Michael Flatley Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Michael Flatley (Michael Ryan Flatley)

Last Updated: 07 Jul, 2023 | Views: 530

Age: 65

Profession: Dancer

Other Profession(s): Writer, Television Presenter, Choreographer

Famous For: Irish-American dancer and choreographer.

Michael Flatley Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
16 Jul, 1958 (65 Years 08 Months 28 Days)
Birth Country
United States
Birth State/Province
Birth District
Birth Sign

Michael Flatley Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

Michael Flatley, a well-known dancer, and actor was born in Illinois. When Michael Flatley went on tour with The Chieftains, he made his debut on the global stage. With the breathtaking invention of Riverdance in 1994, he forever altered the perception of Irish dance. Later, he produced Lord of the Dance, which made its Dublin debut in 1996 at the Point Theatre. By combining upper body movement and coming up with unconventional beat patterns, Michael defied the conventions of traditional Irish dancing.


In 1998, Michael Flatley also organized a dance performance titled Feet of Flames.

In 1998, Michael Flatley surpassed his own speed-tapping record.

In 2000 and 2001, accordingly, Michael Flatley appeared on  Europe and the US tour.

In 2000: Flatley was also recognized as the highest paid dancer by the Guinness World Records.

For his charitable activity, Michael Flatley was given a special award by Prince Rainier of Monaco in 2003.

Celtic Tiger, the most recent Irish dance production by Michael Flately, debuted in 2005.

Michael got divorced in 1997 after getting married in a Danish registrar's office in 1986.

In 2017: Flatley presented his group at Donald Trump's inauguration.

Achievements and Awards:

University College Dublin awarded Michael Flatley an honorary doctorate in 2004.

Michael Flatley was given the Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2013

Unknown facts:

Michael Flatley is in the Guinness World Records book for all tapped-out dancing.

Ryan, a very Irish name indeed, is Michael Flatley's middle name.

Michael Flatley, a man of many skills, is also a director.

Michael Flatley Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 175 cm
In Meters 1.75 m
In feet Inches 5'9"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 76 Kg
In Pounds 167 lbs
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Michael Flatley Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Michael Flatley Sr.
Mother's Name
Eilish Flatley
Beata Dziąba, Niamh O'Brien
Patrick Flatley
Thomasina Griffin, Eliza Callahan, Anne-Marie Flatley
Michael St. James Flatley

Michael Flatley Social Media, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

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