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Jordan Chiles Biography, Age, Family, Career, Medals, Net Worth.

By MJR May26,2024
Jordan Chiles
Jordan Chiles

Jordan Lucella Elizabeth Chiles nicknamed Chick is a well-known American artistic gymnast. She is named after veteran basketball player Michael Jordan and her nickname is Chick. Jordan has been a member of the United States women’s national gymnastics team since the age of 12 years.

Chiles was part of the United States team that took silver at the 2020 Summer Olympics. She was also in the US team that won gold at the 2022 World Championships. At individual level, at the 2022 World Championships Jordan won silver medals in both vault and floor exercise.

Age and Birthday

Jordan come to the world on 15 April 2001 at Tualatin, Oregon in the United States. She is 23 years old as of 2024.

Height

Chiles is approximately 1.5 meters (4 feet 11 inches) tall.

Jordan Chiles Family

Jordan is a fruit of love between Timothy and Gina Chiles. She is the youngest in a five-sibling family. Her siblings are; sisters (Jazmin and Jade), and brothers (Tajmen and Tyrus).

Jordan Chiles Career

Chiles grew up in Vancouver, Washington. In 2008 while aged of six, she joined Naydenov Gymnastics where she proved to be naturally gifted. In just under a year, she competed as a level 4 gymnast. Proving her skillfulness, Chiles climbed up the levels winning a number of medals and by age of ten in 2012, she was at level 10 status.

Junior career (2013-16)

Chiles made her debut in Elite level in 2013 aged 11 at the America Classic and won the bronze medal in the all-round and silver on the vault. In 2014, she joined the Junior U.S. National Team for her international debut competition for City of Jesolo Trophy in Italy. Chiles was a key element as she won gold with her team and as well finished at position six on the vault. She later competed in the 2014 U.S. National Championships and finished position four in the all-round and won bronze in both the vault and the floor exercise.

At the 2015 US Classic, Chiles was eighth in the all-round and also won bronze on the uneven bars. During the 2015 U.S. National Championships the American star finished fourth in the all-round and won gold on the vault. In 2016, she was again selected to represent U.S. at the City of Jesolo Trophy and won the all-round title, qualifying to all four events and finishing second on uneven bars and first on vault.

Senior career (2017-present)

2017-2020

Jordan senior debut came at the American Classic but only competed on the balance beam and the uneven bars finishing fifth and fourth respectively. In August 2017, she competed at the U.S. National Championships where she finished second taking the silver medal. Consequently she was selected for the World Championships as the non-traveling alternate.

She made her senior international debut on 18 March 2018 at the Stuttgart World Cup finishing third and posting the competition’s highest scores on the floor and vault. On 8 April, Chile won team gold and bagged gold on the vault and floor exercise, and bronze on the balance beam at the Pacific Rim Championships. In August 2018, she competed at the National Championships and placed eleventh in the all-round, second on the vault, tenth on uneven bars, fourteenth on the balance beam and twenty-first on the floor exercise.

In June 2019, Chiles relocated to Spring, Texas to train together with her friend Simone Biles, an American gymnast and Olympic gold medalist at the World Champions Centre. At the July 2019 U.S Classic , she finished eleventh in the all-round , joint eighth on the uneven bars, twelfth on the balance beam and seventh on the floor exercise. Jordan did not compete in 2020 season following the COVID-19 pandemic.

2021-2023

In February 2021, Jordan became the first ever women’s all-round Winter Cup champion. At the Olympic Trials she finished third and consequently named in the U.S Olympic team for the delayed 2020 Tokyo games held 2022. The team which also included Simone Biles, Sunisa Lee and Grace McCallum won silver at the tournament.

During the 2022 World Championships held in Liverpool, England Chiles helped the USA qualify for the team final in position one. In the finals, she contributed scores on all the four apparatuses helping the U.S. team to win gold in sixth consecutive times.

In September 2023, Jordan was named as part of the U.S. team to compete at the 2023 Pan American games held in Santiago. She won gold with the team and took silver and bronze on the vault and all-round event respectively.

Jordan Chiles Medals

  • World Championships: Gold- Team, Silver- Vault and Floor exercise (Liverpool 2022)
  • Olympics: Silver- Team ( Tokyo 2020)
  • Pan American Games: Gold- Team, Silver- Vault, Bronze- All-round (Santiago 2023)
  • Pacific Rim Championships: Gold- Team, Vault and Floor exercise, Bronze- Balance beam

Jordan Chiles Net Worth

The gifted gymnast has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million as of 2024. Her main sources of wealth being gymnastics and endorsements.

By MJR

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