Guy Laliberte Net Worth

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Guy Laliberte net worth is
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Guy Laliberte is a poker player, entrepreneur, philanthropist, but mainly to the people he’s called a creator and CEO of Cirque Du Soleil, which can also be regarded among the primary sources of Guy Laliberte net worth. In 2012, it was even said that Guy Laliberte net worth reached as high as 2.6 billion dollars, therefore, there isn’t any common idea of how much he’s really worth. Cirque Du Soleil is regarded as the most famous circus on earth. Coming from Canada, shows by this circus happen to be viewed by more than 90 million people living all all over the world.

Guy Laliberte Net Worth $18 Billion Dollars

So, being an entrepreneur and owner with this circues has added a lot to his popularity in addition to the overall sum of Guy Laliberte net worth. Guy Laliberte is mainly called a cofounder of Cirque Du Soleil, a circus troupe which he created with Gilles Ste-Croix and another folks. The Poker Player got a grant in the Canadian government and in 1984 he created the circus that nowadays is called Cirque Du Soleil.

The Poker Player got interested into business sector when he was only a little boy. When the little graduated from high school, Guy Laiberte attempted to seek for a livelihood as a performer and had some road performances. Shortly, the little became an associate of a circus troupe called Les Echassiers.

It’s also interesting to mention how this circus was assumed to be just a job, and was anticipated to continue just one year. But the Quebec government needed this circus to continue more and tour across the country. Guy Laliberte additionally was the person who made the name of the circus, Cirque Du Soleil, which means ‘circus of the sun’. The Poker Player developed this thought to name the circus like that when he was seeing Hawaii.

Quick Facts

Birth date: 2 September 1959,
Birth place: Quebec, Canada,
Profession:co-founder of the now world famous Cirque du Soleil, Professional Poker Player, an entrepreneur, philanthropist,
Nationality:Canadian,
Spouse:Rizia Moreira (m. 1990–2000), Claudia Barilla
Parents:Gaston Laliberté, Blandine Laliberté
TV shows:High Stakes Poker, All Together Now,
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Live Theatre at 6800 Hollywood, California on November 22, 2010.
2Took a three-month training course in Russia that included classes in astronautics and space navigation for his space flight on the Russian "Soyuz" spaceship in 2009.
3Conducted private research while orbiting Earth for twelve days as a guest member of the Russian "Soyuz" space crew. [September 2009]
4Paid 35 million dollars for orbiting Earth for twelve days on the Russian "Soyuz" spaceship as a private participant and researcher. [September 2009]
5Promoted his company, Cirque du Soleil, while orbiting Earth for twelve days as a guest member of the Russian "Soyuz" space flight, for which he paid 35 million dollars. [September 2009]
6Spent twelve days on the Russian "Soyuz" spaceship as a private participant and researcher. [September 2009]
7Played poker and carried some private research while orbiting Earth for twelve days as a guest member of the Russian "Soyuz" space crew, for which he paid 35 million dollars in three payments. [September 2009]
8In 2001, he received the Harbourfront honor for creative people.
9He was honored by Beverly Hills, California in 2003.
10He was named one of Time magazine's "World's Most Influential People" in 2004.
11By 2004, Laliberté was number 514 on the "Forbes Billionaires List" and number 75 on Canada's "List of Richest People".
12He was awarded the OC (Officer of the Order of Canada) by the Governor General of Canada on October 30, 2003 for his services to the performing arts.


Trademarks

#Trademark
1Co-founder of Cirque du Soleil


Quotes

#Quote
1Business is difficult. But it could be approached two ways: seriously, or with the same way you're doing your job, with entertainment aspect, with pleasure, with fun. And we decided to try to make it as fun that we do our creativity.
2We're not afraid of risking what was our success yesterday in order to explore some new field. We're adventurous. We like the challenge of unknown territory, unknown artistic field, and that's what stimulates us.
3I am blessed for what I have, but I believed in it from the beginning. Today, the dream is the same: I still want to travel, I still want to entertain, and I most certainly still want to have fun.


Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2010Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameLive PerformanceOn 22 November 2010. At 6800 Hollywood Blvd.


Filmography

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cirque du Soleil: Delirium2008founder: Cirque du Soleil
Cirque du Soleil: Kooza2008Video founder: Cirque du Soleil
Cirque du Soleil: Corteo2006Video founder: Cirque du Soleil
Saltimbanco1997TV Movie documentary concept / founder: Cirque du Soliel

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Touch the Sky2012Documentary idea
Cirque du Soleil: Corteo2006Video script and quote selection
Cirque du Soleil: Midnight Sun2004TV Movie idea
La magie continue1986TV Movie creator

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cirque du Soleil: KÀ2007TV Movie supervising producer
Cirque du Soleil II: A New Experience1991TV Movie documentary producer
La magie continue1986TV Movie executive producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Knocked Up2007thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Thrilling Ride Through Kooza2007Video documentaryHimself - Founder
Imagine2006TV Series documentaryHimself
KÀ Extreme: Cirque du Soleil2005Video documentaryHimself
60 Minutes Wednesday1999TV Series documentaryHimself
60 Minutes2005-2013TV Series documentaryHimself - Founder, Cirque du Soleil (segment "Michael Jackson") / Himself - Founder (segment "Cirque Du Soleil")
Touch the Sky2012DocumentaryHimself
Formula 1: BBC Sport2010TV SeriesHimself - Cirque du Soleil (segment: F1 Forum)
Poker After Dark2008TV SeriesHimself
All Together Now2008DocumentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
60 Minutes2005-2013TV Series documentaryHimself - Founder, Cirque du Soleil (segment "Michael Jackson") / Himself - Founder, Cirque du Soleil (segment "Cirque du Soleil") / Himself - Founder (segment "Cirque Du Soleil")

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