While most of the people are gaining fame by acting, singing, and dancing, there is a name Nastia Liukin who has been able to grab the headlines with her incredible art of gymnastics. The aspiring American gymnast is best known for winning the Gold medal for the United States in the 2008 all-around individual gymnastics competition.
Career and Progression:
Nastia Liukin began her gymnastics career at the age of three. As her parents were gymnasts, she was always hanging around in the gym, and they were the major inspiration to her. The athlete competed in her first national championships as a junior in 2002, and she was one of the youngest junior gymnasts in the United States by 2003. The athlete became the 2008 Olympic individual all-around champion and in 2005 world champion on the uneven bars.
In addition to that, she tied Miller’s record as the American gymnast having won the most medals in a single no-boycotted Olympic Games. Afterward, the gymnast became the key member of the U.S. senior team and announced that she was returning to gymnastics with the hope of making a second Olympic team in 2011. Later, she attended New York University and graduated in 2016.
How Much is Nastia Liukin's Worth?
Along with her career as a professional gymnast, she portrayed notable roles in the movies including, 'Stick It,' 'Dancing with the Stars' and 'Carly Patterson: Life After Gold.' She owns an online gymnastic equipment store which has also helped to add up her salary. Based on some wiki sources, the gymnast has been able to raise her net worth counting 2 million dollars.
Nastia Liukin Finally Engaged her Long-Distance Boyfriend!
Everybody is familiar with her professional jobs, but people often wonder regarding her personal life. Let us reveal, Liukin was once claimed to be in a relationship with Evan Lysacek, an American figure skater, an American figure skater by People Magazine in 2010. But the allegations proved to be wrong when Lysacek conversed with Entertainment Tonight and stated that the two were nothing more than close friends.
However, the Olympic gold medalist has finally found a love of her life now. She got engaged to her long-distance boyfriend, Matt Lombardi who is a former Boston College hockey player and is the founder of the 'Venture Up.'
Caption: Nastia Liukin sweetly kissing her fiancé, Matt Lombardi on August 2017.
The gymnast announced her engagement through her Instagram account posting a photo of her ring and her future husband in the background captioning “So this just happened..”
Upon asked by E!News about her engagement and further plans, Nastia said,
“Matt proposed in Boston last night with a beautiful ring he designed himself. He told me we were going to celebrate together and to my surprise my parents, best friend and his family and best friend were waiting there to celebrate with us. We are both so excited for our future together."
Nastia and to be husband haven't revealed about their wedding plans so far. But it wouldn't be wrong to say the couple has already started weaving the dreams of their beautiful married relationship.
Nastia's Short Bio:
The Olympic Gold Medalist was born in Moscow, Russia. She was born in1989 that makes her age 27 and celebrates her birthday on October 30. The Russian American national belongs to the white ethnicity and has a proper height of 5 feet and 3 inches. She was born in the family of gymnasts and both of her parents; Valeri Liukin and Anna Kotchneva were champion gymnasts for the Soviet Union.