Aly Raisman

Birth Day May 25th, 1994
Birth Place Needham, Massachusetts, U.S.
Age 29 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Gemini

About Aly Raisman 

Aly Raisman is a retired American artistic gymnast and a two-time Olympian who had the honor of serving as the captain for both the 2012 "Fierce Five" and 2016 "Final Five" U.S. women's Olympic gymnastics teams, leading them to victory in the team competitions. At the 2012 London Olympics, she made her mark by securing gold medals in the team and floor exercises, along with a bronze medal on the balance beam. Her outstanding performance earned her the distinction of being the most decorated American gymnast at the Games. In the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, she again won gold in the team event, joining teammate Gabby Douglas as the only American with back-to-back team gold medals. Raisman also clinched silver medals in the individual all-around and floor exercise, further solidifying her place as a remarkable gymnast. With a total of six Olympic medals, she currently ranks as the third-most decorated American gymnast in Olympic history, surpassed only by Shannon Miller and Simone Biles. Her success extends beyond the Olympics. She contributed to the gold-winning American teams at the 2011 and 2015 World Championships and earned a world bronze medal for her floor exercise performance in 2011. Additionally, she holds the titles of two-time national champion on floor exercise (2012, 2015), and 2012 national champion on balance beam, and has achieved five all-around medals at the national championships (silver in 2016, bronze in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2015). In recognition of her remarkable achievements, Raisman was inducted into the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 2013. Her memoir Fierce: How Competing for Myself Changed Everything was released in November 2017. In 2018, she appeared in the music video for the song Girls Like You by Maroon 5 (featuring Cardi B). Aly was featured in the 2017 Swimsuit edition of Sports Illustrated which was her debut as a solo artist in the magazine. 

Aly Raisman Early Life & Family

Aly Raisman, whose full name is Alexandra Rose Raisman, was born on May 25, 1994, in Needham, Massachusetts, USA. She holds American nationality and comes from an American-White ethnic background. Aly follows the Judaism faith. As of 2023, she has celebrated her 29th birthday, and her zodiac sign is Gemini based on her birth date. Her father, Rick Raisman, and her mother, Lynn Faber, who was a former high school gymnast, are her parents. Aly has three younger siblings: Brett Raisman (brother), Chloe Raisman (sister), and Madison Raisman (sister).

Aly Raisman completed her academic education at Needham High School, graduating in 2012. Due to her rigorous training schedule for the Olympics, she had to attend online classes during her senior year. Aly's gymnastics training took place at Exxcel Gymnastics and Climbing, as well as Brestyan's American Gymnastics Club.

