Julie Foudy Wife, Net Worth, Salary, Age, Parents, Bio, ESPN

Julie Foudy Biography

Julie Foudy ia a well known American retired soccer midfielder  and currently a espnW Writer, Soccer Commentator, Features Reporter and Host. For ESPN’s women-focused brand, Julie also contributes commentary, reporting, and digital features. She also hosts the popular espnW podcast, Laughter Permitted with Julie Foudy.

She has won two gold medals at the Olympics and two FIFA Women’s World Cups. She currently works as a spokesperson for a few company initiatives in addition to being a features reporter.

She was a player for the US women’s national soccer team in the past. In addition, Julie served as both the team’s captain and co-captain during her 274-cap international career. She also won the FIFA Fair Play Award in 1997, becoming the first woman and American to do so.

Julie Foudy  Net Worth

Foudy has an estimated net worth of $5 Million. She has been able to secure a decent fortune for herself as  a retired American professional soccer midfielder  and Espn journalist.

Julie Foudy Salary

Foudy receives a respectable wage from her job as a journalist. She receives an average annual salary of $200 Thousand which translates to a monthly salary of $16,666.

Year 2023 2024
Julie Foudy Salary $200 Thousand $250 Thousand
Julie Foudy Net Worth $5 Million $5.5 Million

Julie Foudy  Age

Foudy was born on January 23, 1971, in San Diego, California, United States. As of 2023 she 52 years old.

Julie Foudy Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Foudy stands proudly at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 meters or 168 centimeters). She exhibits an exquisite balance in her physique. Weighing approximately 62kg (136 lbs), her body measurements are enviable.

Julie Foudy  Parents

Foudy was born in San Diego, California and raised in Mission Viejo, California, United States by her devoted and caring parents. We tried to learn more about her family, but were unsuccessful because no such information is available in the public. Therefore, it is still unknown who her parents are. Furthermore, it is unknown if she has any siblings. Once the information is available, we will update this section.

Julie Foudy Husband

Foudy’s heart found its enduring love to Ian Sawyers, an esteemed American soccer coach, and their union has been a source of joy and companionship. Sealed in the sacred bond of marriage, the couple embarked on their shared journey in 1995, weaving together the threads of their lives into a tapestry of mutual support and love.

As a married couple, Foudy and Ian Sawyers exemplify the beauty of a shared journey, navigating the challenges and celebrating the triumphs together. Their commitment to each other not only enriches their individual lives but also serves as an inspiration to those who witness the genuine connection they’ve cultivated.

Julie Foudy Kids

Foudy is blessed with two children, Isabel Ann and Declan. Delcan was born in December 2008, but Isabel was born in January 2007. Through the Julie Foudy Sports Leadership Academy, Julie and her husband Ian have collaborated to run youth soccer camps and work on other soccer-development initiatives.

Julie Foudy Education

Foudy completed his high school education at Mission Viejo in 1989. Julie was a two-time First-Team All-American while she was there. She was also recognized as the 1980s Los Angeles Times High School Player of the Year. In addition, Julie won the title of Southern California Player of the Year three times in a row, from 1987 to 1989.

After attending Stanford University she earned her degree in 1992. From 1989 to 1991, she was recognized as the Stanford Cardinal women’s soccer player of the year three times in a row. She also finished her collegiate career at Stanford with 52 goals, 32 assists, and 136 points in 78 games. She was a four-time NSCAA All-American.

She received several honors, such as the Stanford Outstanding Sophomore, Junior and Freshman Athlete Awards. She was also selected for the 1990s College Team of the Decade by Soccer America.

Julie Foudy  Career


As one of espnW’s main voices at the moment, Foudy offers digital features, reporting, and commentary for ESPN’s women-focused brand. In addition, Julie hosts the popular espnW podcast, Julie Foudy’s Laughter Permitted.

She also contributes personality-driven features to ESPN studio shows like SportsCenter and Outside the Lines. For ESPN’s coverage of college soccer and the US National Women’s Team, Julie serves as the lead game analyst.

On the espnW podcast Laughter Permitted with Julie Foudy, which Foudy hosts, Julie contributes a number of episodes to her humor. Among young women of Gen Z born between 1997 and 2012, the EspmW is visible. Furthermore, the JFSLA and EspnW collaborate to develop an environment that inspires young female athletes and utilize a variety of media, including social media sites like Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter, to support the promotion of women’s sports.


Choose to Matter: Being Courageously and Fabulously YOU is a book written by her. Julie can also be seen in the HBO documentary Dare to Dream: The Story of the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team, which is available at Home Box Office.

Julie guides you on a quest to find your true self throughout the book. Along with sharing anecdotes from her playing days and personal experiences, the book serves as a roadmap for unleashing that courageous YOU. She also incorporates the wisdom of other amazing women leaders, such as soccer players Mia Hamm and Alex Morgan, Facebook superwoman Sheryl Sandberg, and anchor of “Good Morning America,” Robin Roberts.

Soccer  Camp/ Julie Foudy  Sports Leardership Academy

The Julie Foudy Sports Leadership Academy (JFSLA) was established in 2006 by Foudy and her husband, Ian. It’s an organization that focuses on leadership development and sports for girls. For girls aged 12 to 18, the academy offers a leadership academy in addition to a one-week combined sports camp.

In addition, the staff is made up of World Cup winners and Olympic gold medalists, among others, with a focus on developing leaders both on and off the field. Furthermore, Julie and her spouse Ian, who coaches soccer, collaborate to run youth soccer camps. Through the JFSLA, they also contribute to other soccer development initiatives.



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