Did Greg Louganis Recover From HIV? His Health Condition

By Cannon | Updated on July 5, 2023
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    Greg Louganis is a former Olympic diver who came out HIV-positive in 1995. Ever since the ex-diver was infected with the deadly disease, his fans have constantly been asking questions if Louganis is still alive or dead. So, what happened to him? Is the former diver still living his life?

    Let’s find out about his current whereabouts in the following article!

    Is Greg Louganis Still Alive?

    The two-time gold medalist Greg is still alive. He is currently in his early 60s and still looks robust. Surprisingly, Greg who was actually diagnosed with HIV in the late 1980s has still maintained his health in quite an efficient manner.

    Greg Louganis
    Greg is still alive.

    He was born on 29th Jan 1960, in El Cajon, California, and is now 63 years old. At present, Greg lives in Topanga, California.

    In the past, Louganis had a house in Malibu, which the former Olympic star sold for about $1.8 million in 2014. Built-in 1980, the house has a dining room, three bedrooms, four bathrooms, and a guest suite. It also features a custom swimming pool with a diving platform.

    What Happened to Greg?

    Louganis who is still alive has been fighting against the terrific disease HIV. He was actually diagnosed with it six months before the 1988 Seoul Olympics. Soon after the infection, Greg started taking antiretrovirals and only revealed his disease about seven years after in 1995.

    However, Louganis faced a huge backlash after the diver didn’t come forward to reveal his diagnosis at the time of his head injury during the 1988 Olympics as many other divers dome into the same pool Greg had bled into.

    What is Louganis Doing Now?

    Lately, Greg occasionally appears as a diving judge on several TV shows and big events. Other than that, the former diver is actively involved in several HIV-related non-profit organizations.

    Furthermore, Greg is also an HIV awareness advocate.

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    Is Greg Married Now?

    Louganis isn’t married to anyone at this moment. In the past, Greg was married to his partner Johnny Chaillot. The two married in 2013 and divorced in 2021. 

    Before Johnny, Greg had been in multiple relationships. 

    FAQs

    Is He Alive?

    Yes, Greg is living in his early 60s.

    Where is Greg Now?

    He lives in California.

    What disease does Louganis have?

    HIV.

    How did Greg Louganis come out?

    He came out HIV-positive in 1995.