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Willi Ninja Net Worth

Willi Ninja Net Worth is
$850,000

Willi Ninja Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Willi Ninja (April 12, 1961 – September 2, 2006) was an American dancer and choreographer best known for his appearance in the documentary film Paris is Burning.Ninja, a gay man known as the godfather of 'voguing', was a fixture of ball culture at Harlem's drag balls who took inspiration from sources as far-flung as Fred Astaire and the world of haute couture to develop a unique style of dance and movement. He caught the attention of Paris is Burning director Jennie Livingston, who featured Ninja prominently in the film. The film, a critical and box office success, served as a springboard for Ninja. He parlayed his appearance into performances with a number of dance troupes and choreography gigs. His style served as an inspiration to Madonna, who immortalized it in her 1990 hit song and music video "Vogue." He also starred in the earlier music video for Malcolm McLaren's "Deep in Vogue".
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IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of BirthApril 12, 1961
Died2006-09-02
Place Of BirthQueens, New York City, New York, USA
Height6' 3" (1.91 m)
ProfessionActor
Star SignAries
#Fact
1A steady presence at gay Harlem ballrooms in New York from the 1980s.
2Featured in the documentary Paris Is Burning (1990) which chronicled the Harlem drag ball competitions.
3Also was a choreographer who trained models how to walk on the catwalk and celebrities how to pose for the paparazzi.
4Godfather of the dance art form, Voguing, and was the inspiration for Madonna's Vogue music video.
5Considered the 'godfather' of the dance art form called "voguing".

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Anthem1993Short

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Little House That Could2013Documentary
Motherfucker: A Movie2007Documentary
Fashion News Live2006TV SeriesHimself
How Do I Look2006Documentary
I Want to Be a Hilton2005TV SeriesHimself - Runway Coach
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2005TV SeriesHimself
E! True Hollywood Story2004TV Series documentaryHimself
The Joan Rivers Show1991TV SeriesHimself
Paris Is Burning1990Documentary
Tongues Untied1989Documentary
This Week's Music1984TV SeriesDancer

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2009Maverick Movie AwardMaverick Movie AwardsBest Performance: FeatureHow Do I Look (2006)

Known for movies


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