Laurie Hernandez is an American artistic gymnast who came into the major spotlight after winning a gold medal with the U.S. gymnastics team at the 2016 Olympics. As she has participated in many international games and earned a huge salary from them, Laurie Hernandez net worth is known to be very high. A general bio of the skilled gymnast, Laurie Hernandez is given below.
Laurie Hernandez is an Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast whose career is just starting and still has a long way to go. She has also participated in numerous gymnastic competitions and won several medals prior to her Olympics career. Besides being an athlete, Laurie has also appeared on various television shows and is also published a book. Laurie Hernandez book named, I Got This: To Gold and Beyond was published on January 24, 2017, and she became a New York Times Best Selling Author for her book. This also raised Laurie Hernandez net worth. A very detailed bio of Laurie Hernandez can be found on various other social media sites along with her personal and professional details.
Laurie Hernandez was born on June 9, 2000, in Old Bridge Township, New Jersey. She was born to father, Anthony Hernandez, and mother, Wanda Hernandez. She was raised by her parents in her hometown along with a sister, Jelysa, and a brother, Marcus. Her education details are unavailable as her career is more on the highlight.
Laurie Hernandez age was just five years old when she first began to take gymnastic lessons. She gained recognition at the age of 12 when she placed 11th in the junior division at the U.S. Classic. She then qualified and entered to the National Championships where she came into the 21st position. In 2013, she competed at the WOGA Classic and ranked second in the all-around. Her next competition was at the American Classic where she placed first on floor exercise. Because of her success, she was added to the U.S. Junior National Team and went on to participate in various competitions including Junior Japan International, International Junior Mexican Cup, 2015 City of Jesolo Trophy, and 2015 International Junior Japan Meet. She won several of these competitions and also became second or third is some of them.
Laurie Hernandez made her senior debut in 2016. She competed at the City of Jesolo Trophy and earned a gold, silver and also bronze medal in different categories. She then competed at the Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships and helped American team to finish in the first place. Laurie was then named to the Olympic team after her performance in the Olympic trials. At the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, she contributed for the U.S. team to win the gold in the all-around. She also won the silver medal on the balance beam.
Laurie Hernandez has also made appearances on various television shows. She joined the show, Dancing with the Stars on its 23rd season and became the show’s youngest winner. She has also appeared on several talk shows such as The Today Show, Good Morning America, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and Entertainment Tonight and so on. Hernandez is one of the youngest New York Times Best Selling Author. Laurie Hernandez book, I Got This: To Gold and Beyond was announced on her Instagram account and later got published. Her book immediately got recognition and helped her gain more fame.
Laurie Hernandez net worth is estimated to be huge. Laurie Hernandez net worth enables her to finance a lavish lifestyle and is amassed from her career as a gymnast. As of recent, Laurie Hernandez net worth is assumed to be around $2 million. Laurie Hernandez net worth is likely to increase in the future as her career is still ongoing.
Laurie Hernandez personal life is vague as she seems to be reluctant about speaking about it in the media. She is currently single and likes to focus on her career rather than involving in love affairs.
Laurie Hernandez age at the current is 17 years. Her height is measured at 5 foot. Laurie is of American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. She has a black/brown colored hair and the color of her eyes is brown.
Laurie Hernandez has won several medals in many gymnastic completions that she has participated in. Her Wikipedia page has all the list of the competitions and her rank in them. She also seems to have a major fan following on her social media account. Laurie Hernandez Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts are active. Her Facebook page has more than 227K likes and her Twitter account has more than 568K followers to the date. Laurie regularly posts new updates related to her in all of her accounts. Similarly, Laurie Hernandez Instagram account has more than 1.7 million followers till now.
Laurie Hernandez bio can be found on various social media sites like Wikipedia, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and more.