Who is Willy Ninja? Why Google is celebrating his 62nd Birth Anniversary with a Doodle?

Willy Ninja was an American dancer, choreographer and artist also known as the ‘Godfather of Voguing’.

Google is celebrating the life of Willy Ninja with a special Doodle. Ninja

a gay man known as the godfather of voguing

He was born in 1961, in Queens, New York, and passed away on September 2, 2006

A dance style that originated in the LGBTQ+ ballroom culture 

He became an iconic figure in the underground ballroom scene of the 1980s 

Ninja's dance style was characterized by his fluid and precise movements, fierce poses, and theatricality.