Patrick Swayze Biography

    Updated On Feb 27, 2018 Published On Sep 01, 2015
    Facts of Patrick Swayze
    Date of Birth: 1952 , August-18
    Date of Death: 2009 , September-14
    Birth Nation: United States
    Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
    Name Patrick Swayze
    Nationality American
    Birth Place/City Houston, Texas
    Ethnicity White
    Profession Actor
    Weight in KG 55kg
    Married Yes
    Married to Lisa Niemi
    Children N/A
    Education San Jacinto College
    Online Presence Facebook,Twitter,Wiki
    TV Show Neighbours
    Net Worth $ 40 million
    Eye Color Brown
    Hair Color Blonde
    Body Measurements 36-27-34
    Birth Name Patrick Wayne Swayze
    Father Jesse Wayne Swayze
    Mother Patsy Yvonne Helen Swayze
    Working For Nation Team of England football,Liverpool
    Face Color White
    Famous for Singer ,songwriter ,guitarist ,pianist
    Divorce N/A
    Awards Not Yet
    Breast Size 36A
    Waist size 27
    Hip Size 34
    Salary N/A
    Tattoo(s) Not Available
    Religion Jewish
    Neck Size 8.7
    Shoe Size 9 (US)
    Movies Powder Blue
    Sisters Vickie Lynn Swayze
    Siblings Don Swayze
    Girlfriend Amber Smith
    Music Group 3LW
    Nick Name Shannon
    Affair with John Andersson
    Albums Head or Heart
    Chest Size Unknown
    Boyfriend John Andersson
    Special Title Miss January 1999
    Books Girl Walks into a Bar . . .: Comedy Calamities
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    Patrick Swayze had a long time relationship with his wife Lisa Niemi, they became husband and wife and gave a name to their relationship as a marriage in 1975. Sadly, the couple had to separate in 2009 as Patrick passed away due to pancreatic cancer. 

    Patric began his career as a dancer. He made his first appearance in the movie in 1979 in Skatetown. He also made his appearance in several television shows. He rose to prominence in 1985 through his role in North and south. He is also an exceptional dancer and a quality instructor. 

    During his career, he has featured in numerous movies and Television series. Altogether, he has featured in around 50 films and became one of the longest contributors of his times towards the film industry.Some of his hit movies are Dirty Dancing, Road House, Point Break, Ghost, Christmas in Wonderland, Whoopi, etc.

    During the time of his death, his net worth was around $40 million. He made the amount from his appearance in movies and TV series or from the salary he received for his roles.

    Patrick Swayze

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    Born in Houston, Texas

    1952

    He was from an upper middle class family. He was born in Houston, Texas, United States of America to Patsy Yvonne Helen and Jesse Wayne Swayze. His mother was a dancer like him and she was also a choreographer and an instructor. His father was an engineering draftsman.

    His father died

    1982

    He was born to Patsy Yvonne Helen and Jesse Wayne Swayze. His mother was a dancer like him and she was also a choreographer and an instructor. His father was an engineering draftsman. In 1982, his father died, the reason for his death is unknown though.

    First met his future wife, Lisa Niemi

    1970

    Lisa Niemi was fond of dancing and she was in the course of taking the dancing lesion. So to fulfill her dancing dreams, she took the dancing classes in 1070 under the guidance of dancing instructor, Patsy Yvonne Helen, who was the mother of his future husband.

    Married to Lisa Niemi

    1975

    Patrick was a married man. He was married to Lisa Niemi, a long term girlfriend from the start of 1970s. They really had a good time with each other and finally on 12th June 1975, they married each other. They remained together for more than three decade; however, they didn't have any children together.

    He died of pancreatic cancer

    2009

    2009 was the sad year in the Hollywood. This year took away the famous actor, dancer, dancing instructor and also a singer from them. During that year, Patrick Swayze died of pancreatic cancer. It was rumored that he started drinking heavily after his father death.

    His mother died

    2013

    Patrick mother Patsy Yvonne Helen was a famous dancer. She was also a choreographer and an instructor. She was the one who gave his wife the dancing lesion. During 2013, she died an unfortunate death. The reason for her death is unknown though.

    First movie, Skatetown

    1979

    Patric began his career as a dancer. He made his first appearance in the movie in 1979 in Skatetown. He also made his appearance in several television shows. He rose to prominence in 1985 through his role in North and south.

    Nominated in Golden Globes, USA

    1996

    Patrice has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards. In 1996, he was nominated in Golden Globes, USA for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture from Comedy and Musical. He was also nominated in this award in 1991 and 1988.

    Graduated from Waltrip High School

    1971

    He received his formal education from St. Rose of Lima Catholic School. He graduated from there in 1971. He was also enrolled at St. Rose of Lima Catholic School, Oak Forest Elementary School and Black Middle School.

    Won Aftonbladet TV Prize, Sweden

    1988

    From his acting and dancing role, he has received lots of prestigious awards. In 1988, he won Aftonbladet TV Prize, Sweden for Best Foreign TV Personality from Male. The same year he was also nominated in Golden Globes, USA.

    Won Houston Film Critics Society Awards

    2009

    In 2009, for the first time he was nominated in Houston Film Critics Society Awards. He was so lucky that he won the award the same time. In 1988, he was nominated in Kids' Choice Awards, USA for Favorite Movie Actor.

     

    He made an immediate plane landing

    2001

    We all knew Patrice as a dancer, singer, actor and an instructor. But he is also a Certified Pilot. During June 1, 2000, he flew a twin engine cessna. The flight was from California to New Mexico. During this flight, there was some mechanical fault and he had to make an immediate landing on the busy road.

    Received an honor from Hollywood Walk of Fame

    1999

    It’s true that he won lots of prestigious awards from the Hollywood and also from various faculties. He has also been honored from the Hollywood Walk of Fame; there he received a prestigious star. He also won Walk of Fame in 1997.

     

    Broke his legs

    1998

    He was a hard working actor. He tried almost every stunt for his role. While he was portraying his role in letters from a killer, he received a bad letter from his killer; he fell down from the horse and broke his both legs.