Patricia Altschul

Patricia Altschul is an Art collector, socialite, and a personality in the reality television show series, Southern Charm, where she plays the resident madcap grande dame.

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Biography and Early Life

She was born in Madelyn Dey Jacksonville, Florida to her parents named, Walter Peltus Dey and Francis Pearl Sudler Dey in 1941, but she grew up in Richmond, Virginia. Both her parents were from a medical background, but she chose to do complete her studies in Art And Archaeology.

She did her schooling at Marymount School and Olney Friends school and did her master’s from George Washington University. She was also a lecturer in art history at George Washington University itself, later she owned an art dealership that owned a lot of prestigious paintings by famous painters such as Georgia O’Keeffe, Martin Johnson Heade, Frederick Church, Winslow Homer, etc.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Patricia Altschul in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Patricia Altschul’s age is 80 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 16 April 1941. Though, she is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 172 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 145.5 lbs in Pound and 66kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Dark Brown and hair color is Brunette.


Although she belongs to a family of medical background, she did her studies in art and archaeology and even masters in it. She has been to Marymount school and Olney Friends School and George Washington University. She has also remained a teacher in her education stream, but she eventually chose a side that she always loved and became an art collector.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Altschul was married to L. Hayes Smith from 1962 to 1979, where she gave birth to her only child Whitney Sudler Smith. They lived together in Falls Church and McLean, Virginia. Later she was married to Edward Stitt Fleming from 1989 to 1995, who had a mutual amicable divorce. Dr. FIlming was a psychiatrist, and he founded the Washinton Psychiatric Institute and the American Psychiatric Institutes as well.

She married Arthur Altschul in 1996, who, from 1959 to 1977, was the general partner of Goldman Sachs and Company. He was also a very prominent art collector, and they together had a history of collecting a lot of art. Unfortunately, he died in 2002. Since then Patricia Altschul was never found to marry again henceforth.

Is Patricia Altschul Lesbian?

Patricia Altschul has been in long term marriages with males and has shown no signs of intimacy with people of other sex. She is perceived to be a straight woman as she has been seen passing her times of glorious love and even typically breaking love without the need to sway her interest in other genders.

Professional Career

Patricia started as a lecturer in her university but later evolved to be an art collector, owning art firms and collecting great arts, renovating old artsy houses, and even getting awarded for them. She, with her last husband, owned and had memberships of a lot of art clubs and we see a lot of her life’s works on Mikell House. She used to stay there and a renovated house, which she was also awarded for.

Then, she was found to work on a reality television show “ The Southern Charm”. It was a show created by her son Whitney Sudler-Smith, who happens to be a filmmaker. Here, the theme of the show was based on their lives in Charleston. It was a vivid description of how their lives have been in the Mikell House.


Altschul has won a handful of awards in her life course yet. In 2012, she was awarded the Woman of The Year Award by the Police Athletic League of New York City, and after seeing her beautiful renovation of the historic Isaac Jenkins Mikell House in Charleston, she was awarded a Carolpolis Award by the Preservation Society of Charleston.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Patricia Altschul in 2021

She has been very actively present in the world of art and decorations, and she also is featured in a famous reality television show Southern Charm, which earns her a net worth of $25 Million as of 2021.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

1) She participated primarily in “Southern Charm” at the urging of her son.

2) She has the least bit of interest on she is portrayed on screen, and likes to be original, without the need to beautify her imperfections.

3) Her renovation of the Mikell House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2014.

Patricia Altschul has remained very simple and subtle about her lifestyle, yet so classy about her involvements in the world of art. She is an example of simple yet high achievements in the world of rush and chaos. She has quite a life of luxury now from doing things that she loves and that is the best thing one can do in their life. She should be looked forward to in case anyone one’s peace and beauty as epitome parts of their lives, and we should learn from her to not care about our imperfections and own them so that it becomes as part of us as anything else.


Facts of Patricia Altschul

  • Gender Female
  • full namePatricia Altschul
  • birthplaceJacksonville, Florida
  • Date of Birth April 16, 1941
  • Age 81 years 7 months
  • Horoscope Aries
  • Lucky Number 8
  • Lucky Stone Diamond
  • Lucky Color Red
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionN/A
  • net worth$25 Million
  • professionArt Collector, Socalite, reality personality
  • weightIn Kilograms – 66 Kg, In Pounds – 145.5 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 172 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
  • hair colorBrunette
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • high schoolMarymount School, Olney Friends school

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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