Guy Laliberte Net Worth
Guy Laliberté net worth: Guy Laliberte is a Canadian circus performer and entrepreneur who has a net worth of $1.8 billion. Guy Laliberte was born in Quebec, Canada on September 2, 1959. He is best known for being a French Canadian entrepreneur, poker player, space tourist, and is currently the CEO of Cirque Du Soleil. At a young age he became an accomplished accordionist, fire-eater, and stilt-walker, and founded Quebec's first internationally owned circus with a small group of friends. He first created Cirque Du Soleil in 1984, after recognizing the talents of his local neighbors. Since then, he has helped guide the creative team through every aspect of the show. He now heads an organization with activities on five continents. In April 2007 Laliberte finished fourth in the World Poker Tour Season 5 at the Bellagio in Las Vegas and won $669, 220. He also participated in the Game Show Network's High Stakes Poker season 4. In October of 2007 Laliberte announced the official launch of the "One Drop Foundation". In September of 2009 Laliberte became the first Canadian to privately explore space. His mission was dedicated to raising awareness of earth's water issues. He was broadcast to 14 cities on 5 continents, including the International Space Station. Laliberte is romantically involved with Claudia Barilla, and they have two children together.