Mary Lou Retton Net Worth
Mary Lou Retton net worth: Mary Lou Retton is an American former professional gymnast who has a net worth of $8 million. Mary Lou Retton is is probably most famous for winning a gold medal at the 1984 summer Olympics games in Los Angeles. Mary Lour was born on January 24, 1968. Like most future professional gymnasts, Mary Lou began her career at a very young age. As a child, Retton moved to from her hometown in West Virginia to Houston, Texas without her parents in order to train in gymnastics under the famous Romanian coaches Béla and Márta Károlyi. The Károlyis had recently defected from their home country of Romania to the United States. It was even during Mary Lou's sophomore year of high school that she participated in the summer Olympic games. At those games she won the Gold medal for the All-Around event, two Silver medals and two Bronze medals. After the Olympics, Retton stayed in the public eye in a variety of ways, perhaps most notably as a supporter of the Regan administration. She also also went on to attend the University of Texas at Austin and appeared in many TV commercials.