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List of Famous Gymnasts

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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.

List features Mitch Gaylord, Nastia Liukin and more.

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 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
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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
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 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
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 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
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 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
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 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
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