Michael Flatley’s wife, Niamh O’Brien Biography: Age, Children, Siblings, Net Worth, Wife, Books, Wiki

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Niamh O’Brien is an Irish dancer who has performed in various shows created by her husband, Michael Flatley, the Lord of the Dance.

She is also the director of undergraduate career development at the Center for Career Education at Columbia University.

Niamh is passionate about Irish dancing and has competed at the highest level, winning several awards and accolades.


  • Full name: Niamh O’Brien
  • Nickname: Neev
  • Date of birth: 1980s
  • Age: 40s
  • Gender: Female
  • Place of birth: Ireland
  • Nationality: Irish
  • Profession: Dancer, career counsellor
  • Height: 176 cm
  • Parents: N/A
  • Siblings: N/A
  • Spouse: Michael Flatley
  • Children: Michael St. James Flatley
  • Relationship status: Married
  • Net worth: $3 million

Early Life & Education

Niamh O’Brien, believed to be in her forties, was born in Ireland and grew up with a love for Irish dancing.

She started learning the art form at the tender age of three and was taught by Marie Duffy-Pask, a world-renowned Irish dancing teacher.

She competed professionally at 17 when she placed fourth at the World Championships. She also studied at the University of Limerick, earning a business studies degree.

Personal Life

Niamh O’Brien met Michael Flatley, the famous Irish-American dancer and choreographer while performing in his shows.

They had an immediate attraction and fell in love. They engaged in August 2006 and married in October 2006 at St Patrick’s Church in Fermoy, County Cork, Ireland.

The wedding was lavish, with Niamh wearing an £80,000 vintage beaded Badgley Mischka dress and a £300,000 wedding ring.

The couple welcomed their son, Michael St. James Flatley, on April 25, 2007. They live in Castlehyde House, a mansion in County Cork, and have homes in London, Monaco, and the Bahamas.


Niamh O’Brien has had a successful career as an Irish dancer, performing in various shows created by her husband, Michael Flatley.

She has appeared in Riverdance, Lord of the Dance, Feet of Flames, Feet of Flames World Tour 2000, and Celtic Tiger.

She played the lead role of Saoirse, the Irish Colleen, in Lord of the Dance and danced alongside her husband in some of his solo performances.

She has toured the world with her husband and his troupe, entertaining millions of fans with their spectacular and energetic shows.

Niamh O’Brien is also the director of undergraduate career development at the Center for Career Education at Columbia University.

She is responsible for providing career guidance and support to undergraduate students and organizing events, workshops, and job opportunities.

She is known for sending emails to the students, informing them of the various resources and services the CCE offers.

She has worked at the CCE since 2011 and has helped many students achieve their career goals.

Net Worth

According to some sources, Niamh O’Brien has an estimated net worth of $3 million. She has earned her wealth from her career as an Irish dancer and her job at the CCE.

She also shares the fortune of her husband, Michael Flatley, who has an estimated net worth of $350 million.

The couple owns several properties worldwide, including a mansion in County Cork worth $30 million.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: N/A
  • Twitter handle: N/A


Niamh O’Brien has not written or published any books. She has only been mentioned in the books written by her husband, Michael Flatley, such as:

  • Lord of the Dance: My Story
  • The Lord of the Dance: The Autobiography of a Superstar

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