Greg Louganis: Family, Spouse, Children, Dating, Net Worth, Nationality and More

Biography - A Short Wiki

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Greg Louganis is an American Olympic diver whose real name is Gregory Efthimios Louganis. He is as well an activist, actor, and author, and at some point, he became a coach for fellow divers. In his diving career, he has won the various medal. He has been ranked as the best American diver and also one of the greatest in diving history.

Career Highlights

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Louganis started to be coached by Dr. Sammy Lee, and, at the age of 16, he participated in the 1976 Summer Olympics, where he finished second being led by Klaus Dibiasi. Dibiasi retired after two years, and Louganis took the championship with the help of his new coach, Ron O’Brien. He participated in 1982 world championships, where he won various titles. He later participated in the 1984 Olympics at Los Angeles, where he won a gold medal, and in 1986 he won two more championships.

Family and Personal Life

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Louganis is openly gay and had a relationship with R. James Babbitt, although the relationship was abusive and took 80% of his earnings. Babbitt even raped him in 1983, and later, he was diagnosed with HIV in 1988, which he contracted from Babbitt. He began taking antiretroviral drugs, which he took after every four hours.

Family Information
Wife's/Spouse's NameJohnny Chaillot (m. 2013)
Children/KidsNo
Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)N/A
Civil StatusMarried

Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts

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More Interesting Facts
Full/Real NameGregory Efthimios Louganis
Gender (Biological)Male
Age (as of today)62 years
Date of BirthJanuary 29, 1960
Place of BirthEl Cajon California
NationalityAmerican
Height1.75 m, 5 feet 9 inches
Weight73 kg, 161 lbs
Net Worth / Wealth$1 Million
OccupationOlympic Diver

Height, Weight, and Age

Greg Louganis' height is pretty average measuring 1.75 m. Boasting a weight of 73 kg. Being born on January 29, 1960, translates to an age of 62 years as of todays date (August 20, 2022).

Quotes

In sports, people reach their peak very early. You have to move on. I don’t know if I will ever surpass what I did at the Olympics, but I’m still doing the work I always wanted to do.

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When you’re a kid growing up, and you think you’re gay, you know that you’re different; you’re often teased and it can really destroy your self-esteem. But sports can be great for building self-esteem.

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People who were close to me – family and friends – they knew about my sexuality.

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The Games are just a nice, positive way to build friendships, camaraderie and, of course, self-esteem. Plus, the Games are a great opportunity for people to participate in sports who normally wouldn’t.

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I’ve learned at the book signings that everyone has obstacles.

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