Who was Elsa Patton?

Elsa Patton, probably better known by her nickname ‘Mama Elsa’, was born on 25 August 1934 under the zodiac sign of Virgo, in Havana, Cuba, and passed away on 11 May 2019 in Miami, Florida USA at the age of 84. She was a businesswoman and reality star, probably best recognized for making appearances in the Bravo reality shows “The Real Housewives Of Miami” and “Havana Elsa”.

How rich is she, as of now? Elsa Patton’s Net Worth

Elsa Patton’s net worth was estimated at over $1 million at the time of her death, acquired largely through her successful involvement in the world of entertainment, mostly for her appearances in the forementioned famous reality TV shows.

Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background

Elsa Patton was born in Cuba but she was raised in the United States by her parents; however, there’s no information about their names and professions. It’s also unknown whether she had siblings or was an only child.

She held both Cuban and American nationalities, belonged to White Caucasian ethnic group, and was a Christian. Elsa Patton never shared any details about her educational background, although it’s believed that she did graduate, but with what degree and from which college is unknown.

Professional Career

Elsa Patton made a name for herself as a businesswoman and reality TV personality. She came to national prominence after making an appearance in the reality TV show “The Real Housewives Of Miami” broadcast on Bravo, appearing next to her daughter Marysol Patton, who was a full-time cast member.

Other cast members include Alexia Echevarria, Lea Black, Adriana de Moura, and Larsa Pippen, and the show followed the personal and professional lives of several other successful women too, who live in Miami, Florida. The show premiered on 22 February 2011 and the first three seasons were broadcast until 14 November 2013.

Elsa’s popularity on the show led her to be invited by Bravo to launch her own reality series, entitled “Havana Cuba”, which follows her embarking on launching a coffee business called Havana Elsa. The show ran for a single season of nine episodes in 2012.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Elsa Patton had long blonde-dyed hair and dark brown eyes. She stood at a height of 5ft 4ins (1.63m), weighed around 132lbs (60kgs), with vital statistics of 36-28-3, bra size 34B, dress size 4 (US), and shoe size 6 (US).

Personal Life

Elsa Patton was married to Donald Patton for more than five decades; he died in February 2018, and the couple had two children together, a son they named Thomas Anthony Jones and a daughter Marysol Patton.

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Their son is married to Svetlana and they have a son named Hunter. Their daughter is a famous reality TV star and businesswoman. Elsa spent most of her lifetime in Miami, Florida, where she eventually passed away at the age of 84.

Health Issues and Plastic Surgery

Elsa Patton had various health issues, for which she became noted – she was even hospitalized during the opening party of “The Real Housewives Of Miami” in 2012, suffering a stroke and having to undergo brain surgery, after which she managed to recover, and return to the show.

Most noticeably, in 2008 at the age of 74 she underwent plastic surgery in an attempt to keep her face from aging. However, the surgery didn’t go well and her face was permanently damaged. She later confirmed in the media that the operation failed due to a poor operation by her doctor.

Who is her daughter? Marysol Patton Short Wiki/Bio

Marysol Patton was born on 9 January 1967 under the zodiac sign of Capricorn, in Miami.

She is a 55-year-old reality star and successful businesswoman, who gained fame as a full-time cast member of “The Real Housewives Of Miami” for three seasons from 2011 to 2013. The show returned with its fourth season in 2021 when it started broadcasting on the streaming service Peacock, and Marysol returned to star alongside other cast members. She is also known for being the founder and director of the public relations company The Patton Group, through which she organizes and throws lavish events and parties for various A-list clients.

She has married twice – her first husband was French businessman Philippe Pautesta Herder, the ceremony shown in the first season of “Real Housewives’, but their marriage was short-lived since it lasted from March 2010 to 2012. She is now married to businessman and owner of Anzac Contractors (his father’s family is of Australian descent) Steve McNamara, with whom she tied the knot at a private wedding reception on 22 April 2021 in Tulum, Mexico.

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