Katelyn Ohashi Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Adekunle Olanrewaju Jason
Jan 31, 2024 By Adekunle Olanrewaju Jason
Originally Published on Jun 23, 2022
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About Katelyn Ohashi

Did you know? Katelyn Ohashi has competed on uneven bars, balance beam, in a team, and floor routines.

Katelyn Ohashi won the bronze and gold medals on the balance beam. Ohashi has won eight gold, two bronze, and a few silver medals.

Katelyn Ohashi is a former artistic gymnast from Seattle, Washington. Her parents are Richard Ohashi and Diana Ohashi. She competed for the University of California, Los Angeles, in 2016. She was an active artistic gymnast between 2009 and 2019. Ohashi was a four-time member of the Junior National Team of USA Gymnastics and six-time All-American Team, winner of the 2013 American Cup and a junior national championship in 2011.

She got the perfect 10 scores in January 2019 at Collegiate Challenge, her career's fourth 10-floor routine. After this score, Ohashi gained global recognition on social media. Her floor routine consisted of trending dance elements. She has lived in Kansas City in Missouri and Plano, Texas. Keep reading for more information on her educational background, earnings, hobbies, and awards.

Katelyn Ohashi's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Katelyn Ohashi's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Katelyn Ohashi is approximately $500,000 as of 2022. She has gained this wealth through collegiate gymnastics. She has also gained popularity through social media platforms.

How much does Katelyn Ohashi earn per year?

Katelyn Ohashi's current income is not known. Her main source of earnings until 2021 was collegiate gymnastics. Katelyn Ohashi is currently working on projects based on family dynamics, body image, and mental health, which includes a short film.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Katelyn Ohashi?

Katelyn Ohashi is 4 ft 10 in (147 cm) in height.

How old is Katelyn Ohashi?

As of 2022, Katelyn Ohashi is 25 years old.

Childhood And Education

Katelyn Ohashi was born in Seattle, Washington, on April 12, 1997, to Diana Ohashi and Richard Ohashi with dark brown eyes and black hair.

Ohashi's zodiac sign is Aries. Her mother is a former high-school gymnast. She grew up with three older brothers, Kalen, Kyle, and Ryan. Katelyn Ohashi began her gymnastics training at the age of three. She moved to Kansas City with her mother and brother, Kalen. Three years later, they moved to Plano, Texas, to support Katelyn's training. Ohashi first went to Spring Creek Academy and later attended Plano Senior High School, graduating in 2015. In the fall of 2015, she started at the University of California, majoring in gender studies, and she graduated in 2019.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Katelyn Ohashi dating?

There is no information available about the dating life of Katelyn Ohashi.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Katelyn Ohashi from Seattle, Washington, is best known as an artistic gymnast. Ohashi has got career perfect 10.0 against UC Berkeley, UNC, Oklahoma, Oregon State, and San Jose State in 2017-18.

Ohashi started her collegiate profession with UCLA Bruins gymnastics in 2015-16. She received the title 'Pac-12 Freshman of the Week' four times. However, while competing against Arizona Wildcats, Katelyn Ohashi suffered an injury. Her balance beam's cap fell off, resulting in Ohashi landing on her neck, and she was out of the competition for about a month. Ohashi returned the next season and finished with first place in balance beam and a regular season. She also got two perfect 10s. Katelyn Ohashi improved the next season in 2018 with three perfect 10s in floor exercise for the first time in her career. Katelyn Ohashi was named 'PAC 12 Specialist Of The Year' after she got career-high scores in the all-around, vault, and uneven bars.

Ohashi performed a Michael Jackson-themed gymnastics and received the title of 'PAC-12 Gymnastics Championship' in the floor division in 2018. This performance received a lot of recognition on YouTube with millions of likes and views. Her 'thriller handclap' and mid-routine moonwalk received a lot of appreciation. After this recognition, she won two nationals and the floor title. Ohashi performed a pop and R&B medley at the Collegiate Challenge in 2019, earning her next perfect 10s. Like her previous competition, this event was highly shared on social media platforms. Her performance featured some of the famous songs like 'I Want You Back' by Jackson 5, 'September' by Earth, Wind & Fire, 'Proud Mary' by Tina Turner, and 'The Way You Make Me Feel' by Michael Jackson. Ohashi's debut performance of her famous routine was against Nebraska. After receiving fame, she performed the medley again.

