Gabby Douglas was born in a hospital on December 31, 1995 in Newport News, Virginia to Timothy Douglas and Natalie Hawkins-Douglas
The Douglas Family included three siblings. Her two sister's names are Joyelle Douglas and Arielle Douglas, and her brother's name is Johnathan Douglas. Gabby Douglas was the youngest child in the family.
Gabby Douglas took her first gymnastics class at the age of 6 because her sister convinced her mom to enroll her.
Gabby Douglas won the Virginia State Gymnastics Championship at age 8
Gabby Douglas is the fourth gymnast in American history to be honored with the Associated Press's Award, Female Athlete of the Year.
Gabby Douglas won a gold medal at the Summer Olympics in 2012 and 2016.The charity that Gabby Douglas is involved in is Women's Sports Foundation.Gabby Douglas is currently taking a break from gymnastics but not giving up on gymnastics. Gabby Douglas will not be competing in the 2020 Olympics.