Patricia Altschul

Also Known As: Patricia Madelyn Dey Altschul • Born: 04/16/1941

Patricia Altschul, an embodiment of elegance and wit, has left an indelible mark as a prominent socialite, television personality, and entrepreneur. Born on April 16, 1941, in Jacksonville, Florida, she exudes sophistication and charm, captivating audiences with her refined demeanor and keen sense of humor. Patricia’s illustrious journey spans decades, marked by her remarkable contributions to both the social scene and the business world. Her early years were steeped in academia and artistry. After graduating magna cum laude from George Washington University with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in art history and archaeology, she embarked on a career as an art instructor and later an assistant professor.

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Art Collector

Patricia Altschul is an accomplished art collector and has a keen interest in historic architecture.

Published Author

She has written a book called “The Art of Southern Charm” which is a guide to living a stylish and glamorous life.


She is a philanthropist and supports various charities including the Charleston Animal Society and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Height: 5’7”(170 cm)

Nationality: American

Show(s): Southern Charm

Network(s): Bravo

Guest Appearances: Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen

Zodiac Sign: Aries

Children: N/A

Father: Walter Pettus Dey

Mother: Frances Pearl Sudler

Siblings: N/A

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