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Mikhail Baryshnikov Facts:
Mikhail Baryshnikov height: 5 feet & 7 inches
Weight: Not disclosed
Age: 67 years (January 27, 1948)

Boyishly cute, wee & bullish strong, but as poised as any swan or gazelle, Mikhail Baryshnikov has now become a household name as well to non- balletomanes. 67 years old Mikhail is broadly considered as one among the biggest & greatest names in the field of dance. Also nicknamed as “Misha”, he is a high flying Russian American dancer, actor as well as choreographer. This reputed persona carries himself very sprucely in the media & public. Along with an average build out frame, the dancer has a middling height of about 5 feet & 7 inches. His further information on current body measurements’ & weight is yet to be unveiled.

Born to his Russian parents on 27 January, 1948, Mikhail Baryshnikov originally comes from Riga, LSSR, Soviet Union. His father, Nikolay Baryshnikov was an engineer & his mother, Alexandra Baryshnikov (nee Kiselyova) worked as a dressmaker. At the age of 16, Mikhail got admission to the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet, in Saint Petersburg, Russia & later got enrolled into the Mariinsky Theather & Kirov Ballet in 1967, performing the pas de deux “Peasant” dance in “Giselle”.

Mikhail Baryshnikov is often cited along Rudolf Nureyev & Vaslav Nijinsky as one among the greatest dancers in the ballet history. After an aspiring star in the Leningrad’s Kirov Ballet, he defected towards Canada at the age of 26 to acquire further opportunities inside western dance. Behind freelancing with different companies, the young chap as a chief dancer got enrolled into the New York City Ballet to learn different styles of movement from George Balanchine. He then performed dancing with the reputed American Ballet Theatre, later becoming an artistic director. Mikhail has spearheaded varieties of his personal artistic endeavors & has been allied in exacting with upholding modern dance techniques, premiering array of innovative works, counting several of his own. Mikhail’s triumphs as a thespian actor on theatre, television & cinema has assisted him become possibly the most extensively celebrated contemporary ballet dancer/choreographer. In the year 1977, he earned an Academy Award nomination for the Best Supporting Actor & a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for his performance as ‘Yuri Kopeikine”, his character in the movie “The Turning Point”. This celebrated persona as well had a considerable part in the final season of “Sex and the City”, a popular television sitcom.

Active in dancing profession since 1968, Mikhail Baryshnikov has a beautiful daughter named Aleksandra Baryshnikov (born 1981), with his romantic link up with Jessica Lange, an actress. They were together from 1976 to 1982. Mikhail is carrying a long term love romance with Lisa Rinehart, a former ballerina. The duo is married since the year 2006. Together, they had 3 kids, Sofia (b. 24 May, 1994), Anna (b. 22 May, 1992) & Peter (b. 7 July, 1989). Side by side to his entertainment profession, Mikhail also is the owner of a perfume brand called “Misha” & a clothing line called “Baryshnikov”.