Laurie Hernandez

American artistic gymnast

Lauren Zoe "Laurie" Hernandez (born June 9, 2000) is an American artistic gymnast and actress. She competed as a member of the U.S. women's gymnastics team at the 2016 Summer Olympics, winning gold in the team event and silver on the balance beam.[3]

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Hernandez in Phoenix in July 2017

Personal information
Full name: Lauren Zoe Hernandez
Nickname(s): Laurie, Cutie, Human Emoji, Baby Shakira[1]
Country Represented:  United States
Height: 5 feet 0 inches (1.52 m)[2]
Discipline: WAG
Level: Senior International Elite
Years on National Team: 2012–2016
Club: Monmouth Gymnastics Academy (MG Elite)
Head coach(es): Maggie Haney
Assistant coach(es): Victoria Levine
Music: * Wasted by Margaret
  • Da Bop by WTF!
  • Skeletons by Drehz

In 2016, Hernandez won season 23 of Dancing with the Stars with partner Val Chmerkovskiy.

In 2017, Hernandez was on an episode of Stuck In The Middle and Sesame Street.


  1. Fincher, Julia (2016-07-16). "Who is... Laurie Hernandez". Retrieved August 13, 2016.
  2. "Laurie Hernandez". Retrieved August 12, 2016.
  3. Epstein, Sue; and Mishkin, Kate. Dating Reed Lindsey "N.J. town celebrates its new Olympian, gymnast Laurie Hernandez", NJ Advance Media for, July 11, 2016. Accessed July 12, 2016. "OLD BRIDGE — Laurie Hernandez, who won a spot on the U.S. Olympic gymnastics team Sunday night, is the talk of her hometown."

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