Elsa Pataky (full name: Lafuente Medianu) was born on 18th July 1976 in Madrid, Spain. She is a Spanish actress, model and film producer best known for her role of Elena Neves in “The Fast and the Furious” franchise.
Elsa started her career on stage with a theatre company in Madrid and ended up leaving school when she was cast in a Spanish team series, “Al salir de clase”. She then went on to work in productions in the UK and France, which helped develop her language abilities.
She started work on “The Fast and the Furious” franchise with “Fast Five” and subsequently went on to star in the following sixth, seventh and eighth installments of the series.
She has appeared on the cover of magazine “Maxim” in 2006 and is the female face of Time Force’s jewelry line, Ultimate Jewel, opposite Cristiano Ronaldo the famous footballer.
She is an only child; her mother is Hungarian/Romanian and her father is Spanish.
Elsa Pataky Religion
It is widely believed that Elsa is Catholic, due to her Spanish roots. However, this is only speculation as Elsa herself does not talk openly on the subject.
Elsa Pataky Political Views
She does not comment on political issues or provide insight as to her political preferences. The only thing we know is that she often supports a number of breast cancer charities.
Elsa Pataky Hobbies
Elsa likes to keep fit in many ways, and ensure she practices yoga up to four times a week, which she attributes to her overall fitness.
She owns her own Ducati motorcycle which she rides around a specially designed bike track.
She also enjoys rollerblading, snowboarding and horse riding.
Elsa is fluent in five different languages: Spanish, English, French, Romanian and Italian.
When she was dating actor Adrian Brody, he bought her a 19th Century estate in New York.
She is seven years older than her husband Chris.
She has been known to do her own stunts, especially in the “Fast and the Furious” films.
Elsa Pataky Horoscope
Elsa is a Cancer.
Who is Elsa Pataky dating?
Elsa Pataky met and started dating actor Chris Hemsworth in 2010 and the couple married in Christmas of the same year. They have three children together, two girls and one boy, the boy and one of the girls are twin.
Prior to meeting Chris, Elsa dated American actor Adrian Brody from 2006-2009.