The Best female Gymnasts

by reid-markus | created - 26 Aug 2012 | updated - 26 Aug 2012 | Public

1. Gabby Douglas

Producer | The Gabby Douglas Story

Gabrielle Christina Victoria "Gabby" Douglas (born December 31, 1995) is an American artistic gymnast. She was a member of the United States women's national gymnastics team, dubbed the Fierce Five by the media, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, where she won gold medals in the individual all-around and...

2. Aly Raisman

Self | Rio 2016: Games of the XXXI Olympiad

Aly Raisman, the daughter of Lynn and Rick Raisman, was born in Needham, Massachusetts, and graduated from Needham High School. She began taking gymnastics at the age of two. Raisman started her senior career in 2010, and that season, she helped the U.S. national team finish second at the World ...

3. Shawn Johnson

Actress | The Secret Life of the American Teenager

Shawn Johnson was born on January 19, 1992 in Des Moines, Iowa, USA as Shawn Machel Johnson. She is an actress, known for The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008), Dancing with the Stars (2005) and Adventure Capitalists (2016). She has been married to Andrew East since April 16, 2016.

4. Jordyn Wieber

Actress | Full Out

Jordyn Wieber was born on July 12, 1995 in DeWitt, Michigan, USA as Jordyn Marie Wieber. She is an actress, known for Full Out (2015), Raising the Bar (2016) and Hell's Kitchen (2005).

5. McKayla Maroney

Actress | Bones

McKayla Maroney was born and raised in California. The daughter of Mike and Erin Maroney, she was home-schooled so that she could train as an elite gymnast. She started her senior career in 2011 at the age of 15. At that year's world championships, Maroney won gold medals in the team and vault ...

6. Kyla Ross

Self | Big Brother

Kyla Ross was born on October 24, 1996 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA as Kyla Briana Ross.

7. Nastia Liukin

Actress | Make It or Break It

Nastia Liukin was born on October 30, 1989 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR as Anastasia Valerievna Liukina. She is an actress, known for Make It or Break It (2009), Hellcats (2010) and Stick It (2006).

8. Alicia Sacramone

Actress | Full Out

Alicia Sacramone was born on December 3, 1987 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Alicia Marie Sacramone. She is an actress, known for Full Out (2015), Fashion News Live (2004) and Beijing 2008: Games of the XXIX Olympiad (2008). She has been married to Brady Quinn since March 8, 2014. They have one ...

9. Lilia Podkopayeva

Actress | Lesya plyus Roma

Lilia Podkopayeva was born on August 15, 1978 in Donetsk, Ukrainian SSR, USSR as Lilia Alexandrovna Podkopayeva. She is an actress, known for Lesya plyus Roma (2005) and Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad (1996). She was previously married to Timofey Nagorny.

11. Shannon Miller

Actress | Saved by the Bell: The New Class

Shannon Miller was born on March 10, 1977 in Rolla, Missouri, USA as Shannon Lee Miller. She is an actress, known for Saved by the Bell: The New Class (1993), Audible and Jocking Around (2007). She has been married to John Falconetti since August 25, 2008. They have two children. She was previously...

12. Nadia Comaneci

Actress | The Veil

Nadia Comaneci was born on November 12, 1961 in Onesti, Romania as Nadia Elena Comãneci. She is an actress, known for The Veil (2017), Rock et Belles Oreilles: The DVD 1988 (2001) and Touched by an Angel (1994). She has been married to Bart Conner since April 26, 1996. They have one child.

13. Elena Shushunova

Self | Seoul 1988: Games of the XXIV Olympiad

Elena Shushunova was born on May 23, 1969 in Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR. She has been married to Youri since 1988. They have one child.

14. Vera Caslavska

Self | Vera 68

Vera Caslavska was born on May 3, 1942 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. She was married to Josef Odlozil. She died on August 30, 2016 in Prague, Czech Republic.