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Lisa Niemi Net Worth

Lisa Niemi Net Worth is
$40 Million

Lisa Niemi Biography

Lisa Anne Haapaniemi, Niemi for short, was born on the 26th May 1956, in Houston, Texas USA, of Finnish ancestry, and she is an actress, ballet dancer and writer, best known to the for directing, writing and starring in the film “One Last Dance” (2003), which featured her husband Patrick Swayze. Apart from that role, she has also appeared in films “Steel Dawn” (1987), and “Younger and Younger” (1993), among others. Her career began in the mid-1970s.

Have you ever wondered how rich Lisa Niemi is, as of mid-2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Lisa`s net worth is as high as $40 million, an amount she has earned through her successful career in the entertainment industry.

Lisa Niemi Net Worth $40 Million

Born into middle class family of Finnish roots with four brothers, her father Edmond, was a Director of Water Safety Services at the Red Cross, and her mother Karin, was working as a nurse. She attended the Houston Ballet Dance Company, and finished her education in 1974.

While she was a student she met her future husband, Patrick Swayze; they began their relationship when she was 15 years old, and married in 1975. Her career also began in 1975, as a ballet dancer, performing in concerts, ballet shows and other events. However, she subsequently benefited mostly from her acting career.

Lisa made her debut in the TV series “Max Headroom” in 1987, and before the 1990s, she featured in the films “Steel Dawn” (1987), alongside Patrick Swayze, “Slam Dance” (1987), and “She`s Having A Baby” (1988).

She continued to be active in the 1990s, landing roles in such films and TV series as “Super Force” (1990), as Carla Frost, which was then made into a TV series of the same name and in which she repeated her role. After that, she featured in “Live! From Death Row” (1992), and “Younger and Younger” (1993). In 2003, she wrote, directed and starred in “One Last Dance”, and then made her last appearance on screen in 2004, in the film “Beat Angel”, starring Vincent Balestri and Frank Tabbita.

Lisa has also been recognized as an author, releasing two books; firstly “Time Of My Life”, co -written by Patrick Swayze, and second “Worth Fighting For”. The two became best-sellers which also added a lot to her net worth.

Regarding her personal life, Lisa was married to Swayze from 1975 until 2009, when he died from pancreatic cancer. The couple didn`t have children, and lived on a farm with horses and other cattle. Five years after Swayze`s death, Lisa married Albert DePrisco, with whom she is still in marriage.

Following the death of her first husband, Lisa became the Chief Ambassador of Hope for Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Lisa is also a private pilot, and in fact flew Swayze around to receive treatment during his fatal disease.

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Quick Facts

Full NameLisa Niemi
Net Worth$40 Million
Date Of BirthMay 26, 1956
Place Of BirthHouston, Texas, USA
Height5' 4" (1.63 m)
ProfessionWriter
EducationHigh school diploma
NationalityAmerican
SpousePatrick Swayze, Albert DePrisco
ParentsEdmond Melvin Haapaniemi,Edna Karin Hyttinen
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/LisaNiemiSwayze
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lisa_Niemi
MoviesOne Last Dance, She's Having a Baby, Steel Dawn
TV ShowsSuper Force


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1(May 25, 2014) Married for the 2nd time her boyfriend of 2 years Albert DePrisco following a 5-month-long engagement.
2Release of the book, "The Time of My Life" by Lisa with Patrick Swayze. [September 2009]
3Ex-sister-in-law of Marcia Swayze.
4Aunt of Danielle Swayze.
5Spokesperson, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.
6Had suffered a miscarriage.
7Met her husband when she was 15 and a student of his mother's.
8Sister-in-law of actor Don Swayze.
9Daughter-in-law of choreographer Patsy Swayze.
10"Niemi" is the Finnish word for cape, as in Cape Cod. Her original surname "Haapaniemi" means "aspen cape.".
11Dancer


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Filmography

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Beat Angel2004Carol
One Last Dance2003Chrissa Lindh
Letters from a Killer1998Woman in Crowd (uncredited)
Younger and Younger1993Donna Wetter
Live! From Death Row1992TV MovieFemale Anchor
Super Force1990-1991TV SeriesCarla Frost
Super Force1990TV MovieCarla Frost
Next of Kin1989Violinist (uncredited)
She's Having a Baby1988Model (as Lisa Neimi)
Steel Dawn1987Kasha
Slam Dance1987Mrs. Adrienne Schell
Max Headroom1987TV SeriesJanie Crane

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Beast2009TV Series 1 episode
One Last Dance2003

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Grandview, U.S.A.1984choreographer
Urban Cowboy1980choreographer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
One Last Dance2003writer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
One Last Dance2003producer

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The View2005-2014TV SeriesHerself
The Wendy Williams Show2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Good Morning America2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
25 Years of Sexy: People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive!2010TV Movie documentaryHerself
Stand Up to Cancer2010TV SpecialHerself
Larry King Live2009TV SeriesHerself
Entertainment Tonight2008-2009TV SeriesHerself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2009TV SeriesHerself
The Barbara Walters Summer Special2009TV SeriesHerself
Very Important Pennis1996TV SeriesHerself
The 53rd Annual Golden Globe Awards1996TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1993TV SeriesHerself
Saturday Night Live1990TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight2009TV SeriesHerself
Live from Studio Five2009TV SeriesHerself
E! True Hollywood Story2009TV Series documentaryHerself
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