Patricia "Patti" Stanger born May 31, is an American businesswoman and reality television personality. She is best known for starring in and producing her own matchmaking reality series, The Millionaire Matchmakeron Bravo TV. Stanger was born and grew up in Short Hills, New Jersey.
She was adopted by Ira and Rhoda Rhoda is also a matchmaker  and was raised in the Jewish faith.
Stanger is a third-generation matchmaker see shidduch. Prior to founding her business in Januaryshe worked as the Director of Marketing for Great Expectations. She also worked in fashion.
Stanger was introduced to the fashion industry by Janis Spindelwho had hired and scouted the year-old when looking for an assistant.
InStanger stated that "successful men in the dating arena needed a private, exclusive club where they could come to find their beautiful and intelligent wives. Stanger stars in and produces the show.
The hour-long show follows her matchmaking at Millionaire's Club. Each episode features her matchmaking two millionaires. First, millionaire clients submit a biographical video profile on a DVD describing the type of partner they want.
Stanger then meets them individually to better understand their desires and welcome them to the club. She's been called "The Simon Cowell of Dating"  and makes very quick, very direct comments. Her "casting calls" or "recruiting sessions", where she screens men and women, involves her making brutal comments on their dress and appearance.
The millionaires and 30—40 potential dates first meet at a cocktail party Stanger hosts called a "VIP mixer", where they mingle and the millionaires get to evaluate the candidates. The millionaires choose their top two candidates and have minute "mini dates", after which they pick the candidate they like best. Stanger announces the choices to the group, and then the millionaires set up their "master dates". The Millionaire's Club has a few rules. For example, millionaires cannot discuss sex or trade phone numbers at the mixer.
No sex is allowed until the couple is in an "exclusive, committed, monogamous relationship". There is also a two-drink maximum enforced on each date.
If a millionaire violates the terms of the club, then Patti can throw Is patti from millionaire matchmaker hookup john or her out of the club.
At the end of each episode, Stanger calls each candidate chosen for their master date, after which Patti calls each millionaire or invites him or her into her office to discuss how the date went.
The show concludes with updates on each couple, indicating whether they are still together or not.