Elsa Pataky Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 21 Jan, 2016
Facts of Elsa Pataky
Date of Birth: 1976 , July-18
Age: 42 years old
Birth Nation: Spain
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
Name Elsa Pataky
Birth Name Elsa Lafuente Medianu
Father José Francisco Lafuente
Mother Cristina Pataky Medianu
Nationality Spanish
Birth Place/City Madrid
Ethnicity White
Profession Model, Actress
Net Worth $5 million
Salary $588,235
Eye Color Green
Hair Color White Brown
Body Measurements 34-24-33
Weight in KG 51 KG
Married Yes
Married to Chris Hemsworth (m. 2010)
Children India Rose Hemsworth, Tristan Hemsworth, Sasha Hemsworth
Education CEU San Pablo University
Movies Fast Five 2011
TV Show Los Serrano
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Elsa Lafuente Medianu is a Spanish model, actress, and a film producer who was born on 18 July 1976. She is professionally known Elsa Pataky, and is Spanish by nationality. Elsa Pataky was born in Madrid, Spain as the daughter of Jose Francisco Lafuente, a Spanish biochemist, and Cristina Pataky Medianu, who worked as a publicist, Elsa has a mixed ancestry in family of Romanian and Hungarian descent. Pataky attended the CEU San Pablo University, studying journalism and taking acting classes. Pataky was a member of the Madrid theatre company Theatro Caacute. Pataky is best known for her role as Elena Neves in Fast Five (2011), Fast and Furious 4(2013) and Furious 7 which will be released in (2016). She has appeared in the films like Snakes on a Plane (2006), Giallo (2009) and Malone (2009). She also starred in the Spanish film Di Di Hollywood in 2010.

Eventually, she left school when she was cast in the television series Al salir de clase. Some of her subsequent films were co-productions with the UK and France, which introduced her to working in English and French. She was in the cast of the television Queen of Swords (2000) as Senora Vera Hidalgo, trophy wife of Gaspar Hidalgo and mistress of Captain Grisham, credited in the opening titles but appearing in only 14 of the 22 episodes. She also had a recurring role in the television series Los Serrano, playing teacher Raquel, who fell in love with her student Marcos (Fran Perea). Pataky has appeared in over 10 Spanish films and co-starred in the French film Iznogoud (2004). She was also on the cover of August 2006 issue of Maxim. She was cast in 2009 in the Mexican series Mujeres Asesinas as Paula Moncada in the episode Ana y Paula, Ultrajadas. She also starred in the action movie Give Em Hell, Malone and Dario Argento’s Giallo Pataky became the female face for the first collection of Time Force’s jewelry line Ultimate Jewel, opposite football star Cristiano Ronaldo. She played Officer Elena Neves in the movie Fast Five, with Dwayne Johnson as her partner. MTV Networks NextMovie.com named her one of the Breakout Stars to Watch for in 2011. Pataky was a stand in for Natalie Portman in the post end credit scene in Thor: The Dark World. In 2015, she reprised her role as Elena Neves in Furious 7, the seventh installment of The Fast and the Furious series.

Pataky began dating American actor Adrien Brody in 2006. For Pataky’s 31st birthday in July 2007, Brody purchased her a 19th-century estate in New York. Pataky and Brody were featured at their New York home in a 35-page spread for HELLO! Magazine in October 2008. The pair broke up in 2009, and Pataky subsequently dated French actor Olivier Martinez that year. She then began dating Australian actor Chris Hemsworth, in early 2010, after meeting through their mutual representatives. Pataky married her boyfriend of 10 months Hemsworth, over the Christmas holidays in 2010.They have three children: daughter India Rose who was born on May 11, 2012; and twin sons, Tristan and Sasha: was born on March 18, 2014. Till date the couple is living happily and there is no any news about divorce.

Pataky’s estimated yearly income around $588,235; and Sponsorship/Endorsement amount is $130,719. Elsa Pataky is a Spanish supermodel, actress and movie producer with a net worth value of $5 million. She is also the wife of actor Chris Hemsworth, who has amassed a wealth of about $50 million. In September 2012, Pataky won 310,000 Euros in Spain’s Supreme Court against publishing group Ediciones Zeta. In March 2007, Interview magazine, owned by the Zeta, published topless photos of Pataky that had been taken with a long lens while Pataky was changing clothes during a photo shoot for Elle magazine. The Zeta group said it would appeal the decision. In addition to Spanish, she is fluent in English, Romanian, Italian, and French.