Minjee Lee - Bio, Net Worth, Age, Boyfriend, Partner, Ranking, Career

Minjee Lee

Facts About Minjee Lee

Celebrated Name Minjee Lee
Age 26 Years Old
Nick Name Lee
Birth Name Minjee Lee
Birth Date 1996-05-27
Gender Female
Profession Golfer
Birth Nation Australia
Place Of Birth Perth
Nationality Australian
Father Soonam
Mother Clara Lee
Brothers Min Woo Lee
Ethnicity Australian-Korean
Race White
Horoscope Gemini
Religion Christian
College / University Methodist Ladies' College, Corpus Christi College
Net Worth $8 Million
Source of Wealth Golf Career
Boyfriend Ranan
Sexual Orientation Straight
Height 5 feet 5 inches or 1.65 m
Body Measurement 35-27-34 in.
Weight 61 Kg or 134 lbs.
Dress Size 4 US
Shoe Size 8 US
Hair Color Black
Links Wikipedia Instagram

Minjee Lee is an Australian professional golfer who is best known for being the number one ranked amateur golfer in February 2014 after winning the Oates Victorian Open, remaining number one until turning professional in September 2014. In 2015 she managed to secure an LPGA Tour card and won the Kingsmill Championship. In 2016 she won both the Lotte Championship in April and the Blue Bay LPGA. In 2018, she won the LPGA Volvik Championship as well as the Oates Victorian Open. In 2020 Minjee won the Omega Dubai Moonlight Classic at the Ladies European Tour Event and had her best and biggest win at the 2021 Amundi Evian Championship. On 25th July 2021, she won her first major championship, the Amundi Evian Championship. On 5th June 2022, she won her second major championship, the U.S. Women's Open. As of 30th May 2022, she was the 4th-ranked female golfer in the world. Minjee was interested in the game of golf from a young age. Since the age of 10, she has been playing, learning, and practicing the game. 

What is Minjee Lee Famous For?

  • Being a professional golfer. 
  • For winning her first major championship, the Amundi Evian Championship on 25th July 2021, and for winning her second major championship, the U.S. Women's Open on 5th June 2022. 

Where is Minjee Lee From?

Minjee Lee was born on 27th May 1996 in Perth, Western Australia. She was born to her father, Soonam, and her mother, Clara Lee. Her father is a spray painter and her mother works at the driving range. His parents were both from Korea and then emigrated to Australia in the early 90s. Her younger brother, Min Woo Lee, won the 2016 U.S. Junior Amateur, making them the first brother/ sister pair to win the USGA's junior championships. She holds Australian nationality and her ethnicity is Australian-Korean. Her race is White. She celebrated her 26th birthday as of 2022. Gemini is her zodiac sign and she follows the Christianity religion. Regarding her education, she next went to Methodist Ladies College, Perth. In 2012, she moved from MLC to Corpus Christi College, to be closer to her golf course at Melville Glades. She left Corpus Christi in 2013. 

Minjee Lee Career Timeline

  • Minjee Lee became the youngest winner of the WA Amateur Open in 2010.  
  • She was the winner of the 2012 U.S. Girls' Junior.
  • In addition, she won the Australian Women's Amateur in 2013 and defended the title in the year 2014. 
  • Winning the Oates Victorian Open on the ALPG Tour, she became the number one ranked amateur golfer on 26th February 2014. 
  • She turned professional in September 2014 after leading the Australia team that won the Espirito Santo Trophy.
  • On 18th May 2015, she gained her first LPGA Tour victory – the Kingsmill Championship.
  • In 2016, she won the Lotte Championship in April and the Blue Bay LPGA tournament in October. 
  • Moreover, she even represented Australia in the women's golf competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil where she finished in a tie for 7th. 
  • In April 2018, she lost the LPGA Mediheal Championship in a playoff to Lydia Ko.
  • On 27th May 2018, she won the LPGA Volvik Championship. 
  • In addition, she finished 2018 ranked second on the money list with $1,551,032 in earnings, finishing second in scoring average with 69.75 shots per round.
  • Likewise, she became the first woman to win the Greg Norman Medal for being the best Australian professional golfer on the world stage.

  • On 28th April 2019, she also won the Hugel-Air Premia LA Open, her fifth LPGA Tour victory. 
  • She was described by The Age as the "Invisible Champion of Australia".
  • On 25th July 2021, she won her first major championship, the Amundi Evian Championship, defeating Lee Jeong-eun on the first playoff hole. 
  • She next qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and competed in the women's competition. 
  • She won her seventh LPGA Tour event, the Cognizant Founders Cup, on 15th May 2022, defeating Lexi Thompson. 
  • Her eighth LPGA Tour wins, the U.S. Women's Open on June 5, 2022, earned her the largest payday to date in women's golf history, $1.8 million of the $10 million total purses. 

Awards and Achievements

  • 2010 Western Australia Women's Amateur
  • 2011 Handa Junior Masters, Western Australia Women's Amateur, Singapore Ladies Amateur, Srixon International Junior Classic, Tasmanian Stroke Play Championship
  • 2012 U.S. Girls' Junior, Tasmanian Stroke Play Championship
  • 2013 Australian Women's Amateur, Western Australia Women's Amateur, Rene Erichsen Salver, Australian Girls' Amateur, Dunes Medal
  • 2014 Australian Women's Amateur
  • Greg Norman Medal in 2018

How much is Minjee Lee Net Worth?

Minjee Lee is a talented golfer who has made a huge amount of money from her golf career. She has accumulated a net worth of $8 Million as of 2022. Her main source of wealth comes from the golf industry and she is living a lavish lifestyle at present. There are no details revealed regarding her salary and career earnings. She is also making a cool amount of money via brand deals and sponsorships. Previously, she finished 2018 ranked second on the money list with $1,551,032 in earnings. Her eighth LPGA Tour wins, the U.S. Women's Open on June 5, 2022, earned her the largest payday to date in women's golf history, $1.8 million of the $10 million total purses. She won by four strokes over second-place Mina Harigae, who received $1,080,000. This was the first occasion in a women's golf tournament where there were two prizes in excess of $1-million. Lee set a new record of 271 (-13) and led Harigae by three strokes after 54 holes. 

Who is Minjee Lee Boyfriend?

Minjee Lee is currently in a relationship and she is dating her boyfriend and handsome partner, Ranan. At present, she is living a happy life without any disturbances. The duo is even spotted in the public places holding hands together and their love bond is going stronger with the passage of time. Her sexual orientation is straight. 

Minjee Lee Boyfriend

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What is Minjee Lee Height and Weight?

Minjee Lee stands at the perfect height of 5 feet 5 inches or 1.65 m. Her body measurement is 35-27-34 in. Her body weight consists of 61 Kg or 134 lbs. Her shoe size is 8 US and her dress size is 4 US. Her hair color is black. 

Trivias About Minjee Lee You Need To Know.

  • She turned professional in 2014.
  • She plays caddy for her brother during his events.
  • She was the youngest lady ever to win the Western Australia’s Women Amateur Tournament in 2010.
  • Her mother is the main reason she got interested in golf.
  • Her role models are Tiger Woods and Rory Mcllroy.