Last Updated on: April 20, 2020 by: Celebs Podium
Spanish actress Elsa Pataky is known for the reprising role of Elena Neves in the Fast and Furious movie series. She has been a more significant part of the Hollywood industry since the early 90s.
Elsa Pataky Bio & Family
The model was born as Elsa Lafuente Medianu on 18 July 1976 in Madrid, Spain. Talking about her family, she was raised by parents, José Francisco Lafuente and Cristina Medianu Pataky. Other than them, she has a younger half-brother: Cristian Prieto Medianu. He works as a cinematographic director.
Elsa went to the Universidad CEU San Pablo, to study journalism and also take acting classes. She stands at the height of 5 feet 3.5 inches (161 cm) tall and weighs around 51 kg.
How Much Net Worth Does She Have?
The 43-year-old has a net worth of $5million from both modeling and acting careers since the mid-90s. Elsa’s first big-screen debut came for the role of Chica revista in the 1997 short film, Solo en la buhardilla. Some of her other films are Iznogound (2005), Giallo (2009), Fast & Furious 6 (2012), Furious 7 (2015) The Fate of the Furious (2017), and 12 Strong (2018).
Elsa Pataky as Elena Neves in The Fate of the Furious alongside actor, Vin Diesel (Picture: Hollywood Reporter)
Besides the silver screen, she has been part of many TV credits like Tio Willy (1998), Clara (2002), 7 vidas (2003), Mujeres asesinas (2009), and Tidelands (2018). Likewise, her husband, Chris Hemsworth‘s net worth is over $130 million from professional acting since 2002. He is most famous for the recurring role of Thor in movies like Thor (2011), The Avengers (2012), Thor: The Dark World (2013), Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Avengers: Infinity Wars (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019).
Elsa Dated An Actor Before Marrying Chris!
The Fast and Furious series actress and Chris first met in early 2010 through their mutual representatives. Within a few months, they went to exchange their wedding vows on 26 December 2010. Two years later, they welcomed their first child as a daughter, India Rose, on 11 May 2012. Then the family became four and five upon twin sons, Sasha and Tristan, in March 2014.
Elsa Pataky with husband Chris Hemsworth at the premiere of Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood on 22 July 2019 in Hollywood, California (Picture: Zimbio)
Before Chris, she was dating American actor Adrien Brody in 2006. For a fact, her former boyfriend had bought a 19th-century estate in New York on her 31st birthday in July 2007. After featuring in the October 2008 issue of the HELLO! magazine broke up in 2009.
Some Interesting Facts About Elsa Pataky
- Elsa’s father is a Spanish biochemist, while her mom is a Romanian-born publicist.
- Her mother belongs to Romanian and Hungarian ancestry.
- The actress uses the name ‘Elsa Pataky’ from her maternal grandmother, Rosa Pataky.
- Besides Spanish and Romanian, she is fluent in English, Italian, Portuguese, and French.
- Her husband topped the Forbes list of world’s highest-paid actors in 2014, 2015, and 2018.
- She has over 3.6 million Instagram followers.