Kerri Walsh is an American Volleyball (beach) player who is a three-time Olympic Gold Medals Holder. She also won a Bronze Medal in the Olympics. She and her co-player Misty May lost only one match till now, making it a record. Their team was declared as ‘Greatest Team of All Time,’ and proudly she was the member of the lot.
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Biography and Early Life
The birthplace of Kerri is Santa Clara, California. Her mother, Margery Lee, was an Italian American. Her father’s name is Timothy Joseph Walsh. Her family relocated to Santa Cruz while she was in middle school. She grew up along with her brother Marte Walsh. Kerri grew interested in Volleyball from her childhood and started practicing it with her coach.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Kerri Walsh Jennings in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Kerri Walsh Jennings’s age is 42 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 15 August 1978. Though, she is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 188 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 157 lbs in Pound and 71kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Blue and hair color is Blonde.
Kerri started her schooling by attending Archbishop Mitty High School, where she was an active participant in both Volleyball and Basketball teams. She was the captain of her school’s team, and under her leadership, her school won three Volleyball State Championships from 1993-1995. Under her leadership, her school’s Basketball team also won the 1995 State Championship.
In her senior year, she was named as a number 1 Volleyball athlete. After getting a Volleyball Scholarship, she started her higher education by attending Stanford University in California. She helped her college team win more than 90% of matches; she got her college graduation degree in 2011 with a major in American Studies.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
After dating for a few years, Kerri married Casey Jennings, who is also a pro beach Volleyball player. The couple hitched in 2005. They welcomed their first child, Joseph Michael, in 2009. Their second child, first daughter Sundance Thomas was born in 2010. They welcomed their third child, second daughter, three years later in 2013. In 2012, before their second daughter’s birth, Kerri took part in the 2012 London Olympics, and she was five weeks pregnant then.
Is Kerri Walsh Lesbian?
Kerrie was married to her husband in 2005, and till then, the couple has a happy married life. She also has three children, one son, and two daughters with her husband. She had never been heard of getting linked to any women either. These facts prove her to be straight. It is safe to assume that her sexual orientation is straight.
Walsh debuted in professional Volleyball with the U.S AVP Tour. She mostly played with her teammate Misty May and their partnership was unbreakable. Their partnership was ranked 5th in 2001 and no 1 in 2002. In 2003, along with Misty, Walsh won all tournaments, making it a record.
In 2008, the duo won 19 matches continuously. In 2016, Walsh partnered with April Ross and started the World Tour. They went to the semi-finals. In 2017, she took a break because of an agreement dispute. In the 2018-2019 season, she played with Brooke Sweat and qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
In 2004, she won the Gold Medal in the Summer Olympics with Misty May. They didn’t lose a single set. In 2008, they won Gold Medal in the Olympics again, and four years later, in 2012, their pair won the Gold Medals for the last time. With April Ross, Karri won a Bronze in the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympics.
Besides playing Volleyball, she has also appeared on TV on multiple occasions. She appeared in a naked photoshoot for ‘BODY ISSUE’ Magazine, 2013.
Kerri won AVP Best Offensive player two times, in 2003 and 2004. She won AVP Crocs Cup Champion in 2006, 2007, and 2008. She became AVP Most Valuable Player in 2003 and 2004. Her partnership with Misty May won AVP Team of The Gear 8 times, from 2003-2008 and in 2014 and 2016. She became AVP Best Defensive Player in 2008.
She won FIVB Best Blocker 7 times and FIVB Best Offensive Player twice till now. In 2004 and 2006, she became Sportswoman Of the Year. She became an FIVB Sportsperson five times till now. In 2007, 2012-2014, she was nominated for FIVB Most Outstanding Award and won every time, making it a record.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Kerri Walsh in 2021
According to 2021, it has been revealed that Kerri has an estimated net worth of around $8 million. She is a three-time Olympic gold medal winner, which brought her great sponsorships. She has also appeared in a basketball-based TV series from where she has earned a huge sum of money.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- During the COVID-19pandemic, Kerri was criticized heavily for not wearing a mask outside.
- She loves to travel and often she goes on trips.
Kerri Walsh Jennings is an amazing sportsperson who is an inspiration to any player, especially women who want to excel in their particular sport. In volleyball, mostly known as a male-dominated sport, she won three Olympic gold medals, which is not a cakewalk for any athlete.
Facts of Kerri Lee Walsh Jennings
- Gender Female
- full nameKerri Lee Walsh Jennings
- birthplaceSanta Clara, California, United States
- Date of Birth August 15, 1978
- Age 44 years 9 months
- Horoscope Leo
- Lucky Number 12
- Lucky Stone Ruby
- Lucky Color Gold
- Best Match for Marriage Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries
- net worth$8 million
- professionProfessional Beach Volleyball Player
- weightIn Kilograms – 71 Kg, In Pounds – 157 lbs
- heightIn Centimetres – 188 cm, In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
- hair colorBlonde
- eye colorBlue
- high schoolArchbishop Mitty High School, San Jose