as of August 2023 is estimated to be $50 million. According to reports, the majority of Elsa’s net worth is attributable to her communal assets with her husband Chris Hemsworth.
Elsa Pataky’s Marriage and Wedding
As of the time of publishing this article (August 2023), Elsa Pataky is happily married to famous Australian actor Chris Hemsworth. The couple started dating in early 2010 after meeting through a mutual representative. They got married in December 2010 over Christmas weekend in Australia where they both grew up. Their union is blessed with three children, a daughter and twin boys.
Elsa Pataky’s Past Relationships
Before her marriage to Chris Hemsworth, Elsa Pataky was romantically linked with two men. She was in a relationship with French actor Michael Youn from 2004 to 2006 and American actor Adrien Brody from 2006 to 2009.
Elsa Pataky’s Children
As of the time of publishing this article (August 2023), Elsa Pataky is a proud mother of three children. Her daughter, India Rose Hemsworth is 11 years old as of August 2023, while her twin boys, Sasha and Tristan Hemsworth are 9 years old as of August 2023.