Elsa Lafuente Medianu, better known as Elsa Pataky, is a Spanish model, actress, and film producer. She was born on July 18, 1976 in Madrid, Spain to parents José Francisco Lafuente and Cristina Pataky Medianu. Known to be of Romanian, French, English, and Italian descent, she used to be a member of Teatro Cámara de Ángel Gutiérrez, a theater company in Spain– which explains why she greatly developed her skill in acting. Her first exposure on screen happened in 1997 when she was cast on the Al salir de clase and played the role Raquel Alonso for about 192 episodes as well as on the short film Solo en la buhardilla by which she played the role Chica revista. Presently, she works for the upcoming American flick Furious 7 by which she will be acting as Elena Neves.
Prior to meeting her husband Chris Hemsworth, Elsa first dated former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer Fonsi Nieto. They had a four-year relationship together. When her relationship with the racer ended, she dated French actor and singer Michael Youn and together they shared a two-year relationship.
She soon dated American actor Adrien Brody and their relationship turned out to be really serious. Adrien reportedly bought her a 19th-century estate located in New York. When they broke up in 2009, she started seeing French actor Olivier Martinez but their relationship did not last long. In 2010, she met Australian actor Chris Hemsworth and started hooking up with him. They married the same year, specifically during the Christmas holidays. Nowadays, they are enjoying their lives as a family together with their three little angels namely India Rose and twins Tristan and Sasha.
Relationship History (2014 – aged 38)
Elsa Pataky is currently married to Chris Hemsworth.
Fonsi Nieto – (1999 – 2003)
Michael Youn – (2003 – 2005)
Adrien Brody – (2006 – 2009)
Olivier Martinez – (2009)
Chris Hemsworth – (2010 – current)