Jacob Dalton

Jacob Dalton Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | April 30, 2024

Date of Birth

19 / August / 1991


33 Years


Men's artistic gymnastics

Jacob Dalton, known by the nicknames Jake and Jasper, is a prominent figure in men’s artistic gymnastics.

Jacob Dalton Height, Weight, Wife, Age, Biography & More

He made his international debut under the guidance of coaches Rustam Sharipov and Daniel Furney, with mentorship from Andrew Pileggi, Wanda Fredericks, and Will Culp. Mark Williams has been a consistent coach and mentor throughout his career. Born on August 19, 1991, Dalton’s career took a significant turn during the 2012 Olympics. He represents Gym Nevada.

Early Life

Dalton pursued his education at Spanish Springs High School in Washoe County, Nevada, all while honing his skills at Gym Nevada under the guidance of coach Andrew Pileggi. Following his graduation, he secured an NCAA scholarship to join the University of Oklahoma in 2009. There, he achieved All-America honors and clinched the NCAA men’s gymnastics floor and vault titles in 2011.


Jacob Dalton hails from his hometown of Reno, Nevada, where he attended Spanish Springs High School. He furthered his education at the University of Oklahoma, graduating in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, with a major in Multi-disciplinary studies.


Jacob Dalton was born on August 19, 1991, in Reno, Nevada. He was 33 years old. His zodiac sign is Leo, and he holds American nationality.

Physical Stats

Jacob Dalton stands at a height of 165 cm (1.65 m) or 5 feet 5 inches. He weighs approximately 65 kilograms (143 lbs). His body measurements include a chest size of 46 inches, a waist size of 32 inches, and biceps measuring 18 inches. Dalton’s striking light blue eyes complement his brown hair.

Wife and Daughters

Jacob Dalton is married to Kayla Dalton, and they have a daughter, whose name is not known. He identifies as straight.


Jacob Dalton’s family includes his father, Tim Dalton, who not only played basketball but also owns a gym, and his mother, Denise Dalton, who played softball and is a co-owner of the gym. His sister, Jessi, is involved in gymnastics at the University of Oklahoma. The Dalton family practices Christianity and identifies as White ethnically.

Jacob Dalton with his wife Kayla Dalton

Jacob Dalton with his wife Kayla Dalton

Gymnastics Career

Dalton showcased his prowess in gymnastics by clinching the U.S. National vault championship titles in 2009 and 2011, alongside the floor championship in 2011. Additionally, he secured the All-Around Gold medal at the Winter Cup Challenge in 2011. As a member of the USA team, he contributed to the bronze medal victory at the 2011 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Tokyo, Japan.

In February 2013, Dalton’s stellar performance continued at the Winter Cup, where he claimed gold in floor, rings, and all-around events. Subsequently, he won the bronze medal at the P&G National Championships in August 2013, earning a spot on the World Championships team. At the 2013 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, he captured a silver medal in floor exercise, second only to Japan’s Kenzo Shirai.

In recognition of his achievements, a new element on the parallel bars was named after Dalton in the Men’s Gymnastics Code of Points in 2016.


In 2013, Dalton signed a multi-year sponsorship agreement with Adidas gymnastics.

Net Worth

Jacob Dalton’s approximate net worth is $0.4 million.

Favourite Things

Favorite TV shows Prison Break, Friends, Sons of Anarchy and Suits.
Favorite Music Hip Hop, Country, DJ mixes
Favorite Movie Rudy
Favorite Food Egg white omelets, oatmeal and fruit. (Breakfast, favorite meal of the day)
Favorite Eating Spots Flowing Tides in Sparks, Nevada.
The Red Hut Cafe in Lake Tahoe.
Favorite Destinations Lake Tahoe, Nevada, Belgium, Cabo.
Favorite Celebrity Sons of Anarchy and Suits.
Favorite Book Lone survivor, the reaper, American sniper
Favorit School Subject Government, History

Some Lesser Known Facts About Jacob Dalton

  • Does Jake Dalton smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Jake Dalton drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Jake has earned All-American honor and was victorious in the NCAA championship in 2011.
  • Jake and his team won a bronze medal in the 2011 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Tokyo and won an individual silver in the 2013 event.
  • He has introduced a new component to the Code of Points, which has been accepted and registered under his name.
  • He has multi-year sponsorship with Adidas.
  • Jake has two tattoos. One on the left side showing hands folded in prayer and a verse from the New Testament on the other side, which he got done before the 2012 Olympics.
  • Another sign of faith on Dalton is the necklace that he wears, that says Psalm 28:7: “The Lord is my strength.”
  • He believes in faith and says that the prayers have helped him overcome fear and competition. He suffered a shoulder injury in the 2012 Olympics, but his faith has kept him strong.
  • He prays almost all through his workout and it is sort of his support system that pushes him forward and keeps him going and shining.
  • Jacob played his part well in the 2016 US Olympic Trials scoring 15.60, standing close to Sam Mikulak’s score 15.80.
  • He says, he might have not been a gymnast if it wasn’t for the day when he watched the TV show “American Anthem” when he was 6 years old. The show starred the 1984 gymnastics’ Olympic Champion Mitch Gaylord.
  • When Jake’s baseball coach asked him to do gymnastics to strengthen his pitching arm, he did not know that Dalton might not be pitching again.

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Body Measurements Chest: 46 Inches, Waist: 32 Inches, Biceps: 18 Inches
Birth Place Reno, Nevada
Children Daughters: Name not Known
Eye Color Light Blue
Hair Color Brown
Height In CM 165 CM
Height In Meter 1.65 M
Nationality American
Parents Father: Tim Dalton, Mother: Denise Dalton
Profession Men's artistic gymnastics
Siblings Sister: Jessi
Spous Kayla Dalton
Weight 65 kg
Zodiac Sign Leo


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