McKenna Kelley Net Worth, Boyfriend, Parents

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McKenna Kelley Net Worth, Boyfriend, Parents

McKenna Kelley is a gymnast at the Louisiana State University. She is one of the decorated players of the university’s reputed gymnastics program.

To date, McKenna has been part of four NCAA Championship finals. She along with her teammates - Lexie Priessman, Sarah Finnegan, and Julianna Cannamela - brought three runner-up trophies home in 2016, 2017 and 2019. 

Interestingly, McKenna grew up practicing gymnastics at home because her mother is Mary Lou Retton - one of the most decorated Olympic gymnasts of all time. 

Dating Status, Boyfriend

McKenna is pretty forthcoming in terms of her dating life. In 2011, she candidly revealed her single dating status on Twitter. Then, a year later, the athlete gushed about her mystery boyfriend in the same platform. 

In 2015, McKenna introduced Troy Whitty as her boyfriend on Twitter. Although it was unclear if he was the same mystery guy from 2012, she was pretty vocal about her man - a player for Tennessee Wesleyan Baseball. She flaunted her love for her boyfriend on social media frequently.  

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Soon, the gymnast stopped posting about Troy on social media, which hinted at their break up. 

After a lengthy social media silence regarding her dating life, McKenna posted an Instagram picture with a guy named Kody Hall in May 2019.

McKenna Kelley poses with alleged boyfriend, Kody Hall in May 2019 (Photo: McKenna Kelley's Instagram)

Although she didn’t specify the Louisiana State University footballer as her boyfriend, fans were quick to term them as a couple on the comments section. 

For now, one can only speculate about McKenna and the footballer’s alleged romance. 

Net Worth, Career Info 

The athlete fell in love with gymnastics after her star Olympian mother took her to a baby gymnastics class when McKenna was age two. Although she pursued the sport in her high school, the gymnast didn’t take part in elite gymnasts until she aged 17. 

Once she made up her mind, McKenna - aged 22 - excelled at the sport and managed to become a level 10 gymnast as an aspiring college student. After joining Louisiana State University, she managed to excel in the institutes’ robust gymnastic program and became a star player. 

However, her career saw a set back when she injured her Achilles’ tendon amidst a practice session in 2018. Due to the injury, she underwent surgery and had to stay on the sidelines. 

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After the setback, McKenna came back with a bang and added a near-perfect score of 9.95 at NCAA Championship finals 2019 to her bio. With such an illustrious career, there is no doubt that the athlete of height 5 feet 1 inch (1.54 m) boasts a decent net worth.

Also, she has strong support from her gymnast heavyweight mother, Mary Lou Retton, whose net worth is $8 million. 

Interestingly, McKenna’s siblings; sisters Shayla Kelley, Skyla Kelley and Emma Kelley are also involved in gymnastics. Although Kelley sisters’ parents divorced in 2018, the ex-couple continue to support their daughter together.