Minjee Lee is a well-known Australian professional golf player. She is currently playing in the LPGA Tour events. Lee turned professional in 2014 and has already won nine professionals in her short career. Manjee has won six LPGA events, two Ladies European Tour, and two ALPG Tour.
Minjee Lee was born on May 27, 1996, in Perth, Western Australia. She is the daughter of Clara Lee and her husband, Soonam Lee. Lee holds Korean descent and has a younger brother Min Woo Lee, also a golfer. Talking about her physical appearance, Lee stands five feet and five inches tall and weighs 60 kg.
Minjee Lee has an estimated net worth of more than $5 Million. She has accumulated most of her net worth through her successful career in golf. Although, Minjee is very much early in her career and will be adding much to her net worth. Lee has a sponsorship deal with numerous brands like Hana Financial Group, Ecco, Srixon, ISPS, WAAC, and a few more.
Minjee has already made $1,160,681 in the ongoing season. Recently, She won the ANA Inspiration in the 2021 season and took home $675,000. Last season, Lee earned $724,272 as her prize money while appearing in sixteen games and making cuts in all of them. The Australian golfer took home $821,121 in her rookie year.
Minjee crossed her million marks earning in the 2016 season with $1,213,902. In the following season, Lee took home $1,027,941 as his prize money. She had appeared in twenty-six games and made cuts in twenty-two games. The Australian golf player earned the most in a season with $1,551,032. Totaling her prize money from LPGA events, it sums to $8,021,557.
Minjee Lee is an active social media user. Her timeline is filled with photos of her games and her family. She is very much an active social media user, and following her post, it seems like Lee is single as of 2021. Many online sites claim her to be dating her boyfriend, named Ranan. However, Non of them has not shared a word about their status.
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Minjee started playing golf from a very early age. She became the youngest winner of the WA Amateur Open at the age of nine. Lee won almost a dozen of amateur titles before turning professional in 2014. The Australian player became the number one ranked amateur golfer in February 2014. Minjee won her first LPGA title at the Lotte Championship in April 2016.
Lee was part of the 2016 Rio Olympics and finished seventh in the final. In April 2018, Minjee lost the final at the LPGA Mediheal Championship to Lydia Ko. She won the LPGA Volvik Championship in May 2018. She became the first woman to win the Greg Norman Medal for being the best Australian professional golfer on the world stage.
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