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.
Siblings: Don Swayze and Sean (Brothers), Vickie (Dead Sister)
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.
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.
Patrick Swayze Childhood
His ethnicity was Mixed(English, Irish and Scottish, Dutch) and nationality was American.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
Patrick Swayze Movies
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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