Gabby Douglas Net Worth, Early Life Inspiration, Career, Personal Life, Controversies

Published Date   06th Aug. 2017, 21:44 pm
Gabby Douglas Net Worth, Early Life Inspiration, Career, Personal Life, Controversies
Quick Info
Birth Name: Gabrielle Christina Victoria Douglas
Date of Birth: 31/12/1995
Age: 25 years old
Nationality: American

Olympion Gabby Douglas net worth kept on increasing day by day on winning two Olympic gold medals and Associate Press Female Athletes of the year 2012.


Gabby Douglas, marked internationally as a talented gymnast, is an olympion in 2012 and 2016 summer Olympics. She became gymnast heartthrob by winning the Olympic individual all-around gold medals twice. She became the first African origin gymnast of any nation to win all-around individual gold medal in Olympics.

Her ability as a gymnast came into light during two Olympics due to her winning drive in world championship of 2011 and 2015 as a member gold winning gymnast team. She also became first individual all-around champion to appear again in individual all- around competition and win after Elena Davydova in 1981.They are the milestones in the development of Gabby Douglas’s net worth.

Early life and Inspiration

She was born in Newsport News, Virginia, December 31, 1995, a youngest daughter to Timothy Douglas and Natalie Hawkins-Douglas. She is sister to two elder sisters and a brother.

An encouragement from her sister she began training as a gymnast as age of six after convincing their parents. In October of 2002, she began training in Gymstrada.

This consequently influenced her to win level four all-around state championships at age of 8. She took full time training from her Coach Liang Chow after moving to Moines Iowa with profound enthusiasm at age of 14 in 2004.

Often she took religious shelter after stress and strain of the gymnastics. She has often said that she believes in God and gives credit to him for all her success and thanks him for breathing gymnastic talent in her.

She also speaks of her family practicing some of the Jewish tradition before. They attended Conservative Jewish synagogue, kept kosher and celebrated Chanukah. All these in return formed the base for the increment of Gabby Douglas’s net worth.

Junior Career Highlights

Gabby as a debutant gymnast appeared in 2008 at the US Classic in Houston, Texas, where she tenth in individual all-around event. The she ranked 16th in Visa Championship in Boston, Massachusetts which was not enough for 2008 Junior Women’s National Team selection.

Douglas had a severe fracture in the growth plate of her wrist which led her to miss the 2009 CoverGirl US Classic.

Moreover, she did not perform well in Visa Championships in Dallas, Texas 2009 only being able to well perform balance beam and floor exercise. But, Gabby Douglas net worth didn’t revive as required for time being.

In 2010 Gabby competed in Nastia Liukin Supergirl Cup being fourth all-around in that televised level 10 event held in Worcester, Massachusetts. And in her first elite meet in 2010 she gave inconsistent performance being 3rd on balance beam, 6th on vault, and 9th all-around in the junior division at Chicago, Illinois. This too, was another failure to revive Gabby Douglas net worth as required.

Then, at U.S. Junior National Championships, Gabby won silver medal on balance beam, placed fourth on vault and all-around while being tied for eighth on floor exercise. She produced a breakthrough by winning an uneven bars title with a share of gold for U.S. with teammates in 2010 Pan American Championships tournament held in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Moreover, she placed 5th in all-around. Later, in October at age of 14, Dabby moved into the home of Missy Parton to be trained by Liang Chow. The former coach of 2007 World Champion and 2008 Summer Olympics gold medalist Shawn Johnson with some reluctance to leave her former coach Walker. This laid the foundation for Gabby Douglas net worth increment race.

Senior Career

She began her senior career by being the member of gold winning US team at the City of Jesolo Trophy 2011 in Italy. Her individual performed was improved to some extent by being second on floor, tied for third on beam, and placed fourth in vault and on all-around. Later, she appeared medal winning second in CoverGirl Classic in Chicago. And she tied for third on bars and placed seventh all-around in U.S. National Championships in St. Paul, Minnesota in 2011. Afterward, she shared the team gold medal won by the U.S. at Tokyo, Japan, 2011 World Championships.

The following year she was not given the competition winner although scoring highest point being an alternate player in AT&T American Cup at Madison Square Garden.But, it was another increment for Gabby Douglas’s net worth.

Then, in same month of march she won a gold for uneven bars at the Pacific Rim Championships as a team. In U.S. Nationals in June, Dabby won the gold medal in uneven bars, silver in the all-around, and bronze in floor and nicknamed “Flying Squirrel” by Marta Karolyi the Coordinator of National Team for USA Gymnastics. Also, this led to butterfly effect in increment of Gabby Douglas’s net worth.

In 2012 Summer Olympics gymnastics qualifying events she secured only guaranteed spot on the women’s Olympic Gymnastics Team by ranking first in all-arounds. Gabby and her team nicknamed “Fierce Five” won the team event gold medal, which was first since Atlanta Olympics 1996 for U.S. by “Magnificent Seven.” Moreover, Gabby was the only one of the team to participate in all four apparatus. Then, again she earned a gold in London Olympics in individual all-around event being first African-American and colored woman of any nation.

Gabby Douglas left Missy Parton’s home in 2013 and moved to live with her family in Los Angeles. But she didn’t stopped preparing for Olympics 2016 although she was not training under Chow. The following year she again joined Coach Chow in attempt to qualify for 2016 Olympics but she left her again and prepared for 2015 world championship Kitta Carpenter.By this time Gabby Douglas’s net worth flag started to flicker again.

But, again after participating in several national events and clearing all the doubts she was back with US national team with Chow’s teammate Rachel Gowey, and Aly Raisman in 2014.The following year she appeared in City of Jesolo Trophy won gold in team event and ranked fourth in all-around.

In 2016, Gabby won AT& T Amierican Cup and City of Jesolo Trophy, all-around Title. Later, in July she was named member of the US team participating in 2016 Olympics. She and her team earned gold medal for team event but held back in uneven seventh bar and all-around event.

Personal Life and Controversies

She has been an amazing sports person all these years. But, she has also been in many blowing controversies. She was accused of bleaching her skin, breast modification and also of showing unpatriotic attitude. She has maintained her attention taking attitude all these years through various ways like producing a biographical movie of her own along with her mother and her own reality TV show “Douglas Family Gold.” She even tried to quit sport for normal life contradicting her having a Barbie doll modelled after her.

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