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Nigel Lythgoe

Nigel Lythgoe was born on July 9, 1949 in Wallasey, Cheshire, England. Nigel Lythgoe is the only person to dance in, choreograph, direct and produce the Royal Variety Performance for Her Majesty the Queen of England. As a child he began dancing and he was first a tap dancer.His father was a dockworker and his mother was a homemaker.His estimated net worth is somewhere around 110$ million.He attended the Hylton-Bromley School of Dance and Drama and the School of Dance Perry Cowell. The  Television personality studied almost every dance genre and later started working as a choreographer for TV shows.He moved with his family to Liverpool, where he started tap dancing at 11 years of age.Nigel has now worked in many of the television shows as the director and producer. He firstly directed television show dealing with comedy variety named The Brian Conley Show. He worked as the director of Gladiators. In 1999, he worked in the show named Animals Do The Funniest Things. Nigel then worked as the director in one of the popular international reality television franchise in 2000.On 4 August 2008, Lythgoe said that he was leaving the show, American Idol. Then he decided to move on with the show So You Think You Can Dance.

In 2011, he was awarded International Emmy: Founders Award as the winner.In 2007, he won The Governors Award.In 2008, he was nominated for Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition 2014, he was awarded Ellis Island International Medal of Honor.

In 2010 He returned to the American Idol as an executive producer.Nigel Lythgoe is a co-owner of the company Big Red 2 Entertainment.

He married Bonnie Lythgoe in 1974, and the couple had two Children Named Simon Lythgoe (Son) and Kris Lythgoe (Son) before getting divorced in 2010.The reason for their divorce is unknown.

Personal Information

Date Of Birth 9 July 1949
Birth Name Nigel Bruce Lythgoe
Birth Place Wirral, England, UK
Nickname Nasty Nigel
Occupation Director, Producer, TV personality
Claim to Fame So You Think You Can Dance
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) XIX Management
Year(s) Active 1969–present
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Nationality British
Religion Unknown
Race/Ethnicity White
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Sexual Orientation Straight

Education Qualifications

Nigel Lythgoe attended the Hylton-Bromley School of Dance and Drama
the Perry Cowell School of Dance, Wallasey.

Social Networks, Web links

Follow Nigel Lythgoe on Twitter.

Family Information

Spouse Name Bonnie Lythgoe (m. 1974–2010)
Children Name Simon Lythgoe (Son), Kris Lythgoe (Son)
Father Name George Percival Lythgoe
Mother Name Gertrude Emily Lythgoe
Siblings Name Unknown

Relationships / Affairs / Girlfriend

Priscilla Presley (2006 – 2009).

Body Features & Measurements

Height {in Feet} 5′ 11″
Height {in Meters} 1.80 m
Weight {in Pounds} 165 lbs
Weight {in Kilogram} 75 kg
Body Build Slim
Shoe Size 11 (US)


*Currently, he resides in Los Angeles in his own home

*He was nominated for Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program in 2006, 2007 and also in 2005 and 2004.

*Nigel Lythgoe began his career as a dancer.

*He served as a choreographer for and performed as a dancer with the BBC’s Young Generation dance troup when he was 21 .

*Co-founded the Dizzy Feet Foundation in 2009.

*Earned the nickname “Nasty Nigel” for being a tough audition judge on the Brit TV show Popstars.



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