Nikolay Baryshnikov

By Edwin

Nikolay Baryshnikov is a Russian-born American dancer, choreographer, and actor who is widely regarded as one of the greatest ballet dancers in history. Born on January 27, 1948, in Riga, Latvia, Baryshnikov began his professional dance career at the age of 11.

Baryshnikov’s parents are Nikolai, a Soviet Army colonel, and Alexandra, a former ballerina. He has two older sisters, Irina and Tatiana. Baryshnikov was married to Lisa Rinehart from 2006 to 2017. He is currently single.

Baryshnikov is considered to be one of the greatest ballet dancers of all time. He is known for his versatility, technical precision, and artistry. He has performed and choreographed for classical and modern ballets, as well as for Broadway, film and television.

Baryshnikov has won numerous awards, including a Tony Award for best actor in a musical for his performance in the Broadway show “Metamorphoses.” He is also the recipient of Kennedy Center Honors and the National Medal of Arts.

An influential figure in the world of dance, Baryshnikov is the founder of the Baryshnikov Arts Center in New York City. He has also been a guest artist with the American Ballet Theatre, the New York City Ballet, and the Royal Ballet.

Baryshnikov’s net worth is estimated to be $45 million. He continues to perform and teach around the world and is considered one of the most influential and respected figures in the world of dance.