Patti Stanger is best known for her matchmaking skills. After coming up with the concept for a reality TV series that matches single rich people, Stanger’s brainchild, The Millionare Matchmaker debuted on Bravo in 2008. Since then, Stanger’s fame has risen, and many have been impressed with her work. As a result, she has become the go-to person for many rich and famous people looking to be connected to their next love interest. Now on the brink its 8th season, many viewers can’t wait to see what Stanger and The Millionare Matchmaker have in store. However, because most of her show is focused on tending to the needs of other’s, many have not gotten a chance to get to know Stanger. Here are five things you didn’t know about Patti Stanger.
5. Patti Stanger is Jewish.
Patti Stanger was born into the Jewish faith, and considers herself Jewish. However, she ruffled a few feathers in 2011 when she made some offensive comments regarding Judaism. After stating, “Jewish men lie,” many were put-off by Stanger.
4. Patti Stanger’s career began in the fashion industry.
Before becoming a millionaire match maker, Stanger had a career in the fashion industry. After working for a decade at various fashion based companies, including Saks 5th Avenue, Stanger decided it was time to move on.
3. Patti Stanger offers advice 24/7.
If you’ve found yourself impressed with the way Patti Stanger works, and would like to hear more of what she has to say, her website PattiKnows.com offers constant access to tips and information regarding romantic relationships.
2. Patti Stanger met her fiancé, David Krause, online.
It may seem a little ironic that someone who prides themselves on their match making skills wasn’t able to make their own match in the everyday world. However, Stanger has been very open about the fact that she met her boyfriend online through a dating website.
1. Patti Stanger was in an episode of Lifetime’s Drop Dead Diva.
Patti Stanger may be best known for her work on reality TV, but she also appeared in an episode of Lifetime’s TV series, Drop Dead Diva.
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