Is Lisa Niemi married or dating? Regarding her marital status, Niemi is a married woman. Her husband name is Albert DePrisco who is a jeweler by profession. The couple met through mutual friends and started dating each other. They finally decided to give their love life a conjugal bond and tied their knot on May 25, 2014.
Niemi was previously married to late actor/ singer/ dancer Patrick Swayze who died on September 14, 2009. The duo met at the Houston Ballet Dance Company when Lisa was just 14 years old. After a year, the couple started their romantic relationship and eventually tied their knot on June 12, 1975. She remained married until Patrick’s death where they shared a conjugal life of 34 years.
Niemi and her former husband Swayze moved to New York City to pursue their dance careers after their wedding. They later moved to Los Angeles and together operated a construction business. Although they remained married for a long time, the couple didn’t welcome any children. Let’s explore in detail about Niemi’s wiki including some interesting personal facts and biography:
Who is Lisa Niemi?
Born as Elisabeth Anne Haapaniemi, she landed the planet on May 26, 1956, which makes the age of Lisa Niemi be 63 years old as of 2019. By profession, she is an American actress, writer, dancer and director best known for being the widow of actor Patrick Swayze.
Early Life and Education
Elisabeth Anne Haapaniemi was born in 1956 and her place of birth is in Houston, Texas, the United States of America. Talking about her family background, she was born to the parents named Karin Haapaniemi (1927–2018) )mother) and Edmond Haapaniemi (1914–1984) (mother). Her father was the Director of Water Safety Services at the Red Cross whereas her mother used to serve as a registered nurse.
Elisabeth Anne Haapaniemi has other five brothers and is the only child to her parents. It was her parents’ profession that influenced and encouraged her to be dedicated in her professional life. Elisabeth holds American nationality and carries Finnish ancestry. She received her graduation in 1974 from the Houston Ballet Dance Company.
Career and Professional Life
In 1977, Haapaniemi shortened her surname to “Niemi” as her theatre stage name. She has written, directed and also starred in American-Canadian romantic drama film One Last Dance. The film was based on a play named Without a Word. Niemi was also starred alongside her late husband in 1987 American post-apocalyptic science fiction action film named Steel Dawn. In 2004, she was starred in Beat Angel.
Niemi has also made her appearance in crime drama mystery film Letters from a Killer, action thriller film Next of Kin, comedy film Younger and Younger, romantic comedy film She’s Having a Baby and thriller Slam Dance.
Niemi Swayze released a memoir titled The Time of My Life on September 29, 2009. The memoir was able to name as one of the New York Times Best Sellers which was co-written with her then-husband, Patrick Swayze. Niemi released Worth Fighting For, a New York Times Best Selling memoir on January 2, 2012.
Lisa Niemi is married to jeweler Albert DePrisco since May 25, 2014. She was previously married to actor Patrick Swayze for more than three decades. Despite sharing a successful professional journey, Niemi is known for her personal life for being the widow of late actor Swayze.
Lisa Niemi has an average height of 5 feet and 4 inches. She has a maintained weight and carries an appealing body structure. She has been very conscious about health and fitness and therefore, looks very young than her real age.
Salary and Net worth
American actress/ director/ writer Lisa Niemi has an estimated net worth of 40 million USD. She has been active in the industry since 1975 and has made a successful journey in the entertainment industry.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of Lisa Niemi is prepared by various wiki sites including Wikipedia and IMDb. Her Facebook profile is available @LisaNiemiSwayze. However, Niemi’s official verified social handles aren’t available.