Minjee Lee
Minjee Lee (Image Source: Minjee's Instagram)

Females have been playing golf for decades, but it was not until the 20th century that women golfers were recognized and given the opportunity to participate in such competitions. It is a game that started as a time pass and hobby for rich people and now has become a sport where people compete against each other on a huge golf course.

And today, we are going to learn about a professional golfer who has earned fame in the sport with her hard work and dedication. Minjee Lee is an Australian professional golfer who has become the number one amateur golfer after winning the Oates Victorian Open.

Who Are Minjee Lee’s Parents?

On 27 May 1996, Minjee Lee was born to Soonam Lee and Clara in Perth, Western Australia. Her father is a spray painter, and her mother is a housewife. Minjee grew up in a family of four with siblings, a brother named Minwoo Lee, who is two years older than her. All of them play golf together as a family activity they love to do. Minjee’s mother is a huge support in her life because she used to accompany her to golf tournaments and trips and used to make sure Minjee had all her stuff when practising. Even her brother now goes to school and plays golf.

Minjee Lee with her father 

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What Does Minjee Lee Do For A Living?

Minjee Lee is a professional golfer who became the youngest winner of the WA Amateur Open in 2010 while she was still studying in class 9 at Methodist Ladies College, Perth. In 2012, Minjee won the 2012 U.S. Girls Junior, and a year later, she won the Australian Women’s Amateur and in 2014 also defended her title. In 2014, She became the number one amateur golfer after winning the Oates Victorian Open. In 2015, Minjee started her professional career as a golfer and gained her first LPGA tour victory at the Kingsmill Championship.

Minjee Lee with her US Women’s Open Champion Trophy 

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In 2016, Minjee represented Australia in the Women’s golf competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In 2021, Minjee got qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and competed in the Women’s competition and scored 4 across the four rounds and finished in 29th place.

Who Is Minjee Lee Married To?

Minjee Lee is not yet married to anyone and does not have a husband or a partner. In the past, there were rumors of her being married to Ranan Tan, which turned out to be false. There were rumours online of them being married after both used to post pictures on their social media, but both never gave any comment to confirm these allegations.

Minjee is now focused on building her career and has kept her love life away from the media. Even her social media does not have any indication of Minjee having someone special in her life. Maybe later, when she gets comfortable with the idea of sharing her life with her fans, she might reveal the name of her partner.

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How Much Is Minjee Lee’s Net Worth?

Minjee Lee’s wiki suggests that she has an estimated net worth of $5 million, with her major source of income being her salary as a professional golf player. Minjee is also a brand ambassador for roles and has earned around $8 million. Minjee also has a 13th CME ranking, with her earnings up to $344 thousand. Minjee is active on social media and has 23k followers on her Twitter account along with 108k followers on her Instagram account.

How Tall Is Minjee Lee?

Minjee Lee has an athletic body build with a height of 5 feet 5 inches and weighs around 60 kg at the age of 26. She has maintained her fitness by going to the gym and training appropriate golf training and classes. At the age of 8, Minjee used to practice golf for 8 hours per day. Minjee’s physical appearance consists of dark brown colored long hair and black colored eyes.

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