Katelyn Ohashi initially trained at the Great American Gymnastics Express with Al Fong in Missouri in 2009.

Ohashi competed at the Junior Olympic National Championships in 2009 in her debut competition. She won first place in floor exercise, tied for seventh place in the vault event, fourth in all-round, and second on uneven bars. In the same year, she got ninth place in all-around, fifth on the balance beam and fourth for floor title in the junior division at the US Classic. She was qualified for National Championships and won a silver medal for floor exercise. She was named into the junior national team. After moving to Plano, Texas, Ohashi began training at the World Olympic Gymnastics Academy. Ohashi won silver medals for uneven bars, floor, and beam at the US Classic's junior division in 2010. In the same year, she reached the National Championships and won silver and gold medals at Bumbo Cup in South Africa.

Ohashi helped her US team win the City of Jesolo Trophy and won individual gold for the floor in 2011. She also beat Kyla Ross, the defending champion at the 2011 National Championships. Ohashi was awarded a silver medal at the US Classic for beam. In 2013, she competed in the senior division. Ohashi defeated Simone Biles, her US teammate, winning the 2013 American cup. However, in April that year, she suffered a shoulder injury. Ohashi again had a spine injury and two torn shoulders and went through surgery. She missed competitions until 2015. Ohashi then dropped down to Level 10 from the elite competition. She returned to the Texas Prime Meet, performing floor, beam, and vault in 2015. In the same year, Ohashi was then seen in Colorado springs competing at Pikes Peak Cup and got second place in the vault final.

Charity Work

While at UCLA, Katelyn Ohashi spearheaded a Bruin shelter fundraiser, which is a shelter run by students for homeless students of the UCLA. She volunteered for the non-profit program focusing on eating disorder recovery named Project Heal.

What awards has Katelyn Ohashi won?

In her Junior year, between 2009 and 2012, Katelyn Ohashi won 11 silver medals every year and 21 gold medals in 2010, 2011, and 2012. She received three bronze medals in 2009 and 2011. In he senior year, she won a gold medal for an all-around event. Between 2016 and 2019, Katelyn Ohashi took part in four PAC-12 Championships and four NCAA Championships. She won eight gold medals, one silver, and four bronze.

Katelyn Ohashi's Hobbies And Interests

Katelyn Ohashi also enjoys writing poetry and taking photographs. Ohashi also has her own website where she posts articles on various topics, including body image and gender equality.

Other Interesting Katelyn Ohashi Facts And Trivia

  • Katelyn Ohashi has more than one million followers on Instagram with 915 posts.
  • Did you know? Katelyn Ohashi joined Twitter in Match 2012. She has more than 159,000 followers on her Twitter account.
  • Katelyn has a pet cat named bonnie. She has also created an Instagram account with more than 1,500 followers.
  • Did you know? Her inspiration is Muhammad Ali.
  • Katelyn Ohashi wanted to compete at the Olympics. However, she missed the 2012 Olympics due to an age cut-off by a few months.
  • Katelyn Ohashi retired on April 20, 2019. However, she was recently seen in the 'Gold Over America Tour' by Simone Biles in 2021.
  • Katelyn worked with Antonia Marakova, a choreographer, for her performances. She has also worked with about seven coaches.
  • Katelyn Ohashi currently resides in San Francisco, California.

Main image credit: Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.

Katelyn Ohashi Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Date of Birth

1997-04-11

Nationality

American

Place of Birth

Seattle

Age

Height

147 cm

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Occupation

Gymnast

Net Worth

500000

Parents

Diana Ohashi, Richard Ohashi

Siblings

Ryan, Kalen, Kyle
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Written by Adekunle Olanrewaju Jason

Bachelor of Science specializing in Mass Communication.

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