Laurie Hernandez is an American artistic gymnast who was a member of the U.S. women’s gymnastics team dubbed the “Final Five” at the 2016 Summer Olympics, winning gold in the team event and silver on the balance beam. Hernandez won season 23 of Dancing with the Stars with partner Val Chmerkovskiy in 2016. In 2017, she appeared on an episode of Stuck In The Middle and Sesame Street. Born Lauren Zoe Hernandez on June 9, 2000 in Old Bridge Township, New Jersey, to parents Wanda and Anthony Hernandez, she has a sister named Jelysa, and a brother named Marcus. Hernandez attended Abeka Academy High School in Old Bridge, New Jersey. Her elite career started in 2012 at the U.S. Classic, where she placed 11th in the junior division at the age of 12.
Laurie Hernandez Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 9 June 2000
Birth Place: Old Bridge Township, New Jersey, USA
Birth Name: Lauren Zoe Hernandez
Nicknames: Laurie, Lolo, Baby Shakira
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Occupation: Artistic gymnast
Race/Ethnicity: Puerto Rican
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Hazel
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Laurie Hernandez Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 106 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 48 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 1″
Height in Meters: 1.55 m
Body Build/Type: Slim
Body Measurements: 31-24-32 in (79-60-81 cm)
Breast Size: 31 inches (79 cm)
Waist Size: 24 inches (60 cm)
Hips Size: 32 inches (81 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 30B
Feet/Shoe Size: 7 (US)
Dress Size: 2 (US)
Laurie Hernandez Family Details:
Father: Anthony Hernandez
Mother: Wanda Hernandez
Siblings: Marcus Hernandez (Brother), Jelysa Hernandez (Sister)
Others: Brunilda Hernandez (Grandmother)
Laurie Hernandez Education:
Abeka Academy High School, Old Bridge, New Jersey
Training location: Morganville, New Jersey
Discipline: Women’s artistic gymnastics
Level: Senior International Elite
Years on national team 2012–2016
Club: Gym-Max Gymnastics (since 2018), MG Elite (former)
Head coach(es): Jenny Liang (since 2018), Maggie Haney (former)
Laurie Hernandez Facts:
*She was born on June 9, 2000 in Old Bridge Township, New Jersey, USA.
*She received her first gold medal at the 2013 U.S. Classic competition in Chicago.
*She won a gold medal with the U.S. gymnastics team at the 2016 Olympics.
*She was inducted into the 2018 New Jersey Hall of Fame in the Sports category.
*She was a Grand Marshal of the 2020 Rose Parade on January 1, 2020.
*She is friends with Simone Biles.
*Follow her on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.