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Kristie Mewis is a celebrated American soccer star who plays as a midfielder for West Ham United and the United States national team. She has a remarkable career that spans over a decade, from her youth days at Boston College to her professional stints in various clubs and leagues around the world.

She is also a proud member of the USWNT which won the bronze medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the SheBelieves Cup in 2021 and 2022. Kristie Mewis is not only a talented athlete, but also a passionate person who loves her family, friends, and partner.

In this article, we will explore the life and career of Kristie Mewis, her achievements, challenges, and personal stories. We will also learn more about her boyfriend. If you are a fan of soccer, women’s empowerment, and love, you will enjoy reading this bio of Kristie Mewis.

Fast Facts About Kristie Mewis

Full/Birth Name Kristen Anne Mewis
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Date of Birth February 25, 1991
Hometown Weymouth, Massachusetts
Birth Country United States of America
Age 32
Partner Sam Kerr
Education Boston College
Position Midfielder
Jersey Number 15
Current Team West Ham United
Net Worth (approx.) $5 million

Kristie Mewis Early Life and Education

Mewis was born on February 25, 1991, and spent her childhood in Hanson, Massachusetts. She enrolled in Whitman-Hanson Regional High School and played on the soccer team.

With 74 goals and 34 assists, she had an outstanding high school career. She earned the NSCAA All-American title three times, as well as being a three-time recipient of the All-New England and All-Massachusetts team awards. She also made it to the Eastern Massachusetts Girls Soccer Association Div. 1 First-Team All-Star three times.

She was the NSCAA Youth Player of the Year and the US Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year in 2008. The following year, she joined the Parade All-America team.

She and her sister Sam, who is also a professional soccer player, represented the USA at the 2008 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup and the 2010 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup. They made history by becoming the first sisters to play in both tournaments.

Kristie Mewis Career Growth and Timeline

Kristie Mewis’s career has been full of inspiration for young players. After a successful career at Boston College, she has so far played for over 10 clubs since 2013 when she debuted as a professional soccer player.

Club Career

Kristie’s association with several top clubs says a lot about her skills and achievements. Here’s a list of her associations with different domestic clubs:

Canberra United FC (2013)

In the last two weeks of the 2012–13 season, Mewis joined Canberra United FC, a team in the Australian W-League. She debuted for the club in a match where they defeated the Western Sydney Wanderers FC by 5–0.

FC Kansas City (2013)

Mewis was one of the top picks in the 2013 NWSL College Draft, as FC Kansas City selected her in the first round (third overall) for the first season of the National Women’s Soccer League. She earned a U.S. Soccer subsidy during the year.

Boston Breakers (2014–2016)

Mewis moved to Seattle Reign FC in November 2013, when FC Kansas City exchanged her for Amy Rodriguez. A few days later, she was traded again, this time to the Boston Breakers along with Michelle Betos and two 2015 NWSL College Draft picks, in exchange for Sydney Leroux. She played 15 games and netted 3 goals for the Breakers in 2014.

Iga FC Kunoichi (2014) – Loan

Mewis agreed to a short-term deal with Iga FC Kunoichi, a Japanese Nadeshiko League first-division club, in October 2014.

FC Bayern Munich (2015) – Loan

Mewis signed with Bayern Munich, a German powerhouse, for a year in August 2015. She then left the club to join Washington Spirit.

Washington Spirit (2016–2017)

Mewis and Kassey Kallman left the Boston Breakers in November 2016, when they were traded to the Washington Spirit for Megan Oyster.

Chicago Red Stars (2017)

Mewis joined the Chicago Red Stars on August 21, 2017, in exchange for their 2018 NWSL College Draft first-round pick. She played her debut match for the Red Stars against her former team and netted a goal in the first 45 minutes, securing a win for the Red Stars and knocking the Spirit out of the playoff race.

Houston Dash (2017–2021)

Mewis’s stint with the Chicago Red Stars was short-lived, as she was traded to the Houston Dash on August 30, 2017, for USWNT star Morgan Brian and some other undisclosed benefits for Houston.

Gotham FC (2022–2023)

Mewis was picked by the new NWSL club San Diego Wave FC in the 2022 NWSL Expansion Draft on December 16, 2021, and then traded to Gotham FC for $200,000 in allocation money. She helped Gotham FC reach the final of the 2023 NWSL by setting up Katie Stengel’s goal in the semifinal against Portland Thorns, which ended 1-0. Mewis and Gotham FC parted ways by mutual consent in December 2023.

