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Sam Kerr Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Family

Sam Kerr Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6 in
Weight 63 kg
Date of Birth September 10, 1993
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Eye Color Dark Brown

Sam Kerr is an Australian professional soccer player who has played as a forward for Chelsea in the FA Women’s Super League and the Australia women’s national team (the Matildas).

Born Name

Samantha May Kerr

Nick Name

Sam

Sam Kerr as seen while playing for Perth Glory Womens in 2010
Sam Kerr as seen while playing for Perth Glory in 2010 (Thewomensgame / English Wikipedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

East Fremantle, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Nationality

Australian nationality

 

Occupation

Professional Soccer Player

Family

  • Father – Roger Kerr (Former Australian Rules Football Player, Coach)
  • Mother – Roxanne (née Regan)
  • Siblings – Daniel Alan Kerr (Older Brother) (Former Australian Rules Footballer)
  • Others – Denzil Mowbray Kerr (Paternal Grandfather) (Metallurgist, Featherweight Boxer), Coral Beryl (Paternal Grandmother) (Basketball Player), Harry (Maternal Grandfather) (Professional Footballer)

Position

Forward

Build

Athletic

Sam Kerr as seen at the 2017 Algarve Cup
Sam Kerr as seen at the 2017 Algarve Cup (Thewomensgame at English Wikipedia / Wikimedia / CC BY 4.0)

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

63 kg or 139 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Sam Kerr has dated –

  1. Nikki Stanton (2014-2021) – She started going out with American professional soccer player Nikki Stanton in the year 2014. Nikki has played as a midfielder for OL Reign of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). After dating for several years, the duo decided to call it quits and parted ways in August 2021.
  2. Kristie Mewis (2021-Present) – In August 2021, she began dating American soccer player Kristie Mewis. She has played as a midfielder for Gotham FC of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) and the United States national team.

Race / Ethnicity

Mixed (White and Asian)

Sam Kerr is of English-Scottish and Indian descent on her father’s side and has Anglo-Australian roots on her mother’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Lesbian

Distinctive Features

Toned physique

Brand Endorsements

Sam Kerr has done endorsement work for brands such as IWC SchaffhausenNike, etc.

Sam Kerr as seen at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup
Sam Kerr as seen at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup (Liondartois / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sam Kerr Facts

  1. Growing up, she played Australian rules football.
  2. When she was 12 years old, she eventually switched to association football, mostly due to gender restrictions. Sam Kerr has stated, “I started at 12. Before that it was all AFL. I hated soccer when I was a kid. I never had a soccer ball around the house.”
  3. After she was spotted by Perth Glory striker Bobby Despotovski when Sam was 13, he described her athleticism and raw talent as “exceptional”.
  4. She went on to make her W-League and international debuts when she was 15 years old.
  5. As a junior, Sam Kerr played football at Western Knights in Mosman Park. She then trialed for the Western Australian State Team before moving to Perth Glory.
  6. When she was 15 years old, she debuted for Perth Glory during the 2009 W-League season.
  7. Sam Kerr was named Players’ Player at the 2009 W-League Awards and awarded Goal of the Year for her long–range goal against Sydney FC in round 8.
  8. She started in all 10 matches for Perth Glory during the 2010–11 season and scored 3 goals.
  9. She made her international debut when she was 15 in February 2009. She debuted for Australia’s senior national team in Canberra as a 76th-minute substitute in a friendly against Italy, which Australia lost 5–1.
  10. At 16, Sam Kerr scored her first international goal during the 2010 AFC Women’s Asian Cup final against North Korea. That aided Australia draw 1–1 in full-time and led to Kerr’s first international trophy.
  11. She was named to Australia’s 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup squad.
  12. On January 14, 2011, she scored a brace in the first half of a match against Adelaide United on 14 January 2011 lifting Perth Glory to a 2–1 victory.
  13. Sam Kerr signed with the Western New York Flash in 2013 and went on to make 19 starts in her 21 appearances for the club and scored 6 goals.
  14. For the 2014 season, Sam Kerr returned to the Flash and head coach Aaran Lines said of Kerr, “With her attributes – her speed, athleticism and instincts – if she continues to develop at the rate she is, Sam can become one of the best strikers in the world.” After that season, Kerr was traded to Sky Blue FC in exchange for Elizabeth Eddy and a first-round pick—fourth overall—in the 2015 NWSL College Draft.

Featured Image by Thewomensgame / English Wikipedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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