Photo added by nowordneeded. She passed away at age 42 in Ranch Palos Verdes, California after battling breast cancer. Patricia was preceded in death by her mother Doris and her sister, actress Sharon Marie Tate Polanski
Another Mr. Moneybags could be just around the corner. Take the richest man in America, Metromedia founder John Kluge—a sprightly 75 and suddenly on the market following a break with wife Patricia.
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She leans over to inspect them and quickly spots a little patch of mud along one heel. Welcome to the eccentric world of one of America's wealthiest women. In her faded jeans and trainers, Patricia Kluge seems at first glance an ordinary housewife, but there is nothing ordinary about her.
On the edge of the 2,acre estate in Charlottesville, Virginia, that she once owned, in the foyer of the model home she now rents, Patricia Kluge yanks off muddy wellies and slips on a pair of black Belgian loafers. Her dogs shuffle underfoot, angling for a belly rub. Kluge is still stunning at 63, and her green eyes give frequent sparks indicating amusement or impatience, especially in the presence of a journalist.
Embattled socialite Patricia Kluge filed for personal bankruptcy last week, months after Bank of America foreclosed on her massive Virginia estate and Donald Trump bought her winery for a song. Kluge was once married to TV mogul and Metromedia founder John Kluge, whom Forbes at one time named the richest man in the world. Born to middle class parents in Baghdad, Kluge lived a true rags-to-riches fairytale until the recession took its toll.
Marriage to ageing tycoon John Kluge bought the life and riches Patricia craved. I never had any doubt that I was going to be a great lady and do what I wanted to do. Not for a minute.
It's the kind of story from which movies are made. Sad ones, that is. A beautiful young woman marries a billionaire, divorces and uses her hefty settlement to strike out into a celebrated business, only to lose it all.
No Hollywood scriptwriter would have dared pen such an outrageously unlikely plot. The scene is a small dinner party, co-hosted by an English girl in New York with voluptuous looks and a bold manner. As the plates are cleared away, she climbs on to the table and, to the astonishment of the guests, begins to sway tantalisingly in an impromptu belly dance.
Charlottesville is in Albemarle County, which is reputed to be the home of more millionaires per square mile than any other part of the United States, including media mogul John Kluge, the richest man in America. At one end of the vast expanse of front acreage, workers are busy laying sod and harvesting alfalfa. At the other end, swans are floating peacefully in a mock-English country lake.