Simone Biles is an African American artistic gymnast, sports fan and her height is 4 feet and 8 inches.
She is a sports athlete with 30 Olympic and World Championship medals during an iconic career.
Her career is one of the most recognized in American Gymnastic history today.
Simone Biles Biography
She was born in Ohio, the USA in 1997. Her age is now 25 years old in 2022.
Her mother was Shanon Biles and the third child of four children. Due to Shanon’s financial difficulties to care for all four children, they put them into foster care homes.
Simone Biles and her other siblings stayed in foster care for a few years before their grandfather, Ron Biles, and his wife, Nellie Cayetano Biles, started to care for them.
In 2003, Ron Biles and Nellie Cayetano Biles completed the legal steps to become Simeon Biles and her siblings’ parents.
At six years old, Simeon Biles tried gymnastics during a day-care field trip in the sports category.
Impressed by her performance, the instructors told her to continue practicing gymnastics, and she later enrolled at Bannon’s Gymnastics.
At eight years old, Biles started receiving coaching lessons from her Coach Aimee Boorman.
In 2011, Simeon Biles was 14 years old, and she competed in the 2011 American Classic and performed very well.
In 2012, Biles’ parents decided to make her school at home, which allowed her to devote more than 28 hours every week for practice.
Biles became a University of California student, but after her graduation in 2015, she decided to become a gymnastics pro.
In 2013, Biles participated in her first senior international gymnastics event, the American Cup, and finished second.
At the Jesolo Trophy tournament, Biles performed well and was 1st in all categories like a vault, spot all-around, balance beam, and floor exercise. She helped the U.S. team claim Gold.
She earned her place in the U.S Senior National team in 2013 after becoming the USA Gymnastics National Championships winner.
At the World Championship, Biles became the first African-American to become an all-around gymnastics champion.
During the 2014 season, She suffered a bad shoulder injury, but she still did well to defend her U.S championship at the 2014 USA Gymnastics National Championships.
She led USA Gymnastics Team to finish 1st at the 2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships.
After two years for the USA in senior tournaments, Simone had the most World Championship medals with six medals in total.
She set a new record as the first woman to secure three successive world Championships after winning at the U.S. National Championships and the World Championship.
Biles competed for the USA at the 2016 Olympics and claimed 4 Gold medals.
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She is now officially the second female gymnast to win Gold medals at the same Olympiad.
Simone Biles Boyfriend
She is 23 years old, and her boyfriend is Jonathan Owens. She confirmed her relationship with the NFL player Jonathan Owens in 2020. Simone is 4 feet, 8 inches (1.42m) tall.
She shared a picture of her and her boyfriend, Jonathan Owens, on her Instagram account with almost four million followers.
Jonathan Owens is a 25-year-old growing NFL Footballer and currently a player for the Houston Texas team.
Simone Biles Net Worth
She has a net worth is $2 million. Simone ranks as one of the richest, most popular gymnastics performers in the USA. Her low net worth is because gymnastics does not have much popularity.
However, She has worked with different brands to sign lucrative endorsement deals, to increase her net worth.
She has endorsement deals with Nike, United Airlines, Beats by Dr. Dre, G.K Elite, among others.
In 2016, Reports claimed that Biles earned over $100,000 for her five gold medals at the 2016 Olympics.
Simone Biles is still one of the best American gymnasts over the last ten years.