Reitred American artistic gymnast, Aly Raisman

Aly Raisman Gymnast Career

  • Aly Raisman's lifelong journey in gymnastics began at the astonishing age of eighteen months, inspired by the remarkable performances of the "Magnificent Seven" U.S. women's team at the 1996 Summer Olympics, which she watched on VHS tapes. 
  • She commenced her training at Exxcel Gymnastics and Climbing, progressing through Level 8 before transitioning to Brestyan's American Gymnastics Club under the guidance of coaches Mihai and Silvia Brestyan. 
  • Despite her rigorous training, Raisman managed to complete her senior year through online classes while preparing for the Olympics, culminating in her graduation from Needham High School in 2012. 
  • In 2009, her competitive endeavors included the American Classic, where she achieved a commendable tenth place in the all-around with a score of 53.383, followed by the U.S. Classic where she secured twelfth place with a score of 54.050. 
  • The National Championships in Dallas witnessed Raisman's remarkable performance, earning her a commendable third place in the all-around with a combined score of 112.600 over two days. 
  • In the event finals, she showcased her prowess, claiming fifth place on the vault with a score of 29.650 and an impressive second place on the balance beam with a score of 28.950. 
  • Raisman's international triumphs extended to the Junior Pan American Championships in Aracaju, Brazil, where she significantly contributed to the American team's first-place victory, amassing scores of 14.950 on vault and 14.050 on the floor exercise. 
  • Individually, she secured a commendable third place in the all-around with a score of 56.200, while claiming first place on vault with a score of 14.700 and floor with a score of 14.400.
  • In 2010, she continued to make her mark in gymnastics. At the American Cup in Worcester, Massachusetts, she secured second place in the all-around with a score of 58.900, followed by a victory at the City of Jesolo Trophy in Jesolo, Italy, where she claimed the all-around title with a score of 57.650. 
  • In May, she competed at the Pacific Rim Championships in Melbourne, contributing to the gold medal-winning American team and earning second place in the all-around with a score of 58.250. 
  • In event finals, she showcased her skills, finishing seventh on uneven bars, second on balance beam, and second on floor exercise. The U.S. Classic in Chicago saw Raisman secure fifth place with a score of 55.700, while the National Championships in Hartford, Connecticut witnessed her remarkable performance, clinching third place in the all-around with a combined score of 115.650 over two days. 
  • In the event finals, she claimed third place on both the balance beam and floor exercise. The 2010 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Rotterdam highlighted Raisman's contribution to the American team's second-place finish, earning scores of 15.066 on vault, 14.333 on balance beam, and 14.500 on floor exercise. 
  • Individually, she placed thirteenth in the all-around final and fourth in the floor exercise final. In 2011, Raisman continued her success, placing third at the American Cup and the City of Jesolo Trophy. 
  • At the U.S. Classic, she emerged victorious in the all-around with a score of 57.250, followed by another impressive performance at the National Championships, where she secured third place in the all-around with a two-day combined score of 114.600. 
  • In the event finals, Raisman placed sixth on the balance beam and third on the floor exercise. The 2011 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Tokyo marked her role as team captain, contributing to the American team's first-place finish and earning fourth place in the all-around. In the event finals, she secured fourth place on the balance beam and third place on the floor exercise. 
  • In November of that year, Raisman decided to pursue a professional gymnastics career, forgoing her NCAA eligibility and signing with the Octagon sports management firm.
  • In 2012, she showcased her exceptional talent in gymnastics. At the American Cup in New York City, she secured second place with an impressive score of 60.823, followed by another strong performance at the City of Jesolo Trophy, where she finished second with a score of 59.050. 
  • The U.S. Classic in Chicago witnessed Raisman's triumph as she claimed the all-around title with a remarkable score of 60.350. Her exceptional performances continued at the National Championships in St. Louis, where she secured third place in the all-around with a two-day combined score of 120.950 and emerged victorious on the balance beam and floor exercise. 
  • Raisman's outstanding skills and consistency earned her a spot on the Olympic team after placing third all-around at the Olympic Trials. As the captain of the "Fierce Five," she helped the American team qualify for first place in the team final. 
  • In the individual events, she qualified for the all-around, beam, and floor finals. While she tied with Aliya Mustafina for the bronze medal in the all-around, Raisman lost in a tie-breaker and placed fourth. 
  • However, she made a comeback in the balance beam final, winning the bronze medal after a video review increased her difficulty score. 
  • In the floor final, she delivered a gold-medal-winning performance, scoring 15.600 and becoming the first American woman to win gold on the floor exercise. Her routine, set to "Hava Nagila," paid tribute to the Israeli Olympians killed in the 1972 Munich Olympics.
  • In 2012, she faced an injury during the Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastics Champions, falling off the uneven bars and bruising her knees. 
  • Despite the setback, she continued to make notable appearances. She had the honor of igniting the flame at the 2013 Maccabiah Games in Jerusalem. 
  • She briefly attended Babson College before returning to her professional gymnastics career. In 2014, Raisman made her comeback to gymnastics, participating in the October national training camp after a year of conditioning. 
  • She was named to the U.S. National Team and competed at the City of Jesolo Trophy, winning gold with the team and individual bronze medals in the all-around and floor exercise. 
  • Raisman's involvement in gymnastics extended beyond competing as she joined the board of Boston's bid committee for the 2024 Summer Olympics. 
  • In July 2015, she participated in the U.S. Classic, performing an Amanar vault and finishing fifth in the all-around. At the National Championships in August, Raisman placed third overall, demonstrating her strength on the floor exercise. 
  • She was then named to the national team and received an invitation to the World Championships selection camp. In 2016, Raisman competed at various events, including the City of Jesolo Trophy where she placed sixth in the all-around and won gold on floor exercise. 
  • She continued her success at the Pacific Rim Championships, winning team gold and individual silver in the all-around, balance beam, and gold on floor exercise. 
  • Raisman triumphed at the U.S. Classic, securing first place on vault and floor exercise, and placed second on balance beam.
  • At the National Championships, she finished second overall and placed second on beam and floor exercise. 
  • Raisman's outstanding performances at the Olympic Trials secured her a spot on the 2016 U.S. Olympic women's gymnastics team, where she served as a captain alongside her teammate Gabby Douglas.
  • Heading into the women's qualifications at the 2016 Summer Olympics, there was uncertainty about which gymnasts, Aly Raisman, Laurie Hernandez, or defending Olympic champion Gabby Douglas, would secure a chance to qualify for the all-around finals, as Simone Biles had already claimed the first spot. 
  • Raisman, considered weak on uneven bars, was expected to miss out on the opportunity, but strong performances in podium training and an injury to Hernandez resulted in Hernandez sitting out the bars, granting Raisman the chance to qualify. 
  • In the team final, she contributed to the U.S. team's first-place finish, defending the gold medal she had earned with the Fierce Five in 2012. 
  • Individually, she secured silver in the all-around final, scoring 60.098, and won a silver medal in the floor exercise final with a score of 15.500. 
  • With these medals, Raisman became the second most decorated American Olympic gymnast, earning praise for her performances and grace throughout the competition.

