Who is Kristie Mewis, Sam Kerr's partner? All the facts and details

Who is Kristie Mewis, Sam Kerr's partner? All the facts and details

Kenneth Mwenda, Jackline Wangare
November 19, 2023 at 5:28 AM

Kristie Mewis is a well-known soccer player in the United States. Her career in the game began in high school at a very young age. She is a midfielder for Gotham FC of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) and the United States national team. She also has a sister who is a footballer and a teammate in the national team.

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Kristie Mewis enters the field during a FIFA World Cup 2023 Group E match between the United States and Netherlands at Wellington Regional Stadium in Wellington, New Zealand. Photo: Daniela Porcelli/ISI Photos
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Kristie Mewis has won numerous awards, including the United States Soccer Federation Young Female Athlete of the Year in 2008 and the Olympic Bronze Medal in 2020.

Profile summary

Real name

Kristen Anne Mewis



Date of birth

February 25, 1991


32 years old (as of 2023)

Zodiac sign


Place of birth

Weymouth, Massachusetts, United States










5'7" (170 cm)


141 lbs (64 kg)

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Relationship status



Sam Kerr


Whitman-Hanson Regional High School


Boston College



Net worth

$5 million



Who is Kristie Mewis?

Kristie Mewis is an American professional soccer player best known for her contributions to the United States national team and the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL). She is a versatile midfielder who has played for several NWSL teams.

Her father's name is Robert, and her mother's name is Melissa. She has a younger sister, Sam Mewis, who is also a soccer player. Kristie and Sam were born 20 months apart in Weymouth, Massachusetts.

The two sisters helped lead the USA to victory at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. They became the first set of sisters to each represent the USA at a FIFA Women’s World Cup.

How old is Kristie Mewis?

As of 2023, Kristie Mewis' age is 32 years. She was born on February 25, 1991, in Weymouth, Massachusetts, United States, but grew up in Hanson, Massachusetts.

Where did Kristie Mewis go to college?

She attended Whitman-Hanson Regional High School and played on the soccer team. She later joined Boston College, where she continued playing football.

Club career

Since graduating from college in 2012, he has played for various clubs. The teams include Canberra United FC, Kansas City, Boston Breakers, Iga FC Kunoichi, Bayern Munich, Washington Spirit, Chicago Red Stars, Houston Dash, and Gotham FC.

For her first full season with Gotham FC, Mewis appeared in 23 games between the regular season and the challenge cup, tallying four goals and four assists. While at Houston Dash, she played five matches to close the season.

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Kristie Mewis of USA scores her team's third penalty in the penalty shoot out during the FIFA Women's World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023 Round of 16 match between Sweden and USA at Melbourne Rectangular Stadium in Melbourne / Naarm, Australia. Photo: Robert Cianflone
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International career

Kristie was a United States U-17 team member who finished second in the inaugural 2008 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in New Zealand. She scored two goals throughout the tournament. She was honoured with the Bronze Ball after being the third-best player in the tournament.

She also competed in the U-20 Women's World Cup in Germany in 2010, where her team was eliminated in the quarterfinals. Head coach Tom Sermanni summoned her to the national training camp in January 2013 in preparation for a friendly match against Scotland.

On February 9, 2013, she made her senior team debut against Scotland and was named to the Algarve Cup roster. She scored the game-winning goal in the third minute of a friendly match against South Korea on June 15, 2013.

Mewis dropped off the national team radar after earning 15 caps between 2013 and 2014. She was called back to a USWNT talent identification training camp in December 2019 after a five-year absence by new coach Vlatko Andonovski.

Kristie Mewis' stats

Below is a table of her career stats for the 2023 season.



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Honours and awards

Below are some of the awards she has won throughout her career.




United States Soccer Federation Young Female Athlete of the Year


NWSL Challenge Cup Champions


Olympic Bronze Medal

2021, 2022, 2023

SheBelieves Cup


CONCACAF Women's Championship

Film and TV roles

Mewis will appear in an upcoming Netflix documentary series that will follow the United States Women's National Soccer Team as they compete in the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup, which is set to be released soon.

What is Kristie Mewis' net worth?

According to World Cup Updates, the American player's net worth is alleged to be $5 million. She has accrued her net worth from her earnings as a professional soccer player, including her salary and endorsement deals.

Kristie Mewis' injury

Mewis was notably absent from this year's USWNT friendlies due to a lower leg injury. The 32-year-old midfielder, sidelined since the World Cup, has not resumed training with Gotham FC. The USWNT staff has not disclosed further details about the injury, deferring to Mewis and Gotham FC for any updates.

Kristie is progressing really well. She’s also in her home environment, working on return to play. And when she’s able to return to play and do that in her home environment, we would be looking at potentially bringing her in again in the future.

Who is Kristie Mewis dating?

Kristie is dating Sam Kerr, an Australian professional soccer player who plays as an FA Women's Super League club Chelsea striker. Sam Kerr and Kristie Mewis began dating in 2021. Mewis was previously dating Dash teammate Rachel Daly.

How tall is Kristie Mewis?

Kristie Mewis is 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm) tall.

How much does Kristie Mewis weigh?

The American footballer weighs 64 kilograms or 141 pounds.

Fast facts

  • Kristie and her sister became the first sisters ever to represent the USA at a Women’s Youth World Cup at the 2008 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in New Zealand.
  • She spent time playing on loan in Japan and Germany.
  • Andonovski named Mewis to the United States squad for the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup in Australia.
  • Mewis signed a one-year contract with Bayern Munich.

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