Elva Josephson: Famous Blue Lagoon Actress

Elva Josephson a much unknown name to this generation. But if we talk about the 1980s she was recognized as a classic film actor. Moreover, she’s famous for her acting in the movie “Blue Lagoon”, she played the role of Emmeline. Surprisingly, she was around six to seven years old at the time of the film shooting.

Unfortunately, she left acting and started working as a teacher. She kept herself away from the limelight. Her fans wonder what is she up to now and where she’s.

Let’s find out about her details in the article.

Quick Facts of Elva Josephson

NameElva Josephson
NicknameElva Leff, Elva Lynn Grossman
Date of Birth17th April 1973
Birth PlaceNew Jersey, USA
Zodiac SignAries
ResidenceNew York, USA
Height5 feet 7 inches
Weight70 kgs
Hair ColorBlonde
Eye ColorBlue
EducationSchool: Red Bank Regional High School College: SUNY College Westbury
ProfessionActress, Teacher, and Model
Net Worth$1 million
HusbandDimitry Grossman
Social Media HandleFacebook @Elva Lynn Twitter @MommaGrosman Instagram @elvalynn24
Elva Josephson: Famous Blue Lagoon Actress
Elva Josephson

Elva Josephson Biography

Elva Josephson was born on April 17, 1973, in New Jersey. Moreover, she follows Caucasian ethnicity and holds American nationality. Currently, she is 49 years old.

Moreover, her father Herbert Josephson a musical artist, and her mother Mary Winifred Cowie. She grew up with her three siblings Jamie Josephson, Alena Josephson, and David Brett Josephson. Nothing much more is known about her family and background.

Education of Josephson

As she started working at age of six, for a few years she was homeschooled. Later she was admitted to Red Bank Regional High school in New Jersey. Moreover, for her higher education, she enrolled in SUNY College and completed her bachelor’s in Mathematics and Education.

Elva’s Appearance

The lady was truly an example of beauty with a brain. She is 5 feet and 7 inches tall in height. Moreover, she comes with blonde hair color and blue eye color. Josephson maintain a good physique as she worked as a model and actress. Her weight is around 70 kg.

The Career of Elva Josephson

Elva Josephson worked hard for her acting debut in the industry. Before starting her career as an actor Elva worked as a model. Moreover, in the 1980s she ramp walked for fashion shows in New Jersey.

In addition to that, she shot for an ad commercial in Hallmark TV commercial. After that appearance, she was considered for a role in a comedy-drama film. It was named “Hardhat and Legs” and featured in 1980.

However, this was just the beginning. Later, she worked in the famous movie “Blue Lagoon”. Elva played the role of Young Emmeline and depicts the story that Emmeline and her friends are stuck on the island and they have to survive.

Her success and fame from acting in Blue Lagoon made her noticeable. In addition to that, she lends roles in many movies such as:

  • A Little S*x in (1982) – performed as Sue Bradley.
  • Author! Author! In (1982) – played the role of Bonnie.
  • The TV miniseries George Washington (1984), featured Patsy Custis.
  • TV short series CBS Schoolbreak Special (1985), performed as Nancy Banks.

However, if we talk about her career more one thing to add is that she worked in the TV documentary 20 to 1 featured in 2007.

Actress to A teacher

A successful career as an actress but why she chose the teaching profession? In 1985 she quit the showbiz industry and switched her career to teaching. After graduating from college in 2012, she started teaching at Newburgh Enlarged City School. Due to her love for mathematics, she started teaching as a math teacher in school.

Personal Life of  Josephson

Elva married Dimitry Grossman, in 1998. Dimitry by profession is an information director security. The couple is blessed with two beautiful children named Jordan Grossman and Ethan Grossman.

The Net Worth of Elva Josephson

If we talk about net worth of Elva currently it would be around $66,000 annually. As a working teacher in New York, this could be your annual salary. However, if we talk about her acting career her net worth of Elva would be $1 million. Her movie Blue Lagoon was a massive hit in the industry.  


Is  Josephson still alive?

Yes! She is alive and working as a teacher. Moreover, she left acting in 1985.

Age of Elva Josephson in Blue Lagoon movie?

Young Emmeline was around six to seven years old at the time of the movie.

Elva Josephson’s age today?

Born on April 17, 1973, she is currently 49 years old.

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