Ethan Horvath - Updated Jul 2024

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Ethan Horvath

Ethan Horvath is a professional football player from the United States. Ethan Horvath is a goalkeeper for EFL Championship club Cardiff City and the United States national team.

Early Life

Ethan Horvath was born in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, United States, on the 9th of June 1995. According to the astrological chart, he has a birth sign Gemini and is currently 28 years old. His full name is Ethan Shea Horvath. He holds American citizenship and belongs to Hungarian ethnicity.

The names of his parents are Peter and Deana. Meanwhile, his father played college soccer with the Midwestern State Mustangs and his mother played high school soccer.

Ethan Horvath – Education

Horvath attended Arapahoe High School and played for Real Colorado, a U.S. Soccer Development Academy team. He also trained with English clubs Bristol City, Manchester City, and Stoke City.

Professional Career

Molde FK

Ethan Horvath began his professional career by signing a contract with Norwegian Club Molde FK in 2013. Moreover, he debuted in a Molde matchday squad on August 10, 2013. He made his professional debut on May 16, 2015, after replacing Ørjan Nyland in the 55th minute of the match. After Nyland was sold to Bundesliga club Ingolstadt 04 on the 1st of July 2015, leaving Horvath as Molde’s starting goalkeeper at age 20.

Caption: Ethan Horvath diving (Source: Transfermarkt)

By the end of the 2015 Tippeligaen season, he had helped Molde surrender only 31 goals, the league’s second-best record behind champions Rosenborg. He played in the Europa League on October 2, 2015, against Ajax, making 10 saves in a 1-1 tie. He was named Team of the Week in recognition of his savings achievement.

Club Brugge

On January 3, 2017, he signed a four-and-a-half-year contract with Belgian side Club Brugge. Moreover, on May 5, he debuted as Brugge’s starting goalkeeper in the Championship playoffs.  He started three league playoff matches as Club Brugge won the championship and qualified for the 2018-19 UEFA Champions League group stage.

Moreover, he started on the bench for Club Brugge in the 2018-19 season, trailing Croatian international goalkeeper Karlo Letica, but he quickly reclaimed his starting spot. Horvath had three consecutive clean sheets against AS Monaco, Borussia Dortmund, and Atlético Madrid in the UEFA Champions League group stage.

Nottingham Forest

On July 13, 2021, he signed a new contract with EFL Championship team Nottingham Forest when his term with team Brugge expired. He came in as a 90th-minute replacement for Forest in their 1-0 play-off final win over Huddersfield Town at Wembley Stadium on May 29, 2022, due to an injury to starting goalkeeper Brice Samba. Horvath was loaned to Championship side Luton Town for the 2022-23 season on July 2, 2022, where he helped them win promotion through the play-offs.

Cardiff City

He signed a three-and-a-half-year deal with Welsh EFL Championship side Cardiff City for an undisclosed fee on the 1st of February 2024.

International Career

Ethan has represented his home country in different age levels in U14,  U20, U23, and senior. He was chosen to the United States’ under-20 roster for the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand, however his club did not release him.

Moreover, he was the U.S. under-23 starting goalkeeper for the CONCACAF-CONMEBOL Olympic qualification playoff against Colombia, surrendering two goals in two meetings and losing on aggregate.

Caption: Ethan Horvath diving towards the ball (Source:

He was part of the 23-man U.S. roster for the Copa América Centenario in June 2016. On October 7, 2016, he made his U.S. debut, keeping a clean sheet in a 2-0 win over Cuba.

He came in as a second-half replacement in the 2021 CONCACAF Nations League Final on June 6, 2021, after starting goalkeeper Zack Steffen suffered a non-contact knee injury.

Horvath proved to be vital in the United States’ 3-2 triumph, as he made many key stops, including stopping Andrés Guardado’s penalty late in extra time, which would have knotted the score and most likely pushed the game to a penalty shootout.

He was added to the US squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar on November 9, 2022. Horvath received no playing time throughout the tournament, with instead serving as Matt Turner’s backup.

Net Worth 2024

As per online reports, Horvath’s net worth is approximately over $1 million. His annual salary is said to be £988,000. He makes £19,000 weekly with his current team and has received significant income via endorsements and sponsorships. Similarly, his market worth as of 2023 is €2.4 million.

Relationship Status

Currently, Ethan Horvath is single. There are no rumours about his former or current girlfriend, affair, or relationship. He has successfully avoided any relationship-related headlines. Aside from that, he emphasizes his professional work over his personal life.

Currently, there are no speculations about his personal or professional life. Horvath has never been involved in a scandal. He has successfully avoided any scandal. His passion for his career is so strong that he did not even stick to any troubles.

Body Measurements

Caption: Ethan Horvath celebrating after saving a goal (Source: Luton Today)

This American football player stands 6 feet 3 inches tall(1.91 m) and weighs around 84 kg (185 lbs). In addition, he has a pair of brown eyes with light brown hair colour and his body measurement is 40-32-12 inches.

Social Media

Presently, this American football player is not present on social media sites such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.