Kelley O’Hara, the 2012 Olympic Soccer gold medalist is an American soccer player. Currently, she is playing as a wingback or midfielder for National Women’s Soccer League( NWSL ) club Utah Royals FC. Additionally, she also plays for the United States Women’s National Soccer Team. Moreover, she previously played as a forward for NWSL club Sky Blue FC. Further, in her career till now, she has played football for clubs like Pali Blues, Boston Breakers, FC Gold Pride, and Sky Blue FC. She joined Royals in 2018. Besides, she became a member of the US Women’s national team in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
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Kelley O’Hara Bio, Age, Nationality, Parents, Education
The American soccer player Kelley was born as Kelley Maureen O’Hara on August 4, 1988. As of 2019, she has successfully completed 31 years of her age. She was born under birth sign Leo in the beautiful city of Fayetteville, Georgia, US. Further, she holds American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. She took birth in the house of parents Daren O’Haren(father) and Karen O’Hara(mother). Besides, she also has two siblings. Her siblings include a brother named Jerry and a sister named Erin. Moreover, Kelly belongs to Irish heritage and grew up in Peachtree City, Georgia.
Turning back and putting some flash into her education, she attended Star’s Mill High School. Further, she played with the Varsity soccer team for 4 years and captained the team during her junior and senior years. She enrolled at Stanford University and later graduated from there.
Kelley’s Club Soccer Career
Kelly was very much interested in playing soccer since her school days. However, she put her step towards a professional football career in 1997 with Peachtree City Lazers. Playing soccer with Lazers for 3 years, she moved to Lightning Soccer Club in 2000. However, she could last her journey with the club for more than a year. In the Summer of 2009, she played for the Pali Blues of the USL W-League. During her college days, she was drafted in the third overall pick by FC Gold Pride in the 2010 WPS draft. Moreover, in her first season at the club, she leads the club with the regular-season champion. Later, in November of 2010, the club ceased operations due to a lack of financial reserve requirements. After that, she signed to Boston Breakers.
In January of 2013, Kelley signed with Sky Blue FC in the NWSL. There, she used to play as overall forward, central midfielder, winger and right-back. Currently, she is playing for Utah Royals FC. She signed with the club in December of 2017 and has already appeared in its 8 games of 2018.
International Career of Kelley O’Hara
Kelley has benefited her birth nation the USA a lot. From 2005-2010, she represented the US youth teams. Additionally, she also played for the U-16, U-17, and U-20 of the US national team. She leads the US in the first position of the 2016 U-20 FIFA Women’s World Championship. Moreover, Kelley also represented the US under 20 teams at the 2008 U-20 Four Nations Tournament.
In March of 2010, she made her international debut in a friendly match against Mexico. She became the member of the US national team that won the 2012 Olympics gold medal. Further, she won the 2014 and 2018 CONCACAF Women’s Championship with US women’s national team. Moreover, Kelly leads the American to win the 2015 and 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. For their great victory, President Barack Obama honored Kelley with her team at White House.
How much is Kelley’s Net worth and Salary?
Kelley is one of the richest female soccer players all over the world. As of 2019, she has a net worth of $2 million. Further, her current club Utah Royals FC is paying her the yearly salary of $300,000.
Apart from this, Kelley also earns some additional amount of money from an endorsement deal with many brands and companies. She has appeared in various adds and commercials of Under Armour brand. Further, Kelley appeared in a promotional video of chocolate milk of the National Fluid Milk Processor Board. Currently, she is living her lavish life with her tremendous net worth.
Is Kelley O’Hara married? Husband, Boyfriend, and affairs
No, the 31 years old Kelley hasn’t tied her knot with any boy yet. However, the girl is in a relationship now. Kelly is very serious about her relationship as, she is still in a relationship with her high school sweetheart, Adam Sweat. The couple is very close to each other as they are dating each other since their high school days. Both of them resides in Georgia and attended the same high school. While studying together in high school, their friendship turned into a relationship.
Talking baout Adam, he is an associative vice president, marketing, public relations, and communication at Atlanta Technical College. Till the date, any news about their breakup and conflict hasn’t come to hear. Neither, they have revealed the news about their engagement or marriage. Hope, they will soon provide us with the good news of their marriage.
Besides, winning the heart of many with her football skills, Kelley O’Hara also wins the heart with her beautiful face and smile. Kelly stands 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 128 Ibs. Further, she has kept her other body measurements under wrap.