Gabby Douglas Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, and Career.
Gabby Douglas Net Worth 2020 – Gabby Douglas is an American artistic gymnast, best known as the first Afro- American who won the individual all-around event.
She also won gold medals for the U.S. in the team competitions at the 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics.
In 2012, Douglas became the fourth Gymnast in American history to be honored with the Associated Press’s award ‘Female Athlete of the Year.’
She won her first all-around gymnastics title at the Virginia State Championships when she was eight.
Gabby Douglas was born as Gabrielle Christina Victoria on December 31, 1995, in Newport News, Virginia. She belongs to Afro-American ethnicity and holds an American nationality.
Douglas is the daughter of Timothy Douglas and Natalie Hawkins-Douglas. She has three older siblings – two sisters, Joyelle& Arielle and a brother, John.
Douglas was interested in Gymnastics since her young age and had a flexible body which encouraged her parents to think about sending her for gymnastic training.
She joined training when she was six after her elder sister pushed her parents to allow Gabby in the gymnastic classes.
Gabby Douglas made her national debut in 2008, at US Classic in Texas where Douglas placed 10th place in all-around rankings. She went on to beat her opponent at the 2008 Visa Championships in Boston, Massachusetts.
Douglas grabbed the attention of the national team’s coordinator Martha Karolyi, who nicknamed her ‘Flying Squirrel’ due to Douglas’s excellent high flying skills.
Later in the Summer Olympics 2012, the gold was obtained by the US team of which Douglas was an integral part, but she returned empty-handed in most of the individual events.
Gabby Douglas Net Worth
Gabby Douglas has a net worth of $3 million dollars. Douglas named to the Senior National Team for the first time since 2012 and earned an invite to the 2015 Worlds Selection Camp in September.
On 8 October 2015, it declared that she had selected as a member of the 2015 US Women’s World Championship team.