Mia Hamm Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Mariel Margaret Hamm-Garciapara was born on 17 March 1972, in Selma, Alabama USA, into a US Air Force family. She is a well-known retired soccer player, noted for being one of the best female soccer players of all time at both club (Washington Freedom) and international level with the US team. Some of her achievements include “Sportswoman of the Year”, “Soccer Female Athlete of the Year”, “Female Athlete of the Year” among others. What is more, Mia has been inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame, National Soccer Hall of Fame and Alabama Sports Hall of Fame, and is one of only two females listed in the 150 Best Soccer Players of All-Time. Despite the fact that Mia has retired from her career as a soccer player, she is now involved in many other projects.

So how rich is Mia Hamm? It is estimated that Mia’s net worth is $10 million. The main source of this sum of money is Mia’s former career as a successful soccer player. Although she does not play soccer anymore, her net worth is still growing as she is now known as an author and is involved in other activities.

Mia Hamm Net Worth $10 Million

Mia started playing soccer from a very young age. When Mia studied at the Lake Braddock Secondary School she played for school’s soccer team and even helped them to win state championships in 1989. Later Mia continued her studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and she became a part of the university’s team, called “Tar Heels”. Mia continued improving her skills and contributed a lot to team’s wins. In 1987 Mia became the youngest ever to play for the United States women’s national soccer team, and had an opportunity to play at the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 1991, which the US won, and it had a huge impact on the growth of Mia’s net worth.

In 1993 and in 1994 she was able to win the ACC Female Athlete of the Year Award, and her name became even better known among other players and coaches. In 1996 Hamm was again a part of the United States women’s national team which won gold at the Summer Olympic Games on home soil in Atlanta. In 2004 they won gold again at the Summer Olympics in Athens, and it added a lot to Mia’s net worth.

Meantime, in 2001 Mia started playing for the team called “Washington Freedom”, in the year that the first professional women’s soccer league was created in the US called “Women’s United Soccer Association”. Undoubtedly, Mia and her talent had a huge impact on this change in women’s soccer. Despite her success, in 2004 Hamm decided to retire from her career as a professional soccer player, after appearing in an incredible 275 international matches.

In addition to playing, Mia has also collaborated with such companies as “Nike”, “Fleet Bank”, “Gatorade”, “Powerbar”, “Mattel” and others. These activities also added considerably to her net worth. Now Hamm is known for releasing her books, “Go for the Goal: A Champion’s Guide to Winning in Soccer and Life” and “Winners Never Quit”, which gained a lot of acclaim and contributed to Hamm’s wealth. It is clear that Mia is one of the most influential people when talking about women’s soccer, and she remains a very hardworking and determined person.

If to talk about Mia Hamm’s personal life, it can be said that she married Christian Corry, in 1994, but heir marriage ended in 2001. In 2003 she married Norman Garciaparra with whom she has three children. Finally, Mia Hamm is one of the most famous and successful female soccer players of all time. She has achieved a lot during her career as a soccer player and now, even though she is retired, Mia has other activities to take care of. That is why she remains very popular and influential.

Quick Facts

Birth date: March 17, 1972
Birth place: Selma, Alabama, United States
Height:5 ft 4 in (1.65 m)
Weight:125 lbs (56.699 kg)
Profession:Football player
Education:Lake Braddock Secondary School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Nomar Garciaparra (m. 2003), Christian Corry (m. 1994–2001)
Children:Grace Isabella Garciaparra, Ava Caroline Garciaparra, Garrett Garciaparra
Parents:Bill Hamm, Stephanie Hamm
Siblings:Garrett Hamm
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Gave birth to a son, Garrett, in January 2012.
2She gave birth to twin girls, Grace Isabella and Ava Caroline, born March 28, 2007. Nomar didn't make it to the birth but was able to coach his wife through the delivery over the phone. The girls were born five weeks early.
3The fourth of six children.
4Born with a partial clubfoot.
5Youngest person ever to play for the U.S. National Team when she debuted for the USA in 1987 at 15 Years, 140 days.
6Played for the Washington Freedom women's football club (2001-2003).
7Was named FIFA's 2002 Women's World Player of the Year.
8Was a part of the 1996 Olympics Gold medal winning & the '00 Olympics silver medal winning U.S. women's soccer team
9Won the 1999 ESPY awards for female athlete of the year & soccer player of the year
10Member of the gold medal winning team at the 1998 Goodwill Games in NYC
11Youngest player of the winning U.S. team at the 1991 Worlds
12Graduated in 1994 from the University of North Carolina with a degree in Political Science.
13Was a part of the victorious U.S. team at the 1999 World Cup
14joined the national team at 15, becoming the youngest person to do so


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Filmography

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Running the Sahara2007Documentary co-executive producer - as Mia Hamm Garciaparra

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Arli$$1997TV SeriesMia Hamm

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bend It Like Beckham2002special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Extreme Weight Loss2015TV SeriesHerself
Heroes: The Story of the Fifa Women's World Cup2015TV Movie documentaryHerself - USA 1987-2004
Nick News with Linda Ellerbee2015TV SeriesHerself
Nine for IX2013TV Series documentaryHerself
Good Morning America2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Teens Wanna Know2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Good Day L.A.2013TV SeriesHerself
Fox News Live2012TV SeriesHerself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2011TV SeriesHerself
Hell's Kitchen2010TV SeriesHerself - Restaurant Patron
Winning Isn't Everything2008VideoHerself
Dare to Dream: The Story of the U.S. Women's Soccer Team2007TV MovieHerself
CMT: The Greatest - Sexiest Southern Women2006TV SpecialHerself
The Art of Football from A to Z2006TV Movie documentaryHerself
Once in a Lifetime: The Extraordinary Story of the New York Cosmos2006DocumentaryHerself
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition2005TV SeriesHerself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2005TV Series documentaryHerself
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '052005TV Movie documentaryHerself
Live with Kelly and Michael2004TV SeriesHerself
Today2004TV SeriesHerself
Athens 2004: Games of the XXVIII Olympiad2004TV Mini-SeriesHerself
ESPN SportsCentury2004TV Series documentaryHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2004TV SeriesHerself
Trading Spaces: Boys vs. Girls2003TV SeriesHerself
Apple Pie2002Video documentaryHerself
Women of the Games: Going for the Gold on E!2002TV SpecialHerself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1996-2001TV SeriesHerself
Sydney 2000: Games of the XXVII Olympiad2000TV Mini-SeriesHerself
Late Show with David Letterman1996TV SeriesHerself
Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad1996TV Mini-SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Beyond the Glory2005TV Series documentaryHerself
Bend It Like Beckham2002Herself (uncredited)

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