American gymnast Simone Biles is tied with Russian gymnast as the most decorated gymnast of all time. Simone has won four Olympic gold medals, 19 world championships gold medals, and five world all-around gold medals.
At the 2016 Olympics in Rio, Simone was part of the "Final Five" alongside Gabby Douglas, Laurie Hernandez, Madison Kocian, and Aly Raisman, who won gold at the team event. In 2021, Simone struggled with mental health issues at the Tokyo Olympics but left with a silver and bronze medal.
In 2018, Simone revealed that she was a victim of USA gymnastics doctor, Larry Nassar, writing, "I am not afraid to tell my story anymore. I too am one of the many survivors that was sexually abused by Larry Nassar."
Simone is one of three siblings — Adria, Ashley, and Tevin — and was adopted by her grandfather Ron Biles, and his second wife, Nellie Cayetano Biles in 2003. Simone first started at gymnastics at the age of 6 and began coaching with Aimee Boorman at 8 years old. She began her career at the age of 14 at the 2011 American Classic, where she placed first on the balance beam and vault and third all-around. Today, she is considered one of the greatest gymnasts of all time.
Full Name: Simone Arianne Biles
Birthday: March 14, 1997
Relationship Status: Engaged to Jonathan Owens
Net Worth: $6 million
Fun Fact: Simone also holds Belizean citizenship through her adoptive mother.
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'Claim to Fame' Star Simone Biles's Sister Adria on the Best Advice the Olympic Gymnast Has Given Her (EXCLUSIVE)'Claim to Fame' star Adria Louise Biles spoke exclusively with 'Distractify' about the best advice her sister Simone Biles has given her.
Simone Biles Was Offered a Coloring Book on a Plane After Flight Attendant Mistook Her for a ChildSimone Biles posted her reaction to a flight attendant offering her a coloring book during a plane ride, sparking a viral debate.
Gymnast Simone Biles Just Earned the Highest U.S. Civilian Honor by Receiving the Medal of FreedomWhy did Simone Biles get the Medal of Freedom? Unpacking the reasoning behind Simone receiving the monumental award and what it all means.
Simone Biles Shares a Stunning Video of Her 8-Carat Engagement Ring on InstagramSimone Biles and NFL player Jonathan Owens announced the day after Valentine's Day that they're engaged. Of course, fans NEED to know what her ring looks like.
What Is Jonathan Owens' Net Worth? How Much Did He Spend on Simone Biles' Ring?What’s Jonathan Owens net worth? How much did he spend on Simone Biles' engagement ring now that they're getting married? Here’s what you should know.
Simone Biles Says She Should Have Quit Gymnastics Before the Tokyo OlympicsDid Simone Biles quit gymnastics? After she withdrew from many of the events she was supposed to participate in during the 2020 Olympics, fans worried.
Simone Biles Was Adopted by Her Biological Grandparents When She Was a ChildSimone Biles just won bronze in the balance beam, but who are the parents who have supported her throughout her gymnastics career?
Michael Che Says Simone Biles Jokes Were Result of "Hacked" Instagram AccountMichael Che claims remarks about making Simone Biles jokes on his Instagram are a result of his Instagram account being hacked.
Simone Biles Says She Has the "Twisties" but What Does That Mean?Simone Biles withdrew from events at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics because of the "twisties." Here's what that means.
Simone Biles Gets Silver Medal After Leaving Olympics Final for Mental HealthSimone Biles caused quite a commotion after surprisingly excusing herself from the Olympic Gymnastics final, so why did she still get a silver medal?
Will Simone Biles Compete in the Individual All-Around at the 2020 Olympics? Find out What She SaidAfter withdrawing from the Olympic team finals, people are wondering if Simone Biles will compete in the individual all-around. Get the details.
Jade Carey Will Replace Simone Biles in the All-Around FinalWho is Simone Biles' replacement at the 2020 Summer Olympics? Fans wonder what happened to Simone Biles and who will replace her at the Olympics.
Simone Biles' Olympic Stumble Isn't the Real Reason She Withdrew From the GamesSimone Biles is a vaulting superstar who had all of her ambitions of winning in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, but is she now hurt? Details.
Simone Biles Is Already the Gymnastics GOAT, but Is Her Career Almost Over?Simone Biles doesn't have to prove her skills as a gymnast anymore, but does she plan to keep competing after the Tokyo Olympics are over?
Gymnasts Simone Biles and Alec Yoder's Friendship Started on Twitter!Alec Yoder and Simone Biles have an 8-year-long friendship and will be competing in the 2021 Summer Olympic Games together. Here's how they met.
Simone Biles May Be the GOAT, but One Event Stands Out Above the RestSimone Biles may be one of the greatest gymnasts of all time. So what is Simone’s best event when it comes to wowing us with her abilities?
Simone Biles and Her Many Siblings Had a Complicated ChildhoodSimone Biles had a complicated childhood, which included the relationships with her many siblings. So who are the gymnast’s siblings?
Simone Biles' Brother Tevin Biles-Thomas Was Acquitted of Murder ChargesSimone Biles' brother Tevin Biles-Thomas was recently acquitted of a 2018 triple homicide. Here's everything we know about the trial.
Why Does Simone Biles Wear a Goat? Here's What the Farm Animal RepresentsWhy does Simone Biles wear a goat? The farm animal has appeared on her leotard more than once during a competition. Here's what it means.
Simone Biles Might Not Be Worth as Much as You ThinkAmerican gymnast Simone Biles became a household name during the 2016 Summer Olympics. Ahead of the Tokyo Games, fans are curious about her net worth.
It Looks Like Simone Biles Has Found New LoveDid Simone Biles break up with her boyfriend? The Olympic gymnast has gone Instagram official with a new man. Meet her new boyfriend.
Simone Biles Claps Back At DWTS Judges Who Tell Her To SmileOlympic gymnast Simone Biles had some strong words for a DWTS Judge who told her to smile.