Sunisa Lee Biography and Wiki
Sunisa Lee, born Sunisa Phabsomphou, is an American artistic gymnast famously recognized as the 2020 Olympic all-around champion and uneven bars bronze medalist. She was part of the teams that won gold at the 2019 World Championships and silver at the 2020 Olympic Games. Lee is the 9th most decorated American female gymnast.
Sunisa Lee Age and Birthday
Lee was born on March 9, 2003, in Saint Paul, Minnesota. She is 18 years old as of 2021. Her birth sign is Pisces. Sunisa turns 19 years old on March 9, 2022.
Sunisa Lee Height and Weight
Sunisa stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (Approx. 1.52 meters)tall and weighs 50kgs (112lbs).
Sunisa Lee Education
Lee began schooling as a gymnastic at the age of six at the Midwest Gymnastics Center in Little Canada, Minnesota. She later enrolled at South Saint Paul Secondary, a public high school in South St. Paul, Minnesota.
Sunisa then joined Auburn University, a public land-grant research university in Auburn, Alabama, on a gymnastics scholarship.
Sunisa Lee Family, Parents, Siblings
Sunisa is the proud daughter of John Lee(father) and Yeev Thoj(mother). Her mom served as a healthcare worker while John Lee became her father when she was two years old. She grew up in Saint Paul, Minnesota, alongside her three half-siblings, Evionn, Lucky, and Noah as well as Jonah and Shyenne, from her dad’s previous relationship.
Lee is the first Hmong-American Olympian. In Addition, her sister Evionn also competed in artistic gymnastics at the regional level. Further details regarding her family background will be updated soon when established.
Sunisa Lee Boyfriend, Is She Dating?
Moving on to her relationship affairs, the famed gymnast prefers keeping her love life private hence no record of her relationships is available to the public. It’s therefore not clear if the media personality is single or in a relationship. We are keeping tabs and we will update her partner’s details soon.
Sunisa Lee Net Worth
Sunisa Lee has an estimated net worth ranging from $1 million to $5 million as of 2021. This amount is from her extensive career as a gymnast among other investments.
Sunisa Lee Olympics
During the Olympic Games, Lee performed the all-around during qualifications and helped the USA qualify to the team final in second place behind the Russian Olympic Committee. At the all-around final, Lee recorded the highest uneven bars score of the day to win the gold medal. She is the sixth American champion in the event following Mary Lou Retton, Carly Patterson, Nastia Liukin, Gabby Douglas, and Simone Biles, and the first Asian champion of any nationality.
In Honor of her success, the governor of Minnesota, Tim Walz, as well as the mayor of St. Paul, Melvin Carter, declared Friday, July 30, 2021, to be “Sunisa Lee Day”