Elsa Pataky is a well-known Spanish actress, model, and movie producer. Elsa Pataky is best known internationally as ‘Elena Neves,’ the name of her character in the ‘The Fast and the Furious franchise for several years.
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How much is the net worth of Elsa Pataky?
Elsa Pataky is a $50 million dollar net worth Spanish model, actress, and producer. It should be noted that the majority of Elsa’s net worth is due to her joint assets with her husband, actor Chris Hemsworth, since 2010.
Elsa Pataky was born in Madrid, Spain, and attended CEU San Pablo University, where she majored in Journalism and Acting. She is fluent in a number of languages, including Spanish, English, French, Italian, and Romanian. Her professional career began in the theater, where she worked with Teatro Camara de Angel Gutierrez in Spain. After being cast in the television show “Al salir de clase,” she dropped out of college in 1997. She has since appeared in films and television shows such as “Hospital Central,” “Queen of Swords,” “Less Is More,” “Don’t Tempt Me,” “El furgon,” “7 Vidas,” “Los Serrano,” “Romasanta: The Werewolf Hunt,” “Ninette,” “Snakes on a Plane,” “Manual of Love 2,” “Skate or Die,” “Giallo,” “M She is married to “Thor” actor Chris Hemsworth, and the couple has three children.
Childhood and Adolescence of Elsa Pataky
Elsa Lafuente Medianu was born in Madrid, Spain. Her date of birth is July 18, 1976. She will be 44 years old in 2020, and her zodiac sign is Cancer. Cristina Medianu Pataky is her mother’s name, and José Francisco Lafuente is her father’s.
Her mother is a well-known publicist, and her father is a biochemist from Spain. She also has a younger half-brother named Cristian Prieto Medianu. He is a director of photography. Pataky is of Hungarian and Romanian descent through her mother.
Education of Elsa Pataky
Elsa studied journalism at the Universidad CEU San Pablo. She also began taking acting classes in order to pursue her dream of becoming an actor. She is fluent in English, Italian, and French, in addition to Spanish and Romanian, having studied languages throughout her childhood and early acting career.
Pataky, likewise, was a member of the Madrid theater company ‘Teatro Cámara de ngel Gutiérrez,’ and she eventually dropped out of university when she was cast in the local Spanish TV series ‘Al Salir de Clase’ in 1997. Many of Pataky’s subsequent films were co-productions with the United Kingdom and France, exposing her to both French and English. This aided her career as well.
Elsa Pataky’s Professional Career
Pataky was a member of the cast of the US television series ‘Queen of Swords’ (2000). She appeared in 14 episodes of the series as ‘Seora Vera Hidalgo.’ The series, however, was not a success and was canceled after only a few episodes aired. She also had a recurring role as a young teacher in love with her student in the Spanish TV series ‘Los Serrano’ as a young actress. She made an appearance in 11 episodes of the long-running drama.
Her success in Spain has been nothing short of spectacular, with roles in over 18 films and three television series. She has also participated in numerous national endorsements and made numerous celebrity appearances. Her first film, ‘El Arte de Morir,’ was a huge success in Spain.
Furthermore, she has consistently worked in a variety of film genres, including comedy, action, drama, and thriller. Her performance as the title character in the comedy film ‘NINETTE’ (2005), written and directed by ‘Academy Award’ winner José Luis Garci, earned her unanimous critical acclaim. It also cemented Pataky’s reputation as a rising star and potential leading lady.
More on her professional background
Elsa has appeared in a number of Spanish films. She appeared in the French film ‘Iznogood’ and ‘Manuale d’amore 2’ as a co-star (2007). The latter had Italy’s second-largest box-office opening weekend ever. Elsa appeared in another French film, ‘Skate or Die,’ directed by Miguel Courtois, in 2008. She did, however, achieve international acclaim in Hollywood.
Pataky began her Hollywood film career in 2006, with a supporting role in the film ‘Snakes on a Plane,’ in which she co-starred with Samuel L Jackson. She rose to prominence after starring as ‘Officer Elena Neves in the 2011 film ‘Fast Five,’ alongside Dwayne Johnson as her partner, ‘Luke Hobbs.’
Pataky reprised her role as ‘Neves’ in the sixth, seventh, and eighth installments of the ‘Fast and Furious’ franchise, ‘Fast & Furious 6’ (2013), ‘Furious 7’ (2015), and ‘The Fate of the Furious’ (2017). Pataky starred in the promotional campaign for Time Force’s first jewelry collection, ‘Ultimate Jewel,’ alongside footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, in 2010.
Following that, ‘NextMovie.com’ named her one of the “Breakout Stars to Watch in 2011.” Pataky played ‘Adrielle’ in the Australian web series ‘Tidelands.’ On December 14, 2018, it was made available on Netflix. She was the producer of the 2013 romantic drama ‘The Wine of Summer.’
Personal Existence of Elsa Pataky
From 2004 to 2006, Elsa was in a relationship with French actor Michal Youn. Youn ended his relationship with her after discovering she was cheating on him. As a result, he planned to surprise her on her birthday while she was filming Snakes on a Plane in Canada, but when he arrived at her hotel, he discovered her kissing one of the film’s producers. He flew back to Paris after giving her a bouquet of flowers he had purchased for her.
In 2006, Pataky began dating American actor Adrien Brody. Brody gave her a large 19th-century estate in upstate New York for her 31st birthday in 2007. The couple was later photographed relaxing at their New York home and was featured in a 30-page article in ‘HELLO!’ magazine (October 2008). They did, however, split up in 2009.
Pataky began dating Australian actor Chris Hemsworth in early 2010. They’d met through their joint management team, ‘ROAR.’ After being engaged for 5 months, Pataky and Hemsworth married on December 26, 2010. They have three children: India Rose Hemsworth, born in May 2012, and Tristan and Sasha Hemsworth, born in March 2014.
The Spanish publishing group ‘Ediciones Zeta’ was ordered to pay Pataky €310,000 in damages by Spain’s ‘Supreme Court’ in September 2012. According to reports, the magazine ‘Interviu,’ which is part of the ‘Zeta’ stable, published revealing photos of Pataky that were secretly taken while Pataky was changing during a 2007 photoshoot for ‘Elle.’
Body Dimensions of Elsa Pataky
Elsa stands 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs approximately 51 kilograms. Likewise, her chest-waist-hip measurements are 34-24-33 inches. She has a slim build. She also wears a size 4 dress (US). Elsa has lovely blue eyes and blonde hair.
Social Media of Elsa Pataky
Elsa is very active on social media. Her Instagram account, @elsapatakyconfidential, has over 3.7 million followers. She is active on Twitter, where she has over 77.4K followers. Similarly, her official Facebook page has over 331K followers.
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