Hailing from New Jersey, Laurie Hernandez was one of many gymnasts who had represented the U.S. at the 2017 Summer Olympics. Not only did she help Team USA to win a gold medal in the team event, but she later also earned a silver medal on the balance beam. Interested in knowing even more about the Olympic athlete? Keep scrolling down, we’ve stuffed this page with more information below.
Laurie Hernandez Personal Facts – 2018 Update
Lauren Zoe Hernandez
Competitive Artistic Gymnast
As a competitive gymnast, Laurie Hernandez is perhaps best known for her performance at the 2018 Summer Olympics, where she won two medals, a silver, and a gold, in the balance beam and team events respectively.
Age – How Old is She?
She is 17 years old
Birthday/Date of Birth
Her birthday is on June 9, 2000
Place of Birth/Hometown
Laurie Hernandez was born in Old Bridge Township, New Jersey. As far as we know, she still lives there to this day.
She is of Puerto Rican descent
Laurie Hernandez Height, Weight & Body Facts
How Tall – Height in Feet
She is 5’0 tall
How Tall – Height in Meters
She is 1.52 meters tall
Weight in Pounds
Her current weight is approximately 106 pounds
Weight in Kilograms
Her current weight is approximately 48 kg
Her body measurements are unavailable at this time
Her waist size is unknown
Information on her shoe size is unavailable
Is Laurie Hernandez Currently in a Relationship?
As far as we can tell, Laurie Hernandez is currently single.
Laurie Hernandez’s Boyfriends
Unfortunately, we do not have information on Laurie Hernandez’s previous relationships at this time.
She has a sister named Jelysa, whom she’s very close to.
She also has a brother named Marcus
Laurie Hernandez does not have any children.
To facilitate her training at the gym, she has been homeschooled ever since the third grade. To date, she still has one year of high school left.
At this time, she hasn’t mentioned anything about attending college. We’ll know more after she finishes high school.
For now, information on Laurie Hernandez’s salary is unavailable.
Unfortunately, information on Laurie Hernandez’s 2018 net worth is unavailable
Her hobbies include drawing, shopping, writing poetry, and doing her nails
Salmon with steamed vegetables is her favorite dish
The Fault in Our Stars
Her favorite films include The Avengers, Jurassic World, and Age of Adeline
Favorite TV Show
Her favorite TV shows include Riverdale, The Blacklist, and Law and Order: SVU
Favorite Music Artists
Some of her favorite artists include Arizona, James Bay, Pentatonix, Tori Kelly, and Ed Sheeran
Aside from gymnastics, she also enjoys bike riding, dancing, and swimming
Born on June 9, she is a Gemini
This information is currently unknown
This information is currently unknown
Laurie Hernandez’s Social Media Accounts & Usernames
Laurie Hernandez’s Instagram Username
Laurie Hernandez’s Facebook Account
Laurie Hernandez’s Youtube Channel
Laurie Hernandez does not have a YouTube channel, as far as we can tell
Laurie Hernandez’s Twitter Username
Laurie Hernandez’s Snapchat Username
Laurie Hernandez’s Snapchat username is @Laurie7
Other Interesting Facts:
- In 2016, she became the youngest winner of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars at the age of sixteen; she was paired with Val Chmerkovskiy
- Speaking of television appearances, she also appeared in an episode of the comedy series, Stuck in the Middle last year
- A devoted Christian, she credits God for her positive nature
- At the age of twelve, she launched her elite career by competing in the 2012 U.S. Classic, where she finished in 11th place
- In 2014, she was forced to withdraw from competing after fracturing her wrist, and tearing her patellar tendon after falling off the balance beam
- In 2016, she made her senior debut at the City of Jesolo Trophy, where she finished in third place in the all-around
- After finishing second at the U.S. Olympic Trials in July 2016, she was named to the U.S. Olympic Team alongside Madison Kocian, Biles, Raisman, and Douglas
- After helping her team to win a gold medal in the team event, she won a silver medal on the balance beam at the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro
- The same year as the Olympics, she also medalled at the National Championships, Pacific Rim Championships, and City of Jesolo Trophy