Kerri Walsh Jennings Biography
Kerri Walsh Jennings is one of the great professional Beach Volleyball players. She is best known for winning the three-time Olympic gold medal, 2004 Athens, 2008 Beijing, and 2012 London games along with her teammate, Misty May-Treanor.
Kerri Early Life and Education
Kerrie Walsh Jennings who is mostly recognized by the name, Six-feet of Sunshine was born on August 15, 1978, in Santa Clara, California, the United States. She was gifted to Timothy Joseph Walsh, father, and Margery Lee, mother. Similarly, Kerri has two sisters named, Kelli Walsh, KC Walsh, and brother, Mare Walsh. Regarding her nationality, she is American and belongs to white ethnicity.
The charming women first enrolled to Archbishop Mitty High School where she played sports such as volleyball and basketball. In that respect, she was a leading player for her school. Kerrie led her school’s teams to three state volleyball championship in 1993, 1994, and 1995. With her effectual effort, she was also able to lead her school’s basketball team to a state championship.
Kerri then joined Stanford University after gaining a scholarship from volleyball. During that period, she became one of the best all-around players in the collegiate Volleyball history. Later, she graduated from Stanford in 2001 with a B.A in American Studies and began her professional career.
Kerri Professional Career
The beautiful and talented woman, Kerri gained an overnight popularity after she made an appearance in the United States National Team. Till date, she has appeared in several games and been to different countries such as Sydney, Athens, Bejing, Rio de Janeiro, etc. representing her national team. Comparatively, Kerri has also won numbers of awards for her incredible talents. Some of her notable awards are listed below.
- Best Offensive Player- 2014 AVP
- AVP Crocs Cup Champion- 2006, 2007, 2008
- AVP Most Valuable Player- 2003, 2004
- Sportswoman of the Year Award- 2004 and 2006 with her teammate, Misty May-Treanor and so on.
Besides her professional career, she has made an appearance as an actress for the Movie Miss Universe 2012 and also hosted a weekly one-hour radio show, Sirius Satellite.
Kerri Personal Life
Kerri Walsh Jennings is a married woman. She married to American pro beach volleyball player, Casey Jennings in 2005. The husband and wife are blessed with two sons, Joseph Michael Jennings, Sundance Thomas Jennings and a daughter, Scout Margery Jennings.
The couple is currently living a happy life together. Kerri is a true mother as she provides equal time to her career as well as to her family. She also often credits her spouse as her source of strength and inspiration. The duo has a strong bond, and besides their relation, the husband and wife have not bruited in extra-marital affairs. Neither, there has not been any serious conflict between the pair which would lead to their divorce.
Kerri Net Worth
Kerri Walsh Jennings is one of the prominent figures in the sports world. She has an excellent height of 6 feet 3 inch and weighs only 71 kg which has made her body perfect to her heights. Likewise, besides her professional career, she is also much active on social networking sites like Instagram, and Twitter.
Talking about her economic aspects, Kerri makes a handsome salary from her volleyball career. Her salary has helped to boost her net worth. As of 2017, Kerri’s net worth is calculated at around $4 million.