Who is Nile Wilson?
Nile Michael Wilson is a former eminent British artistic gymnast. He won an Olympic bronze medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics in the men’s horizontal bar. He was a world medalist as a member of the silver-medal-winning British team at the 2015 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, the first world men’s team medal in British gymnastics history. A five-time Commonwealth Games champion, in 2018 he won the all-around title and is a former European horizontal bar champion, the first Briton to win the title. Due to injuries, he announced in January 2021 his retirement from competitive gymnastics. And he is a winner of ITV’s Dancing on Ice on March 12, 2023.
He has a YouTube channel where he posts vlogs about his workouts, daily life, and gymnastics (Nile Wilson) where he has more than 1.51 million subscribers. Also, he has another channel with his father (Neil and Nile Vlogs) which has more than 171,000 subscribers.
Nike Wilson Career
An Early Career
In March 2014, he was crowned British Junior Champion and received the Young Sportsman male award at the Leeds Sports Awards. He went on and competed at the 2014 European Championships in May in Sofia, winning five gold medals to become the first British gymnast ever to win five gold medals at the European Junior Gymnastics Championships. He was then selected to compete for the England Commonwealth Games team, graduating to the senior level.
How Old Is Nile Wilson?
He is 27 years old as of March 2023, having been born on January 17, 1996, in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. Nile Wilson shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Jake Paul, Betty White (1922-2021), Muhammad Ali (1942-2016), Michelle Obama, Steve Harvey, and many more.
Nile Wilson Family
Who are Nile Wilson’s Parents?
He was born to Neil Wilson (Father) and Sally Wilson (Mother).
Does Nile Wilson have Siblings?
He has a sister by the name of Joanna.
Nile Wilson Education
He received his education at Farsley Farfield Primary School and Pudsey Grammar School.
Nile Wilson’s Marital Status
News on the internet shows that he is currently in a relationship with Hermione Wilson.
Nile Wilson Kids
He does not have any kids as of March 2023. In case there is new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
A Senior Career
A Career in the 2014 Commonwealth Games
He contributed a score of 86.607 at the 2014 Commonwealth Games for the England team to win the Team Gold and qualify second for the Individual all-around final, behind teammate Max Whitlock. He then won a bronze medal in the all-around final with a score of 87.965. In the Parallel bars last, he won silver with a score of 15.433 behind Scottish gymnast Daniel Purvis. He took his first individual Commonwealth gold in the Horizontal Bar final with a score of 14.966. His teammate Kristian Thomas took silver.
A Career in the 2015 World Championships
He went on and competed in Glasgow at the 2015 Gymnastics World Championships. He placed tenth in qualification with 88.365 but did not advance due to the two-per-country rule. Wilson then competed on three apparatus in the team final: Still Rings (14.933), Parallel Bars (15.033), and Horizontal bar (14.833), contributing to the team’s silver medal. Also, he qualified for the Parallel Bars final, placing 8th with a score of 15.233.
A Career in the 2016 Summer Olympics
On March 5, 2016, he competed at the AT&T America Cup. However, he struggled in the competition, thus receiving execution scores below eight on three apparatuses. However, he did receive the third-highest score on parallel bars, scoring 15.266. He came fifth overall with a score of 84.131. On July 12, 2016, he was named to the 2016 Olympic team along with Louis Smith, Max Whitlock, Kristian Thomas, and Brinn Bevan. He became the first British gymnast to win the bronze medal at the 2016 Olympics in the horizontal bar event with a score of 15.466.
A Career in the 2017 World Championships
In January 2017, he suffered an injury to his left ankle ligament while training, which required surgery. He thus recovered in time in order to compete in the 2017 Artistic Gymnastics World Championship where he finished sixth in the all-around final.
A Career in the 2018 Commonwealth Games
In 2018, he was selected to represent England and compete at the Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia. On April 5, he won a gold medal in the men’s artistic team all-around and qualified in first place for the individual all-around which he went on to win for his second gold medal. He went on and added a third gold on the horizontal bar, and won silver on the rings, and on the parallel bars. In February 2019, he underwent surgery on his neck to fix a bulging disc that was causing arm pain. And as a result, he missed a number of competitions that year, including the Birmingham World Cup and European Championships.
Career Retirement from Gymnastics
On January 14, 2021, he uploaded a video entitled “I’ve Retired from Gymnastics” to his YiuTube channel. In the video, he announced his official retirement from competitive gymnastics. In the video also, he cited health problems caused by gymnastics as the main factor in his retirement. Following his retirement from professional gymnastics, he has raised allegations of a culture of abuse within British gymnastics. He also informed BBC Sport that he waited until after his retirement to raise these allegations as he feared he would face professional consequences, including deselection from the British Olympic team if he spoke up whilst continuing to work as a professional gymnast. On March 12, 2023, he was announced as the winner of fifteen series of Dancing on Ice.
Nile Wilson Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 5 inches (1.65m) and a weight of 60kg (132 lbs).
Nile Wilson’s Salary and Net Worth
His salary is not mentioned on the internet but he has an estimated net worth of between $1 and $5 million.