Alex Morgan Bio: Age, Career, Family, Marriage, Husband, Kids

Who is Alex Morgan?

Alex Morgan is an American professional soccer player who plays as a striker and captain for San Diego Wave FC of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). She earned her first Olympic gold medal by helping the U.S. women defeat Japan at the London 2012 Olympics. Alex Morgan has also co-captained the United States women’s national soccer team with Carli Lloyd and Megan Rapinoe from 2018 to 2020.

Alex Morgan’s full name is Alexandra Morgan Carrasco but was born Alexandra Patricia Morgan. She was born on July 2, 1989, in San Dimas, California, United States. She is 33 years old as of May 2023.

Aside from being a footballer, Alex Morgan is also a writer and actress. As a writer, Alex teamed up with American publishing company Simon & Schuster to write a middle-grade book series about four soccer players “The Kicks”. She made her acting debut in the film, Alex & Me. The film where Alex plays a fictionalized version of herself was released in June 2018.

Early life and childhood

Alex Morgan was born to Michael T. Morgan (father) and Pamela S. Morgan (mother). Morgan was raised in Diamond Bar, California with her two older sisters Jeni and Jeri. Her father owned a construction business and picked up girls around the city to take to soccer practice.

The occupation of Alex Morgan’s mother is unknown at this time. While growing up, Alex Morgan was a multi-sport athlete at an early age with American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) and her father was among her first coaches. However, she did not begin playing club soccer until age 14 when she joined Cypress Elite.

About Alex Morgan’s father – Michael T. Morgan 

Michael T. Morgan owned a construction business. According to reports, he would pick up girls around the city in his vehicle to take to soccer practice. He is popularly known as the father of Alex Morgan. According to reports, Michael took referee classes to learn about the sport his daughter loved. When Alex Morgan was young, he surprised her by getting her a new pair of cleats. He got married to Pamela S. Morgan(Alex Morgan’s mother) in 1983 and they have three children together.

About Alex Morgan’s mother- Pamela S. Morgan

Pamela S. Morgan is popularly known as the mother of Alex Morgan. She got married to Michael T. Morgan (Alex Morgan’s father) in 1983 and they have three children. In 2016, Alex Morgan described her mother as a “Wonder Woman” in a letter she wrote to her younger self for The Player’s Tribune.

She wrote:

Mom is the family’s very own version of Wonder Woman. She just started taking night classes to earn her MBA so she can continue to help provide everything you and your sisters need. (Some nights, when she’s not around to make dinner, Jenny, who is all of 13 years old, fills in … and she’s become a great cook! You’ll love her chicken enchiladas.) Mom has virtually no time off. Monday through Friday, she’s either working or going to school. So her only breaks are on the weekends. But you know better than anyone that she’s not using those days to sleep in or relax. She’s sacrificing her Saturdays and Sundays so you and your sisters can participate in sports.

Alex Morgan siblings

Alex Morgan is the youngest of three girls. She has two older sisters named Jeni and Jeri Morgan.

About Alex Morgan’s siblings 

a. Jeni Morgan

Jeni Morgan is popularly known as the older sister of Alex Morgan. Further information about her is scarce at this time.

b. Jeri Morgan

Jeri Morgan is popularly known as the older sister of Alex Morgan. Further information about her is scarce at this time.

Alex Morgan Education 

Alex Morgan attended Diamond Bar High School, where she was a three-time all-league pick and was named All-American by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA). She later attended the University of California, Berkeley, where she played for the California Golden Bears from 2007 to 2010. She graduated with a degree in Political Economy.

Alex Morgan’s Wiki profile

Full nameAlexandra Morgan Carrasco/ Alexandra Patricia Morgan
Place of birthSan Dimas, California, United States
Date of birthJuly 2, 1989.
Age33 years old.
Nationality American
CareerProfessional soccer player
ParentsMichael T. Morgan (Father)
Pamela S Morgan (Mother)
SiblingsJeni Morgan
Jeri Morgan
Marital statusMarried
HusbandServando Carrasco (m. 2014)
ChildrenCharlie Elena Carrasco
Height5 ft 7
Alma materDiamond Bar High School
University of California

Alex Morgan’s Marriage and Wedding

As of the time of publishing this article (May 2023), Alex Morgan is happily married to her husband Servando Carrasco. The couple met at UC Berkeley where they both played soccer. They got married on January 31, 2014, and they’ve been together for nine years. Their union is blessed with a daughter.

