Sean Kyle Swayze is the brother of the late Patrick Swayze, an iconic actor who was famous for starring in the films Julie Newmar, Donnie Darko, Dirty Dancing, Jump, and Keeping Mama.
Sean was born in October 1962 and is 61 years old. Like his late brother, he is an actor and dancer who has appeared in films like Letters from a Killer, where he starred alongside Patrick. Sean is not as accomplished as his brother, and his popularity is still tied to his brother’s fame. Notwithstanding, fans alike are still interested in knowing more about him.
Sean Kyle Swayze Comes from a Family of Actors
Sean Kyle Swayze is 61 years old and was born in October 1962 in Houston, Texas. He is an American of White ethnicity and a Christian. Sean is the second son of Jesse “Big Buddy” Wayne Swayze (father) and Patsy Yvonne Helen (mother).
Sean and his family lived in Garden Oak, close to the Candlelight Wood area of Oak Forest. It is a massive residential area in the northwest of Houston created in 1947 to cater primarily to World War II Veterans.
The Swayzes lived in a two-story house on Del Norte. Sean Swayze was raised together with his siblings throughout his childhood and teenage years. Although it was a rural setting, the town where he grew up was just ten miles from the center of Houston. Moreover, the area was ideal and safe for raising a family.
His father, Jesse, was a technical draftsman who died prematurely from excessive drinking in 1982. His mother, on the other hand, was a professional dance teacher, dancer, and film choreographer. She, however, died of a stroke in 2013 at her home in Simi Valley.
Sean Kyle is the fourth child of five children, including his two brothers named Patrick and Donald Carl, and two sisters named Vicky Lynn and Bambi. All of his siblings are successful in the entertainment industry, especially as actors and actresses. Their achievement is a result of practicing and mastering various skills in the performing arts at an early age.
He is the Younger Brother of the Late Patrick Swayze
Although some sections of fans imagined them to be twins, Sean and Patrick Swayze are not twins. Patrick Swayze is the older brother of Sean Kyle Swayze. While Patrick was born August 18, 1952, Sean was born October 1962; which means Patrick is ten years older than his brother Sean.
However, Sean’s fame has been largely a result of Patrick Swayze. Patrick was a renowned actor who made a name for himself starring in many roles. As a result, he became a household name and thus brought fame to his family, including his beloved brother, Sean Swayze.
Sean Kyle Swayze is an Actor, Stage Performer, and Dancer
Sean Kyle Swayze is a multi-talented individual that has held many roles in the entertainment industry. He is into acting, dancing, and stage performance. He had a brief acting career in the film industry, where he played supporting roles in three films. When he’s not acting, he, nonetheless, works behind the camera, which explains why he isn’t as famous as his brother, Patrick Swayze.
Sean has appeared in the films, Lost in the Woods, The 4th Stage, and Sam and Cat. His movie credit isn’t much because he was majorly behind the camera. Sean has disappeared from the spotlight in recent years. His last notable appearance appeared in Sam and Cat, and since then, he hasn’t been seen on screen. However, Patrick Swayze’s brother is still alive.
He also Worked on the Set of One of His Brother’s Films
Although he isn’t as consistent in acting as his brothers Patrick and Don, Sean Swayze is, nonetheless, actively working on movie sets. In 1998, Sean got a job as part of the transportation department for a movie titled Letters from a Killer.
His role was as a driver in the movie which starred his brother, Patrick Swayze, as Race Darnell. In addition, Sean accompanied his famous brother on the set of a 1998 movie titled Black Dog, as his driver and bodyguard.
Sean Kyle Swayze is Married to Jami Swayze
When it comes to his immediate family, Sean prefers to keep information out of the public space. However, sources confirmed that he is married to Jami Swayze. The report further state that the pair got married on November 12, 1988.
However, it is not known if Sean and Jami bore any children, as this too, has been out of media reach. Although, an unconfirmed piece of information on the internet suggests that the couple has a daughter named Kathy Swayze.
But without any doubt, Sean’s marriage has been without any major controversies, infidelity, divorce, or separation. Although he and his wife live a quiet life, the couple has remained together for over four decades.
He Was Involved in a Heated Feud with His Late Brother’s Wife
Sean started trending in the media after a feud between him and Lisa Niemi, his late brother’s wife. Lisa had accused her mother-in-law, Patsy Helen Swayze, of “disrespecting” her after Patrick’s death. She also claimed that the family had denied her access to her late husband’s property.
However, Kyle came to his mother’s defense, by pointing an accusation toward Lisa Neimi. According to the actor, Lisa was willing to do anything for money. He further claimed that no one was preventing her from accessing his late brother’s assets. In addition, Sean stated that Lisa had sold almost all her late husband’s properties shortly after his death. The feud threatened to get very ugly but it later died down. Lisa remarried a jewelry billionaire named Albert DePrisco in 2014.