Abby Lee Miller is a popula dance instructor, choreographer and reality TV show icon of the Pennsylvania region of the United States. Popular as Abigale Lee Miller, she is the founder of Abby Lee Dance Company, which was seen in the reality TV series, Dance Moms, for eight seasons. Born on the 21st of September in 1965, this American dancer cum choreographer was nominated for prestigious TV awards. Later she pleaded guilty to felony bankruptcy fraud and was sentenced to imprisonment in Federal Prison. In 2018, she was diagnosed with cancer.
Early Life of Abby Lee Miller
Abby Lee Miller was born on the 21st of September, 1965 in Pittsburgh city of Pennsylvania of United States. Her father is George. L. Miller and her mother are Maryen Lorrain Miller. Her mother was also a popular dancer and choreographer in America. Abby Lee’s father died in 2000 and her mother passed away in 2014.
Academic Details of Abby Lee Miller
Abby Miller went to Penn Hills High School. She graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Later, he studied theatre in London before moving to Los Angeles. In Los Angeles, in 1980, she started perusing her acting career.
Personal details of Abby Lee Miller
Real Name: Abigale Lee Miller
Celebrity Name: Abby Lee Miller
Nick Name: Abby-whale
Place of Birth: Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Birthday: 21st September 1965
Profession: Dance instructor, choreographer and reality TV series icon
Ethnicity: White with descents of English and Irish.
Religion: Roman Catholicism
Eye Colour: Green
Hair Colour: Dark brown
Net Worth: $3 Million
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Body measurements of Abby Lee Miller
Body Physique: Medium to large
Height in Feet: 5 feet 8 inches
Height in Meters: 1.73 m
Weight in Kg: 83 kg
Weight in Pound: 183 lbs
Body Measurements: 42-36-40 inches
Bra Size: 40B
Waist Size: 36 inches/92 cm
Hip Size: 40 inches/102 cm
Shoe Size (US): 8
Dress Size (US): 16
Family details of Abby Lee Miller
Mother’s Name: Maryen Lorrain Miller
Father’s Name: George. L. Miller
Number of Siblings: No
Spouse Name: Not married
Paternal Grandfather: George. R. Miller
Paternal Grandmother: Ida May
Maternal Grandfather: Terrence McKay
Maternal Grandmother : Marion M. MacDonald
Relationship Details of Abby Lee Miller
Abby Lee Miller is never married, nor does have children. But there have been some reliable information about her love life. She dated Jordan Jordy Rodriguez for a short period before she met Michael Padula. She met Michael in September 2013 and got engaged in January 2014. Abby declared their engagement news as fake in July 2014. Since then, there has been no update about her personal life and relationship status. There has been a rumour that Michael came out as gay in the later years. Currently, she is single and not dating anyone.
Net Worth of Abby Lee Miller
According to reliable data for 2022, the net worth of Abby Miller is $3 million. The primary source of her income is her dance career. All this information has been taken from reliable internet sources like Google, Wikipedia and IMDb.
Early Career Days of Abby Miller
Abby was raised in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. Along with conventional schools, she also studied and learnt dance at Maryen Lorrain Dance Studio, under the supervision of her mother. In 1986, Abby was certified as a professional dance coach by Dance Masters of America. In the same year, she became a member of Dance Masters of Pennsylvania Chapter 10.
At the early age of 14, she was given the responsibility of coaching and choreographing one of her mom’s dance crews for a competition. This marks the official step into her professional dance career. Her mom was suffering from cancer so eventually, Abby took over the dance studio in 1995. She transformed it and renamed as Reign Dance Productions. With various shows and choreographies over the year, she evolved as one of the most high-profile choreographers in the country. Abby was known for pushing her students to the edge and excelling in this form of performing art.
Recent Works of Abby Miller
Abby is known for quite a few popular dance reality shows on television. Dance Moms was telecast in 2011 and Miller taught dance in this show for years. Even Abby appeared in the show for consecutive seven seasons till 2017. This TV show follows the practice and training sessions and performances of the young talented students of Abby Lee Dance Company. Along with Dance Moms, other TV reality shows that gained immense popularity and admiration are Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition, Dance Moms Abby’s Studio Rescue and Dance Moms Miami.
Abby Miller has also been the guest judge for the famous dance show, ‘Dance with the Stars. In 2014, Abby published her book titled ‘Everything I Learnt about Life’, I Learnt in Dance Class.’ The book received unexpected admiration and fame. In 2016, she opened another dance studio called ALDC, LA. In 2016, she was seen in the premier show of The Eric Andre Show’s season 4. In 2017, she announced her decision to quit Dance Moms But she returned to the show in Season 8 in 2018. Finally, Miller announced her decision to quit Dance Moms, finally after 9 years. The news was published on her social media platform.
Legal Issues Faced by Abby Miller
Abby Miller encountered quite a few legal and financial hassles throughout her career. In December 2010, she filed for bankruptcy, post owing $400,000 in the tax amount. But her engagement with Dance Moms solved her financial problems.
Miller also faced a lot of legal issues. In 2014, one of the dancers of Dance Moms sued her charging assault. She was also accused of causing emotional distress in the show. In 2015, Miller was accused by the United States, Department of Justice, of creating a bank account to hide income generated from television endorsements, merchandise and master classes. Finally, in 2017, she was sentenced to imprisonment for a year in Federal Prison, and a supervised release. In 2018, she was diagnosed with lymphoma, a type of cancer.