Soccer player, Julie Ertz, is the wife of an American Football Tight End Zach Ertz. Read on to know more about her age, net worth, and facts about her.
Julie Ertz: Early Life and Net Worth
Julie Beth Ertz, aged 25, was born on April 6, 1992, in Mesa, Arizona. She was born to Kristi and David Johnston and was given a birth name of Julie Beth Johnston. Julie Ertz has an older sister Melanie Johnston. Both the sisters played for ‘Gilbert Soccer Club’ from 2002 to 2004. To reach new heights the Johnston sisters played for ‘Sereno Soccer Club’ in Phoenix. Johnston considered her move to be the best decision she ever made. Ertz played from 2004 to 2010 with the team on U-13 through U-19 teams. Ertz won the state title 9 times and was a captain of her team.
Ertz attended her high school in Dobson High School from 2006 to 2010. For four years, she volunteered to be a student athletic trainer. Ertz devoted her time in school playing for the ‘Sereno’ but never played for her school team. Ertz was also a member of the ‘National Honor Society.’
Ertz: College Career
Ertz completed her major in Communications from Santa Clara University. She was the midfielder for the Broncos Women’s Soccer Team. She played 20 games as freshmen in the year 2010. Ertz was named WCC freshmen of the year and was honored with NSCAA All-West Region Second-Team, Soccer America All-Freshman First-Team, All-WCC Second-Team, and WCC All-Freshman team honors by the end of the season. In her sophomore year, she played 21 games and was the captain of her team, the Broncos. Ertz played 15 to 16 games in her junior year and 22 games in her senior year. Since her childhood, she has been working towards her passion and she has been very successful.
Ertz: Net Worth
Ertz net worth has been estimated to be around 1 million dollars. But it is bound to grow as she is still thriving in her soccer career. After getting married to Zach Ertz, Ertz net worth has been estimated to be around 79 million dollars.
Julie Ertz: Professional Soccer Career
Ertz started her professional career in 2012 when she played for the International Under-20 Youth Soccer at LA Manga Tournament. Ertz then headed into 2012 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup. In the year 2014, Ertz joined the Chicago Red Stars. Ertz has been unstoppable since then. Ertz is currently playing for the Chicago Red Stars. In 2015, Julie Ertz missed few NSWL games since she was committed to the United States Women’s National Soccer Team. Ertz was the midfielder for the United States Women’s National Soccer Team. After playing for FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2015, Ertz played for the Summer Olympics.
Julie Ertz: Awards and Honors
Through her college days, Ertz has been honored with many awards. A few of the remarkable ones throughout her career are WCC Freshman of the Year 2010, U.S. Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year 2012, WCC Player of the Year 2013, NWSL Rookie of the Year 2014, FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in 2012, FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2015, CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying in 2016, She Believes Cup in 2016 and much more. In FIFA 16 and EA Sports FIFA video game series, Ertz and her national teammates have been featured for the first time in a game for women players. After winning the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, Ertz and her teammates were honored with Ticker Tape Parade in New York City. President Barack Obama honored the team in White House in the same year.
Julie Ertz: Wife of Zach Ertz
In 2012, both Julie Ertz and Zach Ertz were in their college days. Zach was a junior from Stanford and Julie a sophomore from Santa Clara. It was love at first sight for Zach when he first met Julie Ertz at a Stanford baseball game. After dating for 4 years the couple decided to get hitched. They got engaged at the stadium where the lovebirds first met. On March 26 this year, the couple tied the knot at an outdoor ceremony at the Bacara Resort and Spa in Santa Barbara, California. The soccer star Julie Ertz wore a backless lace gown. Her sister Melanie was her Maid of Honor. Eagle players, Chicago Red Stars, and United States Women’s National Soccer League teammates were all a part of the young couple’s wedding. The lovebirds went to Kauai and the Big Island for their honeymoon. Their wedding photos are all on her Instagram. She has even posted a few of her honeymoon pictures on her Instagram. On April, Julie Ertz officially debuted her new last name in her jersey for her NSWL team and Chicago Red Stars. Ertz has also quoted that she was excited to see her new last name on her jersey. Zach Ertz has also revealed that he was always hoping to see her new jersey, after their wedding.
Julie Ertz: Facts About Her
Ertz passion for soccer began at the age of 4. She has been training herself ever since. Ertz mom Kristi is her inspiration. She has always been there for her to cheer her, motivate her, and inspire her. Ertz loves shopping. She can never get out of a store without a new dress for her wardrobe. Ertz is a big fan of shoes and coffee.
Life Lessons to Learn From Julie Ertz
Follow your passion and work towards it, you will be a great success. Be your own inspiration. You can always achieve your dreams if you just try a little harder. We wish all the luck, for the soccer star, for her future endeavors, and for a happy marriage.