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American Gymnast McKayla Maroney’s Career After Retirement? Net Worth, Lawsuit And More

McKayla Maroney is famous as a successful retired American gymnast, actress, and also singer. She gained popularity at a very young age when she represented her country on international platforms and won medals ( including a gold medal in the team and silver as an individual at the 2012 Summer Olympics).

As an actress, she appeared in TV shows like Hart of Dixie and Superstore and also started her career as a singer after releasing the singles Wake Up Call and Covid Lockdown in March 2021.

Personal Information: Childhood, Age, Height, Weight

The Olympian girl was born on 9th December 1995 in California, USA. She was one of the three children of Mike and Erin Maroney. Her father was a quarterback at Purdue University and her mother was a figure skater. She also has two brothers Kav and Tarynn.

As of now, this sHer family was really supportive of her being in sports. Hence, she started training since she was 2. Her parents focused more on her career hence she was homeschooled and more emphasis was given to her training.

“When I was younger, “I would be watching Tarzan and running around on all fours. My mom was like, ‘I need to put this child in gymnastics. She’s crazy.’ I was technically in gymnastics at the age of 2 and always felt comfortable in the gym.”

As of August 2021, the former sports star is 25 years old. She is 5 feet 3 inches tall which is 163 cm and weighs 46 kg (101 lbs).

Journey So Far: Gymnastic, 2012 Olympic, Internet Meme, Acting And Singing Career

Maroney formally started her career when she was just 13 years old by competing in The Visa Championship which was held in Texas in 2009. She performed very well and hence started participating in more of such competitions. She attended better training and groomed herself to be better.

When she was 15, she started her senior career. She got a golden chance to prove her ability in World Championship 2011. The young teenager actually nailed the opportunity by winning gold medals for her country in the team and vault competitions.

Her achievement in World Championship opened more doors for her. In 2012, she was selected as a member of the US team for the Olympics. She took the chance and became able to win gold medals for her team popularly known as “Fierce Five”.

The "Fierce Five" team after winning gold medal for their country in Olympic 2012.
The gold medalist “Fierce Five” in Olympic 2012.
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She won a silver medal in the vault competition which didn’t actually satisfy her. Her above photograph of ‘not really impressed’ looks went viral on social media as meme material.

McKayla Maroney's 'not really impressed' looks when she won silver medal merely.
McKayla’s dissatisfied looks when she won a silver medal in the individual performance of Olympic 2012.
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The champion took retirement from her career on 24th February 2016. After retirement, she acted in many TV series and released her songs “Wake Up Call” and “Covid Lockdown” during the lockdown period of 2020 caused by the pandemic of the Corona Virus.

Is McKayla Maroney Dating?

The young retired gymnast has never really introduced anyone as her boyfriend to date. She loves her privacy and does not really flaunt her relationship with the world.

Her fans are really eager to know about her dating life and possible partner but it seems like they have to wait a little longer.

How Much Is The Net Worth Of McKayla Maroney? Salary, Earnings, Lawsuit Settlement

The former gymnast, actor cum singer Maroney is worth $3 million. The majority of her income is from her athelete days. Her annual salary was reported $500k. As per the sources, American athelete during the Olympics earns $37,500 for each gold medal, plus $22,500 for every silver and $15,000 for every bronze.

Larry Nassar Sexual Abuse Case And Settlement

In 2017, during the #metoo movement, Maroney admitted that her former team doctor Larry Nassar molested her multiple times since she was 13.

She was paid $1.25 million to sign a confidentiality agreement after threatening to sue the US Olympic Committee, USA Gymnastics, and Michigan State University.

Her agreement was waved when many others came forward as the survivors of the Nassar case, and it became public. The accuser was sentenced to 60 years in federal prison and 175 years in Michigan state prison.

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