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Soccer player Dax McCarty is married and a father of one.

Relationship Facts of Dax McCarty

Dax McCarty is married to Jen Zyski.
Dax McCarty married on January 14, 2017.
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He is father of One (Callum Jerry McCarty).
Dax McCarty is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

When did Dax McCarty tie the knot?

Dax McCarty is a married man. He exchanged vows with his college sweetheart, his long time girlfriend, Jennifer Zyski.

Dax and Jen met in their college almost a decade ago. They tied the knot on January 14, 2017, in a beautiful ceremony.

Then in 2019, this couple was blessed with a child. They named their son Callum Jerry McCarty.

Who is Dax McCarty?

Dax McCarty is a professional soccer player from the United States. Currently, he plays for Nashville SC as a midfielder.

He has also played for New York Red Bulls and FC Dallas. Recently, he has also lifted the 2017 Gold Cup trophy with the national team.

Dax McCarty: Birth, Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

He was born to Cynthia McCarty (mother) and Dart McCarty (father) on April 30, 1987, in Winter Park, Florida, United States.

He grew up with his family in Winter Park, Florida, and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity.

In his childhood, he started playing soccer in his hometown. Talking about his education, he joined Winter Park High School.

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Caption: Dax McCarty (Source: Metro US)

Later, he attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for just one year. In his college career, he appeared in 45 games scoring four goals for his side.

Dax McCarty: Professional Life, Career

Initially, Dax McCarty signed with FC Dallas to begin his professional career. On July 1, 2006, he made his professional debut against Chivas USA.

His first goal came against Los Angeles Galaxy on September 23, 2007. As a vital player for his side, he scored the winning goal against Real Salt Lake.

The winning goal also helped FC Dallas to win the series in 2010. Later, Dax switched to D.C. United on November 24, 2010.

He also captained the side from March 16, 2011. As the offer came to join New York Red Bulls, he left D.C. United on June 27, 2011.

From the 2012 season, he was known as the best player in the club. He started to assist regularly for the New York Red Bulls.

After his brilliant performance for the club, he was named captain on March 8, 2015.

Dax smashed a cracker in a victory over his former club D.C. United. In total, he appeared in 169 matches for the club and netted 14 goals.

Furthermore, Dax moved to the Chicago fire on January 16, 2017. The season became a huge success for him and the club.

He left this club in 2019 and 2020 and joined another football club named Nashville SC.

In his international career, he was in the squad for the United States U20 and U23.

On November 14, 2009, he made his international debut as a substitute for Michael Bradley against Slovakia.

2011 was a pretty successful year for him as a national player where he also captained his country in a couple of matches. After five long years, he earned his international cap in the 2017 Gold Cup.


As a club player, he won MLS Supporters’ Shield with New York Red Bulls in 2013 and 2015.

Besides this, he got his name in the MLS All-Star for two seasons 2015 and 2017.

Moreover, he also won the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup with the United States.

Net Worth, Salary

This player’s net worth is estimated at around $1.5 million. His salary recorded a whopping $400,000 in the year 2016.

Similarly, a soccer player’s average yearly salary is around $860k.

Dax McCarty’s rumors, controversy

After transferring from Chicago Fire, he criticized New York Red Bulls for mishandling his contract.

Later he stated, “From the outside looking in it looks like losing almost became accepted, and the culture of losing with this club almost became the norm.

From the front office, down to the players, down to all the staff. It almost just seemed like they were indifferent about winning and that’s crazy to me. That’s insane.”

In 2016, there was controversy when the Chicago Fire reached the top of MLS(Major League Soccer) from the last place.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Dax McCarty has a height of 5 feet 9 inches and weighs 68 kg.

He has light brown hair and his eye color is grey.

Social Media Profile

Dax is mostly active on social media.

He has around 410.1k followers on his Twitter account, more than 17.3k followers on Instagram and tentatively 5.8k people follow him on his Facebook page.


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