Patricia Cornwell

What the UK is saying.


At 5ft 3ins Patricia Cornwell cuts a slight figure next to the two burly security men standing guard at her door. But her bank balance is anything but diminutive.

Details of her extravagant lifestyle were laid bare in a bitter court case earlier this year when she was awarded £30million against her financial management company.

The firm, who she accused of “losing” £25million, said she spent £3.1million on private jets, paid £26,500 a month on a New York apartment she rarely used and had several grand properties. More