Abby Wambach Net Worth : $4 Million
An American Soccer Player and Coach
Abby Wambach Annual Income
Source of Wealth
Years of Experience
24 years (approximately)
Date of Birth
June 2, 1980
Graduated from University of Florida
Abby Wambach’s Income & Total Net Worth
Mary Abigail “Abby” Wambach is a professional American football player and coach, having an accumulated net worth of $4 million from her successful career. Abby, at present, is the member of United States women’s national soccer team, and Western New York Flash for which, she plays in the National Women’s Soccer League. She has won Olympic gold medal twice in her career and is the FIFA World Player of the Year, 2012.
Abby Wambach signed an endorsement deal with Gatorade. Along with Hope Solo, she starred on the “Late Show with David Letterman”.
Properties: Private Fortune
Abby owns a beautiful accommodation in Portland, Oregon, and in Buffalo, New York.
Abby Wambach’s Career
Youngest of the seven siblings, Abby was born in New York. She began to play football at the age of 4. Abby completed her elementary education in Rochester from Our Lady of Mercy High School and later, attended the University of Florida. During her football career in high school, she scored 142 goals, out of which 34 were scored alone. For her exceptional performance in high school, she won many titles, for instance, National High School Player of the Year by Umbro, NSCAA State of New York Player of the Year, NSCAA Regional Player of the Year, and was listed on the nation’s top 10 recruits by USA Today. The journey of her power-packed playing continued in the University of Florida, where Abby went for an athletic scholarship. She was recognized as a 3-time All-American and was the member of a national university championship team. She played for Washington Freedom: the WUSA from 2002 to 2003. Later in 2008, she became the member of a new professional league, named Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) and won several titles.
Abby’s international career started in 2001 and scored her first international goal in 2002 against Finland in a friendly match. The first FIFA Women’s World Cup Tournament of which, Abby was a part, held in 2003.
Abby Wambach won the U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year award for five times and currently, holds the title of the Highest All-time Goal Scorer for the national team. Abby also holds the world record of 161 international goals amongst both female and male soccer players.
Honors and Awards
Abby has made a niche for herself with the passion and intensity that she has for football and such a great player cannot be left unacknowledged by the fans and football federation. Her honors and awards include U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year award, Sportswoman of the Year by Women’s Sports Foundation, 2011 ESPN ESPY Award, 2012 FIFA World Player of the Year, Gold Medal in the 2012 Summer Olympics, etc.
The mayor of Rochester, New York declared July 20, as the “Abby Wambach Day”, in 2011, in her honor.