|Celebrated Name:||Michael Flatley|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Michael Ryan Flatley|
|Age:||65 years old|
|Birth Date:||July 16, 1958|
|Birth Place:||Detroit, Michigan, United States|
|Height:||5 ft 9 in|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Niamh O’Brien|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Michael St. James Flatley)|
|Is Michael Flatley Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Dancer, Choreographer, and Musician, Flautist and Broadcast Presenter|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$380 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2023|
Michael Flatley is an American actor, former dancer, choreographer, writer, and presenter. The dancer is known several Irish dance shows named Riverdale, Lord of the Dance, Feet of Flames and Celtic Tiger Life. According to People magazine, he is one of the 50 most Beautiful People in the World. The actor is also a chess master.
The leg insurance of the dancer is 40 million dollars. The singer holds Guinness World Records for tap dancing three times per second. In 2015, the dancer retired from dance because of spinal, knee, foot, and rib pain.
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Early Life & Biography
The actor was born on July 16, 1958, in Detroit, Michigan, United States. He is inherent in South Side, Chicago. The ethnicity of the actor is Irish. He was born to parents Michael and Elizabeth. His parents came to the United States in 1947. He starts learning dance at age 11 years old by Dennis G. Dennehy. The actor has three sisters and one brother.
The grandmother of Michael was a champion dancer. The father of Michael was a plumber.
Flatley studied in Dennehy School of Irish Dance. He takes admission to Brother Rice High School. He became the first American to won World Irish Dance title at Oireachtas Rince na Cruinne, which is Irish Dancing Championships. The dancer was only 17 years. During 1975 and 1976, the writer won All-Ireland Fleadh Cheoil. Apart from dancing, he participated in amateur boxing Chicago Golden Gloves tournament. The actor received talent of dance from his mother.
In 2006, the dancer started dating Niamh O’Brien. On October 14, 2006, the couple married in Fermoy, County Cork. In 2007, first son Michael St. James.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on July 16, 1958, Michael Flatley is 65 years old as of today’s date 8th December 2023. His height is 5 ft 9 in tall, and his weight is 55 kg.
After completing his graduation, the dancer does several jobs like stockbroker, blackjack gambler, and flutist. The artist toured with Green Fields of America from 1978 to 1979. He also toured with The Chieftains, but he wanted to become a full-time member of the band. He caught the attention of Mary Robinson, which was the producer of the dance show and President of Ireland.
The dancer received an invitation from the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest. The dancer performed seven-minute in the contest. After some time, the dancer earned worldwide fame. He worked in show River dance, which was produced by the Moya Doherty. He left the show due to some issues with salary and royalty fees. The artist was replaced by Colin Dunne.
The dancer created his own show Lord of the Dance. The show was premiered in London Coliseum. The composer of the show was Ronan Hardiman. The actor earned more than £36 million became 25th the World’s highest-earning entertainer in 1997. The writer created a new version of the show named Feet of Flames. In July 2005, the next show of dancer was Celtic Tiger Live. The winter tour of Michael was canceled because he was hospitalized due to some viral infection. The dancer showcases his performance on Dancing with Stars in the United States.
Michael returned to Lord of the Dance show and performed in England, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, and Austria. In 2011, the tour movie Lord of the Dance was released. The dancer released a flute album in 2011. The artist created a new spin-off series named Lord of the Dancer: Dangerous Games. In 2016, the dancer’s last tour was in Las Vegas on St. Patrick’s Day. Michelle produced, directed, and starred in a Spy fiction movie named Blackbird. The film was released in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Awards & Achievements
The dancer received National Heritage Fellowship awarded by National Endowment for the Arts. The artist was the first recipient of the Irish Dancing Commission Fellowship award. In 2003, Michael was named Flatley Irish American of the Year.
At Irish Post Award, the writer received the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Net Worth & Salary of Michael Flatley in 2023
As of December 2023, The net worth of Michael Flatley is $380 million. Apart from dancing, Michael is an investor. He invested his money in properties located in the Caribbean, New York, and Beverly Hills. The artist performed in several shows in his career.
Michael also earned royalty from his autobiography. The actor participated in a fundraising event of JP McManus. The singer sold his paintings for €1 million and donated money to his charitable organization. The entrepreneur also invested money in Berkshire Hathaway.
Michael is the greatest dancer of all time. He donated money to several charities. The dancer has to retire because of spinal, knee, foot, and rib pain.