Amy Mickelson

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Former Cheerleader (1972)
Fri Aug 02 2019
By   Selena

Have you ever watched the 1988's movie Sunset? You must be close with the name Amy Mickelson who played the role of Alfie's wife. Also, former Phoenix Suns Cheerleader has always been in the limelight because of her golfer husband, Phil Mickelson.

The supportive wife of golfer Amy was born in the United States as Amy McBride in the year 1972. However, there is no information about her exact date and month as well as the identity of her siblings and parents. She holds American citizenship and belongs to white ethnicity. Regarding her education, McBride graduated from Arizona State University.

From the early days, Amy always wanted to be an actress so she made her first debut in 1988 in the thriller movie Sunset as Alfie's first wife alongside Bruce Wills. In 1992, she performed as a cheerleader with the Phoenix Suns for the NBA where she met a young golfer Phil and her direction of life changed.

Amy And Phil Mickelson Married Life

Amy Mickelson has been married to her husband Phil Mickelson. They tied the wedding knot in 1996 and dated almost four years before tying the knot. Now, they are been married for more than two decades and are also proud parents of three children. Well, since the 1990s, Golfer and cheerleader have been one of golf's most famous couples.

 Amy Mickelson is married to professional golfer Phil Mickelson since 1996
Photo: Amy Mickelson is married to professional golfer Phil Mickelson since 1996.
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Phil has been one of the most successful players of his era, and his wife has been one of the biggest supports over the years. The couple currently lives in California, and thanks to Phil’s success on the golf course, they live a fairly luxurious lifestyle.

 Speaking of now, the lovely couple is living in California and are living a relatively luxurious lifestyle thanks to Phil's achievement on the golf course. Besides, Phil's sister Tina Mickelson is a part of their family.

How did they first met?

The couple first met in 1992 when they were still in college. At the moment, Amy was a junior and Phil was a senior at Arizona State University. She was also a Phoenix Suns Cheerleading Squad member of the NBA.

When Phil said to her that he was a pro golfer, wasn't precisely sure what he meant. She even stated:

“When he told me he was a pro golfer, I thought he worked in the shop at a golf course,” she wrote in the book, One Magical Sunday, which was released in 2004. Little did she know, he would become one of the top players on Tour.

Their first date was at a tennis court. Things went well, and Phil asked Amy out again, inviting her to join the Celebrity Pro-Am in Palm Springs, California, for the first tournament of many. And she accepted his invitation to the Celebrity Pro-Am and ultimately became very acquainted with golf.

Amy Mickelson and Phil Mickelson.
Image: Amy Mickelson and Phil Mickelson.
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In Palm Springs, California, she accepted his invitation to the Celebrity Pro-Am and ultimately became very familiar with golf.

Children

Following the strong marital bond, Mr. and Mrs. Mickelson shared three children together. Their first child Amanda Brynn Mickelson was born in 1999 whose age is 22 years. After 3 years in 2001, their second daughter Sophia Isabel Mickelson was born.

Phil Mickelson and Amy Mickelson with their three adorable children Amanda (right), Sophia (left), and Evan Mickelson (middle).
Image: Phil Mickelson and Amy Mickelson with their three adorable children Amanda (right), Sophia (left), and Evan Mickelson (middle).
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Then, Amy gave birth to their third kid, a son, Evan Samuel Mickelson in 2003. But while giving birth to Evan there was a major complication. Amy ruptured an artery in her uterus, during the delivery, and the child stopped breathing. Phil said:

“I didn’t really get into it too much, but Amy had a very dangerous delivery with the birth of Evan,”“He had a very difficult delivery … He didn’t breathe for seven minutes and had the emergency nurses not been there with the equipment ready, he might have had some severe brain damage or other circumstances.”

Fortunately, they both pulled through but years later the family would receive more bad news regarding Amy’s health.

What is Amy Mickelson's Net Worth?

The actual amount of  Amy Mickelson's Net Worth has been concealed. But we can assume that she might be earned a good amount of fortune from her professional career as an actress and cheerleader.

 The golf champion Phil Mickelson has a net worth of $400 million.
Photo: The professional golf champion Phil Mickelson has a net worth of $400 million.
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On the other hand,  Amy's husband Phil Mickelson is one of the professional golfers in the United States. As of now, Phil has a net worth of $400 million. Well, the couple is one of golf’s strongest couples. They have both made a lot of fortune through the sport over the years. Hence, Amy is living a luxurious life along with her rich partner in the USA.

Mickelson has made more than $90.3 million in official cash from the tournaments over his two and a half decades as a pro on the PGA Tour.

Amy and Phil's Charity Work, Sponsorships

Through the Phil And Amy Mickelson Foundation, both Mickelson's are highly engaged in charity work and do a lot of good. The couple has devoted themselves over the years to assisting others and "giving back" to their society and beyond. Phil stated:

“Family is our own number-one priority. Both Amy and I benefited by being raised in our own strong, loving families and now we’re fortunate and thankful to be in a position to help others strengthen their own family bonds,” 

 Amy also added:

“We have not solicited donations but we have received them. We want those kind donors to know we’re truly grateful and that because our administrative fees are virtually nil, every cent that is contributed goes directly to our projects,”

In September, the foundation donated $100,000 in the Houston, Texas, area to support victims of Hurricane Harvey.

: The power couple Amy and Phil Mickelson is involved in various charitable works.
Image: The power couple Amy and Phil Mickelson is involved in various charitable works.
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Like many athletes, Phil actually manages to make more in a year through his endorsement deals. In addition, his websites like Mickelson's website lists Rolex, Amgen (AMGN - Get Report), Callaway Golf (ELY - Get Report), Workday (WDAY - Get Report), KPMG, and Intrepid Financial Partners among some of his partnerships.

Has Amy suffered from breast cancer?

 Amy was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009 and Phil stopped his PGA Tour to assist care for her. She came back to the Masters in 2010 where her spouse won his third Green Jacket.

Amy Mickelson was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009.
Snap: Amy Mickelson was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009.
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Amy beat cancer after an 11-month fight and has a smooth heath bill. Amy was strongly engaged in fund-raising efforts for breast cancer studies because of this near shave.

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