Mckayla Maroney Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Family, Facts, Net Worth & More

McKayla Maroney

Full NameMcKayla Rose Maroney
Profession(s)Artistic Gymnast (Retired), Actress
Famous ForBeing one of the best artistic gymnasts at her time.
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 160 cm
in meters- 1.60 m
in feet inches- 5’ 3”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 55 kg
in pounds- 121 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)34-26-34
Eye ColorLight Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown
International DebutIn 2011 at the City of Jesolo Trophy in Jesolo, Italy
DisciplineWomen's artistic gymnastics
LevelSenior International Elite
CoachesArtur Akopyan (Head Coach)
Artur Akopyan, coach of McKayla Maroney
Galina Marinova (Assistant Coach)
Achievements 2012 Olympic Games, London
Gold (Team)
Silver (Vault)

2011 World Championships, Tokyo
Gold (Team)
Gold (Vault)

2013 World Championships, Antwerp
Gold (Vault)

City of Jesolo Trophy
Gold (Team, 2011)
Gold (Vault, 2011)
Gold (All-Around, 2011)
Gold (Team, 2012)
Gold (Vault, 2012)
Acting Career
DebutTelevision: Hart of Dixie (2012)
McKayla Maroney acted in this TV series
Personal Life
Date of BirthDecember 9, 1995
Age (as in 2018) 23 Years
BirthplaceAliso Viejo, California, United States
Zodiac sign/Sun signSagittarius
HometownLaguna Niguel, California
SchoolHome schooled
ReligionChristianity (Irish Catholic)
Address (Fan Mail)McKayla Maroney
All Olympia Gymnastics Center
12500 Beatrice Street
Los Angeles, CA 90066
HobbiesSinging, Acting, Listening to music
ControversyAfter retirement, she posted a dance video on Instagram wearing a thong and was not hacked. It caused controversy and many people criticized her who saw her as a role model. Later, she stated on Twitter that she is not a role model and wrote, “hey, im just doing me. if u want me to be a role model so bad, get inspired by how i give 0 f- and go do u.”
Relationships & More
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known
ParentsFather- Mike Maroney (was Quarterback for Purdue University)
McKayla Maroney with her father
Mother- Erin Maroney (was Figure skater)
McKayla Maroney with her mother
SiblingsBrothers- Kav Maroney
McKayla Maroney with her brother
Sister- Tarynn Maroney
McKayla Maroney with her sister
Favourite Things
TV ShowKeeping Up with the Kardashians
Artistic GymnastCarly Patterson
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)$1 million

McKayla Maroney

Some Lesser Known Facts About McKayla Maroney

  • Does McKayla Maroney smoke?: Not Known
  • Does McKayla Maroney drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • When she was growing up, she used to watch an animated film, Tarzan. She was inspired by the movie Tarzan to be a gymnast.
  • Her mother wanted her to be a gymnast. So, she was homeschooled and trained for the Gymnastics.
  • When she was only 13 years old, she performed at Visa Championship in Dallas, Texas.

  • In 2010, she took part in the Pan American Championships in Mexico and contributed a vault score of 15.933, a balance beam score of 13.866, a floor score of 14.500 and helped her team reach the first spot.
  • While performing her vault at the 2012 London Olympics, she performed Amanar at her first vault but at the second, she fell and consoled herself with the silver medal. After getting silver, she was photographed giving a brief disappointment look with her lips pouted on one side. That image went viral and became an Internet Phenomenon and Tumblr called it, “McKayla Maroney is not impressed.”

    McKayla Maroney and Barack Obama with not impressed meme

    McKayla Maroney and Barack Obama with the not impressed meme

  • Before the Summer Olympics 2012, she sustained a fall during a practice session in June 2012 and broke her toe of the right leg and fractured a shin. According to Maroney, the toe injury was so serious that it was technically a broken foot. During a surgery after the Olympics, she was told, “You probably will never wear heels again, let alone do gymnastics.”
  • Just after the Olympics 2012, Maroney got injured badly during an uneven bar dismount at the Kellogg’s tour in Ontario, California. An MRI disclosed that she bruised the tibia of her left leg. On September 13, 2012, she got two screws inserted in order to get the tibia recovered. However, she appeared at the finale of the tour at the VIP meet and greeted the session after the event.
  • On January 12, 2013, she served as one of the judges for the Miss America Pageant.
  • Maroney appeared in the music video, “Up in the Air” of the music band, “Thirty Seconds to Mars.”

  • On March 6, 2014, Maroney underwent knee surgery. She said that she was suffering from burnout and depression as well. In 2015, she returned to training but she could not perform as she used to.
  • In March 2015, she said in a YouTube video that she struggled with adrenal fatigue after the 2013 World Championships.
  • On February 24, 2016, due to her health reasons, she announced her retirement from competitive gymnastics.
  • In October 2018, she alleged that the USA gymnastics doctor, Larry Nassar repeatedly assaulted her sexually. Since the age of 13, she was being molested. Maroney came forward with her story under the #Me Too campaign on Twitter. In November 2016, Nassar was arrested and accused of molesting a minor throughout her career. He was found convicted and sentenced to 40 years to 175 years in prison. In December 2016, Maroney lodged a complaint against Michigan State University, the United States Olympic Committee, and the USA Gymnastics. The latter two were accused of covering up sexual abuse by asking Maroney to sign a $1.25 million confidential deal. Maroney had to agree and sign.
  • On May 16, 2018, It was announced that the victims of Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse would be awarded the Arthur Ashe Courage Award.  [1]Washington Post
  • McKayla is the tallest young lady on the US ladies’ tumbling group.
  • She once told a kid that she would become excessively taller with age, making it impossible to contend at the world-class level, due to heredity as her father is 6’3″. Fortunately, Maroney got her height trait from her mother, who is only 5’2″.


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