McKayla Maroney is a famous retired American gymnast. McKayla Maroney won gold medals at the 2011 and 2013 World Championships.
Early Life and Childhood
McKayla Maroney was born on December 9, 1995 in Long Beach, California, United States. It is currently her 25 years old. Her birth sign is Sagittarius and she is American by nationality. Similarly, she is ethnically Irish Catholic. Regarding her family background, her mother’s name is Erin Maroney and her father’s name is Mike Maroney. Her parents were also athletes. Her mother was involved in figure skating and high school athletics. Likewise, her father is an ex-quarterback at Purdue University. McKayla also has a brother named Kav and a sister named Tyrann.
Speaking of McKayla’s education, she was homeschooled so she could focus more on gymnastics. Likewise, there is no information about her higher education. She enjoys watching movies and her favorite movies include Transformers, Yes Man, Avatar and many more. Likewise, Carly Patterson is her favorite gymnast.
working life and career
McKayla began her career at the age of 13. In 2009 she competed in the Visa Championship in Dallas, Texas. She finished 27thth in the all-round and 3approx in the vault final. Similarly, she also competed in the 2010 Cover Girl Classic Competition (held in Chicago), the Pan American Championship (held in Mexico), and the Visa Championship (held in Hartford). She played for the American team at the Pan American Championship and helped the team secure first place. She also finished 1stSt on vault and floor.
Continuing her passion and talent, McKayla competed at the 2011 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Japan at the age of 16. In the championship, she secured a jump score of 16,033 and a floor score of 14,566, helping Team American take 1st placeSt Location. She also won a gold medal in the vault final.
McKayla rose to prominence after the 2012 Summer Olympics, where she won a gold medal with the American team “Fab Five” and also a silver for her individual performance in the vault. The team name was changed from “Fab Five” to “Fierce Five” because of Kayla. After this tournament, she achieved great success due to her hard work, practice and dedication.
McKayla wasn’t too happy about winning silver at the Olympics. Her photo of pursed lips on the podium went viral on the internet with the caption, “McKayla isn’t impressed.”
McKayla Maroney’s retirement
In 2012, while performing on the Kellogg’s Tour in Ontario, she suffered a leg injury that forced her to take an 8-month break from gymnastics. Her injury didn’t stop her from working hard and she won another gold medal at the 2013 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Belgium. Similarly, McKayla becomes the first US woman to defend a vault title at a world artistic gymnastics championship.
In 2014, McKayla had severe knee pain and needed surgery. Although she had a great desire to compete in the Rio 2016 Olympics, McKayla announced her retirement from gymnastics due to health reasons.
her film career
McKayla made her film debut with appearances on the series Hart of Dixie (2012-2015), Bones (2013), and Superstone (2016).
awards and achievements
In terms of her accolades and achievements, McKayla won a silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics. She had also won a gold medal for vaulting at the 2011 Tokyo Championships and the 2013 Antwerp World Championships. She also won a team gold medal at the 2011 Tokyo Championships and the 2012 London Olympics. She also won the Best All-Around Gymnast title at the 2011 National Championships in Saint Paul.
McKayla is a gymnast and her main source of income is her athletic career. She enjoys a net worth of $1 million.
McKayla is currently opening up about her relationship status Singles. Like many other famous and popular celebrities, she also wants to keep her private life secret. However, there is a rumor that she has had at least one relationship before, but no specific information is known until now.
McKayla Maroney is physically fit and attractive. she is 5 feet and 3 inches (1.6 m) tall and weighs approximately 61 kg (134.5 lbs). Also, her height (chest-waist-hips) is 32-24-34 inches. Likewise, McKayla has a beautiful dark brown color and a pair of attractive brown eyes.
As an artistic athlete, McKayla enjoys using social media platforms. she has a Instagram account under their own name. She has over 1.3 million followers and has posted 64 beautiful pictures of her. Similarly, her Twitter handle goes by the name “Makayla” and has over 513.4k followers. You can see her quite active on Twitter. McKayla also has a Facebook page that has been followed by more than 347,000 people.