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(TV personality, Film Producer, Director)

Relationship Facts of Nigel Lythgoe

Nigel Lythgoe is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Nigel Lythgoe?

He has been in relational with many of the women in the past but officially he has confirmed some of his affairs only. It is said that he is currently single.

Nigel Lythgoe was married to Bonita Shawe in 1974. Nigel has met Bonita in one 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 relationship for about 26 years together.

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

Nigel Lythgoe: Biography in Details

Who is Nigel Lythgoe?

Nigel Lythgoe is a well-known television personality. He is also a popular film director and producer. He has also been seen as a television dance competition judge in the Young Generation and choreographer. He was also the producer of popular shows named Pop Idol and American Idol. He is also a regular judge of So You Think You Can Dance. He has also created the 2009 competition named Superstars of Dance.

Who are the parents of Nigel Lythgoe?

Nigel Lythgoe was born on 9 July 1949 in Wallasey, Cheshire, England. His father’s name is George Percival Lythgoe. Likewise, his mother’s name is Gertrude Emily Lythgoe. His father was a dockworker.

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He is English according to his nationality. There is no information about his sibling. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Nigel Lythgoe: Education History

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

Nigel Lythgoe: Early, Profession life and Career

He has been interested in dance from a young age, And he started to learn tap dancing at his hears of 10. In 1969 he started performing with the BBC’s “Young Generation”. He used to develop different new dance steps and later in 1971, he has become the choreographer. And now he is a renowned choreographer and has choreographed more than 500 television shows up to now.

Nigel has now worked on many television shows as the director and producer. He firstly directed a 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 franchises in 2000.

Then after he got various projects and directorial in the British reality television show Survivor. He made his superstar directorial career from the first direction of the shows like American Idol and All American Girl. After that, he was seen as the judge of the dance program and reality dance show So You Think You Can Dance in 2005 and Superstars of Dance in 2009.

Nigel Lythgoe 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 successes throughout his career and he is one of the best in his field.

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 and saw running the show.

In 2009, Lythgoe with the partnership with Fuller, formed a company called Big Red 2 Entertainment. Their first venture was Superstars of Dance for NBC. He is also a judge on So You Think You Can Dance (UK).

On 5 August 2010, Nigel Lythgoe was back again in American Idol as an executive producer beginning season 10.

Nigel Lythgoe: Lifetime Achievements and Awards

Nigel has received various awards. In 2015, he was awarded the Order of The British Empire by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Likewise, in 2014, he was awarded the Ellis Island International Medal of Honor. In 2011, he was awarded International Emmy: Founders Award as the winner. In 2008, he was nominated for Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program. In 2007, he won The Governors Award.

Likewise, Nigel Lythgoe was nominated for Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program in 2006, 2007, and also in 2005, and 2004. And moreover, he was nominated for Grammy: Album of the Year.

Nigel Lythgoe: Salary and Net Worth

As of 2023, Nigel is an English film producer and former dancer who has a net worth of $150 million, and his salary is not known.

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

Nigel Lythgoe: Rumors and Controversy

Nigel Lythgoe seems to run his professional and private life without harming others, And so he hasn’t been seen involved in any of the rumors.

How tall is Nigel Lythgoe?

Nigel Lythgoe has a physically fit body with a height standing of 5 feet 11 inches with 75 kg( 165 lbs).

Nigel Lythgoe: Social Media Profile

Nigel Lythgoe is active on Twitter and has got more than 200 K followers on his official Twitter account. And he is not seen as active on other social media.

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