There are uncountable people who have achieved a lot of public attention through their notoriety. Larry Nassar, the infamous child abuser happens to be one of such disreputable celebs. He held a prestigious position as the doctor and an osteopathic physician with the USA gymnastics national team of Michigan State University. His criminal act of sexual assault was a cumulative one which formed the basis for the United States gymnastics sex abuse scandal. Larry got accused of sexually molesting over 250 female minors, as well as young women. The number of his victims extended to include a young man and a good number of popular Olympic gymnasts as far back as 1992. The notorious child abuser pleaded guilty to only ten of these charges.
His first verdict came in July 2017 when he pleaded guilty to child pornography charges and was consequently sentenced to 60 years in federal prison. Larry Nassar then pleaded guilty to seven counts of sexual abuse of minors and got another sentence of 40 to 175 years in a Michigan state prison on the 24th of January 2018. He got an additional 40 to 125 years in prison on the 5th of February 2018, after owning up to extra three counts of sexual abuse. Both his state and federal sentences will not run at the same time, they are meant to run one after the other.
Larry Nassar – Bio
His zodiac sign is Leo and he was born with the given name of Lawrence Gerard Nassar on the 16th of August 1963. Larry’s place of birth is Farmington Hills, Michigan, in the United States. He is an American national and his ethnicity is white. He was born into the Catholic family of Fred Nassar (father) who passed on in 2000 and his mother’s name is Mary Nassar, although her profession is not known. There is very little information on the gymnastics doctor’s early years, but it is public knowledge that he has an older brother who works with North Farmington High School as an athletic trainer.
Larry Nassar completed his high school education at North Farmington High School, graduating in 1981. Though there is no record of his early education. His professional life took-off in 1978 at the young age of 15; in fact, he was still a high school student when he got his first job at his school as an athletic trainer with their women’s gymnastics team. Important to note that Larry received favorable consideration for the job based on the recommendations of his big brother Mike who was already a staff of the academic institution.
Larry Nassar proceeded to the University of Michigan to study Kinesiology and at the same time, he worked with the football team of the university, as well as their field and track event team. He commenced work with the USA Gymnastics National Team as an athletic trainer in 1986. The athletic trainer studied Osteopathic Medicine at the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, graduating in 1993 as a qualified doctor. His residency training in family practice was accomplished at St. Lawrence Hospital. 1997 saw the doctor completing a fellowship in sports medicine and commenced work with MSU’s Department of Family and Community Medicine at the College of Medicine as an assistant professor, earning an annual income of $100,000. His research efforts include six research papers on the treatment of injuries in gymnastics where he is listed as a co-author. His job at Holt High School as a team doctor commenced in 1996.
Wife If Married, Children And Family Facts
The notorious child abuser has a record of one marriage and one divorce behind him. He was involved in a 20-year-long marriage with his ex-spouse and mother of his children, Stephanie Lynn Anderson. Although their dating life never attracted the attention of the media, they tied the nuptial knot at St John’s Catholic Church located in East Lansing on the 19th of October 1996.
They had three children, a son and a couple of daughters though their identities have never been published. Stephanie decided to call it quits with their marriage when her husband got enmeshed in the child abuse scandal and was granted a divorce in July 2017 with full custody of her three children. Prior to Larry’s arrest in December 2016, the Nassar family was residents of Holt, Michigan. There is no record of other past romantic relationships for Larry Nassar.