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List of notable or famous gymnasts from the United States, with bios and photos, including the top gymnasts born in the United States and even some popular gymnasts who immigrated to the United States. If you're trying to find out the names of famous American gymnasts then this list is the perfect resource for you. These gymnasts are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known gymnast from the United States is included when available.

List people include Mitch Gaylord, Nastia Liukin and many more.

This historic gymnasts from the United States list can help answer the questions "Who are some American gymnasts of note?" and "Who are the most famous gymnasts from the United States?" These prominent gymnasts of the United States may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected American gymnasts.

Use this list of renowned American gymnasts to discover some new gymnasts that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (47 items)

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Alicia Sacramone is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Alicia Sacramone age 30 Alicia Marie Quinn is a retired American artistic gymnast. Sacramone began gymnastics at the age of eight, started competing in the elite ranks in 2002 and joined the U.S. national team in 2003. ...more

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Aly Raisman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Aly Raisman age 23 Alexandra Rose "Aly" Raisman is an American artistic gymnast. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she was captain of the gold medal-winning US women's gymnastics team, and individually won a ...more

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Amy Jo Johnson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Amy Jo Johnson age 47 Amy Jo Johnson is an American actress, singer, songwriter, scriptwriter, producer, director, musician and gymnast, first starring as the Pink Ranger Kimberly Ann Hart in Mighty Morphin Power ...more

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Bart Conner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Bart Conner age 60 Bart Conner is an American former gymnast who, as a member of the gold medal-winning men's gymnastics team at the 1984 Summer Olympic Games won an individual gold on the parallel bars. Conner ...more

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Becky Holliday is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Becky Holliday age 38 Rebecca "Becky" Holliday is an American pole vaulter, born March 12, 1980. She placed 2nd at the 2012 US Olympic trials in Eugene, Oregon with a final clearance of 14-11, qualifying ...more

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Bridget Sloan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Bridget Sloan age 25 Bridget Elizabeth Sloan is an American elite gymnast. She was the 2009 All-Around World Champion and the 2009 All-Around U.S. National Champion. Sloan was a member of the U.S. women's gymnastics ...more

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Carly Patterson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Carly Patterson age 30 Carly Rae Patterson-Caldwell is an American singer and former gymnast. She is the 2004 Olympic All-Around Champion and a member of the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame. She currently lives in Allen,

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Cathy Rigby is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Cathy Rigby age 65 Cathleen Roxanne Rigby, known as Cathy Rigby, is an actress, speaker, and former gymnast. Her performance in the 1968 Summer Olympics helped to popularize the sport of gymnastics. After her ...more

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Chellsie Memmel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Chellsie Memmel age 29 Chellsie Marie Memmel is a retired American gymnast. She is the 2005 World All-Around Champion, making her the third American woman, after Kim Zmeskal and Shannon Miller, to become World ...more

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Constance Zimmer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Constance Zimmer age 47 Constance Zimmer is an American actress perhaps best known for her role as Dana Gordon in HBO's Entourage and as Claire Simms on the critically acclaimed ABC legal comedy-drama Boston Legal. She ...more

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Courtney Kupets is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Courtney Kupets age 31 Courtney Anne Kupets is an American gymnast. She is best known for her 2003 and 2004 all-around national championships; her membership on the 2002 and 2003 World Artistic Gymnastics ...more

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Courtney Marit is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Courtney Marit age 43 Courtney Marit is a former contestant on the reality television show Survivor: Panama.

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Courtney McCool is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Courtney McCool age 29 Courtney Lynn McCool Griffeth is an American gymnast, who was a team member in the 2004 Summer Olympics women's artistic gymnastic team. Although she didn't compete in the team finals, she ...more

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Danell Leyva is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Danell Leyva age 26 Danell Johan Leyva is a Cuban-American gymnast. He is the 2011 U.S national all-around gold medalist and the 2011 world champion on the parallel bars. He is also a Bronze Medal winner in the ...more

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Gabby Douglas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Gabby Douglas age 22 Gabrielle Christina Victoria "Gabby" Douglas is an American artistic gymnast. As a member of the U.S. Women's Gymnastics team at the 2012 Summer Olympics, she won gold medals in both ...more

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Jacob Dalton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Jacob Dalton age 26 Jacob Dalton is a gymnast.

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Jana Bieger is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Jana Bieger age 28 Jana Lyn Bieger is an American gymnast of German descent. Raised in the U.S. and a citizen, Bieger has competed only for the U.S. At the 2006 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, she won ...more

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Jessica Gil Ortiz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Jessica Gil Ortiz age 27 Jessica Gil Ortiz is a Colombian artistic gymnast.

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John Orozco is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
John Orozco age 25 John Orozco is an American gymnast and the 2012 Visa National Champion. He trains at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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Jonathan Horton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Jonathan Horton age 32 Jonathan Alan Horton is an American gymnast. He is the 2008 Olympic silver medalist on high bar, 2010 Worlds all-around bronze medalist and a two-time U.S. National All-Around Champion. He is a ...more

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Jordyn Wieber is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Jordyn Wieber age 22 Jordyn Marie Wieber is a retired American artistic gymnast who was a member of the gold medal-winning US women's gymnastics teams at the 2011 World Championships and the 2012 Summer Olympics. ...more

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Julie Zetlin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Julie Zetlin age 27 Julie Ashley Zetlin is a veteran elite rhythmic gymnast who is the 2010 U.S. Senior National Champion in Rhythmic Gymnastics. In February 2012, the International Gymnastics Federation awarded ...more

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Justin Spring is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Justin Spring age 34 Justin Edward Spring is a retired American gymnast. He is a member of the bronze medal winning U.S. team at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. He was also a top gymnast in NCAA competition, where he ...more

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Kay Ainge is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Kay Ainge Kay Ainge is the mother of Danny Ainge, former NBA player and now General Manager of the Boston Celtics.

