Sunisa Lee Parents

Sunisa “Suni” Lee is an American artistic gymnast. She is the 2020 Olympic all-around champion and uneven bars bronze medalist.

She was a member of the teams that won gold at the 2019 World Championships and silver at the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Sunisa Lee

Lee is a six-time member of the U.S. women’s national gymnastics team and is the first Hmong-American Olympian.

Lee competed in the Hopes division in 2015 and became a junior elite in 2016. She made her junior elite debut at the 2016 U.S. Classic.

Sunisa Lee Parents: Meet John Lee, Yeev Thoj

Sunisa Lee was born Sunisa Phabsomphou on March 9, 2003, in Saint Paul, Minnesota, to Yeev Thoj, a healthcare worker.

Lee is of Hmong descent, and her mother, a refugee, immigrated to the United States from Laos as a child.

Sunisa Lee Parents

Lee was raised by her mother’s longtime partner, John Lee, from the age of two.

Lee considers John to be her father, and she began using his surname professionally as a teenager.

Sunisa Lee Parents

She has three half-siblings, Evionn, Lucky, and Noah, through her mother’s relationship with Lee, and Lee had two children, Jonah and Shyenne, from a previous relationship.