|Born||Pettigo, County Donegal|
|Net worth||£42+ Million (estimated).|
Riverdance is a worldwide acclaimed theatrical phenomenon, which premiered in Dublin’s Point Theatre in February 1995. Riverdance had started as a seven-minute interlude at the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest in Dublin, commissioned by Doherty, who was the show's Executive Producer.
She is a director of Tyrone Productions, one of Ireland’s leading independent television production companies, whose output includes drama, documentary and entertainment programming. She was a founding director of the radio station Today FM and, as a member of the Board of the Dublin Theatre Festival, Ms Doherty is heavily involved in promoting new and challenging theatrical work in Ireland.
Doherty is married to co-founder of Riverdance, John McColgan, and she is regarded as one of the richest women in Ireland, with an estimated fortune of £42 million. McColgan and Doherty lived for many years on an extensive property in the Baily region of Howth and having sold the main property, retained a 3-bedroom house with private access.
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