Facts of Megan Rapinoe Networth
|Full Name||Megan Rapinoe|
|Birth Name||Megan Anna Rapinoe|
|Birth City||Redding, California|
|Father Name||Jim Rapinoe|
|Mother Name||Denise Rapinoe|
|Relation With||Sue Bird|
|Awards||Ballon d'Or Féminin|
|Education||Foothill High School, University of Portland|
|Date of Birth||July 5,1985|
Megan Rapinoe is an American professional soccer player and the captain of the OL Reign women's soccer team. She was part of the gold-medal-winning national team that represented the USA in the 2015 and 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup as well as the 2012 London Summer Olympics.
Named The Best FIFA Women's Player in 2019 and the Sports Illustrated 2019 Sportsperson of the Year, she was the recipient of the highest-possible distinction in association football, the 2019 Ballon d'Or Féminin.
We look at the net worth of Megan Rapinoe:
What Is The Net Worth Of Megan Rapinoe In 2020?
As of April 2020, Megan Rapinoe is worth $3 million.
After being inspired by her older brother, Brian, Megan took up soccer at age 3. She played all through high school and into college.
Megan played for the Elk Grove Pride from 2002 to 2005, and when she attended the University of Portland, she joined the collegiate team, the Portland Pilots, with her twin sister, Rachael.
She was undefeated as a freshman and ultimately led the team to an NCAA Division I Women's Soccer Championship win.
She went pro in 2009 and joined the Chicago Red Stars and was quickly drafted to their all-star lineup. When the group disbanded, Megan signed with the Philadelphia Independence and played in the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup.
She then signed on as a guest player for the Australian league, W-League in October 2011, and played for the Sydney FC. She scored the decisive goal leading the team to their first season victory.
She also signed a six-month $14,000-a-month deal in January 2013, with the French team, Olympique Lyonnais and made her UEFA Women's Champions League debut that year.
In 2013, Megan signed with the Seattle Reign FC.
Megan has also represented the USA in many international soccer tournaments. She was part of the United States under-16 national soccer team, and when she came of age, she joined the United States under-19 team during which the team won the third-place trophy at the 2004 FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship.
She then joined the United States women's national soccer team and was instrumental in the team's reaching the finals at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup.
Rapinoe also helped the USA team win gold at the 2012 Olympic Games and win the trophies at the 2015 and the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup.
Her contributions in leading her team to victory didn't go unappreciated, and she was named the Player of the Match of the finals, and she went on to win the Golden Boot the top scorer in the tournament.
Being gay herself, Megan is an activist for LGBTQ rights and part of many benefits, chief among them being Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN). She has also done philanthropic work with United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee.
In 2013, Megan was named the ambassador for Athlete Ally, which seeks to end homophobia, transphobia, and any bigotry in sports. Megan is also one of the first people to sign up for the "Common Goal" campaign, which donates a percentage of their profits to relief benefits.
Megan Rapinoe: Short Biography
Megan Rapinoe was born Megan Anna Rapinoe, on July 5, 1985. Born in Redding, California, Megan was one of five siblings born to Jim and Denise Rapinoe.
She has a fraternal twin, Rachael, who is also a soccer player who has played with Megan on many occasions. She was inspired by her older brother, Brian playing soccer and took an interest in it since she turned three. Brian would grow up to be a felon, but seeing his younger sister perform so well, has been inspired to turn his life around.
Personal Life And Relationships
Megan publicly came out as gay in 2012 in an edition of Out magazine. She revealed that she had been in a relationship with the Australian soccer player Sarah Walsh since 2009. They ended their relationship in 2013, after which she dated the singer Sera Cahoone.
Megan and Seta got engaged in August 2015. They called off their engagement when it came to light that Megan had been dating the basketball player, Sue Bird, since late 2016.