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Hope Solo (Goalkeeper) Height, Weight, Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Bio
Full NameHope Amelia Solo
ProfessionSoccer goalkeeper
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters - 175 cm
in meters - 1.75 m
in feet inches - 5’ 9”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms - 70 kg
in Pounds - 154 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.) 34-28-36
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlonde
NFL/American Football/Rugby
DebutNFL -
Coach/TrainerJill Ellis
PositionGoalkeeper
Soccer TeamsSeattle Reign, Seattle Sounders Women, MagicJack, Atlanta Beat, Saint Louis Athletica, Olympique Lyon
Jersey Number# 1
Records/Achievements (main ones)• 3-time Olympian (2008, 2012, 2016); 2-time Olympic medalist (2 golds)
Hope Solo - Olympic gold medal
• FIFA Women's World Cup Golden Glove (2011, 2015)
• Won gold at Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
• U.S. Soccer Female Athlete of the Year 2009
• WPS Goalkeeper of the Year 2009
• Won gold at London 2012 Olympic Games
• IFFHS World's Women Best Goalkeeper (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
• CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup Golden Glove (2014, 2015)
Personal Life
Date of BirthJuly 30, 1981
Age (as in 2017)36 Years
Birth PlaceRichland, Washington, USA
Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo
SignatureHope Solo signature
NationalityAmerican
HometownRichland, Washington, USA
SchoolRichland High School, Washington
College/UniversityUniversity of Washington, Washington
Educational QualificationMajor in Speech Communications
FamilyFather- Jeffrey Solo (Former Military Personnel)
Mother- Judy Lynn (Environmental Scientist)
Brother- Marcus Solo
Sister- Teresa Obert (Half-sister)
Hope Solo with her family
ReligionChristianity
Ethnicity/RaceItalian-American
Address6415 NE 138th Pl., Kirkland, WA 98034, USA
Hope Solo home
Fanmail AddressHope Solo
Pro Sport Communications
137 N. Larchmont
Suite 477
Los Angeles, CA 90004
USA
HobbiesSwimming
Controversies• In 1998, when she was a senior at High School, she punched a student in the cheek and said, "I f****** hate you, you fat a** whore" and punched her two more times, after which she was told to stay 300 feet away from that student.
• In 2007, when her coach, Greg Ryan, threw her out of the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup semifinals after a 0-4 loss to Brazil, she criticized his judgment by calling it "the wrong decision", after which she was benched for the remaining part of the season.
• In 2011, she alleges that her dance partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy slapped her during rehearsals of 'Dancing With the Stars.'
• In 2012, her husband Jerramy Stevens was arrested on investigation of assaulting her but was released due to lack of evidence against him.
• In 2012, the US Anti-Doping Agency warned her after she tested positive for a prohibited diuretic called Canrenone. On the other hand, she defended herself by saying that it was prescribed by a physician.
• In 2014, her nude photos were leaked on iCloud.
• In 2014, she was arrested and charged with assault in the 4th degree, but due to lack of evidence against her, she was released the next day.
• In 2015, just before the start of the team's Women's World Cup campaign, a report came out in media that she was aggressive and used temporal language towards police, and even threatened to hit officers and teased them about her wealth during an arrest on domestic violence charges in 2014.
• In 2016, just before a Rio Olympics game, the Brazilian crowd welcomed her with boos and Zika chants due to her pre-Olympic tweets about Zika.
Hope Solo Zika controversy
• In 2016, after the U.S. team lost to Sweden in the quarterfinals of the Rio Olympics, Solo called the Swedish team "a bunch of cowards" in frustration, after which she was banned from the national team for 6 months.
Hope Solo - USA vs Sweden Rio 2016
• In 2017, she accused the former Fifa president Sepp Blatter of touching her and said he "grabbed her ass" just before she took to the stage at the Ballon d'Or awards ceremony in 2013.
Hope Solo and Sepp Blatter
Favorite Things
Favorite ActorsHarrison Ford
Favorite FilmsDisney’s Hercules,The Shawshank Redemption, Star Wars
Favorite FoodThai cuisine
Favorite SportSoccer, Basketbal
Favorite ColorGreen
Favorite BrandNike
Girlfriends, Affairs and More
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
Boyfriends/AffairsMaksim Chmerkovskiy (Ukrainian choreographer, Rumor)
Hope Solo and Maksim Chmerkovskiy
Jerramy Stevens (American football tight end)
Husband/SpouseJerramy Stevens (American football tight end, m. 2012 - present)
Hope Solo with her husband Jerramy Stevens
Marriage Date13 November 2012
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter- None
Money Factor
Salary/Fees$22,000 – $65,000/year
Net Worth$2.5 million

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Hope Solo

  • Does Hope Solo smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Hope Solo drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Though she had a complicated relationship with her father, she credits him for teaching her to play soccer when she was just 5 years old. Hope Solo childhood photo with her father
  • She was a bully in her school days.
  • After her parent’s divorce in 1987, her father was convicted of fraud conversion of property from a property owner, but in 2012, her charges were dropped.
  • As her family wasn’t financially strong enough to send her to college, she knew that her soccer skills could help her get there. Therefore, she started playing for the University of Washington Huskies.
  • In 2000, after having a successful stint at the U.S. junior national soccer teams, she was selected in the U.S. women’s national team.
  • In 2011, she participated in the 13th season of ‘Dancing With the Stars’ along with her dance partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy, where they reached the semifinals.
  • In 2012, she released her autobiography ‘Solo: A Memoir of Hope’, which was #3 on the New York TimesBest Seller list. Hope Solo - Solo...A Memoir of Hope
  • She was the game-changer at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, which helped earn the U.S. team’s 3rd World Cup championship since 1991.
  • She has two tattoos – one on her wrist (her name) and another on the right side of her chest (a poem). Hope Solo tattoos
  • She is an avid dog lover. Hope Solo, a dog lover
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