Famous American Gymnasts

Find out more about the greatest American Gymnasts, including Amy Jo Johnson, Constance Zimmer, Gabby Douglas, Margarita Levieva and McKayla Maroney.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Simone Biles

Simone Biles
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: March 4, 1997
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States

Simone Biles is an artistic gymnast. Having won a combined total of 30 World Championship and Olympic medals, Biles is the world's third-most decorated gymnast and the most decorated in America. Regarded as the greatest gymnast of all time by some, Simone Biles continues to inspire several aspiring gymnasts around the world, especially gymnasts from the black community.

 2 Gabby Douglas

Gabby Douglas
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: December 31, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Newport News, Virginia, United States

Retired artistic gymnast Gabby Douglas became an all-around Olympic champion in 2012, becoming the first African-American to achieve the feat. She is also the first American to win gold in both the individual and team competitions at the same Olympic event. She inspired the biopic The Gabby Douglas Story.

 3 McKayla Maroney

McKayla Maroney
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: December 9, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Aliso Viejo, California, United States
Former U.S. gymnast McKayla Maroney soared to fame after winning the gold medal and an individual silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics. A picture of her "not impressed" expression went viral as an internet meme. She was one of the gymnasts who accused doctor Larry Nassar of sexual abuse.

 4 Aly Raisman

Aly Raisman
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: May 25, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Needham, Massachusetts, United States
With six Olympic medals, including gold medals won at the 2012 London Olympics and the 2016 Rio Olympics, gymnast Aly Raisman is the second-most-decorated Olympic gymnast in the U.S. She was one of many who accused Olympic team physician Larry Nassar of sexual abuse, leading to his conviction.

 5 Nastia Liukin

Nastia Liukin
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: October 30, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moscow

 6 Mary Lou Retton

Mary Lou Retton
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Famous As: Artistic gymnast
Birthdate: January 24, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fairmont, West Virginia, United States

Retired gymnast Mary Lou Retton, known for her trademark, The Retton Flip, made history by becoming the first American female gymnast to win an individual Olympic gold medal and was the first gymnast named to the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame. She later became a motivational speaker.

 7 Laurie Hernandez

Laurie Hernandez
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: June 9, 2000
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Old Bridge Township, New Jersey, United States
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 8 Shawn Johnson

Shawn Johnson
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: January 19, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Des Moines

 9 Katelyn Ohashi

Katelyn Ohashi
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Famous As: Artistic Gymnast
Birthdate: April 12, 1997
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Artistic gymnast Katelyn Ohashi is a six-time All-American and a four-time USA Gymnastics' Junior National Team member. She won the 2011 Junior National Championship and the 2013 American Cup. A video of her perfect 10-winning routine at the 2019 Collegiate Challenge went viral on the internet, gaining her international fame.

 10 Alicia Sacramone

Alicia Sacramone
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: December 3, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

 11 Sunisa Lee

Sunisa Lee
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: March 9, 2003
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

 12 Kerri Strug

Kerri Strug
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: November 19, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona, United States

 13 Paris Berelc

Paris Berelc
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 29, 1998
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Paris Berelc is an American model and actress who successfully transitioned from being a teen star to an actress. Three years after gracing the cover page of American Girl magazine, Berelc's parents decided to move to Los Angeles, which helped her establish a career in acting. Paris Berelc has not looked back since moving to Los Angeles. 

 14 Dominique Moceanu

Dominique Moceanu
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: September 30, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States

Gymnast Dominique Moceanu was part of the Magnificent Seven, the women’s team that won the gold at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. After retiring, she has studied management and also penned a book. She also sued her father for misusing her earnings as a gymnast and won the case.

 15 Dominique Dawes

Dominique Dawes
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: November 20, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

Known as Awesome Dawesome, Dominique Dawes is a retired star gymnast from the U.S. who was part of the gold-winning team at the Atlanta Olympics. She also became the first African-American to earn an individual Olympic medal, with her bronze. She is also part of the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame.

