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Currently, Mary Lou Retton is 54 years, 10 months and 12 days old. Mary Lou Retton will celebrate 55rd birthday on a Tuesday 24th of January 2023. Below we countdown to Mary Lou Retton upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Mary Lou Retton|
|Age||52 years old|
|Born||January 24, 1968 (Fairmont, WV)|
Mary Lou Retton’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.
Mary Lou Retton was born in the Year of the Monkey. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Monkey thrive on having fun. They’re energetic, upbeat, and good at listening but lack self-control. They like being active and stimulated and enjoy pleasing self before pleasing others. They’re heart-breakers, not good at long-term relationships, morals are weak. Compatible with Rat or Dragon.
Became the first American woman to ever win the all-around gold medal at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles. She also won two silver medals and two bronze medals, making her one of the most popular U.S. athletes.
She attended Fairmont Senior High School but did not graduate. She competed at the 1984 Olympics her sophomore year of high school.
She moved to Houston, Texas to train under Bela and Marta Karolyi after being inspired by Nadia Comaneci at the 1976 Summer Olympics.
She married Shannon Kelly in December 1990; they had four daughters, including McKenna Kelley, who went on to compete for the LSU gymnastics team.
She and fellow American gymnast Carly Patterson have both won all-around gold medals at the Olympics.