Moya Doherty and John McColgan: Published: January 12, 2014

Moya Doherty and John McColgan: Published: January 12, 2014

Overlords of the Dance

After 20 years, countless sold-out shows and a variety of under-the-radar financial investments, Moya Doherty and John McColgan are worth a fortune. A conservative estimate puts the couple’s worth at roughly €50 million. And it all started at the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest in Dublin, where two RTÉ employees, tasked with coming up with something to divert the attention of the masses during the interval, unveiled Riverdance, stole the show and created a global phenomenon.

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