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Sam Kerr Biography: Age, Net Worth, Height, Family

Her favorite movie is Law Abiding Citizen.

Sam Kerr

Do you know Who is Sam Kerr?

Sam Kerr is regarded as one of Australia’s greatest players and has transformed women’s football on a global scale. Her on-field exploits have motivated young girls all across the world to pursue sports as a vocation.

Sam Kerr, who was born on September 10, 1993, has always been interested in athletics. Her original focus was in Australia Rules Football (AFL), but she suffered gender prejudice. Fortunately, Sam did not give up sports and began playing football (soccer).

Sam Kerr Wiki

Real NameSamantha May Kerr
NicknameSam Kerr
ProfessionFootball (Soccer) Player
Famous ForInternational Soccer Player, Hitting Pitch Invader

Personal Life

Date of Birth/Birthday10 September 1993
Age28 Years (As of 2022)
BirthplaceEast Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia
HometownEast Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia
NationalityAustralian
ReligionNone
Zodiac Sign/Star SignVirgo
Debut2005

Body Measurement

Heightin Feet-Inches – 5’ 6” in meters – 1.67 m in centimeters – 167 cm
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms – 66 kg in Pounds – 145 lbs
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlack

Family Members 

FatherRoger Kerr
MotherRoxanne Kerr
BrotherDaniel Kerr
SisterN/A
SpouseN/A
ChildrenNone

Relationship Status

There have been numerous rumors concerning Sam Kerr’s dating past. She was in a seven-year relationship with her teammate Nikki Stanton before splitting up in 2021.

She is now dating American soccer player Kristie Mewis.

Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNikki Stanton(ex), Kristie Mewis
Current Relationship StatusDating

Education Details

College/ UniversityKennedy Baptist College

Net Worth

As of December 2021, Sam Kerr’s net worth is predicted to be around the US $1,500,000. Chelsea has a base salary of US $500,000 per year, according to a recently signed deal. She makes money from endorsements and sponsors in addition to her club contracts.

Net Worth (est)$1,500,000

Sam Kerr Biography

Sam Kerr, who was born on September 10, 1993, to an athletic family, has always had a strong interest in athletics. She began her sporting career by playing Australian rules football, where she encountered gender discrimination at a young age. She switched from Australian football to soccer when she was 12 years old.

Roger Kerr, her father, and Daniel Kerr, her brother, are both professional football players. Her mother, Roxanne Kerr, was also a member of a football-loving family. She was spotted by the infamous Bobby Despotovski, a member of the Perth Glory squad. He discovered a talented and potential soccer player in her.

Career

Sam Kerr has played for various soccer clubs throughout her career, including Perth Glory, Sydney FC, Western New York Flash, Sky Blue FC, and Chicago Red Stars. She is now a forward for Chelsea, wearing jersey number 20. Sam Kerr is also the captain of Australia’s women’s soccer squad.

Sam Kerr began her career as a Western Knights junior. At the same time, she was working hard to make the Australian state team.
She made her senior national team debut when she was 15 years old. Sam did, however, score her first international goal at the age of 16 against North Korea.

She made her W-league debut for Perth Glory in 2009. After joining the New York Flash in 2014, her head coach, Aaran Lines, projected that her professionalism and excellent talent would propel her to the top one day.

Sam Kerr returned to Perth Glory and helped secure multiple memorable triumphs. She played for Sky Blue FC from 2015 to 2017, before joining Chicago Red Star for the 2018 season. In 2019, she agreed to a two-and-a-half-year contract with Chelsea.

Sam Kerr has competed in numerous top international tournaments throughout the years, including:

  • 2010 AFC Women Asian Cup, China
  • 2011 FIFA Women World Cup, Germany
  • 2015 FIFA Women World Cup, Canada
  • 2019 FIFA Women World Cup, France
  • 2020 Olympic Games, Tokyo
  • 2022 AFC Women Asian Cup, India

Achievements and Awards

Queen Elizabeth II bestowed the Order of Australia (OAM) on Sam Kerr, one of Australia’s most highest national honors. It is an honor to commemorate all of her exceptional services to the country with an OAM. She has surpassed Tim Cahill’s 50-goal mark to become Australia’s all-time leading international soccer player. She is also the only female soccer player to have won three Golden Boots for three different leagues.

Her most cherished success, she stated, was winning the Asian Cup in 2010. The triumph was significant since she was a member of the first Australian team to win an Asian Cup. Among the many honors she has received are:

  • FA WSL Golden Boot – 2021
  • Young Australian of the Year – 2018
  • Best International Women Soccer Player – 2018, 2019
  • Best NWSL EPSY Player – 2019

Hobbies

In one of her open interviews with Chelsea FC’s official website, she said that she enjoys cycling. She also emphasized her passion for food and coffee by noting that she enjoys going out to eat and is constantly on the lookout for good coffee. One of her favorite pastimes is discovering new restaurants.

Interesting Facts About Sam Kerr

  • Croatia, Cannes, and Bali are Sam’s few favorite destinations to visit.
  • She has a pet dog named Billie and a pet cat named Helen.
  • Her favorite movie is Law Abiding Citizen.
  • She has a terrible fear of flying.
  • She has two missing incisor teeth.
  • Sam’s favorite football player growing up was Cristiano Ronaldo from Brazil. She admired his game style a lot.
  • Sam Kerr has scored a total of 56 goals in 105 appearances, surpassing the previous maximum record of 50 goals in 108 matches.
  • Samantha has also written and published the children’s book series kicking goals. The football-themed book was published in 2021 and is an autobiography.
  • Being a celebrity soccer female player, she has worked with big brands like Nike and Coca-Cola.
  • She has received only 8 yellow cards and no red cards in club football while only 2 yellow cards and no red cards in international football.

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