Robbie Rogers Biography – Retired Soccer Player And Producer

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Robbie Rogers' Bio

Robbie Rogers is a producer and former soccer player. Image Source: Robbie Rogers' Instagram.

Robbie Rogers is a former American professional soccer player who used to play as a left-back and a winger. Apart from that, he is also a television producer. The former player has gained an enormous fan base around the world.

As a result of his worldwide prominence, Rogers’ personal life has been in the limelight too. Thus, in Robbie Rogers’ biography, let’s know in detail about his love life, family, net worth, and many more.

One Of The Five Kids Of His Parents

The former soccer player was born Robert Hampton Rogers III on May 12, 1987, in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, USA.

Robbie is one of the five children of his dad and mom. He grew up with his siblings, Timothy Rogers, Nicole Camilia Rogers, Alicia Rogers, and Katie Rose Rogers.

Robbie Rogers' Siblings
Robbie is one of the five children of his parents. Image Source: Robbie Rogers’ Instagram.

Robbie Rogers’ parents are Theresa Rogers and Robert Hampton Rogers II.

The television producer went to Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, California. He attended the University of Maryland. Furthermore, he was even accepted to study at the London College of Fashion.

Robbie Rogers, Net Worth – $200 Thousand

Robbie has made a good name for himself in the soccer world. As per The Richest, Robbie Rogers’ net worth is estimated to be $200 thousand. Most of his riches comprise his earnings from his soccer career and other ventures.

At the age of four-and-a-half, Robbie began playing soccer at the American Youth Soccer Organization. He later played in different leagues, including Coast Soccer League, Hispanic leagues, USL Premier Development League, etc.

After playing for a year at the University of Maryland, Rogers signed a two-year professional contract with Heerenveen in August 2006. He played until February 2007, and ahead of the 2007 MLS season, Columbus Crew signed him.

The following season was Robbie’s breakthrough season as a professional. He played for the club until October 2011. Then, in December 2011, he joined Leeds United for just an initial two-week trial period. A month later, the successful soccer player was signed permanently.

Leeds released the soccer player in January 2013, and a month later, the player announced his retirement from professional soccer. After a few months, he joined the Los Angeles Galaxy of MLS in training as a “special guest.” Eventually, in November 2017, he retired permanently after a series of injuries that he faced that season.

As per The Denver Post, Robbie earned $225,000 and $233,500 as base salary and compensation, respectively, while playing with the Galaxy in 2017. Similarly, the table below shows some of his earnings with different teams in various years.

Team Year Amount
Columbus Crew 2007 $50,000
Columbus Crew 2008 $57,500
Columbus Crew 2009 $92,500
Columbus Crew 2010 $115,000
Columbus Crew 2011 $140,000
Los Angeles Galaxy 2013 $90,000

Table Source: The Richest

Robbie earned immense fortune and fame from his twenty-five years long playing career. Apart from this, he also makes money from several other ventures.

Income From Other Ventures

After his playing career ended, the former soccer player tried a different career path. He has been working in the entertainment business since his retirement. In 2015, the former athlete made his acting debut in the movie Luna Goes Cruising. He also acted in The Real O’Neals and Love, Simon.

In 2018, Robbie made his producing debut in the television series All American. Apart from that, he has worked as an executive producer in All American: Homecoming. 

Similarly, Robbie has also co-authored a book Coming Out to Play with Eric Marcus, which is priced at $17 (paperback) on Amazon.

The multi-talented player is also a business person. He is a co-owner of Halsey, a men’s fashion wear. Moreover, Rogers started the shorts, pants, and trousers line with some of his friends. Not only did he co-found the company, but he also models and designs. He also blogs about men’s fashion at Rogers & Becker with his stylist friend Warren Becker.

The former soccer player must have made considerable earnings from his business. As a result, Robbie Rogers’ net worth is $200 thousand.

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Is A Family Man

The soccer star is happily married to Greg Berlanti. The couple first met in 2013 at a rooftop Pride party when a friend offered to introduce Greg to Robbie.

The now-duo became friends, and their friendship turned into a romantic relationship when Robbie invited Berlanti to the ESPY Awards as his plus-one. The lovebirds then started going out together.

In December 2016, Robbie and Greg got engaged. A year later, on December 2, 2017, the couple exchanged the vows.

The married pair have been enjoying their marital life ever since. As Robbie Rogers’s husband is a writer and producer, they have also worked together.

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Has Two Children

Robbie has two kids with his partner. On February 18, 2016, the couple welcomed their son, Caleb Berlanti, via surrogacy. Three years later, on May 13, 2019, Robbie Rogers’ daughter, Mia Barbara Rogers-Berlanti, was born.

Robbie Rogers' Children
Robbie Rogers’ son was born via surrogacy. Image Source: Robbie Rogers’ Instagram.

Robbie is living a content life with his husband and kids. As an openly gay man since February 2013, he has been working to support the LGBTQIA community. His business is still going smooth, so he must be making a good income out of it. He seems close with his parents and siblings.

Let’s hope Robbie has successful days ahead.