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Who is Nadia Comaneci?

Representatives play a significant role in creating a larger impact on society. Representatives may be of a small group, a community, a state, or even a country. No matter which group they are representing, it will always create a larger impact on the platform. The way the representative behaves or does his or her work will shape the mindset of the people in the same way.

Likewise, Nadia Comaneci is one of the greatest examples of a representative. Her action in the Olympics not only make the country proud but also gave place to the country on the world map. Nadia is one of the greatest gymnasts in history. She was the first gymnast to score a “Perfect Ten” during the “Asymmetric Bars.” It was during the “Montreal Olympic Games” in 1976. It was not just a one-time achievement but she achieved it six times. This made her the “Youngest All Around.” She succeeded to receive the “Olympic Gold Medal” at that time. She was only fourteen years old during that time.

Nadia even succeeded to make the female players appear strongest in the global sports scenario.  She not only represented her country but the whole female population of the world. Her achievement is proof that if you are dedicated to achieving something, nothing can stop you. Nadia is also known as the “Queen of Olympics.”

Quick Info
Full NameNadia Elena Comaneci
Date Of Birth12th November 1961
Birth PlaceOnesti
Parent(s)Gheorghe Comaneci and Stefania-Alexandrina
Age59 years
Net Worth$10 million.

Early Life

The birthplace of Nadia Comaneci is Onesti.  He came into the world on 12th November 1961. Her father’s name is Gheorghe Comaneci. He was a car mechanic. Her mother’s name is Stefania-Alexandrina. She used to work in a factory as a worker. She started her gymnastic training during her kindergarten. She was part of the group “Flacara(The Flame).” Nadia receives training from Munteanu and Duncan.  She continued her training further under Bela Karolyi. Bela was a world-famous gymnast from Romania.

Nadia ComaneciEducation

There are not many academic details of Nadia available. She went to the “Experimental Gymnastic School” of Bela Karolyi’s.


Nadia Comaneci competed for the first time in the “Romanian National Championships” in 1969. She succeeded to become 13th in the tournament. She became the youngest gymnast to win the “Romanian Nationals.” Nadia won the international competition for the first time in 1971. It was the “First All-Round title.” The team succeeded to win the “Gold medal.”

Likewise, the popularity of Nadia even increased a lot after she competed in the “Skein European Championships” in 1975. She succeeded to win “Gold” medals in all events but got the “Silver” medal in the “Floor Exercise.”  Nadia bagged a “Gold” medal in the “Romanian National Championships” in 1975. This not only made her the first Romanian gymnast to gain the “Gold” medal but also became the “Youngest Olympic Gymnastics.” No one has broken her record of being an all-around champion till now.

Nadia Comaneci won the “European World” title for the second time in all the categories in 1977.  She had to face a few downfalls in 1978. The same year, her parents divorced. She even became fourth even in the “Bars” during the “1978 World Championships.” But she was back on track in 1979. She won the “European All-Around” title for the third time in the year. Nadia was suffering from “blood poisoning” during the “1979 World Championships.” The team succeeded to win the “Gold” medal. The same year, she underwent surgery on the infected wrist. It was a minor surgery. It took him several days of recovery.

Nadia ComaneciDespite the achievement of Nadia, she was one of the Romanian gymnasts to stop traveling out of  Romania in 1981. Nadia declared her retirement from the competitions in 1984. Her last competition was in the “International Olympic Committee” in Bucharest. Then, she started coaching young gymnasts. She received citizenship in the US in 2001. Nadia had been promoting aerobics equipment and apparel of gymnastics. She is also into modeling and has been part of the commercials of wedding attires and jockey underwear.

Age, Height, and Weight

The full name of Nadia Comaneci is Nadia Elena Comaneci. Her nationality is Romanian. The current age of Nadia is 59 years. She has a short height of 5 feet 3 inches along with a complimentary weight of 45 kg. Nadia also belongs to the Romanian ethnicity.

Husband and Son

Nadia did an engagement with Baart Conner in 1994. Baart is also an “Olympic Gold Medalist” in 1994. The couple tied knots in 1996. The couple welcomed their son Dylan Paul Conner in 2006.

Nadia ComaneciSocial Media

Nadia Comaneci is active on social media platforms. She goes with the name of “comaneci10” with 90.6K followers and “Nadia Comaneci” on Twitter with 141.5K followers. His Facebook page “Nadia Comaneci” along with 249K followers. Nadia has shared a lot of glimpses of her achievement and performance on Instagram. She also shares her happy moments on Instagram.

Nadia Comaneci seems to be quite sharing the pictures and clips with her family. She also shares the picture of young Nadia time and Again. Nadia even tries to maintain the flexibility of her body through regular exercise. Her latest post on Instagram was of her splitting her leg on a bar with a smile on her face. It was the post of 3rd January 2021. Her Instagram and Facebook are synced. Her latest post was on the same day tweeting and sharing the photo with the message “Age is just a number…then…and now.” It is a collage photo of her young days and college days with the same pose.


Net worth

Nadia has been part of the sports fraternity for more than fifty years. She had won a lot of medals in the national and international tournaments. According to, she has an approximate net worth of $10 million.