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Gabby Douglas Biography

Gabby Douglas

Facts of Gabby Douglas

Date of Birth: 1995 , December-31
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch

Quick Timeline of Gabby Douglas

1995 Born in Newport New, Virginia.
2001 Started career as Gymnast.
2004 Won State Championship.
2009 Become full time trainer.
2012 Won Olympic
2017 Current Networth

Detail Timeline of Gabby Douglas

December 31 , 1995

Born in Newport New, Virginia.

Gabby Douglas was born on 31st December 1995 in Newport News, Virginia. She was born to Timothy Douglas and Natalie Hawkins-Douglas and grew up along with her siblings, Joyelle, John and Arielle. 


Started career as Gymnast.

Gabby Douglas was inspired by her sister to pursue her career in gymnastic. She began her training for pursuing a career as a gymnast at the age of six in 2001.  


Won State Championship.

After three years of training classes and hard work, Gabby Douglas won the Virginia State Championships, at the age of eight in the year 2004. Later that she she achieved a huge fame.


Become full time trainer.

In order to pursue a career in, gymnastic, Gabby Douglas movied to Des Moines lowa at the age of 14 and started full time training with Liang Chow; Olympic gold medalist. 


Won Olympic

The Virginia State Championship, Gabby had a victory at the 2012 Olympic secured her a place in the national team for the 2012 summer Olympics held in London.  


Current Networth

Gabby Douglas earns the good sum of money from her professional career. She has participated in several championships including National championship and several other medals and trophy by she has an estimated net worth of around $3 Million. 


Gabby Douglas began her career at the age of six, Gabby won the Virginia State Championships while she was eight years in 2004. Her father was a big inspiration to her as well as Douglas's older sister Arielle; former gymnast and built her passionate towards gymnastic.

Gabby Douglas debuted in national at the US Classic in Houston in 2008 and became 10th in the all-around rankings. Despite all pain and injuries, she pushed herself and worked hard which led her to win the silver medal on the balance beam at Junior National Championships in 2010.     

With the dream to become a champion, Gabby moved to Des Moines lowa at the age of 14 and started full time training with Liang Chow; Olympic gold medalist. During her career, she had to face several fractures, injury and also suffered a hamstring strain and hip flexor injury.

Moreover, Gabby earned a silver medal on uneven bars in 2011, being the third on bars and placed seventh in all-around in 2011 US National Championships, and achieved a gold medal in 2011 World Championships and the same medal in uneven bars at the Pacific Rim Championships. 

With the raising of fame, Gabby participated in the City of Jesolo Trophy and placed 4th in all around championship and second in World Artistic Gymnastic Championship in 2015. Moreover, she also won the gold medal in all around at the 2016 AT&T American Cup. 

In her gymnastic career, Douglas named as the Female Athlete of the Year by the Associated Press in 2012. She was also nominated for the Laureus World Sports Award for Breakthrough of the Year and received two BET Awards for her accomplishments. 

Looking at her personal life, Gabby had to face several criticisms due to the accusations of ethnicity. She was the first African-American to set an Olympic history by winning the gold medal in the individual all-around and team competitions.

Regarding her boyfriend and affairs, she hasn't dated any one. In an interview with Romper, she said, "No I don't have a boyfriend, I don't have time. All of my attention and focus was spent in gym and training classes". 

The Virginia State Champion, Gabby Douglas earns the good sum of money from her professional career. She has participated in several championship and National championship From her atheletic career she receives a good salary. It is estimated that her current net worth is around $3 Million by which she finances her living.