- Mia Hamm is an American retired professional soccer player, two-time FIFA Women’s World Cup champion, and two-time Olympic gold medalist. In 2004, she retired from the national team with 158 goals in international competitions. FIFA had named her Women’s World Player of the Year twice in 2001 and 2002.
- Net Worth, Salary, and Income
- Married, Husband, and Children
- Family, Parents, and Siblings
- Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Mia Hamm is an American retired professional soccer player, two-time FIFA Women’s World Cup champion, and two-time Olympic gold medalist. In 2004, she retired from the national team with 158 goals in international competitions. FIFA had named her Women’s World Player of the Year twice in 2001 and 2002.
Originally from Selma, Alabama, Mia Hamm was born on 17 March 1972 under the star sign Pisces. The 49-year-old retired soccer player is American by nationality and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. She played collegiate football for Notre Dame Catholic High School in Wichita Falls. Later, she attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Mia played collegiate soccer for the North Carolina Tar Heels women’s soccer team from 1989 to 1983. She helped the college team win four consecutive NCAA Division I Women’s Soccer Championship titles. As the face of the Women’s United Soccer Association, she played for Washington Freedom from 2001 to 2003.
Mia played as a forward for the United States women’s national soccer team from 1987 to 2004. She competed in four FIFA Women’s World Cup tournaments; 1991 in China, 1985 in Sweden, 1999, and 2003 in the United States. She also led the national team at three Olympic Games; 1996 in Atlanta, 2000 in Sydney, and 2004 in Athens.
At age 32, Mia retired with a record of 158 international goals in 258 appearances. She became the first woman inducted into the World Football Hall of Fame in 2013. She was also inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame in 2021.
Mia lives an expensive lifestyle, thanks to the enormous wealth that she accrued from her professional soccer career. She receives a huge payout as a global ambassador for FC Barcelona and a member on the board of directors of Serie A club A.S. Roma. As of 2021, Mia has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
Married, Husband, and Children
Mia was first married to Christiaan Corry, a United States Marine Corps helicopter pilot. After six years of marriage, they divorced in 2001.
Two years later, Mia married then-Boston Red Sox shortstop Nomar Garciaparra on 22 November 2003 in Goleta, California. She gave birth to twin girls – Grace Isabella and Ava Caroline – on 27 March 2007. In January 2012, she gave birth to her third child, son Garrett Anthony.
Family, Parents, and Siblings
Mia is the fourth child born to her parents Bill and Stephanie Hamm. She grew up with five siblings. With her family, she spent her childhood in various the United States Air Force bases around the world. Her father coached Mia after she joined her first soccer team. Her adopted brother, Garrett, died from complications of aplastic anemia in 1997.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Mis has a decent height of 5 feet 5 inches. She has a well-maintained, healthy body that weighs 64 kg. Her natural hair color is black, and she has dark brown eyes.