Is Samantha (Sam) Kerr from India, her nationality, ethnicity, parents, girlfriend and net worth

Is Samantha (Sam) Kerr from India, her nationality, ethnicity, parents, girlfriend and net worth

Here is all you need to know about Australian football player Samantha aka Sam Kerr including her age, career, bio and if she’s from India and her ethnicity

The London Metropolitan Police announced on Tuesday that Sam Kerr, a prominent player for Chelsea and Australia’s women’s football team, has been charged with a “racially aggravated offence” in Britain after an altercation with a police officer.

Is footballer Samantha aka Sam Kerr from India, her nationality, ethnicity, parents, girlfriend, salary and net worth

The 30-year-old was charged on with using derogatory, threatening, or abusive language against an officer who was attending to a taxi fare complaint in Twickenham, southwest London, on January 30, 2023. The accusation was made when the accused made his court appearance.

Regarded as one of the top players in the world, the Australian has entered a not guilty plea to a charge of using derogatory, threatening, or abusive language. Meanwhile, it is anticipated that two police officers will testify during her four-day trial in February of next year.

Who is Samantha Kerr?

Samantha May Kerr is an Australian professional soccer player who plays forward for Chelsea in the FA Women’s Super League and for the Australia women’s national team, which she has captained since 2019. She was born on September 10, 1993 in East Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia and the 30-year-old stands 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) tall.

A look at Samantha Kerr’s career so far

Samantha Kerr is regarded as one of the world’s top strikers and one of Australia’s greatest athletes because of her speed, ability, and persistence.

Kerr scored 99 goals in 128 games after joining Chelsea in 2019. She has won three FA Cups, two League Cups, and four Women’s Super League championships. In addition to being the top scorer in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) in the US, Kerr holds the record for both Australian international goals and national team goals.

She is the only player in the history of women’s football to win the Golden Boot in three different leagues on three different continents: the Women’s Super League (Europe) in 2020–21 and 2021–22, the NWSL (North America) in 2017, 2018, and 2019, and the W-League (Australia/New Zealand) in 2017–18 and 2018–19.

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Before joining the Blues, she played for teams like Perth Glory, Sydney FC, Western New York Flash, Perth Glory, Sky Blue FC and Chicago Red Stars. For her international career, she appeared for Australia U17, Australia U20 and Australia.

Despite agreeing to a contract extension last month, she will miss the rest of the Super League this season due to an anterior cruciate ligament tear.

Samantha Kerr’s parents

Samantha Kerr is the daughter of Roxanne and Roger Kerr. Her father, a professional Australian rules football player was born in Calcutta to an Indian mother who is a former basketball player, and an English father, a former featherweight boxer.

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Samantha’s mother also hails from a sporting family. Her father, Harry, and uncle, Con Regan, were professional football players in the West Australian Football League, and another uncle, J. J. Miller, was a renowned jockey who together with Galilee won the Melbourne Cup in 1966.

Australian Sam Kerr is of partial Indian ancestry from her father’s side who is Anglo-India. Sam May Kerr was born on September 10, 1993, in Fremantle, Australia.

Samantha Kerr’s relationship

Samantha Kerr is in a relationship with Kristen Anne Mewis, an American footballer who plays as a midfielder for West Ham.

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Samantha Kerr’s salary, net worth

The Australian celebrity reportedly made $3.34 million last year, according to AFR, from endorsement deals with EA Sports and Nike in addition to a lucrative contract with Chelsea.

In 2022, she made history by becoming the first female football player to feature on the cover of EA Sports’ FIFA video game. Her deal with Chelsea brings her more than $600,000 per season.

Kerr and Nike have been partners for 13 years, and the annual value of their partnership is reportedly $1 million. Sam’s current net worth is between $5-10 million.

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