|Ashton Locklear Quick Info
|5 ft 4 in
|Date of Birth
|January 13, 1998
Ashton Locklear is an American retired artistic gymnast, YouTuber, and social media personality who is best known for having been a member of the gold-medal-winning United States team at the 2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships and she has also been a 2-time national champion on the uneven bars in 2014 and 2016. Moreover, she has branched out as a social media star as well and has accrued more than 500k followers on Instagram, more than 50k followers on Twitter, and more than 25k subscribers on YouTube.
Ashton Taylor Locklear
Lumberton, Robeson County, North Carolina, United States
Spring, Harris County, Texas, United States
Ashton Locklear was homeschooled until 11th grade. Also, she has trained at KPAC (Kristie Phillips Athletic Center) in Lake Norman as well as at Everest Gymnastics in Huntersville, North Carolina, United States.
Retired Gymnast, YouTuber, Social Media Personality
- Father – Terry Locklear
- Mother – Carrie Locklear
- Siblings – Angelia (Older Sister) (Gymnast)
Ashton Locklear is managed by Jackie Jacobs.
Women’s Artistic Gymnastics
5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm
55 kg or 121 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Ashton Locklear has Native American roots and is also a member of the Lumbee Tribe.
Light Brown (Natural)
- Pierced ears
- Pouty lips
- Arched eyebrows
Ashton Locklear was chosen as the Nike N7 ambassador in 2017.
She has either endorsed or promoted a couple of brands through social media which include the likes of Pacsun, Adidas Originals, and GOAT.
Ashton Locklear Favorite Things
- Season – Summer
Source – YouTube
Ashton Locklear Facts
- As she watched her older sister flourish as a gymnast, it somewhat inspired her to pursue a career in the same field too. Ashton Locklear was also inspired to start competing in gymnastics competitions after she watched the 2000 Olympics on television.
- Initially, she trained in trampolining but later shifted to artistic gymnastics and eventually mastered the art.
- In the year 2013, Ashton Locklear participated at the Nastia Liukin Cup and was ranked at the 7th spot in the all-around and on balance beam, at the 1st spot on uneven bars, and at 9th spot on floor exercise.
- She suffered a stress fracture in her back in 2013 and that made her stop competing on the floor exercise and vault.
- She beat Kyla Ross to win the Secret U.S. Classic on the uneven bars with a score of 15.700 in the year 2014.
- Ashton Locklear became the national champion on the uneven bars at the P&G Championships in August 2014.
- At the Pan American Championships in Mississauga, Ontario in 2014, she, along with her teammates MyKayla Skinner, Maggie Nichols, Madison Desch, Amelia Hundley, and Madison Kocian, won the team gold medal.
- Ashton Locklear joined YouTube with her eponymous channel on January 22, 2017.
- In July 2018, she confirmed via Instagram that she has been one of the many individuals who were s*xually abused by former USA Gymnastics national team doctor and an osteopathic physician at Michigan State University, Larry Nassar.
- She announced her retirement from artistic gymnastics via Twitter on May 16, 2019.
Featured Image by Ashton Locklear / Instagram