Patti Hansen

Inside Biography

Patti Hansen is an American model and actress who has appeared on the covers of Seventeen, Harper's Bazaar, American Vogue, Cosmopolitan, and Glamour. She has been married to legendary musician Keith Richards with who she shares two children. Richards is a Rolling Stone band member.

Early Life, Family, and Education

Patti Hansen was born on March 17, 1956, in Tottenville, New York, the United States of America. Names of her father and mother are not available.

She has five siblings and she was the youngest of her parents' seven children; one of the children died before Hansen was born. She is of American nationality and Norwegian ancestry. She belongs to the white ethnicity.

Hansen was raised in a close-knit working-cla s s family. Her grandparents immigrated to America from Norway and settled in Brooklyn.

As for her education, Hansen studied at the prestigious Professional Children's School in Manhattan but she later dropped out in order to focus on modeling.


Patti Hansen was discovered by photographer Peter Gert at the age of 14. Gert then took her to a party hosted by the Wilhelmina Models founder Wilhelmina Cooper.

Cooper signed Hansen to her agency and she then started landing modeling jobs. She has since appeared on the pages and covers of many renowned magazines such as Seventeen, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, American Vogue, and Harper's Bazaar.

CAPTION: Patti Hansen on magazine cover SOURCE:

She also had worked in campaigns for Calvin Klein, Revlon, and André Courrèges. She was featured on a billboard in Times Square for her works in the Calvin Klein campaign.

She then appeared on the cover of Esquire, celebrating "The Year of the Lusty Woman," in December 1978. She was presented on the Millennium cover of American Vogue in November 1999.

In 2004, Hansen was featured in ads for Guerlain's perfume Shalimar Light along with her daughters Alexandra Richards and Theodora Richards.

In addition to being a model, Hansen is also an actress. She has appeared in three feature films; Rich Kids (1979), They All Laughed (1981) and Hard to Hold (1984).

Salary and Net Worth

Being a successful supermodel and actress, there is no doubt that Patti Hansen earns a decent amount of money.

The exact figure of her net worth is not available but her husband, Keith Richards, has an estimated net worth of $340 million, according to the Wealthy Gorilla website.

The website has listed Richards in the "Top 20 Richest Rockstars".

Personal Life: Married to Wife Patti Hansen

Moving towards the personal life of Patti Hansen, she has been married to the Rolling Stone singer and co-founder Keith Richards. The two walked down the aisle in a beautiful ceremony on December 18, 1983.

The couple shares two adorable daughters, Alexandra Richards and Theodora Richards, together.

CAPTION: Keith Richards and Patti Hansen Wedding SOURCE: Pinterest

Hansen was also previously married to an actor, James DePaiva, from 1981 to 1983.

Keith has three more children; daughter Angela Richards and sons Marlon Richards and Tara Richards from his previous relationship with an actress, Anita Pallenberg.

by Arsad, 04 Sep, 2019

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