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Nigel Lythgoe Net Worth

$150,000,000

Nigel Lythgoe OBE is an English TV and film director, producer, choreographer, and former dancer with a net worth of $150 million. Nigel started his career as a dancer in England before transitioning to choreography and producing. He gained fame as a judge on ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ and has had worldwide success with shows like ‘American Idol’ and ‘Popstars’.

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  • Nigel Lythgoe is an English TV and film director, producer, choreographer, and former dancer.
  • He started his career performing on television with BBC's The Young Generation dance ensemble in England.
  • Lythgoe turned into a producer who enjoyed worldwide success with productions like 'You Bet!' (1989), Fox's 'American Idol' (2002), 'Popstars' (200), 'So You Think You Can Dance' (2005), 'The Next Great American Band' (2007) and 'Superstars of Dance' (2009).
  • He has served as a judge on the U.S. and U.K. versions of 'So You Think You Can Dance'.
  • In 2015, Nigel was named an Order of The British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II.

Basic Information About Nigel Lythgoe

CategoryBusiness β€Ί Producers
ProfessionsChoreographer, Television Director, Television producer, Screenwriter, Film director, Film Producer, Actor, Dancer, TV Personality
Net worth$150,000,000
Date of birth1949-07-09 (75 years old)
Place of birthWirral Peninsula
NationalityUnited Kingdom
SpouseBonnie Lythgoe - (1974 - 2007)Β (divorced)Β (2 children)
GenderMale
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ IMDb

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Nigel Lythgoe awards

Award Name State Movie / Series Name Year
PGA Award - Outstanding Producer of Competition TelevisionNomineeAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar2012
PGA Award - Outstanding Producer of Live Entertainment & Competition TelevisionNomineeAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar2008
PGA Award - Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction TelevisionNomineeAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar2007
PGA Award - Outstanding Producer of Reality/Game/Informational Series TelevisionNomineeAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar2004
PGA Award - Outstanding Producer of Reality/Game/Informational Series TelevisionNomineeAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar2003

Nigel Lythgoe roles

Movie / Series Role
Free DanceTheater Patron
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres ShowSelf 1 episode, 2006
The TalkSelf - Guest / ... 3 episodes, 2011-2013
So You Think You Can DanceDirector
So You Think You Can DanceWriter
So You Think You Can DanceWriter
So You Think You Can DanceSelf - Judge 248 episodes, 2005-2022
Loose WomenSelf 1 episode, 2011
The Oprah Winfrey ShowSelf 1 episode, 2003
The One ShowSelf 1 episode, 2010

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Interesting Facts about Nigel Lythgoe

  1. Father, with Bonnie Lythgoe of sons Kristopher Lythgoe and Simon Lythgoe. Grandfather of George Lythgoe.
  2. He met former wife, Bonnie Lythgoe, while he was choreographer for the BBC's "Young Generation" dance troupe. They married in 1974 and divorced in 2007. Bonnie was also an audition judge on the first season of So You Think You Can Dance (2005) and is a judge on the Australian version of the show, So You Think You Can Dance Australia (2008). The couple have two sons: Simon Lythgoe and Kristopher Lythgoe.
  3. Held the post of Head of Entertainment and Comedy at London Weekend Television, where he commissioned and produced shows including "Gladiators" and "Blind Date".
  4. Has choreographed for Ben Vereen, Shirley Bassey and the Muppets.
  5. A one-time dancer and choreographer, he later became an English television and film director and producer, who crashed onto the Hollywood scene, producing the shows American Idol: The Search for a Superstar (2002) as well as creating, executive producing and being a regular judge on So You Think You Can Dance (2005).
  6. He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2015 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to the performing arts, education and charity. He is a television producer.
  7. Dated Priscilla Presley and Raquel Welch.

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  • Source URL: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Nigel_Lythgoe_%26_dance_group_Allan_Warren.jpg
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  • Author: Allan warren
  • Licence: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.
  • Date taken: 1976

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