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Sam Kerr Bio, Age, Family, Relationship, Career, Awards, Net Worth, And More

Sam Kerr is an Australian professional soccer player who plays as a striker for FA Women’s Super League club Chelsea, and the Australia women’s national team, which she has captained since 2019.



Height- 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)

Weight- 66 kg

Born- 10 September 1993

Birthplace – East Fremantle, Australia

Full name – Samantha May Kerr

Profession – soccer player

Spouse – Kristie Mewis.

Nationality- Australian

Dates joined – November 2019 (Chelsea F.C. Women), MORE

Current teams: Chelsea F.C. Women (#20 / Forward), Australia women’s national football team (#20 / Forward), Australia


She is the daughter of Roxanne (formerly Regan) and Roger Kerr. Her father, a professional Australian rules football player, was born in Calcutta to an English father, who was a featherweight boxer, and an Indian mother who played basketball.


Kerr is currently in a relationship with American soccer player Kristie Mewis. She was previously in a relationship with former Perth Glory and Chicago Red Stars teammate Nikki Stanton.

Sam Kerr relationship

Net Worth

As of 2024, Sam Kerr’s net worth stands at $4.7 million Australian dollars.


He made her professional debut at just 15 years old for Perth Glory in the Australian W-League in 2009. She quickly established herself as a star, winning awards in her first season.

In 2013, she signed with the Western New York Flash. She made 19 starts in her 21 appearances for the club and scored six goals.

In 2015, she joined Matildas teammate Caitlin Foord at Sky Blue FC following their participation at the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada. Kerr’s six goals in her nine appearances ranked first on the team.

During the 2016 season, Kerr made nine appearances for Sky Blue after being away with the national team in preparation for the 2016 Rio Olympics. She scored five goals during the regular season.

Internationally, Kerr has represented Australia over 130 times, scoring over 70 goals. She helped Australia win the 2010 Asian Cup.

She has played in a lot of World Cups, including in 2011, 2015, 2019, and 2023. Her first World Cup goal was in 2019, and she scored four goals in one game against Jamaica. At the 2020 Olympics, she became Australia’s top scorer with 48 goals. In 2022, she scored five goals in a game and broke the record for the most goals scored by an Australian player, beating Tim Cahill’s record.

Sam Kerr career

In 2023, she was chosen to be the captain of the Australian team for the World Cup, which was held in Australia. She missed the first game because of an injury, but she played in the rest of the tournament. She scored a goal in the quarter-final game against France, which helped Australia win in a penalty shootout.

International Achievements:


AFF U-16 Women’s Championship: 2009

AFC Women’s Asian Cup: 2010; runner-up: 2014, 2018

Centenary Cup: 2013

Cup of Nations: 2019, 2023


Sam Kerr has set several records across different leagues and competitions, including:

  • All-time leading scorer for the Australian international female team and overall Australian international team.
  • Most goals scored in a calendar year (2022).
  • First Australian football player to score a hat-trick at a World Cup (2019).
  • Numerous records in W-League, NWSL, FA Women’s Super League, UEFA Women’s Champions League, and other competitions.
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