Who is Patrick Swayze? Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Life Story

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Who is Patrick Swayze?

Patrick Swayze is an American actor and dancer. He is known for his remarkable performance in some movies like “Dirty Dancing” and “Ghost”.

Early life & Education

Patrick was born on 18 August, 1952. He had a life of 57 years old. He was brought up in Houston, Texas. His father’s name is Jessie. In addition, his father was an engineering drafter by profession. His mother’s name is  Patsy who was a dance instructor as well as a choreographer by profession.

Swayze attended many schools like the St Rose of Lima Catholic School, Oak Forest Elementary School, Black Middle School and Waltrip High School. Swayze also studied gymnastics for two years.

Professional Career

He made his debut as a singer in the industry. His first appearance was with a  musical titled ‘Grease.’ In 1979, he got first role in a comedy movie ‘Skatetown. Moreover, in 1981, he worked in a show ‘MASH’. He also appeared in the TV film in same year.

In 1983, he got fame in movie ‘The Outsiders’ earning him fame. He also appeared in another film. Similarly, In 1985, he made some more movies. Later he did a movie by which hy got worldwide fame. That Movie was “Dirty Dancing”. He is also a singer. Patrick sang ‘She’s Like the Wind’. He sung these king of song for the movies.

In 1987-90, he worked for many movies like,

  • Steel Dawn
  • Tiger Warsaw
  • Next of Kin
  • Road House
  • Ghost

He was highly appreciated by roles of these movies. In 1992-95, he also appeared in different movies like

  • City of Joy
  • Father Hood
  • Tall Tale etc

In 1998, he worked for some more movies like

  • Letters from a Killer
  • and ‘Black Dog.

He was seriously injured and fractured during shooting a movie. His both of legs were injured and had a shoulder injury.

Love Life & Affairs

He had many affairs in his career but not long term relationships. He tied the knot  to Lisa Niemi. The couple married in 1975. They remain together till their last moment.

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Personal Information

Name: Patrick Wayne Swayze
Nickname: Buddy
Birthday: 18 August, 1952
Age: 57 Years Old
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Ethnicity: White
Religion: Roman Catholic

Body Measurements 

Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Weight: 77 Kg
Body Size: N/A
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Blonde
Shoe Size: N/A


Father: Patsy Yvonne Helen Swayze
Mother: Jesse Wayne Swayze
Siblings: Vickie Lynn Swayze Bambi Swayze, , Sean Kyle Swayze, Don Swayze
Wife: Lisa Niemi
Children: N/A


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Interesting Facts

  • He was known sexiest person in Hollywood.
  • He was a choreographer too as a profession.
  • Patrick Swayze especially studies gymnastics for a period of two years.
  • His zodiac sign was Leo.
  • He got worldwide fame by the movie name Dirty Dancing.
  • He was seriously injured during a movie in 1996.

Hobbies & Interests

  • He loved dancing and choreography.
  • Patrick loved his time with family.
  • He enjoyed traveling and shopping.

Patrick Swayze Net Worth

He has approximately 40 million USD in 2024.

Name: Patrick Swayze
Wealth: 40 Million
Source of Wealth: Acting and Dancing

Social Media

He was a kind of private person. He did not share any kind of information about himself. Rather, he did not not use any social media platform.

Cause of Death

He died on 14th of September, 2009. He died of pancreatic cancer in Los Angeles, California.


Q1.Where is Patrick Swayze wife now?

After the actor’s death, Lisa, who lives primarily in Florida, has moved on, marrying jeweler Albert DePrisco in 2014. But she believes she can still sense Swayze’s presence.

Q2.Did Patrick Swayze’s wife ever remarry?

Patrick Swayze’s widow got remarried yesterday. Lisa Niemi, who was hitched to the Dirty Dancing dancer   and 34 years of time before his demise from pancreatic malignant growth in September 2009.

Q3.What was the age difference between Patrick Swayze and his wife Lisa?

Swayze was married to Lisa Niemie June 12, 1975, until his passing. They had no kids. They met in 1970 when Swayze was 18 years of age. Niemi, 14 years old was taking dance examples from Swayze’s mom

Q4.Who is Bonnie Kay?

Bonnie Kay was acquainted with golf as a youngster. At Cornell University, she viewed the game more in a serious way when she started playing golf with her future spouse, Mike. At age 21, she won her first Club Championship at Pine Hollow Country Club on Long Island

Q5.Who is Patrick Swayze’s brother?

The brother of Patrick Swayze’s is don Swayze and sean kyle Swayze.

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