Know About Katelyn Ohashi; Height, Age, Instagram, Parents, Boyfriend

Published Date: 11 Jul, 2019 Updated date: 03 Jul, 2020 By Celebs Podium

The American artistic gymnast, Katelyn Ohashi, age 22, is the winner of the 2011 junior national championship and 2013 American cup. She was recently awarded the ESPY Awards for the Best Viral Sports Moment.

Katelyn Ohashi started gymnastics since the young age of three. Since then, she has claimed many junior and senior championships to her name.

Katelyn Ohashi Bio: Age, Parents, Height

The 23-years-of-aged gymnast was born as Katelyn Michelle Ohashi on 12 April 1997 in Seattle, Washington, the United States. She is among the four children of her parents, Richard Ohashi and Diana Ohashi. Katelyn’s mother, Diana is a former high school gymnast. She is of German and Japanese descent from her parents’ side.

The young athlete shares a sibling bond with her three older brothers: Ryan, Kyle, and Kalen. She moved to Kansas City, Missouri with her mother and brother Kalen in 2006. Three years later, the family again relocated to Plano, Texas.


Katelyn Ohashi wishes birthday to her mother on 26 January 2019 (Picture: Katelyn’s Instagram)

Standing tall at the height of 5 feet and 1 inch (1.51 m), Katelyn attended Spring Creek Academy. She later graduated from Plano Senior High School in 2015. Subsequently, she attended the University of California, Los Angeles in the fall of 2015 and majored in gender studies in 2019.

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Katelyn’s Career; Olympics

Katelyn’s career-high came when she made her debut on the national gymnastics scene at the 2009 Junior Olympic National Championships. She later bagged silver medals in the all-around and on bars, beam, and floor at the junior division of the 2010 U.S. Classic in Chicago.

She became a junior national champion in 2011 and registered the American Cup win two years later. Katelyn left the gymnastic field till 2015 due to two torn shoulders and a spine injury that required surgery.

Watch Katelyn Ohashi’s viral floor routine of January 2019 (Picture: UCLA Gymnastics’ Twitter)

After the return, she dropped from elite competition back to Level 10. Katelyn then joined the UCLA Bruins gymnastics team for the 2015-2016 season.  She became trending on social platforms in January 2019 for her perfect 10 scores at the 2019 Collegiate Challenge. It was the fourth perfect 10 floor routine of her career.

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Does Katelyn Ohashi Have A Boyfriend?

Unlike her professional career, Katelyn tends to keep her relationship life concealed from the prying eyes. However, she has been sharing some glimpses of her dating life on Twitter.

Back in 2017, she congratulated her boyfriend on launching his clothing site. Nevertheless, she has not revealed the identity of her boyfriend.

Well, Ohashi is active in social media platforms, especially on Instagram and Twitter. She runs a blog site titled Behind The Madness, where she writes in order to attempt to answer her own questions about life.

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Some Interesting Facts About Katelyn Ohashi

  • Katelyn is the six-time All-American and a four-time member of USA Gymnastics’ Junior National Team.
  • She has been a victim of body shaming and recently gave a powerful speech about the topic after her ESPY Awards win on 11 July 2019.
  • Ohashi largely admires late boxer, Muhammad Ali.
  • She posed nude for the final edition of ESPN’s “The Body Issue,” which was released on 4 September 2019.
  • She involves in volunteering activities with Project Heal, a non-profit focused on recovery from eating disorders,
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