Lisa Niemi is a world-renowned dancer, director, writer, and actress. Coming into rising after the movie One Last Dance, she has worked with her late husband, Patrick Swayze, throughout her career. And they were known for being one of the best couples who spent their life together in the same field.
Lisa Niemi was born on the 26th of May 1956 in Houston, Texas. A proud American national with Finnish ethnicity, Lisa shares Gemini star-sign. She completed her training and education from the Houston Ballet Dance Company.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Lisa Niemi started off her career as a dancer. She then moved to NYC in 1970 to pursue her career in dancing alongside her husband, Patrick Swayze. She thought she would make history in dance. However, things changed after she moved to New York City.
With lots of opportunities available in the new state, she managed to appear in movies and TV series. She was successful enough to write, direct, and get featured in the film named One Last Dance with her husband included. The movie was a blockbuster as it got six Drama Critics Award. Likewise, she has appeared in movies like Steel Dawn, Next of Kin, Slam Dance, and many more. Moreover, she has made appearances in TV series like Super Force, The Beast, and directed a few of them as well.
She released her first memoir, which was written by her husband and herself called The Time of My Life. This book got the Best Seller in the New York Times. Following her first book, she released her second memoir called Worth Fighting For which was also the Best Seller.
With all her hard work and dedication, Lisa Niemi has been successful in garnering a net worth of around $40 Million.
Married, Husband, Children
Lisa Niemi was happily married to Patrick Swayze on the 12th of June 1975. Knowing each other for a very long time, Lisa and Patrick spent over three decades together. The couple had appeared in movies together, danced together, and even wrote books together.
However, Lisa and Patrick had to split on the 14th of September 2009 when Patrick left this world due to Pancreas Cancer. It was a sorrowful moment for Lisa that she never expected.
Getting along with a new life was very hard for Lisa as she could not overcome the memories she has with Patrick for over 30 years. But, after a couple of years, she met Albert DePrisco, a jeweler. Following their meetings, Lisa and Albert also made an announcement on the 28th of December 2013 regarding their engagement. Later, the couple got married on the 25th of May 2014.
Family, Siblings, and Parents
Lisa Niemi was born to parents Edmond Haapaniemi and Karim Haapaniemi. Lisa’s father worked as a Director of Water Safety Services at the Red Cross, whereas her mother was a registered nurse. Lisa is the only daughter amongst the six children of Edmond Haapaniemi and Karim Haapaniemi.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Lisa Niemi stands 5 feet and 4 inches tall, weighing approximately around 65kgs. Her eyes are blue, whereas her hair is blonde in color.