Mary Lou Retton Net Worth, Family Tree, Parents, Husband, Children

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Mary Lou Retton is an American retired gymnast. Mary Lou Retton Net Worth, Family Life, Parents, Husband and more updated in this article.She was the first American woman to win the Olympic gymnastics gold medal in the all-around competition.She was given the American Academy of Achievement’s Golden Plate Award in 1985 by General Chuck Yeager, a member of the Awards Council.

Currently Mary Lou Retton is battling for her life in an ICU in a Texas hospital. According to reports, she has a rare kind of pneumonia. She has spent more than a week receiving treatment in the ICU and is unable to breathe on her own.Her daughter McKenna Kelley notified her on Tuesday that the former gymnast is not covered by health insurance.

Mary Lou Retton Biography

Real NameMary Lou Retton
Birthdate24 January 1968
Age (2023)55 years
Place of BirthFairmont, West Virginia, United States
EthnicityAmerican White
Marital Status Married
Spouse/PartnerShannon Kelley
ChildrenMcKenna Lane Kelley, Skyla Brae Kelley, Shayla Rae Kelley, Emma Jean Kelley
Father NameRonnie Retton
Mother NameLois Retton
EducationHigh School
ProfessionAmerican retired gymnast
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Mary Lou Retton Early Life and Education

Mary Lou Retton was Born on 24 January 1968 in Fairmont, West Virginia, United States.She went to Fairmont Senior High School, but she didn’t graduate.During her second year of high school, she participated in the Olympic Games in Los Angeles, California.

Mary Lou Retton Family, Parents

Mary Lou Retton Parents are Ronnie Retton and Lois Retton.Her Father Ronnie Retton run coal-industry transportation equipment business and her mother is a house wife.As per report she has four siblings but their name is not known yet.

Mary Lou Retton Husband and Children

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Mary Lou Retton married with Shannon Kelley.Her husband is now works for the Houston Baptist University athletic department.Together they have four daughters: Shayla (born 1995), McKenna (born 1997), Skyla (born 2000), and Emma (born 2002).

Mary Lou Retton Net Worth

Mary Lou Retton has an estimated Net Worth of $8 Million in 2024.She earned a $1 million reward for her Olympic gold from the U.S. Olympic Committee.Her primary source of earning comes from her career as Sports person, Endorsments and spokeswoman.Retton has many commercial endorsements, including bowling and shampoo.

NameMary Lou Retton
Net Worth$8 Million
Income / SalaryWill Update
Income SourceSports and Endorsments
Last Update2024
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Mary Lou Retton Career and Achivements

Retton won a gold medal in the women’s all-around at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles after scoring a perfect 10 in the vault, the competition’s final event. It was the first time in Olympic history that a female gymnast from outside of Eastern Europe won the all-around title. In individual and team contests, Retton also won two silver and two bronze medals.

Mary Retton’s positive attitude brought her numerous commercial endorsements, including a spot on the top of a Wheaties cereal box. After earning her third American Cup victory in 1985, she retired from gymnastics and was inducted into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame in 1997.

Mary Lou Retton Movies and Tv Shows Appearances

ABC Funfit; hosted a series of five-minute segments on physical fitness.-1985
Scrooged; as herself. – 1988
Knots Landing; as herself in the episode “Letting Go”.- 1992
Baywatch; in the episode “The Child Inside”. – 1993
An Evening at the Improv; as herself.- 1994
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult; as herself. – 1994
Mary Lou’s Flip Flop Shop.– 2002
Glee; in the episode “Grilled Cheesus”– 2010
RadioShack Super Bowl XLVIII commercial “The ’80s Called”; cameo appearance.-2014
Appeared as a contestant on 27th season of Dancing with the Stars, partnered with Sasha Farber. – 2018

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FAQ About Mary Lou Retton

How many Children Mary Lou Retton Have?

Mary Lou Retton have four daughters: Shayla (born 1995), McKenna (born 1997), Skyla (born 2000), and Emma (born 2002)

What is Mary Lou Retton Net Worth?

Mary Lou Retton Net Worth is $8 Million.