Yul Moldauer is an American artistic gymnast and athlete. Yul Moldauer represented the United States at the 2020 Summer Olympics.
Table of Biography
Yul Moldauer was born on August 26, 1996. His birthplace is Seoul, South Korea. Presently, he is 25 years old and his birth sign is Virgo. He was born named Kyung-Tae. His full name is Yul Kyung-Tae Moldauer. Before he was a year old, Peter Moldauer and Orsa Moldauer adopted him and named him Yul after the actor Yul Brynner.
As his biological mother was chemically dependent, his adoptive father was told he might not develop into a “productive adult.” Yul has three siblings, Leah, Sorcha, and Sundo. This personality grew up on a farm in Colorado and attended Golden High School.
Career and Professional Life
At age 7, he joined a local gym offering a free tryout, and at age 10, he joined 5280 Gymnastics, where he was coached by the Artemev family. In the next few years, he began winning state and regional meets and eventually won a place on the Junior National Team. Yul was a member of the gymnastics team at the University of Oklahoma where he graduated in May 2020 with a degree in communications.
Yul has received 2 awards. In the year 2018, USA Gymnastics named him the 2018 Male Athlete of the Year. Similarly, in April 2019, he was presented with the Nissen Emery Award, an annual prize given to the top male gymnast in the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
Likewise, in the year 2014, he won the junior title on the pommel horse at the U.S. National Championships. He won the gold medal in the 18-year-old age division at the Junior Olympic National Championships the following year. Moreover, he won his first NCAA all-around title in the year 2016.
This personality competed at the 2017 Winter Cup. And, he won gold in the all-around, rings and parallel bars, and silver on floor and vault. Later that year, Yul became the NCAA champion on the floor exercise and rings and placed 2nd in the all-around and on parallel bars.
Similarly, in August, he won the all-around national title at the 2017 U.S. National Championships in Anaheim, California. And tied for the gold medal with Eddie Penev on floor exercise. Further, he made his first World Championship appearance at the 2017 World Championships in Montreal, Canada. Yul won the bronze medal in the floor exercise final and placed 7th in the all-around final.
This personality won his 2nd consecutive American Cup all-around title in March at the 2018 American Cup ahead of more accomplished gymnasts including Kenzō Shirai of Japan, the 2017 World all-around bronze medalist. Moreover, in August at the 2018 U.S. National Championships, Yul won the silver medal in the all-around behind Sam Mikulak.
In October, he competed at the 2018 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. Yul and the U.S. team finished 4th in the team competition. Moreover, he went on to place 12th in the all-around final and fourth in the floor exercise final. Yul competed at the 2019 Winter Cup in Las Vegas, finishing 1st in the all-around. He won his 3rd consecutive American Cup all-around title in March at the 2019 American Cup.
At the 2019 U.S. National Championships in August, he again won the silver medal in the all-around behind Sam Mikulak. In addition, Yul won silver medals in floor exercises and parallel bars. Moreover, he competed at the 2020 Winter Cup in Las Vegas.
Yul was named to the 2020 Olympic team. In November, he competed at the Arthur Gander Memorial. Yul won the four-event all-around, beating Nikita Nagornyy in the tie-breaker. This personality competed at the 2022 Winter Cup where he placed 4th in the all-around. Moreover, as a result, Yul was selected to represent the USA at the DTB Pokal Team Challenge in Stuttgart.
Speaking of his relationship, he seems to be dating someone. Yul has not revealed her details yet. This personality tries to keep his personal life private. However, concerning his sexual orientation, Yul is straight.
Yul is 5 feet 3 inches or 1.6 m tall and weighs around 70 kilos. He has an athletic body and dark brown hair and blue eyes. He has not disclosed other details regarding his body stats which include chest-waist-hip, dress size, shoe size, etc.
Social Media and Net Worth
His ‘@yul_moldauer’ Instagram account has earned over 73.7K followers. Similarly, his ‘@Yul_Shin0122’ Twitter account has gained over 7K followers.
Yul has a net worth of $1.7 million as of 2022. Also, he earns a handsome amount of salary which is between $70,000 to $90,000 USD per year.