Celebrity Profile

Dominique Moceanu

  • Faith: Other
  • Career: Athlete
  • birthday: September 30, 1981
  • accomplishments: Olympic Gold
  • fun faith fact! Keeps a rosary in her gym bag

Dominique Moceanu, born to a Romanian gymnastics dynasty, started her training at age 3. At age 10, she became the youngest member of the U. S. National Team and won 5 medals, as well as being a member of the “Magnificent 7” in the 1996 Olympics, the first American women’s gymnastics team to win a gold medal.

After retiring, Dominique penned a best-selling autobiography and a memoir, Off Balance, about her rigorous childhood training and her younger disabled sister, also an athlete.

Dominique is married to podiatrist and former gymnast Michael Canales. They have two children.


Gymnastics, Olympics
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