Liukin was just 12 when she first faced championships in 2002. In 2003, she was able to win three gold medals in the U.S. National Championships in the junior division and same happened in 2004 too.
Unable to participate the senior division of the U.S. National Championships in 2004, the U.S. national team coordinator, Marta Karolyi said she would have succeeded because while competing for junior division her scores were competitive with those of seniors.
Nevertheless, she participated as senior in 2005 and won her first senior National Championships with two gold medals. In 2008, she was given the name The USOC Female Athlete Of The Month.
Liukin’s wonderful gymnastics career sadly came to an end in 2012 but she still remains the inspiration to many youths that aspire to be a gymnast. She was also seen dancing gracefully in the dancing show Dancing With The Stars.
Being a celebrity, she has endorsed many products such as AT&T, Vanilla Star Jeans, GK Elite Sportswear, Adidas etc. She has also appeared on the cover page of many famous magazines.
The5 feet 3 inches tall Russian beauty achieved immense success in the field of sports and became a renowned Olympic Champion gymnast. She possesses a net worth of $2 million.
Several championships later, Nastia has earned a name for herself in the sport and a multi-millionnet worth. Nastia Liukin has retired from Olympic championships and is presently starting her own family with her fiancé.
Nastia Liukin is an Olympic champion with a net worth of $2 million. Born in a Russian family, to parents Anna Kotchneva and Valeri Liukin, Liukin is a gymnast with a height of 5 feet 3 inch.
A successful gymnast with many medals in hand, Nastia Liukin belongs to a gymnast background indeed. Let’s know more about her personal life.
The early years of the Russian beauty, Nastia Liukin. She's engaged and marriage is on the card
Born on October 30, 1989, in Moscow, Russian Federation, Nastia Liukin is the only child of gymnast parents.
In 1994, the Liukin family moved to the United States from Russia. Nastia was just two and a half years at that time.
Her parents are former Soviet champion gymnasts. Her mother, Anna Kotchneva, is the 1987 world clubs champion, and her father, Valeri Liukin, is the 1988 Summer Olympics gold medalist.
WhenNastia was small, her parents were working as coaches. They didn’t have enough money to afford a babysitter to look after her. So, Nastia also used to hang around with her parents in the gym.
In the beginning, her parents weren’t interested to involve her in gymnastic but after noticing her potential, they changed their decision.
Nastia was just three years old when she began her gymnastic. Her parents coached her.
Nastia is presently engaged. She made an announcement of her engagement through Instagram on June 1, 2015.
We can see many of her pictures on Instagram with her fiancé, Matt Lombardi. Her fiancé is also an athlete.
He is a former Boston College hockey player. They are planning to get married very soon.