Nigel Lythgoe Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 02 Mar, 2016
Facts of Nigel Lythgoe
Date of Birth: 1949 , July-9
Age: 71 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Nigel Lythgoe
Father George Percival Lythgoe
Mother Gertrude Emily Lythgoe
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Wirral Peninsula
Ethnicity White
Profession Television Director
Net Worth $ 110 Million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Body Measurements N/A
Weight in KG 75 kg
Married Yes
Married to Bonnie Lythgoe (m. 1974)
Children Simon Lythgoe, Kris Lythgoe
Divorce Bonnie Lythgoe (m. 2010)
Education N/A
Awards 2015 O.B.E - Order of The British Empire by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth ||
Movies Superstars of Dance (2009)
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Nigel Lythgoe was born on 9 July 1949 and his place of birth was in Merseyside, England, United Kingdom. He was raised in Wirral along with his parents. He is son of parents to George Percival Lythgoe and Gertrude Emily Lythgoe. His father was a dockworker. He is English according to his nationality. And his ethnicity is white. Nigel’s sibling information is missing. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Nigel Lythgoe attended Hylton-Bromley School of Dance and Drama. Later he also studied in the Perry Cowell School of Dance. He was highly interested in dancing from his early age of 10 and began tap dancing. In 1969 he started performing with the BBC's "Young Generation". And later in 1971 he became their choreographer and till the today’s date he has choreographed over 500 television shows.

Nigel Lythgoe has also worked in many television shows as the director and producer. His first notable directed television show was a comedy variety show The Brian Conley Show. Same he worked as the director of Gladiators. In 1999, he worked in Animals Do The Funniest Things. Nigel has also worked as the director of an international reality television franchise and a precursor to the Idol series Popstars in 2000.

In 2001 he also his directorial credit in British reality television shows Survivor. He made his superstar directorial charm from the shows like American Idol and All American Girl. He has also been judge of the dance program and reality dance show So You Think You Can Dance (2005) and Superstars of Dance (2009).

Nigel has also produced many television shows including Superstars of Dance, American Idol, All American Girl, So You Think You Can Dance and The Next Great American Band. He has been one of the successful through his career and he is one of the best in his field. 

 Nigel Lythgoe is a very talented and creative personality. He has been in relational with many women in the past but officially he has confirmed some of his affair only. His sexual orientation is straight and his current relational status is single.

Nigel Lythgoe was married to Bonita Shawe in 1974. They meet in the set of BBC's Young Generation dance troupe. Her spouse was also featured as the judge in the show So You Think You Can Dance. The couple divorced in 2010 after being in the relation for about 26 years together.

After his divorce he and affair with America actress Priscilla Presley they started dating in 2007 and he ended relation with his girlfriend in 2009. Talking about his children he has two children namely Simon Lythgoe and Kris Lythgoe. 

Nigel has a huge net worth of about 110 million dollars and his salary is unknown. Nigel’s bio is updated in his official website.

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