Simone Biles
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Full Name/Real Name: Simone Arianne Biles
Parents: Nellie Biles, Ronald Biles
How Old is Simone Biles?/Age: 22 years
Birth Date: 14 March 1997
Birth Place: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Education: University of the People
How Tall is Simone Biles?/Height: 1.42 m
Weight: 47 kg
Nationality: American
Religion: Catholic
Famous for: Olympic individual all-around, vault and floor gold medalist, and balance beam bronze medallist.
Profession: American artistic gymnast
Net Worth in 2019: $4 million
Last Updated: 13th December 2019

Simone Biles is an American artistic gymnast who has been dubbed the most talented gymnast of all-time. Her talent and competitive spirit have made her become the best gymnasts in the history of the sport.

Biles success on the sport has made her become one of the most decorated gymnasts in the recent history having in her trophy cabinet 14 medals, (10 gold, two silver, and two bronze). She has won the most World Championships gold medals than any other female gymnast in history, and she even became the first female gymnast to win three consecutive World All-Around titles.

Just the other day during 2016 Summer Olympic in Rio de Janeiro she became the winner of the 2016 Olympic individual all-around, vault and floor gold medalist. Today we are going to see Simone Biles biography, her career highlights and net worth in 2019.

Early Life

Simone Arianne Biles was born on 14 March 1997 in the city of Columbus, state of Ohio. She is the third born of the four siblings. Her biological mother was not able to take care of Simone and her other children due bad addiction.

The biological of the children abandoned the family, and this forced Simone to be in and out of foster care. Simone’s grandfather Ron and his second wife Nellie Cayetano Biles adopted her. She grew up in Texas, where she homeschooled from due to commitment in her career. Simone has Belizean citizenship which is through her mother, and she always refers to Belize as her second home.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurements

As of 13th December 2019, Simone Biles is 22 years old. She is 1.42 m tall and has a weight of 47 kg. Her body type is athletic.

Personal Life: Is Simone Biles Married?

Biles has been dating a fellow gymnast Stacey Ervin for a while now although their love life isn’t something that has been publicized. She is a Catholic, enjoys reading, and loves shopping too like any other teenager.

Professional Career

Biles first made her attempt at gymnastics when she was six years old, and the sport excited her enough that she enrolled at Bannon’s Gymnastix. She began formally training at the age of 8, and in 2011 she participated in 2011 American Classic in Houston. In 2012 she competed in 2012 U.S. Classic in Chicago where she emerged the first in all-around and on vault.

Her senior international debut kicked off with 2013 American Cup where she finished second, but the same year in the City of Jesolo Trophy she emerged the winner taking gold in all-around, vault, floor exercises, balance beam and assisting the United States team in scoring a gold medal. Since then Biles has competed in so many events and some of the competitions where she took home a gold medal and placed her above everyone else.

USA Gymnastics National Championships in 2013 where she took Gold in AA, Silver in VT, UB, BB, and FX. World Championships in 2013 were seeking gold in AA, silver in VT, Gold in FX and bronze in BB. In 2014 she brought home a gold medal from USA Gymnastics National Championships and World Champions in AA, VT, BB, and FX.

Her recent competitions were in 2016 Olympic Games that undertook place in Rio de Janeiro where she won a gold medal in individual all-around, vault and floor exercises. She also won a bronze medal at balance beam and assisted her team which was dubbed the “Final Five” in taking the gold medal home.

At the 2019 U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Biles made history again by becoming the first gymnast ever to land a double-twisting, double somersault dismount. She attempted the move earlier; however, didn’t stick the landing.

Other than Biles artistic gymnastics skills, she has also tried to venture into television. In 2017, she was one of the contestants at season 24 of Dancing with the Stars though she finished fourth. She has also authored a book called “Courage to Soar,” and a film was premiered in 2018 titled The Simone Biles Story: Courage to Soar.

Awards & achievements

On awards & achievements received by Simone Biles include a Shorty Award for best in sports, ESPY Award for Best Female Athlete, BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the year 2016, Named Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year 2016, Named Olympic Athlete of the Year by the USOC 2015, became the first American female athlete in over 23 years to win three all-around national titles. Not forgetting 14 medals, (10 gold, two silver, and two bronze) in various categories in competitions

Simone Biles Net Worth, Salary & Income in 2019

As of December 2019, Simone Biles net worth is estimated to be about $4 million. Simone Biles net worth has been amassed through her career earnings and some brand endorsement deals. Before she even stepped into the Olympics, she had already earned around $2 million from prize money and endorsement. In the Olympics, one takes $25,000 if you win gold, $15000 for silver and around $10,000 for bronze. Some of her sponsors include Nike, Core Power, Gamble, GK Elite Sportswear, Procter, among others.

Ten facts you need to know about Simone Biles

You do know Simone Biles as the most decorated female gymnast of all time considering she has been winning in nearly every competition. Biles has quickly risen in the ranks to become of the best in the sport, and she is even yet show us more judging by her age. Today we are going to look at a few things you probably don’t know about Simone Biles.

1. She has four German shepherds their names are Bella, Maggie, Lily, and Atlas.

2. Her favorite color is purple. Did you know that her father served in the Airforce for over two decades to be precise 21 years?

3. Amongst all music artists, Simone Biles is a fan of Justin Bieber.

4. One of her hobbies is travelling, especially to Belize.

5. One of the things she loves doing when she is not training is fishing. She does it in Belize.

6. Her all-time crush is Zac Efron, and her favorite movie stars Zac Efron too.

7. One thing she would wish to learn is a snowboard.

8. On her handbag, you might find the statue of her patron saint Sebastian.

9. Her perfect day is when she is hanging out with friends.

10. After every morning workout, it’s a must she take a Strawberry Banana Core Power Shake.

Simone Biles net worth in upcoming years will be higher than the displayed figures considering she is young, and not even at the prime of her career. We wish her the best and look forward to seeing her show off her skills in many competitions to come.

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