Megan Rapinoe

Megan Rapinoe 2022: Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements

USWNT sensation Megan Rapinoe is a superstar. She has been instrumental to the national team's success for years. Moreover, her performances during the 2019 World Cup will live in everyone's memory; likewise, won the Best Fifa Women's player of the year.

The superstar was born on July 5, 1985, in Redding, California. She started playing soccer at the age of three with her brother. However, her brother was a victim of drug abuse and his career derailed. But, Rapinoe and her sister continued to play well.

Jul 5, 2021; East Hartford, Connecticut, USA; USA forward Megan Rapinoe (15) reacts to the crowd during the send-off celebration after defeating Mexico during a USWNT Send-off Series soccer match at Pratt & Whitney Stadium. USA defeated Mexico 4-0. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

The 36-year-old is one of the first names on the team sheet. The winger plays her club games for OL Reign. Apart from her talents on the pitch, she is a live wire of it supporting many charitable causes and being a vocal leader for many relevant issues.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

Career achievements

Significantly, the winger played with teams coached by her father when he was young. She played for the Elk Grove Pride club’s soccer team. After that, Rapinoe with her sister enlisted in the 2004 FIFA U-19 Women’s World Championship and guided that team to reach third. Her role in the Pilots' undefeated season is remarkable as her career skyrocketed from there.

The Chicago Red Stars signed Rapinoe in 2009 and she scored 2 goals and claimed 3 assists. Thus, her career grew to a stage that she became influential and took Olympique Lyon to a UEFA Women's Champions League final. She scored two goals and assisted one.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Soccer Football - Women - Bronze medal match - Australia v United States - Ibaraki Kashima Stadium, Ibaraki, Japan - August 5, 2021. Megan Rapinoe of the United States celebrates scoring their second goal with Carli Lloyd of the United States REUTERS/Edgar Su

Even though her club career was good, her exploits with the USWNT made fans notice her talent.

After making her debut for the US under-16 national soccer team in 2002, Rapinoe became a mainstay in the team. Between 2003-2005, her appearance for the US under-19 team saw her scored nine goals in 21 appearances. Her senior team debut happened on July 23, 2006. The match against Taiwan saw her score the first goal of her career in the US jersey.

Despite all the success she had during her career, the 2012 London Olympics saw a different side of Rapinoe. The disappointment of losing to Japan at the 2011 World Cup final still lingered as Rapinoe and co avenged that loss with a 2-1 victory in the final.

YOKOHAMA, JAPAN - JULY 30: Megan Rapinoe #15 of Team United States scores their sides winning penalty in the penalty shoot out during the Women's Quarter Final match between Netherlands and United States on day seven of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at International Stadium Yokohama on July 30, 2021 in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

She finished the campaign with three goals and four assists while scoring a spectacular Olympico goal; a goal directly from the corner. This followed with the 2015 World Cup. Likewise, the 2016 Rio Olympics saw the USWNT once again claim the gold medal.

The 2019 World Cup saw her cementing her legacy as one of the best soccer players of all time. The US team defeated the Netherlands 2-1 in the final while Rapinoe won the golden boot with 6 goals; including one in the final. After the disappointment at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with the national team claiming the bronze medal, Rapinoe is set to take a break from the national soccer team.

Megan Rapinoe's net worth, salary & endorsements

According to Celebrity Net worth, she has a net worth of $3 million during her playing career. Her wages for the Seattle Reign FC are estimated to be $168,000.

The winger is one of the highest-paid players on the USWNT as her inclusion in the World Cup saw her claim $245,869.

MILAN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 23: The Best FIFA Men's Player of the Year Lionel Messi and The Best FIFA Women's Player of the Year Megan Rapinoe pose for the photos at the end of The Best FIFA Football Awards 2019 on September 23, 2019 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images)

The brand value she possesses is incredible. She signed endorsement deals with Nike and Samsung to represent their brand. Apart from those major companies, she appeared in advertisements with a clothing company Wildfang, medical device company DJO Global, and energy brand Vitamin Water.

Her sponsorships include BodyArmor, Hulu, VISA and owns a company named 'Rapinoe' with her twin sister Rachel.

Charity works and notable milestones

Being a vocal leader on the pitch, Rapinoe's exploits off it is influential. She had a major say in the women’s team’s equal pay complaint to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission since 2016.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Basketball - Women - Gold medal match - United States v Japan - Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan - August 8, 2021. United States soccer player Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird of the United States celebrate after the match REUTERS/Sergio Perez

The sensational Rapinoe is famous for her philanthropic works for the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network and also serves as a mainstay for LGBT organizations.

Her relationships with female counterparts drew her a lot of criticism but Rapinoe's influence paved the way to how people perceive things. She is currently in a relationship with basketball player Sue Bird, since 2016. The couple got engaged in 2020 as there are no dates planned for the wedding.

Moreover, her social media presence is incredible. The influence of her brand name makes her a significant presence for different key movements and continues to be an articulate activist.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

Age36
Height5 feet 6 inches (168 cm)
Weight60 kg (132 lbs)
Marital StatusEngaged to Sue Bird
NationalityUnited States of America
Club TeamOL Reign
EndorsementsNike, Samsung, Visa, BodyArmor, Hulu

Contact Details

Instagram: @mrapinoe

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

Twitter: @mPinoe