Abby Wambach net worth: American soccer player, coach and two-time Olympic gold medalist, Abby Wambach has a net worth of $3 million.
Born on June 2, 1980 as Mary Abigail ‘Abby’ Wambach, this professional woman soccer player is considered to be the finest ever player in American history. Having played for the US Women’s national team since 2001, Wambach has won two gold-medals in Olympics while also is the 2012 FIFA World Player of the Year.
Having started collegiate soccer for University of Florida Gators, she took her side toe the Division I championship while also putting herself in the All-American team. A striker by trade in the soccer pitch, she has played for Washington Freedom, magicJack and Western New York flash while she currently is a player-coach for magicJack.
Wambach started playing for the national side in 2001 and became a team regular in 2003. The highest all-time goal scorer in the national team with 184 goals during her career, she is also the US Soccer Athlete of the Year for sixt times. With experiences of four world cup and two Olympic competitions, Wambach’s side stood second in 2011 while won Olympics in 2004 and 2012.
Good with both feet and head, Wambach is one of the finest players in the world today known for her diving headers. Her header goal against Brazil in the 2011 FIFA Women’s world cup in 122nd minute is what considered the best goal of her career.
Abby Wambach has also been included in the list of the 100 most influential people in the world by TIME magazine in 2015. She lives in Portland, Oregon with her longtime partner, Sarah Huffman. The leading female soccer player in the US sports history, Abby Wambach receives around $60,ooo in salary and has a net worth of $3 million.
Quick Facts about Abby Wambach
Full Name: Julie Beth Johnston
Profession: Footballer (Soccer Player)
Playing position: Striker
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Date of Birth: June 2, 1980
Place of Birth: Rochester, New York
Education: University of Florida
Current Club: magicJack
Salary: $60 thousand