Biography - Julie Ertz

Last Modified: 9th Sep, 2023
Julie Ertz
Nick Name
JJ, Jules
Best Known For
Chicago Red Stars (soccer team)
Net Worth
$3.00M Under Review
$1.00M Under Review
Social Media Presence
Personal Detail
Birth Name / Full Name
Julie Beth Johnston N/A
Born on
April 6, 1992 (age 32)
Birth Place
Female N/A
Sexual Orientation
Marital Status
Married Date
David Johnston
David Johnston
Melanie Johnston
Melanie Johnston
Kristi Johnston
Kristi Johnston
Zach Ertz
Madden Matthew Ertz
Madden Matthew Ertz
Body Measurement
Hair Color
Blonde N/A
Eye Color
Blue N/A
Shoe Size
9 US N/A
Bicep Size
inch N/A
Chest Size
inch N/A
Waist Size
Dress Size
6 US N/A
Bust Size
Waist Size
Hip Size
Bra Size
Cup Size
Social Media Presence

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 – Age, Parents, Siblings

Julie Ertz’s birth took place on April 6, 1992, in Mesa, Arizona, USA. She was born Julie Beth Johnston to her father David Johnston and her 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)

Education, Ethnicity

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.

Also read: Kealia Ohai - Soccer player / Football player 

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 proposed to Julie Ertz in February 2016 at the same baseball stadium where they met. 

They welcomed their first child together- son Madden Matthew Ertz on August 11, 2022. They are happily married without no rumors of extra-marital affairs or divorce.

Also read: The Love, Marriage, Relationship of Julie Ertz With Husband Zach Ertz!

Source: Pinterest (Julie Ertz, Zach Ertz's wedding)

Julie Ertz - Career

College games

In 2010, Julie Ertz played in 20 games as a college freshman. She was named WCC Freshman of the Year and in her 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.

Also read: Allie Long - Soccer player, Football player 

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 like 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 an attacking midfield and was named to NWSL Second XI.

The following season, Julie Ertz was unable to play in the beginning games of the 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.

Also read: Hope Solo - Soccer player / Football player 

Source: Arizona Republic (Julie Ertz)

International teams

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, and the 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 are estimated to be around $3 million and $1 million respectively.

Julie Ertz – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media sites Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Julie Ertz is followed by thousands of followers. She also has an official website-

Also read: Carli Lloyd - soccer player / football player 

Fact Check

We endeavour for accuracy. If you believe our content has any misinformation, violates your copyright, or you want to propose an update, please feel free to contact us.


Sorry, biography not found