Christen Press is an American professional football player who plays regularly for Angel City FC of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) and the US national team. On February 9, 2013, she made her first appearance for the United States national team in an international friendly versus Scotland. She has earned 155 caps for her homeland and now places tenth all-time in goals scored with 64.
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Christen Press was born on December 29th,1988 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She resides with her parents and two sisters in the Palos Verdes Estates neighborhood. She decided to play soccer at the age of five and went to Chadwick School for high school. She completed her education from the same school and initially enrolled in the junior and later in the senior team of the school before joining the junior level team of her club and country. She is 33 years of age and her zodiac sign is CAPRICORN.
|Full Name||Christen Press|
|Date of Birth||December 29, 1988|
|Birthplace||Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Zodiac sign / Sun sign||Sea Goat|
|Famous For||Football women|
|School||Chadwick School for high school|
Family, Husband, Relationship
Christen Press’ father’s name is Cody Press, who is an American soccer player at Dartmouth, and her mother Stacy Press, is a tennis player, and both of her parents were active in athletics. She has two sisters namely Channing Press and Tyler Press. Christen continues to maintain a very reserved stance towards her personal life and has never commented about her relationships on any social or electronic media. However, it is rumored that she is currently dating Nima Majd, but neither of them has confirmed the speculations.
|Father Name||Cody Press|
|Mother Name||Stacy Press|
|Siblings Name||Channing Press and Tyler Press|
Christen is a fitness freak stunning diva of the American Soccer and Football fraternity and stands at 5 feet and 7 inches (170 cm) and she weighs 58 Kgs (128 lbs). Her body measurements are well maintained, which includes, a bust size of 34 inches, a waist size of 24 inches, and a hip size of 31 inches. She is gifted naturally with ever-beautiful brown-colored eyes and brown silk hair. She has maintained a very toned figure due to her extreme sports routines.
|Weight (approx.)||Kilograms- 58 Kg|
Weight in Pounds- 128 lbs
|Height (approx.)||Centimeters – 170 cm|
Inches – 5 ft 7 in
Meter – 1.70 m
|Shoe Size||Not Known|
After enrolling in college, she began playing for the Stanford Cardinal at the collegiate level. She set several records and earned the Hermann Trophy her senior year. She is the Sandford Cardinal women’s soccer team’s all-time leading scorer with 71 goals. Christen Press was selected as the Soccer America Player of the Year as well as the Pac-10 Player of the Year after her college career. Her academic performance was as impressive, and she was named Pac-10 Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
Christen Press founded her club in 2011, after being conscripted to join Washington Freedom, which was later called magicJack. She joined Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC in Sweden for the 2012-13 season. In 2013, Christen Press joined with Tyreso FF in Stockholm after finishing the season as the league’s second-highest scorer with 17 goals. In addition, the squad advanced to the finals of the 2014 UEFA Women’s Champions League.
She joined the Red Stars in 2014 and stayed with them till 2017. Christen Press was selected by her peers for the Second XI team. She was appointed team captain in 2016 and finished the season with 8 goals in 14 games. She signed a three-month commitment with Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC in March 2018. She went on to score four goals in three games, earning her the Damallsvenskan Player of the Month award. She left the team prematurely to join Utah Royals FC for the remainder of the season.
In June 2018, she made her debut with the Utah Royals FC. She appeared in 11 games and scored two goals throughout the season. Her club finished sixth in the conference and did not advance to the playoffs. She was selected to the NWSL Team of the Month in 2019 after scoring against the Orlando Pride.
She had a potential sexual abuse incident that happened to her when on November 22, 2021, Christen Press accused erstwhile Chicago Red Stars manager Rory Dames of abuse. Press disclosed in a Washington Post piece that she sought to speak out about Dames’ actions to defunct US Soccer President Sunil Gulati in 2014, but her “concerns were disregarded.” Press went on to file a complaint against him with US Soccer in 2018. On the very same day, the NWSL’s players union stated support of Press and his former Red Stars colleagues Jen Hoy and Sam Johnson, who had made similar complaints.
Press’ net worth is calculated to be near about 55 million US Dollars as of February 2022. She has collected manifolds in form of best player and FIFA’s best women Sportster awards in 2018 and 2019 respectively. Her annual contract with the club as well as international income amounts to 5 million USD dollars yearly income
So, Press’ has been estimated to earn since her start of the career, roundabout in the same range. Christen Press has been enjoying a lavish lifestyle in a rich neighborhood in Los angles California USA.
|Net Worth||55 million US Dollars|
Facts and information
- Her full name is Christen Annemarie Press.
- Press was a host for FOX Channels’ Soccer based digital series named ‘The Buzzer’.
- Her father is white and of European descent
- Her mother is of USA descent.
- Although she plays football (soccer) she also enjoys swimming and athletics.
- She owns the house in Ney York City where she lives occasionally in.
- She is nicknamed CP-23.