Aly Raisman Dating & Boyfriend

Aly Raisman, currently unmarried, is reported to be single and enjoying her life as a single individual. However, she has had a couple of relationships in the past. In 2016, she began dating American football tight end Colton Underwood after he asked her out during a live Q&A session with Yahoo. They publicly confirmed their relationship at the Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year event in December 2016. Nonetheless, they parted ways amicably in August 2017 after being together for over 6 months. During her time at Needham High School, Raisman dated her high school sweetheart, Jamie McGill, who was a lacrosse player at the school. They even attended prom together. Later, they split. Regrettably, it appears that Aly Raisman and Chris Evans were never romantically involved, disappointing fans. However, the two celebrities did have a delightful dog playdate in November 2020, which, in our opinion, is even more enjoyable than a romantic outing. She is straight when it comes to her sexuality. 

Aly Raisman and her ex-boyfriend, Colton Underwood

Aly Raisman Net Worth

With a net worth of $4 million as of 2023, retired artistic gymnast Aly Raisman continues to generate an annual income of approximately $500,000. Her primary source of wealth stems from her successful gymnastics career, supplemented by lucrative endorsement deals. Raisman has partnered with renowned brands such as Polo Ralph Lauren, Revision Skincare, Kellogg's, GK Elite Sportswear, and Got Milk? among others. Additionally, she has utilized her social media presence to promote Leesa Sleep. Raisman's star power has extended to television commercials, appearing in campaigns such as "The More You Know" and "Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastics." Enjoying a lavish lifestyle, she reaps the benefits of her substantial earnings.

Aly Raisman Height & Weight

Aly Raisman, a renowned gymnast, possesses a fit physique, standing at an ideal height of 5 ft 2 in or 157 cm and maintaining a balanced body weight of 52 kg or 115 lbs. She has captivating dark brown hair and eyes that add to her distinctive appearance. Aly's athletic body build is showcased by her body measurements of 36-26-35 in or 91.5-66-89 cm. Notably, she has a piercing stare and thick eyebrows that contribute to her unique features. In terms of clothing, Aly typically wears a dress size of 6 (US) or 38 (EU), or 10 (UK), with a bra size of 34B. Her shoe size is 6.5 (US) or 4 (UK) or 37 (EU). She has got a healthy body and she maintains her body a lot by doing frequent exercise. Aly Raisman follows a rigorous exercise routine, training 6 days a week for up to 7 hours a day. Her workouts focus on body balance and endurance, incorporating activities like treadmill running, floor exercises, toe raises, rope climbs, and boxing on her off days. She emphasizes body conditioning and does not engage in weightlifting. Aly maintains a healthy diet plan, including meals like grilled chicken breast, brown rice, vegetables, grilled salmon, whole wheat pasta, and Greek yogurt with cereal and banana for snacks. She drinks water based on her body's signals rather than keeping track of specific amounts.

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