Dominique Dawes Net Worth is $2, 5 Million
Nicknames: Dominique Margaux Dawes-Thompson; Awesome Dawesome
Date of birth: the 20th of November, 1976
Profession: former gymnast
Nationality: United States of America
Source of wealth: sports, television
How Much is Dominique Dawes Worth?
Dominique Dawes is a celebrated artistic gymnast with a net worth of $2, 5 million. She earned her wealth through payments she had got as the leading US gymnast. Having retired from pro sports in early 2000s, she continued to increase her wealth, serving as the President of Women's Sports Federation (in 2004-2006) and as the actress and model.
Dawes earned numerous accolades, which turned her back in cash during her years in sports. She used to be the member of American national team within long 10 years. During that time Dawes participated in three medal-winning teams. She was the member of gymnastics national team at the Olympic Games in Barcelona, where as the part of the team she won the bronze medal. In 2000 she competed at Olympic Games in Sydney and also won the bronze medel.
Probably, her most successful Olympic Games experience was in 1996. Then Dominique Dawes was the part of a successful US team, named “Magnificent Seven”. Alongside such bright gymnastic stars as Shannon Miller, Kerri Strug and 4 other participants, Dawes won the Olympic Gold medal in Atlanta, 1996. Then Dawes was nicknamed as “Awesome Dawesome”. She has also become an individual star of the Games, having won a medal.
Even after the end of her super-successful career in artistic gymnastics, Dominique Dawes moved her path to television. She has appeared in music videos of the singers Prince and Missy Elliott. But how did she start her way on top?
Dominique Dawes Way On Top and First House
The future Olympic star Dominique Dawes grew up in Silver Spring, MD. Just have a look at the house, where Dominique spent her early years with her parents, Don and Loretta, and two siblings, who were busy in gymnastics too.
When Dawes turned 6, her parents took the girl to a tumbling class. After that her parents transferred Dominique to Marva Teens gymnastics club, where she had made her first steps to stardom.
Nowadays Dominique Dawes resides in Silver Spring with her husband and daughter