About Gabby Douglas
It has been reported that the estimate of Gabby Douglas net worth is as high as 3 million dollars. She is regarded as one of the best Olympians of her generation, if not the best one. Gabby Douglas was born in 1995 and has accumulated her net worth as being a talented professional gymnast. In 2012, Gabby Douglas participated in the Summer Olympics as part of the American Women’s Gymnastics team and won gold medals in two categories, those being the individual and team competitions. Such winnings also added a lot of revenues to the overall amount of Gabby Douglas net worth.
Gabby Douglas has already set some records during her career as a gymnast. She is the first woman of color as well as the first woman of her origin to win the title of the champion of the individual all-around category in the history of Olympics. Also, she is the only one African-American woman who won both categories, individual and team, in the same Olympic games. In addition, Gabby Douglas is the only African American gymnast, who is the champion of multiple gold medals.
Moreover, in 2011 Gabby Douglas participated in the World Championships as a member of the gold winning American team.
Gabby Douglas was born in 1995 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. When she was six years old, she started taking gymnastic lessons because her sister Arielle convinced their parents that they would let Gabby attend these classes, too. In 2002, seeing Gabby Douglas’ potential in gymnastics, her parents enrolled her into classes which took place in Gymstrada Gymnastics based in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Two years later, Gabby Douglas started training at Excalibur Gymnastics. In the same year she competed at Virginia State Championships. At that time, she was only eight years old. Gabby Douglas participation there ended up with being the Level 4 all-around gymnastics champion. As a professional gymnast, in 2008 Gabby Douglas made her debut at the US Classic, which took place in Texas. There, she got 10th place in rankings.
In 2008, Gabby Douglas participated at the Visa Championships, which happened in Boston. Because she got only 16th place there, Gabby Douglas was not able to appear in 2008 Junior Women’s National Team. Nevertheless, soon she began winning a lot of competitions and became a part of American women gymnast teams in various championships. Also, these participations added financial success to Gabby Douglas net worth.