Mia Hamm siblings and bio
Mariel Margaret Hamm Garciaparra AKA Mia Hamm was born on 17th March 1972, in Selma, Alabama, United States of America. She is the daughter of Bill Hamm and Stephanie Hamm. She has a brother and three sisters. Mia Hamm siblings are named as Garrett Hamm, Tiffany Hamm, Caroline Hamm and Lovdy Hamm. When she was a toddler, Mia wore corrective shoes as she was born with a club foot. During her childhood, Mia spent most of her time on various the United States Air Force bases around the world with her family. While staying at Florence, Italy, Mia first played soccer. At the age of five, Mia joined her first soccer team in Wichita Falls, Texas. Her father coached her and her brother Garrett. Mia had the keen interest in sports since her small age and also excelled as a football player. As a high school freshman and sophomore, Mia played soccer for Notre Dame Catholic High School situated in Wichita Falls. According to Mia Hamm bio, she was the youngest player to play at the 1987 U.S. Olympic Festival for the United States women’s national soccer team. In the beginning, she played as a forward but did not score a goal. Mia spent a year at Lake Braddock Secondary School in Burke, Virginia and helped the Lake Braddock soccer team to win the 1989 state championships.
How much is Mia Hamm net worth?
A retired professional player Mia Hamm was the youngest team member in history to win the World Cup in the year 1991. Her age was just 19 years old then. After five years, Mia and her teammates Michelle Akers, Brandi Chastain and Kristine Lilly received the gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. Mia was elected as Soccer USA's Female Athlete of the Year five years in a row from 1994 to 1998. She was also named as MVP of the Women's Cup in 1995 and won three ESPY Awards such as Soccer Player of the Year and Female Athlete of the Year.
Similarly, in the year 1999, Mia set a new record for most international goals scored when she made her 108th goal for the U.S. team. She was named as FIFA's World Player of the Year in both the year 2001 and 2002. She won the Women's World Cup in the year 1991 and 1999 and took Olympic gold medals in 1996 and 2004. In 2004, she and teammate Michelle Akers were named on FIFA's list of the 125 Greatest Living Soccer Players, becoming the only women and only Americans to be named to the list at that time. She held the title until June 2013, when her record was broken by fellow American player Abby Wambach. Mia played with the U.S. women's national soccer team for 17 long years, building one of the biggest fan bases of any American athlete. Mia is a hardworking and talented soccer player so most of her fans wonder how much is Mia Hamm net worth? As per the recent data of 2017, she has the mouthwatering amount of net worth of more than 10 million dollars. So, anyone can easily guess how high Mia Hamm salary would be.
Mia Hamm husband
Moving towards her personal life, she got married to her college sweetheart and Christiaan Corry in 1994. But sadly they got separated in 2001 after six years of their marriage. After that, she again married with Nomar Garciaparra on 22nd November 2003 in Goleta, California. Mia Hamm husband Nomar is a professional baseball player. Few years after their marriage, the couple was blessed with a twin daughter named as Grace Isabella and Ava Caroline on 27th March 2007. Their babies were born five weeks early. Later in January 2012, Mia gave birth to a son and named him as Garrett Anthony.