Pregnant Alex Morgan.

Alex Morgan’s past relationships 

Alex Morgan’s only publicly known relationship is the one she has with her husband Servando Carrasco. Further information about her past relationships is scarce at this time.

About Alex Morgan’s husband – Servando Carrasco

Servando Carrasco is the husband of Alex Morgan. He is an American professional soccer player who plays as a defensive midfielder. He was born on August 13, 1988, in Coronado, California, United States. He is 34 years old as of May 2023.

Servando Carrasco spent his childhood living in Tijuana, Mexico. He later attended St. Augustine High School in San Diego, California, United States. He played for his high school and San Diego Surf Soccer Club until he turned 19. In 2007, Servando Carrasco accepted a scholarship at the University of California, Berkeley. During his first year, he recorded seven points on two goals and three assists. The following year, he was named All-Pac-10 second team and the Pac-10 All-Academic second team.

In 2011, Servando Carrasco was drafted in the second round (27th overall) of the 2011 MLS SuperDraft by Seattle Sounders FC. He signed with Seattle in March 2011, and made his debut on March 19 that same year, in a game against the New York Red Bulls. He got married to Alex Morgan in 2014 and their union is blessed with one child.

Alex Morgan and her husband and daughter.

About Alex Morgan’s marriage to Servando Carrasco

Alex Morgan and Servando Carrasco met at UC Berkeley where they both played soccer. They dated for a few years before getting married in December 2014 in front of 180 guests at Rancho Dos Pueblos in Santa Barbara, California, United States.

In an interview with People Magazine in 2015, Alex Morgan spoke about her marriage to Servando, saying:

We are both so happy, grateful, and excited to start our lives together as Mr. and Mrs. Carrasco. I truly married my best friend.

After their marriage, their careers continued to soar. For a while, they were privileged to play in the same city. Alex Morgan was on Orlando Pride while Servando was with Orlando City. But in 2017, Servando’s contract option was declined, and he was drafted to the L.A. Galaxy. In May 2020, the couple welcomed their first child Charlie Elena Carrasco.

Alex Morgan and Servando Carrasco.

Alex Morgan kids

As of the time of publishing this article (May 2023), Alex Morgan is the proud mother of one daughter. Her daughter who is named Charlie Elena Carrasco was born in May 2020.

Alex Morgan and her daughter.

About Alex Morgan’s kids

a. Charlie Elena Carrasco

Charlie Elena Carrasco is the only child of Alex Morgan, as of the time of writing. She was born on May 7, 2020, in the United States. She is three years old as of May 2023. Further information about her is scarce at this time.

About Alex Morgan and Taylor Swift’s relationship

Taylor Swift is an American singer and songwriter. She was born on December 13, 1989, in West Reading, Pennsylvania, United States. She is 33 years old as of May 2023.

Alex Morgan is known to be a big fan of Taylor Swift. The two celebrities also share a close friendship.

Alex Morgan and Taylor Swift were spotted together for the first time in 2015 when Taylor invited the entire USWNT onstage during her 1989 World Tour in New Jersey following their Women’s World Cup victory.

Alex Morgan and Taylor Swift.

In February 2021, while Morgan was speaking to the press during a USWNT media session from Orlando, she gushed about her admiration for the pop star.

She said:

This is the best news ever that she rerecorded “Fearless”. Like half of you guys don’t even know what we’re talking about right now, but I’m a] big Taylor Swift fan and I just love what she’s doing.

She added:

I just feel like I play the whole album on repeat. The album is amazing and now I’m excited to go back and look at “Fearless” because she said that she has six new songs… she added on “Fearless”.

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