Accepting the news of miscarriage was initially hard for Dominique Dawes, but she had complete faith in God and currently, Dominique relishes her parenting duties with her newly-born twin babies.
Former American gymnast Dominique Dominique Margaux Dawes is the first African-American female athlete to secure an individual Olympic medal in artistic gymnastics. She is the recipient of the bronze team for her U.S. team at the Barcelona games in 1992.
Joy Of Welcoming Twins With Husband After Miscarriage
The 41-year-old former gymnast and her husband, Jeff Thomas, a Catholic school teacher by profession got engaged in December 2012. Just five months post the engagement; the duo exchanged wedding vows on 25 May 2013.
The pair welcomed their first daughter named Kateri who was born in 2014. A year apart, they were blessed with their youngest daughter, Quinn in 2015.
Dominique announced that she has suffered from a miscarriage on 3 February 2017. She was rushed to the hospital when she began to bleed heavily and was informed that her miscarriage was inevitable. But, she let the natural cause and process to take its time.
Dominique and her beau, Jeff with their children celebrate Easter on 2 April 2018 (Photo: Instagram)
But ending her nightmare complications, she shared that she is set to welcome her babies on 20 November 2017 on her 41st birthday. In January 2018, she gave birth to healthy twins and cherish her moment with her four children.
What Is Dominique Dawes' Net Worth?
Dominique has garnered the net worth of $2.5 million from her former career as a gymnast. She added a remunerative paycheck from her career victories that include her 1994 All-Around title at National Championships.
She further cemented her income winning the 1996 Atlanta games gold medal as “Magnificent Seven” where she performed floor exercise and grabbed the bronze medal. The International Olympic Committee IOC honored Dominique and 2000 Olympic Bronze medal team on 11 August 2010.
Just like her earnings, Dominique currently resides in the most luxurious house located at Silver Spring, Maryland. Her gymnastics commenced at an early age of six and started competing at the age of 10.
The former Gymnast was born on 20 November 1976 in Silver Spring, Maryland as per wiki. Dominique stands at the height of 1.57 m (5’ 2”) tall and belongs to Afro-American ethnicity.
She was raised by her parents, Don and Loretta Dawes along with her old sister, Danielle Dawes-Thompson, and a younger brother named Don Dawes, Jr. She and her sister, Danielle were sent to learn ballet and practice tap lessons by their mother, Loretta at a gymnast school, Wheaton Plaza.
Speaking of her education, Dominique attended Montgomery Blair High School. After attending Stanford University, Dominique completed her graduation from the University of Maryland