Simon Biles is an American artistic gymnast who has won seven medals. She shares this medal with Shannon Miller won by the American gymnast. She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Joe Biden in 2022. Apart from that, she has won 25 World Championship medals, considering her the most decorated gymnast in history.
Further, she is the female gymnast with the most World all-around titles (5). Many of her admirers must be wondering about her relationship status and net worth. Additionally, she is currently engaged to her boyfriend named Jonathan Owens, an NFL player. If you wanna know more about the athlete then keep on scrolling.
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Caption: The artistic gymnast, Simone Biles.
Simon Biles: Bio, Family, & Education
The athlete was born on 14 March 1997 as Simone Arianne Biles under the zodiac sign, Pisces. She was born as the daughter of her parents in Columbus, Ohio, the United States of America. She is the third of four children of Kelvin Biles and Shanon Biles. Biles has three siblings; Ashle Biles, Tevin Biles, and Adira Biles. She had rough growing years since her mother was unable to care for her as well as her siblings and give her out for foster care.
After acknowledging it, her grandfather and his second wife adopted her and her younger sister, Adria officially in 2013. And her older brother and sister got adopted by her grandfather Ron Biles’s sister. Further, she holds an American nationality and belongs to African American ethnic group. Regarding her education, she attended the Benefer Elementary School in Harris County. However, she switched from public school to homeschooling in order to increase gymnastics training from 20 to 32 hours per week.
In 2015, she graduated from Secondary Education as a Homeschooler and started her training program at Bannon’s Gymnastix in Houston. She trained under Coach Aimee Boorman and set out to become a champion. After that, she graduated with a degree in Business administration from the University of the People (UoPeople). More on context, she later became the University brand ambassador.
She started gymnastics at the age of 6 during a daycare field trip. She then soon enrolled in an optional training program at Bannon’s Gymnastics and began training with coach Aimee Boorman at age eight. In 2011, she placed third all-around at the American Classic in Houston. At the end of her Junior years, she was named to the US Junior National Team. In her senior year, she debuted her senior international debut at the 2013 American Cup. She had a good start but sadly she missed the start of the 2014 season due to injury.
In 2015, she competed at the 2015 AT&T American Cup at AT&T Stadium where she placed first with a score of 62.299. A year later, in July 2016, she was named to the team for the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics. Following that, she won her first Olympic gold medal in the gymnastics team event on 9 August. She also became the first American female gymnast who was chosen by Team USA to be the flag bearer in the closing ceremonies.
Besides her professional career, she co-wrote an autobiography Courage to Soar: A Body in Motion, A Life in Balance along with journalist Michelle Burford. The book became The New York Times best-seller making her Young list. It also later became a Lifetime biopic. Also, she participated in season 24 of Dancing with the Stars which paired with professional dancer Sasha Farber and finished in fourth place.
Simon Biles: Personal Life & Boyfriend
Talking about her boyfriend, she is currently in a relationship but has not married yet. In fact, she has engaged to her boyfriend named Jonathan Owens. Her fiance is an NFL player who plays as a safety for the Houston Texans. He previously had played college football at Missouri Western before signing with the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted free agent in the 2018 NFL Draft.
Moreover, she made her relationship public on 2 August 2020, via Instagram. On 15 February 2022, she announced her engagement with Owens and celebrated together in their family’s presence. In this context, her fiance proposed to her with a 3-carat oval-cut engagement diamond designed by Houston jeweler Zo Frost.
Previously, she dated her fellow gymnast named Stacey Erwin in 2017. Further, their relationship didn’t go well ending in March 2020. Simone confirmed the breakup in July Vogue, saying. Additionally, she is also a dog lover and pets two French bulldogs, Lilo and Rambo who has their own Instagram account named The Biles Frenchies.
Caption: Simone Biles and her fiance Jonathan Owens.
How Much Is Simon Biles’s Net Worth?
Talking about her earnings, she is one of the popular artistic gymnasts who makes a good income from her professional career. Therefore, she has an estimated net worth of around $16 million. In addition to her achievements, she has earned a number of medals and accolades making her marketability rise.
She had appeared in several Olympics games but before that, she reported earning around $2 million. Further, she won four Gold and one bronze medal, with a cash prize for every Olympic medal in Rio Olympics 2016 winning $25,000 for Gold, $15,000 for silver, and $10,000 for bronze.
Simon Biles: Social Media Profiles & Body Measurements
She has a verified Instagram account @simonebiles with 6.7 million followers. On Twitter, she has a verified account @simone_biles with 1.7 million followers. Also, she goes by a verified Facebook account with 1.6 million followers.
As a gymnast, she has a perfectly strong, slim, and flexible body that measures 35 inches chest size and 24 inches waist size. Further, her body stands to an average height of 4 feet 8 inches or 1.42 meters and weighs around 47 kg. She has black hair as well as black eyes color.