Patti Stanger

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Businesswoman/Matchmaker/TV Personality (1961)
Thu Sep 24 2020
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The Millionaire Matchmaker was a reality series where the show host, Patti Stanger, matched single wealthy people with their compatible dates. Besides hosting, Stanger served as the producer for the show. Since 2019, she has been the executive producer of Matchmaker Mysteries at Hallmark Channel.

The 59-year-old Patti Stanger is an American businesswoman and reality television personality. She is best known for creating The Millionaire Matchmaker, which premiered for eight seasons on Bravo TV. Besides, she is the creator and CEO of a professional matchmaking service for millionaires, Millionaire's Club International, Inc.

Patti Stanger has never been Married

While Stanger earns a hefty sum of money through matchmaking, she can't seem to find a perfect match for herself. Yes, she has never been married to date. However, the love guru was once nearly married to her ex-fiance.

Patti Stanger was previously engaged to Andy Friedman.
Image: Patti Stanger and Andy Friedman, dated from 2003-2010. They were once engaged.
Source: nydailynews

In 2003, Stanger began dating a real-estate executive, Andy Friedman. They met through another matchmaker. In July 2009, Lalate.com revealed that Andy proposed on the occasion of Patti's birthday. However, they disagreed on the wedding date.

The season three of The Millionaire Matchmaker showed Stanger and Andy engaged in wedding planning activities. Further, Patti openly spoke about her wedding details.

Stanger wants to be a Mom

In August 2010, Patti announced via Twitter that her relationship with Friedman came to an end. She stated: "I just ended my relationship with Andy. It hit me really hard that I want kids in my life. You have to agree on the non-negotiables."

Further, Stanger said that their relationship lacked passion since they were “best friends.” Well, it appears that she hasn't found her potential partner, and maybe one day she might start a family.

Stanger's Another Failed Engagement

After her bitter experience with Andy, the matchmaker started dating David Krause; a former baseball player turned mortgage banker. They met online in March 2012 and got engaged in 2013.

Patti Stanger and David Krause split in 2015.
Image: Patti's second engagement was with David Krause.
Source: Bravo Tv

As per Radaronline.com, the couple was extremely happy, and David even agreed to have kids. He gave her a promise ring as well. Unfortunately, after three years of dating, Stanger and David broke up.

Further, Patti was matched on her own show with John Matthews. However, she later said the two were just friends.

Patti Stanger Net Worth

The businesswoman has amassed a decent fortune through her career. Patti Stanger has a net worth of $8 mіllіоn as of 2020. She is most notably famous as the star of the Bravo reality series, The Millionaire Matchmaker. Besides, Pattis is the CEO of Millionaire's Club International.

Watch Patti Stanger giving dating tips!

Further, Stanger is a best-selling author of a bооk titled: 'Весоmе Yоur Маtсhmаkеr: 8 ѕtерѕ fоr аttrасtіng уоur реrfесt mаtе.' The major source of her income comes from hеr рrоduсtіоn соmраnу аnd mаtсhmаkіng соmраnу.

As per a source, The Millionaire Dating Club has a 99% success rate. Stanger charges $85,000 a year as a coach from her clients. With a no refund policy, Patti offers packages that range from $25,000-$100,000. Do you know former video vixen, Melyssa Ford, also appeared on the show? 

Controversy

On September 25, 2011, Stanger made some controversial remarks during a taping of Watch What Happens Live by Andy Cohen.

A gay man asked about a long-distance open relationship. Stanger explained that she meant he was not queeny. Also, she made comments about Jewish men and smart women that viewers and critics found offensive. Afterward, her comments drew a lot of angry responses on Twitter. Stanger tweeted an apology. 

Family Background

Patricia "Patti" Stanger was born on May 31, 1961, in Short Hills, New Jersey, the United States. Her adoptive parents, Ira and Rhoda Stanger, raised her with the Jewish faith. Patti is a third-generation matchmaker as her mother and grandmother were also a matchmaker.

In 1979, Patti graduated from Millburn High School. In 1983, she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Miami.

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