Laurie Hernandez is best known for being a member of “The Final Five” the 2016 U.S. Olympic women’s gymnastics team. Laurie took home earlier this year an individual silver medal and team gold medal.
Following her success in Rio 2016, the outgoing Latina has been enjoying the spotlight. The 16-year-old can now be seen showing a new set of moves on DWTS. Laurie signed up for season 23 of the hit TV show and along with pro partner, Valentin Chmerkovskiy is one of the favorites to win this season’s, Mirror Ball trophy.
The gymnast was born Lauren Hernandez in 2000. Laurie hails from New Jersey. Laurie’s talent and charisma landed her a spot on this year’s Olympic Gymnast team. She became the youngest member of the U.S. women’s gymnastics team. She is the third of three children. Her parents are Anthony and Wanda Hernandez.
Laurie Hernandez began in gymnastics at age 6. By nine she attended the USA Gymnastics development camps. In 2015 she returned to action after injuries sidelined her in 2014. She performed in four competitions, where she earned medals in every event and an all-around gold. She failed to make the the U.S. team for the world championships because of her.
This year she made her debut as a senior gymnast and earned the bronze medal in the all-around at the City of Jesolo Trophy in Italy.
But enough about her notorious achievements, let’s get to the good stuff.
Laurie Hernandez who is not all too shy for a 16-year-old Olympic champ, has been pictured with a few fellas. She has ton of social media snaps, whether with a friend or just meeting a celeb. She is just too cute to realize she has reach stardom as well.
As for her love life we have a couple of theories. She is either single and just enjoying being a 16-year-old star or she has a boyfriend and is keeping him away from the public scene. We have to keep in mind is not easy to be a famous teen and go public with a romantic relationship.
What’s for sure is that Laurie Hernandez has been killing it on stage and her chemistry with Valentin is fiery.
As we keep on wondering who is Laurie’s beau, don’t miss another of her superb performances tonight.
Chech out Laurie on Instagram here.