Lydia Ko Biography

( 1997 - )
February 26, 2019
First published on:February 8, 2016
by Jack Ol

Facts of Lydia Ko

Date of Birth: 1997, April 24
Age: 21 years old
Birth Nation: South Korea
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Birth Sign:: Acer
Birth Name Lydia Ko
Famous Name Lydia Ko
Father Ko Gil-hong
Mother Hyeon Bong-sook
Nationality South Korean
Ethnicity White
Birth Place Seoul
Net Worth $15 million
Weight in KG 51 kg
Affair with N/A
Currently Married N/A
Divorce N/A

Lydia Ko is a Korean-born New Zealand professional golfer who won The Evian Championship in France on the 13 September 2015 becoming the youngest woman to win the major championship at age 18 years, 4 months and 20 days.


She became the No.1 ranked woman professional golfer on 2nd February 2015 at only 17 years 9 months and 9 days of her age. Ko has an estimated net worth of $15 million in 2019.

Lydia Ko's Bio and Early Life

Lydia Ko was born on 24th April 1997 in Seoul, South Korea, she emigrated with her family to New Zealand as an infant and gained citizenship at age 12, hence her nationality is New Zealander and belongs to Asian ethnicity.

She attended Mairangi Bay Primary and Pinehurst School in Albany, New Zealand.

Professional Career of Lydia Ko

Moving to her early golf career, at the age of five, started playing golf. Her coach Wilson provided her a perfect platform to lift her career. Talking about her achievements, her success journey started from 2012, she is one of the youngest women to win a professional golf tour event by achieving the Bing Lee/Samsung Women’s NSW Open on the ALPG Tour.

She also won The Evian Championship in France, at the age of 18. Moreover, she was also named as one of Time magazine’s 100 most significant people. She surpassed the record set by Lexi Thompson at 16 years and seven months in September 2011.

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She is one of the appreciated names in the golf, this is just the beginning, and she undoubtedly has a successful future ahead. Ko successfully defended her win at the 2013 CN Canadian Open, recording five-stroke victory over Karine Icher at the Royal Mayfair Club in Edmonton.

Lydia Ko's Personal Life and Affair

Moving to Lydia Ko's personal life, she just started her career and is very young to get married, so we believe that she doesn't have a spouse, and she does not have any children either.

She became the youngest person ever to win a professional golf tour event by winning the Bing Lee/Samsung Women's NSW Open on the ALPG Tour on 29 January 2012.

She is a popular golfer and cameras follow her everywhere but the star player has managed to keep her personal life away from paparazzi, hence nothing about her current relationship or boyfriend has been revealed. Reportedly, Lydia is pretty near to her friend Inbee Park.

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She has made collections of several cars in his list. Some of them are Lexus Lc, Ford, and Chevrolet. 

Lydia Ko Salary, Net Worth and Endorsements

The 21 years old world's former no 1 ranked women golfer, Lydia Ko has an estimated net worth of $15 million in 2019, including all of her properties and incomes. She has made the career earnings of $9,718,624 till date while her earning in 2019 is reported to be $40,000.

Karrie Webb is one of the highest earning female golfers with the career money of $20 million.

Year Earnings
2016 $2,493,059
2017 $1,177,450
2018 $1,118,180
2019 $40,100

Besides her golf career, she also makes money through her endorsement deals with various brands. She recently signed a $14.5 million worth deal with PGX following the path of Cristie Kerr and Gerina Piller.

Besides, she can also be seen promoting other brands and products like Three Peaks, Rolex, GMAD Official, evian, Lesux etc.

She is a young and beautiful golfer and has an attractive personality. Further, she is 5 feet and 5 inches tall in height and a perfectly maintained slim toned figure. She has a growing fan on the social networking sites, moreover, info about his life and bio can be taken from various wiki sites as well.

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