What is Gabby Douglas’s net worth source alongside winning gymnastics career?
Gabby Douglas has a net worth of millions. She is one of the most successful athletes right now, at just 21 years old.
Being the first African-American and the woman of color of any nationality to win gold medals on both the team and individual all-around at the same Olympics, she has made a name for herself.
How many gold medals has Gabby Douglas won?
Gabby Douglas’s journey in gymnastics began at the age of six. When, with motivation from her older sisters, she started training for gymnastics at Gymstrada. By the age of eight, she had already won State Championship in all-around gymnastics. At 14, she moved to Iowa to train with Liang Chow, a move she later described as life-changing.
In 2011, Gabby went on to win gold in the City of Jesolo Trophy, Italy, as a part of the US team. She placed second on the floor, third on the beam and fourth in all-around and vault. Her major achievement came in the 2012 Olympics when she won two gold medals as a team and individual all-around. She continued her performance four years later at the Rio Olympics 2017, winning gold as a part of the team.
In addition, the Olympic gold medalist has participated in and won various championships, including the City of Jesolo Trophy, Secret U.S. Classic, Pacific Rim Championships and many more. Gabby published her autobiography, Grace, Gold and Glory: My Leap of Faith. In 2013, she released another book titled, Raising The Bar.
Endorsements and movies have increased Gabby Douglas’s net worth
As a public figure, Gabby’s success story has been documented in a biopic film, The Gabby Douglas Story. The show aired on Lifetime channel on February 1, 2014, where Gabby performed gymnastics.
A reality TV show Douglas Family Gold premiered on May 25, 2016, on the Oxygen Channel. The show follows the life of Gabby and her family members. She served on the judging panel of the beauty pageant Miss America 2017.
Barbie has released a Gabby Douglas version doll, and she feels extremely honored to be a part of the Barbie family. Gabby believes that the doll will help inspire little girls to follow their hearts and pursue their dreams.
Gabby reportedly earns a salary of $100 thousand from the US national team. She has a net worth of $3 million. She is endorsed by many famous brands like Gillette, Nike and Kellogg’s. With earnings from a reality TV show, movies, and endorsements, her net worth will likely increase soon.