Net Worth $3 Million
Gabby Douglas is an American gymnast with an estimated net worth of $3 million. Gabrielle Christina Victoria Douglas was born on December 31, 1995 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She is 4’11″ and weighs 90 pounds. When Douglas was two years old her older sister, Arielle, convinced their mother to enroll them in gymnastics. In 2002 she moved on from casually taking gymnastics’ classes to training. She began training at Gymstrada Gymnastics in Virginia Beach, Virginia. In 2004 she left Gymstrada and started training at Excalibur Gymnastics. At the 2004 Virginia State Championships Douglas won the Level-4 all around gymnastics title.
In 2008 Gabby Douglas made her national debut when she competed at the U.S. Classic in Houston, Texas. She placed 10th in the all-around rankings. Afterwards, she competed at the 2008 Visa Championships in Boston and she place 16th in that competition. When it came time to select the 2008 Junior Women’s National Team, Douglas was ineligible.
Gabby Douglas competed in her first elite meet at the 2010 CoverGirl Classic in Chicago, Illinois. She placed third on balance beam, 6th on vault, and 9th for the all-around junior division. At the 2010 U.S. Junior National Championships she took home the silver medal for balance beam, placed fourth on all-around vault, and eight for floor exercises.
At the 2010 Pan American Championships in Mexico, Douglas won the uneven bars title and a host of other U.S. team gold medals. In October 2010 Douglas moved from Virginia Beach to West Des Moines, Iowa to train under Liang Chow, the former coach of 2007 World Champion and 2008 Summer Olympics gold medalist Shawn Johnson.
At the 2011 World Championships in Tokyo Douglas placed fifth in uneven bars and shared the team gold medal. At the 2012 Summer Olympics Douglas and her teammates, nicknamed the “Fierce Five”, won the team all-around gold medal. Douglas won the gold medal in individual all-around, making her the first woman of color to win the event. She is also the first American gymnast to win both the team and individual all-around events at the same Olympics.