Quick Facts of Patrick Wyane Swayze

  • Full NamePatrick Wyane Swayze
  • Net Worth$40 million
  • Date of Birth1952 /08 /18
  • NicknamePatrick
  • Marital StatusMarried
  • BirthplaceHouston, Texas, the USA
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ReligionBuddhism
  • ProfessionActor/Singer
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Active Year1972-2009
  • Eye colourBlue
  • Hair colourBlack
  • BuildAthletic
  • SpouseLisa Neimi
  • EducationSt. Rose of Lima CatholiOak Forest Elementary School, Black Middle School,and Waltrip High School.
  • HoroscopeLeo

Patrick Swayze was an American actor, dancer, singer, and songwriter. He was famous for playing tough romantic male leads in the 1980s, and also people magazine announced that he was the sexiest man alive in 1991. Moreover, Partick appeared in various movies, and among them, the popular are Dirty Dancing, Ghost, and To Wong Foo. Also, for his performance in the film, he was nominated and received three Golden Globe Award.

Moreover, Swayze wrote and recorded the famous song. She’s Like the Wind and won the Rolex Dance Award in 2009. Wanna Know more about Late Actor Partick Swayze? Then Stay on the page and keep on reading the article.

Swayze’s Early Life

Patrick Swayze was born as Patrick Wayne Swayze on August 18, 1952, in Houston, Texas, the USA. He was the second child of  Patsy Swayne and Jesse Wayne Swayze. Taking about his father, he was an engineering draftsman, and his mother was a choregrapher, dance instructor, and also a dancer. Moreover, Patrick grew up alongside his four siblings named Vickie Swayze, Don Swayze, Sean Swayze, and Bambi Swayze.

Patrick took a picture during his young days
Patrick took a picture
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Also,  Patrick attended St. Rose of Lima Catholic School for his education. But at first, he went to the Oak Forest Elementry School, Black Middle School, and Waltrip High School. He used to live in the Oak Forest neighborhood of Houston until he turned 20. During that time, he pursued multiple artistic and athletic skills, whereas he had learned sports like Ice Skating, Classical Ballet, and acting in school plays.

Patrick took a picture during her early years
Patrick in his early years
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Also, he joined the football team during his high school while he was hoping to get a football scholarship for college. Unfortunately, during a match, his knee got injured and ended his career as a football player. However, he didn’t give up on athletic games; rather, he practiced martial arts like Wushu, Taekwondo, and Aikido. Patrick moved to New York City to complete his formal dance training at the Harkness Ballet and Joffrey Ballet schools in 1972. 

Personal Life of Late Patrick Swayze

Swayze was a married man. He tied the knot with his long time girlfriend turned wife Lisa Niemi. Taking about his wife, Lisa was an actress, director, and dancer. The couple first met while Lisa was taking a dance lesson from Swayze’s mother. During that time, Swayze was 18 years old, and Lisa was 14 years old.

Patrick took a picture with his wife while attending an event
Patrick and his wife Lisa took a picture
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Swayze hasn’t shared full details of their love story, but they tied their knot on June 12, 1972. They stayed together for 34 years old until his death. Also, the couple has no children from their marriage. Sources said that Lisa suffered from a miscarriage.

Death

It has already been over ten years since Swayze died. Swayze died at the age of 57 on September 14, 2009. Moreover, he had cancer for 20 months and later died with his family at his side.  His family confirmed to CNN that he died due to pancreatic cancer, whereas his body was cremated, and his ashes were scattered over his New Mexico Ranch.

How rich is Patrick Swayze?

Patrick Swayze has gained lots of fame and wealth while he was alive. Patrick was a multi-talented star who performed and acted in various movies and shows. According to celebritynetworth.com, Patrick had a net worth of $40 million at the time of his death in 2009.

S.NMoviesBudgetBox OfficeCaste members
    1. The Outsiders$10 million $33.7 million C.Thomas Howell, Rob Lowe, Emilio Estevez, Tom Cruise
   2, Road House $15 million $30.1 million Ben Gazzara, Kelly Lynch, Sam Elliott
   3. Dirty Dancing$5 million $214.6 million John Morris, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach

Moreover, Patrick acquired his massive net worth through highly sucessful movies and tv career. He spent his entire life of 30 years in the entertainment industry. In addition, he has been involved in the multi profession as an actor, singer, dancer, and songwriter.