Ann Reinking

Ann Reinking

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Ann Reinking was a famous American dancer, actress, and choreographer. Ann Reinking is also recognized as the Tony Award-winning choreographer.

Early Life

Ann Reinking was born on November 10, 1949, in Seattle, Washington, United States. She was American by nationality and she followed Christianity. Being born on November 10, her birth sign was Scorpio.

Talking about her parents, Ann Reinking was born to his father Walter Floyd Reinking, and her mother Frances (nee Harison). Her father Walter was a hydraulic engineer while her mother Frances was a homemaker. Ann grew up in the area of Bellevue.


Regarding her educational background, Ann completed her schooling at Bellevue High School. In fact, she already debuted her professional performance at the age of 12 in a production of Giselle with the English Royal Ballet.

Similarly, during her school days, she side by side studied at the San Francisco Ballet during the summers as a part of a scholarship. After that, she attended the summer classes offered by Joffrey Ballet at the Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington.


Ann Reinking died on December 12, 2020, at the age of 70. Ann was on a visit to her family in Seattle where she died while sleeping at a hotel.

Professional Life and Career

Ann Reinking started her dancing career as a part of the corps de ballet at the Radio City Music Hall. Likewise, the dancer made her Broadway debut at the age of 19 in the musical Cabaret. In 1974, Reinking played the role of Maggie in “Over Here”. Similarly, she appeared in “Goodtime Charley” as Joan of Arc in 1975.

Moving on, she appeared in “A Chorus Line” (1976), “Chicago” (1977), “All That Jazz” (1979″, “Annie”, and many more. In 1985, she appeared in the 57th Academy Awards to give a mostly lip-synced vocal performance. Ann has choreographed Tommy Tune Tonite in 1992. In 1996, she retired from performing. After that, she co-created, co-directed, and co-choreographed the revue Fosse in 1996.

Ann has also worked as a mediator of annual New York City public school dance competitions. Ann took retirement in 2017 and started living in Paradise Valley, Arizona till her death.

Ann Reinking

Caption: Ann performing in a show (source: Playbill)

Achievements and Net Worth

Ann Reinking has won a number of awards throughout her life. In 1997, she won her first Tony Award for Best Choreographer. Similarly, in 2001, she was awarded Laurence Olivier Award for Best Theatre Choreographer. Likewise, she won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Choreography in 1997.

In addition, Ann has won the Outer Critics Award for Outstanding Choreographer in 1997, Outstanding Broadway Musical in 1989, Outstanding Actress in a Musical in 1974, and Best Actress in 1974. Ann has earned a decent amount of money. According to the wiki sites, she has an estimated net worth of $17 million US dollars at the time of death. She earned this huge amount of money from her dance career followed by an acting career.

Relationship Status

Ann Reinking has been married four times in her lifetime. Ann’s first marriage was on March 19, 1972, with Larry Small. Larry is a Broadway actor. However, she divorced her the same year. After that, she married an investment banker, Herbert Allen Jr. in 1982 and divorced in 1989. In 1989, she got married to a businessman, James Stuart. Ann and James together had a son named Christopher. However, they also divorced in 1991. In 1994, Ann married sportswriter Peter Talbert and was stepmother to his four children.

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Caption: Ann with he husband Peter (source:

Body Measurements and Social Media

Ann Reinking had maintained a fit and attractive body s a dancer. Enhancing her physical appearance, Ann was tall at a height of 5 feet 7 inches or 1.7 meters tall and weighed around 60 kg or 132 pounds. Similarly, her actual body measurements such as chest size, waist size, and hip size, were 34 inches, 28 inches, and 35 inches respectively.

Moving on, Ann had an oval face shape, pointed nose, and wide lips. Similarly, the dancer also had done piercing on her body. In addition, Ann had brown hair with a pair of beautiful blue eyes.

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Caption: Ann posing in her style (source: The New York Times)

When it comes to her social media availability, Ann is only available on Instagram. Her @ann.reinking Instagram account has over 870 followers. However, she was neither actively available on Instagram. Also, her other social media accounts might be deleted after her death.