Gabby Douglas

LOS ANGELES - JUN 30: Gabby Douglas at the 2013 BET Awards at No

Birth Name: Gabrielle Christina Victoria Douglas

Place of Birth: Virginia Beach, Virginia

Date of Birth: December 31, 1995

Ethnicity: African-American

Gabby Douglas is an American artistic gymnast.

Gabby is the first African-American woman in history to become the individual all-around Olympic champion. She is also the first American gymnast to win gold in both the individual all-around and team competitions at the same Olympics. Along with Simone Biles, she is one of two American all-around champions to win multiple gold medals in a single Olympic Games.

Gabby is the daughter of Natalie Hawkins and Timothy Douglas.

Gabby’s maternal grandfather is the son of Theodore Frank Hawkins and Yniska Josephine Carter.

Source: Genealogy of Gabby Douglas –

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