Elva Josephson Biography: Husband, Kids, Age, Height, Net Worth, Movies & TV Shows, Pictures, Instagram

October 17, 2023 0 Posted By Johnson Ajiboye

Elva Josephson, commonly known as Elva Lynn Grosman or Elva Leff, is a highly esteemed personality, primarily recognized for her role in the classic film “Blue Lagoon.”

She depicted the character of young Emmeline and became a sensation in the ’80s. Today, Elva is known for her past acting career and her contribution as a teacher.


  • Full Name: Elva Josephson
  • Other Names: Elva Lynn Grosman; Elva Leff
  • Date of Birth: April 17, 1973
  • Age: 50 years
  • Gender: Female
  • Place of Birth: Beach Haven, New Jersey, USA
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Model, Actress, Teacher

Early Life & Education

Born in Beach Haven, New Jersey, on April 17, 1973, Elva Josephson, at 50 in 2023, carries a rich history and heritage.

She is the daughter of Herbert Josephson, a musical artist, and Mary Winifred Cowie. Elva spent her childhood in Haven Beach, New Jersey, along with her three siblings – Jamie Josephson-Chance, Alena Josephson, and David Brett Josephson.

Her acting journey began at quite an early age, so she was homeschooled during her early childhood years. She later attended Red Bank Regional High School in New Jersey, then proceeded to SUNY College at Old Westbury in Long Island, New York, where she pursued a degree in Mathematics and Education.

Personal Life

Elva is a woman of subtle charm, carrying a strong personal life. She has been happily married to Dimitry Grossman since 1998, and together, they share the joy of parenting two wonderful kids.

She is known for her profoundly private nature and holds her family at utmost importance.


Elva started in the showbiz industry as a child actor. Before diving into acting, she was a part of several modeling shoots in the early 1980s.

Among her commercial endeavors, a 1980 Hallmark TV commercial stands out. She kick-started her acting career with the comedy-drama film “Hardhat and Legs,” following which she bagged a role in the classic film “Blue Lagoon.”

Her portrayal of young Emmeline earned her critical acclaim. After such a successful stint, she vanished from the film world around 1985 and found her new passion in teaching.

Net Worth

Elva Josephson has made a healthy fortune from her successful early career. Her net worth is around $3 million.

Social Media

  • Twitter handle: @MommaGrosman
  • Instagram handle: @Elvalynn24.


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