Simone Arianne Biles has become one of the most prominent names among the list of decorated artistic gymnasts in U.S. Recently, Simon has made history by winning four gold medals at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. She has 19 Olympic and world championship medals to her credit. She was chosen by Team USA to be a flag-bearer for the closing ceremony for Rio Olympics; she is also the first American gymnast to be bestowed with the honor.
Early life and background
This talented gymnast was born on March 14, 1997, Columbus, Ohio. Her mother Shanon Biles was highly addicted with alcohol and drugs. Shanon was not capable enough to look after her three children, Simone, Adrian and their brother. Simone and Adria were raised by their grandparents, Ron and Nellie. The gymnast let the media know that her grandparents officially adopted her along with her sister Adria. Her grandmother is the main driving force behind her decision of pursuing the career of a competitive gymnast.
She completed her graduation in the year 2015. She was involved with the world of gymnastic since the age of six. She started her training under the supervision of coach Aimee Boorman, when she was around eight years old. In the year 2015, Simone officially announced that she would take up the professional career as a gymnast.
In 2007, the petite 4’8 inch gymnast started competing as a level eight gymnast. Eventually, by the end of 2011, she has made a strong position at the junior elite level. In the same year Simone secured the top position in the balance and vault competitions and took the third position as the all rounder in the American Classic.
In 2012, she won the all round events and the vaults at the Alamo Classic, the American Classic, the Secret U.S Classic and the Houston National Invitational.
Biles never actually needed to look back as she continued to add up achievements to her name. In the year 2014, she secured the world and U.S titles in the all-around competition. As an expert of the vault, balance beam and floor exercise, she won the gold medal at the Secret U.S Classic in the same year.
In the next year, Simone broke all her past records by becoming the first woman who won the world all around title for the third time. She got huge appreciation as one of the top Olympic hopefuls and these approvals made her to take the decision of resuming her training for the RIO 2016 World Champions Centre.
Recently, she impressed all the gymnastics fans with her amazing performance which led her to win the title of all around. Other than that, she also got first in the floor exercise and vault. In the Rio 2016 Olympics season, she led her team to win the gold medal.
Simone Biles – Boyfriend
Recently, Simone Biles has taken the help of social media networks to reveal about her relationship with Arthur Mariano, the famous Brazilian gymnast. They kept all their stories behind the limelight until both of them mentioned it on their twitter accounts. Recently they started posting pictures together. However, it is not revealed how they met and how their relationship took shape.
Simone Biles – Net Worth
It is estimated that Simone has an estimated net worth of $2 Million. She has been able to make such fortune by winning world championships and Jesolo Trophy along with endorsing major brands like Kellogg’s and Hershey.