Lisa Niemi
Lisa Niemi
Celebrated Name:                  Lisa Niemi
Real Name/Full Name: Lisa Niemi Swayze
Gender: Female
Age: 68 years old
Birth Date: 26 May 1956
Birth Place: Houston, Texas, United States.
Nationality: American
Height: 1.67 m
Weight: 65 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Husband/Spouse (Name): Albert DePrisco (m. 2014), Patrick Swayze (m. 1975–2009)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Lisa Niemi Lesbian?: No
Profession: Actress, Dancer, Choreographer, Writer and Director
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $50 Million
Last Updated: July 2024

Lisa Niemi is a multi-talented personality. Born in Texas, United States, she is an actress and a writer, dancer, choreographer, and more. She has always been one of them who love to see all prospects and personalities in life.

She started her career in 1975 and is still charming the audience with her presence in different fields. She was also married to Patrick Swayze, an actor, and dancer before he died in the year 2009. She took time to move on from the incident and move forward in life. But as it is said, life goes on, so it also went for her.

Maybe you know about Lisa Niemi very well But do you know how old and tall is she, and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Lisa Niemi’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, husband, boyfriend, dating, divorce, kids, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Lisa, who was then Lisa Anne Haapaniemi, was born to Edmund Happaniemi, her father, and Karin Haapaniemi, her mother, on 26th May 1956. She was born and raised in Houston, Texas. While her father was a Red Cross worker, her mother was a registered nurse, and according to their daughter, their profession was her inspiration for what she is now today. Edmund and Karin had six children together.

Being the only daughter among her five brothers, Lisa always was the favorite child. She is of Finnish ancestry. She was always passionate about dancing and graduated in the year 1974 from the Houston Ballet Dance Company. For her theatre stage name, she shortened her surname to Niemi.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 26 May 1956, Lisa Niemi is 68 years old as of today’s date 21st July 2024. Her height is 1.67 m tall, and weight is 65 kg.

Personal Life: husband, boyfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Lisa Niemi With Husband Albert DePrisco
Lisa Niemi With Husband Albert DePrisco

Patrick Swayze was the son of the director and owner of the Houston Ballet Dance Company. This is where Lisa met him at the age of 14 and married each other after five years. The lovely couple not only pursued their career in dancing, acting and filmmaking but also raised horses in their construction business.

As the couple lost their baby for miscarriage, they loved these animals just like their kids. Besides, Lisa had a homestead with dogs, horses, cattle, and a ranch in New Mexico.

Patrick had Pancreatic cancer, and Lisa flew him as a licensed pilot for his treatments. On September 14th, 2009, Lisa lost her beloved husband. Later she got engaged to a jeweler, Albert DePrisco, and married him on May 25th, 2014.


Lisa Niemi and her husband pursued dance, but that is not where she stopped. The film, One Last Dance, based on Without a Word, was the first one that Lisa directed, wrote, and even starred with her husband by her side. Films like Letters from a Killer, Younger, and Younger, Slam Dance, Next of Kin, She’s Having a baby, Steel Dawn, etc., are some that either starred her or were directed by her.

She is also a known figure in the Television network as she was starred in the Super Force series and directed the series, Beast in which her husband performed last. Moreover, not only in acting and dancing, she is even an excellent author.

Lisa wrote two memoirs in her life; one of them was co-written by her late husband, Patrick. They became New York Times’ Bestseller, The Time of my Life and Worth Fighting For, released on 29th September 2009 and 2nd January 2012, respectively.

Awards & Achievements

Lisa was made an honorary citizen of the Canadian city while filming One Last Dance in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She was also made Dame of the Royal Order of Francis I of the Two Sicilies. She is also a licensed pilot. Both of her books were New York Times Best Seller. And the best thing about her is she is a real fighter in her personal life.

Net Worth & Salary of Lisa Niemi in 2024

Lisa Niemi Net Worth
Lisa Niemi Net Worth

As we already mentioned, Lisa is multi-talented. She is a dancer, actor, producer, director, and even an author. All of these lead to her vast savings, and she has not stopped earning till now. We believe there is more to come. Her focus was on working hard in every field she has established her career in. As of July 2024, her net worth is around $50 Million.

Lisa Niemi is a fighter. She tried her best to save his husband from cancer. And even after he died, she did not lose hope, and she tried to be there for all other such fighters. She also became the Chief Ambassador of Hope for Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.


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