Olympics: Is Sam Kerr Indigenous? Parents Background And Ethnicity

Sam Kerr was proud to show an Indigenous flag in a match in Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Yes, Sam is aboriginal. 

Sam Kerr is an Australian football player who currently plays for the Chelsea football club. She plays in the English FA Women’s Super League. Sam is also the captain of the Australian women’s national soccer team.

Sam Kerr Parents Ethnicity

Sam Kerr’s parents have mixed ethnicity as they come from a different ethnic background.

Sam’s nationality is Australian. She comes from a soccer family. Her father and uncles were professional footballers in the West Australian Football League.

Likewise, her grandfather was a featherweight boxer, and her grandmother was a basketball player. Along with her father, her older brother, Daniel Kerr, is a professional Australian football player.

Are Sam Kerr Parents Indigenous?

Yes, Sam Kerr parents’s are Indigenous which is why she is an Indigenous too.

Her mother, Roxanne Kerr, was born in Australia. But her father, Roger Kerr was born in Calcutta to an English father and an Indian mother. Her grandparents migrated to Australia from India.

Is Sam Kerr Aboriginal?

Yes, Australian soccer player Sam Kerr is aboriginal.

Fans are curious after the Australian women’s national soccer team known as The Matildas linked arms and posed with an Aboriginal flag ahead of their Olympic Games.

They took a stand against racism in an opening group game against New Zealand on Wednesday night in Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Sam was born in the west coastal areas of Australia, where the majority of people are aboriginal. Sam Kerr belongs to Aboriginal Ethnicity so she is Indigenous.

She is a proud aboriginal. She frequently mentions her racial heritage whenever she gets a chance.

Find Out Sam Kerr Age And Height

Sam Kerr’s age is 27, and her height stands at 1.67 meters (5 feet 6 inches).

Sam was born on 10 September 1993 in East Fremantle. Western Australia, Australia.

Learn Sam Kerr Background

Talking about Sam Kerr’s background, she is from an athletic family and played sport as a kid.

But she switched to soccer at the age of 12 as there were gender restrictions to play soccer. Kerr started her career at age 15 with Perth Glory.

After playing for several football teams she joined the Chelsea football club on 13 November 2019. Kerr made her Chelsea debut on 5 January 2020.

She also plays for the Australian Women’s National Team. In February 2019, Kerr was named captain of the national team.

Reportedly Kerr signed the two-and-a-half-year deal with Chelsea. The deal was worth $410,000 per season, totaling well over a million dollars.

Regarding her salary, It has been reported that she could be making $600,000 (Australian Dollar) per season after she signed for Chelsea.

Sam has a massive fan following on Instagram. She currently has 615k Instagram followers. Sam is also active on Twitter with 79.6k followers.