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Michael Flatley

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Birthday
16, 1958
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
16, 1958 (age 61)
Birthplace
Chicago, IL

About

Irish dancer and choreographer known for his work with Lord of the Dance. He's also been part of Riverdance, Celtic Tiger, and Feet of Flames.

Before Fame

He trained as both a boxer and a flautist. When he was 17, he became the first American to win a World Irish Dance Title at the World Irish Dance Championships.

Trivia

He fought for the Chicago Golden Gloves Championship when he was 17 as well.

Family Life

He was married to Beata Dziaba from 1986-1997. He married Niamh O'Brien in 2006 and had a son named Michael in 2007.

Associated With

Bernadette Flynn starred as Saoirse in the original production of Lord of the Dance.