Elsa Pataky is a Spanish model, actress and film producer. Pataky is known for her role as Elena Neves in The Fast and the Furious franchise. She has appeared in the films Snakes on a Plane, Giallo and Give Em Hell, Malone. She reprised her role as Elena Neves in Fast & Furious 6, Furious 7 and The Fate of the Furious, the respective sixth, seventh and eighth installments of The Fast and the Furious film series. In 2018, Elsa starred in the Australian web television series Tidelands as Adrielle Cuthbert.

Birth Name

Elsa Lafuente Medianu


Elsa Pataky


Actress, Producer, Former Model



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Elsa Pataky was born on July 18, 1976 in Madrid, Spain.


She’s currently 45 years old.


Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia

Sun Sign




Elsa has Hungarian and Romanian ancestry on her mother’s side.


Roman Catholicism


Elsa Pataky attended the CEU San Pablo University in Madrid, Spain, where she studied journalism and later took acting classes.


Family Details

  • Father – José Francisco Lafuente (Spanish biochemist)
  • Mother – Cristina Pataky Medianu (Publicist)
  • Siblings – Unknown
  • Relatives – Liam Hemsworth (Brother-in-law), Luke Hemsworth (Brother-in-law)

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Elsa Pataky has dated –

  • Fonsi Nieto (1999-2003) – Grand Prix motorcycle road racer, Fonsi Nieto dated actress Elsa Pataky from 1999 to 2003.
  • Michaël Youn (2003-2005) – French actor, Michael Youn quietly dated Elsa from 2003 to 2005. They were rarely seen together.
  • Adrien Brody (2006-2009) – American actor, Adrien Brody started dating Spanish actress, Elsa in April 2006. Shortly after, the rumors of their marriage arrived. They separated in 2009.
  • Olivier Martinez (2009) – Pataky dated another French actor, Olivier Martinez in mid-2009. As spotted by paparazzi, they were seen laughing, strolling the dog and enjoying their time together from June 2009 to August 2009.

  • Chris Hemsworth (2010-Present) – Elsa then started dating Australian actor Chris Hemsworth in July 2010. They first met via their mutual representatives. The duo married on December 26, 2010. Elsa gave birth to a daughter, named India Rose (b. May 11, 2012) in London. Elsa again gave birth to twins sons,Tristan Hemsworth and Sasha Hemsworth (b. March 18, 2014) at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 3½ inches
  • In centimeters – 161 cm
  • In meters – 1.61 m


  • In Kilograms – 51 kg
  • In Pounds – 112 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 33-24-34
  • Bust – 33 inches
  • Waist – 24 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color


Shoe Size

She wears a size 7 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Pataky is known for her role as Elena Neves in The Fast and the Furious franchise. She has appeared in the films Snakes on a Plane (2006), Giallo (2009) and Give ‘Em Hell, Malone (2009).

Film Debut

In 1997, Elsa started her film career with a short film Solo en la buhardilla for her role as Chica revista.

Television Debut

In 1997, Pataky played the role as Raquel Alonso in television series Al salir de clase in a total of 192 episodes.

Brand Endorsements

Pataky was the face for the first collection of Time Force’s jewelry line Ultimate Jewel, opposite football star Cristiano Ronaldo. In 2005, she has appeared in a television commercial about Guía Campsa with actor Fernando Tejero.

Elsa Pataky Favorites

Her favorite things are unknown.

Elsa Pataky Net worth

Elsa Pataky has an estimated net worth of $6.5 million dollars as of 2022.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Elsa Pataky

  • Pataky was a member of the Madrid theatre company Teatro Cámara de Ángel Gutiérrez.
  • Being a Spanish actress, she is fluent in Spanish. Other languages in which she is fluent are English, French, Romanian and Italian.
  • For Pataky’s 31st birthday in July 2007, Brody purchased her a 19th-century estate in New York.
  • There is a huge 1 feet difference between Elsa’s and her husband, Chris Hemsworth’s height.
  • In March 2007, Interviu magazine, owned by the Zeta published topless photos of Pataky that had been taken with a long lens while Pataky was changing clothes during a photoshoot for Elle magazine.
  • In September 2012, Pataky won €310,000 in Spain’s Supreme Court against publishing group Ediciones Zeta.
  • In 2018, she starred in the Australian web television series Tidelands as Adrielle Cuthbert. It was released on 14 December 2018 on Netflix.
  • Visit her official website @


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