Elsa Pataky is a Spanish supermodel, actress, and film producer. She speaks fluent English, Romanian, Italian, and French in addition to her native language of Spanish. As a member of Teatro Cámara de ngel Gutiérrez in Madrid, Pataky started her acting career.
When she was chosen for the television series Al Salir de Clase, she had to drop out of school. She has since worked on numerous projects in the UK and France, where she first experienced working in both the English and French languages.
She co-starred in the 2004 French film Iznogoud, and in August 2006, she was featured on the cover of Maxim. In the episode Any y Paula, Ultrajadas of the Mexican television programme Mujeres Asesinas, Elsa Pataky played Paula Moncada.
She played the title role in Dario Argento’s action noir movie Give ‘Em Hell, Malone and Giallo. She starred alongside soccer player Christiano Ronaldo as the female face of the first collection of jewels from Time Force’s Ultimate Jewel line.
She co-starred with Dwayne Johnson as Officer Elena Neves in the film Fast Five. She was recognized as one of the Breakout Stars to Watch in 2011 on the MTV Network.
Elsa Pataky’s Early Life
Elsa Lafuente Medianu Pataky, the daughter of Romanian publicist Cristina Medianu Pataky and Spanish biochemist José Francisco Lafuente, was born in Madrid, Spain.
A film director named Cristian Prieto Median is her younger half-brother. She has the last name Pataky in honor of Rosa Pataky, her maternal grandmother.
Pataky studied journalism and acting at the Universidad CEU San Pablo while there. She speaks English, Italian, Portuguese, French, and Romanian well in addition to Spanish and Romanian.
Elsa Pataky’s Personal Life
She dated American actor Adrien Brody from 2006 to 2009 after dating French actor Michal Youn from 2004 to 2006.
Early in 2010, she began dating Australian actor Chris Hemsworth after they connected through mutual agents. During the 2010 Christmas season, Pataky and Hemsworth got married. A girl and identical twin boys are among their three children.
The family relocated to Byron Bay in Hemsworth’s native Australia in 2015, leaving Los Angeles behind.
Pataky defeated publishing company Ediciones Zeta at Spain’s Supreme Court and was awarded €310,000 in September 2012.
Topless images of Pataky that had been taken with a long lens as Pataky was changing clothes at a photoshoot for Elle magazine were published by Interviu magazine, owned by Zeta, in March 2007. The Zeta organization declared that it will challenge the judgment in court.
Elsa Pataky’s Career Life
Pataky was a part of the Teatro Cámara de ngel Gutiérrez company in Madrid. She eventually dropped out of school after getting a role in the TV show Al salir de clase.
She first used working in English and French on some of her later projects, which were co-productions with the UK and France. She played Seora Vera Hidalgo, trophy wife of Gaspar Hidalgo and mistress of Captain Grisham, in the television series Queen of Swords (2000).
She was credited in the opening titles but only appeared in 14 of the 22 episodes. She also played the instructor Raquel, who fell in love with her student Marcos, in a recurrent role in the television series Los Serrano Fran Perea.
Pataky co-starred in the French film Iznogoud and had appearances in over ten Spanish movies (2004). Additionally, she appeared on the cover of Maxim’s August 2006 edition.
She played Paula Moncada in the 2009 episode “Ana y Paula, Ultrajadas” of the Mexican television series Mujeres Asesinas. She also starred in Dario Argento’s Giallo, Malone, and the action noir movie Give ‘Em Hell.
Pataky replaced footballer Cristiano Ronaldo as the female face of Time Force’s jewelry business Ultimate Jewel’s debut collection.
In the film Fast Five, she portrayed Officer Elena Neves, while Dwayne Johnson portrayed Luke Hobbs, her partner. She was listed as one of the 2011’s Breakout Stars to Watch on MTV Networks’. Natalie Portman’s replacement in Thor: The Dark World’s post-credit scene was Pataky.
In the sixth, seventh, and eighth films in the Fast & Furious series, respectively, Fast & Furious 6 (2013), Furious 7 (2015), and The Fate of the Furious (2017), Pataky returned as Elena Neves.
In 2018, Pataky played Adrielle Cuthbert in the Australian online series Tidelands. It was made available on Netflix on December 14th, 2018.
In the June 2022 film Interceptor, which was helmed by Matthew Reilly, Pataky plays the major character.
Elsa Pataky’s Featured Movies
Elsa Pataky was up in Madrid, Spain, and later attended CEU San Pablo University where she majored in acting and journalism. Spanish, English, French, Italian, and Romanian are just a few of the languages she is fluent in.
She started her professional acting career in Spain with Teatro Camara de Angel Gutierrez.
After being cast in the television series “Al Salir de Clase,” she left college in 1997.
Since then, she has had appearances in a variety of movies and TV shows, including “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,” She is married to “Thor” star Chris Hemsworth, and the two are parents to three kids.
Elsa Pataky Net Worth
Elsa Pataky’s net worth is $50 million dollars. Elsa Pataky is a Spanish model, actor, and producer. It should be mentioned that Elsa’s shared assets with her husband since 2010, actor Chris Hemsworth, account for the majority of her net worth.
Supermodel, actress and film producer Elsa Pataky is from Spain and is thought to be worth $5 million. In Madrid, Spain, on July 18, 1976, Elsa Lafuente Median was born.
Elsa played Seora Vera Hidalgo, trophy wife of Gaspar Hidalgo and mistress of Captain Grisham, in the television series Queen of Swords in 2000.
In the television series Los Serrano, she later played the teacher Raquel in recurrent episodes. She appeared in 10 Spanish movies in all.
She co-starred in the 2004 French film Iznogoud, and in August 2006, she was featured on the cover of Maxim.
In the episode Any y Paula, Ultrajadas of the Mexican television programme Mujeres Asesinas, Elsa Pataky played Paula Moncada. She played the title role in Dario Argento’s action noir movie Give ‘Em Hell, Malone and Giallo.