Patrick Swayze Shocking Biography, Age, Wife, Movies, Death, Net Worth

Patrick Swayze Shocking Biography, Age, Wife, Movies, Death, Net Worth

This biography of Patrick Swayze provides detailed information about his Childhood, life, Age, Height, Wife, Parents, Education, Zodiac Sign, achievements, works, movies, Songs, Facts, Death and Net Worth.

Full Name: Patrick Swayze
Age: 67 years 0 months
Birth Date: August 08, 1952
Zodiac Sign : Leo
Birth Place: Houston, Texas
Father’s Name: Jesse Wayne Swayze
Mother’s Name: Patsy Swayze
Siblings: Don Swayze and Sean (Brothers), Vickie (Dead Sister)
Education: San Jacinto College in Pasadena, Texas
Profession: Actor, singer, dancer, songwriter
Height / How tall : 5 feet 11 inches (1.80m)
Net Worth: Around $14 million
Ethnicity: Mixed(English, Irish and Scottish, Dutch)
Nationality: American
Weight: 77 Kg
Hair Color: Dark brown
Eye Color: Light brown

Who is Patrick Swayze?

Patrick Swayze was a movie actor, film director, rapper, dancer, and songwriter born and raised in America. He was best known in the movie ‘Ghost,’ ‘Dirty Dancing’ for his part. In 1991, the title of Sexiest Man alive was given to Patrick Swayze. He has also been considered a teen idol and sex symbol because of his good looks and features.

Biography

Patrick Swayze Biography

Patrick Swayze: Birth facts, Family and Childhood

He was born in Houston, Texas, on 8th August 1952. His mother’s name was Patsy Swayze, and Jesse Wayne Swayze was named after his father. His mother was a choreographer and in Houston, she had her own dance school where Patrick was a student. His father had been working as a chemical plant engineer and draftsman. He had a sister named Vicky and she committed suicide with a drinking overdose.

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Patrick Swayze Childhood

His ethnicity was Mixed(English, Irish and Scottish, Dutch) and nationality was American.

Patrick Swayze Childhood Photo

Patrick Swayze Childhood Photo

Patrick Swayze Wife and Children

He had been married to beautiful actress Lisa Niemi Swayze DePrisco. The couple tied the knot on 12 June 1975. They first met at his mother’s dance school.

Patrick Swayze's Wife Lisa Niemi

Patrick Swayze’s Wife Lisa Niemi

They could not give birth to a single child. It was reported that Lisa was pregnant in the early stages of their marriage but could not spawn a child due to miscarriages.

Education History

He completed his graduation from Waltrip High School in Houston and later he joined San Jacinto College in Pasadena, Texas.

Professional Life and Career

He made his acting debut in ‘Skatetown USA’ in 1979. He later performed as Jonny Castle’s dance instructor in the film ‘Dirty Dancing’ in 1987. He won a nomination for his song in the film ‘She’s like the Wind’, and the song became a Top 10 and has been featured by several artists.

 

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He made his remarkable appearance in the American romantic fantasy thriller ‘Ghost’ in 1990 and was named ‘The Sexiest man living’ by people Magazine after a year.

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He starred with his wife Lisa in the fictional dance film ‘One Last Dance’ in 1993. Unfortunately, he broke both legs during the filming of HBO’s ‘Letters from the Killer’ in 1998. He fell down from the horse and hit a tree .

Other notable works include ‘City of Joy’ in 1992, ‘Tall Tale’ in 1995, ‘Black Dog’ in 1998 and ‘Walking Up in Reno’ in 2002. He played the lead role in ‘Billy Flynn’ in December 2003.

Lifetime Achievement and Awards

He had been awarded Aftonbladet TV Prize, Sweden for the category  of The Best Foreign TV Personality-Male in 1998, BMI Film and TV Awards for the movie Dirty Dancing in 1989, Bravo Otto for Best Actor in 1988 and 1989. And various other awards and nominations are in his name.

Patrick Swayze Net Worth and Salary

It is expected that he had a net worth of around $14 million and his main source of earnings was from his acting and musical career.

Rumors and Controversies

There was a rumor that even if he wanted to be a father, his affair towards drinking and the fight with Lisa had forbidden to make him a father but it has not been confirmed.

Patrick Swayze last days, Death due to pancreatic cancer

On 14 September 2009 Patrick Swayze died. His death is due to pancreatic cancer. He was diagnosed while filming for The Beast in 2007. He’d been 57 at the time of his death.

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In March 2008, Patrick Swayze was discovered as having stage four pancreatic cancer. Patrick remained highly optimistic about his future, and continued his career in film. He appeared in the A&E show ‘The Beast’ where he played the part of FBI agent Charles Barker and a loose cannon. Unfortunately he died after battling his disease for 20 months and leaving the planet on September 14, 2009.

Patrick Swayze Funeral

Patrick Swayze was  cremated after a star-studded funeral, according to reports. Niemi. “I fell in love with New Mexico when I was shooting Red Dawn,” she told Variety magazine. “This is my place of healing.”

Patrick Swayze Funeral picture

Patrick Swayze Funeral picture

Description of Body Measurements

He had a height of  : 5 ft. 11 inches and he weighed – 77 kg before his demise. He had dark brown hair colour and light brown eyes.

Patrick Swayze: Social Media Profile

He had over 10.7k followers on Instagram, over 10.7k followers on Twitter and about more than 15k followers on Facebook.

Ghost (1990) Movie

Patrick Swayze Ghost (1990) Movie Cast

Patrick Swayze Movies

1979 – Skatetown, U.S.A. Ace Johnson
1983 – The OutsidersDarrel “Darry” Curtis
1983 – Uncommon ValorKevin Scott
1984 – Grandview, U.S.A.Ernie “Slam” Webster
1984 – Red DawnJed Eckert
1986 – YoungbloodDerek Sutton
1987 – Dirty DancingJohnny Castle
1987 – Steel DawnNomad
1988 – Tiger WarsawChuck “Tiger” Warsaw
1989 – Road HouseJames Dalton
1989 – Next of KinTruman Gates
1990 – GhostSam Wheat
1991 – Point BreakBodhi
1992 – The Player Himself Uncredited
1992 – City of JoyMax Lowe

1993 – Father Hood Jack Charles

Patrick Swayze Songs Top 10

1. She’s Like the Wind
2. She’s Like the Wind (feat. Wendy Fraser)
3. She’s Like The Wind – Remastered 2003
4. Hungry Eyes
5. She’s Like the Wind (feat. Wendy Fraser) – Fr
6. She’s Like the Wind (Remastered 2003)
7. She’s Like The Wind Featuring Wendy Fraser
8. She’s Like The Wind Featuring Wendy Fraser –
9. She´s Like The Wind
10. Cliff’s Edge

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