Simone Arianne Biles is an American artistic gymnast. Biles is the 2016 Olympic individual all-around, vault and floor gold medalist.
Simone Arianne Biles was born on March 14, 1997, in Columbus, Ohio,the third of four siblings. Her birth mother, Shanon Biles, was unable to care for Simone or her other children – Ashley, Tevin, and Adria – due to her drug and alcohol addiction, and the children were in and out of foster care.
Simone’s birth father, Kelvin Clemons, abandoned his family, struggled with addictions, and was never present in his daughter’s life.Shanon’s father, Ron , and his second wife, Nellie Cayetano Biles, who had two nearly-adult sons, Ron Jr. and Adam, began temporarily caring for Shanon’s children in 2000, in the north Houston suburb of Spring, Texas and later in 2003 the couple officially adopted the two youngest children, Simone and Adria, and Ron’s sister adopted the two oldest.
Ron, Simone’s adoptive father, is originally from Cleveland, and is a former air traffic controller,who served in the military with the U.S. Air Force at San Antonio’s Randolph Air Force Base and later with the Federal Aviation Administration.Nellie, Simone’s adoptive mother, emigrated from Belize, is a nurse and the former co-owner of a chain of fourteen Texas-based nursing homes.
Biles is Catholic,and also holds Belizean citizenship through her mother.She refers to Belize as being her second home.Her sister Adria is also a gymnast.
She was part of the gold medal-winning team dubbed the “Final Five” at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. She also won the bronze medal for the balance beam during the Olympics.
Biles is a three-time world all-around champion (2013–15), three-time world floor champion (2013–15), two-time world balance beam champion (2014, 2015), four-time United States national all-around champion (2013–16), and a member of the gold medal-winning American teams at the 2014 and 2015 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. Having won a combined total of nineteen Olympic and World Championship medals, Biles is the most decorated American gymnast, taking over from Shannon Miller, who had held this record since 1996.
With her win in Rio, Biles became the sixth woman to have won an individual all-around title at both the World Championships and the Olympic Games. With four Olympic gold medals, Biles set an American record for most gold medals in women’s gymnastics at a single Games.Biles first tried gymnastics at 6 years old as part of a day-care field trip. The instructors suggested she continue with gymnastics. Biles soon enrolled in an optional training program at Bannon’s Gymnastix.She began training with coach Aimee Boorman at age 8.
Age, Height & MeasurementsSimone Biles Age 21 years. Simone Biles's height 4 feet 8 inches (142 cm), weight 103.6 lbs (47 kg). Body measurements 32 - 26 - 34 and Zodiac Sign Pisces.
|Simone Biles Bio|
|Famous As||Simone Biles|
|Profession||Gymnastics, Women's artistic gymnastics|
|Birthday||March 14, 1997|
|Birth Place||Columbus, Ohio|
|Height||4 feet 8 inches (142 cm)|
|Weight||103.6 lbs (47 kg)|
|Body Measurements||32 - 26 - 34|
|Net Worth||$2.5 million|
|Born Name||Simone Arianne Biles|
|Shoe Size||5 (US)|
|Eye Color||Eye Color|
|Qualification||High School (2015)|
|College||Due to join UCLA after the 2016 Summer Olympics.|
|Relationship With||Arthur Mariano|