Patti LuPone Biography

(American actress, Singer, Comedian)

She is an actress, comedian, singer, and voice artist.

More about the relationship

Patti LuPone is a happily married woman. She gets married to Matthew Johnston who is a cameraman by profession.

The beautiful couple met on the sets of LBJ: The Early Years in 1987. Soon after, they fell in love and started dating each other.

On December 12, 1988, the pair tied the wedding knot upon the stage of the Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center. They are blessed with a son named Joshua Luke Johnston, born on November 21, 1990.

Previous relationship

While studying at the Juilliard‘s Drama Division, she dated actor Kevin Kline. They both graduated together in the year 1972.

In 1983, she was in a relationship with Canadian ice hockey player, Ron Duguay. She also encountered musician Paul Stanley.

Relationship Facts of Patti LuPone

  • Patti LuPone is married to Matthew Johnston.
  • Patti LuPone married on December 12, 1988.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 204 days 💑
  • She is mother of One (Joshua Luke Johnston).
  • Patti LuPone is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Patti LuPone

Patti LuPone is an American actress, comedian, singer, and voice artist. She is best known for her role as Elizabeth “Libby” Thatcher on ABC series, Life Goes On from 1989 to 1993.

LuPone recently wrapped her role in an upcoming young adult fantasy film, The School for Good and Evil. It is set to be released in 2022 on Netflix. Her other upcoming project is the comedy horror film, Disappointment Blvd.

Patti LuPone: Age, Family, Siblings, Ethnicity

Patti was born on April 21, 1949, in Northport, New York, the U.S. Her full name is Patti Ann LuPone.

She is the daughter of Angela Louise Lupone (mother) and Orland Joseph LuPone (father). Her father is a school administrator and English teacher at Walt Whitman High School in Huntington, Long Island.

Similarly, his mother is a library administrator at the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University. She has twins brothers named Robert LuPone and William LuPone. Her older brother, Robert is also a Tony-nominated actor, dancer, and director whereas William is an Ecologist.

She is of American nationality and belongs to mixed (Italian-American and Roman Catholic) ethnicity.


Patti went to Juilliard’s Drama Division in Manhattan, New York where she was part of the first graduating class of Juilliard’s Drama Division. She was a classmate of fellow actor Kevin Kline and David Ogden Stiers.

In 1972, she graduated from Juilliard with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.

Patti LuPone: Professional Life, Career

Acting career

Patti started her acting career as a theater artist in Odd-Broadway, The School for Scandals where she played the character of Lady Teazle. She was also a member of The Acting Company where she performed in numerous productions such as The Cradle Will Rock, The School for Scandals, Women Beware Women, The Hostage, and more.

LuPone then made her first TV appearance on the crime drama series The Andros Targets as Sharon Walker in 1977. The following year, she made her theatrical film debut in an uncredited role in the drama film King of the Gypsies. Her notable movies are Witness (1985), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), Mamet’s Heist (2001). Similarly, she guest-starred in Tv series like Law & Order, Will & Grace, Ugly Betty, Oz, 30 Rock, and so on.

Other ventures

Patti is also popular for her mezzo-soprano vocal range, performed in numerous New York concert productions of musicals. Her performance in Juli Covington’s song, “Don’t Cary for Me Argentina” at the Grammy Awards was released on the 1994 album Grammy’s Greatest Moments Volume IV. In July 2012, her live concert special film, An Evening with Patti LuPone was filmed and released in November 2012 on SerhTv. com hosted by Seth Rudetsky.

Some of her songs include Patti LuPone Live (Solo Album), Matters of the Heart (Solo Album), Far Away Places (Solo Album), Company (New York Philharmonic recording), War Paint (Original Broadway cast recording), Don’t Monkey with Broadway (Solo Album).

Aside from this, she has written a memoir titled ‘Patti LuPone: A Memoir’ where recounts her life and career from childhood to the present. The book was published in September 2010.

Awards and Achievement

1975Tony AwardBest Featured Actress in a MusicalNominated
1990/91Viewers for Quality Television AwardsBest ActressNominated
1996Daytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Performer in a Children’s SpecialNominated
1998Primetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Guest ActressNominated
2001Florida Film Critics Circle AwardsBest Ensemble CastWon
2009Grammy AwardsBest Opera RecordingWon

Rumors, Controversy

Wood has managed to maintain a clean profile to date. she hasn’t been part of any sorts of rumors and controversy matter that create a huge buzz in the media.

Patti LuPone: Net Worth, Salary

Patti is living a lavish lifestyle. Since 1972, she has been active in the entertainment industry.

As of 2021, she is estimated to have a net worth of $8 million. Her salary, real estate, and other earning are still under review.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

The actress stands at the height of 5 feet 2 inches tall and her weight is about 54 kg. Likewise, she has a hazel pair of eyes and dark brown hair color.

However, she often tends to dye her hair in different colors.

Social Media

Patti has a verified Twitter and Facebook account where she has more than 103.9k followers and 4.5k followers respectively.

Similarly, she has an Instagram account with 4.6k followers.


  • Her great-great-aunt was Adelina Patti, the 19th-century opera singer.
  • She follows the Christianity religion.
  • She had surgery to remove nodes from her vocal cords in 1994.
  • Her dream destinations include Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, and Tibet.
  • Patti hated flying.
  • Her favorite flowers are Gardenias and Orchids.

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