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List of famous gymnasts, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top gymnasts in the world? This includes the most prominent gymnasts, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable gymnasts is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic gymnasts were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned gymnasts.

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From reputable, prominent, and well known gymnasts to the lesser known gymnasts of today, these are some of the best professionals in the gymnast field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous gymnasts ever?" and "What are the names of famous gymnasts?" then you're in the right place. (493 items)

Nina Dobrev is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Nina Dobrev Nina Dobrev is a Bulgarian Canadian actress and model. She played the role of Mia Jones, the single teenage mother, on Degrassi: The Next Generation, from the show's sixth to ninth season. Since ...more

Nastia Liukin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Nastia Liukin 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

Alicia Sacramone is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Alicia Sacramone 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

Shawn Johnson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Shawn Johnson 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

McKayla Maroney is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
McKayla Maroney 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

Mads Mikkelsen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Mads Mikkelsen Mads Dittmann Mikkelsen is a Danish actor. Originally a gymnast and dancer, he began his career as an actor in 1996. He rose to fame in Denmark as Tonny the drug dealer in the first two films of ...more

Amy Jo Johnson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Amy Jo Johnson 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

Chellsie Memmel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Chellsie Memmel 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

Andreea Răducan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Andreea Răducan Andreea Mădălina Răducan is a retired gymnast from Bârlad, Romania. Răducan began competing in gymnastics at a young age and was training at the Romanian junior national facility by the ...more

Mary Lou Retton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Mary Lou Retton 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

Alina Kabaeva is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Alina Kabaeva Alina Maratovna Kabaeva is a Russian Honored Master of Sports, retired rhythmic gymnast, and politician. Between 2007 and 2014 she was a State Duma deputy from the United Russia party. Since ...more

Constance Zimmer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Constance Zimmer 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

Margarita Levieva is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Margarita Levieva 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

Kerri Strug is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Kerri Strug 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

Shannon Miller is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Shannon Miller 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

Jordyn Wieber is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Jordyn Wieber 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

Mitch Gaylord is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Mitch Gaylord Mitchell Jay "Mitch" Gaylord is an American gymnast and Olympic gold medalist.

Kyla Ross is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Kyla Ross 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

Gabby Douglas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Gabby Douglas 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

Alison Carroll is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Alison Carroll Alison Laura Carroll is an English gymnast, model and actress. She was the Lara Croft model from 2008 to 2010.

Cathy Rigby is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Cathy Rigby 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

Peter Vidmar is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Peter Vidmar 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

Beth Tweddle is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Beth Tweddle Elizabeth "Beth" Kimberly Tweddle MBE is a retired British artistic gymnast. She is the most successful British gymnast, male or female, in the history of the sport. She was the first ...more

Philipp Boy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Philipp Boy Philipp Boy is a former German gymnast. He was a member of the 2007 and 2010 World bronze medal winning teams. In addition, he won back-to-back silver medals in the World All Around competition. ...more

Maddy Curley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Maddy Curley Madelyn "Maddy" Jane Curley is an American actress and former gymnast. She competed for North Carolina Tar Heels. She was academic All American for four years. While at University of ...more

Fátima Ptacek is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Fátima Ptacek Fátima Ptacek is an American child actress and model. She is best known as the current voice of Dora in Nickelodeon animated television series Dora the Explorer and Dora and Friends: Into ...more

Huang Qiushuang is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Huang Qiushuang Qiushuang Huang is a Chinese artistic gymnast.

Deng Linlin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Deng Linlin Deng Linlin, is a Chinese gymnast. She was a member of the Chinese team that won the team gold medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, People's Republic of China, and is a three-time World ...more

Bridget Sloan is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Bridget Sloan 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

Ray Park is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Ray Park Raymond Michael "Ray" Park is a British actor and martial artist, best known for playing Darth Maul in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Toad in X-Men, Snake Eyes in G.I. Joe: ...more

Barbara Slater is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Barbara Slater Barbara Slater is a sports producer and former gymnast. She presently works for the BBC. She was born October 5, 1959 in Birmingham, England.

Julieta Cantaluppi is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Julieta Cantaluppi Julieta Cantaluppi is an Italian rhythmic gymnast.

Uliana Donskova is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Uliana Donskova Uliana Vyacheslavovna Donskova is a Russian group rhythmic gymnast. She is the 2012 Olympics Group All-around champion, the 2011 World Group All-around silver medalist, the 2010 World Group ...more

Courtney Marit is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Courtney Marit Courtney Marit is a former contestant on the reality television show Survivor: Panama.

Nadia Comăneci is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Nadia Comăneci 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

Anjelika Reznik is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts

Liubov Charkashyna is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Liubov Charkashyna Liubov Viktorovna Charkashyna is a Belarusian individual rhythmic gymnast. She is the 2012 Olympic all-around bronze medalist, the 2011 European ball and clubs gold medalist and two time World ...more

Cassie Steele is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Cassie Steele Cassandra Rae "Cassie" Steele is a Canadian actress, singer and songwriter, best known for portraying Manny Santos on Degrassi: The Next Generation and Abby Vargas on The L.A. Complex. ...more

Jacob Dalton is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Jacob Dalton Jacob Dalton is a gymnast.

Francesca Jones is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Francesca Jones Francesca 'Frankie' Jones is a retired Welsh rhythmic gymnast who represented Wales at three successive Commonwealth Games. At the 2014 Commonwealth Games Jones won both the Ribbon event in ...more

Aliya Mustafina is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Aliya Mustafina Aliya Fargatovna Mustafina is a Russian artistic gymnast who is the 2010 World individual all-around champion, the 2012 Olympic uneven bars champion, the 2013 World balance beam champion and the ...more

Bart Conner is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Bart Conner 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

Aly Raisman is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Aly Raisman 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

Tarah Paige is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Tarah Paige Tarah Paige is an American gymnast, dancer and actress. She has played minor and supporting roles in various television shows and movies, including Malcolm in the Middle, A Cinderella Story, ...more

Sylvia Miteva is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Sylvia Miteva Sylvia Dimitrova Miteva is a Bulgarian retired individual rhythmic gymnast. She is the 2013 Grand Prix Final all-around bronze medalist.

Camille Winbush is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Camille Winbush Camille Simoine Winbush is an American television actress, comedian and recording artist. Her work in television has earned her three Image Awards and a Young Artist Award. She also is known for ...more

Svetlana Khorkina is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Svetlana Khorkina Svetlana Vasilyevna Khorkina is a Russian artistic gymnast. She competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics, the 2000 Summer Olympics, and the 2004 Summer Olympics. Throughout her career, Khorkina won ...more

Dominique Moceanu is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Dominique Moceanu Dominique "Domi" Helena Moceanu is a retired American gymnast. She was a member of the Olympic Gold medal winning 1996 U.S. Women's Gymnastics team in Atlanta. The hallmarks of ...more

Olga Korbut is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Olga Korbut Olga Valentinovna Korbut, also known as the "Sparrow from Minsk", is a former Belarusian gymnast who won four gold medals and two silver medals at the Summer Olympic Games, in which ...more

Nolan Gerard Funk is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Gymnasts
Nolan Gerard Funk Nolan Gerard Funk is a Canadian actor, singer, and dancer, known for portraying Hunter Clarington in the musical comedy-drama television series Glee, Collin Jennings in the comedy-drama ...more