Last Updated on: June 9, 2019 by: Celebs Podium
American soccer star Alex Morgan plays in the forward position wearing jersey number 13 for NWSL team, Orlando Pride. She was also the 2012 Summer Olympic gold medalist when the U.S. defeated Japan by 2-0.
Alex Morgan Bio & Family
The soccer star was born as Alexandra Patricia Morgan Carrasco on 2 July 1989 in San Dimas, California. Her parents, Pamela S. and Michael T. Morgan raised her along with two older sisters, Jeni, and Jeri in the Diamond Bar, near Los Angeles.
Morgan went to Diamond Bar High School and was three-time all-league pick including the All-American by NSCAA. She stands at the height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m) tall and weighs around 62 kg.
Career & Net Worth
Alex professional career leaped after NWSL team; Western New York Flash picked her in the 2010 WPS draft. After leading the club to win the title, she went to Seattle Sounders Women in 2012 followed by Portland Thorns FC between 2013 to 2015. While playing for Portland, her yearly salary was $45,000.
Alex Morgan in Orlando’s jersey in the 2019 season (Picture: Yahoo Sports)
After two impeccable seasons at Portland, the club traded her to Orlando Pride on 26 October 2015. In between the French giant, Lyon signed her for a loan with a substantial yearly salary of $33,000 per month in 2017. Two months later, she scored her first hattrick against Rodez to lead her club in a 6–0 win. Surprisingly, she announced terminating her contract with Lyon on 2 September 2017 and going back to Orlando in the 2018 season. As if for now, her net worth is $3 million.
Husband Supports Her 2019 World Cup Campaign
The 29-year-old and her husband, Servando Carrasco, age 30, are the most adoring pair for over four years. They went to exchange wedding vows on 31 December 2014 after meeting at UC Berkeley while playing soccer.
Alex Morgan Valentines post for husband Servando on 15 February 2019 (Picture: Alex’s Instagram)
Alex’s husband, Servando, is the LA Galaxy star of MLS club and plays in the midfielder position. He was born on 13 August 1988 in Coronado, California. Both the husband-wife duo has always been encouraging towards their every club or country games. Servando is also on high praise for his wife representing the U.S. at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Some Interesting Facts About Alex Morgan
- Her passion for playing soccer started in an early, where her dad was her first coach. Likewise, she was 14 when she allied with Cypress Elite.
- The U.S. under-20 women’s soccer team chose her when she was 17.
- Alex went to UC Berkeley to play for the college basketball team, California Golden Bears between 2007 to 2010.
- She has represented her nation in the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup, 2012 London Olympics, 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, and 2016 Rio Olympics.