Nigel Lythgoe attended Hylton-Bromley School of Dance and Drama.
Nigel Lythgoe has also worked in many television shows as the director and producer.
At 60, he's tall and slim with a set of pearly white teeth and a head of blond curls.
With the Californian sun behind him, he looks for all the world like Tommy Steele's younger brother.
She has also cut the ribbon on The Guest House at Graceland, a 450-room hotel aimed at creaming off some of the millions of tourist dollars which pour into Memphis to visit what was once her marital home.
After taking the reins of Elvis’s business affairs in the early Eighties, she’s built up a personal fortune of around £80 million, plus helped to make a further £800 million or more for daughter Lisa Marie, who is Elvis’s sole heir.
In 2001 he also his directorial credit in British reality television shows Survivor.
He made his superstar directorial charm from the shows like American Idol and All American Girl.
It’s very unlike Priscilla to draw attention to her private life — she never did so during her three-year on-and-off romance with Pop Idol producer Nigel Lythgoe.
Mother-of-two Raquel, who has racked-up more than 60 film and TV movie credits since becoming an instant global sex symbol as a loincloth-wearing cavewoman in the 1966 hit One Million Years B.
C., is reckoned to be worth around £40 million by America’s Forbes magazine.
His first notable directed television show was a comedy variety show The Brian Conley Show. In 1999, he worked in Animals Do The Funniest Things.
Nigel has also worked as the director of an international reality television franchise and a precursor to the Idol series Popstars in 2000.