Known for her incredibly powerful gymnastics, Simone Biles has won several titles during her 12-year career with the USA Gymnastics team. Her gold medals include an individual gold in the floor exercise, an individual bronze in the bar last, and a gold in the group event. Among her other accomplishments, Simone is the first woman to land a triple-twisting double-somersault dismount.
The gymnast began training at age eight, and by age twelve she had won a spot on the United States Junior National Team. Throughout her young career, she competed in several junior competitions and earned prize money. She also competed in the 2012 and 2016 Olympics. She was part of the gold medal winning American teams in the 2014 and 2015 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. She also took part in a private training camp with Marta Karolyi.
Simone Biles is currently considered one of the greatest gymnasts of all time. In addition to her individual gold medals, she won four gold medals at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016. She also won a gold medal in the team event, and was the top American gymnast in the floor exercise and balance beam. She has also won a bronze medal on balance beam and a silver medal on bar last.
Simone Biles is a native of Houston, Texas. Her parents are Ronald and Nellie Biles. She was raised in a Catholic home. She grew up in a traditional brick house with four bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms. She also owns a home in Spring, Texas. However, she has not publicly announced the price of her house.
Simone Biles has also benefited from endorsement deals. She has been endorsed by several major companies, including Uber Eats, Facebook Watch, and Kellogg’s. In addition, she is also a spokeswoman for Beats by Dre. She is also a spokesperson for the Mattress Firm foster care initiative. In 2016, Simone announced her romance with Jonathan Owens. In addition, she is engaged to Owens. He proposed with an eight-carat engagement ring.
Simone’s net worth is estimated at around $90 million. She is also one of the world’s highest-paid athletes. According to Forbes, she makes approximately $5 million a year. She earned $20 million from her endorsements from 2019 through 2021. Her sponsorship deals include those with Athleta, United Airlines, Procter & Gamble, Hershey’s, and Mattress Firm. She has also been endorsed by SK-II, Beats by Dre, MasterClass, and a number of other companies. She has also partnered with Caboodles to develop gymnastics equipment. She has also signed with mental health startup Cerebral as chief impact officer.
Simone Biles has a strong reputation for being frugal. She has been known to work more than 30 hours a week. She has also been known to be adamant about not using third-world workers. She has criticized Nike’s policy of using third-world workers in its products. She has also filed for a therapeutic use exemption with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
In addition to her endorsements, Simone has made a name for herself as one of the most powerful gymnasts in the world. She is the first woman to win an individual gold medal in the vault, and is the first to land a triple-twisting dismount.