Shannon Miller Husband John Falconetti: Retirement Life And Kids

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Shannon Miller husband John Falconetti has supported the former artistic gymnast to be the most decorated U.S. gymnast in Olympics history.

Moreover, she is the second-best American gymnast after Simone Biles, an elite artistic gymnast.

The gymnast is happily living with her second husband, John Falconetti, the president of Drummond Press.

On February 2011, the darkest hour of Shannon’s life surfaced when she was diagnosed with germ-cell ovarian cancer.

Shannon Miller, A Former Artistic Gymnast
Shannon Miller, A Former Artistic Gymnast (Source: Facebook)

After a month of surgery, doctors removed a baseball-sized cyst from one of her ovaries.

During that time, from March 7 to May 2, 2011, she underwent three cycles of chemotherapy. Finally, in September, the doctor gave her a clean bill of health.

Throughout the battles, John gave Shannon every possible support to fight the disease and rise like phoenix from the ashes.

Shannon Miller Husband John Falconetti: Married Life

Shannon has been competing since age five, with seven medals in Olympic history. 

While her professional career has made history, the fulfillment of her personal life remains a different tale to tell.

Over the years, Miller has married twice, and her first marriage was with Christopher B. Phillips, a lawyer and ophthalmologist, in 1999.

The marriage didn’t last long, as the couple was separated after almost five years of living together in 2004.

Shannon Miller Family
Shannon Miller Family, Her Husband (John Falconetti), And Two Kids (Source: Pinterest)

In 2006, the couple’s divorce was finalized amidst a chaotic scenario, with accusations of infidelity leveled against Sharron by Philip, which she denied.

After a year, in August, Sharron announced her engagement to John Falconetti, the former chairman of the Republican executive committee of Duval County, Florida.

Her second husband, John, is currently serving as the president of Drummond Press.

They tied the knot on August 25, 2008, and from 2009 to 2013, they were blessed with two kids, a son John Rocco, born on October 28, 2009, and a daughter, Sterling Diane, born on June 25, 2013.

Shannon Miller Retirement: Degree, Autobiography, And Philanthropy

Miller has achieved a lot in her career, including her induction into the United States Olympic Hall of Fame.

After a long gymnast career, Shannon retired at the early age of 47  on August 20, 2000.

In 2003, Shannon graduated from the University of Houston and a law degree from Boston College.

Later in 2015, she even published her autobiography, “It’s Not About Perfect: Competing for My Country and Fighting for My Life,” by St. Martin’s Press.

Shannon Miller During Her Gymnast Career
Shannon Miller During Her Gymnast Career (Source: Twitter)

Shannon also deeply believes in giving back to society by helping it through her Shannon Miller Lifestyle and the Shannon Miller Foundation, devoted to fighting childhood obesity.

The former artistic gymnast is a versatile individual still involved in her field by being an analyst and commentator for previous Olympic Games.

Vandana Thapa
Vandana Thapa
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