Chris Hemsworth’ wife Elsa Pataky is an actress, model, and producer. Elsa Pataky should wear a capital S on her chest, for she is a Superwoman!
It all Began in Spain
Elsa Pataky, born Elsa Lafuente Medianu on July 18, 1976 in Madrid, Spain makes multitasking in Hollywood look too easy. She hails of Hungarian, Romanian, Spanish descent and is the child of a biochemist and publicist. Elsa Pataky studied journalism and acting at CEU San Pablo University in Spain and has three children with husband Chris Hemsworth. Along with her native tongue of Spanish, Elsa Pataky is fluent in English, Romanian, Italian, Portuguese, and French.
Career of Elsa Pataky
Elsa Pataky’s career began in the Teatro Cámara de Ángel Gutiérrez theater company as an actress. Elsa Pataky starred in over ten French and Spanish films. Elsa Pataky made her American debut in Snakes on the Plane alongside Samuel L. Jackson as Maria. As an actress, Elsa Pataky later starred in Give Em Hell Malone in 2005 and hit the big screen in Fast and the Furious in 2009 as Elana Neves. Since her first appearance in Fast and Furious, the character of Elana Neves has continued to appear throughout the Fast and Furious franchise.
Highest Paid Model in the World
In November 2017, Elsa Pataky led People With Money’s annual list of the “100 highest paid models”, with a record earnings of over $75M for the year, giving her net worth a great boost. Since her career began in modeling, Elsa Pataky has been on the cover of many magazines. Here a list of her 2017 covers: 1. October 2017 on the cover of Cosmopolitan magazine (Spain edition) 2. August 2017 on the cover of Glamour magazine (Spain edition) 3. May 2017 on the cover of Hola Magazine (Spain) 4. April 2017 on the cover of Women’s Health (Poland edition) 5. February 2017 on the cover of Vanidades Magazine (Mexico)
Elsa Pataky on the cover of Cosmopolitan Spain
Elsa Pataky on the cover of Glamour Spain
Elsa Pataky’s Hola Magazine cover
Workout pro Elsa Pataky on the cover of Women’s Health Poland
Vanidades cover with Elsa Pataky
The Wife of Chris Hemsworth
Elsa Pataky and Australian actor Chris Hemsworth met through a mutual friend in 2010 and the two quickly became a couple. During the Christmas holiday of 2010, the couple were married and soon after welcomed their first child, daughter India Rose. Throughout their marriage Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky created two more children, a son Tristan and daughter Sasha. Life was not always rosy for the pair. During an interview for GQ Australia, Chris Hemsworth confirmed how wife Elsa Pataky made sacrifices so he could pursue his dream of becoming a successful actor in Hollywood. The sacrifices did not go without being rewarded. In 2011, Chris Hemsworth was cast as Thor in the epic movie. The role of Thor sky-rocketed Chris Hemsworth’s career into stardom. After the premiere and success of Thor, Chris Hemsworth went on to star in Snow White and the Huntsman and Ghostbusters. Though he’s had much success in Hollywood since marrying his wife Elsa Pataky, Chris Hemsworth continue to strive for becoming the best husband he can be. Chris Hemsworth states how during the taping of his recent successful movies, his wife barely saw him for a full year. The couple had to fall back in love with one another according to Chris Hemsworth. But with the success he’s received, a happy wife and family is his highest accomplishments.
Chris Hemsworth in action on the set of the movie Thor.
Chris Hemsworth as character Thor
Elsa Pataky in Fast and Furious 6
5 Facts to Know about Chris Hamsworth’s Wife
Fact #1: Elsa Pataky and Chris Hemsworth share a seven year age difference. Fact #2: Elsa Pataky doesn’t have her toned body through pure workout routines, the actress/model practiced Shotokan for 15 years. Fact #3: Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky share a romance that is filled with friendship and laughter. Chris Hemsworth is known to have stated one of his wife’s greatest attributes is her sense of humor. Fact #4: Elsa Pataky’s brother-in-laws are Chris Hemsworth’s brothers Liam and Luke. The three brothers are known throughout Hollywood as the ‘Hemsworth Brothers’. Fact #5: Both Elsa Pataky and Chris Hemsworth have been featured in Cosmopolitan magazine. Elsa Pataky was on the cover of the Cosmopolitan Spain edition and Chris Hemsworth was named one of the 2011 Fun and Fearless Men.
Elsa Pataky and Chris Hemsworth are the couple to watch in Hollywood. Elsa Pataky and Chris Hemsworth have a combined net worth of about $65M. Lately, Elsa Pataky has shared many heartwarming pictures of her family on instagram. The pictures show Chris Hemsworth working out with his wife, family vacations, and overall pictures of the family laughing and being happy. Elsa Pataky and Chris Hemsworth continue their journey of marriage and family, they are enjoying the fruits of the sacrificing labors that they put into each other in the earlier years. This couple shows how not giving up on one another can be rewarding. Elsa Pataky remains the busy actress, model, producer, mother, and wife who enjoys a busy life filled with joy and success.