 16 Carly Patterson

Carly Patterson
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Famous As: Singer, Former Artistic Gymnast
Birthdate: February 4, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

 17 Kacy Catanzaro

Kacy Catanzaro
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Famous As: Gymnast, Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: January 4, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glen Ridge, New Jersey, United States

 18 Jordyn Wieber

Jordyn Wieber
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Famous As: Artistic gymnast
Birthdate: July 12, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: DeWitt, Michigan, United States

 19 Dana Brooke

Dana Brooke
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: November 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seven Hills, Ohio, United States

 20 Kyla Ross

Kyla Ross
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: October 24, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

 21 Ariana Berlin

Ariana Berlin
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Famous As: Former College Gymnast, Dancer
Birthdate: October 29, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Diego, California

 22 Madison Kocian

Madison Kocian
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: June 15, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States

 23 Isidora Goreshter

Isidora Goreshter
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 24, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States

 24 Ragan Smith

Ragan Smith
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: August 8, 2000
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Snellville, Georgia

 25 MyKayla Skinner

MyKayla Skinner
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Famous As: Artistic gymnast
Birthdate: December 9, 1996
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gilbert, Arizona, United States

 26 Bart Conner

Bart Conner
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: March 28, 1958
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

 27 Jade Carey

Jade Carey
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Famous As: Artistic gymnast
Birthdate: May 27, 2000
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States

 28 Nicole Gale Anderson

Nicole Gale Anderson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 29, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rochester, Indiana, United States

 29 Jennifer Bricker

Jennifer Bricker
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Famous As: Acrobat
Birthdate: October 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: United States

 30 Sam Mikulak

Sam Mikulak
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Famous As: Artistic gymnast
Birthdate: October 13, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Corona del Mar, California, United States

 31 Kurt Thomas

Kurt Thomas
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: March 29, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Died: June 5, 2020

 32 Kim Zmeskal

Kim Zmeskal
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: February 6, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States

 33 Dianne Durham

Dianne Durham
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: June 17, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States
Died: February 4, 2021

 34 Jamie Dantzscher

Jamie Dantzscher
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Famous As: Artistic gymnast
Birthdate: May 2, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 35 Jordan Chiles

Jordan Chiles
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Famous As: Artistic gymnast
Birthdate: April 15, 2001
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tualatin, Oregon, United States

 36 Cathy Rigby

Cathy Rigby
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 12, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States

 37 Ashton Locklear

Ashton Locklear
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: January 13, 1998
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lumberton, North Carolina, United States

 38 Morgan Hurd

Morgan Hurd
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Famous As: Artistic gymnast
Birthdate: July 18, 2001
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wuzhou, China

 39 Grace McCallum

Grace McCallum
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Famous As: Artistic gymnast
Birthdate: October 20, 2002
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cambridge, Minnesota, United States

 40 Chellsie Memmel

Chellsie Memmel
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: June 23, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: West Allis, Wisconsin, United States

 41 Yul Moldauer

Yul Moldauer
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Famous As: Artistic gymnast
Birthdate: August 26, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

 42 Julissa Gomez

Julissa Gomez
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Famous As: Artistic gymnast
Birthdate: November 4, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Died: August 8, 1991

 43 Amy Chow

Amy Chow
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: May 15, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States

 44 Candace Bailey

Candace Bailey
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Famous As: Actress, Television Personality
Birthdate: May 20, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States

 45 Viktoria Komova

Viktoria Komova
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Birthdate: 0000 AD

 46 Jeanette Antolin

Jeanette Antolin
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: October 5, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paradise, California, United States

 47 Shannon Miller

Shannon Miller
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: March 10, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rolla, Missouri, United States

 48 Paul Hunt

Paul Hunt
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Famous As: Gymnastics clown
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Illinois, United States

 49 Christy Henrich

Christy Henrich
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Famous As: Artistic gymnast
Birthdate: July 18, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Independence, Missouri, United States
Died: July 26, 1994

 50 David Jacobs

David Jacobs
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Famous As: Trampolinist gymnast
Birthdate: March 2, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States