Actor who became a teen idol in the 1980s with roles in such films as The Outsiders, Dirty Dancing and Red Dawn. In the ’90s, he played lead roles in the films Ghost and Point Break. He died of pancreatic cancer in 2009.
He trained in gymnastics for two years at San Jacinto College, then went on to take up ballet at the Harkness Ballet and Joffrey schools in New York. His first job in entertainment was as a dancer for Disney on Parade.
He was named the Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine in 1991.
Patrick Swayze Wealth Stats: Salary, Net Worth, and More
Patrick Swayze's net worth, salary and other interesting facts:
|Net Worth||$40 Million|
|Date of Birth||August 18, 1952 - September 14, 2009 (age 57 years)||Gender||Male|
|Height||5 Feet 10 Inches (1.78 m)|
Career: Patrick Swayze started his entertainment career as a dancer, performing with the Disney Theatrical Group in “Disney on Parade.” A Broadway role as Danny Zuko in “Grease” soon followed, and Patrick then made his film debut with “Skatetown, U.S.A.” Swayze followed up with his first major TV role in “M*A*S*H*.” Funnily enough, his character discovers that he is terminally ill with cancer in this episode.
He married actress and dancer Lisa Niemi in June 1975.
Demi Moore and Whoopi Goldberg co-starred with him in the 1990 romantic fantasy film Ghost.
Inspirational Quotes by Patrick Swayze
If I leave this Earth, I want to leave this Earth just knowing I've tried to give something back and tried to do something worthwhile with myself.Patrick Swayze
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.Patrick Swayze
I wanna live.Patrick Swayze
I like to believe that I've got a lot of guardian warriors sittin' on my shoulder including my dad.Patrick Swayze
Together we can make a world where cancer no longer means living with fear, without hope, or worse.Patrick Swayze