Abby Lee Miller Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 20 May, 2021
Facts of Abby Lee Miller
Birth Name Abigale Lee Miller
Mother Maryen Lorrain Miller
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Profession Dance instructor, television personality, choreographer
Net Worth $2 million
Weight in KG 83
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter
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Abigale Lee Miller is an American reality television personality, dance instructor, and choreographer. She founded the Abby Lee Dance Company that appeared in the eight seasons of Dance Moms. 

Short Biography: Age, Height, Parents, & Early Life

Miller is currently 55 years old. She was born on September 21, 1965, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Talking about her height, she is 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) tall and weighs about 183 lbs (83 kg). Abby Lee learned dancing from her parents.

She is the daughter of a dance teacher and a dance studio owner. Her mother, Maryen Lorrain Miller, operated a dance studio in Penn Hills. The 55-year-old spent her early years in Penn Hills studying dancing under the tutelage of her mother at the Maryen Lorrain Dance Studio.

Who is Abby Lee Miller married to? Husband & Children 

Miller has never been married and doesn't have a husband. She also doesn't have any children of her own. The 55-year-old has kept her love life under wraps. For this reason, her dating history and current relationship status remain unknown. 

In 2014, Abby was rumored to have tied the knot with Michael Padula, who is a communications specialist by profession. She posted a snap with Padula on Instagram in January 2014. In the caption, she wrote, "I do!!! @michael_padula"

However, when asked about the supposed wedding, Miller clarified that she was still unmarried. “No, wait, wait, wait, just let me explain. My mother was very ill, and she just passed away… I just think it was a comfort thing for her to know there was somebody," she said.

CAPTION: Abby Lee Miller was rumored to have married communications specialist Michael Padula in 2014. SOURCE: Instagram @therealabbylee

As per some online sources, Padula is openly gay. While the 55-year-old has no kids, she considers her students as her children. Miller also admitted that she shares a close bond with Maddie Ziegler, 18, during Dance Moms: Abby Tells All Exclusive. 

Ziegler appeared in Dance Moms from 2011 until 2016. “Maddie was smart. Period. She was smart. Some children have natural rhythm. Maddie was one of those children,” Miller gushed. But Ziegler later revealed that she didn't like "every dance we’ve done," saying “some I thought were a little weird or silly, or even inappropriate for kids our age.”

Why was Abby Miller in a wheelchair?

Miller underwent emergency surgery for what was initially thought to be a spinal infection in April 2018. However, a day after the surgery, she was diagnosed with Burkitt lymphoma, a highly aggressive form of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

CAPTION: Abby Lee Miller was diagnosed with Burkitt lymphoma, a type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma cancer, in 2018. SOURCE: Instagram @therealabbylee

Miller was left temporarily paralyzed from the neck down. Following her diagnosis, the 55-year-old spent much of her time in physical therapy, undergoing chemotherapy and radiation. She also had to relearn how to walk and started using a motorized wheelchair after regaining sensitivity in her upper body.

What is her net worth in 2021?

As per Celebrity Net Worth, Miller has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2021. She was charged with attempting to hide around $775,000 of income from the dance show and other projects in 2015. The 55-year-old started serving her prison sentence on July 12, 2017. Abby was released on May 25, 2018, after serving a partial sentence. 

 

 

 

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