Who Is Joyce Vanraden? Mother Of Paula Patton

Joyce Vanraden is the famous mother of her talented daughter Paula Patton, who was born in Los Angeles, California and now known for roles in the films Hitch, London, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, The Perfect Match, Sacrifice, Four Kids and It and many more. She graduated from Alexander Hamilton High School, and then started college at University of California, Berkeley. Joyce Vanraden and Paula Patton often seen with each other in public events and award functions. She has been a great support to her daughter’s career as an actress. She has always been there to cheer her daughter in her successes. They have a close bond and share a strong mother-daughter relationship.

Joyce Vanraden’s Mother

Joyce Vanraden Bio and Personal Life

Joyce Vanraden is currently working as a school teacher in Los Angeles, California, U.S. She resides with her husband Charles Patton, a lawyer. Joyce’s mother died at the age of 101. For that, Paula Patton’s wrote, “My Grandma would have been 101 today. I celebrate you always. Happy Birthday!!!” Her ethnicity is white, of German and Dutch descent, and her husband is black of African descent. Joyce Vanraden is also the grand mother of, Julian Fuego Thicke. Recently, Joyce’s daughter shares a sweet birthday greet on her Instagram handle and captioned it as,

Joyce Vanraden and Paula Patton

“Happy Birthday Mom! I’ve been celebrating my Mom’s birthday for the past few days and came across this photo. She has been one of my greatest blessings here on earth. Dedicating her life to my brother and I to make our lives better. Sacrificing her own wants and needs to make sure ours were always met. A teacher for 32 years in the public school system, she believed it was her responsibility to always give back, educate and nurture children. The woman who told me unequivocally you are Black. Always embrace that and celebrate who you are. She was a trail blazer and a force to be reckoned with. Still is! I love and adore you! ❤️❤️❤️💫 🌈 #AMothersLove.”


Couple’s daughter, Paula Patton attended Alexander Hamilton High School, and then started college at University of California, Berkeley. Both parents are passionate about creating a safe and inclusive environment for their children and all the students in the school. Duo also supported a lot in Paula’s acting career.

Joyce Vanraden and Paula Patton

Joyce Vanraden Profile Summary

Real NameJoyce Vanraden
Nick NameJoyce
AgeNot Known
Date of Birth (DOB),
Not Known
ProfessionSchool Teacher
Famous ForMother of Paula Patton
BirthplaceNot Known
Current ResidenceLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Physical Stats
Height/ TallNA
Body Measurements
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlonde
Shoe Size6 (US)
Net WorthNA
ParentsFather: Name Not Known
Mother: Name Not Known
Personal Life
Marital StatusMarried
HusbandCharles Patton
DaughterPaula Patton
Social Media Account
InstagramNot Active
Youtuber ChannelNot Active

Joyce Vanraden Daughter

Joyce Vanraden’s daughter, Paula Patton is well known for her roles in popular movies such as, Just Wright, Disconnect, Idlewild, The Do-Over, Baggage Claim, Sacrifice, Traffik, Warcraft, Déjà Vu (2006), Precious (2009), Jumping the Broom (2011), 2 Guns (2013), Warcraft (2016), and Sacrifice (2019) and a lot more.

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Paula Patton provided the female vocal counterpart on the song “Can U Handle It?”. In 2005, he made her film debut with a small part in the romantic comedy film Hitch, alongside Will Smith.

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Joyce Vanraden and Paula Patton

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She appeared in the musical film Idlewild written and directed by Bryan Barber, in 2006. She rose to prominence for science fiction thriller Déjà Vu alongside Denzel Washington and the movie grossed over US$180 million worldwide.

He played television reporter Kate Madison in the comedy-drama Swing Vote, in 2018. She starred in the BET+ first original film, Sacrifice, in 2019. In 2020, she cast in movie, Four Kids and It as Alice. Her television series includes, Murder Book, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Single Ladies, Sesame Street, Runner, Project Runway, Somewhere Between, Sacrifice and The Devil’s Promise. She also won Boston Society of Film Critics Award.

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