Hope Solo Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography, Net Worth & More

Biography / Wiki

Hope Solo, born in 1981, emerged as a prominent goalkeeper in soccer during her time at the University of Washington. Her exceptional skills and contributions were pivotal in securing the gold medal for the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. Furthermore, she delivered an outstanding performance at the subsequent Summer Games in London. Solo’s near-record-breaking achievements inspired and propelled the U.S. team to claim victory in the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2015.

After making controversial remarks during the 2016 Olympics, her tenure with the national team concluded. Subsequently, she initiated a lawsuit against U.S. Soccer, alleging unequal payment between male and female players. In 2011, she showcased a different facet of her personality by participating in the television show ‘Dancing with the Stars’.

Height / Weight / Age

On her upcoming birthday, Hope Solo will be celebrating her 41st year. Standing at a height of 5 feet 9 inches, she maintains an athletic physique with a weight of 70 kg. Her figure measurements are estimated to be around 34-28-36. Hope possesses striking blue eyes and blonde hair, adding to her distinct appearance.

Net Worth

Hope Solo’s wealth primarily stems from her successful profession as a professional goalkeeper. With an estimated net worth exceeding $4 million, she has amassed considerable earnings. Additionally, Solo has partnered with numerous brands, including Seiko, for endorsements. One of her valuable assets is her Kirkland residence, which holds a significant value of $1.2 million, constituting a substantial portion of her overall wealth. Furthermore, she has indulged in various other luxuries, adding to her lavish lifestyle.

Education / Family

Hope was born in Richland, Washington on July 30, 1981. She began her soccer career at Richland High School, initially playing as a forward and impressively netting 109 goals in that position. However, she later gained fame as a gold-medal-winning goalkeeper and was honored as an All-American by Parade magazine on two occasions.

After attending Richland High School in Washington, she continued her education at the University of Washington, where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Speech Communications. Her father, Jeffrey Solo, had a military background, while her mother, Judy Lynn, worked as an Environmental Scientist. Growing up, she shared her childhood with her brother Marcus Solo and also had a half-sister named Teresa Obert.


Hope Solo

Real name Hope Amelia Solo
Birth Place Richland, Washington, USA
Date Of Birth July 30, 1981
Age 41 Years
Height In centimeters – 175 cmIn feet inches – 5’ 9”
Weight In kilograms –  70 kgIn pounds – 154 lbs
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Profession Soccer goalkeeper
Zodiac sign Leo
School Richland High School, Washington
College University of Washington, Washington
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home Town Richland, Washington, USA
Fathers Name Jeffrey Solo (Former Military Personnel)
Mothers Name Judy Lynn (Environmental Scientist)
Brothers Marcus Solo
Sister Teresa Obert (Half-sister)

Hope Solo with her family
Hope Solo with her family

Career / Fashion And Style

Hope Solo, who was chosen by the ‘Philadelphia Charge’ team of the ‘Women’s United Soccer Association’ in 2003, participated in eight games and achieved her inaugural professional shutout against the ‘Atlantic Beat’.

She initially served as a backup goalkeeper for the US 2003 Summer Olympics, but in 2005, she was elevated to the position of the team’s top choice. This promotion marked the beginning of an extraordinary accomplishment, as she went on to establish a remarkable record for the longest unbeaten streak by a US goalkeeper. From March 7, 2002, to July 16, 2008, she remained undefeated for an astonishing 55 consecutive matches.

Solo was a key member of the starting line-up for most of the matches during the 2007 FIFA Women’s World Cup. However, she was relegated to the bench for a critical match, resulting in a loss for the US. Nevertheless, her remarkable contributions played a pivotal role in securing the gold medal for the US at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

In 2010, she joined the ‘Atlanta Beat’ before moving on to ‘MagicJack’ in 2011. She represented the ‘Seattle Sounders Women’ during the 2012 club season. Solo participated in the 13th season of Dancing with the Stars in 2011 and achieved a commendable performance alongside her partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy, earning a spot in the semi-finals of the show.

Records / Achievements

  • Won gold at Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
  • U.S. Soccer Female Athlete of the Year 2009
  • WPS Goalkeeper of the Year 2009
  • FIFA Women’s World Cup Golden Glove (2011, 2015)
  • Won gold at London 2012 Olympic Games
  • IFFHS World’s Women Best Goalkeeper (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
  • CONCACAF Women’s Gold Cup Golden Glove (2014, 2015)

Hope Solo – Olympic gold medal
Hope Solo – Olympic gold medal

Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband and More

Boyfriends Jerramy Stevens (American football tight end)Maksim Chmerkovskiy (Ukrainian choreographer, Rumor)

Hope Solo with Maksim Chmerkovskiy
Hope Solo with Maksim Chmerkovskiy

Marital Status Married
Husband Jerramy Stevens (American football tight end, m. 2012 – present)

Hope Solo with her husband Jerramy Stevens
Hope Solo with her husband Jerramy Stevens

Favourite Things

Favourite Actors Harrison Ford
Favourite Food Thai cuisine
Favourite Films Disney’s Hercules, The Shawshank Redemption, Star Wars
Favourite Sport Soccer, Basketball
Favourite Brand Nike
Favourite Colour(s) Green

Hope Solo

Some Interesting Facts About Hope Solo

  • Her father taught her to play soccer when she was just 5 years old.
  • She started playing for the University of Washington Huskies as she knew her family wasn’t financially strong enough to send her to college. She believed that her soccer skills could help her get there.
  • She used to be a bully in her school
  • Her father was convicted of fraud conversion of property from a property owner after her parent’s divorce in 1987, However, in 2012 her charges were dropped.
  • In 2011, she participated and reached the semi-finals in the 13th season of ‘Dancing with the Stars’ along with her dance partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy.
  • Her hobby is swimming and she is also a dog lover.
  • She released her autobiography ‘Solo: A Memoir of Hope’ in 2012. It reached #3 on the New York Times Best Seller list.

Hope Solo Autobiography Solo
Hope Solo Autobiography Solo

  • Her skills helped earn the U.S. team’s 3rd World Cup championship since 1991 and she was the game-changer at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram – @hopesolo
  2. Twitter – @hopesolo
  3. Facebook – @HopeSolo

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