Julie Ertz - Biography
Last Modified: Sep 1, 2020
|Nick Name:||JJ, Jules|
|Profession:||football player / soccer player|
|Best Known For:||Chicago Red Stars, NWSL|
|Net Worth:||$3 million|
|Born on :||April 6, 1992 (age 29)|
|Birth Name /
|Julie Beth Johnston|
|Birth Place:||Mesa, Arizona, USA|
|Father's Name:||David Johnston|
|Mother's Name:||Kristi Johnston|
Melanie Johnston (sister)
|High School:||Dobson High School|
|University:||Santa Clara University|
|Married Date:||March 26, 2017|
|Husband's Name:||Zach Ertz|
|Height:||1.70 meter (5 feet 7 inch)|
|Weight:||61 kg (134.48 lb)|
|Shoe Size:||9 US|
|Dress Size:||6 US|
|Breast Size:||35 inch|
|Waist Size:||26 inch|
|Hip Size:||35 inch|
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Who is Julie Ertz?
Julie Ertz is a soccer/football player by profession and American by nationality. She plays as a midfielder for the Chicago Red Stars of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) and is a FIFA Women's World Cup champion.
Julie Ertz – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings
Julie Ertz’s birth took place on April 6, 1992, in Mesa, Arizona, USA. She was born as Julie Beth Johnston to father David Johnston and mother Kristi Johnston. She is not the only child of her parents and has a sibling, a sister named Melanie Johnston.
Source: Instagram (young Julie Ertz)
Ertz studied at Dobson High School from 2006 to 2010. There she volunteered as a student athletic trainer all four years. After graduation, she enrolled at Santa Clara University, majoring in communications. While at college, she played as a midfielder for the Broncos women's soccer team.
Her ethnicity is Caucasian.
Julie Ertz – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce
Julie Ertz married her longtime boyfriend Zach Ertz on 26 March 2017. Her husband is a tight end for the Philadelphia Eagles in the National Football League.
The couple had met in college while attending a Stanford Cardinal baseball game. After years of dating, Zach Ertz had proposed to Julie Ertz in February 2016 at the same baseball stadium where they met.
The couple has not announced any pregnancy news and sans children. They are happily married without no rumors of extra-marital affairs or divorce.
Julie Ertz - Career
In 2010, Julie Ertz played in 20 games as a college freshman. She was named WCC Freshman of the Year and in the sophomore year, she played in 21 games with nine goals and four assists.
In 2012, she played in 14 of the 15 games with eight goals and five assists. In Ertz’s senior year, she played in 22 games with eight assists and four game-winning goals.
With the club
On January 17, 2014, Chicago Red Stars selected Julie Ertz in the first round of the 2014 NWSL College Draft. With the team, she has played against clubs Western New York Flash, Boston Breakers, FC Kansas City, Washington Spirit, North Carolina Courage, etc.
In the 2014 season, she played in 21 matches, scored two goals and was named NWSL Rookie of the Year. In the 2015 season with the Chicago Red Stars, Julie Ertz made 11 appearances, playing 990 minutes and was named to the NWSL Best XI.
In the 2016 season, she made a total of twelve appearances before joining the United States women's national team in preparation for the 2016 Summer Olympics. For the 2017 season, Ertz debuted as attacking midfield and named to NWSL Second XI.
The following season, Julie Ertzwas unable to play in the beginning games of 2018 National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) season as she was recovering from a knee injury. That year she played in 15 games but lost to North Carolina Courage in the semi-finals.
Outside of club games, Julie Ertz has played for Youth national teams, Senior national team and in 2015, she played in FIFA World Cup, Algarve Cup, 2016 SheBelieves Cup.
In May 2019, Ertz was named to the final 23-player roster for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. This will be her second World Cup appearance.
She also has a family foundation called Ertz Family Foundation whose mission is to “Empower others by sharing faith, learning through sports and advancing education to build supportive communities. Vision: Transforming lives through faith, hope, and love.”
Julie Ertz – Net Worth, Salary
The net worth and annual salary of Ertz is estimated to be around $3 million and $1 million respectively.
Julie Ertz – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media sites Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Julie Ertz is followed by thousands of followers. She also has an official website- ertzfamilyfoundation.org.
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