About Darcey Bussell
It has been announced that the total amount of Darcey Bussell net worth is as high as 10 million dollars. She has earned such a high net worth because of her career as a dancer. She is a retired ballerina. Currently, she is appearing as a judge on the hit show on BBC called “Strictly Come Dancing” and her appearances on this show have served as one of the main sources of increasing the current estimate of Darcey Bussell net worth.
Darcey Bussell was trained to become a dancer at the Arts Educational School and the Royal Ballet School. As a professional dancer, Darcey Bussell began her career at Sadlers Wells Royal Ballet. After one year there, she moved to The Royal Ballet. In 1989, she became the principal dancer there. At that time, Darcey Bussell was only 20 years old. Today, many people consider her as one of the greatest British ballerinas of all time. She was working as a ballerina for twenty years and during such a long time, a huge part of Darcey Bussell net worth was earned.
Darcey Bussell was dancing as a part of The Royal Ballet for all of her professional career. However, she also performed with some other companies, such as the Australian Ballet, NYCB, the Kirov Ballet, La Scala Theatre Ballet and Hamburg Ballet.
In 2007, she announced that she was going to retire from her career as a dancer. After the retirement, Darcey Bussell has been still committed to the dance industry. Also, she has found work on TV. Moreover, Darcey Bussell became a writer and a model. Thus, these involvements have also increased the current sum of Darcey Bussell net worth. In addition, she is involved with some non-profit organizations and dance institutions.
The dancer was born in 1969 in London and her real birth name is Marnie Mercedes Darcey Pemberton Crittle. Her father was an Australian businessman. When she was three years old, her parents divorced. Then, her mother remarried and took custody of little Darcey Bussell. They moved to London, where she became a student at Fox Primary School. She started her professional training when she got accepted to the Charlotte School. When she was 13 years old, Darcey Bussell began studying at the Royal Ballet Lower School. Three years later, she was already attending the Royal Ballet Upper School. In 1987, Darcey Bussell became a student at the Sadler’s Wells Royal Ballet. When she was studying there, she already was appearing in various school plays. Also, she performed at the Royal Opera House.
In 1988, the dancer played the leading part in “The Prince of the Pagodas”. Since that time, she has played various major parts in many plays, such as Princess Aurora in “The Sleeping Beauty”, Masha in “Winter Dreams” and Odette in “Swan Lake”. Moreover, Darcey Bussell danced the part of the Sugar Plum Fairy in the production of “The Nutcracker”.