Sydney Leroux Dwyer is a professional football player who currently plays as a forward for Orlando Pride alongside Alex Morgan in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL). She earns a great deal of salary from her career as a player and has added a lot to her net worth through it.
Sydney Leroux was born on May 7, 1990, as Sydney Rae Leroux Dwyer in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. Leroux's birth sign is Taurus. Her father, Ray Chadwick, was an American while her mother, Sandi Leroux was a Canadian. Her mother played for the Canadian national softball team, while her father was a professional baseball player who played briefly for California Angels in 1986.
She also played baseball for Whalley Little League from 1994-2004. Her parents got separated when her mother was three months pregnant with her.
During the sophomore year of her high school, she attended the Johnston Heights Secondary School in Surrey where she was the leading scorer for her team. Leroux played three seasons of club soccer with Coquitlam City Wild and helped the team win finishing third at the under-14 national tournament in 2003.
She received a bronze medal for helping her team finish third at the under-16 national tournament in 2005. She has also won a championship at the Canada Games in 2005 while playing for British Columbia.
From an early age, Sydney wanted to play for the United States women's national soccer team. She moved to Scottsdale, Arizona at 15 years of age to pursue her goal. There, she attended Horizon High School.
She played for the United States women's national soccer team starting in 2008 and later began playing for the U.S senior national team in the year 2012.
Sydney has earned more than 75 caps with the senior national team and was part of the American winning team at the 2012 London 2012 Olympics game and also in the 2015 Women's World Cup.
During her college years, she played collegiate soccer in the NCAA Division I for the UCLA Bruins women's soccer and at the semi-professional level for the Vancouver Whitecaps. Her debut for the Whitecaps came at the age of fifteen after being the youngest player ever to play for the team.
Sydney was the number one pick-up for the Atlanta Beat during the 2012 WPS Draft on January 13, 2012, where she played alongside her national team keeper, Hope Solo.
After the league's suspension in early 2012, she played for the Seattle Sounders women during the summer of the same year.
In 2013, Sydney made her professional debut for the Boston Breakers in the NSWL during the league's inaugural season. She was later traded to fellow national teammate Megan Rapinoe's team Seattle Reign FC in 2014, Western New York Flash for the 2015 season, and FC Kansas City prior to the 2016 season.
Sydney holds dual citizenship for both Canada and the United States and is therefore of Canadian/American nationality and is of mixed ethnicity. Her nickname is "Syd, the kid." She has a dog, a chihuahua named, "Boss Leroux" who has thousands of followers on Twitter and is often featured in the media alongside Sydney.
She is also famous for her relationship with English-born MLS player Dom Dwyer since 2014. It was not until February 14, 2015, on Valentine's, the couple announced that they had privately married in January 2015.
It was then on January 25, 2016, that Sydney announced on social media that they were expecting their first baby in September. On March 13, 2016, Sydney and Dom announced on social media that they were having a son, and Cassius Cruz Dwyer was born on September 10, 2016.
Sydney Leroux's net worth is around $3 million and earns $92,500 as her salary. She earns money from endorsements from companies like Nike, Nestle, and Beats by Dre. She has also appeared on magazine covers such as The Body Issue of ESPN. She was amongst the first women to be included in the FIFA 16, video games. She has personally met former President Barrack Obama after her team won the 2015 Women's World Cup.
She has a height of 5 ft 7 inches or 170 cm and weighs around 146 lbs (66 kg). She has a total of 15 or so tattoos in her entire body. Her body measurements are 37-26-36 inches. Her bra size is 34C.