Known for movies

Short Info

Net Worth$5 million
Date Of BirthSeptember 13, 1942
SpouseMárta Károlyi
FactHas coached Nadia Comaneci, Mary Lou Retton, Julianne McNamara, Betty Okino, Kerri Strug & Dominique Moceanu


Béla Károlyi (born September 13, 1942) is a Romanian-American former gymnastics coach, best known for coaching Nadia Comaneci, Mary Lou Retton, and Kim Zmeskal, as well as being the head coach of the 1996 U.S. Olympic women’s gymnastics team, which won the gold medal.

Early Life

Béla Károlyi was born in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. His parents were both gymnasts. His sister, Eva, was also a gymnast. Károlyi began his gymnastics training at the age of six. He competed in the Romanian national championships from 1955 to 1962. He was a member of the Romanian national team from 1959 to 1962.

Career

Károlyi emigrated to the United States in 1981 with his wife, Márta. He became the head coach of the U.S. women’s gymnastics team in 1992. He coached the team at the 1992 Summer Olympics, where they won the bronze medal. He coached the team at the 1996 Summer Olympics, where they won the gold medal. He resigned as the head coach of the U.S. team in 2000.

Károlyi has also coached several individual gymnasts to Olympic and World Championship medals, including Nadia Comaneci, Mary Lou Retton, Kim Zmeskal, and Shannon Miller.

Net Worth

Béla Károlyi has a net worth of $5 million. He earned his fortune as a gymnastics coach. He has coached several Olympic and World Championship medalists, including Nadia Comaneci, Mary Lou Retton, Kim Zmeskal, and Shannon Miller.

Relationships

Béla Károlyi is married to Márta Károlyi. They have two daughters: Andrea and Gabriela.

Physical Characteristics

Béla Károlyi is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 160 pounds.

General Info

Full NameBéla Károlyi
Net Worth$5 million
Date Of BirthSeptember 13, 1942
ProfessionCoach

Family

SpouseMárta Károlyi
ChildrenAndrea Karolyi
ParentsNándor Károlyi, Irén Károlyi

Social profile links

Facts

#Fact
1Has coached Nadia Comaneci, Mary Lou Retton, Julianne McNamara, Betty Okino, Kerri Strug & Dominique Moceanu
2Has 1 daughter, Andrea
3Is Hungarian

Pictures

Movies

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Make It or Break It2010TV SeriesDmitri Beloff
Keserü igazság1986
Csempészek1959
Csigalépcsö1957
Teljes gözzel1951Balassa
Becsület és dicsöség1951

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Les grands reportages2016TV Series documentaryHimself, gymnastics coach
Today2007-2008TV SeriesHimself
USA Gymnastics: Behind the Team2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Anything to Win2006TV Series documentaryHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle2003Himself (as Bela Karolyi)
ESPN SportsCentury2002TV Series documentaryHimself
MTV Video Music Awards 19961996TV SpecialHimself
The 1995 Fox Rock 'N Roll Skating Championships1995TV MovieHimself
ABC's Wide World of Sports 30th Anniversary Special1991TV MovieHimself
ESPN Gymnastics: 1991 Women's World Championships1991TV MovieHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The O'Reilly Factor2008TV SeriesHimself - Former Gymnastics Coach
Wide World of Sports 35th Anniversary Special1996TV Movie documentaryHimself

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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