Mikhail Baryshnikov Net Worth

Net Worth: $45 Million
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  • Source of Wealth:

    Ballet Dancing, Choreographing
  • Age:

    70
  • Birth Place:

    Riga, Latvia
  • Full Name:

    Mikhail Nikolaevich Baryshnikov
  • Nationality:

    Latvian
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About Mikhail Nikolaevich Baryshnikov

Russian born dancer and choreographer, Mikhail Baryshnikov has a net worth of around $45 million. Baryshnikov was able to earn this substantial amount by being one of the most talented ballet dancers of the previous century. He was originally born in Jan 27, 1948 in Latvia, during the Soviet era, and learned ballet dancing in USSR. In fact, his career as a ballet dancer began in Kirov Ballet in Leningrad.

However, in 1974, Baryshnikov defected to Canada to find more opportunities in Western dance groups. This life-changing event allowed Baryshnikov to go freelancing with various companies in Canada and in the U.S. until he came to New York, where he joined the New York Ballet as its principal dancer. His work in New York City opened new doors for Baryshnikov, and he soon gained the opportunity to dance in the American Ballet Theater. Later on, he spearheaded many of his own projects, particularly those related to modern dance.

 

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