Daniela Silivas Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Akinwalere Olaleye
Feb 20, 2024 By Akinwalere Olaleye
Originally Published on May 16, 2022
Discover all the fun facts about Daniela Silivas including her birthday, net worth, and other facts.
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About Daniela Silivas

Daniela Silivas is a former artistic gymnast from Romania.
Daniela Viorica Silivas-Harper is the full name of the Romanian gymnast named Daniela Silivas. She is very popular for winning medals at every event in one Olympics.
Born on May 9, 1972, Daniela Silivas is the winner of six medals including three gold medals, two silver medals, and one bronze medal in Seoul at the 1988 Summer Games.

Daniela Silivas’ Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Daniela Silivas’ net worth?

Daniela Silivas earned her net worth through her gymnastics career, both competing and coaching. Daniela Silivas has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.

How much does Daniela Silivas earn per year?

Daniela Silivas is a popular gymnast and a gymnastics coach. She has a net worth of approximately $1.5 million however her annual income is unknown.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Daniela Silivas?

Daniela Silivas is nearly 4 ft 9 in (145 cm) tall.

How old is Daniela Silivas?

Born on May 9, 1972, in Deva, Romania, Silivas celebrated her 50th birthday in the year 2022.

Childhood And Education

Daniela was born in Deva, Romania on May 9, 1972.
Silivas was coached by Bela Karolyi when she was only six years old till the year 1981.
Daniela Silivas was the winner of her school championships in 1980 and later winner in the years 1981 and 1982 as Romanian junior national champion.
Later in the year 1984, she competed in Junior European Championships and won a silver medal for floor exercise titles.
In the same year for Junior Friendship Tournament, Daniela Silivas won golds for all-around and uneven bars.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Daniela Silivas’ partner?

Daniela Silivas got married to Scott Harper in the year 2003. Scott is a graduate of sports management and he lives in Atlanta. The couple have three children together, two sons named Jadan Scott and Rylan Bryce Harper and a daughter named Ava Luciana.
Jadan Scott was born on April 8, 2004, Rylan Bryce Harper was born in October 2009, and Ava Luciana was born on November 8, 2005.
The family resides in Marietta, Georgia.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Romanian Gymnastics Federation changed Silivas' birth year to make her eligible for World Championships in Montreal. Although the Romanian gymnast claims she was never consulted for the same.
Daniela was just 13 years old in 1985 but she scored a perfect 10. This brought a huge change in her life and she was now the leader of the Romanian team.
In 1985, Daniela defeated the reigning Olympic Champion named Ecaterina Szabo.
Later in the 1987 worlds, Silivas proved herself as a leader by winning the team title by defeating the Soviet team.
She won gold medals for floor exercise and on the uneven bars.
In the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, Daniela Silivas competed in six different categories and brought home a medal for each.
Shushunova was her biggest competition in the Olympics who was a powerhouse and tumbler.
Both Shushunova and Silivas scored 10.0 on the floor. Silivas had a perfect score in uneven bars and Shushunova had the same in Vault.
In the final rotation, Daniela Silivas scored 9.950 yet received second place as Shushunova was 0.025 ahead of her.
According to International Gymnast, Daniela Silivas was clearly upset when she saw Shushnova's scores at the medal ceremony but she did not argue the results publicly and showed great sportsman spirit.
In the year 1989, Daniela Silivas was competing in Romanian Revolution but during the closure of the Deva National Training Center, she suffered from a knee injury.
Later Daniela Silivas had knee surgery but continued to compete in 1989. But unfortunately, the National Training Center in Deva was closed and this seemed to be an end but was actually the beginning of another journey.
Daniela Silivas retired and moved to the United States of America, to the city of Atlanta in the year 1991. Later in 2002, her name was part of the Gymnastics Hall of Fame and she is still the youngest gymnast to receive such an honor.
Now Daniela Silivas is a full-time gymnastics coach in Sandy Springs, Georgia with her husband and three kids in hope that someday her record can be beaten by her students.

What awards has Daniela Silivas won?

For athletes and gymnasts, their medals are their awards and their rewards. Daniela has won three gold medals for uneven bars, balance beam, and floor exercise in the 1988 Seoul Olympic games. Silivas also won two silvers in the same game for team and all-around categories, lastly, she won a bronze for vault. Silivas won a medal for every event she was part of.
Besides this, Daniela Silivas has won seven gold medals in World Championships and five gold medals in European Championships. Two silver medals for both World Championship and Final Cup, also three silver medals for Championship in Europe. Silivas is also a bronze medal holder, she won one bronze medal in 1987 Rotterdam, another in 1986 Beijing, and two bronze medlas for 1985 and 1989 for Helsinki and Brussels respectively.
Daniela Silivas was inducted into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame in the year 2002.
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Daniela Silivas Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

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Daniela Viorica Silivas Harper

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Written by Akinwalere Olaleye

Bachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature

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Akinwalere OlaleyeBachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature

As a highly motivated, detail-oriented, and energetic individual, Olaleye's expertise lies in administrative and management operations. With extensive knowledge as an Editor and Communications Analyst, Olaleye excels in editing, writing, and media relations. Her commitment to upholding professional ethics and driving organizational growth sets her apart. She has a bachelor's degree in English Literature from the University of Benin, Edo State. 

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