Kailia Posey - Updated Sep 2023

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Kailia Posey

Kailia Posey was a young American talented gymnast, social media personality, contortionist, and circus performer. Kailia Posey gained further fame after competing in pageants and dance competitions.

Untimely Demise

This young talent was found dead on 2 May 2022 in Blaine, Washington. The Whatcom County Medical Examiner’s Office in Washington announced in a news release that she died by suicide at the young age of 16 years.

Her mother – Marcy Posey Gatterman – announced the news of Posey’s death on Facebook following the incident.

Days after Posey’s death, her family shared a statement with TMZ and confirmed that she had died by suicide. The Whatcom Community Foundation in Washington state has established a foundation in Posey’s name.

The Kailia Posey Teen Crisis Intervention Fund is established to help get much-needed resources to students in crisis.

Early Life

She was born on 19 April 2006 and she was 16 years old at the time of her demise on 2 May 2022. She was originally from Las Vegas, Nevada, and her zodiac sign was Aries.

Talking about her family, she has two brothers namely Kai and Nick. Likewise, her father’s name is Steve Gatterman and her mother is Marcy Posey Gatterman. She attended Lynden High School.

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Caption: Kailia Posey in childhood photos with her brother Kai. Source: Instagram

Kailia Posey – Body Measurements

She stood tall at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches and her weight was around 55 kgs. Likewise, Posey had brown hair and beautiful hazel green eyes. Moreover, this young talent had a chest-waist-hip body measurement of around 36-28-34 inches respectively.

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Caption: Kailia Posey shows her flexible body to her followers. Source: Instagram

Social Media

Kailia Posey is available on Instagram under the username @kailiaposey. As of May 2022, this profile has over 60.4k followers. The last post on this profile dates back to 23 April 2022.

Although no one updates this profile anymore, Posey’s Instagram account is still available to the public.

Kailia Posey – Career and Professional Life

Professionally, she is a contortionist, gymnast, and circus performer. She gained immense fame for appearing and competing in pageants and dance competitions. Likewise, people recognize her for her appearance in the series Toddlers & Tiaras. 

This late personality initially joined the social media sphere in early 2012. This was when Posey’s mother started to post photos on Instagram.

Then in the year 2015, Posey won the title of “Miss Spotlight West Coast” in the national pageant competition. This personality and Sarah-Jane Honeywell both are well-known dancers and contortionists.

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Caption: Kailia Posey helping a fellow contestant while getting ready at the UDQ. Source: Instagram

Kailia Posey – Personal Life

Kailia Posey was single at the time of her demise. Posey shared a number of photos on her Instagram profile with her male friends.

However, none of them was her lover. The beautiful and talented lady would have a number of people lining up to become her lover had she been alive today.

Net Worth

This late young gymnast had a net worth of around $600,00 to $800,000 US dollars.