Samantha Peszek Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Samantha Peszek Quick Info
Height 5 ft 1 in
Weight 50 kg
Date of Birth December 14, 1991
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Boyfriend Adam Nourafchan

Samantha Peszek is an American former artistic gymnast and sports broadcaster. As part of the United States women’s gymnastics team, she won a Gold medal at the 2007 Pan American Games, a Gold Medal at the 2007 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, and a Silver medal at the 2008 Olympic Games. After her elite career, she represented the UCLA Bruins college team and won the balance beam titles at the 2011 and 2015 NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Women’s Gymnastics Championships. Samantha announced her retirement in April 2015 after which she worked regularly as a TV commentator and broadcaster. She has also hosted a sports podcast titled I Have Cool Friends.

Born Name

Samantha Nicole Peszek

Nick Name

Sam

Samantha Peszek as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2020
Samantha Peszek as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2020 (Samantha Peszek / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Born Place

McCordsville, Vernon Township, Hancock County, Indiana, United States

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Samantha graduated from the Cathedral High School in Indianapolis in 2010. She then graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a degree in communications studies.

Occupation

Artistic Gymnast (Retired), Sports Broadcaster

Samantha Peszek as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2020
Samantha Peszek as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2020 (Samantha Peszek / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Ed Peszek (Former Wrestler and Hockey Player)
  • Mother – Luan Peszek (Sports Administrator, Former Gymnast)
  • Siblings – Jessica Peszek (Younger Sister) (Gymnast)

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 1 in or 155 cm

Weight

50 kg or 110 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Samantha has dated –

  1. Adam Nourafchan (2014-Present)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Samantha Peszek in an Instagram selfie as seen in January 2020
Samantha Peszek in an Instagram selfie as seen in January 2020 (Samantha Peszek / Instagram)

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Charming smile
  • Radiant face
  • Long, straight hair

Religion

Roman Catholicism

Samantha Peszek Favorite Things

  • SportspersonPeyton Manning
  • American Football Team – Indianapolis Colts
  • Gymnastics Apparatus – Balance Beam
  • Hobbies – Boating, Shopping, Drawing, Watching Movies
  • TV Series – Gossip Girl, 90210
  • Food – Sushi
  • School Subject – English
  • TV Channel – MTV

SourceUCLA Bruins, USA Gymnastics, Team USA

Samantha Peszek in an Instagram Post from February 2020
Samantha Peszek in an Instagram Post from February 2020 (Samantha Peszek / Instagram)

Samantha Peszek Facts

  1. When Samantha won the balance beam title at the 2011 NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championships, she became the 1st college gymnast in history to perform a standing backflip with a full twist on the beam.
  2. She was inducted into the ‘USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame’ in 2013.
  3. In February 2014, she recorded a perfect score of 10.0 at the ‘uneven bars’ event, during the UCLA vs Arizona State meet.
  4. At the 2015 NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championships, she was the joint-champion at the all-around event (where scores are accumulated for vault, uneven bars, balance beam, and floor exercise).
  5. In 2017, she launched Beam Queen Bootcamp, a training camp that helps young gymnasts with skills pertaining to the balance beam.

Featured Image by Samantha Peszek / Instagram

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