Gabby Douglas: 25 Things You Don't Know About Me

Entertainment Aug. 8, 2012 AT 9:20AM
Gymnast, Gabby Douglas, poses for a portrait during the 2012 Team USA Media Summit on May 14, 2012 in Dallas, Texas.  Gymnast, Gabby Douglas, poses for a portrait during the 2012 Team USA Media Summit on May 14, 2012 in Dallas, Texas. Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images

Gabby Douglas shares the 25 things you don't know about her with Us Weekly. On August 2, the 16-year-old Virginia Beach native became the fourth U.S. Olympic gymnast to earn the all-around gold medal after Mary Lou Retton, Carly Patterson and Nastia Liukin.

1. My favorite animals are dogs and cats.

2. I like to knit, but I'm not very good at it yet.

3. I'm so excited to be trying new foods in London!

4. I sing in the shower. Loudly.

5. I can't stand liver!

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6. I loved watching the ABC Family show about gymnasts, Make It or Break It, and saying to myself, "I can do that!"

7. I used to be scared of the water.

8. I always wear MAC lip gloss.

9. I'd really like to meet the Queen of England!

10. I love to dance, in front of people or alone!

11. I say my prayers every day.

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12. I have two dogs at home.

13. My favorite meal is matzo ball soup.

14. I like music by Lil Wayne, Drake and Katy Perry -- the clean versions!

15. I'm the youngest of four.

16. Before a meet, I eat salmon.

17. I'm an L.A. Lakers fan!

18. My favorite color is yellow.

19. I'm home-schooled.

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20. My celebrity crush is Ian Somerhalder.

21. I recently learned how to play piano.

22. My second-choice sport would be track and field.

23. I eat all kinds of chocolate.

24. I don't know how to drive yet.

25. If I could be anything, I'd be an actress.

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