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Kerri Strug is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Kerri Strug age 40 Kerri Allyson Strug is a retired American gymnast from Tucson, Arizona. She was a member of the Magnificent Seven, the victorious all-around women's gymnastics team that represented the United ...more

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Kristal Uzelac is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Kristal Uzelac age 31 Kristal Dawn Uzelac is a retired American gymnast.A junior national all-around champion for three consecutive years, she was considered one of the United States' most promising junior gymnasts ...more

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Kristen Maloney is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Kristen Maloney age 37 Kristin Ann Maloney, also known as Kristen Maloney, is a retired gymnast from Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania, United States, who was coached by Jack Carter in the 2000 Olympics and won bronze in the ...more

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Kristie Phillips is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Kristie Phillips age 46 Kristie Phillips-Bannister, formerly known as Kristie Phillips, is a retired American elite gymnast. The 1987 senior U.S. National Champion and one of the American team's strongest and most ...more

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Kyla Ross is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Kyla Ross age 21 Kyla Briana Ross is an American artistic gymnast who was a member of the Fierce Five - the gold medal-winning US women's gymnastics team at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Ross was also a member of ...more

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Leigh Hennessy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Leigh Hennessy Leigh Hennessy is a world trampoline champion who runs the trampoline Website Trampoline Pundit. In addition to being the Trampoline Pundit, she also enjoys a career as an actress and stunt ...more

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Margarita Levieva is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Margarita Levieva age 38 Margarita Levieva is a Russian-American actress. Born in the Soviet Union, she was a competitive gymnast before going on to star in the films The Invisible, Adventureland, and Spread. On ...more

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Mary Lou Retton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Mary Lou Retton age 50 Mary Lou Retton is a retired American gymnast. At the 1984 Summer Olympics, she won a gold medal in the individual all-around competition, as well as two silver medals and two bronze medals. Her ...more

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McKayla Maroney is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
McKayla Maroney age 22 McKayla Rose Maroney is an American artistic gymnast. She is a vaulting and floor exercise specialist. At the 2011 World Championships, she won gold medals in the team and vault competitions. ...more

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Mitch Gaylord is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Mitch Gaylord age 57 Mitchell Jay "Mitch" Gaylord is an American gymnast and Olympic gold medalist.

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Morgan Hamm is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Morgan Hamm age 35 Morgan Carl Hamm is an American artistic gymnast. He represented the United States at the 2000 Summer Olympics and at the 2004 Summer Olympics. At the 2004 Olympics, he won the silver medal in ...more

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Nadia Comăneci is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Nadia Comăneci age 56 Nadia Elena Comăneci is a Romanian former gymnast, winner of three Olympic gold medals at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal and the first female gymnast to be awarded a perfect score of 10 in ...more

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Nastia Liukin is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Nastia Liukin age 28 Anastasia Valeryevna "Nastia" Liukin is a retired Russian-American artistic gymnast. She is the 2008 Olympic individual all-around Champion, the 2005 and 2007 World Champion on the ...more

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Paul Hamm is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Paul Hamm age 35 Paul Elbert Hamm is an American artistic gymnast. He is a World Champion gymnast and three-time Olympic medalist. He won the all-around competition at the 2004 Olympic Games.

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Peter Vidmar is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Peter Vidmar age 56 Peter Glen Vidmar is an American gymnast and Olympic medalist. He won gold medals in the men's all-around team competition and the pommel horse competition, as well as a silver medal in the ...more

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Rusty Joiner is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Rusty Joiner age 45 Jason Russell "Rusty" Joiner is an American male fashion model, fitness model and actor. Born in Montgomery, Alabama, and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Joiner attended Georgia Southern ...more

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Sam Mikulak is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Sam Mikulak age 25 Samuel "Sam" Mikulak is an American artistic gymnast. He is a seven-time NCAA champion in gymnastics, winning the all-around and several other titles in 2011, 2013 and 2014 NCAA Men's ...more

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Samantha Peszek is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Samantha Peszek age 26 Samantha Nicole Peszek is an American gymnast. She was a member of the United States' 2008 Olympic women's gymnastics team. Currently, she competes in NCAA Gymnastics for the UCLA Bruins.

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Shannon Miller is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Shannon Miller age 41 Shannon Lee Miller is a former artistic gymnast from Edmond, Oklahoma. She was the 1993 and 1994 World All-Around Champion, the 1996 Olympics balance beam gold medalist, the 1995 Pan Am Games ...more

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Shawn Johnson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Shawn Johnson age 26 Shawn Machel Johnson is a retired American artistic gymnast. She is the 2008 Olympic balance beam gold medalist and team, all-around and floor exercise silver medalist. Johnson became a member ...more

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Shayla Worley is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Shayla Worley age 27 Shayla Worley is an American gymnast. She was a member of the gold medal-winning American team at the 2007 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. She has been training at Orlando Metro ...more

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Syque Caesar is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Syque Caesar age 27 Quazi Syque Caesar is an artistic gymnast who represented Bangladesh at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. He is also a member of the Michigan Wolverines men's gymnastics team.

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Tasha Schwikert is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Gymnasts from the United States
Tasha Schwikert age 33 Tasha Schwikert Warren is an American gymnast who is a 2000 Olympic bronze medalist, a World Gymnastics Championships team gold medalist, the 2001 and 2002 U.S. senior national all-around ...more