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Michael Flatley Net Worth

Michael Flatley Net Worth is
$300 Million

Michael Flatley Bio/Wiki 2018

He became well-known due to his profession in dancing, as he’s among the most famous choreographers in the business. Michael Flatley is generally known to people as a creator of several Irish dance contests. He’s generally known for shows, like Riverdance, Celtic Tiger, Feet of Flames and Lord of the Dance. These shows became popular throughout the planet plus they also improved the total amount of Michael Flatley net worth. There, his family founded their particular construction company. Michael Flatley has additionally said that his idol continues to be his dad on a regular basis, who inspired him to get with this career, therefore, due to his dad, Michael Flatley also understood he is able to make his wishes come true. Michael Flatley began dancing at a young age, due to the reality that rather lots of family members were also involved into dancing.

Michael Flatley Net Worth $300 Million

His mom and her mom were Irish dancers. Additionally, during many shows which he’s coordinated, he generally leaves one empty seat facing the stage, which can be perceived as a homage to his grandma, who had been also an enormous inspiration to him. When he was 11 years old Michael Flatley started to attend Irish dance lessons. This is also due to the truth that his parents wished to keep Irish tradition within their children blood. In the beginning, his efforts didn’t got accepted, nevertheless, with attempting more and more he eventually achieved what he needed and he was accepted to the class. It’s been among the greatest acceptances to him, at the same time. Along with his interest into dancing, Michael Flatley additionally attended flute lessons. In 2011 his name was a part of the Irish America Hall of Fame, which likewise made him one of the most famous Americans from Ireland.

Full NameMichael Flatley
Net Worth$300 Million
Date Of Birth1958-07-16
Place Of BirthChicago, Illinois, US
Height5' 9" (1.75 m)
ProfessionFlutist, Television presenter, Writer, Actor, Dancer, Choreographer
EducationBrother Rice High School
SpouseNiamh O'Brien
ChildrenMichael St. James Flatley
ParentsEilish Flatley, Michael Flatley Sr.
SiblingsAnne-Marie Flatley, Thomasina Griffin, Patrick Flatley, Eliza Callahan
NominationsEcho Award for Best Music DVD
MoviesLord of the Dance 3D, Michael Flatley: Gold, Feet of Flames, 2001: A Space Travesty, Riverdance for Rwanda, The Best of Riverdance, Riverdance: The Show, Lord of the Dance, The Michael Flatley Collection, Celtic Tiger
TV ShowsSuperstars of Dance, Dancing with the Stars
1If I never do another show, I'll die a happy man.
2I don't want to dance as if I'm making an apology
1Michael has started a new tour with his new show Celtic Tiger. [November 2005]
2Finished his new flute solo album and this Double-CD will be released at the end of the year [May 2002]
4He and Niamh became parents to their first child, a son, Michael St. James Flatley, on Thursday 26th April 2007.
5Donated his 1998 Rolls Royce to the "People in Need" charity. By the time the car was auctioned off during the 2003 phone-in bidding drive in Ireland, more than $100K had been raised. Flatley's license plate read: C 1 MRF (his initials)
6Was the first American to win the Irish Dance World Championships at the age of 16. He began dancing at the age of 11 and was told he was too old and should not even attempt to dance competitively.
7Held the Golden Gloves Championship in the feather weight division in 1977
8Engaged to Lisa Murphy [July 2002]
9On every show, he saves a seat for his grandmother Hannah Ryan, who was his inspiration.
10Every day on tour he eats steaks for breakfast.
11His father is from Sligo, Ireland. His mother is from Carlow, Ireland. He was raised in Chicago where his parents immigrated 4 years before his birth in 1958
12He was born in Chicago, Illinois, but many often think he is from Ireland.
13He is in the Guiness Book of World Records for the fast tap of 36 taps per second.
14He has one blue eye and one green eye
15His legs were insured for 40 million dollars.
16He is a chessmaster, and plays the flute at a concert level.
17He is now retired from active dancing.
18Chosen by "People" magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World. [1997]
19(11/27/1998) Admitted to a Brisbane, Australia hospital collapsing backstage during a show. He was released two days later after being treated for an acute respiratory infection.
20Was awarded the title of 1997s "Dubious Man of the Year" by Esquire Magazine (USA).


Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games2014
Lord of the Dance in 3D2011Lord of the Dance
Celtic Tiger2006Video
Michael Flatley - Gold: A Celebration of Michael Flatley2000Video
2001: A Space Travesty2000Not In This Movie (gag credit)
Riverdance: The Show1995Lead Dancer
Riverdance for Rwanda1994Video shortAs a dancer


Riverdance: Live2001TV Movie documentary choreographer: original principal Irish dance
Riverdance: The Show1995principal choreographer


Feet of Flames1998Video documentary


Lord of the Dance1997Video documentary executive producer


Today2015TV SeriesHimself
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert2015TV SeriesHimself
Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Loose Women2010-2015TV SeriesHimself
This Week2015TV SeriesHimself
Britain's Got Talent2015TV SeriesHimself - Special Guest
The Graham Norton Show2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Michael Flatley: A Night to Remember2014TV MovieHimself
Jigs & Wigs: The Extreme World of Irish Dancing2014TV Mini-Series documentary
Piers Morgan's Life Stories2013TV SeriesHimself
The Wendy Williams Show2011TV SeriesHimself
Music of Ireland: Welcome to America2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
Breakfast2010TV SeriesHimself - Dancer
The One Show2010TV SeriesHimself
Music of Ireland: Welcome Home2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
Superstars of Dance2009TV SeriesHimself - Host
Xposé2007-2009TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2009TV SeriesHimself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Dancing with the Stars2007-2008TV SeriesHimself - Guest Judge / Himself
The Paul O'Grady Show2006TV SeriesHimself
Wogan Now & Then2006TV SeriesHimself
Kelly2005TV SeriesHimself
Parkinson2005TV SeriesHimself
The Tony Danza Show2005TV SeriesHimself
King of Clubs2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
Michael Flatley: Eire Apparent2000TV Movie documentaryHimself
Wetten, dass..?2000TV SeriesHimself
The Martin Short Show1999TV SeriesHimself
Feet of Flames1998Video documentaryLord of the Dance
HARDtalk1998TV SeriesHimself
Lord of the Dance1997Video documentaryLord of the Dance
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1997TV SeriesHimself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1997TV SeriesHimself
Afternoon Live1997TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Children in Need: Waiting in the Wings1996TV MovieHimself
A Royal Gala1996TV MovieHimself
The Eurovision Song Contest1994TV SpecialHimself - Interval Performer: Riverdance
To Tell the Truth1991TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Riverdance: The Ten Years2005Video documentaryHimself
Chain Reactions2005TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself

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