1990: Performed "Lydia, The Tattooed Lady" at Jim Henson
's Memorial Service using the voice of "Elmo".
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Elmo | The Muppets
6' (1.83 m)
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If everybody else your age is doing something very different than what you're doing, there's always going to be someone saying to you you might not succeed with it, you might not make any money with that... there's always going to be some type of obstacle in the way. All of those things will go away if you really focus on what makes you happy.
Due to the merchandising deal he struck with toy manufacturers, he is the highest-paid Muppeteer ever. The "Tickle Me Elmo" doll, for instance, was one of the largest-selling dolls in history.
Best known as the puppeteer of Sesame Street