West Ham United (2023–Present)

Mewis signed with the Women’s Super League team, West Ham United, on December 22, 2023.

International Career

Mewis received an invitation from Tom Sermanni, the head coach, to join the national training camp in January 2013. She was preparing for a friendly match with Scotland. On February 9, 2013, she played for the senior team for the first time against Scotland and secured a spot on the 2013 Algarve Cup team.

Mewis played 15 times for the national team between 2013 and 2014, but then she lost her place. She returned to the national team after five years when Vlatko Andonovski, the new coach, called her to a USWNT talent identification training camp in December 2019.

Andonovski selected Mewis for the United States team for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia on June 21, 2023. She did not play in the group stage, but she made her World Cup debut in the match with Sweden.

Kristie Mewis Career Stats – International

National Team Year Appearance Goals Assists
                                                      United States 2013 10 1 2
2014 5 0 0
2020 1 1 0
2021 17 2 2
2022 13 3 0
2023 7 0 0
Total 53 7 4

Achievements and Awards Received by Kristie Mewis

  • NWSL Challenge Cup Champions in 2020
  • NWSL Championship in 2023
  • CONCACAF Women’s Championship in 2022
  • Olympic Bronze Medal in 2020
  • Won SheBelieves Cup in 2021
  • United States Soccer Federation Young Female Athlete of the Year in 2008

Kristie Mewis Boyfriend and Kids

Kristie Mewis is currently dating Australian soccer player Sam Kerr. He proposed Mewis in 2023. Both Kristie Mewis and Sam Kerr love to share their love bond on social media through adorable photos. They often post photos together on Instagram. Previously, Kristie dated Rachel Daly when they were teammates in the Houston Dash club. Currently, Kristie Mewis is not married and has no kids yet.

Kristie Mewis Age, Height & Weight

Kristie is one of the most beautiful athletes in the US. She has a perfect physique with alluring eyes, enough to captivate anyone. Born in 1992, Krstie is currently 32 years old but she doesn’t look that much older.

Here’s detailed information for Kristie Mewis’s body measurements:

Height 5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
Weight 64 kg or 141 lbs
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue

Kristie Mewis’s Net Worth in 2024

Kristie Mewis has an estimated net worth of around $5 million. A majority of her income comes from her contract with West Ham United and the United States national team. She has represented the United States in the 2023 FIFA World Cup.

She currently lives in Massachusetts and owns several sports cars worth millions of dollars. At the same time, Kristie Mewis’s salary is estimated to be $1 million annually. She also has a brand endorsement deal with Nike.

Kristie Mewis’s Social Media Accounts

Kristie Mewis is present on all major social networking sites; however, she doesn’t seem to be active on Facebook and Twitter. Despite this, her fan following is still growing with 5.2K followers on Facebook and 55.3K followers on Twitter.

Kristie Mewis’s Instagram account has over 518K followers and 500+ posts. She often posts photos of her with her boyfriend Sam Kerr. Below are the official social media handles of Kristie Mewiss:


Top 10 Surprising Facts About Kristie Mewis

  • Kristie is the older sister of Sam Mewis, another USWNT star who plays for Chelsea.
  • She is currently dating Sam Kerr, the captain of the Australian national team and Chelsea.
  • She has been a fan of West Ham United since she watched a game at the Boleyn Ground in 2015.
  • Kristie made her USWNT debut in 2013 but then fell out of favor for five years.
  • She won the NWSL Championship with Gotham FC in 2023, scoring a crucial goal in the semifinal.
  • She played for six different clubs in four different countries before joining West Ham United.
  • Mewis has a degree in communications from Boston College, where she played for four years and scored 33 goals.
  • She is a dog lover and has a golden retriever named Finn.
  • She is a fan of Harry Potter and has a wrist tattoo of the Deathly Hallows.
  • Kristie Mewis is a supporter of various causes, such as LGBTQ+ rights, mental health awareness, and environmental protection.


Is Kristie Mewis Playing in the World Cup in 2023?

Yes, Kristie Mewis was named in the United States squad for the FIFA World Cup 2023.

How Old is Kristie Mewis?

Born in 1992, Kristie Mewis is currently 32 years old.

How many Goals does Kristie Mewis have?

Kristie Mewis has 7 international goals so far. As she is doing great in her career, we expect many more goals to come from her.

What Team does Kristie Mewis Play for?

She plays as a midfielder for West Ham United and the United States national team.