Saturday, October 6, 2012

Lisa Niemi Dating

For those who don't know Lisa Niemi, Lisa is Patrick Swayze's widow.  

In detail, Lisa Niemi, born May 26, 1956, is a Finnish-American actress and dancer. She was married to actor, singer and dancer Patrick Swayze from 1975 until his death in 2009.

Just in case you are curious about how the two met and their romance began, check out below... 

At the Houston Ballet Dance Company, Niemi met the owner and director's son, Patrick Swayze. The two eventually started dating when she was 15 years old. Niemi and Swayze were married from June 12, 1975 until Swayze's death from pancreatic cancer on September 14, 2009. Shortly after they wed, the pair moved to New York City to pursue their dance careers until the late 1970s, when they relocated to Los Angeles, California. In addition to dancing and filmmaking, they ran a construction business and raised horses together. Swayze and Niemi had no children.

Lisa is a licensed pilot and flew Swayze to the cancer treatments prior to his passing. While filming "One Last Dance" in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Niemi was made a honorary citizen of the Canadian city.

On October 3, 2012, it was reported Lisa and Boston born jeweler Albert DePrisco were dating.

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