Hope Solo was a professional soccer goalkeeper. She was born and raised in Washington, US. She was once called as one of the top and famous female goalkeepers in the world. Hope was one of the finest goalkeepers of her time. She has won many awards and recognitions for her excellence, like the World Cup and gold medal in the Olympics. She has also worked in a film called Goal! as a special appearance.
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Biography and Early Life
Hope Solo was born and raised in Washington. She was born to Jeffrey Solo and Judy Lynn. Her father was a veteran in the war and used to be away from home most of the time. He was the one who taught her to play soccer when she was just a child. When she was six, her parents divorced, and she started staying with her mother. When Hope entered college, she could reconnect with her father and then kept a close contact with him after that.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Hope Solo in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Hope Solo’s age is 40 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 30 July 1981. Though, she is 5’ 7’’ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 152 lbs in Pound and 69kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Blue and hair color is Dark Brown.
Hope Solo completed her early education at Richland High School and later graduated from the University of Washington in 2002. She graduated with a major in speech communications. When she was in school, she scored 109 goals, and in her senior year, she led her team to win the state championship. Solo also played club soccer for Three Rivers Soccer Club.
As a child, Hope was a bright student, but she was always interested in soccer. As she grew, she knew that she would become a goalkeeper, and as she played in school tournaments, she knew that was it, and then she never looked back again.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
Hope Solo married Jerramy Stevens on 14th November 2012. She and Jerramy were dating since August 2012. Jerramy is a former football player. Hope gave birth to two twins on 4th Match 2020- Vittorio Genghis and Lozen Orianna Judith Stevens. Hope has a brother Marcus Solo and a half-sister, Teresa Obert. She is Italian from her father’s side, and from her mother’s side, she is Hispanic, French, Polish, and English descendant.
On the day before their wedding, Jerramy and Hope had an argument about where to stay after their marriage. Her brother called the cops, and Jerramy was arrested for alleged domestic violence. But thankfully, he was released the next day, and they got married after that.
Is Hope Solo Lesbian?
Hope is neither lesbian nor bisexual. She has no records of dating anyone of the same gender. She has been happily married since 2016. She has always dated Jerramy and later married him, and they have been happily living with their two kids till today.
Hope started her professional career while she was in her college. She had won many tournaments while in school, and when she got into college, she already knew she would become a goalkeeper. Hope played in World Cup and Olympics as well. She was named as one of the best female goalkeepers.
She started her International career while playing with the U.S. national team in 2000. She had previously played with U.S. junior national teams. In the 2007 FIFA Women’s World Cup and the 2008 Summer Olympics, she was the starting goalkeeper.
When she was in her junior year, Hope’s forearm was once stuck in a hook on the goalpost, which had ripped open her arm. Hope had thought it would end her career, but thankfully, there was no nerve damage, and she could continue her sports.
Solo then played in several tournaments in FIFA, World Cup, and Olympics. She got very much controversial in 2016, and in the 2016 Rio Olympics game, she called her opponents “a bunch of cowards.” She was suspended on 24th August 2016 for six months, and her national team contract was terminated.
Hope has won two gold medals in the Olympics of 2008.
She has also won the World Cup in 2015.
In the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup, she was awarded the golden glove for being the best goalkeeper. She also won the bronze ball for her overall performance.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Hope Solo in 2021
As of 2021, Hope Solo has a net worth of $4 million. She has earned her fame and net worth with her hard work. She also did endorsements for various brands, which has brought her the huge net worth today. Her salary was $65,000 while she was active in sports.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
Hope has worked for the endorsement of brands like Nike, Seiko, Blackberry, Ubisoft, etc.
Apart from being a sportsperson, Hope Solo has worked in a short film, ‘Goal!’ in 2012.
In 2011, she was also seen in a talk show, ‘Late Show with David Letterman’.
Hope got her 100th international shutout and 150th career win on 9th July 2016, while playing against South Africa in Chicago’s Soldier Field.
Hope Solo has been a remarkable player all the time. She has inspired millions of women to go ahead and achieve goals endlessly. She is a self-made woman and is always a natural sportsperson. Although having a little rough childhood, she could focus on her sports and kept the performance uptight. Indeed, she is an inspiration to everyone.
Facts of Hope Amelia Solo
- Gender Female
- full nameHope Amelia Solo
- birthplaceRichland, Washington, U.S.
- Date of Birth July 30, 1981
- Age 41 years 0 months
- Horoscope Leo
- Lucky Number 11
- Lucky Stone Ruby
- Lucky Color Gold
- Best Match for Marriage Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries
- net worth$4 million
- professionFormer Soccer Goalkeeper
- weightIn Kilograms – 69 Kg, In Pounds – 152 lbs
- heightIn Centimetres – 175cm, In Feet and Inches – 5’ 7’’
- hair colorDark Brown
- eye colorBlue
- high schoolRichland High School