Hope Solo - Biography

Last Modified: Sep 15, 2020

Hope Solo
Profession: Soccer player, Football player
Best Known For: Olympics
Salary: $65K
Net Worth: $3 million

Personal Details

Born on : July 30, 1981 (age 39)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Hope Amelia Solo
Birth Place: Richland, Washington, USA
Horoscope: Leo
Father's Name: Jeffrey Solo
Mother's Name: Judy Lynn Solo
Siblings: 2

Marcus Solo (brother)
Teresa Obert (half-sister)

High School: Richland High School
University: University of Washington
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Italian, English, German, Polish, Spanish, French)
Nationality: American

Relationships

Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: November 13, 2012
Husband's Name: Jerramy Stevens
Children: 2

twin daughters Lozen Orianna Judith Stevens, Vittorio Genghis Stevens

Body Measurements

Height: 1.75 meter (5 feet 9 inch)
Weight: 69 kg (152.12 lb)
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: 10 US
Dress Size: 6 US
Breast Size: 34 inch
Waist Size: 28 inch
Hip Size: 36 inch
Bra Size: 34
Cup Size: B

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Who is Hope Solo?

Hope Solo is a soccer player by profession and American by nationality. Her playing position is a goalkeeper and has played for the United States women's national soccer team, Philadelphia Charge, Saint Louis Athletica, Atlanta Beat, magicJack, Seattle Sounders, Seattle Reign FC, etc.

Hope Solo – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings

Hope Solo’s birth took place on July 30, 1981, in Richland, Washington, USA. She was born as Hope Amelia Solo to mother Judy Lynn Solo and father Jeffrey Solo, an Italian-American Vietnam War veteran.

She is not the only child of her parents and has a sibling, a brother named Marcus Solo. Her parents divorced when she was 6 years old. She also has a half-sister named Teresa Obert.

When Hope Solo was 7, her father picked up her and Marcus and drove to Seattle, where they stayed for several days at a hotel. At first, she thought it was a vacation but soon realized it was kidnapping. The police found and arrested her father for alleged kidnapping.

young Hope Solo (Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, she attended Richland High School and after graduation enrolled at the University of Washington where she majored in speech communications. Her ethnicity includes Italian, English, German, Polish, Spanish, French.

Hope Solo – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Solo dated American football player Jerramy Stevens. They ended their relationship in 2011, just to reconcile in August 2012. She and her boyfriend married on 13 November 2012. 

She had gotten pregnant with a child but in 2019 she revealed her miscarriage to twins in February 2018. On April 3, 2020 Solo welcomed twin daughters Lozen Orianna Judith Stevens, Vittorio Genghis Stevens. Hope Solo and her husband are living without rumors of extra-marital affairs or divorce.

Hope Solo, Jerramy Stevens (Us Weekly)

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Hope Solo – Career

College games

Solo was taught to play soccer by her father. In her adult years, she played for Washington Huskies from 1999 to 2002. After graduating from college, she went on to play for football clubs.

With Clubs

Hope Solo was selected by Philadelphia Charge in the 2003 WUSA Draft. She played for Kopparbergs/Göteborg in 2004, Olympique Lyon in 2005. And in 2009 she was recruited by Saint Louis Athletica and stayed with the team until 2010.

She played for Atlanta Beat in 2010, magicJack in 2011, Seattle Sounders Women in 2012 and Seattle Reign from 2013-2016. Over the years she has played in the Women's United Soccer Association (WUSA),  Women's Professional Soccer (WPS), National Women's Soccer League, among others.

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International Career

Hope Solo is regarded as one of the top female goalkeepers in the world. She played in the FIFA Women's World Cup (2007, 2011, 2015), Summer Olympics (2008, 2012), Rio Olympics (2016).

In the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup, she received the Golden Glove award for best goalkeeper and Bronze Ball award for her overall performance. She has also participated in the Dancing with the Stars and posed for various magazines including ESPN, Elle.

Hope Solo (The Independent)

Hope Solo – Awards, Titles

Over the years Hope Solo has received over 25 awards and titles. Some include two FIFA Women's World Cup Golden Glove, a FIFA Women's World Cup Bronze ball, two FIFA Women's World Cup All-Star Team, two Olympic Gold Medals, 7 Algarve Cups, etc.

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Hope Solo – Legal issues, Nude Leaks

A day before she and Stevens married, Stevens was arrested after an altercation that left Solo injured was investigated. He was released the next day.

In 2014 she was one of the victims of iCloud nude leaks of celebrity photos. Solo was arrested on June 21, 2014, on the charges of assault against her half-sister and nephew. The charges were dropped in May 2018.

Hope Solo – Net Worth, Salary

Solo’s net worth is estimated to be around $3 Million while her salary is estimated to be $65,000.

Hope Solo – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

On social media, she is active on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and also has an official website- hopesolo.com.

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