Alexandra Patricia Morgan, an American professional football player, was born on 2 July 1989, in San Dimas, California USA. Alex was the youngest member of the United States women’s national soccer team which won the gold medal in the 2012 London Olympics She plays forward for Portland Thorns FC in the National Women’s Soccer league (NWSL). Her professional soccer career is the reason for her appreciable net worth.
A professional football player and Olympic gold medal winner, how rich is Alex Morgan? Sources estimate that her net worth is $3 million, mostly accumulated by her professional soccer career.
Alex Morgan Net Worth $3 Million
Alex Morgan’s mother was Pamela S. and father was Michael T. Morgan, she was raised along with two older sisters named Jeni and Jeri. From an early age she was interested in many sports, and specially soccer. Her first club was Cypress Elite which she joined at the age of 14; with this club she won the under-16 Coast Soccer league (CSL). She went to Diamond Bar High School where she was picked for all league three times; she was known for her agility and sprinting. She played regional and state for Olympic Development Program which she credited for giving her the chance to improve her game and mentality; she stated that she got to play with great players and under the guidance of great coaches which helped a lot in developing her game. This was the start to her net worth.
She was called to play for the United States Under 20 women’s national soccer team at the age of 17, but was unable to play for some time due to an anterior cruciate ligament injury, but later she played for the team in 2008. She joined UC Berkley in 2007 and played for California Golden Bears for whom she scored in all the years she played i.e. from 2007 to 2010, despite her busy schedule playing for the national team. Other clubs she has played for include Western New York Flash where she scored 4 goals in 13 appearances, Seattle Sounders Women (2 goals in 3 appearances) and Portland Thorns (14 goals in 32 appearances).
In the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup she was the youngest member of the squad which was the runner-up in the tournament. She scored in both the semifinal and final, and she was the only player to score and provide an assist in FIFA Women’s World Cup final. She was also in the 2012 London Olympics Gold medal winning US team, she scored in the semifinal match against Japan in 123rd minute, and most of her goals were scored after the mark of 60 minutes. She was also a member of 2015 FIFA Women’s world cup-winning US squad, and played all the matches after returning from knee injury. All these achievements along with many endorsements are the reason for her net worth.
In her personal life, Alex Morgan married Servando Carrasco, her fellow soccer player on 31 December 2014. She has been given the nickname of “Baby Horse” by her team mates because of her extreme speed and agility.