Hope Amelia Solo or Hope Solo is a celebrated woman in American soccer whose contribution is irreplaceable. She is a two time Olympic Gold Medallist and World champion who emerged to be one of the best goalie women soccer ever had. Solo is playing since her college days at the University of Washington, and from there she made all the way to play under different leagues around the world. In the contemporary scenario, she is considered to be one of the best female goalkeepers around the world. So, here we will take you through a brief journey of Hope’s life, career, awards, and net worth in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Hope was born at Richland city in Washington on 30th July 1981 to a couple known as Judy Lynn and Jeffrey Solo. Hope’s father served as an army in the Vietnam War and also infiltrated the love for sports in her daughter. Hope completed her education at the University of Washington where she played several matches and was also the most recommended goalie in college. Solo’s parents got divorced when she was in her adolescence, but she was in touch with her father who was a figure of motivation.
Hope Solo’s personal life is about a single man, and that is her husband, Jerramy Stevens. The couple were in a relationship for a very long time but in the middle, there happened some unfortunate mishap which by God’s grace got resolved, and they got married.
Career, Awards & Nominations
The inception of Hope’s career was from the soccer team of Richland High School where she played in the forward position.
But later during the university days, she played as a goalkeeper which later became her only identity. In the year 2004 Hope was elected in the team for the Olympics but didn’t play in the field.
But later during the university days, she played as a goalkeeper which later became her only identity. In the year 2004 Hope was elected in the team for the Olympics but didn’t play in the field. Though it was a disappointment for her, yet the passion for sports never died inside her, and from the following year, she excelled in her performance. In the next Olympic that is 2008, she was the only force which made the women soccer team win the gold medal. Solo’s career was taking a leap and again in 2011, she made the team achieve, the second position in the World Cup 2011.
The London Olympics in 2012 is also a major factor in Hope’s career. Though in the beginning she ran into trouble, but later fought back and won gold against Japan. Solo also performed brilliantly in the Rio Olympics 2016. Along with sports, there are a few other things which also captivated Hope like television shows and films. She danced with the stars as a contestant, and many other shows like Piers Morgan Tonight, Chelsea Lately etc.
Hope Solo had a remarkable career throughout. Since high school, she became the recipient of various awards and recognitions. In the international stature, she won a gold medal in Olympics for two consecutive years. Solo was also the female athlete of the year 2009 in US Soccer. She also won the Golden Glove for two times by Fifa.
Net Worth & Earnings
Hope Solo has an estimated net worth of $3 million. It is inevitable that in such a long career span in American soccer she has earned a lot of assets. Hope is a star player who has received the ultimate honour from various platforms and also made huge money by playing for many leagues in the world soccer.
Only a fan of soccer may understand that how much capable Hope Solo is as a player in women soccer. Her reflections, strength and strategy made her one of the most accomplished player American soccer ever had. If you still haven’t watched any of the matches’ then make sure you find the right videos and watch it at least once.