- Date of Birth
- Age 37 Years Old
- Famous Name Megan Rapinoe
- Country United States US
- Father Denise Rapinoe
- Mother Jim Rapinoe
- Birth Name Megan Anna Rapinoe
- Net Worth Around $ 2 million
- Birth Country Redding, California, USA
- Salary Around $ 168,000 she is estimated to earn as an annual salary
- Famous Name Megan Rapinoe
- Nationality American
- Affair with Sue Bird , Sera Cahoone
- Girlfriend Yes
- Boyfriend No
- Currently Club Seattle Reign FC,
Megan Anna Rapinoe or famously known as Megan Rapinoe is an American professional soccer player who plays as a winger and captains for American women soccer club, Reign FC, and US Women's National Team. Besides playing for Reign, she has also played for French women soccer club, Olympique Lyon as well as Australian women soccer club, Sydney FC.
Rapinoe also played for the US in their youth team and made her full senior international debut for US women soccer team in 2006. Rapinoe was the part of the US team that won the gold at London Olympics 2012 and FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2015. She is currently dating her gay partner Sue Bird.
Megan Rapinoe Net Worth-$3 million
As of 2019, Megan Rapinoe has an estimated net worth around $3 million. It was reported she used to earn in excess of $245,000 from playing for Reign FC. She was one of the highest-paid players only behind Marta, Alex Morgan, and Abby Wambach.
Furthermore, Rapinoe's wage to play on the U.S. Women's Soccer Team is a tad complicated, as it heavily depends on the bonus earned to achieve certain accomplishments. In particular, an anonymous player of the US team supposedly said the player's annual wage was actually lower, amounting to about $167,500.
Furthermore, she earns a lot from her endorsement deals with Nike and Samsung. On the other hand, her partner, Sue Bird has an estimated net worth of $5 million and makes an annual salary of around $350,000.
Moreover, Exploring her social account, we found that she is living a luxurious lifestyle which we believe is entirely financed from her playing career. Further, Megan is regularly spotted vacationing in some of the exotic places around the globe, spending extravagantly.
Talking about her assets, she never necessarily thought of flaunting her valuables assets like cars and house in her social account. However, Rapione is often spotted driving some of the expensive cars of recent time.
Megan Rapinoe Relationship Status - Lesbian
Rapinoe openly came out as a lesbian on July 2, 2012. She had been previously in a relationship with an Australian soccer player, Sarah Walsh in 2009. The pair ended their relationship in 2013 and later rumored to be dating Sera Cahoone, a sub pop recording artist.
They announced their engagement in August 2015 and the wedding was held on January 2017. Nevertheless, the two called off their engagement later. She then began dating Seattle storm soccer player, Sue Bird, 2016. The couple is together at current. Further, the duo also featured on the cover of ESPN's Body Issue and became the first same-sex couple to do so.
Apart from soccer, she also spends her time in philanthropic causes. Her works include Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network and United States Olympic Committee as well as actively support a charity organization, Common Goal set by Manchester United midfielder, Juan Mata.
Megan Rapinoe’s Early Career
Megan Rapinoe was born to mother, Denise Rapinoe, and father, Jim Rapinoe on July 5, 1985, in Redding, California, USA. She holds an American nationality. She is the youngest among 6 children of her parents with the fraternal twin sister Rachel Rapinoe. Her twin sister is also an American soccer player.
She began training with her father in her early years and played for the junior side of the team Elk Grove Pride in 2002 and also played for the University of Portland in 2005.
She began her professional playing career with the American soccer club, Chicago Red Stars in 2009.
The American midfielder than joined America women soccer clubs such as Philadelphia Independence as well as Magic Jack in 2011 season.
She then moved to Australia and signed with Australian women soccer club, Sydney FC for 2011/12 season and then signed with French women soccer club, Olympique Lyon for a reported salary of $ 14,000 a month.
Rapinoe made her debut for Lyon at the UEFA Women’s Champions League and scored her first goal at the competition in the same match on quarterfinal round of 2012/13 season.
She is currently playing for National Women’s Soccer League, Seattle Reign FC.
After playing for US women team at their U-16 and U-19 sides, she made her international debut against Ireland in a friendly match on July 23, 2006.
Rapinoe scored her first international goal for the USA against Taiwan on 1st October 2006.
She has represented the USA at the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup and was the prominent player for US team that won the Olympic gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics.
Rapinoe was the captain of the squad that had players such as striker, Christen Press as well as a midfielder, Tobin Heath were contributed significantly in the US winning the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada.
Overall, she has made 135 appearances and scored 35 goals for the US team since making her debut in 2006.