Hope Solo is a well-known soccer goalkeeper from America who is considered as one of the world’s top female goalkeepers. She is a World Cup champion and has twice won the Olympic gold medal. Solo was the goalkeeper of the US women’s soccer team from 2000 to 2016. She has also played for Philadelphia Charge, and in college, she used to play for the University of Washington. Here is a quick summary of Hope Solo’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Hope Amelia Solo was born on July 30, 1981, in Richland, Washington to her parents Jeffrey Solo and Judy Lynn Solo. She used to play soccer right at a young age and was taught to play by her father.
She did her schooling at Richland High School. When in there she scored 109 goals and also became a state champion.
Solo attended the University of Washington and majored in speech communications. In there, she used to play for the Washington Huskies from 1999 to 2002. In college, she was named thrice as the NSCAA All-American.
In 2012, Hope Solo got married to Jerramy Stevens, who is a professional American football player. She was arrested in 2014 on misdemeanor counts. She is a representative of Women’s Sports Foundation.
In the 2003 WUSA Draft, Hope Solo was selected by the Philadelphia Charge. In 2004, she played in the Swedish Premier Division. She has also played for the French First Division’s Olympique Lyonnais.
In 2008, she joined the Saint Louis Athletica as a part of WPS Player Allocation. She conceded 8 goals in a total of 13 matches. In 2010, Solo signed to Atlanta Beat of the WPS. For the new team, she wore the jersey number of 78. In the same year, she played WPS for both Atlanta Beat and Athletica.
Before the Women’s Professional Soccer season of 2011, she signed MagicJack. A year later, she signed with Seattle Sounders Women. In the new era of National Women’s Soccer League, Hope Solo was allocated to Seattle Reign FC.
She had also played for the national junior soccer team of the United States in 2000. In the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2007, the USA lost to Brazil in the semifinal. She then went on to represent her country in the Beijing Olympics in 2008.
In the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2011, the US lost the finals against Japan. A year later, she won the gold medal in the 2012 London Olympic games.
Awards & Achievements
In 2009, Hope Solo won the WPS Goalkeeper of the Year. She is the winner of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Solo has won the Algarve Cup seven times in her career. In 2012, she won the She’s Got Game Award from the Hall of Game. In 2013, she was named as the Sports Spectacular Female Athlete of the Year. She has won the FIFA Women’s World Cup Golden Glove in 2011 and 2015. She is the four-time winner of the IFFHS World’s Women Best Goalkeeper.
Net Worth of Hope Solo
Hope Solo has an estimated net worth of more than $2.5 million. Her fortune comes from her career as a professional goalkeeper. She has won many accolades for her performance and has also represented her country in several events. Part of her wealth also comes from endorsing various brands like Seiko. Additionally, her house in Kirkland is worth $1.2 million. She has also got many other luxuries.
Hope Solo is considered one of the most popular female goalkeepers in the world. She found success both in her academic and professional career. As one of the top female goalkeepers in the world, Solo has got many fans worldwide. She has also appeared as a contestant in ‘Dancing with the Stars’ in 2011.